The most beautiful actresses of our time not only bare their beauty on screen with their presence, but the living greats of our generation, which we here salute, also bare their soul. A great actor, like a great script, can make us laugh or cry. And these TOP 10 HOTTEST ACTRESSES OF OUR TIME made this elite list not only for their looks, but for their ability to move us in ways that only a great actor can; with their voice, their figure, their actions, and of course, with their face, and its every expression and nuance.
While our industry is filled with plenty of amazingly talented and beautiful stars, these women are at the pinnacle, the forefront of greatness and all it embodies in Hollywood. They above all others are the reason why men and woman alike intrigue or obsess about Hollywood. They are Hollywood, in its greatest form.
Ms. Jolie’s other recently released films were Robert Zemeckis’ Beowulf and Michael Winterbottom’s critically acclaimed A Mighty Heart, the dramatic true story of Mariane and Daniel Pearl. Ms. Jolie’s performance in A Mighty Heart earned her nominations from the Golden Globes, Screen Actors Guild, Broadcast Film Critics and Film Independent’s Spirit Awards. She is now also producing for feature film.
Ms. Jolie was heard as the voice of Master Tigress in DreamWorks’ Kung Fu Panda, opposite Jack Black, and was recently seen in the fantasy-thriller Wanted, for Timur Bekmambetov. Upcoming films include the long-awaited adaptation of Ayn Rand’s seminal novel ‘Atlas Shrugged.’ Angelina Jolie’s previous films include The Good Shepherd, directed by Robert De Niro and co-starring Matt Damon, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, co-starring her husband Brad Pitt. Also, ‘Alexander,’ directed by Oliver Stone and co-starring Colin Farrell and Anthony Hopkins, and the action-adventure ‘Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow,’ with Jude Law and Gwyneth Paltrow.
She lent her voice to the animated feature ‘Shark Tale,’ directed by the creators of Shrek, which also featured the voices of Will Smith, Robert De Niro and Jack Black. Ms. Jolie also starred in the Warner Bros. thriller ‘Taking Lives,’ with Ethan Hawke. In 2003, she played the lead role in the action-adventure ‘Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life,’ the sequel to director Simon West’s 2001 box-office smash “Lara Croft: Tomb Raider,’ and portrayed a relief worker for the United Nations in the provocative drama Beyond Borders.
In 2001, Angelina Jolie starred in ‘Original Sin,’ opposite Antonio Banderas for Gia writer/director Michael Cristofer. The previous year, she was seen with co-stars Nicolas Cage and Robert Duvall as car thieves committing their final heist in the smash hit ‘Gone in Sixty Seconds,’ for producer Jerry Bruckheimer. She was also in the romantic comedy ‘Life or Something Like It.’ Ms. Jolie’s performance in ‘Girl Interrupted’ garnered her an Academy Award, and her third Golden Globe Award among many more.
Prior to that, she played a rookie police officer opposite Denzel Washington’s veteran detective in the thriller ‘The Bone Collector,’ directed by Phillip Noyce. She also co-starred in Mike Newell’s ‘Pushing Tin’ with John Cusack. ‘Playing by Heart’ earned her the National Board of Review’s award for Breakthrough Performance – Female.
The HBO film ‘Gia’ earned Angelina Jolie critical praise as well as a Golden Globe Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award and an Emmy nomination for her portrayal of one of the first supermodels, Gia Carangi. Ms. Jolie also received an Emmy nomination for her role opposite Gary Sinise in director John Frankenheimer’s ‘George Wallace,’ a period epic for TNT about the controversial governor of Alabama. The film earned Angelina Jolie her first Golden Globe Award and a CableACE nomination for her portrayal of George Wallace’s second wife, Cornelia.
Angelina Jolie also co-starred with David Duchovny and Timothy Hutton in director Andy Wilson’s ‘Playing God.’ Prior to that, she starred in Hallmark Hall of Fame’s four-hour miniseries presentation ‘True Women,’ directed by Karen Arthur, it was based on Janice Woods Windle’s best-selling historical novel. Angelina Jolie also starred in Annette Haywood-Carter’s much-acclaimed Foxfire and Iain Softley’s Hackers.
Angelina Jolie grew up in Los Angeles, California, in the film industry, born to Academy Award-winning actor John Voight, and actress Marcheline Bertrand. She reportedly trained in the Strasberg method of acting beginning at age eleven, and later worked in London, New York, and Los Angeles as a fashion model at sixteen, and later starred in numerous music videos. She later attended NYU for acting, among further training.
As one of the undisputed hottest actresses of our time, Angelina Jolie has achieved major media and obsessive tabloid attention for decades. Her wild side and flirty sexuality has never hurt her fame either, including her earlier confessions of having a fondness for wild and experimental lovemaking, which critics and paparazzi ate up- not being able to get enough of her voice, image, and literally every move.
Angelina Jolie has also received wide recognition for her humanitarian work, which even her harshest critics now must acknowledge is sincere. She was the first recipient of the Citizen of the World Award from the United Nations Correspondents Association, as well as the Global Humanitarian Action Award in 2005. In February 2007, Angelina Jolie was accepted by the bipartisan think tank Council on Foreign Relations for a special five-year term designed to nurture the next generation of foreign-policy makers.
Ms. Jolie is also a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). She helped push through the Unaccompanied Alien Child Protection Act and founded the National Center for Refugee and Immigrant Children, an organization that provides free legal aid to asylum-seeking children. She has stated that she intends to spend most of her time, in addition to her family, to doing charity work to help others in the world, and intends to use her star stature as an actress merely as a vehicle to fuel the higher calling of her humanitarian endeavors.
Beautiful, talented, and an incredible person, Angelina Jolie has made the world a more exciting and better place due to her craft and her vision. She is without a doubt one of the top 10 Most Beautiful Actresses of Our Time. Don’t miss our next issue as we reveal the next name of The World’s Top 10 Hottest Actress, and, be sure to check out the other stars (in no particular order) in our archives section.
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