You may think redheads are the butt of a joke, but being a redhead is a privilege. You can be confident that you will stand out in the crowd like no one else and turn heads wherever you go. Because they are so rare, those with red hair have achieved many things in life and continue to excel despite all odds. This list will provide examples of famous redheads who have been part of many memorable historical events and helped shape who we are today.
1. Christina Hendricks – American Actress
Christina Renée Hendricks was born in 1975. She is a former model and American actor. Hendricks has become one of the most recognized redheads in the world. Whether she is driving Johnny on “Mad Men” or kicking off her sexy stilettos on “Narcos,” Hendricks shows that red hair isn’t a curse but a blessing.
2. Alicia Witt – American Actress
Alicia Roanne Witt was born in 1975. She is an American singer, pianist, and actress. Witt’s first significant role was in the 1988 film “Queen Sized,” and she followed that with the movie “The Brady Bunch Movie” (1995). She has been in several supporting roles and made appearances on television, including “Seinfeld”, “Friends”, and “Providence”. She provided voice work for the 2004 Disney animated film, “Home on the Range”.
3. Alyson Hannigan – American Actress And Television Presenter.
Alyson Lee Hannigan was born in 1974. She is a television host and actress from the United States. Her most notable performance was as Willow Rosenberg in the series “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” and “Angel”. She is renowned for appearing on the American sitcom “How I Met Your Mother” from 2005 to 2014. In 2009, she landed a role as Lily Aldrin in the television series “Hellcats”.
Alyson returned to acting with her starring role alongside Hilary Duff in the production of “A Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie”.
4. Isla Fisher – Australian Actress
Isla Lang Fisher was born in 1976. She is an Australian actress and author. Fisher is known for her supporting roles in “Wedding Crashers” and “Confessions of a Shopaholic”. She played the lead role in the movie “Now You See Me” (2013) and its sequel, “Now You See Me 2” (2016). She acted in the comedy-drama movie in 2016, “The Great Gilly Hopkins”, for which she received critical acclaim.
5. Gillian Anderson – American Actress
Gillian Jean Anderson was born in 1968. She is an American actress and model. Special Agent Dana Scully recognizes Anderson’s work as an FBI agent in the long-running science fiction television series “The X-Files”. She is also known for her dramatic speaking voice, which she uses for narration.
6. Julianne Moore – American Actress And Author
Julianne Catherine Moore was born in 1962. She is an American actress and author. She earned her first Golden Globe Award nomination for “Far from Heaven” in 2002, for which she won a second Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama. In 2011, Moore received acclaim for her performance as Elizabeth Holmes in the biopic “The Company You Keep”.
7. Gates Mcfadden – American Actress And Choreographer.
Cheryl Gates McFadden was born in 1949. She is an American actress and choreographer. It is most known that McFadden played Dr. Beverly Crusher in the television series “Star Trek: The Next Generation” and later as Dr. Beverly Crusher again in “Star Trek: Voyager”. She also portrayed the role of Katherine Pulaski in the short-lived series “The West Wing”. She choreographed the dance number from “Star Trek: First Contact”.
8. Amy Adams – American Actress.
Amy Lou Adams was born in 1974. She is an American actress. In recent years, Adams has become one of the most popular and well-known redheads. She is renowned for her role as Lois Lane in “Man of Steel” and “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice”. She is currently starring as Lois Lane in the 2017 film “Logan”, based on the character from Hugh Jackman’s run as Wolverine in 2009, 2012, and 2014.
9. Jayma Mays – American actress
Jayma Mays was born in 1974. The role she is best recognized for performing in America is Juliet “Daisy” Diaz in the sitcom “Community”. Mays had a recurring role on the HBO series “Six Feet Under” and has starred in films, including “Bring It On”, “Death at a Funeral” and “Wedding Crashers” (in which she played the bride-to-be of Owen Wilson’s character).
10. Angie Everhart
Angie Lee Hillman was born in 1980. Angie Lee Hillman is an American model, actress, and singer. She gained fame for her performances as Rona Torgeson in “Nip/Tuck” and Eve Adams in “Boston Public.” Angie has a $10 million net worth.
Bridget Mary McShane was born in 1973. She is an Irish model and actress. From 1995 to 2005, she starred as Janet Montgomery on the television series “Leap Years”. She has also appeared in several movies, including the “Harry Potter” franchise, and other titles, such as the comedy-drama “The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus”.
12. April Bowlby – American actress and model.
April Grace Bowlby was born in 1974. She is an American actress and model. Bowlby is best known for playing Betty Barrett on the television series “Everybody Loves Raymond” (1998-2005). Bowlby has also starred in the television series “The Young and the Restless” (2003), “Reba” (2007-2009), and “Hot in Cleveland” (2010-2014). She has been in supporting roles in movies including “The Wedding Date”, “John Tucker Must Die”, and “Spring Breakdown”.
13. Karen Gillan – Scottish Actress
Karen Monique Gillan was born in 1987. She is a Scottish actress, best known for her role as Nebula appeared in 2014 Besides “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol, companion movie “Guardians of the Galaxy” (2016), both part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (2017) and “Avengers: Infinity War” (2018). She has also starred in the fantasy film “Doctor Who”.
14. Rachelle Lefevre – Canadian Actress.
Rachelle Lynn Lefevre was born in 1979. She is a Canadian actress and director. Lefevre is best known for her leading roles in the television series “The 4400” (2004–2007) and various television movies for the Hallmark Channel, including “Kathleen”, “A Little Night Music,” and “While I Live”.
15. Kate Mara – American Actress
Kate Rooney Mara was born in 1983. She is an American actress. Mara’s most well-known performance was as the villainous Nebula in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films “Guardians of the Galaxy” (2014), “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” (2017), and “Avengers: Infinity War” (2018). She had a key role in “The Martian” as well.
16. Nicole Kidman – American and Australian Actress and Producer
The birthplace of Nicole Mary Kidman is Honolulu, Hawaii, to Australian parents on June 20, 1967. The eldest of four children, she is the daughter of Janelle Ann (née Glenny), a nursing instructor who worked at the Royal Women’s Hospital in Sydney, and Antony David Kidman, a biochemist, and clinical psychologist. She was born under her mother’s maiden name because her parents were not married at the time of her birth.
17. Jessica Chastain – American Actress and Film Producer
Jessica Michelle Chastain was born in 1977. She is an American producer and actor. She became well-known for her roles in “The Help” (2011), “Zero Dark Thirty” (2012), and “Interstellar” (2014). She was a candidate for the Best Actress Academy Award Actress and a Golden Globe Award for her performance in “Zero Dark Thirty”.
18. Julianne Moore – American Actress and Author
Julie Anne Smith was born in 1960. She is an American actress and author. Her most notable performances are in “Boogie Nights” (1997), “The End of the Affair” (1999), “Swimming Pool” (2003), “Children of Men” (2006), “A Single Man” (2009), for which she won the BAFTA Award for Best Actress. She was a candidate for the Best Actress Oscar and won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama, as well as her portrayal of Sarah Palin in the 2012 film “Game Change”, earning her a Golden Globe Award.
19. Bryce Dallas Howard – American Actress
Bryce Dallas Howard was born in 1981. She is an American actress. The roles that Howard played in the fantasy action film “The Village” (2004); the science fiction film “A.I.” (2001), for which she won the Saturn Award for Best Actress; and the fantasy-drama film “The Twilight Saga” series. In 2009, she starred as Marie Curie in Columbia Pictures’ biographical comedy film, “He’s Just Not That Into You”, directed by Ken Kwapis.
20. Rachel Hurd-Wood – English Actress
Rachel Hurd-Wood was born in 1990. She is an English actress. Hurd-Wood played the role of Wendy Darling in the 2003 feature film “Peter Pan”, a role created by Bobby Driscoll, who voiced the character in Walt Disney’s 1953 animated feature. Hurd-Wood has also appeared in several T.V. series, including “The Bill” and “Casualty”. She appeared in the second series of the science fiction drama “Primeval”.