The Best British Actresses of All Time
Many British actresses have made a name for their talents worldwide thanks to their long careers, powerful performances, and high hotness quotient. How did they do it? Here we take a look at some of their best performances. British actresses are truly extraordinary in their talent. These women have changed the face and shaped the roles of women all over the world.
Kate Winslet is the youngest actress to be a star. She has enjoyed immense fame over the years, and has been part in some of the most critically acclaimed films of recent history. She studied drama at Redroofs Theatre School and made her screen debut in the British science fiction serial ‘Dark Season’ (1991).
Dame Maggie Smith began her career in stage plays, but was soon recognised by the British Film and Television Academy. In 1987, she was awarded a BAFTA for her work in two television series for the BBC. She worked on her comedic skills while studying at Cambridge University, and was a member of the sketch comedy group Footlights. She carried her comedic talent to the stage in ‘The Tall Guy’ (1965) and ‘The V.I.P.S.’ (1991).
Emilia Clarke, who graduated from drama school, made her debut on the stage and landed her second major film role. She went on to star in the hit television series Doctors and Triassic Attack before landing the lead role in the HBO series Game of Thrones. The role of Daenerys Targaryen earned her immense fame and recognition. After Game of Thrones, she starred in Terminator Genisys and the critically acclaimed Star Wars movie ‘Gone Girl’.
The British actresses list is long and impressive, and this list only scratches the surface. From Shakespeare to the West End, the list of British actresses is vast. In fact, there are nearly as many British actresses as there are talented actors. The question is, who is better? It’s easy to choose! Listed below are some of the best British actresses of all time.
Florence Pugh rose to fame as Black Widow, before becoming famous as the lead of the Disney+ show Hawkeye. She started her career as a model. Before joining the acting world, she appeared in a Pirelli calendar. Her success soon spread with films like Little Women and Midsummer. She has received many awards and accolades, including a prestigious Trophee Chpard. Phoebe Waller-Bridge is a British screenwriter, producer, and actress.
The list of British actresses is long and varied. Some have won Golden Globes and Oscars for their work. Several of these awards have been given to her. Others have won the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role. The list goes on. Let’s take a look now at some of the most well-known British actresses. We’ll only be focusing on a few.