Hairstyles and fashion statements in Hollywood movies have always been a well-discussed topic. The actresses often try out different hair colors and hairstyles, but the attention towards the ginger beauties has never fluctuated over the years. Many natural redhead actresses have been part of mainstream Hollywood movies while flaunting their beauty; while, some other blond actresses also decided to break away from the “dumb blond” stereotype of Hollywood by changing their hair color and going ginger. Sometimes, the audiences even find it challenging to identify who among them is a natural one and who is regularly dyeing their hair to maintain their glossy red locks.
Hollywood has a diverse audience base, and the actresses who are reigning the film industry are also diverse. As red hair color is the rarest color, Hollywood also has very few natural redheads. Their uniqueness and beauty gave their acting career a kickstart. However, that does not hold the other actresses back from trying out the red hair dye and flaunting their beauty as redheads. Hollywood has delivered several on-screen redhead characters like Satine, Mary Poppins, Rose Dawson, Miranda Hobbes, etc., who charmed the audience with their charismatic appearances. Here is a list of the top 50 hottest redhead celebrities of all time to have stolen many hearts with their enigmatic screen presence –
1. Emma Stone
Emma Stone has earned more popularity for her red hair, but she is not a natural redhead. Though her natural blond wavy locks used to look pretty on her, she went redhead for movies like Superbad and Easy A. Her colorist Tracey Cunningham has revealed that red hair looks suitable with her sharp facial features and eye color and makes her look like a natural redhead. After she dyed her hair red for her debut film, Superbad, most of the directors asked the actress to keep the red shade of her hair. She could not get back to her natural blond shade until she was cast in The Amazing Spider-Man in 2012.
The actress has started her career with a few minor television roles. She debuted in films in 2007 with the role of Jules in the movie Superbad, and for five years, she stayed with her pretty red hair, trying out various styles. She looked chic in short wavy locks reaching her shoulder. Emma was equally stunning with her straight, long red hairstyle. The actress is well known for her casual street styles, and she is not much into basics. She loves to reflect her quirky self through her outfits. Emma Stone is a well-known name among fashion enthusiasts, and she has inspired many fans to follow her trends.
The actress appeared in multiple TV shows; she landed the lead role in the 2007 TV series Drive where she played the part of Violet Trimble. She was cast in the movie La La Land to portray the character of Mia Dolan. She bagged the Academy Award for Best Actress and the Golden Globe Award for her performance in the romantic comedy movie.
Alexandra Breckenridge is one of the actresses who looks stunning with red hair. Though she has tried multiple hair colors, including blond and brown, her red hairstyle will forever remain iconic. Her round face and prominent cheekbones match well with her red hairstyle. Her ginger hair suits her sharp facial features and electrifying eyes. She has also tried multiple styles like layered and wavy with her gorgeous voluminous red hair. Her fans cannot get over the redhead beauty who continues to charm them on screen.
Alexandra is a fan of chic style, and her hairstyle and tattoos show her thoughts about fashion. She is equally mesmerizing in movies as well as behind the cameras. The American actress started her career with supporting roles in films and television. She portrayed the role of Janie Shepherd in the 2002 teen comedy Big Fat Liar. On television as well, she continued to do multiple minor roles since 1998. She appeared in TV films like Even the Losers (1998) and Locust Valley (1999).
The actress earned praise for appearing in Dawson’s Creek (2000), Undeclared (2001-2002), Buffy the Vampire Slayer (2002), CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, etc. She also appeared in the fourth season of the HBO series, True Blood, as Katerina Pelham. She landed the lead roles in TV shows like Dirt, The Ex List, and Save Me. She was cast in This is Us to portray the character of Sophie, and her performance helped her earn the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series (2017). She characterized Melinda in the Netflix series Virgin River which received applause from the viewers.
3. Amy Adams
Though many fans assume that she is a natural redhead, her old archive proves that she isn’t. The actress started to dye her hair when she was 27, and for a significant time, she had red hair, which perfectly suited her facial features and eye color. She also accepts that her career is influenced by her hair color, and it will be wrong to deny that her fans are absolutely in love with the redhead Amy Adams. Adams, a natural blonde, was not encouraging the Hollywood stereotype of dumb blond, which led her to change herself into a redhead.
Amy herself admits, “The minute I went red, it was like, ‘quirky’ instead of flirtatious and dumb. It was really fascinating to see just one element of your change people’s perception and that became a very powerful tool for me, even in my acting.” (Source: https://www.allure.com/story/amy-adams-red-hair-successful). The actress has successfully grown beyond the stereotypes showing her multidimensional talent. Just like her beauty, her acting talent has also captivated the hearts of many cine-goers.
Amy Adams has an impressive career graph with a Screen Actors Guild Award, two Golden Globe Awards, and seven Oscar nominations under her name. She has earned praise for appearing in several American movies, including, Catch me If You Can (2002), The Fighter (2010), On the Road (2012), American Hustle (2013), Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016), etc. Some of her recent movies are Hillbilly Elegy (2020), The Woman in the Window (2021), Dear Evan Hansen (2021), etc. She was also cast in several TV shows, stage productions, and music videos.
The Australian actress used to feel embarrassed about her red hair because of nicknames like ginger. However, she finds people accept her hair color, and she also embraces it since it makes her ‘unique.’ This uniqueness is probably an additional reason for her to gain the attention of the fans. Her natural red hair with brown eyes make her look tremendously beautiful. As many of her fans claim, she looks very similar to Amy Adams. But, in 2019, she has changed her hair color to blond and has shown a whole different side of herself. Isla prefers pretty and simple outfits, which make her look lovely.
The actress started her acting career as a television actress. She snatched the attention of the audience after portraying the role of Shannon Reed in the 1994-1997 soap opera Home and Away. Her beauty stole the heart of many viewers, and her acting skill helped her bag two Logie Award nominations. The actress appeared in several roles in several movies like Scooby-Doo, The Wannabes, but her breakthrough role was in the 2005 movie Wedding Crashers. Her charismatic appearance in the film earned her the MTV Movie Awards for Best Breakthrough Performance.
For her portrayal of Rebecca Bloomwood in the 2009 rom-com Confessions of a Shopaholic, she received the nomination of the 2009 Teen Choice Awards. She was cast to play the role of a party girl in the 2012 comedy, Bachelorette which was a commercial success. Her success in mainstream film followed with the film adaptation of The Great Gatsby. She received multiple best-supporting actress nominations for her acting. Her 2020 film, Godmothered released on Disney+ and received an average response from the audience and critics.
Many people don’t even know that she is not a natural redhead, as she has been with red hair for more than 20 years. The actress has revealed that she has been dyeing her hair since her high school days, and she has tried multiple shades and colors. Though she is a natural blond, the red hue of her hair perfectly matches her skin tone, making her look like a natural redhead. She is well known for playing Joan Holloway in Mad Men, and her red hair, highlighting her beautiful face, grabbed the attention of many fashion enthusiasts. Her glossy red hair has set the trend among fashionistas.
Throughout her career, the British-American actress has captivated millions of hearts with her beauty and natural acting talent. Her signature red hair perfectly suits her radiant skin and sharp facial features, making her seem like a natural redhead. Her hairstyle and fashion statement have influenced many fans to try them out. The “Sexiest Woman in the world” (listed by Esquire Magazine 2010) started her career as a model. She modeled in New York, London, and Japan before being a regular face of commercials. She debuted on television with Rhiannon in the 1999 MTV anthology Undressed. Soon after that, she appeared in multiple TV series like Beggars and Choosers (2001-2002), Kevin Hill (2004-2005) in recurring roles.
Christina rose to prominence after appearing as Joan Holloway in Mad Men. Her charming screen presence and beauty earned her recognition. She also bagged two Screen Actors Guild Awards, two Critics’ Choice Television Awards, with six Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations. Her portrayal of Beth Boland in Good Girls (2018-2021) also earned appreciation. She has also appeared in films including Life as We Know It, Ginger & Rosa, Candy Jar, etc.
6. Karen Gillan
Though fans could not keep their eyes off Karen as she appeared in Doctor Who with her trademark red hairstyle, the actress herself did not enjoy being a redhead all the time. She has revealed that she was bullied in her school for her ginger hair. However, the natural redhead was confident that her hair color would always add to her uniqueness in the long run. Her shiny ginger shade hair color has inspired many beauty enthusiasts and influencers to try out her hair color and style.
With her naturally red hair, radiant skin tone, and charismatic smile, it did not take her long to charm the audience. In 2012, she received the Scottish Fashion Awards as Scotland’s Fashion Icon. The ginger beauty started her acting career with small roles in television shows. She also appeared in The Kevin Bishop Show (2008-2009) and The Well (2009) before she got her breakthrough role. She was cast as Amy Pond in the series Doctor Who. The redhead beauty instantly blew the mind of the audience bagging multiple awards and nominations for her acting skills and lovely screen presence. She received The TV Choice Awards in 2011 for Best Actress and National Television Award for Best Sci-Fi Actress for her stunning performance.
The actress debuted in films in 2010 with the movie Outcast. She portrayed the role of Kaylie Russell in the 2013 film Oculus which earned praise from the audience. She became a favorite of cine-goers after being cast as Nebula in the 2014 film, Guardians of the Galaxy. She reprised the same character in Avengers: Infinity War (2018) and Avengers: Endgame (2019). She is also credited for appearing in films like Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017), Spies in Disguise (2019), The Call of the Wild (2020), etc.
Jessica Chastain’s story of being a redhead is quite similar to that of Karen Gillan. She is also a natural redhead who used to be ridiculed and bullied as a child for her hair color. She has also revealed she did not want the uniqueness she was blessed with. But, the Zookeeper’s Wife actress now embraces her ginger hair color. She has also stated that, unlike many other stars, she does not want to change her hair color, and it is a way of celebrating herself.
She has revealed in an interview, “Whatever you are ridiculed about that makes you different is what you’ll celebrate in the future. If I wanted to dye my hair, I could, but I realized that’s who I am, and my differences (make me) special.”(https://www.today.com/style/jessica-chastain-doesn-t-dye-her-hair-movies-we-love-t114692) Rather than changing her hair color for a character, the 44-year-old actress prefers to sit on the stylist’s chair for hours to get her wig fixed. Her red hair and charming personality have always been attractive to the fans, and her confidence and self-celebration are only adding to that. The actress stepped into the glamor world as Shakespeare’s Juliet.
Though initially, she had to struggle as many directors found it difficult to cast her for her unconventional beauty and unique look, once she was on screen, her career took off. She did not only receive the love of the audiences, but critics also acknowledged her as one of the finest actresses of the generation. Her role as Miss Julie in the 2014 film adaptation of the play of the same name made her a fan favorite. The Golden Globe Award-winner got international attention for her performance in films like Take Shelter, Zero Dark Thirty, The Help, etc.
Joining the squad of the natural redhead actresses, next on the list is Bryce Dallas Howard. Though initially many fans speculated that her redhead is salon-born, her childhood photos reveal that she is a natural redhead just like her parents. She confidently flaunts her ginger hair while taking time to try and test different hairstyles. Though she has rarely changed her entire hair color, she often tries out highlights, glosses and also changes the shade of her red hair, which takes out the different auras of the gorgeous actress.
The eldest daughter of filmmaker Ron Howard was associated with the New York City Theatrical productions while appearing on stage several times. In 2003, she was cast as Rosalind in the stage production of William Shakespeare’s comedy, As You Like It. She was cast as the blind daughter of a chief in the 2004 thriller movie, The Village. Her mesmerizing acting in the film earned her the Palm Springs International Film Festival Rising Star Award along with the nominations for MTV Movie Award and Teen Choice Award. She was also cast in the 2006 movie, As You Like It, for which she received the 2008 Golden Globe Awards nomination.
The actress snatched the attention of the international audience after appearing in the fantasy movie, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse. She also let her fans explore her as one of the finest actresses of Hollywood as a part of Jurassic World. She won a Teen Choice Award and a Huading Award for her performance. Her films such as The Help, Gold, Black Mirror also received a positive response.
She has had blond hair for years, and sometimes she styled it in straight style or soft waves. This led many audiences to consider her as a natural blond. But, in reality, she is a redhead with extremely curly locks. Though her red hair is a perfect match with her light blue eyes and bright skin tone, she also looks marvelous in her strawberry blond hair. Her naturally red hair was visible in her earlier projects like Eyes Wide Shut, Moulin Rouge, etc. Later, the actress tried out multiple shades of blond and red while experimenting with various hairstyles as well. Blond or redhead, the actress is enigmatic in both colors.
Nicole started her acting career in 1983 with the film Bush Christmas. She rose to prominence with the role of Rae Ingram in the movie Dead Calm. In the 1990 movie Days of Thunder, she was cast opposite Tom Cruise, and her performance helped her garner international recognition. She portrayed the role of Virginia Woolf in the 2003 film, The Hours, for which she won an Academy Award. The gorgeous redhead in the movie Moulin Rouge! stole the heart of many viewers and received an Oscar Award nomination and a Golden Globe Award.
The actress debuted in films with the television film Skin Deep. Nicole portrayed the role of Martha Gellhorn in Hemingway & Gellhorn, which received praise from the critics as well as from the audience. She was cast as Celeste Wright in the 2017 series Big Little Lies, for which she bagged two Prime Time Emmy Awards. She has also appeared in multiple music videos and stage productions. The beauty is currently 54 years old and still reigning her kingdom in Hollywood with her acting talent and charisma.
10. Bella Thorne
The Instagram star is more frequently seen in ginger and red hair of different shades. This led many fans to question if she was originally a redhead. The actress herself answered this question in an interview with Allure in 2014, saying she was naturally blonde. She had to dye her hair for Big Love, but she fell in love with the shade of color. But, as Disney asked her to get back to her blond hair, she almost broke down. Though Bella has tried multiple different shades and colors, her iconic redhead looks are loved by her fans.
Bella is a model and was an ambassador of Neutrogena. She has also shown her talent as a musical artist with some steamy music videos. She stepped into the glamor world with an uncredited role in the 2003 film, Stuck on You. She appeared in the 2006 television series Entourage in a minor role. She snatched the attention of the audience for her role of Margaux Darling in the series Dirty Sexy Money. She landed the lead role of Ruthy Spivey in the 2008 film, My Own Worst Enemy, for which she won a Young Artist Award.
Bella appeared as a lovely redhead beauty in the 2010 series Big Love to portray the character of Tancy Henrickson. Bella received her big break after being cast in Disney sitcom Shake It Up. Bella as CeCe Jones charmed the audience, and she bagged a Young Artist Award, an Imagen Award for her charming screen presence and acting talent. She has also appeared in Katy Perry: Part of Me, Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip, Frenemies, Paradise City, etc.
11. Heather Graham
Heather Graham is one of the actresses who seems to look stunning in red hair, and many people feel that her red hair color absolutely matches her skin tone and facial features. She is spotted with the ginger shade of hair for a significant time, and hence her fans may think that she is a natural redhead. But, the actress is originally a blonde with lovely dark blond locks. She has also tried multiple different types of hairstyles, but her redhead look is still a fan favorite.
The actress was very much interested in acting, and her passion and beauty have made her one of the finest actresses in Hollywood. She quit the University of California, Los Angeles, to pursue her acting career. She also appeared in some TV commercials. Her acting career started with an uncredited role in the 1984 film Mrs. Soffel. Her first breakthrough film role was in the 1989 movie, Drugstore Cowboy in which she was cast to play the character of Nadine.
In 1997 she appeared in Boogie Nights as Brandy, for which she received the Florida Film Critics Circle Award, Best Ensemble Cast and MTV Movie + TV Award, Best Breakthrough performance. Her acting in the 2006 movie, Bobby, helped her garner the 2006 Hollywood Film Festival Award, Ensemble of the Year. Her name is also credited for appearing in films, and movies like, Guilty As Charged (1991), Even Cowgirls Get the Blues (1993), Scream 2 (1997), Miss Conception (2008), The Rest of Us (2019), Scrubs (2004-2005), Californication (2014), Bliss (2018), etc.
12. Sophie Turner
It did not take much time for the Game of Thrones fans to get charmed by the redhead Sansa Stark. Though many fans considered that she was a natural redhead, the actress herself has confirmed that she is a natural blonde. Her auburn-shaded locks not only mesmerized the fans but also placed her on the list of the hottest redheads in the industry. She secured her title after dyeing her hair for the 2019 film Dark Phoenix. Her dark ruby hair gave her a different look, and the fans could barely get over it.
Though she has been seen as a redhead for a significant time on-screen, in most of her considerable off-screen moments, she was blonde, like, at the time of her marriage with Joe Jonas and during her child-birth. Sophie also got back to her natural icy blond hair color after Game of Thrones was over. Whether a blonde or a redhead, her fans are in love with the gorgeous actress. Sophie started her career with Game of Thrones. When she was cast in the role, she was only 14.
Game of Thrones marks a significant milestone in her career. The blonde went redhead as the book describes Sansa to be a beauty with auburn hair. She earned international recognition for her role of Sansa, and her acting skills, charismatic and powerful screen presence earned her the Primetime Emmy Award nomination for the Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series in 2019. She has also appeared as Jean Grey in the 2016 movie X-Men: Apocalypse, and she also reprised the same character in the 2019 film Dark Phoenix.
13. Kate Mara
Her playful vibe makes her attractive, and her fans may feel it difficult to deny her magnetic aura. Though she has experimented with her look by going blonde and brunette, her original red hair seems to be a favorite of her fans. Her red hair color, when teamed up with her sharp facial features, make her face look sculpted. She herself revealed, “Even when I was a kid, I had this insane head of flaming hair. It looked like a wig.” (https://people.com/style/kate-mara-i-didnt-want-to-be-defined-by-my-hair-color/?amp=true). Though she may put it that way, her fans aren’t buying it. This is the reason she is considered one of the prettiest redhead actresses of all time.
As one of the trendsetters of Hollywood, the actress has also revealed how her hair color allows her to try out clothes. She has also stated in an interview with People that she does not want to be “defined” by her hair color. Whether a blond or a redhead, she never fails to mesmerize her fans with her acting and stunning presence. She stepped into the glamor world with a small role in the 1997 police procedural series, Law & Order. She was also cast in Everwood (2003), Nip/Tuck (2003), Jack & Bobby (2005) before landing the role of Brittany in the 2009 TV series Entourage.
House of Cards was a big break in her career; she portrayed Zoe Barnes in the series, and the viewers could not take their eyes off the lovely lady. She also earned the nomination for Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in A Drama Series (2014). She has also appeared in films like The Californians, Shooter, Iron Man 2, Megan Leavey, etc.
14. Holland Roden
“All you want to do as a kid is blend in, and all you want to do as an adult is stand apart in the crowd,”(https://www.self.com/story/holland-roden-interview/amp) this is what Holland Roden says as she explains her thoughts about her natural ginger hair color. Now she loves her reddish auburn locks, and she confidently owns every look she tries. But, this was not the scene for her when she was a kid. She highlighted her hair and tried out different other styles just so that she could ‘blend in.’ Probably she never considered that her pretty red mane would become her charming point years after, and it would become her primary tool to captivate the hearts of the fans.
Holland has a busy Hollywood career, and her uniqueness played a crucial role in giving it a kick start. The actress started her journey in the glamor world with short films like Consideration (2004), Morning Love (2011), etc. She joined the cast of the 2013 movie House of Dust to play the character of Gabby. She portrayed Kathleen McChesney in the 2021 film Ted Bundy: American Boogeyman.
The actress began her television career with a minor character in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. She received her first break as she was cast in the guest role of Bronwyn in the 2008 HBO series 12 Miles of Bad Road. After having single episodic roles in series like Cold Case, Criminal Minds, Memphis Beat, she appeared in Teen Wolf. She landed the central character Lydia Martin in the series, which earned praise from the viewers and critics. She bagged a Young Hollywood Award and a Teen Choice Award for her performance. She was also cast as Zoe Woods in Channel Zero: Butcher’s Block.
15. Kelly Reilly
Her acting skills are widely praised; whether it’s Watson’s newly-wed wife or mean Caroline Bingley in Joe’s Wright’s version of Pride and Prejudice, she is equally charismatic in both. Her expression and aura change from character to character, flaunting her acting talent. Her natural red hair adds to her pretty eyes and elegant look. She originally had beautiful copper locks, and her fans agree that her natural red hair emphasizes her facial features, making her appealing. They also appreciated her acting skills that work as a treasure for the films.
As she was fond of acting, she started taking drama classes for her GSCE course. This smoothed her way to becoming a name in the film industry. Her first television work was in the short-lived drama series ‘The Biz’ (1995). Just like her charming screen presence, she has shown her prominence on stage. She was cast in plays like Elton John’s Glasses, The London Cuckolds, The Graduate, and Piano/ Forte. Her remarkable portrayal of Desdemona in the 2009 production of Othello helped her garner a Laurence Olivier Awards nomination.
Reiley’s redhead was first observed as she was cast in the French coming-of-the-age drama L’auberge Espagnole. The short-haired actress with a pretty smile melted the heart of the audience with her short and sweet presence. She appeared as Clarice in the TV series Rebecca. She has also appeared in several films; her portrayal of Maureen in Mrs. Henderson Presents was recognized with the Empire Award for Best Newcomer in 2006. She became a known face to international audiences for appearing in movies of the Sherlock Holmes series.
16. Elena Satine
One of her recent Instagram posts reveals how much she loves her red hair. She posted a few images in which she could be seen dazzling with her red hair and put them with the caption, “Missing my red hair today.” She is a natural redhead with a shade more nearer to brown. The Russian beauty looks lovely with her wavy locks and pretty facial features. The Young model not only garnered attention for her beautiful hair color but also gave a kick start to her career in the glamor world.
Elena stepped into the entertainment industry at a young age; she was only five when she became a part of the Nergebi group with child performers. Apart from touring around Eastern Europe with her group, she also appeared in variety shows before starting her solo career. Elena started her television career with minor roles in some series like Cold Case, Agatha Christie’s Poirot, Smallville, etc. Her first major acting role was in the American drama series, Magic City in which she portrayed the character of Judi Silver.
Her acting talent and beauty help her to have a busy career on television. She joined the cast of the TV series, Revenge to portray the part of Louise Ellis. Her performance as Sonya Simonson in the 2017 series, The Gifted also earned praise. Her latest project is Cowboy Bebop which is all set to release, and the actress will appear as Julia, the main protagonist. She is also credited for movies like Don’t look Up (2009), A Beautiful Now (2015), Zipper (2015), Outlaw (2016), etc.
17. Ellie Kemper
Though many redhead actresses consider that their film career took off quickly for their unique look, Ellie Kemper has something else to say. She is a natural redhead, but she has considered the easy-going stereotype attached to the redheads probably gulped her down as well. In an interview with Time in 2018, she revealed that people’s attitude towards her changed after she dyed her hair brown for The Office. She said, “I didn’t realize how much I used my red hair and girlish laughter to attempt to charm people and get free desserts. When I was a brunette, I felt like people took me more seriously. I don’t know if it’s the characters I play or the fact that I’m a redhead, but people laugh at me before I say anything.” (https://time.com/5421577/ellie-kemper-squirrel-days/). Though the actress put her story of being a redhead in this way, her fans are definitely in love with her lovely ginger locks.
Her interest in comedy led her to join Princeton’s oldest improv comedy group, Quipfire! She became a familiar name to the audience as she started appearing in commercials, comedy sketches on Late Night with Conan O’Brien, Important Things with Demetri Martin, The Gastineau Girls, etc. She had the recurring role of Erin Hannon in the series The Office, and her fans found her in a new avatar after she turned herself into a brunette.
She also landed the lead role of Kimmy Schmidt in the American Sitcom, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. She debuted in film with the 2009 movie Mystery Team. She was also cast in films like Bridesmaids, They Came Together, The Stand In, etc. She has also worked as a voice artist in a few movies like The Secret Life of Pets, The Lego Batman Movie.
18. Alyson Hannigan
Her fans are absolutely in love with her bubbly personality and charming presence that almost lights up the screen. During Buffy the Vampire Slayer, the redhead beauty stole the heart of many viewers. She looked equally captivating in How I Met Your Mother. Alyson has had red hair for years, and many fans may not know that she is not a natural redhead. The gorgeous actress grew up as a brunette. As her facial features suit well with red hair, many may fail to realize it. Whether she is a brunette or a redhead, her fans are in love with her acting skill and sensuality.
The actress started her journey in the entertainment world with films; she debuted in cinema with her role of Patty Stubbs in Impure Thoughts. She played the role of Jessy Mills in the comedy, My Stepmother is an Alien. She debuted on television with the character Jessie Harper in the 1989-90 series, Free Spirit. Alyson became a household name after she appeared as Willow Rosenberg in the supernatural drama series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Her screen presence and acting skill helped her garner Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress on Television.
Her fans were mesmerized when the actress appeared on television in the role of Lily Aldrin in the series, How I Met Your Mother. She bagged two People’s Choice Awards for her role in the TV series. Alyson was part of several hit movies, like American Pie and American Reunion and Flora & Ulysses, etc. The actress received the Young Hollywood Award for Best Ensemble Cast in 2000 for her movie, American Pie.
19. Analeigh Tipton
Though Aneleigh Tipton was born with rich brown hair color, she is one of the actresses who keep doing endless experiments with their hairstyle and hair color. She has tried different hairstyles and has worn red, caramel, and multiple other hair colors. Since she has a pale complexion and blue eyes, she is best suited in coppery red and caramel hair dye. This is the reason there was speculation that she is a natural redhead. However, the result of her experiments came out stunning all the time because of her beauty and confidence.
Analeigh was a skater who earned recognition at the age of sixteen. She was signed with a modeling agency before getting in the modeling contest and show America’s Next Top Model in 2008. She gained exposure to the glam world after appearing in Cycle 11 of the show, and she got the third position. She appeared in Big Bang Theory with Samantha Potter. She played the character of Sandee in the 2011 film Hung. She perfectly portrayed the character of the fiancée of a Gigolo. She was cast as Dana Hopkins in the 2014 romantic comedy film.
The actress debuted in films in the year 2011 as she was cast as Ana Lee in the Green Hornet. Her portrayal of Jessica Riley, a babysitter in the 2011 movie Crazy, Stupid, Love, also earned appreciation from the audience. She has also appeared in films like Damsels in Distress (2011), Warm Bodies (2013), Mississippi Grind (2015), In Dubious Battle (2016), Golden Exits (2017), Better Start Running (2018), etc.
20. Amanda Righetti
Amanda Righetti is one of the actresses who have tried a different set of hair colors, but her brunette hair and auburn-shaded red hair made her look amazing. The red hair adds a soft tone to her facial features and make her look stunning. Probably, this is the reason fans fell in love with her red hairstyle with fringes that covered her forehead. As she tried out a wavy copper hairstyle, many fashion enthusiasts decided to try it out themselves. Her beauty and acting abilities are, together, perhaps the best combination to steal anyone’s heart.
Amanda stepped into the glamor world as a model at the age of 14, and her journey as an actress started when she was eighteen. Her film career began in 1995 with some minor roles in films like Love and Happiness. She appeared as Samantha Goodman in the 2002 movie Angel Blade. She was cast in the 2008 short film Matter, for which she received the 2009 New York Independent International Film and Video Festival Award for Best Actress in a Short Film.
She debuted on television with a single episodic role in the police procedural drama CSI: Crime Scene Investigation in 2001. Soon after, she marveled the audience with her portrayal of Hailey Nichol in The 2013-2015 series, The O.C., she landed the lead role of Tessa Lewis in the TV series North Shore. She was cast as Grace Van Pelt in the series The Mentalist in 2008. The hot and sexy Grace with slightly wavy and bouncy red locks stole the heart of the viewers.
21. Rose Leslie
The Game of Thrones fans were charmed by her beauty, and it did not take her long for Ygritte to garner her own fandom. Though fans fell in love with the redhead actress, she was not ready to accept her natural hair color for making her unconventional. The Game of Thrones star admitted that it took her several years to accept her natural red hair color. She stated, “When I was younger, I wanted to dye my hair black. I’ve only recently begun to love and accept that colour.” Her rare beauty perhaps helped her to be one of the most-attractive Game of Thrones characters.
The Scottish actress started her television career with a minor role in the 2008 series, Banged Up Abroad. She appeared in the 2009 television film New Town to portray the role of Rhian, for which she received the 2013 British Academy Scotland New Talent Awards for Best Acting Performance. She snatched the attention of the viewers after appearing as Ygritte in Game of Thrones. The character was initially a recurring one which was turned into a main character in season 3. She was cast as Emma Lane in the fourth series of the 2015 psychological crime drama, Luther.
Rose appeared in the 2017-19 legal drama, The Good Fight to portray the character of Maia Rindell. The actress debuted in films with the role of Fiona in the 2012 romantic drama film, Now Is Good. She is also credited for films like Honeymoon (2014), The Last Witch Hunter (2015), Morgan (2016), etc. The actress has also mesmerized the audience with her mind-blowing stage presence as she has appeared in stage productions of Romeo and Juliet, The Caucasian Chalk Circle, Antigone, etc.
22. Jayma Mays
As a natural redhead, she also claimed that red hair made her stand out from the crowd. But, rather than finding it discouraging, she was happy with it. She embraced her ‘quirky’ nature, and she considered that her red hair made her different as she was growing up. Her actress looks breath-taking in the copper-shaded hairstyle that sharpens her peachy skin tone. She has also tried multiple hairstyles. The Glee actress’s most iconic look was her layered hairstyle with face-framing fringes. Mays received praise from the audience and critics for her role of Emma Pillsbury in Glee. The redhead Guidance Counselor stole the show and the hearts of the audiences at the same time. Her performance was acknowledged with a Screen Actors Guild Award in 2010.
The actress started her career with the role of Molly in the 2004 TV series Joey. She has also appeared in multiple TV shows and pilots like The Comeback (2005), How I Met Your Mother, Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (2006) before being cast in the role of Charlie Andrews in the superhero drama series, Heroes. She portrayed the character of Charlie, Henry Grubstick’s ex-girlfriend, in the comedy-drama series Ugly Betty. After her massive success in Glee, Mays also landed the lead role in the 2013 sitcom The Millers, where she played the role of Debbie.
She is also known for appearing as prosecutor Carol Anne Keane in the Trial and Error 2017-18 series. The actress has also been a part of the cast in several movies; she debuted in films with the character of Cynthia in the 2005 movie Red Eye. She portrayed Grace Winslow in the 2013 film, The Smurfs 2, for which she earned the nomination of the Kids’ Choice Awards – Favorite Movie Actress.
23. Judy Greer
All she wanted was to look different, and this is what made her get listed as one of the hottest redheads. Judy Greer is not a natural redhead, and she is a lovely brunette beauty. She first dyed her hair red to look different from Jennifer Aniston in the series Miss Guided and the rest is history. The actress became a sensation with her red mane and radiant skin tone. She has tried the strawberry hair, which matched perfectly with her pinkish-white complexion and blue eyes. Her fans are thankful that they get to see their favorite star in a new look.
Greer has showcased her acting skills in movies and television shows and charmed the audience with her enigmatic presence. She debuted in films with the role of Cynthia in the 1998 horror movie Stricken. She joined the cast of the 2004 film 13 Going on 30 to portray the role of Lucy Wyman. She received the nomination for the 2004 Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Villain for this movie. Her portrayal of Julie Speer in the 2011 movie The Descendants earned her wide recognition. She was also nominated for the Satellite Award, Critics’ Choice movie Award for her powerful acting in the film.
Greer’s first television work was as Cindy in the 1997 series Early Edition. After being cast in Love & Money, she appeared as Kitty Sanchez in the American sitcom, Arrested Development. The actress considers this movie a remarkable project in her career as it has made her a known name to the common audience. Some of her other television projects are Miss Guided, Mad Love, Married, Kidding, etc.
24. Deborah Ann Woll
For Deborah Ann Woll dyeing her hair red was a way to stand out in the country. As she stated to Elle in an interview in 2009, “As a fair skinned blonde, I disappeared into the background. I’ve always been a loner, so I suppose dyeing my hair red was a way to say, ‘I’m here, I exist, I’m a human being and you can’t just push me aside.” Her big break on television came as she was cast in the fantasy drama series True Blood. The redhead beauty on the show snatched the attention of the viewers. Till the end of the show, she continued to have her red locks. But, in later years, she got back to her original hair color while embracing it.
Deborah has also stunned her fans with her outstanding acting skills and powerful screen presence. The student of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts (RADA) started her career with the crime-drama TV series Life in 2007. She also appeared in TV series like ER, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation before landing the lead role of Jessica Hamby in the 2008-2014 series, True Blood. She jointly received the Satellite Award for Best Cast in 2019 for True Blood with her co-stars in the show. She portrayed Karen Page in the TV show, Daredevil and later appeared as Karen in The Defenders and The Punisher.
The actress debuted in films with the 2010 psychological horror film Mother’s Day. She has also appeared as Karen Page in the Marvel Cinematic Universe series for Netflix. Her filmography includes names like Little Murder, Ruby Sparks, Highland Park, The Automatic Hate, Forever, Silver Lake, Escape Room, etc.
25. Natalya Rudakova
Many viewers searched her name online after they spotted a freckled redhead beauty in the 2008 movie Transporter 3. Her sexy look and sharp gaze attracted many viewers. Natalya Rudakova is the hot actress from Transporter 3, and her red hairstyle is a favorite of many fans. The actress has a sharp jawline, and her facial structure matches her red hair. The ginger beauty has also shown her marvelous acting skills in several movies.
Natalya was born in Leningrad, which was a part of the former Soviet Union. She later moved to New York with her parents when she was seventeen years old. Her journey as an actress started almost unexpectedly. As she was working in a salon, she was spotted by Luc Besson, who happened to be the co-writer of Transporter 3. After basic acting lessons, Rudakova was cast as the female protagonist of the 2008 movie Transporter 3. She portrayed the character of Valentina Tomilenko, the love interest of Frank Martin.
After earning recognition for her acting in Transporter 3, Rudakova has appeared in several other films and TV shows. Some of her acting projects include names like Roads to Olympia (2019), Darkest Before Dawn (2015), Blindspot (2015 TV series), A Novel Romance (2011), Coffee Café, etc. Rudakova was cast as Judith Delfont in the television film Main Justice. She also appeared in an episode of the 2010 docu-series, The American Dream: An Illusion or Reality for Belarus Immigrants.
26. Sarah Snook
The actress has previously talked about the unrealistic beauty standard that Hollywood has, and she wants the industry to embrace women with their diversity. She has shown that Hollywood can get mesmerizing outcomes if, instead of stereotyping women with certain characters, they can appreciate them. She is a natural redhead, and she has broken the ginger beauty stereotype of Hollywood. The actress has appeared in several movies to portray powerful women, and fans are absolutely in love with her confidence and charisma.
The actress stepped into the glamor world as a stage performer as she appeared in the stage productions of Macbeth, King Lear, and Gallipoli. The actress started her film career with two short films, Crystal Jam (2010) and The Best Man (2011). After playing a minor role in the 2011 film Sleeping Beauty, she was cast as Stevie in the 2012 movie, Not Suitable for Children. She bagged the 2013 Film Critics Circle of Australia Award for the film. She appeared as Andrea Cunningham in the 2015 biopic of Steve Jobs.
Her latest work is Pieces of Woman (2020), in which she portrayed Suzanne. She is credited for films such as Predestination, Holding the Man, Brothers’ Nest, An American Pickle. Snook made her television debut with the character of Sophie in the 2009 series, All Saints. She portrayed the character of Sal Thornhill in the 2015 film, the Secret River. She also appeared in television series and movies like Blood Brothers, The Beautiful Lie, Succession, etc.
27. April Bowlby
The viewers got to see her in long blond locks as she was cast as Stacey, but she is a natural redhead. She has her auburn locks for some of her projects which she styled in various looks. She was seen with fringes, wavy locks, and straight hair, and she managed to look lovely in all of them. Her pinkish skin tone and eye color both match with her red hair color. Her beauty and acting skill work hand-in-hand to make her a favorite of the viewers. She is best known for her portrayal of Kandi in the comedy show, Two and Half Men.
April started her acting career with minor roles in TV series; her first television appearance was in the police procedural drama series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, in which she was cast as Kaitlin Rakish. She joined the cast of the CBS series, Two and a Half Men to play the recurring role of Kandi. The character became a central character in the 4th season of the show. The actress was praised for her portrayal of Stacy Barrett in the 2009-14 series, Drop Dead Diva. Currently, she is appearing as Rita Farr in the superhero series Doom Patrol.
Bowlby debuted in films with the role of Natasha in the 2008 film, All Roads Lead Home. She was cast as Cecy Phillips in the 2018 film, Unbroken: Path to Redemption. Her name is also credited in movies and TV series like From Prada to Nada, Freddie, Sands of Oblivion, Kath & Kim, Psych, Love’s Last Resort, Heathers, etc.
28. Rachel McAdams
When her fans spotted her in red hair after being cast in the movie About Time, they felt that she was meant to be a redhead. Whether it’s a copper tone, auburn, or crimson red, her radiant skin tone, and light-colored eye make her look like a natural ginger beauty. But, she is a brunette by birth, and her natural hair color is warm brown. Though the actress favors blond hair over the rest and picks it as her go-to hair dye, her fans will love to see her as a redhead in more of her projects. Irrespective of her hair color, Rachel is a rare beauty with a heart-melting smile and superb acting skills.
The actress started her acting career with a pilot titled Shotgun Love Dolls in which was cast as Beth Swanson. After appearing in a few minor roles after this, she was cast in the Canadian series Slings & Arrows, in which she appeared as Kate McNeil. She bagged a Gemini Award for her role in the movie. She landed the role of Detective Antigone Bezzerides in the second season of True Detectives.
In her debut film, Rachel played the character of Sally Garfield in the 2002 film, My Name is Tanino. The actress made her Hollywood debut with the comedy movie, The Hot Chick. She garnered the attention of the international audience after appearing in Sherlock Holmes. The sexy and sassy Irene Adler, with her playful teases, lightened the thick plot of the series. She reprised the same role in Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows. McAdams earned critical recognition for her portrayal of Sacha Pfeiffer in the 2015 movie, Spotlight for which she earned the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.
29. Emma Watson
As an actress, Emma Watson has an affinity towards powerful women characters. Her powerful screen presence and confidence make her fit for these sorts of characters. She is also very confident about her looks; in Harry Potter, lovely Hermione Granger appeared for the first time as a brunette with extremely wavy locks. But, as the series progressed, her hairstyle and color also changed to some extent. Emma Watson has experimented with her looks by trying out different colors and hairstyles. Though she is a natural blonde, for most of the time, her hair dye ranges from blond, brown, and auburn. Whether it’s a bob cut or long wavy locks, the actress looks breath-taking in everything.
Her acting career started with the films of the Harry Potter franchise, and she appeared as one of the significant characters of the movie. The actress earned the attention of the international audience from the first movie of the series, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. The actress has appeared in all eight-parts of the Harry Potter Movie. She has received several nominations as Hermione Granger and bagged a Phoenix Film Critics Society Award and a San Diego Film Critics Society Award.
After the second part of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows was released, the actress started exploring herself in more vivid characters. She portrayed Samantha Button in the 2011 film The Perks of Being a Wallflower, for which she earned critical recognition and several award nominations. The actress is also praised for appearing as Belle in the 2017 movie Beauty and the Beast. Her role of Margaret March in Little Women won the Georgia Film Critics Association Award for Best Ensemble.
30. Rachelle Lefevre
Rachelle Lefevre has often shown her love for reddish-brown or auburn shade of hair color while swirls and curls to add volume to her long hair. Her hair color highlights her skin tone and magnetizing blue eyes. She earned international recognition for appearing in the Twilight series. The redhead vampire Victoria looked scary and hot at the same time. The actress is stunningly gorgeous, and her fans love it when she brightens up the frame with her charismatic screen presence.
She was interested in acting, and auditioned for the sitcom Student Bodies. However, she did not make it to the final cast list. She landed the lead role in the TV series Big Wolf on Campus to portray the character of Stacey Hanson. After appearing as Lily in the 2005 series, Life on a Stick, Lefevre was also cast in series such as What about Brian (2006), Off The Map (2011), A Gifted Man (2011-12), Under the Dome (2013-15) to portray lead characters. She joined the cast of the 2019 series Proven Innocent in the role of Madeline Scott. Her latest television project was The Sounds (2020), in which she was cast as Maggie Cabbott.
Lefevre debuted in films with the role of Catherine in the 2000 film, Stardom. The actress earned international recognition with the role of Victoria in Twilight. Her fierce acting in the Twilight series helped her bag the Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Villain and Teen Choice Award for Most Fanatic Fans (with Twilight cast). Her portrayal of Clara in the 2010 movie Barney’s Version, for which she was nominated for the ACTRA Montreal Award for Outstanding Performance Female.
31. Famke Janssen
Famke Janssen is one of the actresses who are brunettes by birth and can be passed off as a natural redhead considering their face type and skin tone. Her original hair color is dark brown, and she has tried black, copper, red, and different other shades of brown and red. Her red-brown shaded locks look absolutely gorgeous as her light complexion gets highlighted by it. Her acting skills and screen presence, when added to her beauty, make one of the most mind-blowing combinations.
Famke started her journey as a fashion model, and in 1984 she moved to the US to pursue a career in modeling. She has worked with reputed brands like Giorgio Armani, Saint Laurent, Victoria’s Secret, and Chanel. The actress got into acting after retiring from her modeling career in the early 1990s. At the beginning of her acting career, she appeared in several TV shows like Star Trek: The Next Generation (1992), The Untouchables (1994) to portray minor characters. She was cast in the recurring role of Ava Moore in the series Nip/ Tuck. The actress landed the lead role of Olivia Godfrey in the horror series Hemlock Grove. She was also remarkable as Susan Hargrave in the 2017 series, The Blacklist: Redemption.
The actress debuted in films with the character of Kyle Christian in the 1992 film Fathers & Sons. She is one of the stunning Bond Girls in our industry. She appeared as Xenia Onatopp in GoldenEye and instantly captivated the viewers. She is best known for portraying Dr. JeanGrey in the Marvel Studios film X-Men, and she also reprised the same character in its sequels.
32. Lindy Booth
As fans keep on guessing her natural hair color on social media, the actress decided to add a spark to it. In 2018, she replied to a fan on Twitter who bragged that they are aware of her natural hair color and like her dark wig. She immediately got back with the statement, “i have no idea what my natural hair colour is fyi. shocked that you do.” The beauty has tried multiple shades of hair color throughout her career, and for a significant time, she had red hair. Perhaps, this is the reason many fans consider her as a natural redhead. Her sharp facial features allow her to try out multiple hairstyles and colors.
The actress started her acting career with the Television film Mr. Music (19980 in which she appeared as Amy White. She landed the lead role of Carrie Taylor in the 1998 Fantasy film, Eerie, Indiana: The Other Dimension. She garnered the attention of the audience with the character of Claudia in the 1999-2001 series, Relic Hunter. She was cast in the role of Riley Grant in the Disney Series, The Famous Jett Jackson. The actress reprised the same character for the Disney Channel Original film, Jett Jackson: The Movie.
Lindy earned a positive response from the audience as well as the critics for her role of Cassandra Cillian in the series, The Librarians. She received the nomination for the 2016 Golden Maple Award for Best Actress in a TV series broadcast in the U.S. Her filmography includes names like Century Hotel, Dawn of the Dead, Cry Wolf, The Creatress, etc.
33. Lauren Holly
Lauren Holly appeared in several projects as a redhead, but she is not naturally ginger. She was born with dark blond hair, and she has also got back to her natural hair color after finding that maintaining the gorgeous red tone for long is difficult. Whether brunette blonde or redhead, her fans love her, irrespective of that. Her passion for acting leads her to step into the glamor world at the age of 20. She appeared in the role of Carla Walicki in two episodes of the 1984 police procedural drama series Hill Street Blues.
After appearing in the 1985 movie, Love Lies On as Tracy, the actress was cast in the soap opera series, All My Children. For her acting in this TV series, she was nominated for the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series (1988). She became a household name after portraying the character of Maxine Stewart in the American family-drama series Picket Fences. Her mastery in acting helps her bag the Viewer for Quality Television Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Quality Drama Series.
The actress is also known for appearing in the 2001 series Jackie, Ethel, Joan: The Women of Camelot, in which she played the character of Ethel Kennedy. Lauren appeared in the lead role of TV series such as NCIS, Motive, Tiny Pretty Things, etc. She debuted in films with the 1985 movie, Seven Minutes in Heaven. She appeared as Linda Lee in the 1993 movie Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story. Her latest film projects are Tammy’s Always Dying (2019) and The Cuban (2019).
Michelle is well known as the Gossip Girl villain; her dark hair color against her pale skin is her most recognizable feature. Though she was born with blond hair, she is seen with dark hair most of the time. However, she decided to give the redhead trend a try, and her fans were delighted. Her skin color matched her fiery mane and also added a soft and lovely aura to her presence. Trachtenberg has appeared in several movies and TV series while showing off her charming appearance.
Trachtenberg started her career while appearing in a few minor roles on TV shows. Michelle appeared in Law & Order (1991), All My Children (1993-96) before joining the cast of The Adventure of Pete & Pete to portray Nona F. Mecklenberg. The actress rose to prominence as she was cast as Dawn Summers in the supernatural series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. With her performance, she won the Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Drama Series: Supporting Actress on Television. She was also cast as Georgina Sparks in the teen drama series Gossip Girl.
The actress had her film debut in 1995 with an uncredited role in Melissa. She got her big break after being cast in the 1996 comedy-drama Harriet the Spy. For her acting in Beautiful Ohio, she bagged the 2007 Sarasota Film Festival Breakthrough Performer. She has also appeared in films including Inspector Gadget (1999), Black Christmas (2006), Take Me Home Tonight (17year lot), Scribbler (2014), etc. The actress was cast in TV movies such as A Holiday For Love (1996), A Father’s Choice (2000), Killing Kennedy (2013), and Sister Cities (2016).
Though in recent years, Kathleen Robertson is seen as blonde, the beginning of the career saw a lovely redhead. She had voluminous wavy red locks in some projects, and her hairstyle highlighted her grey eyes and radiant skin tone. She has also tried other darker colors, but perhaps she likes blond better. Hence, she has given her blond hair some trendy and quirky look. The actress also loves to maintain the same quirky and lively aura in her acting projects. Robertson was passionate about acting, and she started her journey as an actress with theatre productions.
The actress appeared as Dorothea Spencer on the 1986 series The Campbells, and this was her first television project. The actress was cast as Tina Edison in the American sitcom, Maniac Mansion for which she got the nomination for the Young Artist Award for Best Young Actress. She portrayed Clare Arnold in Beverly Hills, 90210. For her characterization of Julia Sullivan in the series The Business, the actress received the nomination for the Gemini Award for Best Ensemble Performance in a Comedy series. She appeared in the miniseries, The Fixer and was cast as Charlie Andrews in Northern Rescue.
After her debut in television with the role 1985 movie Left out the Robertson was cast in several television films, including Quiet Killer (1992), In the Line of Duty: The Price of Vengeance (1994), Torso: The Evelyn Dick Story (2002), Last Exit (2006), etc. For her performance in Torso: The Evelyn Dick Story (2002), Last Exit (2006), she received the nominations of Gemini Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role.
36. Danneel Ackles
Danneel Ackles is not a natural redhead, but for most of her career, she has the auburn shade of hair color. The actress was born as a brunette and probably dyed her hair red for One Tree Hill. Just like her fans, Danneel herself pretty much liked the hair color, and since then, for a long time, she had a fiery red mane. This is the reason many viewers have mistaken her for a natural redhead. The actress has gracefully showcased her beauty in multiple hairstyles. She started her career in the glamor world as a model.
Ackles’ acting career started with the role of Shannon McBain in the series, One Life to Live (1999-2004), and for this series, she moved to New York. She joined the cast of the American drama series, One Tree Hill to portray the character of Rachel Gatina. Though in the beginning, this character was a recurring role, it turned into a lead in season 4. The gorgeous ‘bad girl’ Gatina by Ackles was praised for her portrayal. The actress landed the central role of Sara Maxwell in the 2011 romantic sitcom Friends with Benefits.
The actress debuted in films with the 2004 short film, The Plight of Clownana. She played the role of Vanessa Fanning in the 2008 comedy film Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay. She reprised the same character in the movies Harold & Kumar Go to Amsterdam (2008) and A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas. She has also appeared in films like Still Waiting…, The Roommate (2011), Mardi Gras: Spring Break (2012), etc.
37. Dana Delany
Dana Delany is known for having pretty red hair, and she has tried out multiple shades of red and brown. Her round face and the warm red-brown hair colors match well to make her look breath-taking. The actress has appeared in several television and film projects which showcase her acting talent. The actress started her acting career with Broadway Production A Life and the Off-Broadway show Blood Moon. She has also appeared in some commercials. The actress debuted on television with a small role in the 1978 soap opera Ryan’s Hope.
Her acting talent soon led her to join the casts of the series Love of Life (1978-79) and As the World Turns (1981) as a regular character. After appearing in some TV movies and playing minor characters in the TV series, she was cast as Colleen McMurphy in the series China Beach. Her acting in the TV show earned her the attention of the viewers. She bagged the Prime Time Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series in 1989 for her role in the series along with multiple nominations. She also appeared in the 2015 series The Comedians as Julie.
Delany became a household name after being cast as Katherine Mayfair in the series, Desperate Housewives. She won the PRISM Award for Best Performance in a Comedy Series for her role in the show. She debuted in films with the 1981 film, The Fan and continued to appear in multiple movies to portray supporting characters. She appeared as Josephine Marcus in the 1993 movie Tombstone. Her name is also credited for films like Wide Awake, Spin, A Beautiful Life, etc.
38. Jaime Ray Newman
The actress has a radiant skin tone and hazel eyes, which perfectly goes with red hair color. Though her natural hair color is light brown, she prefers to use caramel and copper hair dyes which sculpt out her pretty facial features. She has an incredible power to steal the heart of the viewers with a charming smile and seductive glance. The actress started her career as a performer at the jazz quarter. Her acting career began with the role of Bo in the 1999 film, Full Blast.
The actress portrayed the character of Monica in the film, Catch Me If You Can. Jaime has appeared in several short films including, Star Quality (2002), Raw Footage (2007), Heirloom (2016), etc. She also worked as the producer of the movie, Skin, which received the Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film. In 2019, she appeared as Laura Ecas in the film Valley of the Gods.
Jaime debuted on television with the role of Tina in the 2001 TV show, The Drew Carey Show. She appeared in the part of Kristina Cassadine in the 2001-2003 series, General Hospital. She joined the cast of shows like Eastwick, Eureka, Red Widow (2013), Mind Games (2014), Wicked City (2015), etc., for portraying the lead roles. She was cast in television films including Wedding Daze (2004), Under the Mistletoe (2006), etc.
39. Julianne Moore
Though the actress is celebrated for her ginger hair and stunning beauty, it was not always the same. As a half-Scottish, she is a natural redhead, and this made things difficult for her. She grew up with red locks and freckles, often bullied by people for being “freckleface strawberry.” Though Moore had somewhat negative feelings about her stand-offish hair color, it led her to write the autobiographical children’s book Freckleface Strawberry. She talked about how the children should accept themselves and their appearances and embrace their uniqueness.
She has charmed the audience with her beauty and enigmatic screen presence for years. Her film debut was with the role of Susan in Tales from the Darkside: The Movie. The actress has shown her acting talent in movies from different genres, which proves her versatility. She received the Golden Globe Special Award for Ensemble Cast for the 1994 film Short Cuts. She has bagged Golden Globe Awards for the movies Game Changer and Still Alice (2015). Her fine acting in the movie, Still Alice helped her win The Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Television Movie.
Julianne has also appeared in films including Boogie Nights, Psycho, Hannibal, The Forgotten, Savage Grace, Dear Evan Hansen, etc. The actress debuted on television with the 1984 mystery series, The Edge of Night. She was praised for appearing in the Miniseries I’ll Take Manhattan. Julianne was also cast in several television shows and films such as Cast a Deadly Spell, Sesame Street, Game Change, Inside Amy Schumer, Lisey’s Story, etc.
40. Jane Levy
The viewers absolutely felt charmed as the rebellious redhead teen illuminated the screen with her charisma. Tess Altman from Suburgatory is still one of the fan-favorites, and her pretty red hair and beautiful look are only one of the many reasons. Jane Levy, the actress portraying Tess, is a natural blonde, but it is difficult to deny that she looks brilliant in those coppery ginger hair. The actress has shared how she got her red hair in an interview. It was for Shameless, she used a dark hair dye. As she tried to get back to blonde and followed a step-by-step routine, it turned red. Levy auditioned for Suburgatory with red hair, and they asked her to stay redhead.
However, the actress has mixed feelings about her red hair as she revealed, “The upkeep sucks, I have to admit. I go to the salon once a month. I sort of wish I never did it, but I do like the color.”(https://www.allure.com/story/jane-levy-red-hair-suburgatory). The actress has been a beautiful addition to many movies and television projects. She started her career on television with the role of Mandy Milkovich in the 2011 series, Shameless. After her popularity in Suburgatory, she was also cast in lead roles in series like Castle Rock, What/ If, etc.
She is currently playing the character of Zoey Clarke in the 2020-21 musical series Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist, for which she has received a Golden Globe Award nomination. Her film debut was with the 2012 film, Nobody Walks. She has also appeared in films such as Fun Size, Don’t Breathe, Monster Trucks, The Pretenders, etc.
41. Rose McGowan
Her styles and fashion statement have always been a trendsetter in Hollywood, and the bold beauty barely loses a chance to try out new things. Rose McGowan has always inspired her fans to experiment with new looks. She is mostly seen in brown and blond locks with various hairstyles. Though she never really tried the crimson red or ruby shade of hair color, she has dyed her hair auburn and strawberry blond. Many audiences found her stunning in red hair as her skin tone perfectly matched it.
The actress is well known to the audiences for portraying Paige Matthews in the supernatural drama series, Charmed. She debuted in films with a small role in the Hollywood comedy film Enrico Man (1992). She snatched the attention of the critics for appearing in the lead role of the dark comedy, The Doom Generation (1995). She was nominated for the Best Debut Performance at the 1996 Independent Spirit Awards for her acting. She made her directorial debut with the 2014 film, Dawn for which she received the nomination for the Sundance Film Festival – Short Film Grand Jury Prize.
McGowan’s television debut was with the 1990 series True Colors, but she received her first breakthrough role in 2001. She was cast as Paige Matthews in the fantasy series Charmed. She landed the role of Josie Acosta in the 2014 series Chosen. She was cast in the 2018 documentary series, This Changes Everything. The actress has also appeared in TV shows like The Essentials (host), Nip/ Tuck, RuPaul’s Drag Race, Chopped, Question Time, etc.
42. Lea Thompson
Though Lea Thompson is also seen in brunette and blond hair, her red hairstyle in the Golden Globe after-party will forever be remarkable. Lea’s voluminous, healthy hair got a bouncy texture which made her look breath-taking. The actress has beautiful facial features, which allow her to look stunning in anything she wears. Her charismatic presence and acting skills have helped her garner the attention of the viewers. The actress started her career with the interactive live-action video game Mystery Disc: Murder, Anyone? She started her film career with the 1983 movie Jaws 3-D in which she portrayed the character of Kelly Ann Bukowski.
Thompson rose to prominence after being cast in the 1985 science fiction movie, Back to the Future, in which she portrayed Lorraine Baines-McFly. She was nominated for the 1985 Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the film. She appeared in Lorraine in the movies Back to the Future Part II (1989) and Back to the Future III. In the latter one, she additionally did the role of Maggie McFly. She also portrayed the role of Irene Steele in the 2014 film, Left Behind. Some of her latest film works are Sierra Burgess Is a Loser, Little Women, Dinner in America, Mark, Mary & Some Other People.
The actress debuted on television with the character of Sally Matthews in the 1989 movie, Nightbreaker. She portrayed the role of Kathryn Kennish in the 2011-17 TV drama, Switched at Birth. She stole the hearts of the audience as Caroline Duffy in the series Caroline in the City, for which she won the 1995 People’s Choice Awards for Favorite Female Performer in a New TV Series.
43. Emma Roberts
Emma Roberts is one of the actresses who are curious about trends and ready to test them out. The actress originally has dark blond hair color, which she often changes. Sometimes that can be a requirement of her new character, and sometimes it is purely out of her choice to experiment with her look. Her fans are thankful for her willingness to try out new looks, considering the fact that every time, they get to see a new and stunning side of the actress. Since red hair became a trend in Hollywood, many actresses tried it. Emma Roberts’s name was added to the list as she decided to get her hair dyed in red to come out of her desert rose look.
As she told InStyle in an interview, “After playing Chanel on Scream Queens, I took out the extensions. Then, I felt I needed to shed her even more, so I just decided to dye my hair red.” Her fans fell in love with her new red hairstyle, which added an additional charm to her natural beauty. The actress started her career at the age of nine with Blow, the 2001 drama film. She was cast as Cocaine Smuggler George Jung’s Daughter, Kristina Jung. She appeared in the 2006 film, Aquamarine to portray the character of Claire Brown. Her portrayal of Nancy Drew in the 2007 movie Nancy Drew earned her praise and several award nominations.
Emma debuted on television with the lead role of Addie Singer in the series Unfabulous, for which she bagged multiple Kids’ Choice Award nominations. She is also known for appearing in films and television series, I Am Michael (2015), Scream Queens (2015-2016), Family Guy (2013), etc.
44. Melissa Archer
Melissa Archer was a redhead initially, but she herself admitted that with time her hair turned brownish, but she always had red highlights. The actress embraced being a redhead, as she herself revealed in an interview. As she dyed her hair red for the role of Natalie, she absolutely fell in love with it. Her skin tone also perfectly matched her hair color, making her look hot. She said, “After all of these years, it’s hard to imagine not being a redhead. It is a different kind of empowerment than being a blonde and brunette. It is rare and very striking color and sets you apart from the rest.”
(https://howtobearedhead.com/interview-with-redhead-soap-opera-star-melissa-archer/) Archer started her career with a guest role in a live-action television show, Wishbone. She appeared as Sarah Johnson in the episode, A Bone in Contention. The actress came to the spotlight with her role of Natalie Buchanan in One Life to Live. The actress portrayed the character from 2001 till its ending in 2013. The fiery redhead stunned the audience with her beauty. Her character development was impressive, considering how much she softened after discovering her biological family.
Archer portrayed the role of Evelyn Preston in the web series Beacon Hill. She was cast in the role of Serena Mason in the series Days of Our Lives. The actress also appeared in a few films; she joined the cast of the 2012 film, Excuse Me for Living to play the role of Laura. Some of her other films are West End (2014), Coach of the Year (2015), South32 (2016), etc.
45. Rita Hayworth
The Spanish beauty was born with rich black hair, but Columbia Studio decided to give her a fiery red hairstyle. Her copper locks had a significant role in her journey from Margarita Carmen Cansino to Rita Hayworth. Her hair color helped to skyrocket her fame, considering the rarity of redheads in Hollywood. The sexy actress is regarded as one of the redhead fashion icons to date. Her hairstyle from the 1930s is sometimes brought back by many fashion enthusiasts. She is probably the primary contributor to the redhead femme fatale image that still lingers in Hollywood.
She is one of the top-25 stars of Classic Hollywood cinema. The press named her “The Love Goddess,” considering her charming aura and breath-taking beauty. She stepped into the glamor world at the age of 16 as one of the dancers in Spencer Tracy’s rendition of Dante’s Inferno. After her first speaking role in Under the Pampas Moon (1935), the actress appeared in several roles, including some uncredited ones. In the 1940s, Hayworth was cast in films like Music in My Heart, The Lady in Question, Angels Over Broadway, etc. The actress also graced the cover of Life Magazine. She appeared in the musical You’ll Never Get Rich along with another movie, You Were Never Lovelier.
Rita’s career peaked in 1944 as she became the top attraction of viewers all over the world. Her talent in dancing and knowledge of ballet, tap became one of her added charms. Her enigmatic presence in films like Tonight and Every Night (1945), Down to Earth (1947), Gilda (1946), Affair in Trinidad (1952), The Story on Page One (1959), The Money Trap (1965), The Wrath of God (1972) made her the inspiration of many actresses. For her performance in Circus World (1964), she received a Golden Globe Award Nomination.
46. Kirsten Dunst
Kirsten Dunst loves to tease her fans, and she does not leave out a chance to try out new hairstyles and hair colors. As a result, her fans get to see her marvelous beauty evolution. Though the actress is naturally blonde, she went redhead for Spider Man Trilogy. The audience fell in love with the redhead beauty with a gorgeous and heart-warming smile. The actress, however, does not agree that she looks good in red. As she revealed in an interview, “My hair looks orangey here. I’m so pale – you need more of an olive skin tone to pull off that fiery color.”(https://howtobearedhead.com/interview-with-redhead-soap-opera-star-melissa-archer/).Her fans will perhaps disagree because she looked lovely with that shade of ginger hair.
Kirsten started her career as a child model signed with Ford Models and Elite Model Management. She debuted in feature films with a small role in Woody Allen’s short film, Oedipus Wreck. She played the character of Claudia in the 1994 film Interview with the Vampire. She portrayed the role of surrogate daughter of Brad Pitt’s character, and her acting snatched the attention of the viewers. She earned a Golden Globe Award nomination for her role.
She has also appeared in films like Little Woman (1994), Jumanji (1995), All I Wanna Do (1998), Bring It On (2000), Melancholia (2012), Bachelorette (2012), etc. The actress joined the cast of the medical drama series ER to play the character Charlie Chiemingo. Her portrayal of Peggy Blumquist in the 2015 series Fargo was appreciated by the audience. She bagged the Critics’ Choice Television Awards for the category of Best Actress in a Movie/ Miniseries for her mind-blowing acting.
47. Debra Messing
The actress has stated in an interview that as she grew with curly hair, she was desperate to change the way it looked. But, stepping into Hollywood, she understood that her red hair was her uniqueness. She confessed, “All of a sudden I realized that the thing that made me feel like I was standing out too much was the thing that made me an original. So I no longer try to straighten and iron my hair. I fully embrace it.” She further added, “To my fellow redheads – fake or real – I say, embrace it. I mean, you stand out. There are not a lot of us, so instead of trying to hide, open up.” And she also did the same with her acting skills. (https://www.today.com/style/debra-messing-her-curly-red-hair-sexism-hollywood-will-grace-t132337).
Debra started her acting career with television series like NYPD Blue, Ned & Stacey, Prey, etc. The actress was cast in the series Will & Grace, which brought her wide recognition. For her portrayal of the character, Grace Adler, she received the TV Guides Award, Screen Actors Guild Award along with several nominations. She also appeared as Detective Laura Diamond in the 2014-16 series, The Mysterious Laura. The actress is also praised for her role as Molly Kagan in The Starter Wife.
The actress started her film career with the role of Betty Sutton in the 1995 movie, A Walk in the Clouds. Her name is also credited for appearing in films like The Wedding Date (2005), Purple Violets (2007), Nothing like the Holidays (2008), Like Sunday, Like Rain (2014), The Dark Divine (2020), etc.
48. Dina Meyer
The actress has been seen in multiple hairstyles and hair colors throughout her career. She looks dazzling in soft curls with brunette locks. She also seems equally mesmerizing in blond hairstyle and warm auburn-toned hair. Her charming smile and beautiful facial features compliment every style she tries out and makes her look dashing in them. Dina has a busy career while appearing in many films and TV projects. The actress was interested in acting and completed a three-year training at the Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre in New York.
After having a small role in the 1993 TV film, Strapped, the actress was cast in the recurring role of Lucinda Nicholson in the 1993-94 series Beverly Hills, 90210. She appeared as Holliday in the 2000 series Secret Agent Man. The actress joined the cast of Birds of Prey (2002-2003) to play the character of Barbara Gordon. Some of her other television works are Miss Match (2003-2004), Point Pleasant (2005-2006), 90210 (2011-2012), Sequestered (2014), etc. Besides appearing as a guest in some TV series and shows, she has been cast in television films including Riddles of the Sphinx (2008), Undertow (2012), The Wrong Woman (2013), Turbulence (2016), Girlfriend Killer (2017), etc.
Meyer’s first film work was in the 1995 movie, Johnny Mnemonic where she played the character of Jane. The actress appeared in the role of Detective Allison Kerry in the 2004 horror film Saw. She reprised the same character in the sequels of the film, Saw II, Saw III, and Saw IV. She is also credited for films such as Crimes of Passion (2005), Dead in Tombstone (2013), Amerigeddon (2016), Line of Duty (2019), etc.
49. Sonja O’Hara
The Canadian actress is stunning in soft red locks, which compliment her blue eye color and radiant skin tone. Her fans appreciate her for her versatile acting and breath-taking beauty. The actress was interested in acting from a young age, and her passion for acting reflected in her portrayal of various characters. She has appeared in local stage productions since she was ten-year-old. She attended the New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts, which helped her to polish her acting skills. She appeared in the 2006 production of the play, Pieces of Paradise.
Sonja appeared in Da Heist to play the character of Rachel White. She snatched the attention of the viewers for portraying the role of Calpurnia Dylan in the American film, Ovum. She joined the cast of the stage production of Norman Miller’s play Deer Park. Her portrayal of the character based on Marilyn Monroe was appreciated by the audiences. Some of her other acting projects are Shark Bite (2011), For the Children (2011), Town Road (2013), etc.
The actress has not limited her domain in acting and has shown her talent as a director and writer. She made her feature film directorial debut with the Root Letter, an adaptation of the Japanese video game. She made the Amazon series Doomsday which received the award for Best Series at HBO’s ITVFest. O’Hara also received the nomination for the 2021 Daytime Emmy Awards Under Outstanding Daytime Fiction Program for the Amazon series Doomsday. She was also titled as one of the “10 Filmmakers to Watch” by Independent Magazine.