Hollywood has given us a lot of talented actresses over the years. American actresses have charmed the audiences with not just their gorgeous looks but also with their talent and their craft. They have been a part of many strong, female-oriented movies and have given us some killer movies. Here are 5 best American actresses of the recent times we have all loved.
Deemed to be one of the most talented American actresses of all time, Meryl Streep has given us so many films with a strong female lead, be it negative or positive. Films with Julie and Julia, Devil Wears Prada, Mamma Mia, Iron Lady etc gave us feminist movies and rested on the able shoulders of Ms. Streep.
This brilliant African American actor has been a part of some great films, where she has played strong characters. Davis was seen in Windows, Fences, Prisoners, etc. She has also won Emmy for her role in the hit series How TO Get Away With Murder.
One of the recent American actresses to do some amazing films is Natalie Portman. She has been a part of intense films like V for Vendetta and Jackie. She aced the role of Nina, a young and aspiring ballerina who starts to lose her mind after pinching the lead role in a production, in Black Swan.
Frances McDormand i a powerhouse of talent. She has won Oscars for her performances in thriller Fargo and drama Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Misso uri. She has also been a part of films like Mississippi Burning and Primal Fear.
Kristen Wiig has probably the best comic timings among the current crop of American actresses. Her movies Bridesmaids, Ghostbusters, Despicable Me and Knocked up have some super entertainment value and will make you laugh.