More natural and more beautiful than Hollywood divas: Top 10 European actress that eclipses their American rivals! Even though they are not as worldwide famous as their Hollywood colleagues, European actress are as beautiful and talented as the American ones.
10. Nora Arnezeder
She was born in France and she is also a talented musician. She is the beautiful result of mixture between an Austrian father and an Egyptian mother. In her teenage she spent one year in Bali, Indonesia and then she studied dance an singing in France.
Her first important role was in Paris 36 (2008) where she also sang Loin de Paname that gained an Oscar nomination for Best Song. She also co-stared Ryan Reynolds in Safe House and Elijah Wood in Manic.
Even if it’s a lot more work for them to become world wide famous, some of the European actress took their chance and went overseas to achieve international fame by playing in Hollywood productions. Few of them, very beautiful and also talented, managed to become famous all over the world by playing in European movies which were highly awarded.
9. Rachel Hurd-Wood
She is a British actress, famous for her roles in Peter Pan (2003), Perfume: The Story Of A Murderer (2006) and Tomorrow, When The War Began (2010). She says she actually found out about her debut role of Wendy Darling in Peter Pan after theiw grandparents saw an advert on TV.
She was awarded three consecutive years as having one of the Most Beautiful Famous Faces by the The Annual Independent Critics List of the 100 Most Beautiful Famous Faces From Around the World, with the best ranking, number 16 in 2009.
8. Adele Exarchopoulos
Adele is a French actress who gained the Palme D’Or award for her role playing in La Vie D’Adele. Chapitres 1&2, translated to English as Blue Is The Warmest Color at The Cannes Film Festival in 2013.
She was born in Paris, in France, but her name has some Greek roots (from her grandfather). She discovered her passion for acting when she was only 9 years old and she played her first role at 12.
7. Melisa Sözen
She is a very appreciated young actress in Turkey. The movie Winter Sleep where she’s the lead actress won in 2014 the Palme D’Or trophy. Critics received Robbie Collin’s movie as an impressive story about a failing marriage. On UK Telegraph’s site, the film is described as a justified winner of Palme D’Or trophy and they say about the story Melisa shows in as The Shining as retold by Chekhov, without the axe and spooks.
6. Laura Chiatti
She showed herself as a beauty star even since she was very young, as she was awarded Miss Teen Europe and she started acting in 2006 starring a TV commercial for Vodafone. She is also known as one of Tiziano Ferro’s former girlfriends.
5. Cansu Dere
Cansu Dere is one of the most appreciated and loved actress in Turkey after she played Sila in The Power Of Destiny. She is also the brand image for L’Oreal and Avon in Turkey. She is also fond of history as she graduated from University in Archeology, in Istanbul.
Her beauty has been also awarded in 2000, when she came to be the third runner up in Miss Turkey.
4. Olimpia Melinte
Olimpia is a Romanian actress who gained the Revelation Of The Year 2014 award for her double role in the Romanian-Spanish co-production Canibal, by Manuel Martin Cuenca. Last year was a good one for Olimpia who also got a nominee for Goya Awards, The Spanish Oscars, actually a deserved one considering her efforts for this double role. She learned Spanish, she took massage lessons and she had to gain 20 pounds to play the twins Alexandra and Nina in Cuenca’s production.
She started acting in theatre in her home country, but she also played in several international productions like Seven Acts of Mercy (2011), Killing Time (2012) or My Baby (2013).
3. Emilia Clarke
Now, she is one true phenomenon. Game of Thrones transformed her in one of the most popular actress in the world: American women now call their little girls Emilia’s character nickname – Khaleesi and American men voted for her as one of the most desired women in the world, for several years, achieving the first place in 2014.
Emilia Clarke was born in London and she can now praise with an Emmy Awards nomination for “outstanding supporting actress” for her Daenerys Targaryen character in the Game of Thrones series. She is famous even since 2010 when she started playing Khaleesi.
She likes to joke and say that for the casting she played The Chicken Dance and The Robot to impress the producers of the series.
But her passion for drama started long ago, when she was only 3 years old and her mother took her to see her father’s work, he was a theatre sound engineer. Her studies are also on this domain: in 2010 she graduated The Drama Center London.
2. Alicia Vikander
An ex-ballerina, Alicia’s home country is Sweden. She has played in a very successful serial in her country and she also won the prize for the best Swedish actress in 2009 for her role in English translated film Pure (Till Det Som Ar Vackert).
In 2011 she was named as a Shooting Star by the European Film Production and the achieved the international fame in productions like A Royal Affair (2012), then she got the part of Alice in Seventh Son (2014), after Jennifer Lawrence decided to back-out the movie.
This year she played a humanoid robot in Ex Machina. She is not only very talented, but she is also known for her natural beauty as she gained her place in several Tops.
1. Adriana Ugarte
Adriana is one of the most beautiful Spanish actress, born in Madrid, as Adriana Ugarte Pardal Sofia. She impressed the critics with her roles in El Tiempo Entre Costuras and Combustion, an action movie released in 2013, also starring Alex Gonzalez.
In 2007 she was nominated for Best New Actress at Goya Awards and since then she won several Spanish and international acting awards.
Her debut role was in 2001, in Belen Macias film Bad Thorn, after she graduated in Madrid the school of Our Lady Of Pilar where she studied acting, dance and philosophy.