10. Mila Kunis
Petite and brunette, this Ukrainian born actress is always smoldering. Catch her on reruns of That 70s show, voicing Meg on Family Guy, or on the front page of any magazine with her adorable family. You can see her on the big screen in Bad Mom's Christmas and more recently, The Spy Who Dumped Me. Despite attending the Marine Corp Ball after being asked via YouTube, Mila later married Ashton Kutcher with whom she has two children. Extra points to this adorable actress because she's funny and speaks a few languages!
9. Kate Beckinsale
Maybe it's because she's British. Maybe it's because she a vampire. Either way, this Oxford trained leading lady is gorgeous and glowing in every movie. The sometimes model has a slew of Shakespeare under her belt, but is widely known for playing the stoic Selene in the Underworld franchise. Her more recent news-worthy events include fashion risk-taking on the red carpet, and quick comebacks on Twitter. With butt-kicking action roles that keep her in great shape, she never ages!
8. Rose Byrne
With her girl next door charm and perfect comedic timing, Rose Byrne is the whole package. Sweet, sassy, and oh so classy, this versatile Aussie starred in the TV thriller Damages before moving on to bigger projects like X-Men and Neighbors. Check out her hilarious performances in Bridesmaids or paired with Russell Brand in Get Him to the Greek. To round out her life, Rose has two sons with Bobby Canavale, and has worked with UNICEF and drama foundations.
7. Rachel Weisz
Rachel Weisz is absolutely mesmerizing on screen, with elegance and ethereal beauty to spare. She chooses roles that are thoughtful from Runaway Jury to The Light Between Oceans. Rachel earned an Oscar for her performance in The Constant Gardener, and is nominated again for her work this year in The Favourite. This Cambridge-educated actress is in high demand by cosmetics companies worldwide, and her thoughts on Botox? Never! ... easy to say when you don't need it!
6. Natalie Portman
Natalie Portman is beautiful, with acting chops and Harvard smarts to boot! This Israeli stunner brings loveliness to every shot from her work in Star Wars to her performance in Black Swan, and even a turn as Jackie O. Natalie uses her voice to advance social and political issues that are near to her heart, and with a background in dance and Broadway theater, her grace and elegance make her a natural choice for high end design houses like Dior. Maybe it's her vegan diet!
5. Margot Robbie
Our first blonde on the countdown and isn't she breathtaking? As a leading lady or a leading villain, you'll be unable to take your eyes off Margot Robbie on the big screen. You loved her in Suicide Squad, but even that disastrous makeup couldn't hide her natural good looks! This striking beauty hails from Australia, but splits her time between New York and London. Look for her in I, Tonya and Mary Queen of Scots where she transforms into some unforgettable characters.
4. Nina Dobrev
Nina Dobrev is sweet, sultry, and knock-you-out awesome as Elena in the Vampire Diaries. If that's not enough the gorgeous actress has been nominated for several awards, speaks 3 languages, and has lived all over the world. She even demonstrates her maturity by staying friends with her ex-boyfriend and his new girl. Make sure you see her in the latest XXX movie opposite Vin Diesel.
3. Penelope Cruz
This Spanish seductress continues to wow every time she steps out. Her ravishing looks and silky accent are a match made in heaven, but the actress who is well known for her keen fashion sense and flawless skin is also a philanthropist and humanitarian. See her light up the screen in Vanilla Sky, and Blow, stealing the spotlight from her famous co-stars, or catch her on Netflix as the one and only Donatella Versace
2. Morena Baccarin
Morena Baccarin is the epitome of natural beauty. When your face is that gorgeous, you don't need jewelry or makeup. This Brazilian bombshell attended Julliard prior to joining Joss Whedon's Firefly ensemble. The breezy mother of two has said she'd like to be a Bond girl one day. Catch Morena in Gotham or in Deadpool - her lovely face will take your breath away.
1. Charlize Theron
No contest. Charlize Theron is undeniably the most gorgeous woman to ever grace the silver screen. Her classic good looks make her the ideal face for Dior, and a sought after leading lady in Hollywood. She's been named one of the most influential people in the world and has starred in dramas, action movies, as well as comedies. The beautiful South African actress and model now has two children, and lends her support to a variety of charitable causes across the globe.
© 2017 M Butler Stone
Hunter Riley from Nashville on December 02, 2017:
A good list. I'd drop Kate Winslet and Amy Adams in there somewhere though. Probably at the expense of Morena and Margot.