Top 20 Most Beautiful Redhead Actresses

Regardless of the term used “redhead”, “ginger”, or even “carrot top” there’s no denying the attraction of women with red hair.

Let’s take a look at 20 hottest ginger stars and talk a bit about their careers.

Christina Hendricks

1. Christina Hendricks

Christina Rene Hendricks was born on May 3, 1975, in Knoxville, Tennessee. She has bright copper hair. Her dad, Robert Hendricks, is from Birmingham, England, and works for the Forest Service. Her mom, Jackie Sue Hendricks, is American and works as a psychologist. Christina has an older brother. Because of her dad, she has both American and British citizenship.

2. Isla Fisher

Isla Lang Fisher was born on February 3, 1976, in Muscat, Oman. She has medium auburn hair. Her mom and dad, Brian Fisher and Elspeth Reid, are from Scotland. Her dad used to work as a banker for the United Nations in Oman. When Isla was six years old, her family moved from Scotland to Perth, Western Australia.

She has 4 brothers, and she had a wonderful childhood in Perth. She loved being outside and doing outdoor activities. Isla considers herself Australian because she grew up there. She has a relaxed attitude towards life and feels very connected to Australia.

3. Jessica Chastain

Jessica Michelle Chastain was born on March 24, 1977. She has medium auburn hair. Her dad, Michael Monasterio, was a rock musician, and her mom, Jerri Renee Hastey, was a teenager when Jessica was born.

She doesn’t like talking about her family, but she was not close to her dad, who passed away in 2013. Her birth certificate doesn’t mention her dad. Jessica has two brothers and two sisters. Unfortunately, her younger sister, Juliet, died by suicide in 2003 because she struggled with drug addiction.

4. Alyson Hannigan

Alyson Lee Hannigan was born on March 24, 1974, in Washington, D.C. She has golden copper hair.

She got her first important role in a movie called My Stepmother Is an Alien. It was a funny sci-fi movie and it came out in 1988. One of her co-stars in the movie was Seth Green, who later acted with her in the TV show Buffy. They played a couple on the show.

Alyson’s first regular job on TV was in a show called Free Spirit in 1988. Unfortunately, the show didn’t last very long.

When she was a teenager, she used to babysit for the children of Bob Saget, who later became her co-star in the show How I Met Your Mother.

5. Bella Thorne

Annabella Avery Thorne was born on October 8, 1997, in Pembroke Pines, Florida. She has red copper hair.

Her first time being in a movie was in 2003, but she didn’t have a big part. She played a fan on the sidelines in a movie called Stuck on You. After that, she got more chances to be in movies and TV shows.

Some of the projects she worked on include Entourage and The O.C. In The O.C., she played a younger version of a character named Taylor Townsend.

In 2007, she got a role on a TV show called Dirty Sexy Money. She was on the show for a while and it was an important job for her because it was her first major role on TV.

5. Holland Roden

Holland Marie Roden was born on February 21, 1996, in Dallas, Texas. She has medium auburn hair.

In September 2018, she got a role in a scary movie called No Escape. The movie was made by Will Wernick, who was in charge of producing, directing, and writing it. It came out on September 18, 2020.

In March 2019, Holland was chosen to play the character Sienna in a TV show called Jane the Novela. It was going to be a spin-off of another show called Jane the Virgin. Unfortunately, the network decided not to continue with the spin-off, so it didn’t end up getting made.

6. Sophie Turner

Sophie Belinda Jonas was born on February 21, 1996, in Northampton, England, UK. She has golden copper hair.

In August 2009, she got a really important role in a TV show called Game of Thrones. She played the character Sansa Stark, who is a young noblewoman in a fantasy world. The show was on HBO.

They started filming the show in July 2010, when Sophie was just fourteen years old. Playing Sansa was her first job on TV. Her acting teacher suggested that she try out for the role, and she even changed her hair color from blonde to copper to look more like the character. But later on in Season 7 of the show, she started wearing wigs instead.

7. Karen Gillan

Karen Sheila Gillan was born on November 28, 1987, in Inverness, Scotland. She has medium auburn hair.

In February 2014, she got a really important job in a TV show called Selfie. The show was made by Warner Bros. Television and it aired on ABC, which is an American channel. It was a single-camera sitcom.

Karen played the main character named Eliza Dooley, who is a socialite. The show was a modern version of a story called Eliza Doolittle. Eliza Dooley was obsessed with social media.

This was Karen’s first time being the main character in an American TV series. It was a big opportunity for her.

8. Drew Barrymore

Drew Blythe Barrymore was born on February 22, 1975, in Culver City, California. She has red hair.

When she was growing up, she lived on Poinsettia Place in West Hollywood. But when she was seven years old, her family moved to Sherman Oaks. In her book called Wildflower, which she wrote in 2015, she mentioned that she talks like a valley girl because she was raised in Sherman Oaks.

When Drew was 14 years old, she became emancipated, which means she became legally independent from her parents. After that, she moved back to West Hollywood.

9. Alicia Witt 

Alicia Roanne Witt was born on August 21, 1975. She has medium auburn hair. Her dad, Robert Witt, works as a photographer and science teacher. Her mom, Diane (née Pietro), is a reading teacher at a high school.

Alicia’s mom even held a Guinness World Record for having the longest hair from 1989 to 1996. She has a brother named Ian.

Alicia was a very talented child. She started talking when she was only 2 years old and could read by the time she was 4. People called her a child prodigy because she was so smart.

When Alicia was 5 years old, the famous director David Lynch saw her on a TV show called That’s Incredible! He noticed her incredible acting skills when she recited lines from Shakespeare’s play Romeo and Juliet.

10. Julianne Moore 

Julie Anne Smith was born on December 3, 1960. She has medium auburn hair. Her dad, Peter Moore Smith, was a paratrooper in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He later became a colonel and a military judge. Her mom, Anne (née Love), was a social worker and psychologist from Greenock, Renfrewshire in Scotland. She moved to America with her family in 1951.

Julie has a younger brother named Peter Moore Smith, who is a novelist. She also has a younger sister named Valerie Smith.

11. Alexandra Breckenridge

Alexandra Hetherington Breckenridge was born on May 15, 1982, in Bridgeport, Connecticut. She has golden copper hair.

She has done many voice roles in a popular animated TV show called Family Guy. In an interview with FHM, she talked about how she got the job. She originally auditioned for a guest voice, but the creator of the show, Seth MacFarlane, really liked the sound of her voice. She finds it a bit surprising, but he just likes her and keeps inviting her back to do different voice roles on the show.

12. Madeline Brewer

Madeline Kathryn Brewer was born and raised in Pitman, New Jersey. Her parents are Laurie and Mark Brewer, and her dad is a musician and actor.

When she was in high school in 2009, she got a part in the school musical called The Wiz. She played the main character, Dorothy. The following year, she was even crowned Miss Pitman.

After high school, Brewer went to the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York City to study acting.

In 2018, she had a big role in a scary movie on Netflix called Cam. She played the main character, Alice/Lola.

Right now, she is in a stage production called Cabaret in London’s West End, where she plays the character Sally Bowles.

13. Julia Roberts

Julia Fiona Roberts was born on October 28, 1967, with medium auburn hair. Her parents are Walter Grady Roberts and Betty Lou Bredemus. Julia has a mixed heritage, with English, Scottish, Welsh, German, Irish, and Swedish ancestry.

Her mother was a Catholic, her father was a Baptist, and Julia was raised in the Catholic faith. She has an older brother named Eric Roberts, an older sister named Lisa Roberts Gillan, and her niece, Emma Roberts, is also an actress. Acting runs in the family!

14. Renee Olstead

Rebecca Renee Olstead was born on June 18, 1989, and she has red copper hair.

She started acting as a child when she was just 8 years old. She did commercials and appeared in movies.

From 2002 to 2006, she was on a TV show called Still Standing. She played the middle child named Lauren Miller. In 2002, she won a Young Artist Award for her great performance in the show.

She also had a small part in a movie called 13 Going on 30 in 2004.

15. Amy Yasbeck 

Amy Marie Yasbeck was born in Blue Ash, Ohio. She has ginger red hair.

When she was starting her acting career, she was in a TV show called Rockhopper, but it didn’t get picked up by CBS.

She has been a guest on many TV shows, like Dallas, Magnum, Spies, P.I., China Beach, Murphy Brown, and Werewolf, J.J. Starbuck.

Amy even auditioned for a famous TV show called Seinfeld, for the role of Elaine Benes, but didn’t get the part.

She was on a soap opera called Days of Our Lives for four months, from 1986 to 1987, playing the character Olivia Reed.

16. Ellie Bamber 

Eleanor Elizabeth Bamber was born on February 2, 1997, in Surrey, England. She has light auburn hair.

When she was twelve years old, she became the youngest member of the Players’ Theatre Club, which is a theater group.

At thirteen, she was picked by Sir Trevor Nunn to play the role of ‘Young Jenny’ in his production of Aspects of Love at the Menier Chocolate Factory.

After doing some work on TV and in movies, Eleanor went back to musical theater. She got a lead role as ‘Dinah Lord’, a troublesome teenager, in the musical High Society at The Old Vic in London.

17. Emma Stone

Emily Jean Stone, known as Emma Stone, was born on November 6, 1988, and she has red copper hair. Her mom, Krista Jean Stone (née Yeager), is a homemaker, and her dad, Jeffrey Charles Stone, is the CEO and founder of a general-contracting company.

For a period of time, from when she was 12 to 15 years old, Emma used to live on the grounds of the Camelback Inn resort. She has a younger brother named Spencer.

Emma’s paternal grandfather, Conrad Ostberg Sten, came from a Swedish family that changed their surname to “Stone” when they came to the United States through Ellis Island. She also has ancestors from England, Scotland, Germany, and Ireland, making up her diverse heritage.

18. Lindsay Lohan 

Lindsay Dee Lohan was born in the Bronx borough of New York City on July 2, 1986. She has red copper hair.

Lindsay started her modeling career at a young age. When she was only three years old, she became a child model with Ford Models. She modeled for brands like Abercrombie and Calvin Klein Kids. She also appeared in more than 60 TV commercials for companies like Wendy’s and Pizza Hut. She even did a commercial with Bill Cosby for Jell-O shots.

When Lindsay was 10 years old, she played the character Alexandra “Alli” Fowler in the V soap opera Another World. People in Soap Opera Magazine already saw her as a seasoned professional in the entertainment industry.

19. Judy Greer 

Judith Therese Evans, known professionally as Judith Greer, was born with ginger red hair on July 20, 1975, in Detroit, Michigan. Her dad, Rich Evans, worked as a mechanical engineer, and her mom, Mollie Ann (née Greer), was a hospital administrator.

Her mom used to be a nun but left the convent after eight years because of some mischievous behavior, like having a red bathing suit.

Judith was raised in the Roman Catholic faith and grew up in Redford Township and Livonia.

20. Erin Chambers 

Erin Chambers was born in Portland, Oregon, and she has medium auburn hair.

In one of her movies, The Singles 2nd Ward, she played the main female character. She also appeared in a Disney Channel movie called Don’t Look Under the Bed.

In 2007, she starred in a movie called Heber Holiday, where she acted alongside Torrey DeVitto.

Chambers also played Priscilla Presley in a film called Tears of a King, which tells the story of Elvis Presley’s last years. In the movie, Matt Lewis played the role of Elvis Presley.

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