Top 10 Best American Actresses Working Today

10. Julia Roberts

Julia Fiona Roberts is an American actress and producer. She became a Hollywood star after headlining the romantic comedy Pretty Woman, which grossed $464 million worldwide.
9. Reese Witherspoon

Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon, known professionally as Reese Witherspoon, is an American actress and producer. She began her career as a child actress, starring in The Man in the Moon in 1991.
8. Anne Hathaway

Anne Jacqueline Hathaway is an American actress and singer. After several stage roles, Hathaway appeared in the 1999 television series Get Real.
7. Emma Stone

Emily Jean "Emma" Stone is an American actress. Stone made her feature film debut in the comedy Superbad.
6. Natalie Portman

Natalie Portman is an actress, film producer and film director with dual American and Israeli citizenship.
5. Scarlett Johansson

Scarlett Johansson is an American actress, model, and singer. She made her film debut in North. Johansson subsequently starred in Manny & Lo in 1996, and garnered further acclaim and prominence with roles in The Horse Whisperer and Ghost World.
4. Julianne Moore

Julianne Moore is an American–British actress, prolific in cinema since the early 1990s. She is particularly known for her portrayals of emotionally troubled women, in both art house and Hollywood films, and has received many accolades including the Academy Award for Best Actress.
3. Jennifer Lawrence

Jennifer Shrader Lawrence is an American actress. She has received an Academy Award and three Golden Globe Awards. Lawrence began her career in television, playing her first major role as a lead cast member on the TBS sitcom The Bill Engvall Show.
2. Sandra Bullock

Sandra Annette Bullock is an American actress and producer. She is one of Hollywood's highest-paid actresses, and is the recipient of one Academy Award from two nominations, and one Golden Globe Award from five nominations.
1. Meryl Streep

Mary Louise "Meryl" Streep is an American actress. A three-time Academy Award winner, she is regarded as the "best actress of her generation".