Top Actresses of the 1990s

The film industry was revolutionized during the 1990s, thanks to the advent of technology. The technological innovations that presented themselves to filmmakers resulted in amazing films. The technological aspect of filmmaking was well-supported by strong performers like Sandra Bullock, Sharon Stone, and Julia Roberts who dominated the 1990s. The decade also saw the rise of other prominent actresses like Julianne Moore and Demi Moore. Continue reading to know about other top actresses of the 1990s.
Winona Ryder
Also Known As: Winona Laura Horowitz
Birthday: 29 October 1971
Born In: Winona, Minnesota, United States
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5′3″

Actress Winona Ryder is known for her roles in successful and critically acclaimed films such as Heathers, Edward Scissorhands, Girl, Interrupted, Little Women and The Age of Innocence. She also starred in the hit show Stranger Things. She has been in the news for her relationships, including that with superstar Johnny Depp and a 2001 arrest for shoplifting.  

Sandra Bullock
Also Known As: Sandra Annette Bullock
Birthday: 26 July 1964
Born In: Arlington County, Virginia, United States
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5′7″

One of the highest-paid actresses in the world, actress Sandra Bullock is the recipient of several accolades, including an Academy Award. After making her debut in the late 1980s, she became extremely popular in the 1990s with her roles in dramatic movies. She is also the founder of the production company Fortis Films.

Kate Winslet
Also Known As: Kate Elizabeth Winslet
Birthday: 05 October 1975
Born In: Reading, England
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5′7″

Actress Kate Winslet’s most enduring character remains that of the protagonist in the 1997 blockbuster film Titanic, which made her an international star. She’s also known for doing period roles in films like Sense and Sensibility, Jude and Hamlet. Some of her other notable films are Iris, Little Children, Steve Jobs and The Reader. She won an Oscar for her performance in The Reader

Julia Roberts
Also Known As: Julia Fiona Roberts
Birthday: 28 October 1967
Born In: Smyrna, Georgia, United States
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5′9″

Julia Roberts is one of the most popular Hollywood actresses. She came to limelight in the 1990, when she played the female lead in the movie, Pretty Woman. In 2000, she won the Academy Award for best actress for her role in Erin Brockovich in 2000. She has been named the most beautiful woman in the world, a record five times, by the People magazine.

Meryl Streep
Also Known As: Mary Louise Streep
Birthday: 22 June 1949
Born In: SummitSummit, New Jersey, United States
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5′6″

Often described as the "best actress of her generation," Meryl Streep is acclaimed for her versatility. After debuting in the 1970s, she built a solid reputation by portraying challenging roles in dramatic films. In a career spanning over half a century, she has received numerous awards, including three Academy Awards and eight Golden Globe Awards.