Beauty has always been an important measure of standard as far as society is concerned. Society has always held beauty is the highest esteem. However, what has changed though is the definition of beauty, and the parameters by which this abstract notion is judged. Hollywood is no different. With the plethora of talented actors and actresses it has, one need only to look to one side or the other and one may find someone who is beautiful, or in the more pop savvy lingo, someone who is incredibly hot. Yes. Hotness is the word that has redefined beauty as far as the 21st century is concerned. But hotness is not just defined by very good physical features and a perfect body. It’s more than that. In this age of brainy being the new sexy, to be deemed as hot, talent, intelligence, humour, wit and skills are just as important. So here is a list of all those actresses who fit the bill, and are much more than just a pretty face.
10. Marilyn Monroe
When you think of classic old world, Hollywood and quintessential American beauty, no other name pops into your head, except that of Marilyn Monroe. She started her career as a model, and eventually landed roles in films. Her tumultuous life and her scandalous relationships often precede her name, but having said that, no one can ignore the paramount of talent she possessed. She had a heart warming quality and screen presence, which gave out the quality of a damsel in distress, but someone who is powerful, both at the same time. Her playful smile had millions floored. She was considered a major sex symbol in the 1950’s and the early 1960’s, earning her a much deserved spot on this list.
9. Audrey Hepburn
A yesteryears actress with timeless beauty and elegance, she was active during what was termed as the Golden Age of Hollywood. Some of her best known work includes, classics like Breakfast at Tiffany’s and My fair Lady. She was ranked as the third greatest film legend in the history of American cinema, proving that she had all the necessary ingredients of a star, including the sexy oomph factor and style. Not only that, but she has also been given a spot on the international best dressed list, proving that she has style as well as the sex factor.
8. Sandra Bullock
A very well known American actress and producer, she is often called as America’s sweetheart. With many popular movies under her belt, she has managed to garner the attention of the critics as well as capture the heart of her audiences. This actress is multitalented to say the least; she is just as comfortable in serious roles like The Blind Side and Gravity, and feels equally at home in roles in movies like Two weeks’ notice or The Proposal. Irrespective weather she is showing off her skilled acting side or tickling our funny bone she manages to do it with ease and look sexy all the while. Don’t agree? Just go check her out in The Proposal, strutting around in high heels and sexy clothes, all the while being the boss from hell.
7. Zoe Saldana
You might best know her for her role as Uhura in the Star Trek movies, or as the elegant Naytiri from Avatar, thought the latter might be slightly difficult as far as identification is concerned. But irrespective what you know her for, one fact remains constant that this is one sexy actress. Long, slender, with luscious black hair she has an ethereal air about her. Every aspect of her body screams out hotness and sexy and to top it all, she’s got great acting skills. What more is needed?
6. Emma Stone
This young, red headed beauty has been in the acting business since 2007, but shot to fame with her roles in movies like Easy A and the commercially and critically acclaimed The Help. But whether she is empowering black woman, or busy being Spider-mans girlfriend, she does it all with style and ease. One only need to watch her movie Easy A to know that she has sexy and hotness oozing out of her. Not only does she bring her A game to her roles, but in real life Emma is just as fashionable and sexy. And what more she is also extremely smart, often using the paparazzi hounding her to draw attention to important causes and charities.
5. Jennifer Lawrence
This actress shot to overnight fame with her role of the fearless and strong Katniss Everdeen in the Hunger Game series. And since then has gone on to do successful, Oscar favourite movies like American Hustle and Silver Linings Playbook. Always considered playful and tom boyish, her sexy role as Christian Bale’s wife had everyone rethinking those adjectives. Be it in her movies, or the red carpet she always looks stylish and flawless. What adds to her hotness charm is her down to earth good nature and her playful witty personality.
4. Emma Watson
It’s been a while since the era of Harry Potter has come to an end, and our very own Hermione Granger has since then blossomed into a beautiful butterfly. The wild haired, sweet, kid faced Emma Watson is gone, and in her place stands a beautiful, tall, elegant, sophisticated and extremely hot and sexy Emma Watson. Grown into a gorgeous adult, she is the current sex symbol. But what makes her charm even more attractive is that this actress gives as much importance to her education as her career. Seeing her in her graduation gown and hat has made her the sexiest person, overnight.
3. Megan Fox
Any list that lists down the sexiest actresses of Hollywood would probably be incomplete without the mention of Megan Fox. Any movie of hers you pick, you have an abundance of sexiness and hotness. This is one such actress, who is known more for her sexy looks and pouty lips than her acting abilities, though mind you, this girl can act. She is every guys dream, and what every girl aspires to be. If you had to give a face to sexiness and hotness, it would undoubtedly be that of Megan Fox.
2. Penelope Cruz
Well known for movies like Nine and Vicky Cristina Barcelona, she is probably most known for her sultry and sexy voice with the heavy influence of the Spanish accent. Her diction and voice is often considered her sexiest aspect. But there is a lot more to her than her voice. She is beautiful, sexy, elegant and philanthropic. A sex symbol, who worries about the world, I guess heaven does occasionally answer prayers.
1. Angelina Jolie
This is one actress that needs no introduction. Often seen as the bad girl of Hollywood she is extremely sexy and talented at the same time. Hotness pours out of every aspect of her body. That’s not all, along with being a sex symbol she is a proud mother of her brood and a devout humanitarian all of which adds to her sex appeal.