The British invasion of Hollywood has delivered not only talent but also beauty. And once they land in the studios, Hollywood never wants to let them go. Their hotness and talent guarantees them awards, huge paychecks and long successful careers on the screens. Apart from hearing the beautiful British accent we also get to see the beautiful ladies in the biggest blockbuster movies. These are the top ten hottest British actresses gracing the screens in Hollywood.
10. Michelle Ryan
Michelle Ryan is mostly known for starring in NBC’s drama Bionic Woman that aired in 2007. The beautiful, 32 year old, actress comes from Greater London in England. Her other roles include BBC’s drama EastEnders, Jekyll, Mister Eleven and No Ordinary Trifle. She has also appeared in several films like Huge, 18.104.22.168., Merlin, I Want Candy, Doctor Who and Mansfield Park. She has starred on stage in the The Talented Mr. Ripley. If you think she isn’t hot, just know that she was once voted the sexiest actress in soap by readers of FHM men’s magazine.
9. Rebecca Hall
Rebecca was born in London. After several productions in England she broke into Hollywood in 2008 with the movie Vicky Cristina Barcelona for which she got nominated for a Golden Globe. Her good looks and amazing talent landed her major roles like in Frost/Nixon, The Awakening, Christine, Closed Circuit and Transcendence. She has also appeared in big films like Iron Man 3, The Town and Tumbledown. In 2010 she was voted no. 7 sexiest British actress under 30. Even though she is now 34, her hotness is still there and she could easily sneak back and dominate the list “hottest British actresses’.
8. Katie McGrath
Katie McGrath hails from Ireland and started off working as a journalist. After been advised to try acting and sending her photos to agents, her beauty was noticed immediately. She went on to star in many Irish productions in TV, film and theater. She found Hollywood success in NBC’s drama series Dracula and a role in the film Jurassic World. Katie is also the lead actress in the series Slasher and has a recurring role in Supergirl. She hold the eighth spot among hottest British actresses gracing the screens in Hollywood.
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7. Emilia Clarke
Before we talk about her commercial and screen success let’s just mention that she was named Esquire’s Sexiest Woman Alive in 2015 and was voted the most desirable woman in the world by Askmen readers in 2021. She was named one of the most beautiful women 2021. Emilia Clarke is one of the most recognized faces in the world owing to her role Daenerys Targaryen in the series Game of Thrones, the role has not only given her fame but has made her very rich according to her US$1.1 million per episode salary. She has also starred in several movies like Terminator Genisys, Me Before You, Don Hemingway and the Broadway Play Breakfast at Tiffany’s.
6. Felicity Jones
The beautiful and calm looking Felicity Jones hails from Birmingham, England. She is mostly known for starring in the film The Theory of Everything for with she was nominated for an Academy, Golden Globe and Bafta awards. Her other works include the Star Wars spinoff Rogue One which was a commercial success, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Like Crazy and Chalet Girl. Her beauty has seen her work as the face of several products including Burberry and Doice & Gabbana. Undoubtedly, she one of the Hottest British Actresses in Hollywood.
5. Emily Blunt
Emily was born in Wandsworth, London and started acting while she was in school. She is known for movies such as The Young Victoria where she plays Queen Victoria, The Huntsman: Winter’s War, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, Gideon’s Daughter and The Devil Wears Prada. Her talent and beauty conquered Hollywood and she now has American citizenship through her marriage to actor John Krasinski. Emily is not just an actress but she can also sing well as seen in the musical film Into the woods.
4. Keira Knightley
She is known for playing ‘Elizabeth Swann’ in the Pirates of the Caribbean film series, the beautiful lady that everyone wants. So beautiful that even ‘Jack Sparrow’ played by Johnny Depp cannot get her. This is where Hollywood gets it right, when it casts a person with the perfect looks for the perfect role. And it’s not only the looks; she has the talent too, with two Academy Award nominations you know she means business. She was born in London to an English father and a Scottish-Welsh mother. Other movies she is known for are The Imitation Game, Pride & Prejudice, Anna Karenina, The Duchess among many others.
3. Thandie Newton
When we talk about not aging, or aging gracefully, we are talking about Thandie Newton. At 44 her beauty never quits. Born in London to an English father and a Zimbabwean mother, hers is a case of different genes meeting and creating a beautiful product. She is known for movies such as Mission: Impossible II, Crash, The Pursuit of Happyness, Norbit, Good Deeds and the TV Series Rogue and Westworld. She hold third place amongst Hottest British Actresses.
2. Kate Beckinsale
Now this is Britain’s beautiful gift to Hollywood. At 43, Kate Beckinsale’s beauty has been in our screens for more than 20 years, and we never get tired of it. Born and raised in London, she started off in a few big productions at home but she decided to conquer Hollywood in the late 1990s. She has starred in the movies like Pear Harbor, Underworld, Van Helsing, Whiteout, Contraband and Total Recall. Despite her beauty she is not afraid to take on tough acting roles and she has found herself playing many action characters.
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1. Emma Watson
Emma Watson is an actress, model and activist. She is known for playing ‘Hermione Granger’ in the Harry Potter film series. Although born in Paris, France she grew up and has lived most of her life in Britain. Her parents are lawyers from England. Emma is not only beauty but has also brains as she achieved, As in her GCSE exams. She is currently studying at Brown University and Worcester College, Oxford. In 2014 she was appointed a UN Women Goodwill Ambassador to advocate for Gender equality. Watson also ranked one of the prettiest girls in the world.
Apart from Harry Potter she has starred in the movies The Perks of Being a Wallflowe ,The Bling RingI and many more. At only 26 her beauty is bound to grace our screens for many years to come. She top the list of “Hottest British Actresses in Hollywood”.