Top 10 Hollywood Actress In 2022
10 Best Hollywood Actress – Ever since women started radiating their talents on the silver screen, they have captured our hearts. Leading female actors have often mesmerized audiences of all ages, whether it be on the silver screen or the TV sets. Even after the movie ends, their smiles and expressions still prevail in our minds.
For this list, we’ll be looking at our top picks for some of the best actresses in Hollywood as of 2022.
10. Kristen Stewart
With more than 20 years in the movie business, this actor and director have had quite a career.
And with a trophy case full of awards to show for it and some of the highest-grossing films of all time, we aren’t the ones to say no.
Twilight fans will most definitely recognize her as Bella Swan from the Twilight Saga.
Similarly, her portrayal of Princess Diana in the 2021 biopic Spencer was highly appraised by critics.
For her role, she was also nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress.
From Disney star to a household name, Zendaya is one of the most talked-about and respected actors of her generation.
Zendaya first came into prominence as Rocky Blue in the Disney Series’ Shake It Up’.
She then followed it up with the HBO drama series ‘Euphoria.’
On the big screen, Zendaya is most well-known for her MCU role as MJ in the Spider-Man movies.
Except for her roles as MJ, her other most notable roles have to be Malcolm and Marie, where she gave an outstanding performance alongside John David Washington.
Her most recent film, Dune, released in 2021, grossed over $400 million in the worldwide box office and also garnered 10 nominations at the 94th Academy Awards.
8. Emily Blunt
Is there any role that this marvelous actress can’t pull off?
Emily Blunt started her stage career in her early teen performing in The Royal Family in 2001.
Her breakthrough came in 2006 with the comedy-drama film ‘The Devil Wears the Prada.’
And since then, from rom coms to science fiction to post-apocalyptic horror, Emily Blunt has been doing it all.
The British actress actually made headlines with husband John Krasinski for her role as a survivalist mother in ‘A Quiet Place.’
She also received critical acclaim for her role in thriller films such as Sicario and The Girl on Train.
One might even recognize her starring alongside Tom Cruise in the science fiction film Edge of Tomorrow.
And most recently, she brought the iconic nanny Mary Poppins back to the big screen playing the titular character in Mary Poppins Returns.
7. Margot Robbie
This Sheila from the down under needs no introduction.
She has a pair of Academy Award nominations and a list of highlights that includes Wolf of Wall Street, I Tonya, Bombshell, and most recently The Suicide Squad, among many many others.
Perhaps her most iconic role is the live-action adaptation of Harley Quinn, which many say that she was born to play.
In dedication to her role as Harley Quinn, Robbie had to learn to hold her breath for five minutes underwater and excessive roller-skating.
6. Zoe Saldaña
The ever-humble Zoe Saldaña has to be one of the finest actresses in Hollywood today.
Although she started her career in theater, we can’t picture the status of the science fiction genre of Hollywood today without her.
Remember Neytiri, the blue human-like creature from 2009s Avatar?
Well, that’s Zoe!
As if that was not enough to propel Zoe to global stardom, she also got her hands on the role of Star Lord’s love interest Gamora in the MCU.
And since then, she’s appeared in a plethora of Sci-fi movies, from Star Trek Film Series to the most recent The Adam Project.
Zoe just can’t seem to lay off the sci-fi dose, and we just can’t name sci-fi movies without mentioning her.
5. Scarlett Johansson
Of course, we know of the charming Black Widow from the MCU and her iconic action roles in movies such as Ghost in the Shell, Marriage Story, Jojo Rabbit, and many more.
One of the most eminent actresses in Hollywood, Scar has garnered numerous accolades and has been nominated for two Academy Awards.
Surprisingly both her Oscar nominations came in 2019.
Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in Marriage Story and Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Jojo Rabbit.
This goes to show how good Johansson is even when she’s not working on the green screen.
Fun fact, Scarlett Johansson is the highest-grossing actress of all time and also the highest-paid actress in the world.
4. Charlize Theron
This Academy Award-winning actress is well known for her iconic roles in movies like Monster, Atomic Blonde, Mad Max Fury Road, and many more.
Theron has also been seen on the big screen as the cyber-terrorist Cipher in the Fast and Furious franchise.
And for her portrayal of Megyn Kelly in the biographical drama Bombshell, she was nominated for her third Academy Award.
Charlize Theron has certainly defined an era itself with her mind-bending and wide range of performances.
3. Emma Stone
She’s funny, she’s thought-provoking, she’s pretty, and she’s seriously good at acting.
Emma Stone has delivered tons of iconic performances, so much so that it is almost impossible to pick just one.
Albeit Zombieland, Birdman, La La Land, Cruella, etc., are a few to name.
Stone was nodded by the Academy for her performance in Birdman while she took home the golden statue for Best Actress for La La Land.
Her most recent endeavor, Cruella, was widely acclaimed by both fans and critics.
2. Jennifer Lawrence
Often compared to Meryl Streep, this young Oscar-winning actress is widely acclaimed for her acting abilities.
Jennifer Lawrence first gained global recognition for her roles in X-men and The Hunger Games franchise.
She won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Silver Linings Playbook, starring alongside Bradly Cooper.
And at the age of 22, her win made her one of the youngest actresses to win the golden statuette.
After her hiatus, she returned in 2021 with the satire comedy ‘Don’t Look Up’ starring alongside Leonardo DiCaprio.
1. Jessica Chastain
Jessica Chastain has long been held as one of the best actresses in Hollywood.
She is also one of the most decorated actresses in the game, with a Golden Globe Award and two Screen Actors Guild Awards.
Chastain most recently won the SAG Awards for her role as Tammy Bakker in The Eyes of Tammy.
And to the keen-eyed observer, this might be the indicator for Jessica winning her first Oscar.
This year’s Academy Award nomination makes it three for Chastain.
She is often associated with roles and movies that have feminist themes.
Chastain gained further global recognition for her role in films such as Interstellar, The Martian, and It Chapter Two.