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Top 20 Hottest & Most Popular Netflix Actresses in 2023

After the era of cable TV more or less got sent to the back row, Netflix has taken the spotlight. This streaming platform is one of the most popular not just in the U.S. but nearly all over the world. In fact, it is the most subscribed video-on-demand streaming service as of now.

A big reason for its popularity is the huge catalog it offers its viewers. Netflix has its own original series and movies and also distributes the ones which were not made by the media company but acquired later. As such, we have a huge selection to take note of and go through.

Today, we will be looking at the Top 20 Hottest & Most Popular Netflix Actresses in 2023. Of course, because of the sheer amount of series and movies Netflix offers, we will, unfortunately, be missing many other amazing actresses but rest assured because we will have many similar lists in the future. So be on the lookout!

Top 20 Hottest & Most Popular Netflix Actresses in 2023

20. Amanda Schull


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Popular Series/MoviesSuits, The Recruit

Former ballet dancer and now American actress Amanda Schull is well-known for her role as Katrina Bennett in the American Legal drama series Suits.

She played the lead role in the 2000 teen movie Center Stage, where she got to let her dancing talent shine as well. Currently, she is also working on the Netflix series The Recruit.

Amanda’s dancing career gives her a kind of elegance and poise that also shows in her acting. The flaxen-haired actress has definitely aged like fine wine.

19. Hayley Atwell


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Popular Series/MoviesBlack Mirror, Mission Impossible

You may know her as Martha from Black Mirror or Peggy Carter from the MCU. Hayley Atwell has been charming hearts with her beauty and acting since the early 2000s.

Born and raised in London, she studied acting at the prestigious Guildhall School and appeared in various West End productions.

Atwell is known for her work in period dramas like The Duchess and fantasy films like Cinderella and Christopher Robin. She plays a leading role in the recently released Mission Impossible movie as well.

18. Anna Torv

Popular Series/MoviesThe Last of Us, Fringe, Mindhunter

Anna Torv may as well be the queen of thriller and sci-fi dramas. This Australian actress has played the famous Olivia Dunham in Fringe, Wendy Carr in Netflix’s Mindhunter, and is currently playing Tess in the HBO post-apocalyptic drama series The Last of Us.

Anna has earned a whopping four consecutive Saturn Awards for her work in Fringe. Anna does not hesitate to play demanding characters and nails them every time.

17. Anya Chalotra

Popular Series/MoviesThe Witcher, The ABC Murders

Anya Chalotra is a British actress best known for her role as Yennefer of Vengerberg in Netflix’s fantasy-drama original series, The Witcher.

Born to an Indian father and a British mother, Anya also trained at Guildhall School for three years after completing her foundation course at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.

Anya’s performance as Yennefer is powerful and beautiful, and she has been praised by many for it. The emotions she portrays are so profuse that you can’t help but be drawn to them in each scene she is in.

16. Antonia Gentry

Popular Series/MoviesGinny & Georgia

Next is our 25-year-old biracial actress, who is more often known by her character name than her actual one. Antonia Bonea Gentry is an American actress who is best known for her role as Virginia “Ginny” Miller in Netflix’s dramedy series Ginny & Georgia.

Antonia also started her acting career on stage, performing for community theatre and her university’s comedy-improv troupe. Her beautiful curls and freckles complement her features well, and she is undoubtedly a stunning woman.

15. Maitreyi Ramakrishnan

Popular Series/MoviesNever Have I Ever, Turning Red

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan is a Canadian actress born to Sri Lankan Tamil immigrants. This young actress rose to fame with her leading role as Devi Vihwakumar in Netflix’s teen rom-com series, Never Have I Ever. She also voiced Priya Mangal in the movie Turning Red.

Maitreyi is one of the popular brown faces in Hollywood right now. Viewers quickly fell in love with Devi as she is a relatable, flawed, quirky young teen.

14. Jessie Mei Li

Popular Series/MoviesShadow and Bone

Best known for her role as Alina Starkov in Netflix’s fantasy series Shadow and Bone, Jessie Mei Li is an English actress. She made her professional debut on stage just a few years back, in 2019, in All About Eve playing the role of Claudia Casswell. She was quickly cast as Alina in the same year and has been working in the series since.

Jessie pulled off Alina’s role amazingly. Every wardrobe she wears in the series looks stunning on her, and she expresses all of Alina’s emotions in a compelling manner.

13. Lucy Boynton


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Popular Series/MoviesBohemian Rhapsody, The Politician, Why didn’t they ask Evans?

Lucy Boynton always stands out with her icy-blonde haircut and beautiful green eyes. This British-American actress never back down when it comes to challenging roles, whether it be the mesmerizing Mary Austin in Bohemian Rhapsody or the complex Astrid Sloan in The Politician. Her beauty is almost other-worldly.

She has also starred in two of Agatha Christie’s adaptations, Murder on the Orient Express and Why Didn’t they ask Evans?

12. Úrsula Corberó

Popular Series/MoviesMoney Heist, Snake Eyes

Lead actress of the Spanish crime thriller Netflix series Money Heist, Úrsula Corberó, is a Barcelona-born Spanish actress.

She has played roles in many popular Spanish dramas like Physics or Chemistry and Isabel. Her role as Tokyo in Money Heist gave her international recognition.

Ursula is stunning, elegant, and without question, a fashion icon. She is fierce, confident, and explosive (in a good way) as Tokyo in the series.

11. Shin Hye-sun


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Popular Series/MoviesSee You in My 19th Life, Mr. Queen, Angel’s Last Mission

Coming to the Korean side of Netflix, Shin Hye-sun is a popular name in the industry. She made her debut with the series School 13 and gained praise and recognition for her leading role in My Golden Life.

Her dynamic acting skills are impressive, and her versatility is nothing to scoff at. From the pessimistic Lee Yeon-Seo in Angel’s Last Mission: Love to the audacious daredevil Kim So-Yong in Mr. Queen to the confident Ban Ji-Eum in the currently airing, See You in My 19th Life, Hye-sun knocks every role out of the park.

Hye-sun is hailed as one of the best actresses of her generation. Her skills have earned her the name Diction Fairy.

10. Camila Mendes


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Popular Series/MoviesRiverdale, Dangerous Lies

Camila Mendes may as well be referred to as the queen for her iconic role as the badass and confident Veronica Lodge in the teen drama Riverdale. She won the Teen Choice Award for Choice Scene Stealer for this role. Apart from Riverdale, she has appeared in Netflix movies like Dangerous Lies, The Perfect Date, and Do Revenge.

Everyone who has seen Riverdale will agree as to how perfect Camila is for the role. The looks, the confidence, the attitude. She has everything, which she delivers in a magnificent manner. Not only that, she has shown no signs of stopping, evident from her many well-acted roles after Riverdale.

9. Sadie Sink


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Popular Series/MoviesStranger Things, Dear Zoe

Acting prodigy Sadie Sink has been killing it in theatre since the age of seven. She played the lead in Annie and Queen Elizabeth II in The Audience on Broadway.

She is most well-known for her role as Max Mayfield in Stranger Things, for which she even gained critical acclaim. Apart from it, he has also starred in Taylor Swift’s short film All Too Well, Dear Zoe and the psychological drama The Whale.

Sadie’s beauty is ethereal. The young actress has stunning blue eyes, beautiful red hair, and a gorgeous smile.

8. Im Yoon-ah


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Popular Series/MoviesKing the Land, Confidential Assignment

A person who shines as both an actress and an idol, Imm Yoon-ah, often known as Yoona, debuted as a member of the K-pop group Girls’ Generation.

Her skills made her one of the best-selling artists in South Korea, and the band went on to become one of the most popular girl groups worldwide.

After her acting breakthrough in 2008 with Your Are My Destiny, she has acted in several shows and movies like Big Mouth, Confidential Assignment, and recently, King the Land.

In 2016, Yoona tried breaking out of her candy-like image and idol prejudice. Her efforts gained approval from the audience. She is pretty, confident, and her fun personality can easily be seen in her acting.

7. Katherine Langford

Popular Series/Movies13 Reasons Why

Katherine Langford is an Australian actress who had her breakthrough playing Hannah Baker in Netflix’s teen drama 13 Reasons Why after several independent films.

She has been busy after the series as well and appeared in movies like Knives Out, Love Simon, and Cursed.

Katherine shone the brightest on the set of 13 Reasons Why, and it’s easy to see why. She was beautiful, funny, charming, and had an impressive dynamic range when it came to her portrayal of emotions.

6. Phoebe Dynevor


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Popular Series/MoviesBridgerton

Beginning her career as a child actress in the BBC school drama Waterloo Road in 2009, Phoebe Dynevor is an English actress who is best known for her role as the fourth Bridgeton child, Daphne, in the Netflix’s period drama Bridgerton.

The actress has been busy as she has a number of projects lined up, like the spy thriller Inheritance, the psychological thriller Wichita Libra, and the rom-com The Threesome.

Phoebe has an elegant and classic beauty which makes her fit for Daphne’s role. The audience couldn’t help but be in love with her skills and charm on screen.

5. Millie Bobby Brown

Popular Series/MoviesStranger Things, Enola Holmes

Millie Bobby Brown has been a household name since she played Eleven in Stranger Things in 2016. The young British actress has gone on to play roles in two Godzilla movies and Enola Holmes.

She was even appointed as the UNICEF’s Goodwill Ambassador and was the youngest to have ever been appointed for the role,

Millie has spoken about her struggles with online bullying and sexual harassment she faced after she gained fame at the mere age of 12.

It is good to see her doing better for herself now while attending Purdue University. Her witty, charming, and beautiful self is still prominent in her interviews and roles.

4. Asahina Aya

Popular Series/MoviesAlice in Borderland, Red Shoes

Known for her iconic savage character, Kuina, Asahina Aya is a Japanese actress and model. She is known for her bold and badass roles in Girl Gun Lady, Red Shoes, and of course, Alice in Borderland as Kuina. She rose to fame internationally with the success of Alice in Borderland.

Aya is confident, gorgeous, and fearless. Many people agree definitely stole the show as Kuina with Chishiya.

3. Jenna Ortega


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Popular Series/MoviesWednesday, Scream

Imagine you being so perfect for a role that everyone around has been comparing you to the said character, even prior to you getting that role. That’s Jenna Ortega, with all her dark humor and deadpan expressions glory.

This American actress began her career as a child actress as young Jane in CW’s Jane the Virgin. It is no surprise that she has also worked in slasher horrors like Scream, Scream VI, and X. Her role as Wednesday Addams has made the young actress a household name worldwide.

Jenna is not only beautiful with impressive acting skills, but she is also well-loved by her fans. She is a supporter of the Pride Over Prejudice campaign and is pro-immigration and anti-discrimination.

2. Kim Yong-ji


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Popular Series/MoviesTale of the Nine-Tailed

To no one’s surprise, we have another South Korean actress on the list. We can’t help it since the world is finally getting to know these talented young women, thanks to Netflix and other streaming platforms. Kim Yong-ji started her artistic career in 2015. She starred in the romance K-drama Mr. Sunshine in 2018.

Don’t get us wrong. Jo Bo-ah definitely knocked out her role as the main female lead in Tale of the Nine-Tailed. But Kim Yong-ji’s role as Lee Rang‘s loyal accomplice, Ki Yu-ri, deserves some love too.

She was exceptional, and her back-and-forth with every actor was great. Yong-ji may have somewhat unconventional features according to Korean beauty standards, but that works in her favor as she is stunning nonetheless.

1. Emilia Clarke

Popular Series/MoviesSecret Invasion, Above Suspicion

Gracing the first spot on the list is the Mother of Dragons herself, Emilia Clarke. British actress who has always been a theatre kid, Emilia Isobel Euphemia Rose Clarke, rose to fame after her fierce portrayal of Daenerys Targaryen in HBO’s fantasy drama series, Game of Thrones.

GoT may not be a Netflix series, but this talented actress has also starred in Netflix’s crime/thriller movie, Above Suspicion as well as other movies like Terminator Genisys, Secret Invasion, and Me Before You.

Emilia is always mesmerizing with her ethereal and royal looks as well as her authoritative and powerful acting. Her presence on screen always brings chills to anyone watching.

And with that, we are going to conclude with our list of Top 20 Hottest & Most Popular Netflix Actresses in 2023. Thank you for sticking with us till the end! Hopefully, you found the list enjoyable and agreeable!

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