Hey guys! How are you all? Do you wanna go back in time? Yes! Then let’s take a moment to recognize the ladies who made the 80s such a memorable decade for us. Even today, the era holds a firm spot in the hearts and minds of many, and thanks in no small part to these ten best 80s females. So, today we’ll discuss the top ten famous actresses of the 1980s in this video.

1980: Christie Brinkley

Christie Brinkly is best known for being the 25-year face of the American cosmetics firm “Cover Girl.” The American model, actress, and businesswoman is the longest-serving representative for any cosmetic brand. The elegant and stylish actress is also the first model to appear on three straight swimsuit issue covers of Sports Illustrated. That is when she garnered worldwide fame. 

Brinkley has appeared in a number of television episodes and films during the course of her thirty-year career. ‘Mad About You,’ ‘Vegas Vacation,’ ‘Jack and Jill,’ and ‘Parks and Recreation’ are among her prominent film and television roles. Moreover, Brinkley also runs her own business empire, which includes real estate, eyewear, hair extensions, and cosmetics.

Christie Brinkley poses for a photo
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1981: Jaclyn Smith

For almost three decades, Jacquelyn Ellen, better known as Jaclyn Smith, has captivated the world as an award-winning actress, designer, inspirational cancer survivor, and role model. The American actress is most remembered for her role as Kelly Garrett in the television series Charlie’s Angels (1976–1981), in which she was the only original female lead to complete the series’ run.  In 1989, Smith was honored with a star on the world-famous Hollywood Walk of Fame. 

Smith entered the commercial sector later that year with the launch of her women’s clothes range for Kmart stores, a connection that has lasted to this day.  The Jaclyn Smith Collection for Kmart features classic styles characterized by grace and femininity, offering fresh new looks season after season while remaining true to the timeless appeal.

Jaclyn Smith still looks stunning
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1982: Bo Derek

Bo Derek is one of the few persons that pursue their goals regardless of what others think. The American actress and model is most known for her breakout role in the romantic comedy “10”. After the model was cast in “10,” she became an instant sex symbol with its dream sequence portraying a corn-rowed Derek emerging from the ocean in a flesh-colored bathing suit. Even though Derek’s role in the film was just around ten minutes long, it had a huge impact on her career.

Later Bo showed her several appearances in “Playboy” magazine, and she has more than 40 acting credits to her name, including “A Change of Seasons” (1980), “Tarzan, the Ape Man” (1981), “Bolero” (1984), “Tommy Boy” (1995), and “Malibu’s Most Wanted” (2003).

Bo Derek at Celebrity Fight Night
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1983: Betsy Russell

Fans from the ’80s will probably still recognize Betsy Russell, an American actress who is best known for her roles in Private School, Tomboy, and one of the primary characters of the Saw film series. The gorgeous and magnificent star knew she wanted to be an actress from an early age, so she appeared in local plays and commercials throughout her school years.

Let’s Do It!, a 1982 film, marked the stunning actress’s film debut. She landed jobs on T. J. Hooker, Family Ties, and The Powers of Matthew Star in the same year. Russell made his breakthrough in the sex comedy Private School in 1983, as Jordan Leigh-Jensen. But it was her second film appearance, in “Private School,” that drew the most attention. However, it was her second film role, in “Private School”, that caused audiences to take notice of her. She has gone back and forth between film and television work continuously since the mid-80s.

Betsy Russell at Red Carpet
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1984: Shannon Tweed

Shannon Tweed is one of the most well-known actresses in mainstream erotica and is associated with the erotic thriller genre. Tweed’s first significant theatrical appearance was in the horror thriller Of Unknown Origin (1983). Since then, Tweed has appeared in more than 60 films.  She is often called a “B Movie Queen.” 

With multiple famous roles in films and television programs, the trendy and voguish actress has made a considerable impact on the Canadian acting and entertainment industry. Shannon was selected Playboy’s Playmate of the Year in 1982, in addition to performing in films. Moreover, the Canadian actress is also known for her portrayal of Gene Simmons Family Jewels. She’s still in a lot of low-budget erotic thrillers and adventure movies.

Shannnon Tweed at Fashion show
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1985: Kelly LeBrock

“Don’t hate me because I’m beautiful” Do you remember this dialogue? 

Yes, the Pantene shampoo advertisement. In the 80s, Kelly LeBrock was one of the sexiest and hottest women of Hollywood. Appearing in a massive number of magazine covers, and in various editorials, the supermodel is most widely recognized for her appearances in ads for Christian Dior and Eileen Ford. 

The stunning actress made her big break when she starred in Vogue Magazine, which had a 24-page spread. Furthermore, in 1984, Lеrосk was cast as a fantasy woman in “Thе Wоmеn in Rеd.” Then, in 1985, we saw her in another film, ” Wеrd сеnсе.”

Kelly Lebrock shows off her style
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1986: Elle Macpherson

Elle Macperson rose to prominence in the 1980s as one of the world’s top supermodels, and by 1986, she had been on the covers of “Cosmopolitan,” “Elle,” “GQ,” “Harper’s Bazaar,” and “Vogue.” Moreover, the actress  is the founder, primary model, and creative director for a series of business ventures, including Elle Macpherson Intimates, a lingerie line, and The Body, a line of skin care products. 

The actress eventually gained additional recognition as a result of the annual Swimsuit Issue of Sports Illustrated magazine. She has been on the cover five times in total: 1986, 1987, 1988, 1994, and 2006. She has also walked the runways for Louis Vuitton, Christian Dior, Michael Kors, Calvin Klein, Valentino, and a number of other fashion houses.In addition to that, she has appeared in non-fashion advertising campaigns too such as for Diet Coke, Tab, KFC, Garuda Airlines, and the Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group.

Elle Macpherson enjoys the sunset
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1987: Luann Lee

For actresses, the 1980s were a vital moment. The 1987 Playboy Playmate of the month turned actress who appeared on Married with Children, Luann Lee is a famous tv actress. In 1987 , she became the playmate of the month. Furthermore, she performed at Maxim Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada as one of Playboy’s Girls of Rock’n’Roll and appeared in various Playboy videos. She also appeared with other Playmates in a special edition of the game show Family Feud in 1991.

The stunning actress has appeared in films such as “Beverly Hills Cop II” and “Terminal Exposure.” Both critically and commercially, her films reached its peak.

Luann Lee at Seducing Cindy
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1988: Jessica Rabbit

“I’m not bad, I’m just drawn that way.” Remember this dialogue from the 1980s. Yes! We have heard it in “Who Censored Roger Rabbit?”. The desirable, brave, quick-witted, and intuitive fictional character Jessica Rabbit, has captured the hearts of many people since the 80s. Moreover, She is also portrayed as Roger Rabbit’s human toon wife in numerous Roger Rabbit works. The seductive fictional figure is regarded as one of animation’s most well-known sex symbols.

The sultry, but moral, cartoon singer was voiced by Kathleen Turner. Although Jessica Rabbit is a human toon she is shown to have a few of the comedic cartoon antics typical of other Toons. Her red dress was also among the most recognized clothing worn by an animated character. There is a pure heart and good humour beneath that glorious appearance.

Model portrays Jessica Rabbit
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1989: Madonna

Officially known as the “Queen of Pop” Madonna is regarded as one of the most influential figures in pop culture. She is a singer, songwriter, and actress who is noted for her musical range, visual portrayal, and songwriting. To this day, She continues to be an influence to many musicians.

Worldwide, Madonna has sold over 300 million records and is certified as the best-selling email recording artist of all time by Guinness World Records. The U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart considers her to be the most successful solo artist in its history and holds the record for the most number-one singles by a female artist in Australia, Canada, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom. She is still the highest-grossing solo touring artist of all time, with over $1 billion in sales.

Madonna poses for photoshoot
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