A new crop of young actresses is poised to take their place alongside superstars such as Julia Roberts, Nicole Kidman, Jennifer Anniston, Cameron Diaz, and Angelina Jolie. The best young actresses in Hollywood today also happen to be among the hottest young actresses currently working in movies and television. These seductive ladies may well possess a combination of talent, beauty, sex appeal, education, and diverse skills never before seen in the film industry. Below are some of the best young actresses in Hollywood and a discussion of some of their already impressive accomplishments and their multifaceted careers. 

  1. Scarlett Johansson. Not only is Johansson one of the best young actresses in Hollywood today, she is also one of the hottest young actresses in the film industry. Her breakout role came in the popular movie, “The Horse Whisperer,” and she's gone on to star in movies such as “Lost in Translation,” “Match Point,” “The Black Dahlia,” “He's Just Not That Into You,” and “Iron Man 2” as well as many other films. Johansson is widely viewed as one of the sexiest women alive, and she regularly appears on magazine covers. She has also started a music career and has released two albums. On a personal level, Johansson likes to maintain her privacy, but she is reported to be a down to earth girl with an excellent sense of humor.

  2. Megan Fox. If Scarlett Johansson has a rival for the title of hottest young actress in Hollywood, it is almost certainly Megan Fox. Fox, like Johansson, is consistently ranked as one of the hottest women in the world. But, Fox is also one of the best young actresses in film today. She has starred in “Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen,” “Whore,” and “Jonah Hex.” But her most famous movie role has been in the blockbuster film franchise, “Transformers.” Some personal tidbits about Fox are that she is afraid to fly, she is a staunch advocate for the legalization of marijuana, and she is a Britney Spears fan.

  3. Keira Knightley. Despite her status as one of the youngest actresses working in film today, Knightley is still one of the best paid stars in Hollywood. She skyrocketed to fame as a result of her role in the popular “Pirates of the Caribbean” films. Knightley is also in great demand as a top fashion model. She is known for her tireless dedication to multiple charities and for being a workaholic, which leaves her little time for a personal life.

  4. Freida Pinto. Pinto became world famous for her starring role in the hit movie “Slumdog Millionaire.” She is a native of India and is often counted among the hottest young actresses working today. Pinto also has a thriving modeling career. This beauty has brains, too. Not only is she one of the best young actresses working today, she also has a college degree in English Lit.

  5. Amanda Seyfried. Seyfried has done a lot of television work, but she has also starred in several movies, including “Mean Girls,” Alpha Dog,” “Mama Mia!,” and “Chloe.” This hot young actress is also a successful singer and model. Seyfried is frequently ranked among the most beautiful women on Earth, but she is also known for her kind nature and cheerful personality.

  6. Emma Watson. Watson's starring role in the “Harry Potter” film franchise has made her one of the most recognizable young actresses in the world today. She started playing the role of Hermione at nine years of age and has, consequently, been a movie star for more than half of her life. Despite her vast wealth and fame, Watson has tried to lead as normal a life as possible and still keeps in touch with her friends from school.


- Walter Turner