While everyone has their own personal preferences when it comes to someone’s appearance, it seems like there is a large number of people who prefer blondes over anything else. Who knows why this is the case. There have been a number of studies conducted about the matter, many of which have offered up different conclusions. But it may simply be because the media continues to push blondes as being the most attractive and fun-loving people around.
After all, there are a lot of people — not just celebrities — who end up coloring their hair blonde because they think it looks better. And while there is certainly no shortage of attractive brunettes and redheads, for this quiz, we’re going to specifically be zeroing in on blondes.
As many will notice, a lot of these women aren’t natural blondes. But they've either adopted the hairstyle as their everyday look, or they’ve ended up coloring it blonde for some of their more famous roles. And while many players may know the names of the characters these actresses have portrayed on the big screen and the small screen, the key here will be trying to remember their names in real life.
So let's name as many as we can and find a partner for walking down the aisle!
1This blonde starred in Avengers: Infinity War.
Though she may not be a natural blonde, many of the roles this actress has taken have involved her having lighter hair — which is often how she appears on the red carpet as well. The actress also happens to be one of the most profitable female stars of all time.
2This blonde starred in Atomic Blonde.
Thanks to her recent turn in movies like Atomic Blonde and Mad Max: Fury Road, this blonde is becoming one of the leading action stars in recent years. Pretty impressive for someone who’s already in her 40s. She also earned critical acclaim throughout her career, winning the Academy Award for her performance in Monster.
3This blonde stars in The Big Bang Theory.
One of the biggest TV stars working today, this blonde popped up on The Big Bang Theory since the show debuted, where she has continued to portray the character of Penny ever since. But she previously appeared on a number of other popular shows as well, including 8 Simple Rules and Charmed.
4This blonde starred in Justice League.
One of this actress’s biggest movies to date was 2011’s The Rum Diary, where she starred alongside her future husband Johnny Depp. However, the two have recently split up. She’s also secured a role in the DC Extended Universe, appearing in Justice League as Mera — a role which she will reprise in the upcoming Aquaman.
5This blonde starred in Heroes.
After working as a child star in movies including Remember the Titans and Joe Somebody, this blonde really revamped her image when she popped up in the hit NBC sci-fi show Heroes. She’s since gone on to star in another hit series with Nashville, where she has portrayed Juliette Barnes for over 100 episodes.
6This blonde starred in Gossip Girl.
The wife of fellow actor Ryan Reynolds, this blonde first achieved mainstream success thanks to her leading role of Serena van der Woodsen in the teen drama Gossip Girl. She’s since enjoyed a successful film run, appearing in everything from Green Lantern (opposite Reynolds) to The Town and The Age of Adaline.
7This blonde starred in The Hunger Games.
One of the biggest movie stars working today, this actress achieved critical acclaim almost from the very beginning, earning an Academy Award nomination for her performance in Winter’s Bone. Since then, she’s gone on to headline a number of blockbusters, including The Hunger Games film series and Silver Linings Playbook.
8This blonde starred in Mean Girls.
Though many might recognize this blonde from Mean Girls — where she truly played a stereotypical blonde — this actress has also gone on to much more dynamic and challenging work in the years since. In 2012, she appeared in the musical-drama Les Miserables where she got to show off her singing talents.
9This blonde starred in Pitch Perfect.
Though she’s been working as a professional actress since the mid-90s, most will probably recognize this blonde from the hit comedy musical film series Pitch Perfect, where she plays the character of Chloe. Next year, she’s set to star in the rom-com titled Someone Great opposite Rosario Dawson and Gina Rodriguez.
10This blonde starred in 30 Rock.
This blonde is probably best known for her portrayal of Cerie on the hit NBC sitcom 30 Rock. But she’s also popped up in a number of horror and comedy films, including Piranha 3DD, A True Story, Movie 43, and Scary Movie 5. She also has a number of films currently in the works, including 2019’s The Divorce Party.
11This blonde starred in Pretty Little Liars.
This actress’s biggest role to date was on the popular teen mystery series Pretty Little Liars. Here, this blonde played Hanna Marin, one of the series regulars who appeared throughout all seven seasons of the show. However, she’s also popped up in a number of films, including 2012’s Spring Breakers and 2015’s Pixels.
12This blonde starred in Veronica Mars.
Though she’s popped up in a number of movies and TV shows before and since, many continue to attribute this blonde with her role as Veronica Mars. In fact, the cult TV series is currently in the works for a revival. Meanwhile, you can watch this actress in her new comedy/ drama series, The Good Place, which airs on NBC.
13This blonde starred in Glee.
From 2009 to 2015, this blonde starlet appeared on the hit FOX musical comedy series Glee, where she portrayed Quinn Fabray. However, you may have also spotted her in the TV series Veronica Mars or Heroes, or even the feature films I Am Number Four or The Family. But do you know her real name?
14This blonde starred in Friends.
A star of one of the biggest shows of all time, this blonde portrayed Rachel Green for 10 seasons and over 200 episodes of Friends. She’s continued to be a comedy star up on the big screen as well, appearing in everything from 2003’s Bruce Almighty to 2016’s Office Christmas Party.
15This blonde starred in Game of Thrones.
This blonde English actress is probably best known for appearing as Margaery Tyrell in HBO’s epic fantasy series Game of Thrones. But that’s far from the only popular project she’s popped up in, as this actress has also secured roles in everything from The Tudors TV series to The Hunger Games film franchise.
16This blonde starred in The Notebook.
In 2004 alone, this actress popped up in both Mean Girls and The Notebook — two films that continue to be popular over a decade later. And the actress hasn’t stopped since. Back in 2015, she played one of the lead characters in Spotlight, which went on to win the Best Picture of the Year at the Academy Awards.
17This blonde starred in Legally Blonde.
Of course, we can’t leave out the actress who literally starred in a movie with the word “blonde” in the title. Here, this actress played the lead character of Elle Woods — a role that she would go on to reprise in a sequel. But she’s also starred in a number of more dramatic movies as well, including Walk the Line
18This blonde starred in 2 Broke Girls.
On 2 Broke Girls, this blonde actress played one of the leading characters with her performance as Caroline Channing. The series debuted back in 2011 before finishing up its run just last year. Since then, the actress has popped up on The Big Bang Theory, where she had a guest appearance as the character of Nell.
19This blonde starred in Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story.
Here’s an actress that you’ve likely seen before, but might have a hard time remembering the name of. She’s had supporting roles in a number of extremely popular movies and TV shows, including Dodgeball, Zoolander, Friends, and Arrested Development. She is also married to fellow comedic actor Ben Stiller, though the two were said to have separated last year.
20This blonde starred in Let Me In.
This actress has been working steadily in Hollywood since she was barely a teenager, popping up in everything from The Amityville Horror to Big Momma’s House 2. More recently, she has played a leading character in movies like Carrie, If I Stay, and The 5th Wave. But can you remember her name?
21This blonde starred in Moulin Rouge!
Though she continues to turn out impressive work, there was a time when this blonde actress was one of the most sought-after leading ladies in Hollywood — turning out one hit movie after another. For example, within one five year period she played the lead in everything from Eyes Wide Shut, Moulin Rouge!, The Others, and Cold Mountain.
22This blonde starred in Almost Famous.
The daughter of Goldie Hawn, this actress started working professionally in the mid-90s. By the year 2000, she had already earned an Academy Award nomination thanks to her performance in Almost Famous. Since then, she has appeared in a number of hit comedy films, including Raising Helen and How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days.
23This blonde starred in Mad Max: Fury Road.
Though she has only appeared in two feature films to date, many may still recognize this blonde thanks to her work as a Victoria Secret model. In 2011, she made her film debut with Transformers: Dark of the Moon. Then in 2015, she popped up in the critically-acclaimed action film Mad Max: Fury Road.
24This blonde starred in Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
From 1996 to 2003, this blonde actress played the title character on Buffy the Vampire Slayer — a role she continues to be synonymous with to this day. However, she’s popped up in a number of other successful franchises as well, including the Scooby-Doo feature films, and the horror series, I Know What You Did Last Summer.
25This blonde starred in The Other Woman.
Here’s another actress that is probably best known for her time as a model — though she began working professionally in both fields around the same time. In 2011, she had a small part in the comedy Tower Heist, and she has gone on to appear in a number of other comedies, including The Other Woman and Tower Heist.
26This blonde starred in Revenge.
From 2011 to 2015, this blonde actress played one of the leads on the ABC drama Revenge. At that same time, she also went on to land a role in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, where she played the S.H.I.E.L.D./ CIA agent Sharon Carter who goes on to form a romantic relationship with Captain America.
27This blonde starred in Mad Men.
Thanks to her role as Betty Draper on the AMC period drama Mad Men, this blonde actress went on to earn critical acclaim and mainstream recognition. She since popped up in the TV series The Last Man on Earth, as well as the X-Men film franchise where she plays Emma Frost.
28This blonde will appear in Wonder Woman 1984.
Here’s a bit of a curveball considering that this actresses biggest role to date will probably be in the forthcoming Wonder Woman 1984. However, this blonde has still popped up in a number of big projects, including The Three Musketeers back in 2011, and the horror remake Carrie in 2013.
29This blonde starred in There’s Something About Mary.
Though she was one of the biggest movie stars throughout the late ‘90s and early 2000s, this blonde actress has actually taken an active step back from the limelight. Her last film appearance came in 2014’s Annie, but she’s probably best known thanks to her roles in There’s Something About Mary and the Charlie’s Angels film series.
30This blonde starred in A Cinderella Story.
This actress first broke big thanks to her role as the title character on the hit Disney Channel series Lizzie McGuire. In fact, many probably know her as that character’s name rather than her real name. She’s also popped up in the series Gossip Girl and Younger, which just wrapped up its sixth season on the Paramount Network.
31This blonde starred in Iron Man.
This actress has been a staple of the Marvel Cinematic Universe since the very beginning. She popped up in 2008’s Iron Man playing Peppe Potts, the romantic interest of Tony Stark. But you might also recognize her from movies like Shakespeare in Love, Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow, and The Royal Tenenbaums.
32This blonde starred in This is 40.
This blonde actress has been working steadily in Hollywood since the mid-90s when she first popped up in movies like The Cable Guy, She’s the One, and Big Daddy. But more recently, you may have seen her in projects like Funny People and This is 40 — two films that were directed by her husband Judd Apatow.
33This blonde starred in Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby.
Here’s another actress that many will recognize but probably not a lot will be able to remember by name. This is likely because she’s popped up in a number of popular movies and TV shows, but usually in a supporting role. For instance, you may have seen her in everything from the Iron Man movies to this year’s Tag.
34This blonde starred in Spider-Man.
This blonde actress has been working steadily for well over two decades — which is no small feat in show business. Some of her earlier projects including Jumanji and Interview with the Vampire. But many probably first took series note of her when she portrayed Mary Jane Watson in the Spider-Man trilogy.
35This blonde starred in Manchester by the Sea.
Known for her dramatic work, this blonde actress has been nominated for an impressive four Academy Awards to date, most recently for her performance in 2016’s Manchester by the Sea. However, she’s slowly been venturing into more blockbuster material with movies like last year’s The Greatest Showman and the upcoming Venom.
36This blonde starred in The Departed.
To be honest, this actress has popped up in a number of roles sporting a number of different hair colors. If we had to guess, her natural hair color is probably on the lighter side of brown. But she can still pull of the blonde look nonetheless! This actress has appeared in everything from The Departed to The Conjuring.
37This blonde stars in Orange is the New Black.
On Orange is the New Black, this actress portrays the lead character of Piper Chapman, who is sentenced to serve time for a crime she committed years ago. But if you’ve never watched this Netflix show, you may have also seen her in The Lucky One or the Best Picture of the Year winner Argo.
38This blonde starred in Ocean’s Eight.
This blonde actress has been working professionally since before she was even ten years old, and she’s still going strong today. Some of her bigger earlier hits including I Am Sam, Sweet Home Alabama, and War of the Worlds. But more recently, she popped up in the TV series The Alienist as well as the 2018 movie Ocean’s Eight.
39This blonde starred in King Kong.
After struggling to make it big in Hollywood for over a decade, this blonde actress finally earned the lead role in the David Lynch film Mulholland Dr., which is often cited as one of the best movies made since 2000. Since then, she enjoyed an abundance of mainstream success in movies like King Kong and St. Vincent.
40This blonde starred in The Carrie Diaries.
Despite mostly positive reviews, The Carrie Diaries ended up being canceled after only two seasons, on which this blonde actress played the title character. But she’s since popped up in a number of other projects, including the 2017 films The Crash and Freak Show. And later this year, she’s set to star in Words on Bathroom Walls.
41This blonde starred in The Hunger Games.
Not only is this blonde a successful actress — appearing in movies such as Power Rangers and The Hunger Games series — she’s also an accomplished director and producer. In 2015, she directed Pitch Perfect 2 and she’s currently filming a reboot of the Charlie’s Angels film series, which is expected out next year.
42This blonde starred in We’re the Millers.
Though many might recognize this actress from the 2013 comedy We’re the Millers, she is arguably best known for her appearance in horror projects. These include the anthology shows Scream Queens and AHS — where this actress appears in the eighth season, subtitled Apocalypse, which recently began airing on FX.
43This blonde starred in Arrested Development.
Though she’s appeared in a number of movies and TV shows since the mid-90s, this actress continues to be known for her performance as Lindsay Bluth Funke on Arrested Development. This is largely thanks to the show becoming a cult hit, which was brought back on Netflix years after being canceled on Fox due to poor ratings.
44This blonde starred in Watchmen.
Many mainstream audiences got their first look at this Swedish actress when she popped up in both 27 Dresses and Watchmen between 2007 and 2008. Since then, she’s enjoyed more success on the small screen by landing recurring roles in shows like Trophy Wife, Children’s Hospital, and Billions. But do you know her name?
45This blonde starred in The Wolf of Wall Street.
Often cited as one of the most attractive blondes working in Hollywood today, this Australian actress enjoyed international success when she landed the role opposite Leonardo DiCaprio in 2013’s The Wolf of Wall Street. Since then she’s enjoyed critical and commercial success thanks to her roles as Harley Quinn and Tonya Harding.
46This blonde starred in Austin Powers.
Believe it or not, this actress has actually been working professionally since the mid-80s. However, many probably don’t remember taking note of her until the late ‘90s when she appeared in Boogie Nights and the Austin Powers film series. Some of her biggest movies to date include The Hangover and Bowfinger.
47This blonde starred in Battlestar Galactica.
A favorite amongst sci-fi and fantasy buffs, this blonde actress first achieved mainstream success thanks to her role as Starbuck in Battlestar Galactica. Since then, she’s continued to pop up in a number of genre movies and TV shows, including the 2013 film Riddick, as well as the TV series The Flash, where she portrayed Amunet Black.
48This blonde starred in Dexter.
In the TV series Dexter, this blonde actress played the romantic interest of the eponymous character, who has no idea that her boyfriend/ husband is a criminal. She’s also popped up in the TV shows Hawaii Five-O and Defiance. Later this year, she set to star in the TV movie V.C. Andrews’ Heaven.
49This blonde starred in True Blood.
The star of HBO’s vampire series, this blonde actress played telepath Sookie Stackhouse throughout seven seasons of the show. The series wrapped up in 2014, but even if you weren’t a fan, you may have caught her in the X-Men film series where she plays Rouge — another human with supernatural powers.
50This blonde starred in Superman Returns.
In 2006, this actress appeared as Lois Lane in the massively anticipated blockbuster Superman Returns. Of course, Lois Lane isn’t traditionally depicted as a blonde, which resulted in the actress coloring her hair much closer to red. But you may have also spotted her in the movies 21 or Blue Crush.