Top 15 Fave Actresses of 2014

Better do this before it’s time for the 2015 list. . .

Because this is only network shows, I can’t include Anna Silk, Emmanuelle Vauger, and Rachel Skarsen from Lost Girl and Rachel Nichols from Continuum, but they woulda made the list if it was so inclusive.

15 Zoe McClellan—NCIS: New Orleans
My fave character from JAG, her beauty still shines.

14 Madeline Stowe—Revenge
She must have a portrait in the attic. . .

13 Rachel Bilson—Hart of Dixie
I don’t doubt she’d be higher on the list if, like any sensible doctor, she didn’t wear five-inch heels.

12 Aisha Tyler—Whose Line Is It Anyway?
Nothing sexier than a sense of humor.

11 Stana Katic—Castle
She’d be higher if it wasn’t for the blondage that distracts from those gorgeous eyes.

10 Katherine McPhee—Scorpion
I think she’s far more attractive when she goes for cute rather than glam.

9 A.J. Cook—Criminal Minds
Another lady who doesn’t seem to age.

8 Jill Wagner—Wipeout
She’s funny enough to be on Whose Line.

7 Amy Acker—Person of Interest
From the cuteness that was Fred to the sheer bad-girl gorgeousness that is Root.

6 Molly Quinn—Castle
Amazing to look back at the Castle pilot and see how much she’s grown.

5 Missy Peregrym—Rookie Blue
Gorgeous and goofy; a deadly combination.

4 Kaitlyn Black—Hart of Dixie
So beautiful and so funny; another deadly combination.

3 Daniela Ruah—NCIS: Los Angeles
It took two of my all-time faves returning to TV to finally knock her from the top spot. Can’t really think of anything I haven’t already said about her wonderfulness.

2 Alana De La Garza—Forever
Amazing that from the first moment I saw her so long ago she hasn’t changed a bit.

1 Katherine Heigl—State of Affairs
There are no words. . .

Had Galavant debuted one week earlier Karen David would be on this list; as it is, she’s definitely on the 2015 edition.

;o)

2014 top 15 actresses

Women are their most beautiful in the morning: no makeup, hair wild, in their natural state.

And with that positive note, here’s the annual, albeit late, list of the sexiest women on TV, most of them actresses but not necessarily. As always, the caveat is no cable, on shows everyone can watch.

15 Amy Acker–Person of Interest
Amy’s whacked-out psycho has quickly become the best part of this show, particularly after seeing her so timid on Dollhouse.

14 Maggie Lawson—Back in the Game
A not-very-famous actress I’ve enjoyed for years, probably since Cybill. Love her girl-next-door demeanor and looks.

13 Cobie Smulders–How I Met Your Mother
Nine years into this show, she’s still so gorgeous.

12 Jill Wagner–Wipeout
She returned and the show went right back to the awesomeness it had before she’d left.

11 Ming-Na Wen–Agents of Shield
Such a classically beautiful woman; even though I couldn’t stand her character on Stargate: Universe, and Melinda May acts a lot like her, this role has to be a lot more fun for her as well as the viewers.

10 Bellamy Young–Scandal
Her sweet role as Hotch’s girlfriend on Criminal Minds is likely a thing of the past, but even if her character here is too much, she’s still lovely to look at. . .

9 Mircea Monroe–Hart of Dixie
While not as gorgeous as she was in Drive—as a redhead—her amazing blue eyes are well worth a worshipful gaze or two.

8 Michelle Borth–Hawaii 5-0
Every year she’s on this list, and every year she’s on a different show; it’s the mark of a quality actress to be so in demand.

7 Molly Quinn–Castle
College-aged redhead whom I saw in a play a few months ago. Such a nice girl. . .

6 Missy Perygrym–Rookie Blue
Also met her this past year, and she and her show just get better every year. Also a sweet lady in person. . .

5 Kristin Kreuk–Beauty and the Beast
While the show is a sacrilege compared to the amazing original, I could watch her ethereal beauty forever. . .

4 Kaitlyn Black–Hart of Dixie
Once again the best thing about the show. Those eyes. . .

3 Darby Stanchfield–Scandal
Have yet to meet her—someday—but I wouldn’t be surprised if she’s exactly like her character, all that sassiness with a pinch of Meredith from Castle. . .

2 Daniela Ruah–NCIS: Los Angeles
Holy crap, she’s not first this year! Even after I met her in person after a play. Sweetest person ever to be in Hollywood.

1 Chloe Barret —Agents of Shield
Daniela certainly didn’t lose anything, we just have a newcomer of exceptional beauty who can also do excellent comedy while showing plenty of intelligence. Joss Whedon sure know how to pick ‘em. . .

Extra credit

Rudabeh Shabazi and Bri Winkler
When Rudabeh is anchoring the channel 7 news on weekend mornings and Bri is doing the weather. . . let’s just say no one’s listening, just watching. . .

;o)