Which sexiest actresses have entered their 30s as we start 2011? Here’s a look at the sexiest actresses that recently turned 30:
Zooey Deschanel – One of the sexiest actresses in their 30s has made a name for herself as one of Hollywood’s hottest hipsters. This cutie with a quirky sense of style has proved that she’s much more than a Katy Perry lookalike in movies like “(500) Days of Summer” and “Yes Man” (but it’s best to forget “The Happening”), and she can also sing and play multiple instruments. Look for her in 2011 playing a princess in medieval stoner comedy “Your Highness” alongside two more of Hollywood’s sexiest brunettes, Natalie Portman and James Franco.
Christina Ricci – Like Zooey Deschanel, she’s another of the sexiest actresses in their 30s here known for her big, beautiful eyes and unique movie roles. However, with movies like “The Addams Family”, “Sleepy Hollow”, “Monster”, and “After.Life”, she seems to be more in tune with her dark side. But no worries; she’s going to be taking a more comedic route in 2011 with Adam Sandler’s movie “Born to be a Star”, which tells the story of a guy who finds out that his parents were once famous porn stars and decides to follow in their footsteps.
Laura Prepon – It’s hard to believe that our favorite redhead next door from “That 70’s Show” joined the list of sexiest actresses in their 30s last year. So what has she been up to lately? Well, she’s been dating Christopher Masterson, who played Francis on “Malcolm in the Middle” (he’s the brother of Danny Masterson, who played Hyde on “That ’70s Show”), and she has guest-starred on shows like “How I Met Your Mother”, “Medium”, “House”, and “Castle”. But, unfortunately, she doesn’t seem to have anything in the works for 2011 just yet.
Kristen Bell – But here’s one of the sexiest actresses in their 30s that we’ll be getting to see plenty of in 2011. This adorable, angelic beauty last starred alongside the next blonde bombshell on this list in “Burlesque”, but she’ll want to trade in her sexy stage stilettos for some running shoes in her next project, “Scream 4”. And if that’s not enough Kristen for you in 2011, don’t despair; you’ll really love her in “Movie 43”. It’s a collection of silly short films starring a ton of celebrities, and she’ll be playing Supergirl in a segment where Batman’s sidekick Robin tries to go on a date (she’ll also be starring alongside one of the sexiest actresses over 40 from this list; Uma Thurman will be playing Lois Lane).
Christina Aguilera – Okay, so I’m using the term “actress” loosely when it comes to the next two actresses in their 30s on this list. Both started their career as teen pop queens, and both have proved that they aren’t exactly fit for the silver screen. However, Christina Aguilera did look great in her skimpy and shiny “Burlesque” outfits.
Jessica Simpson – This bubbly blonde has taking a beating as of late because of her weight, but I’ll give her a break and include her on this list of the sexiest actresses in their 30s. Sure she failed to impress in movies like “Blonde Ambition” and “Major Movie Star”, but at least she looks happy with her new hubby-to-be (and she’d look a lot better if she just learned to dress her new body).
April Bowlby – This is one of the sexiest actresses in their 30s here that’s not quite as well-known as some of the ladies on this list. However, you’ve got to love her deliciously ditzy role as Kandi in “Two and a Half Men”. Look for her in 2011 starring alongside fellow brunette beauties Camilla Belle and Alexa Vega in “From Prada to Nada”.
Eva Green – When it comes to the sexiest actresses in their 30s, it’s hard to beat the lovely Eva Green. She’s been a Bond girl and stripped down in a Berolucci film, but her latest appearance was in the Sundance film “Perfect Sense” alongside Ewan McGregor.
Michelle Williams – And here’s another of the sexiest actresses in their 30s here that’s not afraid of appearing in her birthday suit. Michelle Williams has been getting plenty of buzz lately thanks to her raunchy role in “Blue Valentine”, which she snagged an Oscar nomination for, and she’ll likely get a lot more in 2011 for her role as Marilyn Monroe in “My Week with Marilyn”.
Eliza Dushku – She’s one of the sexiest actresses in their 30s that hasn’t been terribly busy these days (the last time I saw her on TV was as Rick Fox’s date on “Dancing with the Stars”), and she really doesn’t have too much slated for 2011, but we might get to see her in “Ghostbusters III” in 2012 (something that’s definitely worth waiting for).
Sarah Lancaster – And here’s yet another sexy brunette that turned the big 3-0 last year. Sarah Lancaster’s latest claim to fame has been playing Chuck’s sister on “Chuck”, and she shares the honor of a guest appearance on “That ’70s Show” with Eliza Dushku and Jessica Simpson.
Rachel Nichols – This model-turned actress has one creepy role in “Criminal Minds”: she plays the daughter of a serial killer who uses her knowledge of his criminal mind to track down his kind. Look for her in 2011 in “Conan the Barbarian”.
Bijou Phillips – And this star of “Bully” knows a thing or two about serial killers; she went from being a victim in “Hostel: Part II” to playing a deceased serial killer in the series “Raising Hope” (so she’s definitely one of the sexiest actresses in their 30s here that’s had quite an odd career).
So while not all the sexiest actresses in their 30s here have had stellar careers, they have all managed to stay looking amazing as they’ve left their 20s behind (and that’s all that matters in Hollywood, right?).