19. Agnes Ayres
Agnes is the descendant of a family that had no close ties with acting, so Agnes herself had no idea that she is going to have a successful career in acting. Agnes made her first debut in 1914 in a play presented by Essanay Studios, her appearance lasted just a few seconds. From that day onward, she became passionate about acting and convinced her mother to move to New York. Soon after, she caught the attention of actress Alice Joyce therefore she offered her a role in one of her plays because she considered that Agnes looks just like her. She performed excellently in the play. Soon everybody started to pay attention to her beauty and talent. Paramount Studio’s head Jesse Lasky offered her several roles. From this point forward, her career was soaring.