Armenian women are told to be one of the most beautiful and talented women in the world. They are famous for their dark hair, brown eyes and slim figure.
Among them, many are also found to be very talented in acting too. Below, you can find the list of most famous Armenian actresses who are both so beautiful and talented that you should at least know and remember their names and faces!
Armenian Actress #1 Cher (Cherilyn Sarkisian)
Surprised? Yes, Cher, the Goddess of Pop, is Armenian.
Even though she is famous for her career in music, Cher is also a talented actress. Famous Cher was born Cherilyn Sarkisian in El Centro, California, on May 20, 1946. She was born to a family of an an Armenian-American truck driver, John Sarkissyan and a occasional model, Jackie Jean Crouch.
Not many people know that in 1982, Cher made her Broadway debut in the play, “Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean”, and starred in the film adaptation of the same title.
Recently, she stared in the Hollywood movie called “Burlesque” together with Christina Aguilera. This famous and talented woman still continues her fifty-year-long career.
Armenian Actress #2 Nazeni Hovhannisyan
Nazeni Hovhannisyan is an Armenian actress, presenter and lecturer at Yerevan State Institute of Theater and Cinema. She was born on July 18, 1982.
She is one of the most famous and attractive TV personalities in Armenia nowadays. She is very intellectual and socially active too. Nazeni is not only a movie actress but she also performs in theaters. The combination of these makes her outstanding than other Armenian actresses.
She has stared in a number of famous and successful Armenian movies such as “Nothing will stay” (2007), “The Three Friends” (2008), “Taxi Eli Lav A” (2009), “The Killed Pigeon” (2009–2010).
Armenian Actress #3 Gayane Aslamazyan
This talented Armenian actress is famous for her roles in various Armenian TV series. But, not only that, being a theater actress, she is also involved in various entertainment programs such as talk shows.
Gayane stars in dramas and melodramas. You can see her in the TV show called “Where is my man?”, which tells a story of four friends who search for their love and find their happiness in different places
Armenian Actress #4 Luiza Nersisyan
Luiza Nersisyan is a famous Armenian actress that stars in movies, TV series and theater in Armenia. She is married to another famous Armenian actor, Hrant Tokhatyan.
Luiza began her career in “Camera House” theater and later started appearing in movies. She is very charismatic and attractive. Some of the movies she appeared in are “Poker AM”, “Taxi Eli Lav A”, “Carly Comes Home” and “Scotch and Whisky”.
Armenian Actress #5 Arsine Khanjian
Arsinée Khanjian, born 6 September 1958, is an Armenian-Canadian actress and film producer. She is married to Canadian filmmaker, Atom Egoyan and aside from her independent work, Arsine regularly appears in his films.
Her husband, Egoyan, credits her for inspiring him to further explore his Armenian roots.
Moreover, as a Christmas gift, Arsine gave her husband the book called “The Sweet Hereafter”. Egoyan credited this gift as his inspiration to adapt the story into a film, for which he earned two Oscar nominations.
Arsine is known for her work on Felicia’s Journey (1999), The Sweet Hereafter (1997) and Ararat (2002).
Armenian Actress #6 Anjela Sarafyan
Anjela Sarafyan was born in 1983 in Yerevan, Armenian, and moved with her parents to the United States when she became 4 years old. She has appeared as a guest-star in several television series such as “Judging Amy” and “Buffy the Vampire Slayer”.
Also, Sarafyan has acted in the feature films: On the Doll, Kabluey, The Informers, A Beautiful Life, Breaking Dawn, A Good Old Fashioned Orgy, and Lost & Found in Armenia. Because of her mysterious look as a woman, she has attracted a lot of fans around the world and has become more and more famous.
As a comedy-touch movie and a source to know more about Armenia, if you have never watched her movies, you should try Lost & Found in Armenia.
Armenian Actress #7 Iveta Mukuchyan
Iveta Mukuchyan is currently one of the most famous Armenian singers. But, aside from her singing career, she is also famous as a model and actress.
Although born in Yerevan, she moved to Hamburg, Germany in 1992 and in 2009, Mukuchyan returned to Armenia to participate in the talent show called “Hay Superstar”.
Even though she came in only fifth place, her popularity did not suffer. In 2012, she auditioned for the second season of The Voice of Germany.
In the same year, she was named as the “Sexiest Armenian” by El Style magazine. In May 2016, Mukuchyan represented Armenia at the Eurovision Song Contest 2016 with the song “LoveWave” and finishing in 7th place in the final, which has made her a more famous woman around the world.
In 2016, she also made her first appearance in the movie called “Run Away or Get Married”.
Armenian Actress #8 Anna Elbakyan
Anna Elbakyan is an Armenian actress and director. She became an Armenian star after headlining the drama, “Where Have You Been, Man of God?”.
She is a graduate of 1982 from the Actors Studio of the Sundukyan State Academic Theatre of Yerevan where she acquired fundamental skills in acting and her passion towards it.
After her graduation, Anna started working in different theaters and from 2000 to present, she has worked as a theater director. In addition, from 2005, she has been the chief director of the Yerevan State Marionettes Theater as well.
Some of the movies she stared in are “The Thief”, “Silhouette”, “Yerevan jan”, “Tavern” and “Elegy”.
Armenian Actress #9 Marjan Avetisyan
This famous Armenian actress, Marjan Avetisyan, was born in 1982, July 9, in Armenia.
After graduating from university, in 2005, she started working in the Sundukyan State Academic Theatre of Yerevan as an actress, which is her starting point of her acting career.
While starting from the theater, nowadays she has been involved in various TV series and programs, working on National Television. She has also participated in the program called “Two stars” where duets composed of one professional singer and another famous person were competing each other.
Marjan is also seen in TV comedy series such as “Full House”.
Armenian Actress #10 Narine Lalayan-Kochar
Narine Lalayan was born in Yerevan, Armenia and is one of the famous Armenian women as an actress.
In 2003, she made her first steps in the movie world. Her debut was in the movie, “Arahet by Ruben Kochar”. Since then, the world of cinematography has been attracting her and she has been more and more devoting herself to it.
She is not only a famous actress but also a film producer. Some of her works are “My Name Is Viola”, “Kochar’s Painting in Space”, “Metamorphosis”. Nerine herself also appeared in several moves such as “The Key”, “Chain”, and “Arahet”.
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