20 Best Disney Actresses Of All Time

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Hello, my beautiful readers. I hope you all have been great. Today’s article is on Disney actresses. Does it bring a smile to your face? Well, I hope it does. 

Undoubtedly you will barely find someone these days who is not fond of Disney actresses. 

Disney actresses are beautiful and elegant enough to make you go crazy. Today, we will look back at some of the most prominent Disney actresses who have transitioned smoothly and successfully into the big league.

We are listing out actresses from recent shows and old shows too. Siachen studios aim to list out our favorite Disney actresses and the films that they are a part of.

Hence, without any further delay let’s dive straight into the list of Disney Actresses. So, Here is the list of Top Disney Actresses who have been a part of our life while growing up.

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Disney Actresses ranked on the basis of their popularity:

1- Selena Gomez

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Selena Gomez is a Triple Threat, with her proficiency in acting, dancing, and singing. As a child, she was attracted to the world of performing arts after watching her mother.

Subsequently, Selena started participating in pageants and beauty contests. In 2006, Selena started her association with Disney when she was cast in a guest role in Suite Life of Zack & Cody.

She also appeared in Hannah Montana as a visiting pop star, Mikayla. During the same time, Selena also auditioned for and won the main role in a new Disney sitcom, Wizards of Waverly Place.

This show was one of the most successful Disney shows, and it catapulted Gomez into stardom.

Selena’s acting credits also include  Another Cinderella Story, Princess Protection Program, Ramona and Beezus, Monte Carlo, Spring Breakers, Getaway, The Fundamentals of Caring, The Dead Don’t Die, etc.

2- Zendaya

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She has been acting since she was 6 years old and has best-known roles in the Disney Channel original series, Shake It Up as Raquel “Rocky” Blue. 

She also starred as Halley Brandon in the film Frenemies and as Sequoia in A.N.T. Farm. 

In her music career, She is signed to Hollywood Records. She finished as the runner-up on Dancing With The Stars being the youngest finalist on the series. 

She has also played Zoey in the 2014 movie Zapped and is also known as K.C. Cooper in the 2015 series K.C. Undercover. One of the best Disney Actresses of all time.

3- Hilary Duff

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Hilary Erhard Duff is an American actress, singer, songwriter, entrepreneur, author, and humanitarian. She is the younger sister of Haylie Duff.

Hilary is best known for her role as Lizzie McGuire. She played Lizzie in the Disney Channel television series with the same name and The Lizzie McGuire Movie, both of which she also played Isabella Parigi.

In 2002, Hilary played Kelly Collins in the Disney Channel Original Movie Cadet Kelly.

She also worked on her music career with albums like Santa Claus Lane, Metamorphosis, Hilary Duff, Most Wanted, Dignity, etc.

They mostly got a Gold or Platinum certification.

4- Demi Lovato

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Demi Lovato is a singer, songwriter, and actress. She debuted with Barney and Friends and became an actress however, her first love was music.

Demi has a successful music career with multiple Platinum-selling albums. She debuted in 2008 with Don’t Forget.

She sang her debut single, This is Me, for the series. It topped the Billboard Hot 100 charts.

She also reprised her role in Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam. Demi Lovato’s acting credits include Disney’s Sonny With a Chance and Princess Protection Program.

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5- Miley Cyrus

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Miley Cyrus was born Destiny Hope Cyrus however, her nickname was Smiley. This name was shortened to Miley and made into her professional name.

She is a singer, songwriter, and actress. Miley got her first break on her father’s show, Doc, where she played Kylie.

She worked in other Disney shows, including The Suite Life of Zack and Cody, The Emperor’s New School,  etc.

Miley Cyrus has the most US Billboard 200 top five albums by a female artist in the 21st Century. One of the best Disney Actresses of all time.

Her hit singles include Midnight Sky, See You Again, 7 Things, The Climb, Party in the U.S.A., etc. Her top albums are Meet Miley Cyrus, Bangerz, etc.

6- Dove Cameron

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Don’t you find her innocent face cute enough to go crazy? People love adorning her charm. She is an American actress, voice actress, and singer.

For Disney, she is best known for playing Jess in the British TV show, The Lodge with her ex-boyfriend, Thomas Doherty, and Liv and Maddie Rooney in the Disney Channel Original Series Liv and Maddie.

In 2014, she played Kayla Morgan in the Disney Channel Original Movie Cloud 9. In 2015, she guest-starred, along with Ryan McCartan in an episode of Austin & Ally. She is a paragon of beauty with a brain. 

7- Debby Ryan

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Deborah Ann “Debby” Ryan, an American actress and singer, starring as Bailey Pickett in the Disney Channel Original Series, The Suite Life on Deck, and Jessie Prescott in Jessie. 

The Suite Life on Deck established Ryan as a teen idol and became the most watched children’s show on television since its premiere in October 2008.

Ryan was born in Huntsville, Alabama. She is a Christian and has performed in churches, theater performance groups, and talent competitions. 

Her father was in the military, so she often moved to different places in Europe.

Ryan is involved in Disney’s Friends for Change. Featured in a commercial on Disney Channel. 

She is miraculous by all means. 

8- Peyton List

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Peyton Roi List, an American actress, singer, and model, is known for her role as Young Jane in 27 Dresses, and Holly Hills in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid film series.

For Disney, known for playing Emma Ross in Jessie, along with its spin-off, BUNK’D. She also has portrayed Ellie in The Swap, Young Becky in the 2010 film The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, Shoestore Girl #2 in Confessions of a Shopaholic, and Sherri in I Didn’t Do It.

And guys, As of recently, she is currently working on her role as Tory Nichols in the Netflix series Cobra Kai. People are fond of her bold style statement. 

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9- Vanessa Hudgens

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Vanessa Hudgens is an actress and singer. All her grandparents are musicians, and they passed on their love for music to Vanessa.

She started out working in stage plays and musicals. Look at her smile, how pretty she is! Vanessa auditioned for many roles and appeared in television commercials.

In 2006, Disney cast Vanessa Hudgens in the lead role in High School Musical as Gabriella Montez. One of the best Disney Actresses of all time.

The film was a huge success, and Vanessa came back with two more sequels. She also appeared in other Disney shows like Suite Life of Zack & Cody, Keke & Jamal, Drake & Josh, etc.

10- Olivia Holt

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Olivia Holt is a singer and actress. From a young age, Olivia took gymnastic training, and she is proficient in the sport.

In 2011, Disney XD cast Olivia Holt in the lead role of Kim in Kickin’ It. She appeared in seasons one to three in the main cast and became the guest actor in season four.

Holt’s gymnastic skills proved handy for this role. Next, she was cast in the Disney original movie Girl vs Monster, and she became the main cast in another Disney comedy, I Didn’t Do It.

11- Ariana Grande

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Ariana Grande-Butera is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Although she started her acting career before singing, she has a very successful music career.

In 2011, Ariana signed her record deal and released her first album, Your Truly, which topped the US Billboard 200 charts. Grande also recorded the title track for Disney’s live-action movie Beauty and the Beast in 2017.

Ariana may not have acted in Disney movies or series, but she sang for Disney movies and in their holiday albums.

12- Keke Palmer

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Keke Palmer is an actress and singer. She debuted with Barbershop 2: Back in Business at the age of 10 years.

Keke Palmer was set to work with Disney in a show called Keke and Jamal, but the show was not picked up after the pilot was shot.

However, this did not end her association with Disney. She sang for their albums on Radio Disney.

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13- Sabrina Carpenter

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Sabrina Annlynn Carpenter is an American actress and singer. 

She is best known for her role as Maya Hart in the Disney Channel spin-off Girl Meets World as well as for her music career.

She also sang for many other Disney movies like How to Build A Better Boy and Circle of Stars. In 2011, she was cast in the drama The Unprofessional as a minor character. 

She was cast in the Disney movie Gulliver Quinn along with Liv and Maddie star Joey Bragg. In late 2013, Carpenter was cast as the rebellious Maya Hart in the Disney Channel series Girl Meets World, a spin-off of Boy Meets World.

Well, Her parents used to call her “bumblebee” to remind her to always stay humble. She refers to her fanbase as “Carpenters”.

14- Ashley Tisdale

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Ashley Michelle Tisdale is an American actress, voice actress, comedian, singer, and producer who is best known for portraying Bethany Pearson in the 2009 sci-fi comedy film. 

For Disney, she played Maddie Fitzpatrick in the Disney Channel sitcom The Suite Life of Zack & Cody and Sharpay Evans in the Disney Channel Original Movie, High School Musical, and its sequels. She also produced the 2014 sports television film, Cloud 9. 

Additionally, she voiced the Lead Blueberry Scout in Disney/Pixar’s A Bug’s Life, Camille Leon in Kim Possible, and Candace Flynn in Phineas and Ferb from 2007 to the show’s finale in 2015. 

15- Bella Thorne

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Annabella ‘Bella’ Avery Thorne is an actress, model, and singer who started at the early age of six.

She was also cast in the movie Frenemies. Bella also forayed into the music field with her Disney series.

She sang Watch Me for the show Shake It Up!, which earned an RIAA Gold certification.

For the movie Frenemies, she sang TTYLXOX. Apart from these movies, Bella has worked in Blended, Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip, The Babysitter film series, The DUFF, Amityville: The Awakening, Infamous, and Girl.

16- Laura Marano

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From the age of five, Laura has appeared in commercials and small roles in TV series, After appearing in multiple TV roles, in 2011, Laura Marano was cast in the Disney channel’s program Austin & Ally as Ally Dawson.

There was a duet with Ross Lynch in the show, that was also included in Disney’s holiday compilation album, Holidays Unwrapped.

She was also cast in the Disney original movie Bad Hair Day. Laura worked in many more movies and TV series, including Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?, Without a Trace, A Perfect Date, True Jackson VP, Dexter, A Sort of Homecoming, etc.

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17- Mandy Moore

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She was cast in the Disney animation Tangled in 2010. Mandy also voiced the role in the Tangled animated show.

Disney cast her again in their short-lived shows Tron: Uprising and Sheriff Callie’s Wild West.

Amanda Leigh Moore is an actress, singer, and songwriter. She was interested in singing and acting from a young age and pestered her parents to take her to voice and acting classes.

18- China Anne McClain

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She was cast in Disney’s original movie Descendants 2 and its sequels.

China Anne McClain is a singer and actress. A talent scout discovered her after hearing China’s voice and suggested her to the director of The Gospel. 

After her debut in The Gospel, she was cast in the television series  Tyler Perry’s House of Payne. She also acted in films like Daddy’s Little Girls and Grown Ups. 

19- AJ Michalka

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Amanda Joy Michalka, often called AJ, is an American actress, singer-songwriter, model, and musician.

Before working for Disney, AJ starred in TV series like General Hospital, The Guardian, Six Feet Under, and Oliver Beene.

For Disney, she played Courtney Callum in the 2006 Disney Channel Original Movie, Cow Belles, along with Alyson, who played Taylor Callum. She also played Kate Tweedy in the Disney film, Secretariat and Nelly in the ABC TV show, The Good Doctor.

20- Aly Michalka

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The original name of the actress is Alyson Renae Michalka. Aly Michalka is a singer, actress, and model. She is a trained musician who can play the piano and the guitar. 

Aly Michalka worked with Disney as Keely Teslow in Phil from The Future. The show ran for two seasons from 2004 till 06.

Next, Michalka appeared in another Disney production, Now You See It…Cow Belles, etc. Aly has also worked in hit movies like Easy A, The Roommate, Crazy Kind of Love, Grown Ups 2, etc.