who played cleopatra

Egypt vs. Netflix

There's a hot debate amongst experts who think the Queen was a Black woman - but Egyptian historians are arguing that Cleopatra was a light-skinned Greek.

elizabeth taylor

Easily the most memorable actress from her role in Cleopatra from 1963.

Source: Cleopatra (1963)

rhonda fleming

From Serpent of the Nile, the "Queen of Technicolor" was the glam actress who looked so good in her role.

Source: Serpent of the Nile (1953)

Vivien Leigh

The Oscar-winner femme fatale's sharp features made her easily one of the most unforgettable Cleopatra.

Source: Caesar and Cleopatra (1945)

Sophia Loren

The Italian actress won multiple Golden Globes and was one of the greatest actress of Hollywood's Golden Age.

Source: Due notti con Cleopatra (1954)

Monica Bellucci

She's everyone crush and many might remember her Cleopatra role in Asterisk & Obelix as well as in Bond's 2015 movie.

Source: Asterix & Obelix: Mission Cleopatra (2002)

Claudette Colbert

Colbert was a renowned Broadway star before she entered the Hollywood industry and won an Academy Award.

Source: Cleopatra (1934)

Linda Cristal

The Golden Globe winner portrayed the Cleopatra after her hit comedy flick in The Perfect Furlough.

Source: Legions of the Nile (1959)

Leonor Varela

She's most known as the vampire princess in Blade II. The Chilean actress had enviable lustrous hair as Cleopatra.

Source: Cleopatra (1999)

Pascale Petit

Pascal became one of the main stars in the movie that focuses on the political struggle and internal conflicts.

Source: A Queen for Caesar (1962)