Most Memorable Role: Deena Jones in Dreamgirls (2006)

The singer-turned-actor is a cliche Hollywood trope. But as a self-professed perfectionist, BeyoncĂ©'s acting gigs have been as credible as her music career. First, she showed off comedic chops as the sassy Foxxy Cleopatra in Austin Powers in Goldmember, then took a turn for the serious in Dreamgirls and Cadillac Records. Bey has range, and not just of the vocal variety. If only she'd film more movies...