Ricardo DeAratanha / LAT
Although Rilo Kiley frontwoman Jenny Lewis has long since abandoned acting, no list of this ilk would be complete without her. That being said, her work in Rilo Kiley, as well as her smashing 2006 solo debut, Rabbit Fur Coat, has rendered her acting past a mere afterthought.
But alas, it exists. Lewis appeared alongside Fred Savage in The Wizard and with Shelley Long in Troop Beverly Hills. Her last role was 2001s Dons Plum, a film featuring Tobey Maguire and Leonardo DiCaprio, and one that was not given a proper U.S. release.
In 2007, Rilo Kiley released its fourth album Under the Blacklight, and the second under major label Warner Bros. It sees the bands effortless pop evolving into a more groove-driven sound, with greater guitar atmospheres and more space for Lewis to stretch out her conversationally approachable vocals.
Read more about Rilo Kiley here.