HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 24: (Exclusive Coverage) Barbra Streisand poses backstage at the 85th Annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. The Donna Karan New York gown worn by Barbra Streisand in her performance at the 85th Annual Academy awards was designed by Ms. Karan, specifically for the artist. Entitled 'City Lights' the black asymmetrical, bias-cut dress is a waterfall of chiffon layers encrusted with matte gold sequinsand beads. A long-sleeve capelet adds the final layer of chiffon, its backdramatically falling to the floor.Getty


Will Katy Perry's role as Smurfette in "The Smurfs 2" make the pop hitmaker into a movie star? Perhaps not, but you couldn't blame her for trying. After all, plenty of pop singers have made the successful transition to screen actress. While being a cartoon heroine, in a role where no one can see your face, isn't the best way to go about it, others have done a lot worse.

Below, read our ranking of the top 25 singers-turned-actresses, and decide for yourself where the "Teenage Dream" singer might fit on the list.



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