One of the oldest entries in our (pretty embarrassing and secret) crush book, Ricci stole our hearts in 1991 as Wednesday Addams in 'The Addams Family;' she's had a pretty firm grip ever since.

After the two AF films, Ricco starred as Kat in 'Casper,' in 1995, thus beginning our still-lingering resentment toward Devon Sawa:

YouTube

In the late 90s she stopped doing kid movies, and started being awesome. first 'The Ice Storm,' then 'Buffalo '66,' and then in 1998 'The Opposite of Sex,' for which she won a Golden Globe for Best Actress. The early 2000's brought 'Monster,' 'Black Snake Moan,' and then a stint on Grey's Anatomy as a paramedic which we only found out about while doing research for this article. Chick show.

Most recently, she starred in the 2011 ABS show, 'Pam Am,' and in 2012 went back to her roots on stage in an off-broadway revival of Shakespeare's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream.' She's currently in Australia working on a film called 'Around the Block.' She crossed our mind when we saw these pictures of her looking like a stunner at a recent MOMA gala:

Getty Images
Getty Images