Best Actors of the 90s

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The Top Ten

1
Tom Hanks
Joe Versus the Volcano (1990), The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990), A League of Their Own (1992), Sleepless in Seattle (1993), Philadelphia (1993), Forrest Gump (1994), Apollo 13 (1995), That Thing You Do! (1996), Saving Private Ryan (1998), You've Got Mail (1998), The Green Mile (1999).

Alexandr

Philadelphia, Forrest Gump and Saving Private Ryan sealed the deal for me. To me, he is definitely the most accomplished actor of his generation.
tom hanks... very much obvious... the first time this list and I hav like opinions! n I feel so proud...
and I guess the quality n high standards of performance set by hanks are way above the competition...
thanks guys keep voting...
run forrest run...

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2Leonardo DiCaprio
I absolutely find Leonardo DiCaprio very talented and cute. He's now older but he still has all that talent. He's a wonderful person in so many ways. The way he surges for the environment. I've watched some his recent movies.
So good looking and an awesome actor!
I wish he still looked the same because I really wanted
Him to be in my movie that I'm gonna make when I'm older in Hollywood
Based on my novel about vampires. I wish that Leonardo Dicaprio would be
The guy in my movie
Critters 3 (1991), This Boy's Life (1993), What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993), The Quick and the Dead (1995), The Basketball Diaries (1995), Total Eclipse (1995), Romeo Juliet (1996), Marvin's Room (1996), Titanic (1997), The Man in the Iron Mask (1998), Celebrity (1998).

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3Brad Pitt
Too Young to Die? (1990), Across the Tracks (1991), Thelma & Louise (1991), Johnny Suede (1991), Cool World (1992), A River Runs Through It (1992), Kalifornia (1993), True Romance (1993), The Favor (1994), Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994), Legends of the Fall (1994), Se7en (1995), Twelve Monkeys (1995), Sleepers (1996), The Devil's Own (1997), Seven Years in Tibet (1997), The Dark Side of the Sun (1997), Meet Joe Black (1998), Fight Club (1999).

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4Keanu Reeves
I Love You to Death (1990), Tune in Tomorrow... (1990), Point Break (1991), Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey (1991), My Own Private Idaho (1991), Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992), Much Ado About Nothing (1993), Even Cowgirls Get the Blues (1993), Little Buddha (1993), Speed (1994), Johnny Mnemonic (1995), A Walk in the Clouds (1995), Chain Reaction (1996), Feeling Minnesota (1996), The Last Time I Committed Suicide (1997), The Devil's Advocate (1997), The Matrix (1999).

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Maybe not as good as Tom Hanks, but definitely the best action star in the 90s with movies like Speed and The Matrix.

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Loved him in Speed! He was my FIRST crush!
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5Tom Cruise
Days of Thunder (1990), Far and Away (1992), A Few Good Men (1992), The Firm (1993), Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994), Mission: Impossible (1996), Jerry Maguire (1996), Eyes withe Shut (1999), Magnolia (1999).

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A Few Good Men and Mission Impossible were two of the greatest movies of the '90s. He made them very dramatic and interesting.
So many memorable performances, an iconic superstar and very handsome too!
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6Matt Damon
Good will hunting was a phenomenal film

7Johnny Depp
Cry-Baby (1990), Edward Scissorhands (1990), Arizona Dream (1993), Benny & Joon (1993), What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993), Ed Wood (1994), Don Juan DeMarco (1994), Dead Man (1995), Nick of Time (1995), Donnie Brasco (1997), The Brave (1997), Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998), The Ninth Gate (1999), The Astronaut's Wife (1999), Sleepy Hollow (1999).

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Don't forget "The Libertine" starring Johnny Depp
Do not forget captain jack sparrow or sweeney todd no one could play like him
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8Bruce Willis
Die Hard 2 (1990), The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990), Mortal Thoughts (1991), Hudson Hawk (1991), Billy Bathgate (1991), The Last Boy Scout (1991), Death Becomes Her (1992), Striking Distance (1993), Pulp Fiction (1994), North (1994), Color of Night (1994), Nobody's Fool (1994), Die Hard: With a Vengeance (1995), Four Rooms (1995), Twelve Monkeys (1995), Last Man Standing (1996), The Fifth Element (1997), The Jackal (1997), Mercury Rising (1998), Armageddon (1998), The Siege (1998), Breakfast of Champions (1999), The Sixth Sense (1999), The Story of Us (1999).

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Old skool actor kicks ass

9Sylvester Stallone
Rocky V (1990), Oscar (1991), Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot (1992), Cliffhanger (1993), Demolition Man (1993), The Specialist (1994), Judge Dredd (1995), Assassins (1995), Daylight (1996), The Good Life (1997), Cop Land (1997).

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He's epic in every single way, and more than deserves to be in front of Pierce Brosnan

10Arnold Schwarzenegger
Total Recall (1990), Kindergarten Cop (1990), Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991), Last Action Hero (1993), True Lies (1994), Junior (1994), Eraser (1996), Jingle All the Way (1996), Batman & Robin (1997), End of Days (1999).

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No one can act as him like a robot.

The Contenders

11Pierce Brosnan
I like his behavour

12Edward Norton
American History X, Primal Fear, Fight Club.3 of my favourite films of the 90's. Should have won at least 1 oscar if not 2.
Great actor! Where is he now?

13Mel Gibson

Air America (1990), Bird on a Wire (1990), Hamlet (1990), Lethal Weapon 3 (1992), Forever Young (1992), The Man Without a Face (1993), Maverick (1994), Braveheart (1995), Ransom (1996), Conspiracy Theory (1997), Lethal Weapon 4 (1998), Payback (1999).

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14Robert De Niro

Stanley & Iris (1990), Goodfellas (1990), Awakenings (1990), Guilty by Suspicion (1991), Backdraft (1991), Cape Fear (1991), Night and the City (1992), Mad Dog and Glory (1993), This Boy's Life (1993), A Bronx Tale (1993), Frankenstein (1994), Casino (1995), Heat (1995), The Fan (1996), Sleepers (1996), Marvin's Room (1996), Cop Land (1997), Wag the Dog (1997), Jackie Brown (1997), Ronin (1998), Analyze This (1999), Flawless (1999).

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15Brendan Fraser

Guilty Until Proven Innocent (1991), Encino Man (1992), School Ties (1992), Twenty Bucks (1993), Younger and Younger (1993), With Honors (1994), Airheads (1994), The Scout (1994), The Passion of Darkly Noon (1995), Glory Daze (1995), Mrs. Winterbourne (1996), The Twilight of the Golds (1997), George of the Jungle (1997), Still Breathing (1997), Gods and Monsters (1998), Blast from the Past (1999), Dudley Do-Right (1999), The Mummy (1999).

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16Kevin Spacey

American Beauty, L. A. Confidential, The Usual Suspects, The Negotiator, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, Outbreak, Swimming with Sharks, Glengarry Glen Ross.

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A Show of Force (1990), Henry & June (1990), Glengarry Glen Ross (1992), Consenting Adults (1992), Iron Will (1994), The Ref (1994), Doomsday Gun (1994), Swimming with Sharks (1994), The Usual Suspects (1994), Outbreak (1995), Se7en (1995), A Time to Kill (1996), L. A. Confidential (1997), Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1997), The Negotiator (1998), Hurlyburly (1998), American Beauty (1999), The Big Kahuna (1999).

Alexandr

"Henry and June (1991), Darrow (1991), A Show of Force (1991), Consenting Adults (1992), Glengarry Glen Ross (1992), The Ref (1994), Iron Will (1994), Se7en (1995), The Usual Suspects (1995), Swimming With Sharks (1995), Outbreak (1995), Looking For Richard (1996), A Time to Kill (1996), Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1997), LA Confidential (1997), The Negotiator (1998), Hurlyburly (1998), American Beauty (1999)


17Jim Carrey

Doing Time on Maple Drive (1992), Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994), The Mask (1994), Dumb & Dumber (1994), Batman Forever (1995), Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995), The Cable Guy (1996), Liar Liar (1997), The Truman Show (1998), Simon Birch (1998), Man on the Moon (1999).

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18Mark Wahlberg
He is the most sexiest men alive! If Rhea Durham don't want him send him my way! Ill put him to good use! Ill make him think the badroom is my bith place!

19Denzel Washington

Heart Condition (1990), Mo' Better Blues (1990), Mississippi Masala (1991), Ricochet (1991), Malcolm X (1992), Much Ado About Nothing (1993), The Pelican Brief (1993), Philadelphia (1993), Crimson Tide (1995), Virtuosity (1995), Devil in a Blue Dress (1995), Courage Under Fire (1996), The Preacher's Wife (1996), Fallen (1998), He Got Game (1998), The Siege (1998), The Bone Collector (1999), The Hurricane (1999).

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20Jeff Goldblum
Mister Frost (1990), Fathers & Sons (1992), Deep Cover (1992), Shooting Elizabeth (1992), Jurassic Park (1993), Hideaway (1995), Nine Months (1995), Powder (1995), The Great White Hype (1996), Independence Day (1996), Mad Dog Time (1996), The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997), Holy Man (1998).

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21Charlie Sheen

Navy Seals (1990), Courage Mountain (1990), Men at Work (1990), Cadence (1990), The Rookie (1990), Hot Shots! (1991), Beyond the Law (1992), Hot Shots! Part Deux (1993), Deadfall (1993), The Three Musketeers (1993), The Chase (1994), Major League II (1994), Terminal Velocity (1994), The Arrival (1996), Shadow Conspiracy (1997), Money Talks (1997), Bad Day on the Block (1997), Postmortem (1998), Free Money (1998), No Code of Conduct (1998), Five Aces (1999).

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22Will Smith

23Dustin Hoffman

Dick Tracy (1990), Billy Bathgate (1991), Hook (1991), Hero (1992), Outbreak (1995), American Buffalo (1996), Sleepers (1996), Mad City (1997), Wag the Dog (1997), Sphere (1998), The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc (1999).

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24Adam Sandler

Shakes the Clown (1991), Coneheads (1993), Airheads (1994), Mixed Nuts (1994), Billy Madison (1995), Happy Gilmore (1996), Bulletproof (1996), The Wedding Singer (1998), The Waterboy (1998), Big Daddy (1999).

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25Antonio Banderas

Against the Wind (1990), The Mambo Kings (1992), A Woman in the Rain (1992), Outrage (1993), The House of the Spirits (1993), Philadelphia (1993), Of Love and Shadows (1994), Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994), Miami Rhapsody (1995), Desperado (1995), Four Rooms (1995), Assassins (1995), Never Talk to Strangers (1995), Two Much (1995), Evita (1996), The Mask of Zorro (1998), The 13th Warrior (1999), The White River Kid (1999), Play It to the Bone (1999).

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26Val Kilmer

The Doors (1991), Thunderheart (1992), The Real McCoy (1993), True Romance (1993), Tombstone (1993), Wings of Courage (1995), Batman Forever (1995), Heat (1995), Dead Girl (1996), The Island of Dr. Moreau (1996), The Ghost and the Darkness (1996), The Saint (1997), At First Sight (1999), Joe the King (1999).

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27Kevin Costner

Revenge (1990), Dances with Wolves (1990), Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991), JFK (1991), The Bodyguard (1992), A Perfect World (1993), Wyatt Earp (1994), The War (1994), Waterworld (1995), Tin Cup (1996), The Postman (1997), Message in a Bottle (1999), For Love of the Game (1999).

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28Richard Gere

Internal Affairs (1990), Pretty Woman (1990), Final Analysis (1992), Sommersby (1993), Mr. Jones (1993), Intersection (1994), First Knight (1995), Primal Fear (1996), Red Corner (1997), The Jackal (1997), Runaway Bride (1999).

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29Jean-Claude Van Damme

Lionheart (1990), Death Warrant (1990), Double Impact (1991), Universal Soldier (1992), Nowhere to Run (1993), Hard Target (1993), Timecop (1994), Street Fighter (1994), Sudden Death (1995), The Quest (1996), Maximum Risk (1996), Double Team (1997), Knock Off (1998), Legionnaire (1998), Universal Soldier: The Return (1999), Inferno (1999).

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30Harrison Ford

Presumed Innocent (1990), Regarding Henry (1991), Patriot Games (1992), The Fugitive (1993), Clear and Present Danger (1994), Sabrina (1995), The Devil's Own (1997), Air Force One (1997), Six Days Seven Nights (1998), Random Hearts (1999).

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31Jackie Chan

32Hugh Grant

The Big Man (1990), Impromptu (1991), The Trials of Oz (1991), Bitter Moon (1992), Night Train to Venice (1993), Sirens (1993), The Remains of the Day (1993), Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994), An Awfully Big Adventure (1995), The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain (1995), Nine Months (1995), Sense and Sensibility (1995), Restoration (1995), Extreme Measures (1996), Notting Hill (1999), Mickey Blue Eyes (1999).

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33Anthony Hopkins
Desperate Hours (1990), The Silence of the Lambs (1991), Freejack (1992), Spotswood (1992), Howards End (1992), Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992), Chaplin (1992), The Innocent (1993), The Remains of the Day (1993), Shadowlands (1993), The Road to Wellville (1994), Legends of the Fall (1994), Nixon (1995), August (1996), Surviving Picasso (1996), The Edge (1997), Amistad (1997), The Mask of Zorro (1998), Meet Joe Black (1998), Instinct (1999), Titus (1999).

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34Nicolas Cage

Fire Birds (1990), Wild at Heart (1990), Zandalee (1991), Honeymoon in Vegas (1992), Amos & Andrew (1993), Red Rock West (1993), Deadfall (1993), Guarding Tess (1994), It Could Happen to You (1994), Trapped in Paradise (1994), Kiss of Death (1995), Leaving Las Vegas (1995), The Rock (1996), Con Air (1997), Face/Off (1997), City of Angels (1998), Snake Eyes (1998), 8MM (1999), Bringing Out the Dead (1999).

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35Willem Dafoe

36Robin Williams

37Al Pacino

The Local Stigmatic (1990), Dick Tracy (1990), The Godfather: Part III (1990), Frankie and Johnny (1991), Glengarry Glen Ross (1992), Scent of a Woman (1992), Carlito's Way (1993), Two Bits (1995), Heat (1995), City Hall (1996), Donnie Brasco (1997), The Devil's Advocate (1997), The Insider (1999), Any Given Sunday (1999).

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38Robert Redford

Havana (1990), Sneakers (1992), Indecent Proposal (1993), Up Close & Personal (1996), The Horse Whisperer (1998).

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39Alec Baldwin

The Hunt for Red October (1990), Miami Blues (1990), Alice (1990), The Marrying Man (1991), Prelude to a Kiss (1992), Glengarry Glen Ross (1992), Malice (1993), The Getaway (1994), The Shadow (1994), A Streetcar Named Desire (1995), The Juror (1996), Heaven's Prisoners (1996), Ghosts of Mississippi (1996), The Edge (1997), Thick as Thieves (1998), Mercury Rising (1998), The Confession (1999), Scout's Honor (1999), Outside Providence (1999).

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40Dolph Lundgren

Dark Angel (1990), Cover Up (1991), Showdown in Little Tokyo (1991), Universal Soldier (1992), Joshua Tree (1993), Pentathlon (1994), Men of War (1994), Johnny Mnemonic (1995), The Shooter (1995), Silent Trigger (1996), The Peacekeeper (1997), Blackjack (1998), The Minion (1998), Sweepers (1998), Bridge of Dragons (1999), Storm Catcher (1999).

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41Wesley Snipes

King of New York (1990), Mo' Better Blues (1990), New Jack City (1991), Jungle Fever (1991), The Waterdance (1992), White Men Can't Jump (1992), Passenger 57 (1992), Boiling Point (1993), Rising Sun (1993), Demolition Man (1993), Sugar Hill (1993), Drop Zone (1994), To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar (1995), Money Train (1995), The Fan (1996), Murder at 1600 (1997), One Night Stand (1997), U. S. Marshals (1998), Down in the Delta (1998), Blade (1998), Futuresport (1998).

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42Steven Seagal
Hard to Kill (1990), Marked for Death (1990), Out for Justice (1991), Under Siege (1992), On Deadly Ground (1994), Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995), Executive Decision (1996), The Glimmer Man (1996), Fire Down Below (1997), The Patriot (1998).

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43Clint Eastwood

His movies were totally wicked. He was completely amazing

White Hunter Black Heart (1990), The Rookie (1990), Unforgiven (1992), In the Line of Fire (1993), A Perfect World (1993), The Bridges of Madison County (1995), Absolute Power (1997), True Crime (1999).

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44Fred Savage
He was amazing in "The Wonder Years". I think he is very talented. He also direct movies so I'm always excited about new movies he directed!

45Robert Downey Jr.
Air America (1990), Too Much Sun (1990), Soapdish (1991), Chaplin (1992), Heart and Souls (1993), Short Cuts (1993), Hail Caesar (1994), Natural Born Killers (1994), Only You (1994), Richard III (1995), Home for the Holidays (1995), Mr. Willowby's Christmas Tree (1995), Restoration (1995), Danger Zone (1996), One Night Stand (1997), Two Girls and a Guy (1997), Hugo Pool (1997), The Gingerbread Man (1998), U. S. Marshals (1998), In Dreams (1999), Friends & Lovers (1999), Bowfinger (1999), Black and White (1999).

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46Michael Douglas

Shining Through (1992), Basic Instinct (1992), Falling Down (1993), Disclosure (1994), The American President (1995), The Ghost and the Darkness (1996), The Game (1997), A Perfect Murder (1998).

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47John Travolta
Look Who's Talking Too (1990), Chains of Gold (1991), Eyes of an Angel (1991), Shout (1991), Look Who's Talking Now (1993), Pulp Fiction (1994), Get Shorty (1995), Broken Arrow (1996), Phenomenon (1996), Michael (1996), She's So Lovely (1997), Face/Off (1997), Mad City (1997), Primary Colors (1998), The Thin Red Line (1998), A Civil Action (1998), The General's Daughter (1999).

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48Russell Crowe

Blood Oath (1990), The Crossing (1990), Proof (1991), Spotswood (1992), Hammers Over the Anvil (1993), Love in Limbo (1993), The Silver Brumby (1993), For the Moment (1993), The Sum of Us (1994), The Quick and the Dead (1995), No Way Back (1995), Virtuosity (1995), Rough Magic (1995), L. A. Confidential (1997), Heaven's Burning (1997), Breaking Up (1997), Mystery, Alaska (1999), The Insider (1999).

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49Steve Martin

My Blue Heaven (1990), L. A. Story (1991), Father of the Bride (1991), Grand Canyon (1991), HouseSitter (1992), Leap of Faith (1992), And the Band Played On (1993), A Simple Twist of Fate (1994), Mixed Nuts (1994), Father of the Bride Part II (1995), Sgt. Bilko (1996), The Spanish Prisoner (1997), The Out-of-Towners (1999), Bowfinger (1999).

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50Andy Garcia

Internal Affairs (1990), A Show of Force (1990), The Godfather: Part III (1990), Dead Again (1991), Hero (1992), Jennifer Eight (1992), When a Man Loves a Woman (1994), Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead (1995), Steal Big Steal Little (1995), Night Falls on Manhattan (1996), The Disappearance of Garcia Lorca (1996), Hoodlum (1997), Desperate Measures (1998), Just the Ticket (1999), Swing Vote (1999).

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51Vincent Gallo

52Kurt Russell

Backdraft (1991), Unlawful Entry (1992), Captain Ron (1992), Tombstone (1993), Stargate (1994), Executive Decision (1996), Escape from L. A. (1996), Breakdown (1997), Soldier (1998).

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53George Clooney

54Jack Nicholson
The Two Jakes (1990), Man Trouble (1992), A Few Good Men (1992), Hoffa (1992), Wolf (1994), The Crossing Guard (1995), Blood and Wine (1996), The Evening Star (1996), Mars Attacks! (1996), As Good as It Gets (1997).

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55Devon Sawa
He is just Great! I love his movies like "Now and Then", "Casper" and " The Boys Club". He is really talented and cool! I think many people had crush on him.

56Ben Savage
Awesome boy meets world sweet

57Carlos Alazraqui

58Morgan Freeman

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