Best Irish Actors

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The Top Ten

1
Jonathan Rhys Myers
He is just The Genius! Jonny is the only actor in the world, who has such a powerful gift of reincarnation! Thank you, Ireland, for Jonathan! Sorry for terrible English, from Moscow with love)
Thanks for your votes! Jonathan is a really gifted actor and very handsome man! You are always in our hearts, Jonny)))))

2Pierce Brosnan

3Liam Neeson
Very underrated actor! cannot forget Schindler's List and his recent Taken! Truly entertaining to watch!

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Liam Neeson needs some serious recognition. He's such an epic person. Such an epic actor. Taken is epic. Schindlers List Eis epic. Batman is epic. This guy is just epic. Epic
Liam Neeson is amazing.

4Colin Farrell

5Cillian Murphy
Don't even get me started. He's a brilliant, underrated actor. He can disappear into a role and wow you. A transvestite, split personality, zombie killer, psychotic doctor, terrorist (Red Eye), a scientist, a film-noir buff, an illusionist or whatever in Red Lights. I also love that he isn't HOLLYWOOD! You don't see scandals about him in the news and he keeps his personal life very separate. When asked about his family, he ignores and doesn't say a damn thing. He plays truly, dynamic characters and no one else could play them except for him.
I love Cillian Murphy, 28 days later, sunshine, batman begins, their all great movies. I love it how he goes for the more complicated roles and not the really simple roles. He has stared in a lot of american films but manages to maintain his irish accent because I loved that kind of accent.

6Gabriel Byrne

7Stephen Rea
I was torn apart between Byrne and Rea, because I adore both. They have that certain something, I don't know what it is. Obviously being Spanish I find their Irishness incredibly atracctive, but there's something more.

They're both extraordinary actors, they're acting monsters. But this time I'm going to give my point to Stephen because I think he is less known and he deserves better.

Esteluki


8Stuart Townsend

9Ciaran Hinds
I'm sorry but any list without Ciaran Hinds in at least the top 3 is incomplete, worse yet in "Irish actors" - CiarĂ¡n is better than Colin Farrel by far!

10Chris O'Dowd

The Contenders

11Brendan Gleeson

12Niall MacGinnis

13Kenneth Brannagh

14Colm Meaney

15Mick Lally

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Updated Sunday, December 21, 2014


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