Best Movie Actors of 2012

These are the greatest leading men to hit the silver screen in 2012.

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1Daniel Craig - SkyfallDaniel Wroughton Craig is an English actor. Craig trained at the National Youth Theatre and graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 1991, before beginning his career on stage.

He prooves just why has was the 6th James Bond in the first place.

2Robert Downey Jr. - Marvel's The AvengersRobert John Downey Jr. is an American actor. His career has included critical and popular success in his youth, followed by a period of substance abuse and legal troubles, and a resurgence of commercial success in middle age.

Almost seems unfair to be cast as yourself, which Downey essentially was in this brilliant portrayal.

3Daniel Day-Lewis - LincolnSir Daniel Michael Blake Day-Lewis is an English actor. He holds both British and Irish citizenship. He has won 3 Academy Awards for Best Actor for My Left Foot, There Will be Blood, and Lincoln.
4Will Smith - Men in Black 3
5Jamie Foxx - Django UnchainedEric Marlon Bishop, known professionally by his stage name Jamie Foxx, is an American actor, singer, songwriter and comedian.
6Josh Hutcherson - The Hunger Games

HE SHOULD BE NUMBER 1! Everybody should vote for him come on people! Great actor and really hot!

Of course a great actor and HOT! NOBODY can beat this classic kentucky gentleman he's AMAZING and of course everybody would agree with me that he is the HOTTEST guy alive! YAY!

I think he's a good actor when he's not with Jennifer Lawrence because in other films he's done: redawn... He was good and jennifer lawrence distracts him oh and he's so UGLY and thinks he's a big boy

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7Hugh Jackman - Les Misérables
8Martin Freeman - The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
9Bradley Cooper - Silver Linings PlaybookBradley Charles Cooper is an American actor and producer. He has been nominated for four Academy Awards, three for acting and one for producing, and one Tony Award.V1 Comment
10Ben Affleck - Argo

The Contenders

11David Tennant - Nativity 2: Danger in the MangerDavid Tennant is a Scottish actor known for his roles as the Tenth Doctor in the British television series Doctor Who, Alec Hardy in Broadchurch, Giacomo Casanova in the TV serial Casanova, Kilgrave in Jessica Jones, and Barty Crouch, Jr. in the Harry Potter movie series.

Taking over from Martin Freeman, David Tennant plays rival teachers in this improvised Christmas comedy sequel.

12Chris Evans - Marvel's The AvengersChristopher Robert Evans is an American actor. Evans is best known for his superhero roles as the Marvel Comics characters Captain America in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the Human Torch in Fantastic Four.
13Denzel Washington - FlightDenzel Hayes Washington, Jr. is an American actor and filmmaker. He has received three Golden Globe awards, a Tony Award, and two Academy Awards: Best Supporting Actor for the historical war drama film Glory and Best Actor for his role as a corrupt cop in the crime thriller Training Day.
14Chris Hemsworth - Marvel's The Avengers
15John Hawkes - The Sessions
16Alexander Ludwig - Hunger GamesV1 Comment
17Tom Hardy - The Dark Knight Rises
18Joaquin Pheonix - The Master
19Sacha Baron Cohen - The Dictator

This guy will play the Great Freddie Mercury!

20Michael Fassbender - PrometheusMichael Fassbender is a German-Irish actor of stage and screen whose career includes roles in both independent and blockbuster films, most notably; Hunger, Inglourious Basterds, Shame, X-Men: First Class, Prometheus, 12 Years a Slave, Frank, X-Men: Days of Future Past, and Steve Jobs.
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List StatsUpdated 6 Dec 2016

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Top Remixes

1. Daniel Day-Lewis - Lincoln
2. Hugh Jackman - Les Misérables
3. Bradley Cooper - Silver Linings Playbook
1. Daniel Craig - Skyfall
2. Robert Downey Jr. - Marvel's The Avengers
3. Will Smith - Men in Black 3
1. Daniel Craig - Skyfall
2. Will Smith - Men in Black 3
3. Robert Downey Jr. - Marvel's The Avengers



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