Funniest Actors and Actresess

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1Jim Carrey

While Adam Sandler is just one of the better versions of the typical crude and juvenile comics, a character who acts like a jerk to screw with people and gets away with it safe and easy, Jim Carrey never stops finding innovative ways to go above and beyond. He's willing to go over the top and push limits to make the biggest impression he can, and he's not just assuming that more = better; he actually has the timing and the acting skills to fit everything he does into his characters.

Sometimes he's not for everyone, including people who like their comedy typical and easy, and occasionally the chances he takes are bad ones, but where other comedians are at the mercy of a bad script, Jim Carrey makes even his weakest movies more watchable. His energy can be enough to carry the whole show.

Have you ever drank a cup of milk with a hot girl next to you while your friends are in the living room watching dumb and dumber and you hear Jim carreys hilarious lines and you do everything in your power to hold back the milk from spurting out of your mouth because of laughter, all in the hopes you won't embarrass yourself? Well some things are impossible. - lucario411

Adam Sandler, is very talented, he has a different laid back approach to comedy which I enjoy very much. On the other hand no one can compete with Jim Carrey when it comes to his roles; a complete roller coaster ride. I enjoy both actors very much but, the winner if talking about energetic crazy and funny entertainment is Jim Carrey.

Favorite actor - maxican03

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2Adam Sandler

Adam sandler is the best actor I have ever seen in my life. I just love happy gilmore, billy madison, bedtime stories and grown ups.

I honestly don't think he is that funny. he might be in a couple funny movies but I don't think he is funny at all.

He's that type of actor you always want to jam into a comedy type of movie.

He is the best I love it

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3Will Ferrell

He is a comedy master. Everything he says makes me laugh. His Bush impersonation is spot on and Anchorman, Old School and Talladega Nights are some of the funniest movies ever made in my opinion - with Anchorman at the top. I leave you with this: I wanna be on you.

Will Ferrell is a really good comedy actor because he has been in heaps of movies lots of them are really good funny like blades of glory and step brothers and he's acted with lots of other really good comedy actors like Chris Pratt in the Lego movie and Ben stiller in zoo lander.

One of the funniest in the industry! Stepbrothers was to die for! So funny. All of his movies are good. He is a very consistent actor

He is hilarious!

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4Bill Murray

I can't believe no one else has commented on Bill Murray yet. The GOAT gotta love the man just check the resume: Ghostbusters, Stripes, Caddyshack, Groundhog's Day, Scrooged... The list goes on and on. The biggest and funniest smart-ass in the history of man kind. Everything this man says makes you feel like you're in on an inside joke you have to love this man. - porkstop99

Check me if I'm wrong Sandy, but if I kill all the golfers there gonna lock me up and throw away the key.

And funniest jim carrey is funny but bill Murray super funny

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5Eddie Murphy

think about Norbit he should be No. 1 - theferbinator

He is my favorite comedian every time he's on screen I laugh my ass off

Whatch: coming to america, norbit, shrek "donkey", Dr Dolittle, The Nutty Professor, Imagine That and others please whatch those and you will know eddie murphy.

Meet dave great movie

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6Steve Carell

He pulls off this funny yet lovable awkwardness time and time again, and even without this awkward persona, seems generally funny and positive to begin with. Hard to hate. He's done a great job in The Anchorman

His high pitched somewhat hysterical voice when he says "this is RIDICULOUS! " in Get Smart is hilarious! :D
His body language... laugh out loud!

I love his role in the office, he is one of my favorite actors, I mean like, who hates this guy, his movies are super halarius.

My celebrity crush! And I'm a guy...

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7Ben Stiller

He's awesome ha ha I remember the scene from Anchorman where he's a Spanish anchorman!

Go ben your a beast he is hilarious.

Hilarious I love all of his movies

Your awesome

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8Zach Galifianakis

Hangover 1, Hangover 2, Due Date and The Campaign make's him unbeatable

He is so funny when he stars in hangover!

He is hero of my life.
I love you. Zach.

He's awesome and Adam sandler

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9Robin Williams

Come on. Williams is the prince of laughs - connorchaos

I love robin Williams I'm going to miss him he was awesome :(

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10Steve Martin

He is truly one of the best his work in the pink panther series really awesome. I loved the role he played in DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS. His role in the movie and even the story of the movie are awesome.

Not funniest but I like him much more than the rest

My dad met Steve Martin doing father the bride2

Why does everyone hate the pink panther?

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The Contenders

11Sacha Baron Cohen

What the hell this guy is incredible! My personal favourite comedian is not on that list, it's a beverage and it's carrot juice.

How can you not put Borat and The Dictator on top 10?

This guy's only on #11? Disappointed to be honest.

Dictator, borat, ali g, bruno

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12Kristen Wiig

She plays as lola bunny in looney tunes show!


13Jason Segel

He is one of the funniest people alive, he looks like such fun to work with if you look at all of the behind the scenes and bloopers from 'How I Met Your Mother'!

He is just a big kid, so awesome, I aspire to be like him when I'm older :D

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14Martin Lawrence

I thank that he the best cause he funny just like jim carry I wish that he could make a movie with both of them in it!

Martin lawrance would make a good movie with adam sandler and jim carrey hillarious actor

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15Martin Short

Martin Short at 45 is a sick joke. He's the funniest guy in the entire world and I adore the living heck out of him! - fhshshfsdhh

His Ed Grimley character made me laugh so hard the first time I saw him, I fell off the couch.

16Chris Tucker

He is the best funny and nice actor he is known by his movie rush hour and he is also a stand up comedian and he is one of the best stand up comedian! Chris tucker rush hour, friday, money talk some of his movies hope you will enjoy by watching!

His memorable one liners keep me laughing, and the characters he plays are monumentally hilarious! I mean Smokey... really!

So u like Eddie Murphy
His face is funnier so do more not just funny face

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17Seth Rogen

How is he not number 1?! Just watching him stand there makes me laugh! I'm not saying he deserves top 5 I'm saying number 1!

Seth rogen is definitely taking the lead of young great actors comedians who are multi talented and shine on screen.. top ten right now.

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18Seth MacFarlane

Funny guy he made family guy and ted

Don't laugh to every thing u say let audience have their reason to laugh
U r truly artist

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19Jack Black

he is so funny. Don't forget to watch the kids teen choice awards on saturday. Jack Black is hosting it

Why is he not higher my favorite film of his was school of rock it is funny

Why is JB (flick off bieber) right in 28? He's starred in many funny movies like school of rock and Kung fu panda. Not to mention the D's box office debut!

He has to be in number 6 or 7

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20Sean William Scott

American Pie was by far the funniest movie I've ever watched! and all because of him!

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