Top Ten Greatest Actors

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101David Duchovny

David is great. He is the best man ever - he's REAL. I think girls can only dream about him, and boys - dream about becoming his friend. And what a great actor! Love him at Playing God, Evolution, Trust the man, the Secret, Joneses! House of D is BRILLIANT. The X Files... Should I say more? ) Can't wait for the third movie! Californication - my second love after the X files.
DAVID - THE BEST!

The only actor on this list that I like. He make me feel all kind of emotions. He is really gifted.

One of the best actor in the world. He was great with Minnie Driver in Return to Me and with Julianne Moore in Evolution and Trust the Man. I loved him in House of D and The T.V. set. He was great working with Halle Berry in Things we Lost in the Fire.
David Duchovny is brilliant in Californication. And he is one of the nicest people in the world too.

Very fluid, does not have a stereotype, great actor. Many great actors could learn something from him.

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102Michael Keaton

Batman, Beetlejuice, Multiplicity, Toy Story 3, hello? Why isn't Keaton on this list? Ok, maybe he's not one of the best actors, but he's just one of the funniest guys I know and he's a totally badass anyway and as it seems also a very kind guy in private.

His performances in Batman and Birdman were incredible, thank god he's on this list.

His performance in Birdman is my favorite performance by a lead actor in ANY movie.

Not a big Keaton fan, but he deserves a much higher ranking

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103Ewan McGregorEwan Gordon McGregor is a Scottish actor. His first professional role was in 1993, when he won a leading role in the Channel 4 series Lipstick on Your Collar.

Obi-wan kenobi - star wars
Lincoln 6-echo - the island
Ghostwriter - the ghostwriter

How is he not on this list? Brilliant actor! Extremely talented! Believable in every role he has played!

Firstly, its EWAN mcgregor not ewen

Secondly he deserves to be much higher, he is an amazing actor

Best what about obi wan

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104Sir Ben KingsleySir Ben Kingsley is an English actor. In a career spanning over 40 years, he has won an Oscar, Grammy, BAFTA, two Golden Globes and a Screen Actors Guild Award.

The only one who could play Ghandi, and hes british. Also check out "Sexy Beast" he is ruthlessly brutal.

He really should be higher than 88th. And for crying out loud, above Adam Sandler! - PositronWildhawk

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105Laurence Olivier

Actor Spencer Tracy stated that Olivier was "the greatest actor in the English-speaking world". So, I barely think that we don't have much to say. He's the most handsome, sexy, hot, good-looking, manly man I've ever laid my eyes on. He had led a hard life, but had never given up. He's got the most charming and manly smile. He's the best...!

I think people are getting blinded by new actors. Actor Spencer Tracy stated that Olivier was "the greatest actor in the English-speaking world". So, I guess who are we to talk?
He's the most manly, handsome, charming, sexy and pulchritrudinous man ever!

There's 2 listings for him; the other is as "Sir...". Shouldn't they be combined?! - Billyv

How can this great actor of stage theatre and screen be so low down on this list

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106Jim ParsonsJames Joseph "Jim" Parsons is an American actor. He is known for playing Sheldon Cooper in the CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory.

He's funny and does awesome acting

I don't know y he bothers acting loser alert

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107Matt LeBlanc

OK, let me explain this one: You have to be a very talented actor to play Joey, Joey is a dim-witted womanising idiot in Friends and Joey. Matt LeBlanc is the complete opposite, he is an intelligent, happily married man, who is quite quiet and now hosts Top Gear.

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109Michael J. FoxMichael Andrew Fox, known as Michael J. Fox, is a Canadian-American actor, author, producer, and activist.

WHAT? WHAT? HOW IS HE NOT #1?

Michael J Fox is so talented. He has had such a varying list of characters: young republican, teenage rocker, irritating actor, concierge, hotshot doctor, deputy mayor, he's even played a character who can see ghosts. His abilities are so varied and he's great. He's also so inspiring. Can you imagine having Parkinson's and having to cover it up for as long as he did? You have to be a great actor to do that. The ONLY actor on this list who is actually a quality actor is David Duchovny, and maybe Tom Hanks. Back to the Future is the best trilogy of all time in my opinion, and Family Ties one of the best sitcoms ever made.

By the way, for everyone who didn't know, Cars is an EXACT copy of Doc Hollywood. So screw you Disney.

Why the heck is he not number 1? He is clearly the best actor. I mean, come on guys get some taste! Have you not seen Family Ties or Back to the Future?

Holy crap, I voted for him, and he shot straight to 14...what are the odds?

#107!? He is a legendary actor abd should be #1

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110Jake Gyllenhaal

Jake gyllenhaal is the most versatile, brilliant actor I have ever seen, he can play literally any character to perfection. Be it creepy, funny, intense the list goes on. And then, as I scroll and scroll, desperately trying to find this amazing actor, I come across Ashton kutcher, above him, who can only play one role, and has never made a good movie in his life. Just unbelievable. Gyllenhaal is a legendary actor, and destined to be one of the greats

He is really awesome. I think he is one of the best actors ever: Donnie Darko, Jarhead, the good girl, the day after tomorrow (sorry, haven't seen the whole Brokeback Mountain movie) - he convinces! - Cranberry20

The best young actor around today. His acting skills are incredible for his young age.

What HOW IS THE 108? He should at least be at top 15!

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111Gene Hackman

He. Deserves a lifetime award... This actor played so many outstanding roles.. He is a natural...

Wow don't anybody else feel this is just an insult to him he's great

This guy is too low down on this list. Should've been much higher. - gaali121

He's actually pretty amazing.

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112Vin DieselMark Sinclair, better known by his stage name Vin Diesel, is an American actor, producer, director, and screenwriter.

Are you kidding me he is a pro and he looks awesome at fast and furious. Really his net worth is 145 MILLION! He should be at least in the top 20! How on earth is this famous guy in 106th place? Really this guy is famous.

Main of Riddick and second main of Fast And furious...
Lost his good friend Paul Walker Not Long Ago

Fast and furious, Riddick, Pacifier, Guardians of the galaxy, saving privet ryan... And so many more epic movies.

He should be placed in the top 20

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113Kevin BaconKevin Norwood Bacon is an American actor and musician whose films include musical-drama film Footloose, the controversial historical conspiracy legal thriller JFK, the legal drama A Few Good Men, the historical docudrama Apollo 13, and the mystery drama Mystic River.

I saw one of my favorite movies with him in it, he was great at it, the movie was Hollow Man, I thought that movie was awesome.

Stunning brilliant
Ultimately one of the most talented actors around

Terrible actor. What idiot put him on this list. You gotta be kidding.

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114Sir Lawrence Olivier

Obviously most voting here are young. This man should be at least in the top 10 if not #1. And, he's listed twice! He was the GREATEST actor, not to mention very hot!

Lawrence Olivier is the single greatest actor of all time. He's a classically tranined Shakespearean actor and he always delivers classical performances. Known for some of the greatest movies like Hamlet, Henry V, Khartoumn, In the shoes of the fisherman, That Hamilton woman, Wuthering Heights, Spartacus, Rebecca, The boys from Brazil, Richard lll, and Pride and Prejudice just to name a few!

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115Barun Sobti

HE great as always Every character played was awesome. His voice alone could win an Oscar.I want to see you in the historical role...

Barun Sobti nicest guy in the world and represents an excellent manner, and I like his performance in the series ipkknd and also starred in several countries and continents such as Turkey, Russia, Georgia, Egypt, Dubai, Algeria, and many countries

You are the best barun sobti keep rocking

Barun Sobti the best!

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116Jared PadaleckiJared Tristan Padalecki is an American actor. He grew up in Texas and rose to fame in the early 2000s after appearing on the television series Gilmore Girls as well as such films as New York Minute and House of Wax.

Jared deserves so much... Not only is he one of the most awesome actors I've seen in a long time, but he has not let his growing popularity go straight to his head. He is down to earth, he truly cares about people, and his fans. He gives way over 100% of himself to be sure he is giving the best he can to deliver what he know we, as fans of his, are going to love, without taking a thing for granted. His performances have been above and beyond outstanding. You feel every bit of emotion he shows and I've not seen that from many actors in ages. He is truly meant to have every bit of recognition that can possibly be sent his way. He is a truly inspiring person for so many. We, the fans have seen and heard him and what he does and how hard he works shows that he as truly seen and heard us. We have him secured as truly in our hearts as we absolutely know and trust he has us in his. For all these reasons and more, Jared Tristan Padalecki is the most deserving actor today that I will say ...more

Excuse me, but this man deserves to be way up at the top! He is an amazing actor. He doesn't even have to utter a word, as he has such much expression in his face alone. If any actor deserves an Emmy, it's Jared Tristan Padalecki! Let's get up to #1. - kristinludwig

A lot of the actors higher on this list are from a by gone era. And they belonged in the Top Ten Actors of their time. Yet we must look to the era we are in. Though Jared has shown a style hardening back to those times. , poised and confident. Conducts himself honorable in all endeavors. Someone the viewers look up to. Talents unquestionable. Saddens me, his standing on this list is not higher.

I feel his talent and his philanthropy with others struggling with similar issues makes him number 1

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117Bradley CooperBradley 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.

Did anyone see Joy? His acting just keeps getting better and better. Plus he is so easy on the eyes. (Hot) Bradley Cooper was the only actor worth watching in that movie! Why does he keep getting paired with Jennifer Lawrence? She is nowhere near his league in terms of talent or looks! I agree that he should be in the top 20. Maybe even the top ten.

Underrated on this list Nicholas cage shouldn't be on here this guy is better

Bradley Cooper in so many Oscar no need movies, you place him 148...get outta here

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118Sean ConnerySir Thomas Sean Connery is a retired Scottish actor and producer who has won an Academy Award, two BAFTA Awards and three Golden Globes.

Sean should definitely be higher on the list! Not only the Best Bond, he also is a powerful performer! The Untouchables, The Rock, Medicine Man, Finding Forrester just to name a few!

Understated, underrated. So natural that people don't realize he's acting. Few others could have done his roles as well - Billyv

What! 90? The untouchables, the hunt for the red October and the original bond gets him 90? Top 20 at least

Simply the best!

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119James Cagney

Laughing again. It's Cagney people! James Cagney! One of the top 10 greatest actors of Hollywood! Vin Diesel and Martin Lawrence are above him? This place is a disgusting joke. - Storm63

Played bad guy, good guy, singer and dancer. He was great and played his parts well.

Three words: Yankee Doodle Dandy. That is all.

One of the greatest actors of all time.

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120Shia LaBeoufShia Saide LaBeouf is an American actor, performance artist, and director who became known among younger audiences as Louis Stevens in the Disney Channel series Even Stevens.

At First He Seemed To Have Great Potential He Was Kind, Caring, And Great But Do To Revenge Of The Fallen He Is Now A Selfish Jerk, Mean, Beats People Up, Drinks a lot, Has A Paper Bag On His Head, Very Rude. I Hate Him.

He was humorous in Even Stevens, which made him a star. Other than Transformers, Shia had great performances in Holes, Greatest Game Ever Played, Surf's Up, Fury, and Disturbia.

He is the best actor. All his movies get to be one of the best in theaters and also the most sold tickets So this is for sure the right answer. Which is the best actor? Shia LaBeouf is the best actor of the entire world.

He is in of my favorite movie tranformers 1.2 and 3

Sorry man but Michael Bay is one of the worst directors ever... The transformer movies just SUCK. And Shia LaBeouf is a terrible actor, he ruins everything. (Transformers, Indiana Jones, etc).

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