Top Ten Greatest Actors

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121Christopher Lee

This man should be in the top three... One could not list all his great movies on both hands and feet... Also, the BEST Dracula there has ever been. He also made a heavy metal Christmas album at 90 years old.. How cool is that...

Why so low?! He's like the most experienced actor ever! He's really the best! Especially in his role as Saruman! The power of his voice is really unbelievable! He played in so much movies! I lie when I say I have seen them all but I have seen many and they were al really good!

Place 239? Really, people? He's number 1 in my opinion, and should at least be in the top ten.

He was already a legend in his lifetime, not just as an actor but he was also a magnificent singer.

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122Gregory Peck

Always exactly on target with his performance not to mention the caliber of the films he chose to be in. Great films like To Kill A Mockingbird and Gentleman's Agreement would not have been nearly as important without him.

Handsome sophisticated and extremely sexy

This is a joke, Gregory Peck is undoubtedly in the top ten. There are very few people in history who could hold an audience as well as him.

What is he DOINg so low wow he's awesome

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123Montgomery Clift

The most beautiful actor that I have ever seen..

One of the greatest actors of all time.

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124Chris Pine

I absolutely LOVE Chris Pine! J.J. Abrams is a GENIUS for casting him for the role of Jim Kirk! Not to mention, he's quite a catch ;).

125Jared Leto

I love film with him. He have something interesting inside, and his eyes say something. I don't know why I love him like a actor. I know that he is very handsome but is not the reason...

This guy is a genie in a bottle. 39 yrs and look at him. If you unscrew the bottle you get acting, singing, the looks and those blue blue eyes. In Alexander I wanted to cry with him. He can do everything on que.

He is the definition of "method actor". He slept on the streets of New York City and lost 27 pounds to prepare for his part in Requiem for a Dream. He gained 62 pounds for Chapter 27. He puts EVERYTHING into his characters; and as his audience, we can't help but believe the person he is portraying. Actually, because of Harry Goldfard in Requiem, Jared Leto kept both my boyfriend and me from becoming heroin addicts in real life!

He was good as the joker, I haven't seen him in anything else though...I just like 30 seconds to mars

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126James FrancoJames Edward Franco is an American actor and filmmaker. His first prominent acting role was the lead character Daniel Desario on the short-lived cult hit television program Freaks and Geeks.

Franco is so damn talented.. and so underrated.. I think he is one of the best actors out there right now. In his roles he carries himself with a sensibility so unlike many other actor and unlike a great handful of actors, he is versatile. He appears in a tacky show with tacky script his acting is still great!

127 Hours, Howl, Milk, Good Time Max, pineapple express, even GH

Nicest actor of all time. So damn good in 127 Hours, and so underrated, but he is a little bit like Johnny Depp I think :D

This guy is super funny and underrated - Ajkloth

I think James Franco should be 8

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127Kevin Costner

Something about him annoys me to no end. I really want to like his movies, but every time he comes on screen I just feel irritated.

Everything he does, he does so very well!

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128Naseeruddin Shah

Naseeruddin Shah is one of the finest actors of Indian cinema.

Naseeruddin has been evolving Bollywood Industry since his debut with his supernatural acting skills.

Just the Best!
No words to describe him!
If God will give me a chance to learn acting from one of the actors in the world, I would have chooose him

He is number 1 in the world

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129James Gandolfini

what happened to james gandolfini. The sopranos is one of the best shows if not the best shows ever. c'mon if freddie prinze jr. is 32 we could probably squeeze his big ass in somewhere.

Let me start by saying james gandolfini is in the top 5 actors in the world just his portrail as tony soprano alone gives you that incredible insight of what a actor can do he's up there with de niro pacino denzil washington brando its a shame to lose such a great actor R.I. P James Gandolfini 1961-2013 gone but not forgoten

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130Surya Sivakumar

He is a promising young star in Kollywood...
He is going to make his debut in Bollywod aswell as Tollywood...
He has the highest success rate among young actors in Tamil...


He is the handsome and cute actor in Tamil industry, no one equal the his six packs, he is a hard worker, and a social care taker and give education to poor children,

He is a Iron man of the Indian Film industries. No one can beat him. He is the next Young super star.

He is a nice actor

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131David Spade

How come no one has even added this hilarious man on the list. His best stuff has always been with Chris Farley but everything he has done whether it was a movie, a T.V. show, it has always made me laugh and smile. Vote this amazing guy up. Come on Tommy Boy, Black Sheep, Grown Ups, VOTE!

Ever seen joe dirt watch the first few minutes and you'll see why he should be in at least the top ten

David Spade also appeared in The Emperor's New Groove (as Emperor Kuzco/Llama Kuzco). - playstationfan66

132Tim CurryTimothy James "Tim" Curry is an English actor, voice actor and singer, known for his work in a diverse range of theatre, film and television productions, often portraying villainous roles or character parts.

Tim curry is great but he is NOT GOD

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133Elijah Wood

He can act. But he is some what dramatic in some movies. He is also cute. He can definitely play the act in Lord of The Rings as Frodo. He also played a voice actor in Happy Feet 2, He played Mumble (Father Penguin) His voice is sweet. I think he was a very good actor and that he should be higher than number 168. I believe he was very good, but no one remembers him a whole lot. He played in a bunch of movies but is best known for Frodo in The Lord Of The Rings.

He can cry, laugh, or rebel. He can be a character and portray it beautifully. He is number one!

In Lord of the RIngs, he is very good. I like him a lot. - amyhenry

Come on he should at least be in the top 50. he's frodo in the lord of the rings!

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134Sivaji Ganesan

He is the dictionary of Tamil Cinema and one of the earliest method actors in India.
He is the first Indian actor to get an International Award.
He is the first actor in India to star in many languages, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Hindi, Malayalam and Bengali.

Its shocking to see how his name is not in the list. He is an encyclopedia of acting. The great Kamal Haasan calls him his guru. Revered and respect across India and South Asia. He was the first Indian to win international awards & was acknowledged for acting prowess from none less than Marlon Brando. How is he missing from the list. He should be the Number one. Goodness gracious how come Johnny Depp, Dicaprio & Shahrukh Khan are scored above Brando, Al Pacino, De Niro, Morgan Freeman, Denzel Washington, Kamal Hassan, Naseeruddin Shah & Amitabh Bachchan.

He is the first Indian actor received chevalier award. Many actors come and act. But like sivaji no one can act. He is only actor acted so many varieties of roles in the world. He is only Indian actor received best actor award in Asia-afro film festival

The legend who went heaven to rule by his acting.

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135Guy Pearce

Can't believe he is not here! Everything he is in is brilliant and he is THE most underrated actor ever! Has everyone forgotten LA Confidential; Memento et al?

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136Richard Burton

Watch "Becket" or "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? " or "Night of the Iguana" and then compare... Burton belongs in the top ten! - TaylorBurton

Another actor who should be in the top 20

137Joe PesciJoseph Frank "Joe" Pesci is an Italian-American actor, comedian and musician, known for playing tough, volatile characters, in a variety of genres.

Casino, Goodfellas, Home Alone 1 & 2... Say no more.

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138Gerard Butler

Gerard Butler should never be below David Spade, in fact no one should

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139Paul WalkerPaul William Walker IV was an American actor. Walker began his career guest-starring in several television shows such as The Young and the Restless and Touched by an Angel.

Amazing actor should be in top 20 love the guy RIP

Paul was so amazing! So sad that his life had to be cut so short. But he is in a good place now. Paul Walker should be in at least the top 50 not 138! VOTE PEOPLE VOTE!

Superb action and great skills and has a sharp nose like a pointed heel.

Paul is amazing he is a better actor than jarred Leto though! He shouldn't be behind Jarred VOTE PEOPLE

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140Orson WellesGeorge Orson Welles was an American actor, director, writer, and producer who worked in theatre, radio, and film.

Ok, you obviously have never watched Orson Wells...

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