Top Ten Greatest Actors

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161 Chris Rock Chris Rock

I love his cool voices as Melvin in Madagascar and his role in The Longest Yard as Caretaker! :) Coolest, funniest, and nicest guy ever! Vote for him please

How is he 175 the way he roendy on docter Dolittle with Eddie Murphy

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162 Mark Harmon
163 James Cagney James 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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164 Charlton Heston Charlton Heston

Half of the people who vote on this site don't even know who Charlton Heston is, or may not be old enough to remember him....what a JOKE..a actor for all time... Ben Hur, El Cid, the original Planet of the Apes movies, and a whole list of other wonderful and critically acclaimed can HE not be on this list..I said it before...what a JOKE!!!

The late, great Charlton Heston. One of the best actors of his generation. You're so right. Younger movie goers have no idea of quality acting. - ageistewart

BEST ACTOR EVER! The Omega Man, Ben Hur. This must be a joke right? I mean Brad Pitt in front of Charlton Heston?!

Chalton at 163? He should be No. 1! Such a noble actor! So good looking, so talented! guys, try watching great movies like Ben Hur, Ten Commandments, etc. I pity the young generation who did not have the chance to watch this great man in action.

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165 Sir Ian Mckellen Sir Ian Mckellen Sir Ian Murray McKellen is an English actor. He is the recipient of six Laurence Olivier Awards, a Tony Award, a Golden Globe Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, a BIF Award, two Saturn Awards, four Drama Desk Awards and two Critics' Choice Awards.

I cannot believe how low he is on this list. Ian mckellen is a master of acting. When he is acting, you don't realise it is him. He is such a good character actor. But for example, Tom Cruise, when you watch him, you think. That's Tom Cruise. Sir Ian Mckellen is, in my eyes, the greatest character actor the world has ever seen.

What's wrong with you people?
One of the BEST actors I have ever seen on any movie (may it be the lotr trilogy- in which he was brilliant, the xmen series in which he totally sold the character or the the vinci code)...

A fantastic actor and deserves to be much much higher than he is. His take on gandalf was one of the best performances I have ever seen and he was brilliant as magneto too

This guy should get an oscar. He's the best as Gandalf and Magneto! - BoltMarksman

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166 Ajay Devgan Ajay Devgan Ajay Devgan is an Indian film actor, director and producer. He is widely considered as one of the most popular actors of Hindi cinema who has appeared in over a hundred Hindi films. He has won numerous awards, including two National Film Awards and four Filmfare Awards. In 2016, he was honored by the more.

Most Sensible as a person as well as an actor. He is d most versatile actor in Bollywood. After some family person of ma family he ll b my inspiration. Lots of love 2 him and best actor I have ever seen.

Hi is great actor in world..
I like his every performance. He is good and natural actor in India.
I think he is all time hero ever been.

He is the most bankable star in India and superstar of action after sallu bhai

Actually these day, there is no comparison to him with any other actor in Bollywood as I can see
He does action, comedy, romantic, horror, thriller etc... All type of movie perfectly

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167 Jack Lemmon Jack Lemmon

One of the very, very few actors who are equally believable and skilled at being funny or being serious.

All his movies are entertaining. He does comedy and drama better than any actor has.

What is anybody thinking he's too material

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168 Alain Delon Alain Delon Alain Fabien Maurice Marcel Delon is a French actor and businessman, with French-Swiss dual citizenship since 1999. Delon became one of Europe's most prominent actors and screen sex symbols in the 1960s.

-who are you? -this isn't important! -what do you want? -I want to kill you!

Alain Delon is the most handsome man ever been

169 Anthony Perkins Anthony Perkins

His performance as Norman Bates in Psycho is fantastic!

170 James Mason James Mason

20,000 Leagues under the Sea.
Odd Man Out.
Journey to the center of the Earth.
The Desert Fox.

171 Sean Connery Sean Connery Sir 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

Actors like Sean Connery should be in the top 10. The best 007 ever, handsome then, and still handsome now! "I am Bond, James Bond".

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172 Kenneth Branagh Kenneth Branagh

Amazing he is not in the top ten with Daniel Day Lewis

Lord Olivier reincarnate. Truly a magical talent on and off stage

173 Peter O'Toole Peter O'Toole

great in caligula even if it was a short part but there are no small parts just small actors. - lolabunny145

I have rarely ever seen acting with so much passion as him in Lawrence of Arabia.

One of the greatest actors of all time

Should definitely be in the top 10!

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174 Willem Dafoe Willem Dafoe William J. "Willem" Dafoe is an American actor. A member of the experimental theater company The Wooster Group, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for Platoon (1986) and Shadow of the Vampire (2000). He is also well known for his performances as Jesus Christ in The Last more.

classic, why am i the first comment.
especially in the boondock saints. WOOH!

You've got to be kidding me. This low?! He played the perfect concealed insanity of Norman Osborne aka the Green Goblin in Spiderman.

He was actually Jesus in The Last Temptation of Christ.

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175 Martin Freeman Martin Freeman

He can make every part he plays seem real. He's largely responsible for the present success of the BBC Sherlock, as without his Watson the show would be over the top. When The Hobbit comes out, the whole world will find Middle Earth believable because Martin's Bilbo will be so real that whatever he sees must seem real too.

I don't understand how people voting here evaluate acting skills. Considering relatively high position of Bruce Lee or Adam Sandler, rank of Martin Freeman or Colin Firth is a disaster :/

Whoever sees this name please vote for him he deserves a higher place

You rarely see such subtle und understated acting.

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176 Allu Arjun Allu Arjun

Love you allu arjun number 1 HERO



He is the tollywood hero..
In tollywood best dancer to all
And lover boy...
Dressing style is super in telugu

Stylish star

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177 Richard Harris Richard Harris

plays amazing roles, so diverse! Harry Potter's Dumbeldore, Priest in the Counte of Monte Cristo, Marcus Aurelius in Gladiator, which he played great

Anyone who can go from bring the Bull McCabe in The Field to Professor Dumbledore deserves more praise than this.

The Priest in The Count of Monte Cristo, Marcus Aurelius in Gladiator, and Dumbledore in Harry Potter... Just some of the incredible roles he's played. With his death came a great loss to the world of actors... - heather

Ireland's best actor, he's brilliant. - teddybears

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178 John Travolta John Travolta John Joseph Travolta is an American actor, dancer, and singer. Travolta first became known in the 1970s, after appearing on the television series Welcome Back, Kotter and starring in the box office successes Saturday Night Fever and Grease.

Extremely diverse actor who has done everything from campy, to humorous, to intense, to dramatic.

Yeah dude he's a good dancer too - SmoothCriminal

John Travolta does an amazing job with his role in Grease he is very good as Grease is my favourite movie so he should be up at the top

One of the best actor in Hollywood

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179 Marcello Mastroianni

He is a great actor, very smart and wild.

180 Kevin Kline Kevin Kline

You can see he is acting, but it is ACTING.

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