Top Ten Black Actors

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21Michael Clarke Duncan

R.I.P. michael Clarke Duncan. He was exceptional in The Green Mile

My mate thinks you are martin Lawrence, I am vegan

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22Clarence Williams III

Highly underrated in my opinion. He has been around such a long time, and he should really be up there with all the greats.

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23Terrence Howard

Definitely belongs on this list. Awesome job in August Rush and a great job in Iron Man. A truly profound actor. - Freak_Show1

He makes you believe in his character. He is intellegent as well as handsome. However his heart is in his acting look at the movie August Rush. What a movie.

I love him and like him a lot! Crazy for him

Most underrated actor

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24Bill CosbyWilliam Henry "Bill" Cosby, Jr., is an American stand-up comedian, actor, and author. ...read more.

He's a great actor and trail breaker. He led the way so than many more could follow. He started out as a comedian, so unique and so talented.

This man is one of the best... Should be further up top!

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25Kevin Michael Richardson
26Chris TuckerChristopher "Chris" Tucker is an American actor and stand-up comedian. He is known for playing the role of Smokey in Friday and as Detective James Carter in the Rush Hour film series.

Hilarious underrated actor. Should definitely be in more movies. The rush hour series was amazing and friday too they should stuff him in more now before he gets too old!

He's great needs to make more movies

27Dennis Haysbert
28Bernie Casey
29Isaiah Washington

I love his presence on camera and acting. I wish he had not been blacklisted. He should be in more films and honing his craft. I hope to see him higher on the list soon!

30Dave ChappelleDavid Khari Webber "Dave" Chappelle is an African American stand-up comedian, screenwriter, producer, and actor.
31Fred Williamson
32Michael Jai White
33Louis Gossett, Jr.,

Good actor and handsome man when young.

He should be higher on the list with the greats...

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34Djimon Hounsou

Djimon Hounsou is probably my favorite black actor but that's just my opinion

35Eamonn Walker
36Woody Strode
37Jim Brown
38Michael JacksonMichael Joseph Jackson was born on August 29, 1958 in Gary, Indiana and passed away on June 25, 2009. Michael Jackson was a singer, songwriter, producer, choreographer, entertainer and humanitarian. He donated (at least) a remarkable 300,000,000 dollars to charity. Michael is also known as The King ...read more.

He's the best Singer of all time and I like hon in the role from men in black

39Tyler Perry

I think he's a great actor. What I like most about Tyler Perry is that he gives life to his characters, whether he's playing Madea or some other character actor that person come across as a real person, a person we can all relate to. He has taken us to another level. We see casts we wouldn't normally see and I'm loving it. Thanks Tyler.

Love this man... Especially love Madea... Needs to be up top!

Now you all know this man is the best. Hands down at what he do and I have seen anyon come close to showcasing a craft like this mam tyler perry

Come on, why is he even on the list?

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40Robert Guillaume

See: Lean On Me and the show Sports Night
Also vote for Morgan Freeman and Will Smith

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