This is a list of actors who are renowned for their ability to accurately recreate many differents accents in their movies. The actors on this list must have attempted to speak at least in three different accents than their own, and these attempts must have been praised by critics or native speakers most of the time.
The Top Ten
1Gary OldmanGary Leonard Oldman is an English actor, filmmaker, musician, and author. Renowned for his "big" acting style, Oldman is one of the most celebrated thespians of his generation, with a diverse career encompassing theatre, film, and television. He has received a Golden Globe award and an Academy Award: ...read more.
He has never used the same accent twice in all of his movies. He has received critical acclaim for most of his accents, such as the Hell's Kitchen accent performed in "State of Grace," (1990) and his ability to recreate the speech patterns of Lee Oswald in "JFK " (1991) and Winston Churchill in "Darkest Hour." (2017) - PicotiPicota
2Meryl StreepMary Louise "Meryl" Streep is an American actress. Cited in the media as the "best actress of her generation", Streep is particularly known for her versatility in her roles, transformation into the characters she plays, and her accent adaptation.
She is renowned for her intense work on accents since "Sophie's choice" (1982) and has been praised for her English accent in "The Iron Lady." (2011) - PicotiPicota
3Daniel Day LewisSir Daniel Michael Blake Day-Lewis is an English actor. He holds both British and Irish citizenship. He has won 3 Academy Awards for Best Actor for My Left Foot, There Will be Blood, and Lincoln.
He is a true method actor who also works intensively on his accents. He received critical acclaim to having recreated Abraham Lincoln's speech pattern in "Lincoln" (2013.) - PicotiPicota
4Christian BaleChristian Charles Philip Bale is an English actor. He has starred in both blockbuster films and smaller projects from independent producers and art houses.
5Cate BlanchettCatherine Élise "Cate" Blanchett is an Australian actress and theatre director. She has received international acclaim and many accolades for her work, including two Academy Awards, three Golden Globe Awards, three BAFTA Awards, six AACTA Awards, and three Screen Actors Guild Awards.
6Toni ColletteToni Collette is an Australian actress and musician, known for her acting work on stage, television, and film as well as a secondary career as the lead singer of the band Toni Collette & the Finish.
9Robin WilliamsRobin McLaurin Williams was an American actor and comedian. Starting as a stand-up comedian in San Francisco and Los Angeles in the mid-1970s, he is credited with leading San Francisco's comedy renaissance. He died in 2014.