Top 10 Actors Who Are Best at Their Genre


The Top Ten

1 Jack Nicholson - Drama Jack Nicholson - Drama John Joseph Nicholson (born April 22, 1937) is an American actor and filmmaker, who has performed for over 60 years. Nicholson is known for playing a wide range of starring or supporting roles, including satirical comedy, romance and dark portrayals of antiheroes and psychopathic characters. In many more.
2 Robert De Niro - Crime Robert De Niro - Crime
3 Bella Lugosi - Horror
4 Clint Eastwood - Westerns Clint Eastwood - Westerns Clinton "Clint" Eastwood Jr. is an American actor, film director, producer, musician, and political figure.
5 Tom Hanks - Drama Tom Hanks - Drama Thomas Jeffrey "Tom" Hanks is an American actor and filmmaker. He is known for his roles in Splash, Big, Turner & Hooch, Philadelphia, Forrest Gump, Apollo 13, Saving Private Ryan, You've Got Mail, The Green Mile, the Toy Story Franchise, Cast Away, The Da Vinci Code, Captain Phillips, and Saving Mr. more.
6 Marlon Brando - Crime Marlon Brando - Crime Marlon Brando, Jr. was an American actor, film director, and activist. He is credited with bringing a gripping realism to film acting, and is often cited as one of the greatest and most influential actors of all time. V 1 Comment
7 Jim Carrey - Comedy Jim Carrey - Comedy James Eugene "Jim" Carrey is a Canadian American actor, comedian, impressionist, screenwriter, and producer. He is well known for comedic roles in films such as Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, The Mask , Dumb and Dumber, Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls, The Cable Guy, Liar Liar, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, more.
8 Boris Karloff - Horror Boris Karloff - Horror William Henry Pratt (23 November 1887 – 2 February 1969), better known by his stage name Boris Karloff, was an English actor who was primarily known for his roles in horror films. He portrayed Frankenstein's monster in Frankenstein (1931), Bride of Frankenstein (1935), and Son of Frankenstein (1939). more.
9 Harrison Ford - Sci-Fi Harrison Ford - Sci-Fi Harrison Ford is an American actor and film producer. He gained worldwide fame for his starring roles as Han Solo in the original Star Wars epic space opera trilogy and the title character of the Indiana Jones film series.

Its han solo! - AnonymousChick

10 Al Pacino - Crime Al Pacino - Crime

The Contenders

11 Bruce Willis - Action Bruce Willis - Action Walter Bruce Willis, known professionally as Bruce Willis, is an American actor, producer, and singer.
12 Daniel Day-Lewis - Historical Daniel Day-Lewis - Historical Sir 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.
13 Humphrey Bogart - Film Noir Humphrey Bogart - Film Noir Humphrey DeForest Bogart was an American screen actor whose performances in iconic 1940s films noir such as The Maltese Falcon, Casablanca, and The Big Sleep earned him status as a cultural icon.

Sadly a forget genre as it's been replaced with quite as good child Neo-Noir. But for those fans of classic cinema, they will surely rejoice in the fatalistic, contrasting cinematography, compelling narratives of film-noir and most certainly its quintessential star, Humphrey Bogart. No actor has quite epitomised a genre for all the right reasons like this man. - DysenteryGary

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Top Remixes

1. Jack Nicholson - Drama
2. Marlon Brando - Crime
3. Robert De Niro - Crime
1. Jack Nicholson - Drama
2. Robert De Niro - Crime
3. Bella Lugosi - Horror


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