10 Best Actors of the 2000s

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The most successful and popular actors of 2000- present day.

The Top Ten

1 Orlando Bloom Orlando Bloom Orlando Jonathan Blanchard Bloom is an English actor. After having his breakthrough as Legolas in The Lord of the Rings trilogy, he rose to fame by further appearing in epic fantasy, historical epic, and fantasy adventure films.

Pirates of the Caribbean, Lord of the Rings, Kingdom of Heaven, Ned Kelly, Elizabethtown, Haven, Calcium Kid, etc. - tem

He deserves to be number one! I mean Matt Damon, come on! Orlando Bloom totally dominates him! He's hot + such an amazing actor!

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2 Johnny Depp Johnny Depp John Christopher "Johnny" Depp II is an American actor, producer, and musician. He has won the Golden Globe Award and Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actor.

Johnny Depp is the best Character actor in history, in my opinion. He is not like Nicholas Cage or Will Smith (One of my favorites) as he can play any roll, no mater how odd, as if it was a completely different person playing the part.

Pirates of the Caribbean Movies, Finding Neverland, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and Sweeney Todd. - Bman23

Really Awesome. My favorites with him are Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Rango.

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3 Christian Bale Christian Bale Christian Charles Philip Bale is an English actor. He has starred in both blockbuster films and smaller projects from independent producers and art houses.

For sure he deserves a top place here, a great actor with great talent and great movies and he has many time to prove for future too - MatrixGuy

Not only is he batman but Christian bale has rocked the 2000s. He was brilliant in American Psycho and the mechanic. Bonus points for his role in The Fighter.

He should be on the top of the list. Actually his style is far better than the others on this list. "He Is King Of Hollywood"

The dark night is the best movie ever! - steelers1979

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4 Heath Ledger Heath Ledger Heathcliff Andrew Ledger was an Australian actor and director. After performing roles in Australian television and film during the 1990s, Ledger left for the United States in 1998 to develop his film career.

Seriously, how can one pick Depp over Heath Ledger? That's wrong! Ledger's acting abilities are so much more than Depp and his PR team can ever have.

This man was such an insanely good actor. It's so awful that he died! I hate that I can't see more of his acting.

Shame that he died. A great character actor.

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5 Matt Damon Matt Damon

ACTION, Comedy, Drama...
I was actually making the list of the things he can do, but it would be easier to make a list of what he can't do...
Overacting, make you hate him, and other things which most of the actors do, but not BOURNE...

Bourne Movies, Ocean Movies, The Departed, The Good Shepherd, and The Legend of Bagger Vance. - Bman23

A veteran character actor who delivers.

Damon is the best

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7 Jason Statham Jason Statham Jason Statham is an English actor. He is known for his roles in the Guy Ritchie crime films Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, Snatch, and Revolver.

Since he came onto the scene he cranked it up, in the name of the king, safe, transporter 1&2, crank, Italian job, the expendables, the mechanic,

8 Hilary Duff Hilary Duff Hilary Erhard Duff is an American actress and singer. Duff began her acting career at a young age, and quickly became labeled a teen idol as the starring titular character in the television series Lizzie McGuire.
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10 Mark Wahlberg Mark Wahlberg Mark Robert Michael Wahlberg is an American actor, producer, businessman, and former model and rapper.

The Yards (2000), The Perfect Storm (2000), Planet of the Apes (2001), Rock Star (2001), The Truth About Charlie (2002), The Italian Job (2003), I Heart Huckabees (2004), Four Brothers (2005), Invincible (2006), The Departed (2006), Shooter (2007), We Own the Night (2007), The Happening (2008), Max Payne (2008), The Lovely Bones (2009). - Alexandr

4 brothers such an awesome movie

The Contenders

11 Tom Hanks Tom Hanks 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. ...read more.

Best actor of the 2000s is it not? , most of the movies of his people talk about are from before then, there is no way his 2000s roles should be above Leonardo DiCaprio

REALLY GOOD. I love his character as Woody in Toy Story

Excellent young actor who has slowed down with time.

12 Will Smith Will Smith

A well rounded character actor. It will be interesting to see what Will chooses to do with his veteran years.

Very good in men in black 2 and very good also in I am lengend - cazar7

Ali, Men in Black 2, I Robot, Hitch, I Am Legend, and Hancock. - Bman23

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13 Miley Cyrus Miley Cyrus
14 Brad Pitt Brad Pitt William Bradley "Brad" Pitt (born December 18, 1963) is an American actor and producer. He has received a Golden Globe Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and three Academy Award nominations in acting categories and received three further Academy Award nominations, winning one, as producer under his ...read more.

Fight club, Seven, Snatch, Oceans trilogy, A river runs through it, Moneyball, Tree of Life, those movies are AWESOME and he is the reason that those movies are awesome and that is the reason that I voted for him.

Snatch, Babel, Troy, Ocean Movies, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. - Bman23

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15 Mila Kunis Mila Kunis Milena Markovna "Mila" Kunis is an American actress . In 1991, at the age of seven, she moved from the Ukrainian SSR to Los Angeles with her family .
16 Morgan Freeman Morgan Freeman ...read more.

A character actor who will be remembered for many years to come.

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18 Leonardo DiCaprio Leonardo DiCaprio

The Beach (2000), Don's Plum (2001), Gangs of New York (2002), Catch Me If You Can (2002), The Aviator (2004), The Departed (2006), Blood Diamond (2006), Body of Lies (2008), Revolutionary Road (2008), Shutter Island (2009). - Alexandr

Leonardo has successfully changed hats on more than one occasion in his career. Strikes me as a hard worker.

What how is he not number 1, compare all of his 2000s movies to anyone else on this list and it's clear he is better.

19 Jake Gyllenhaal Jake Gyllenhaal

Just watch Nighycrawler.. You'll know the kind of greatness that he is headed towards...

20 Tom Cruise Tom Cruise Tom Cruise is an American actor and filmmaker. Cruise has been nominated for three Academy Awards and has won three Golden Globe Awards.

Cruise stamped his persona as a star by churning out many hit movies in the new millennium, be it his death defying stunts in the mission Impossible movies or his epic performance in the last samurai, he showed versatility. And who could forget his role of bad ass vincent in collateral, one that is highly underrated but one of the best of all time...

Mission: Impossible II (2000), Vanilla Sky (2001), Minority Report (2002), The Last Samurai (2003), Collateral (2004), War of the Worlds (2005), Mission: Impossible III (2006), Lions for Lambs (2007), Tropic Thunder (2008), Valkyrie (2008). - Alexandr

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