Best Actors Born In the '40s


The Top Ten

1 Harrison Ford Harrison Ford 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.

Ah,... So hard! I was about to vote for Robert De Niro or Al Pacino because they work so well together and are so good actors. But then I remember Harrison Ford in Star Wars, a classic, and then also in Indiana Jones, which are entertaining and hilarious, plus several other films. Good top 3, though.

2 Al Pacino Al Pacino
3 Robert De Niro Robert De Niro
4 Richard Dreyfuss Richard Dreyfuss
5 Jean Reno Jean Reno
6 Jeff Bridges Jeff Bridges Jeffrey Leon "Jeff" Bridges is an American actor, singer and producer. He comes from a prominent acting family, and appeared on the television series Sea Hunt, with his father, Lloyd Bridges and brother, Beau Bridges.
7 Gerard Depardieu Gerard Depardieu
8 Patrick Stewart Patrick Stewart Sir Patrick Stewart is an English actor whose career has included roles on stage, television, and film.
9 Ben Kingsley Ben Kingsley Sir Ben Kingsley is an English actor. In a career spanning over 40 years, he has won an Oscar, Grammy, BAFTA, two Golden Globes and a Screen Actors Guild Award.
10 Tommy Lee Jones Tommy Lee Jones Tommy Lee Jones is an American actor and filmmaker. He has received four Academy Award nominations, winning a Best Supporting Actor.

The Contenders

11 Samuel L Jackson
12 Michael Douglas Michael Douglas Michael Kirk Douglas (born September 25, 1944) is an American actor and producer. His career includes a diverse range of films in both independent and blockbuster genres, for which he has received a number of accolades both competitive and honorary.
13 Jeremy Irons Jeremy Irons Jeremy John Irons is an English actor. After receiving classical training at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, Irons began his acting career on stage in 1969, and has since appeared in many West End theatre productions including The Winter's Tale, Macbeth, Much Ado About Nothing, The Taming of the more.
14 Christopher Walken Christopher Walken
15 Richard Gere Richard Gere
16 David Jason
17 Sylvester Stallone Sylvester Stallone
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