This a list of The actors who define the word cool in modern day. ( from the 80s to the 2010s)
When Movie experts talk about cool the references are always the classic era of movie stars like Steve McQueen, Sean Connery and Clark Gable.
So for this list I decided to give credit to our Modern day Actors.
The Top Ten
1Robert Downey Jr.Robert John Downey Jr. is an American actor. His career has included critical and popular success in his youth, followed by a period of substance abuse and legal troubles, and a resurgence of commercial success in middle age.
His portrayal of IronMan/Tony Stark has made him one of the most popular and cool actors right now. - Sa26
2Brad PittWilliam 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.
Like George Clooney he is sort of retired or at least less interested in being a movie star.
But again from the 90s till to 00s He was an IT movie Star a definition of cool - Sa26
3Chris HemsworthChris Hemsworth is an Australian actor. He is best known for his roles as Kim Hyde in the Australian TV series Home and Away and as Thor in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films Thor, The Avengers, Thor: The Dark World, Avengers: Age of Ultron and Thor: Ragnarok.
He is Thor very few things can be considered cooler than portraying the god of Thunder in one of the biggest franchises right now. - Sa26
4George ClooneyGeorge Timothy Clooney is an American actor, filmmaker and activist. He has received three Golden Globe Awards for his work as an actor and two Academy Awards, one for acting and the other for producing.
He is sort of Retired right now and maybe for that reason he is not considered so cool right now.
But he defined cool in the From mid 90s till the 2000s. - Sa26
5Johnny DeppJohn 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.
His role in a movie is often rather big. His character is often on the "loopy side" and his character being in a darker state of mind, etc.
He is cool thanks to Jack Sparrow - Sa26
6Chris EvansChristopher Robert Evans is an American actor. Evans is best known for his superhero roles as the Marvel Comics characters Captain America in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the Human Torch in Fantastic Four.
He is Captain America memeber of the whole trinity (IronMan, Thor and Captain America ) of The MCU and that is super cool. - Sa26
7Leonardo Di CaprioLeonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio is an American actor and film producer. DiCaprio began his career by appearing in television commercials in the late 1980s.
He is considered one of the greatest actors of modern day cinema and he is Mainstream material. Most of the best actors are more art House and their fan base are only movie experts.
He is the only super Mainstream actor who is loved because of his great acting talent - Sa26
8Chris PrattChristopher Michael "Chris" Pratt is an American actor. He came to prominence from his television roles, including Bright Abbott in Everwood and Andy Dwyer in the NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation.
He is Star-Lord the leader of the guardians of the Galaxy and one of big favorite heroes of The MCU - Sa26
9Tom CruiseTom Cruise is an American actor and filmmaker. Cruise has been nominated for three Academy Awards and has won three Golden Globe Awards.
He has been considered cool since the 80s Very few actors have managed to stay popular during three decades.
That’s a huge accomplishment My respect. - Sa26
10Benedict CumberbatchBenedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch is an English actor and film producer who has performed in film, television, theatre and radio.
First he was super famous with T.V. fans thanks to Sherlock and now he is a huge star in the movies world thanks to Dr Strange. - Sa26
12Denzel WashingtonDenzel Hayes Washington, Jr. is an American actor and filmmaker. He has received three Golden Globe awards, a Tony Award, and two Academy Awards: Best Supporting Actor for the historical war drama film Glory and Best Actor for his role as a corrupt cop in the crime thriller Training Day.
13Alan RickmanAlan Sidney Patrick Rickman (February 21st 1946 - Janurary 14th 2016) was an English actor and director known for playing a variety of roles on stage and screen, most notably Severus Snape in the Harry Potter series and Hans Gruber in Die Hard. He passed away of pancreatic cancer in 2016
14Jeff BridgesJeffrey 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.