Best English Accent By An American Actor

Some actors/actress are just horrible when it comes to acting with an English accent. Here are the best ones.

The Top Ten

1 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. 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.

Pirates of the Carribean, Libertine, Sweeney Todd, Finding Neverland, Sleepy Hollow - Shakester

Great actor..I love him a lot when he is cap. Sparrow.

Wow! I love this man!

I love him because he looks very beautiful and sexy, he is a great actor and very changeable in all differents movies 😍❤

But how looking "very beautiful and sexy" is helpful to judge his ability to recreate an accent? - PicotiPicota

2 Robert Downey, Jr.

His Sherlock Holmes is a welcome sight! Accent is very good! But then again, everything Robert Downey, Jr. does is appealing to the eyes!

Watson "you're not making any sense'

Sherlock by RDJ was amazing..
His eyes are the major characterized part. Love him a lot.

His Shakespearian dialogue was hysterycal in The Avengers.

3 Reese Witherspoon Reese Witherspoon Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon, known professionally as Reese Witherspoon, is an American actress and producer.

The Importance of Being Earnest, Vanity Fair, Penelope - Shakester

4 Renee Zellweger Renee Zellweger Renée Kathleen Zellweger is an American actress and producer. She has received critical acclaim and numerous accolades, including an Academy Award, a BAFTA Award, three Golden Globe Awards, and three Screen Actors Guild Awards.

Bridget Jone's Diary, Miss Potter - Shakester

Really is there any need shes flawless

5 Elijah Wood Elijah Wood Elijah Jordan Wood is an American actor, voice actor, DJ, and producer. He is best known for his role as Frodo Baggins in Peter Jackson's epic film trilogy The Lord of the Rings.

He's a beautiful person, on the outside and the inside. What soul and passion he puts into his work.

6 Meryl Streep Meryl Streep Mary 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.

Hands down, Meryl Streep is the best at any language.

"The Iron Lady" for which she won an Oscar.

Thatcher! - PicotiPicota

The French Lieutenant�s Woman - Shakester

7 James Marsters

He has extensive theatre training and while on Buffy he was imitating Anthony Stewart Head. James Marsters has an ear for accents; just listen to his work on the Dresden Files audio books.

8 Sendhil Ramamurthy
9 Angelina Jolie Angelina Jolie Angelina Jolie is an American actress, filmmaker, and humanitarian. She has received an Academy Award, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, and three Golden Globe Awards. She has also been cited as Hollywood's highest-paid actress. more.
10 Gwenyth Paltrow

Emma, Shakespeare in Love - Shakester

The Best!
Gwynnie is one of the absolutely best actresses. Her performance is Shakespeare In Love is undoubtedly one her best performances to date!

The Contenders

11 Anne Hathaway Anne Hathaway Anne Jacqueline Hathaway is an American actress and singer. Born in Brooklyn, New York and brought up in Millburn, New Jersey, Hathaway was inspired to act by her mother and as a high school student, was nominated for the Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Award for Best Performance by a High School Actress more.
12 Kevin Kline Kevin Kline

Pirate King, As You Like It - Shakester

13 Lindsay Lohan Lindsay Lohan Lindsay Dee Lohan is an American actress. She is also a model, singer, songwriter, director, and producer.

The Parent Trap. Not bad for a little kid. - Shakester

14 Mia Wasikowska Mia Wasikowska Mia Wasikowska is an Australian actress best known for starring as Alice Kingsleigh in Johnny Depp and Tim Burton's adaptation of Alice in Wonderland.

Jane Eyre herself

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