Funniest Actors and Actresess

The Top Ten

1 Jim Carrey Jim Carrey 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, ...read more.

While Adam Sandler is just one of the better versions of the typical crude and juvenile comics, a character who acts like a jerk to screw with people and gets away with it safe and easy, Jim Carrey never stops finding innovative ways to go above and beyond. He's willing to go over the top and push limits to make the biggest impression he can, and he's not just assuming that more = better; he actually has the timing and the acting skills to fit everything he does into his characters.

Sometimes he's not for everyone, including people who like their comedy typical and easy, and occasionally the chances he takes are bad ones, but where other comedians are at the mercy of a bad script, Jim Carrey makes even his weakest movies more watchable. His energy can be enough to carry the whole show.

Have you ever drank a cup of milk with a hot girl next to you while your friends are in the living room watching dumb and dumber and you hear Jim carreys hilarious lines and you do everything in your power to hold back the milk from spurting out of your mouth because of laughter, all in the hopes you won't embarrass yourself? Well some things are impossible. - lucario411

Adam Sandler, is very talented, he has a different laid back approach to comedy which I enjoy very much. On the other hand no one can compete with Jim Carrey when it comes to his roles; a complete roller coaster ride. I enjoy both actors very much but, the winner if talking about energetic crazy and funny entertainment is Jim Carrey.

He has done things nobody else can do with a straight face

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2 Adam Sandler Adam Sandler

Adam sandler is the best actor I have ever seen in my life. I just love happy gilmore, billy madison, bedtime stories and grown ups.

I honestly don't think he is that funny. he might be in a couple funny movies but I don't think he is funny at all.

Adam sandler can make your stomach twist into knots through laughter. He is just so cool and his comedy has a relaxed natural feel to it.

Adam Sandler is the worst actor in the history of Hollywood

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3 Will Ferrell Will Ferrell

He is a comedy master. Everything he says makes me laugh. His Bush impersonation is spot on and Anchorman, Old School and Talladega Nights are some of the funniest movies ever made in my opinion - with Anchorman at the top. I leave you with this: I wanna be on you.

One of the funniest in the industry! Stepbrothers was to die for! So funny. All of his movies are good. He is a very consistent actor

Will Ferrell is a really good comedy actor because he has been in heaps of movies lots of them are really good funny like blades of glory and step brothers and he's acted with lots of other really good comedy actors like Chris Pratt in the Lego movie and Ben stiller in zoo lander.

Worst actor ever. can't stand to watch any of his movies

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4 Bill Murray Bill Murray William James "Bill" Murray is an American actor, comedian, and writer. He first gained exposure on Saturday Night Live, for which he earned his first Emmy Award and later went on to star in comedy films, including Meatballs, Caddyshack, Stripes, Tootsie, Ghostbusters, Ghostbusters II, Scrooged, What ...read more.

I can't believe no one else has commented on Bill Murray yet. The GOAT gotta love the man just check the resume: Ghostbusters, Stripes, Caddyshack, Groundhog's Day, Scrooged... The list goes on and on. The biggest and funniest smart-ass in the history of man kind. Everything this man says makes you feel like you're in on an inside joke you have to love this man. - porkstop99

Check me if I'm wrong Sandy, but if I kill all the golfers there gonna lock me up and throw away the key.

Ghostbusters top ten best movies ever

Best
And funniest jim carrey is funny but bill Murray super funny

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5 Eddie Murphy Eddie Murphy

think about Norbit he should be No. 1 - theferbinator

He so funny laugh out loud

Coming to America is my all time favorite movie

His laugh is contagious

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6 Steve Carell Steve Carell

He pulls off this funny yet lovable awkwardness time and time again, and even without this awkward persona, seems generally funny and positive to begin with. Hard to hate. He's done a great job in The Anchorman

His high pitched somewhat hysterical voice when he says "this is RIDICULOUS! " in Get Smart is hilarious! :D
His body language... laugh out loud!

The office always makes me feel better and it wouldn't be the same without Steve Carell.

THE OFFICE!

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7 Robin Williams Robin Williams Robin McLaurin Williams was an American actor and comedian. Starting as a stand-up comedian in San Francisco and Los Angeles in the mid-1970s, he is credited with leading San Francisco's comedy renaissance.

Come on. Williams is the prince of laughs - connorchaos

I love robin Williams I'm going to miss him he was awesome :(

Williams should be at least at #4.

How is he not number 1 with Mrs.Doubtfire, Jumanji, good morning Vietnam, and Mork & Mindy - donovanthorn

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8 Zach Galifianakis Zach Galifianakis

Hangover 1, Hangover 2, Due Date and The Campaign make's him unbeatable

He is so funny when he stars in hangover!

He is hero of my life.
I love you. Zach.

He's awesome and Adam sandler

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9 Ben Stiller Ben Stiller Benjamin Edward Meara "Ben" Stiller is an American actor, comedian, and filmmaker. He is well known for his roles in various comedies including There's Something About Mary, Zoolander, DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story, and Tropic Thunder.

He's awesome ha ha I remember the scene from Anchorman where he's a Spanish anchorman!

Go ben your a beast he is hilarious.

Your awesome

Yes yes good good yes

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10 Steve Martin Steve Martin

He is truly one of the best his work in the pink panther series really awesome. I loved the role he played in DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS. His role in the movie and even the story of the movie are awesome.

My dad met Steve Martin doing father the bride2

Not funniest but I like him much more than the rest

Why does everyone hate the pink panther?

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The Contenders

11 Sacha Baron Cohen Sacha Baron Cohen Sacha Noam Baron Cohen is an English actor, comedian, and screenwriter. A graduate of Christ's College, Cambridge, Baron Cohen is most widely known for creating and playing five fictional characters: Ali G, Borat Sagdiyev, BrĂ¼no Gehard, Admiral General Aladeen and Nobby Butcher.

What the hell this guy is incredible! My personal favourite comedian is not on that list, it's a beverage and it's carrot juice.

How can you not put Borat and The Dictator on top 10?

This guy's only on #11? Disappointed to be honest.

This is the man who actually harassed people in his movies and shows and got away with it with the help of his ability to get inside a character. And this is a guy you can call "hilarious as hell". He always takes comedy to an extreme level in his performance.
Waiting for his next appearance on the screen.

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12 Kristen Wiig Kristen Wiig

She plays as lola bunny in looney tunes show!

Bells-kevin

13 Jason Segel Jason Segel

He is one of the funniest people alive, he looks like such fun to work with if you look at all of the behind the scenes and bloopers from 'How I Met Your Mother'!

Just don't get so emotional be man for he own size

His facial expressions are priceless...

He is just a big kid, so awesome, I aspire to be like him when I'm older :D

14 Martin Lawrence Martin Lawrence Martin Fitzgerald Lawrence is an American stand-up comedian, actor, producer, writer, and voice actor.

I thank that he the best cause he funny just like jim carry I wish that he could make a movie with both of them in it!

He's hilarious I love all his movies, especially blue streak

If it was for me, he would have been in the 1st place...

Martin lawrance would make a good movie with adam sandler and jim carrey hillarious actor

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15 Martin Short Martin Short

Martin Short at 45 is a sick joke. He's the funniest guy in the entire world and I adore the living heck out of him! - fhshshfsdhh

His Ed Grimley character made me laugh so hard the first time I saw him, I fell off the couch.

16 Chris Tucker Chris Tucker Christopher "Chris" Tucker is an American actor and stand-up comedian. He is known for playing the role of Smokey in Friday and as Detective James Carter in the Rush Hour film series.

He is the best funny and nice actor he is known by his movie rush hour and he is also a stand up comedian and he is one of the best stand up comedian! Chris tucker rush hour, friday, money talk some of his movies hope you will enjoy by watching!

His memorable one liners keep me laughing, and the characters he plays are monumentally hilarious! I mean Smokey... really!

I love this dude so much it's crazy!

He is no. 5 for me

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17 Seth Rogen Seth Rogen Seth Aaron Rogen is a Canadian actor, filmmaker and comedian. He began his career performing stand-up comedy during his teenage years, winning the Vancouver Amateur Comedy Contest in 1998. While still living in his native Vancouver, he landed a supporting role in the series Freaks and Geeks.

How is he not number 1?! Just watching him stand there makes me laugh! I'm not saying he deserves top 5 I'm saying number 1!

I want to smoke pot with this dude!

Same role most of the time but he is still really funny

Top 20 best actors

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18 Seth MacFarlane Seth MacFarlane Seth Woodbury MacFarlane is an American television producer, filmmaker, actor, and singer, working primarily in animation and comedy, as well as live-action and other genres.

The way his acting is and his impressions especially on family guy

Funny guy he made family guy and ted

he's fab

What a bogan

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19 Jack Black Jack Black Thomas Jacob "Jack" Black is an American actor, singer, musician and comedian. His acting career has been extensive, starring primarily in comedy films. Black is the lead vocalist of the comedic rock group Tenacious D, which he formed in 1994 with friend Kyle Gass. They have released the albums Tenacious ...read more.

he is so funny. Don't forget to watch the kids teen choice awards on saturday. Jack Black is hosting it

Why is he not higher my favorite film of his was school of rock it is funny

He has to be in number 6 or 7

Amazing actor. Hilarious, is on some amazing shows, and let's not forget
Tenacious D!

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20 Sean William Scott

American Pie was by far the funniest movie I've ever watched! and all because of him!

Just talk laugh fight dance fight...funny anyway

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