Top Ten Greatest Actors

The Contenders: Page 4

61 Sylvester Stallone Sylvester Stallone

Stallone deserves to be 1 at least. I mean Rocky the best movie I ever saw and Sylvester Stallone is the only reason why it's good, I mean Johnny depp is crap and so far Sylvester Stallone is the only one good enough to be number 1.

the way he does Rocky Balboa is so amazing and realistic!

Rocky, Rambo - these aren't so much movies as they are American Icons. Have you never seen Rambo: First Blood? Rocky? Some movies are so excellent they spawn a sequel, but 5? That takes an incredible movie. And he's still doing it! The Expendables is going to be yet another franchise that he's spearheading for a third entry.

Best actor ever my all time favorite movie is rocky - ReflexGravity

V 40 Comments
62 David Tennant David Tennant David Tennant is a Scottish actor known for his roles as the Tenth Doctor in the British television series Doctor Who, Alec Hardy in Broadchurch, Giacomo Casanova in the TV serial Casanova, Kilgrave in Jessica Jones, and Barty Crouch, Jr. in the Harry Potter movie series.

Why David is the eighty-fifth in this competition, I will never know. This man is amazing and life changing. Not only is his acting beautiful, but the sheer amount of emotion he can summon with a snap of his fingers can lift your heart to the moon or rip out your heartstrings. I do love so many of these actors, but David was the one that inspires me the most. He deserves more than this. David is fantastic.

David Tennant is one of the best actors ON THIS GODDAMNED PLANET and totally is, like, in the top 10 of this list. Meaning: VOTE FOR TENNANT GUYS.

David Tennant is my favorite actor of all time although I only saw him on Doctor Who, Harry Potter, Hamlet and How to train your dragon that is good enough to qualify as my favorite. He is the best actor on this planet on any planet including Gallifrey. His is witty funny-Hilarious really and oh my gosh I scream every time I hear his voice and I scream every time I hear he's going to be in a serious movie role or has been in a movie I've seen!
I love You David Tennant And I love Doctor Who and everything else you have been in. Hang in there Jude (Okay I saw a part of Jude)

DOCTOR WHO HEY YOU ARE HANDS DOWN THE BEST DOCTOR OF THEM ALL - WRINKLY RAT TIMEY WIMEY

V 17 Comments
63 Dwayne The Rock Johnson Dwayne The Rock Johnson Dwayne Douglas Johnson, also known by his ring name The Rock, is an American and Canadian actor, producer and semi-retired professional wrestler, signed with WWE.

He's a great actor, a great man and he was a great wrestler! I love him and I love his movies. I can't wait to see G.I. jOE: Retaliation next June 29th

He often appeared in Race to Witch Mountain and Tooth Fairy. GO WATCH THE GAME PLAN. It is about a football player (Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson) adopting a daughter (Madison Pettis) who is a major ballet dancer. - shelleyduvallfan10

It's somehow fitting that the Rock and Arnold are together on this list, except it should be a lot lower.

He is best!

V 42 Comments
64 George Clooney George Clooney George 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's such a great actor we all should vote 4 him..
Michael clayton
syriana
ocean's 11 12 13 - yasso

I liked him best in "The Descendants"

One of the greatest actor of all time. Should be in Top 20, I reckon!

Should be in top 20 for his roles in Coen bros films

V 5 Comments
65 Jensen Ackles Jensen Ackles Jensen Ross Ackles is an American actor and director. He is known for his roles in television as Eric Brady in Days of Our Lives, which earned him several Daytime Emmy Award nominations, as well as Alec/X5-494 in Dark Angel and Jason Teague in Smallville.

Fantastic in everything! He is an extremely talented actor! He can make characters in completely fictional stories seem realistic and believable, he's that good of an actor! Dark Angel was a SPECTACULAR show and Jensen made it even better. He was so great in his first appearance on the series that they brought him back as a regular. That shows how good he is!!

Jensen Ackles is a Great, Talented, Outstanding and Brilliant actor. From Days Of Our Lives to Supernatural, in every T.V. show and in every Movie, he's showed and still showing the excellence of his acting. His delivery of dialogues and his expression are the Outstanding aspects of his acting. Jensen Ackles is the god of his Work, No One can do it Better than He Does, He Rules with His Perfection.

jensen is really talented he can really act he's just sooooooo good at acting and i see that it's a huge loss for movies viewers not to see him as a movie star on the big screen beacause he just deserves more than a tv show it's a hit but he can do more he can give more and i hope that happense soon.he's a real good actor.

Why is he not higher than 65? He deserves to be in the top 10 at least. - WinchesterGirl26

V 52 Comments
66 Ajith Kumar Ajith Kumar Ajith Kumar (born 1 May 1971) is an Indian film actor best known for his work in Tamil cinema. He is one of the most successful actor in Tamil Cinema. In addition to his acting, Ajith Kumar in a sabbatical, participated in the 2004 British Formula 3 season as a Formula Two racing driver and was ranked ...read more.

one of the best south Indian actor who came to cinema without any ones support...

he is a king of opening in southern indian cinema - chan08ece

thala is the world super star. no one can beat him. the one and only thala. he is the handsome actor of india.

Next super star in India

V 611 Comments
67 Jimmy Stewart Jimmy Stewart James Maitland Stewart (May 20, 1908 - July 2, 1997), also known as Jimmy Stewart (although he seldom used that name in formal credits), was an American actor and military officer, known for his distinctive drawl and down-to-earth persona. He starred in many films that are considered to be classics, ...read more.

Greatest actor off all time. He could play anything from drama, comedy, thriller, romance, action to family oriented films. He even played the bad guy in the second The Thin Man film.

one of the greats and always a true gentleman

He was awesome as George Bailey in "it's a Wonderful Life" - Ajkloth

He's all the way down here? What the heck?! - olliv

V 11 Comments
68 Bruce Willis Bruce Willis Walter Bruce Willis, known professionally as Bruce Willis, is an American actor, producer, and singer.

I always adore Bruce and Denzel, as Denzel is up high there, and Bruce here?

he may not won an Oscar or what, but he is a GREAT actor, period!

he is a versatile actor, see him in Pulp fiction, The sixth sense, Die hard or The whole nine yards? all exceptional!

he maynot be top 10, but he come easily as top 20! Cmon he is great! I LOVE die hard! - mesh13

He adds humor, suspense, and good looks to any movie that he is in.

This man has got to be the new Chuck Norris. After seeing Die Hard 4 that is... - TKDCats312

Should be a lot higher then this...top 5

V 5 Comments
69 Daniel Radcliffe Daniel Radcliffe Daniel Jacob Radcliffe is an English actor who rose to prominence as the title character in the Harry Potter film series.

Oh, come on!
How could you all forget the worldwide phenomenon causer
HARRY POTTER?
SERIOUSLY, this man can act and has amazing personality
Please vote for him!
His biggest fan

He is the greatest actor in all time! He should be number 1! He was and is the best man in the history of acting! NO MATTER WHAT ANYONE SAY'S HE WILL BE THE BEST!

Daniel, he should be at the top of the list. I mean he played in HARRY POTTER! How could you forget him he is THE BEST! VOTE FOR HIM, VOTE FOR HIM, VOTE FOR HIM NOW NOW NOW. Please vote he should be in the top ten!

He is fantastic actor.. His acting in Harry Potter is fabulous.. None can portrait that character like him.. He is born to act that character.. Not only Harry Potter series his all characters in other films also very good.. He should be in number one posotion

V 40 Comments
70 Christoph Waltz Christoph Waltz Christoph Waltz is an Austrian-German actor that has won 2 Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actor for his collaborations with director Quentin Tarantino in Inglourious Basterds and Django Unchained.

"What? I could not resist! "- Christopher Waltz, Django Unchained

Inglorious bastards was great and his role in it was almost as great as Hannibal lecter portrayal by Hopkins, and that saying a lot

He is one on the best, he is not only a genies but also a great actor

Django was actually the best

V 6 Comments
71 Ryan Gosling Ryan Gosling Ryan Thomas Gosling is a Canadian actor, musician, and producer. He began his career as a child star on the Disney Channel's Mickey Mouse Club and went on to appear in other family entertainment programs including Are You Afraid of the Dark?

Thought I would round off my list with, well not really an up and comer, but one that is definitely talented. Ryan Gosling is another who simply can not turn in a poor performance. Think back, can you remember one? In 2006 his performance in Half Nelson was unbelievable. I think he deserved the Best Picture, even with how good Hoffman was as Capote. There's another actor I left off... Gosling will have a Best Actor very soon, it will happen. Excellent actor, Gary Oldman Jr.
#1- Dan Dunne, Half Nelson #2- Driver, Drive - zacenroe86

Ryan is one of the best actors of today I have ever seen, he is very talented and very virsitile... anyone who can go from playing a nazi, to a mentally disturbed teen, to a hopeless romantic from the 40s, and make me believe it, has my vote! - inpeaces

You give this guy the right role he will win an Oscar.. I liked him in "Fracture"... He played along side Anthony Hopkins... A great performance...

He should be in top20. I am very disappointed with this list

V 3 Comments
72 Akshay Kumar Akshay Kumar Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia, better known by his stage name 'Akshay Kumar', is a Canadian actor, producer and martial artist who has appeared in over a hundred Hindi films.

Powerful, Inspirational, Khiladi, the New King. These are just some of the many words used to describe Akshay Kumar. He is unarguably the most influential persons in the Indian Film Industry and why not; they don't just call him the man with the Midas touch for nothing; everything he touches seems to turn to gold, huge box office returns and one of the only Indian stars to ensure a record breaking opening at the box office with five back-to-back hits and the whopping zeroes added to his cost per film. Akshay Kumar is the new indisputable King of Bollywood.

Love him or Hate him he's still gonna Rock
If not an actor, Akki would probably end up as, no surprise here, a martial arts teacher!

Akshay Kumar is the most versatile indian actor. He can act superbly on every genres. He is king of action, comedy, acting etc etc. He can act any role.

Akshay kumar is best in the world... he is awesome actor

V 193 Comments
73 Robert Duvall Robert Duvall Robert Selden Duvall is an American actor and director. He has been nominated for seven Academy Awards, seven Golden Globes, and has multiple nominations and one win each of the BAFTA, Screen Actors Guild Award, and Emmy Award.

Are we forgetting his amazing performance in The Godfather, Apocalypse Now and the role that won him his first and what would appear to be his only academy award Tender Mercies? He is so diverse with his acting.

Will Smith? Robert Pattinson? Bruce Lee? Eddie Murphy? Adam Sandler? Really? Duvall is everyman. Enough said.

the only thing I have ever seen him in was stalin which is one of my favourite films he was noo longer robert duvall but joseph stalin - alucard

He is not related to Shelley Duvall because both actors share the same last name. - shelleyduvallfan10

V 13 Comments
74 Sir Laurence Olivier Sir Laurence Olivier Laurence Kerr Olivier, Baron Olivier was an English actor who, along with his contemporaries Ralph Richardson and John Gielgud, dominated the British stage of the mid-20th century.

Obviously most voting here are young. This man should be at least in the top 10 if not #1. And, he's listed twice! He was the GREATEST actor, not to mention very hot!

Number one, Adam sandler shouldn't be on list for actors.

One of the best.

Lawrence Olivier is the single greatest actor of all time. He's a classically tranined Shakespearean actor and he always delivers classical performances. Known for some of the greatest movies like Hamlet, Henry V, Khartoumn, In the shoes of the fisherman, That Hamilton woman, Wuthering Heights, Spartacus, Rebecca, The boys from Brazil, Richard lll, and Pride and Prejudice just to name a few!

75 Michael Caine Michael Caine

One of the greatest actors ever. Can play men of intelligence or simply cunning ones, good men or evil ones.

V 3 Comments
76 James Stewart James Stewart James Stewart (May 20, 1908 - July 2, 1997) is an American actor, who is widely considered to be one of the greatest actors. He is known for his roles in Rear Window, It's a Wonderful Life, Vertigo, and Mr. Smith Goes to Washington.

Um this list is wrong why is he at the bottom he is literally amazing. The youth of America is shameful talk to me when you've watched real quality movies with real quality actors like him. Hitchcock chose this man for most of his films...which by the way were amazing...so obviously there was something he saw in Jimmy here. By the way Academy Awards I will never forgive you for these injustices to cinema. I am a LEGITIMATE filmwatcher (unlike many teenagers these days) Also I am 13...see? Teens aren't completely lost. - Wrinkly rat.

Great actor great actor. If he doesn't get into the top 20 something is wrong one of the all time favorite actor

James Stewart was one of the greatest actors of our time. I am shocked he isn't in the top five. A genuinely good guy and amazing actor.

Come on man. This guy is fabulous. He can act better than many new generation actors who are above him in the list. He should be in top 3

V 6 Comments
77 Vikram Vikram Vikram is an Indian film actor who predominantly appears in Tamil language films and has won six Filmfare Awards as well as one National Film Award and Tamil Nadu State Film Award amongst other recognitions and was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the People's University of Milan in May 2011.

A beautiful actor who suits fr any characters and he choose his path in different way by acting in different rolls

Best Indian actor... Got many great awards of India... He is the universal star

Beautiful actor of Thamizh cinema the Kollywood. Dedicated and sincere actor who can do anything for a movie. Struggled more than 10 years in the Tamil cinema field and finally succeed through the movie "Sethu". Chanceless hero, good singer, dubbist artist too..
Simple and nice Human without any MASS.

He is best dedicated person in cinema.. I would compared to his action Johnny deap,chirstain bale,DiCaprio, none of one beat his action in Indian film industry...

V 53 Comments
78 Steve McQueen Steve McQueen Terence Steven "Steve" McQueen was an American actor. Called "The King of Cool", his "anti-hero" persona, developed at the height of the counterculture of the 1960s, made him a top box-office draw of the 1960s and 1970s.

the KING of cool the best actor from the 60's an excellent race car driver and motocrosser too.

His characters in Great Escape and Magnificent Seven were two of the coolest in cinema history and a better actor than he was ever given credit for.

Another actor in the wrong place on this list should be way higher

This IS the greatest character actor in the history of cinema. TCA my favourite film. Mr Crown the epitome of class, intelligence, style and X factor.

V 7 Comments
79 Salman Khan Salman Khan

SALMAN IS THE BIGGEST MASS FAN FOLLOWING HERO IN iNDIA AND ASLO IN ASIA. HIS CONNECT TO THE PEOPLE IS AMAZING. HE IS THE ONLY HERO WHO SPEND 50% OF HIS MONEY TO PEOPLE THROUGH IS CHARTY "BEING HUMAN". AND THIS IS BIGGEST CHARTY IN INDIA RUN BY AN INDIVIDUAL.

HE IS THE BOX-OFFICE BLOCK BUSTER HERO, EVER IN INDIA, HE IS KNOWN FOR HIS HANDSOME LOOKS, EXCELLENT PHYSIC AND WITH AWESOME MANNERISM. CURRENTLY HE IS THE BIGGEST HERO IN ASIA, WHO TAKES REMUNERATION OVER 50 CRORES FOR A FILM.
OUT OF TOP 6 HIGH COLLECTED MOVIES 3 ARE OF HIS OWN.

I THINK THE PERSON WHO RATED THIS IS A BIG FOOL AND AND NOT EVEN KNOW ABOUT SALMAN
IN INDIA, SALMAN WAS CALLED SALLU BHAI, IT MEANS BROTHER TO ALL THIS FANS.

HE IS SIMPLY SUPER MAN OF INDIA.

Salman khan is most power full Indian actor that is why I like him besides Salman have impressive personality I mean that he is distinct actor in Bollywood very often I have seen to support helpless person anyway such as event happened meany time with salman, those got success way afterword those betrayed him best example Katrina in spite that he is doing selfless service so due this occurrence over there he become incarnation of lord of Bollywood. Meany people have let him down but did not influence on his. He is number 1 hero also Indian founder of human being nowadays

Great human being and superstar of Bollywood, Salman Khan!

Salman khan is god of bollywood... salman khan without no anyone in bollywood... he is best actor in bollywood... hats of this man... love you...

V 492 Comments
80 Michael Fassbender Michael Fassbender Michael Fassbender is a German-Irish actor of stage and screen whose career includes roles in both independent and blockbuster films, most notably; Hunger, Inglourious Basterds, Shame, X-Men: First Class, Prometheus, 12 Years a Slave, Frank, X-Men: Days of Future Past, and Steve Jobs.

I've followed him for a long time and am proud to say that I am a Fassy addict. He has always shone himself as a wonderful role model and is as classy as any of the other actors out there. He opens himself up to learning and developing his role. I just hope he as a long run at this. To me he is a universal star and guy in all that he does. He is also kind to others too. Thanks for letting me comment.

I love to put more comments under his name.
it's an eyecatcher. I'm sure people just voted for Brad Pitt because they didn't notice Michael is in this list as well.
He is! Here! So vote for him!

A thinking actor with scads of talent and the grace of a dancer, Fassbender has a long promising career ahead and will doubtlessly be considered one of the greats by the time he is done.

I like him. HE is very good and one day he will come at the top of this list.

V 9 Comments
PSearch List

Recommended Lists

Related Lists

Top Ten Actors In India Top 10 Best Tamil Actors Top Telugu Actors of All Time Top Ten Actors In South India Best Indian Actors and Actresses

List StatsUpdated 24 Apr 2017

127,000 votes
906 listings
11 years, 160 days old

Top Remixes (577)

1. Christian Bale
2. Daniel Day Lewis
3. Jack Nicholson
weel123
1. Daniel Day Lewis
2. Jack Nicholson
3. Marlon Brando
kbobsmith
1. Shahrukh Khan
2. Al Pacino
3. Robert DeNiro
siddhu

WRemix
View All 577

Posts

Add Post

Error Reporting

See a factual error in these listings? Report it here.
P