Top Ten Greatest Actors

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61 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.

IIn Dodgeball he makes the perfect enemy. With the snobbiness and self-centeredness, he is fabulous! - amyhenry

Ben Stiller is my favorite actor by far. I loved Tower Heist and Little Fockers. Ben Stiller is boss and should be in the top ten. He is hilarious and is a fan favorite. Come on Ben!

Night at the Museum is awesome and he is amazing.

Yes one of my favorites

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62 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

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 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!

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

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63 Hugh Laurie Hugh Laurie James Hugh Calum Laurie, is an English actor, writer, director, musician, singer, comedian, and author.

Why has this man not won an Emmy for his portrayal of Dr. House?

He is such a versatile actor, and fully commits himself to every role from House to Blackadder to Jeeves and Wooster to A bit of Fry and Laurie.
If you want proof, watch the House episode Detox, and then try to say that he didn't deserve the emmy.

One of the most underrated, versatile, and downright talented actors of the 20th century. The man has talent coming out of his ears. His brilliant comedic wit, his dry yet human charm. From Blackadder to House, the man is amazing. He can make you laugh one second, and cry the next. Definitely in my top five.

A great actor. Even better than House is his performance as Bertie Wooster in the BBC series.

Am I the only person who remembers Hugh Laurie from Friends?

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64 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

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65 Bruce Lee Bruce Lee Bruce Lee was a Hong Kong American martial artist, action film actor, martial arts instructor, philosopher, filmmaker, and the founder of Jeet Kune Do.

He was not only a good actor he inspired a whole race to start following their dreams. He was also an amazing martial artist. - fimbulwinter

Acting since he was six years old and believable in every scene. He did not want to be known as a "Kung Fu superstar" but wanted to be remembered as an actor. OK he is the greatest film fighter and was the greatest real life fighter but all his characters are believable in terms of body language and speech delivery. Just think about it the next time you watch a Bruce Lee film and compare how much you believe the characters he plays to the characters in this list

The strongest there was, no one could beat this man. I mean just pure amazing all his stunts were real.

I think he is the god in the fighting

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66 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...

Shouldn't be above James Stewart. - olliv

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67 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.

Normally he isn't all that great, but in What About Bob he gives one of the greatest comedy performances ever, as does Dreyfuss.

I like him in Ghostbusters, Groundhogs Day, and the new Jungle Book. He is the bear in the Jungle Book

I don't think he's a truly amazing actor, but he deserves to be higher on this list.

TE BEST OF ALL TIME

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68 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!

I never found him attractive. He's so boring! - olliv

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69 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

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70 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

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71 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

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72 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

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73 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.

The best actor in India. He is versatile actor in Bollywood.
His actions are possiblewerful. Comic time is best.

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74 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

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75 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.

Come on jack black must be number 1 he makes the funnies movies ever like
Kung fu panda 2
Kung fu panda 1
King kong
The school of rock. Etc.

Awesome! Anyone knows Jack dominates the movie field obviously.

Jack black in nacho libre and school of rock he was SO FUNNY HE SHOULD BE TOP 5

Great in tenacious d pick of destiny

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76 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.

MAGNETO!

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77 Chris Hemsworth Chris Hemsworth Chris 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 and Avengers: Age of Ultron.

Liam hemsworth should be here too

Thor is just different from all other marvel superhero. He is just amazing.

Can you say THOR... Wow!

THOSE MUSCLES! - matkoh

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78 Norman Reedus Norman Reedus

Best new actor in my opinion. walking dead badass and star voice actor of silent hills, how about yes!?

I love him so much! And he acts great

He might come in 102 but the walking dead will be damned boring if daryl dixon dies - zxm

THIS GUY IS GOOD THEY SHOULD MAKE HIM 20#!

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79 Chris Pratt Chris Pratt Christopher 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 just became my favorite Actor after he was in Guardians of the galaxy, I actually didn't know about him before that, he's an awesome actor but why so low?!

He did an amazing performance in all his movies like the Lego movie, Jurassic world and guardians of the galaxy. His performance just WOW

155 still means this list is demented, but it is still better than 244

Why is the god so low
he is so amazing
he's funny and cool
and extremely attractive
come on

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80 Spencer Tracy Spencer Tracy Spencer Bonaventure Tracy (April 5, 1900 - June 10, 1967) was an American actor, noted for his natural style and versatility. During his career, Tracy appeared in 75 films and developed a reputation among his peers as one of the screen's greatest actors.

A true star and great actor. His characters were always true to life, they had flaws and realism, his emotions came across real, and he demanded your attention when he was on screen in spite of his every man appearance (or perhaps because of it). He could be lovable, cantankerous, tough, or anything else the part called for and it was never obvious he was acting like many lesser actors of his day. If a movie has Spencer Tracy in its cast it is worth a look and often more than one.

Stellar performance in "Bad day at Black Rock. In the top 50 for sure!

2 Academy Awards 9 total nominations for best actor. Leave him in obscurity to show how intelligent you are.

Spencer Tracy, Bogie,so low in the poll...who is voting on these high school kids?

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