Top Ten Greatest Actors

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161 Jonathan Rhys Meyers Jonathan Rhys Meyers Jonathan Rhys Meyers, born Jonathan Michael Francis O'Keeffe (27 July 1977) is an Irish actor. He is best known for his roles in the films Velvet Goldmine (1998), Bend It Like Beckham (2002), Match Point (2005), Mission Impossible III (2006) and his television roles as Elvis Presley in the biographical ...read more.

Jonathan Rhys Meyers is the number one actor of our present times. He has an outstanding career since when he left school. He is a CULT FIGURE with films like Velvet Goldmine and the present NBC T.V. series Dracula. He is Henry Tudor in The Tudors and Valentine Morgernstern in the acclaimed Mortal Instruments and City of Bones. All his films should be studied in schools... He is adored by millions of fans woldwide as his characters cover the whole range of the social spectrum... Just watch him from CIA agent in Mission Impossible I to a journalist who saves children in Escape from Huan Shi or as a Politician in Belle de Seigneur next to Natalia Vodianova... His amazing career has also given us films like Prozac Nation, The Loss of Sexual Innocence, Matchpoint directed by Woody Allen... The Tesseract, Octane, From Paris with Love... This is an actor that should have been given an Oscar for each of his films... His brilliant career and life is an excellent role model for today's young ...more

162 Cary Grant Cary Grant Cary Grant, born Archibald Alexander Leach (January 18, 1904 – November 29, 1986) was a British-American actor, known as one of classic Hollywood's definitive leading men. He began a career in Hollywood in the early 1930s, and became known for his transatlantic accent, debonair demeanor, and light-hearted ...read more.

The most charming man to walk on the earth. Thanks Cary for all the great characters you left us to watch and love.

What is wrong with you people? This is the greatest comedic actor to ever live, just go watch Bringin' Up Baby, the Ugly Truth, His girl Friday, Philadelphia Story-Without him that movie would have flopped. He was the model, the actor other actor tried to emulate to master comedic timing.

Debonair, handsome, polished. Did comedy and drama equally well. North by Northwest, Charade, An Affair to Remember, The Philadelphia Story, Bringing Up Baby, Arsenic and Old Lace...

The fact that Adam Sandler is around 130 spots higher than CXary Grant proves you guys are idiots. That guy should not be above James Stewart or Humphrey Bogart as well. - 445956

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163 Rowan Atkinson Rowan Atkinson Rowan Sebastian Atkinson, is an English actor, comedian, and screenwriter best known for his work on the sitcoms Blackadder and Mr.

The man's very good at physical comedy, able to contort his face into a variety of different and hilarious expressions, such as in Mr. Bean and Johnny English. He's also, however, has a great feel for verbal comedy, and really puts effort into making his performance the funniest he can make it. Good examples of this are shows such as Blackadder and/or any of his live performances (Rowan Atkinson Live is particularly side-splitting.). He said himself that it's not so much about the joke as it is about the performance of the joke. Aside from this, he's also a very intelligent and interesting man in real life, and, all in all, a genius in every sense of the word.

He is the funniest guy in this world, all his movie was so fantastic. He can makes anyone laugh

Not just for Mr Bean, his role in shows like Blackadder

He should be in top 10

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164 James Cagney James Cagney

Laughing again. It's Cagney people! James Cagney! One of the top 10 greatest actors of Hollywood! Vin Diesel and Martin Lawrence are above him? This place is a disgusting joke. - Storm63

Played bad guy, good guy, singer and dancer. He was great and played his parts well.

Three words: Yankee Doodle Dandy. That is all.

Top 20 for sure

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165 Peter O'Toole Peter O'Toole

Ashton Kutcher and Adam Sandler are higher than Peter O'Toole. HA. Very few American actors have as much talent as Britain's acting. - 445956

great in caligula even if it was a short part but there are no small parts just small actors. - lolabunny145

I have rarely ever seen acting with so much passion as him in Lawrence of Arabia.

Should definitely be in the top 10!

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166 James McAvoy James McAvoy James McAvoy is a Scottish actor. He made his acting début as a teen in 1995's The Near Room and continued to make mostly television appearances until 2003, when his feature film career began and he continued to work in both areas from then on.

I was debating who to vote for (Robert Downy Jr, Alan Rickman, Johnny Depp or Gary Oldman) when I thought to myself what was the last movie you watched and actually thought Yeah that's believable acting. And then it hit me Cillian Murphy in The Wind That Shakes The Barley. If you haven't seen it, watch it.
So here I was looking for Cillian Murphy when I spotted my favourite actors name: James McAvoy. To be honest I had thought of him but then thought no, is he really the best actor ever? Then I saw the name and though ok yeah he's pretty amazing. Let's think, Penelope, Shameless and Inside I'm Dancing to name but a few. These roles couldn't be more diverse. To answer my own question, yes he really is the best actor ever (well in my opinion ever anyway).
If you haven't seen him act, do it, like now, seriously. :P Really though he's amazing.

You've seen him at Atonement, The Last King of Scotland, Becoming Jane, Wanted, X-men First Class... Need I say more! Please vote for James!

I love him very much! And I think that he's the most talented actor!

What's wrong with you people? Go watch some of his movies he's absolutely amazing
This guy can act! The only actor comparable to him is Michael Fassbender
This dude really becomes the character he plays and is one of the best at showing emotions! VOTE PEOPLE!

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167 Alain Delon Alain Delon Alain Fabien Maurice Marcel Delon is a French actor and businessman, with French-Swiss dual citizenship since 1999. Delon became one of Europe's most prominent actors and screen sex symbols in the 1960s.

-who are you? -this isn't important! -what do you want? -I want to kill you!

Alain Delon is the most handsome man ever been

168 Simon Pegg Simon Pegg

shaun of dead' hot fuzz.legand

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169 Justin Timberlake Justin Timberlake

He showed great acting skills in In Time

I hope he kills Justin Bieber. - NoOreoForU

Justin Timberlake is a good actor and good singer.

170 James Mason James Mason James Neville Mason (15 May 1909 – 27 July 1984) was an English actor. After achieving much success in the United Kingdom, where he was the top box office attraction in 1944 and 1945, he made the transition to the United States and became one of Hollywood's biggest stars. ...read more.

20,000 Leagues under the Sea.
Odd Man Out.
Journey to the center of the Earth.
The Desert Fox.

171 Miles Teller Miles Teller
172 Dan Aykroyd Dan Aykroyd
173 Chris Rock Chris Rock

I love his cool voices as Melvin in Madagascar and his role in The Longest Yard as Caretaker! :) Coolest, funniest, and nicest guy ever! Vote for him please

How is he 175 the way he roendy on docter Dolittle with Eddie Murphy

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174 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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175 Ajay Devgan Ajay Devgan Ajay Devgan is an Indian film actor, director and producer. He is widely considered as one of the most popular actors of Hindi cinema who has appeared in over a hundred Hindi films. He has won numerous awards, including two National Film Awards and four Filmfare Awards. In 2016, he was honored by the ...read more.

Most Sensible as a person as well as an actor. He is d most versatile actor in Bollywood. After some family person of ma family he ll b my inspiration. Lots of love 2 him and best actor I have ever seen.

Hi is great actor in world..
I like his every performance. He is good and natural actor in India.
I think he is all time hero ever been.

He is the most bankable star in India and superstar of action after sallu bhai

He is great actor in Indis

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176 Shia LaBeouf Shia LaBeouf Shia Saide LaBeouf is an American actor, performance artist, and director who became known among younger audiences as Louis Stevens in the Disney Channel series Even Stevens.

At First He Seemed To Have Great Potential He Was Kind, Caring, And Great But Do To Revenge Of The Fallen He Is Now A Selfish Jerk, Mean, Beats People Up, Drinks a lot, Has A Paper Bag On His Head, Very Rude. I Hate Him.

He was humorous in Even Stevens, which made him a star. Other than Transformers, Shia had great performances in Holes, Greatest Game Ever Played, Surf's Up, Fury, and Disturbia.

He is the best actor. All his movies get to be one of the best in theaters and also the most sold tickets So this is for sure the right answer. Which is the best actor? Shia LaBeouf is the best actor of the entire world.

Just do it!

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177 Kenneth Branagh Kenneth Branagh

Amazing he is not in the top ten with Daniel Day Lewis

Lord Olivier reincarnate. Truly a magical talent on and off stage

178 Allu Arjun Allu Arjun

Stylish hero number 1

Stylish star

Love you allu arjun number 1 HERO

Brave actor and a good ☆ in comming time

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179 Hugo Weaving

Agent Smith - The best sci-fi villain this side of Darth Vader.
Red Skull - the only good portrayal of a Nazi outside of Inglorious Basterds.
V - Managed to successfully translate an Alan Moore character onto the screen. The only other person to manage this is Jackie Earle Haley (with Rorschach. )
Megatron - the most badass voice since Kevin Conroy's Batman.
Elrond - despite primarily playing villains, he pulled off the wisest character of the wisest race in LOTR.
... And he's only number 91?

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180 Martin Freeman Martin Freeman

He can make every part he plays seem real. He's largely responsible for the present success of the BBC Sherlock, as without his Watson the show would be over the top. When The Hobbit comes out, the whole world will find Middle Earth believable because Martin's Bilbo will be so real that whatever he sees must seem real too.

I don't understand how people voting here evaluate acting skills. Considering relatively high position of Bruce Lee or Adam Sandler, rank of Martin Freeman or Colin Firth is a disaster :/

You rarely see such subtle und understated acting.

Whoever sees this name please vote for him he deserves a higher place

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