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 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

A true legend

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163 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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164 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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165 Peter O'Toole Peter O'Toole

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.

One of the greatest actors of all time

Should definitely be in the top 10!

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166 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

167 Simon Pegg Simon Pegg

shaun of dead' hot fuzz.legand

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168 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.

169 Ian McKellen Ian McKellen Sir Ian Murray McKellen, CH, CBE is an English actor. He is the recipient of six Laurence Olivier Awards, a Tony Award, a Golden Globe Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, a BIF Award, two Saturn Awards, four Drama Desk Awards and two Critics' Choice Awards.

The greatest actor of all time. How the hell is he not even in the top 100 actors of all time. He is better than tome cruise by a mile and he would smash Steven segal into the next millennia. It is a disgrace that he is so low down on this list

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 Dan Aykroyd Dan Aykroyd
172 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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173 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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174 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

175 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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176 Vincent Price Vincent Price Vincent Leonard Price, Jr. was an American actor, well known for his distinctive voice and performances in horror films.

Vincent Price is definitely one of the greatest actors that ever lived. And he was best known for his roles in old horror films and spooky way of talking. He even starred in The Nightmare with Alice Cooper. He deserves WAY higher than this!

This guy was a talent that left this earth too soon, as demonstrated in movies such as Edward Scissorhands and The Great Mouse Detective.

Was great in all of the old Edgar Allen Poe based B-movies

The greatest of them all. This list is a joke... too manyHollywood celebrities.

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177 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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178 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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179 Mads Mikkelsen Mads Mikkelsen

Watch Hannibal and you'll know why I voted him.

Le Chiffre! Hannibal Lecter! Do I have to say anything else?

180 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 may be only famous for Rush Hour, but he's a good comedian! His jokes are laughable and you also wanna imitate his lines. -

He is like the best laugh out loud

Lol I love how he played Smokey in Friday.

He's also famous for The Fifth Element.

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