Greatest Comedic Actors 1980s

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The Top Ten

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.

He's great. - girlcool

John Candy John Franklin Candy was a Canadian actor and comedian, mainly in American films such as Planes, Trains and Automobiles and Uncle Buck.
Dan Akroyd

Really good actor. - girlcool

Steve Martin Stephen Glenn "Steve" Martin is an American actor, comedian, writer, producer, playwright, author, and musician. Martin came to public notice in the 1960s as a writer for The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour, and later as a frequent guest on The Tonight Show.

Excellent comedic actor. - girlcool

Harold Ramis

RIP. A very underrated writer and actor. - girlcool

Eugene Levy

I've only seen a little bit of his work, but he's really good. - girlcool

He's particularly good on his Netflix sitcom he created with his son, Schitt's Creek. - ParasN2000

Rodney Dangerfield Rodney Dangerfield was an American stand-up comedian, actor, producer and writer, known for the catchphrase, I don't get no respect!, and his monologues on that theme.
Richard Pryor Richard Franklin Lennox Thomas Pryor was an American stand-up comedian, actor, and social critic. Pryor was known for uncompromising examinations of racism and topical contemporary issues, which employed vulgarities and profanity, as well as racial epithets.

He was funny in Superman 3. - girlcool

Randy Quaid Randy Randall Rudy Quaid is an American actor. He has been nominated for a Golden Globe Award, BAFTA Award and an Academy Award for his role in The Last Detail.
Chris Elliott