Top 10 Most Legendary Actors/Actresses

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The people in showbiz who made an everlasting impact on history.

The Top Ten

1 Humphrey Bogart Humphrey Bogart Humphrey DeForest Bogart was an American screen actor whose performances in iconic 1940s films noir such as The Maltese Falcon, Casablanca, and The Big Sleep earned him status as a cultural icon.

High Sierra, The Maltese Falcon, The Big Sleep, Casablanca, Key Largo, To Have and Have Not, The African Queen, The Treasure of Sierra Madre, In a Lonely Place and The Caine Mutiny! How can anyone beat that list of fantastic films?

2 James Stewart James Stewart James Stewart (May 20, 1908 - July 2, 1997) was an American movie star, who is widely considered to be one of the greatest actors of all time. He is best remembered for his roles in Rear Window, It's a Wonderful Life, Vertigo, and Mr. Smith Goes to Washington. Stewart was known for his distinctive drawl ...read more.
3 Raymond Burr Raymond Burr Raymond William Stacy Burr (May 21, 1917 – September 12, 1993) was a Canadian-American actor, primarily known for his title roles in the television dramas Perry Mason and Ironside. He was prominently involved in multiple charitable endeavors, such as working on behalf of the United Service Organizations. ...read more.
4 Marlon Brando Marlon Brando Marlon Brando, Jr. was an American actor, film director, and activist. He is credited with bringing a gripping realism to film acting, and is often cited as one of the greatest and most influential actors of all time.

This guy made a huge impact in cinematography - real ICON & LEGEND!
The Godfather! Need I say more? - Alexandr

5 Grace Kelly Grace Kelly Grace Patricia Kelly (November 12, 1929 – September 14, 1982) was an American actress who retired from Hollywood to become Princess of Monaco after marrying Prince Rainier III in April 1956. She died on September 14, 1982, a day after suffering a stroke while driving her car, which caused a crash. ...read more.
6 Shahrukh Khan Shahrukh Khan

Top of the top actor

Most charishmatic and lovable

7 Katsumi Tezuka
8 Orson Welles Orson Welles George Orson Welles was an American actor, director, writer, and producer who worked in theatre, radio, and film.
9 Clark Gable Clark Gable William Clark Gable (February 1, 1901 – November 16, 1960) was an American film actor, often referred to as "The King of Hollywood" or just simply as "The King". Gable is considered one of the most consistent box-office performers in history, appearing on Quigley Publishing's annual Top Ten Money ...read more.
10 John Wayne John Wayne Marion Mitchell Morrison, known professionally as John Wayne and nicknamed Duke, was an American actor, director, and producer.

The Contenders

11 Katherine Hempburn
12 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.
13 Mohanlal Mohanlal Mohanlal Viswanathan Nair, better known as Mohanlal, is an Indian actor, producer and occasional singer best known for his work in Malayalam films .

What to say, directors even forget to say cut!

Yes... He is simply the best...!

14 Sean Connery Sean Connery Sir Thomas Sean Connery is a retired Scottish actor and producer who has won an Academy Award, two BAFTA Awards and three Golden Globes.
15 Judy Garland Judy Garland Judy Garland, born Frances Ethel Gumm (June 10, 1922 – June 22, 1969) was an American singer, actress, and vaudevillian. The American Film Institute named her 8th greatest female star of classic American cinema. She's also the mother of actress and singer Liza Minnelli.
16 Ingrid Bergman Ingrid Bergman Ingrid Bergman (29 August 1915 – 29 August 1982) was a Swedish actress who starred in a variety of European and American films. She won three Academy Awards, two Emmy Awards, four Golden Globe Awards, a BAFTA Award, and the Tony Award for Best Actress.
17 Audrey Hepburn Audrey Hepburn Audrey Hepburn, born Audrey Kathleen Ruston (4 May 1929 – 20 January 1993) was a British actress and humanitarian. Recognized as a film and fashion icon, Hepburn was active during Hollywood's Golden Age. She was ranked by the American Film Institute as the 3rd greatest female screen legend in American ...read more.

Beautiful, regal and talented! Acting looked differently during her era. So for her time, she was amazing. I feel badly that her personal life wasn't very good.

18 Leonardo DiCaprio Leonardo DiCaprio Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio is an American actor and film producer. DiCaprio began his career by appearing in television commercials in the late 1980s.
19 James Earl Jones James Earl Jones James Earl Jones is an American actor who in a career spanning more than 60 years has become known as "one of America's most distinguished and versatile" actors and "one of the greatest actors in American history." Since his Broadway debut in 1957, Jones has won many awards, including a Tony Award and ...read more.
20 Johnny Depp Johnny Depp John Christopher "Johnny" Depp II is an American actor, producer, and musician. He has won the Golden Globe Award and Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actor. His role in a movie is often rather big. His character is often on the "loopy side" and his character being in a darker state of mind, etc.

The most versatile actors ever!

21 Robert De Niro Robert De Niro
22 Bob Hoskins Bob Hoskins
23 Charlton Heston Charlton Heston

Love him. Has played all kinds of roles. Saw him speak live... Wonderful presence. The best.

24 Marilyn Monroe Marilyn Monroe Marilyn Monroe, born Norma Jeane Mortenson Baker (June 1, 1926 – August 5, 1962) was an American actress, singer and model. Decades after her unexpected death, she has remained one of Hollywood's greatest sex symbols with her eye-catching style, champagne blond hair, and breathless manner of speaking. ...read more.
25 Jodie Foster Jodie Foster Alicia Christian "Jodie" Foster is an American actress, director and producer who has worked in films and on television. She has often been cited as one of the best actresses of her generation.
26 Sigourney Weaver Sigourney Weaver Susan Alexandra "Sigourney" Weaver is an American actress and film producer. Following her film debut as a minor character in Annie Hall, she quickly came to prominence in 1979 with her first lead role as Ellen Ripley in Alien.
27 Jack Nicholson Jack Nicholson John Joseph Nicholson (born April 22, 1937) is an American actor and filmmaker, who has performed for over 60 years. Nicholson is known for playing a wide range of starring or supporting roles, including satirical comedy, romance and dark portrayals of antiheroes and psychopathic characters. In many ...read more.
28 Michelle Pfeiffer Michelle Pfeiffer

One of the best. Classy and real

29 Charlize Theron Charlize Theron
30 Bruce Willis Bruce Willis Walter Bruce Willis, known professionally as Bruce Willis, is an American actor, producer, and singer.
31 Salman Khan Salman Khan Abdul Rashid Salim Salman Khan, credited as Salman Khan, is an Indian film actor, producer, singer and television personality.

The greatest actor we have in India. One of a finest actor of Hindi cinema popular known for his iconic character wheter it as prem, radhe mohan & chulbul panday. Everyone love his niceness charming his iconic style.

32 Daniel Day Lewis Daniel Day Lewis Sir Daniel Michael Blake Day-Lewis is an English actor. He holds both British and Irish citizenship. He has won 3 Academy Awards for Best Actor for My Left Foot, There Will be Blood, and Lincoln.
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