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The clear breakout talent of a seemingly mindless and silly teenage-centric supernatural show. The ratings for Teen Wolf have jumped up significantly since season 1, and it has been due to a bit more than just a bunch of shirtless guys running in the woods. People that originally criticized the show due to its campiness do find themselves sticking around to watch Dylan's portrayal of his character, Stiles Stilinski. And for someone who barely decided to jump into acting right out of high school with no actual training or desire to act beforehand (he was going to attend Syracuse for film before deciding to defer his acceptance to pursue acting instead; the only thing he had on his resume for his first gig, which was Teen Wolf, was a link to his Youtube channel), Dylan does a superb job in comparison to his fellow peers on the show. With a proper repertoire under his belt, Dylan is bound to go far in this industry.
He's incredible. Not only in the way that he presents the lines, but the way he lives and breathes his characters. Whilst I have noticed many similarities between Stiles and Dylan, the way he acts in The First Time and in The Internship, has proven that not only does he have exceptional talent for acting, but he sits comfortably in his role and becomes the character himself. What I am most excited for, is his role in an upcoming movie The Maze Runner, in which he will be starring in. It's a contrast, to the other's that he's done as he is now the main role and playing a drastically different character from Stiles. I know this as I have read the book, and I can definitely say that I know Dylan won't disappoint. He is an incredible actor that is, without a doubt, going exceptional lengths in his acting career.
While still quite new to the scene, having done three seasons of Teen Wolf, cameos, and four movies, three of which have already aired, he's definitely come off as someone with raw talent, who just becomes better as he goes.
His versatility in the different characters he portrays shows clearly, and he has the capacity to make you laugh, and to make you cry. Though not yet at the level of Jensen Ackles (or Tom Hiddleston), I have no doubt that one day could very well achieve great things in the movie business, and all we have to do is wait and watch him grow.
He has played a hero, a survivor, a void sociopath, a psychotic villain, a loverboy, a comic, a fighter and what not. When you look at the way he plays those characters, you start to feel that it was written just by keeping him in mind. He is the most versatile actor of the present generation.V 51 Comments
It is extremely difficult to make me cry. I say that because Jensen Ackles has achieved it more than once. The amount of emotion and power he can put in a simple facial expression is stunning. He delivers lines with a skill that is mind-blowing, and his interpretations of the characters he's played are always fascinating and unexpected. Hands-down he is one of my favorite actors of all time, and I wish he was in more so I could own an entire library of him like I do Kevin Spacey and Tilda Swinton.
Jensen Ackles is a really amazing, brilliant actor! The fact that he works on a genre T.V. show sadly means very little to none recognition from the media and the well-known awards. This has to change, because Jensen is a rare talent who deserves not only acknowledgement in terms of awards for his outstanding work on Supernatural for almost 9 years, but also the chance to spread his amazing skills on to the big screen!
Jensen Ackles makes you feel what his character is feeling without ever overacting. He emotes. He is also convincing in action scenes and has a presence whenever he's on camera. He can do comedy, tragedy, and everything in between. While, yeah, he's easy on the eyes, it is his skill at nuancing his performance and adding depth to the story without even lines that deserves recognition.
He is the best actor ever! He deserves so much better than he gets. Totally underrated. Due recognition and credit has not been given to this man.V 48 Comments
Robbier Turner from Atonement, Nicholas Garrigan from Last king of Scotland, Charles Xavier from X-Men First class and Action machine Wesley Gibson from Wanted, James Mcavoy showed many different faces through brilliant acting. His values are proved to receive BAFTA rising star award, London Critics awards, nominated Golden Globe best actor. Despite big career, he doesn't want to live as celebrities and prefer to enjoy simple life in London instead of living in Hollywood but He is certainly one of the best talented actors in the world.
He has incredible talent of acting and able to deal with various roles from tumnus of Narnia to the pervert cop of Filth. James Mcavoy deserves to win Oscar!
He is such a talented actor with his amazing varied roles! And he is just so adorable with that little baby face and those gorgeous eyes.
He is a brilliant actor, that can play nearly every role! Whether it be the Robbie Turner or Proffesor X, we all know he'll master that role!V 5 Comments
Have you seen Boardwalk Empire, Fargo, Reservoir Dogs, The Big Lebowski! This guy is an incredible actor and deep down we all know it!
I've seen him in boardwalk empire and my children have seen him in spy kids and he is an amazing actor - ShadowArceus736
He's a great actor but still terribly underrated - Joicerojo
A solid actorV 2 Comments
This guy never ceases to amaze me. He's a great character actor - proof includes Sirius Black, Count Dracula, Commissioner Gordon, Dreyfuss from Planet of the Apes, Dr. Norton from RoboCop...this guy is awesome!
He's a great great actor
What?! He is the actor's actor. And seriously who the hell is this O'brien
He can be a very very mean antagonist.
Absolutely extraordinary actor, with tremendous range and charisma. He is completely natural and has given many show stopping performances. Such performances include but not limited to are rob roy, reservoir dogs, pulp fiction, and broken.
Tim Roth isn't just one of the most underrated actors, but he's also one of the greatests. All his performances are incredibly captivating all while being extremely natural. And all you have to do is watch Pulp Fiction's opening scene to know that. But feel free to watch all his other works as well ;) He really needs to do more movies so he can share his talents with the world.
I have long thought he is one of the best actors of our time. His performances are amazing. I don't understand why he isn't given more kudos!
Yes, Giovanni was best actor in the gift!
Most of the actors are great, but they aren't underrated. JGL was the best actor in Inception (the fight scene in the hallway) and so cute in 500 Days of Summer!
Amazing actors and I really think that he's going to get an oscar in the futureV 2 Comments
I hopped onto this list just to find his name. Honestly one of my favourite actors. His most recognizable work are in "The Terminator" and "Aliens" whom he plays badass soldiers. The perfomance he gives in "The Abyss". Had a smaller role in "The Rock" but still powerful.
One hell of an actor! It pains me to see that he's not even on this list. It just shows how horribly underrated he is. - SirM
By far the most underrated actor, and my favourite actor on this list. But I don't think making Most Underrated Actor a popular opinion list is a good idea
This actor is so underrated but has so much tallent
He is awesome
He fits in every movie
Why isn't this man a household name? I hate having to refer to him as "that guy from Fight Club."
Fight Club, American History X - InsertNameHere
Best of the Best.
I wanted to vote for Sam Rockwell too, but can't : ( most underrated actor of all time. And Paddy Considine. Oh well.
Say Anything, High Fidelity - InsertNameHere
While a dirt bag in his personal life, he exudes an incredible charm on camera
The social network, the squid and the whale, adventureland and NOW YOU SEE ME
Come on, this guy is awesome
An actor you'd wish to see regularly, a couple of flops isn't really his fault, I really do wish that his career gets a boost soon
Got typecast into a roll after Starship Troopers. Actually, a very talented actor.
Great film in art Robert Joy serial killer his name Resurrection. Joy his art intellect killer Gerald Demus. Great intellect and good costume. Super scenerie.
Robert Joy is film speed and intelectual master merder. He loke individual people and red bonnet is kill to big small and apostol people.
Just perfect in every movie since Lord of the rings
Always a great performer no doubts.
And now... Whit the recent job in (Game of Thrones) its getting better and better!...
There Will Be Blood, Little Miss Sunshine, 12 Years a Slave
Good one. I don't remember seeing Whitaker in the Top Tens best actors survey, and he certainly should have been.
Good list. I don't see one overrated actor in this top 20, and usually there are several.
This is so true I totally forgot about him.
D. Bernhard is good fighter to taekwondo, and my love role is Mortal Kombat Conquest (Siro). Dramatic fighter, stale redy, and brave heart. His energy an speed.
Very intense on screen, makes everyone else look 2D
Decent fighting style from Red Bamboo, The Expendables, and the Live-Action Fist of the North Star
He is amazing actor, he makes bad movies good. His emotion and passion he puts in every role is noticeable and it's really amazing to see him preform and do what he loves best
Robert Sheehan is one of the most passionate actors out there. We can see that above all else he loves his craft, often leaving safe roles to go for new chalenges. He has amzing dramatic skills and is one of the few actors that can tell a story with only his eyes. He'll also make you laugh your brains off, he has amazing comedy timing.
This young actor is exciting and deserves a lot more praise and chanllenges.
Plays the punisher from Daredevil, but had many other roles. He was absolutely PHENOMENAL as Shane Walsh from The Walking Dead. - errrr
The Michael Dudikoff his great part to American Ninja. Army member man, name Joe, challenge young lady and in round army his stand is Joe ninja, winning fight of deadly alliance ninja, s and comeback to army world. Ninja Joe (Michael Dudikoff) doing ninjitsu and long time carry ninja black mask.
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