Top 10 People Who Were Blacklisted by Hollywood

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The Top Ten

1 Charlie Chaplin Charlie Chaplin Sir Charles Spencer "Charlie" Chaplin, KBE was an English comic actor, filmmaker, and composer who rose to fame in the silent era.

Chaplin risked destroying his career with his politically astute film "The Dictator", a very controversial movie that saw him removed from the starlight for a while. Thankfully, his brilliance in the film was recognized later on, leading to his legacy being one of applause in the end. - Jackamalio

2 Dalton Trumbo Dalton Trumbo
3 Mel Gibson Mel Gibson

The Hollywood blacklist was in the McCarthy era. What may have happened to Gibson is that many big people in Hollywood refused to work with him, whether for personal or commercial reasons or for their own public image. - Martin_Canine

Gotta give him the credit for being courageous enough for stating his opinion. The rabid Jews should leave him alone.

Gibson was blacklisted for making anti-Semitic comments (a big Nono in Hollywood, which is prominently staffed by Jews). His acting career dried up, but he later found widespread acclaim for his directing. - Jackamalio

4 Tippi Hedren Tippi Hedren Nathalie Kay "Tippi" Hedren (born January 19, 1930) is an American actress, animal rights activist and former fashion model.
5 Katherine Heigl Katherine Heigl
6 James Caviezel James Caviezel
7 Lena Horne Lena Horne
8 Isaiah Washington Isaiah Washington Isaiah Washington IV is an American actor. A veteran of several Spike Lee films, Washington is best known for his role as Dr.
9 Lloyd Bridges Lloyd Bridges
10 Mo'Nique Mo'Nique

The Contenders

11 Edward G. Robinson Edward G. Robinson Emanuel Goldenberg, known professionally as Edward G. Robinson, was an American actor, born on December 12, 1893, in Romania. A popular star on stage and screen during Hollywood's Golden Age, he appeared in 40 Broadway plays and more than 100 films during a 50-year career. He is best remembered for ...read more.
12 CeeLo Green CeeLo Green Thomas DeCarlo Callaway, better known by his stage name CeeLo Green, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, actor, and businessman.
13 Natalie Maines
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