Top 10 Most Talented Actors and Actresses of All Time

Some actors and actress are unforgettable. It doesn't matter when they acted or how many Oscars they were awarded. This isn't only a list based on their popularity because so many actors or actresses become popular but quickly fade away as times goes. This is all about acting skill.

So I've made a list on actors and actress who are or were the most talented.

The Top Ten

1 Jack Nicholson Jack Nicholson John Joseph "Jack" Nicholson is an American actor and filmmaker, having performed for nearly 60 years.

Oscars: 3
Oscar Nominations: 12

Best Performances:

The Shining-10/10
As Good as It Gets-9/10
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest-10/10

Acting Skill

10/10 - zxm

2 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.

His slow paced acting of Godfather made him timeless legend. - zxm

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3 Robert De Niro Robert De Niro

Oscars: 2
Oscar Nominations: 7

Best Performances:

Raging Bull -10/10
The Deer Hunter Level of Difficulty 9/10
Taxi Driver-9/10

Acting Skills
9/10 - zxm

4 Tom Hanks Tom Hanks Thomas Jeffrey "Tom" Hanks is an American actor and filmmaker. He is known for his roles in Splash, Big, Turner & Hooch, Philadelphia, Forrest Gump, Apollo 13, Saving Private Ryan, You've Got Mail, The Green Mile, the Toy Story Franchise, Cast Away, The Da Vinci Code, Captain Phillips, and Saving Mr. more.

Oscars: 2
Oscar Nominations: 5

Best Performances
Forrest Gump-10/10
Saving Private Ryan 8/10
Philadelphia- 9/10

Acting Skill

9/10 - zxm

5 Meryl Streep Meryl Streep Mary Louise "Meryl" Streep is an American actress. Cited in the media as the "best actress of her generation", Streep is particularly known for her versatility in her roles, transformation into the characters she plays, and her accent adaptation.

Many undeseved nominations however. Amy Adams was better than her in " Julie and Julia " and " Doubt ". She was not very good in the " Deer Hunters ". Undeseved oscar for " The Iron Lady ". Talented but also too overrated.

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6 Al Pacino Al Pacino V 1 Comment
7 Katharine Hepburn Katharine Hepburn Katharine Houghton Hepburn was an American actress. Known for her fierce independence and spirited personality, Hepburn was a leading lady in Hollywood for more than 60 years.

The real number one actress of all time.

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8 Anthony Hopkins Anthony Hopkins

Oscars: 1
Oscar Nominations: 4

Best Performances

Nixon Level of Difficulty 9/10
Silence of the Lambs-10/10
The Remains of the Day-9/10

Acting Skill
9/10 - zxm

9 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. V 1 Comment
10 Leonardo DiCaprio Leonardo DiCaprio V 1 Comment

The Contenders

11 Paul Newman Paul Newman Paul Leonard Newman was an American actor, film director, entrepreneur, professional racing driver and team owner, environmentalist, activist and philanthropist.


Greatest Performances:

Cool Hand Luke-9/10
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid-8/10
The Color of Money -9/10

Acting skill
9/10 - zxm

12 Dustin Hoffman Dustin Hoffman Dustin Lee Hoffman is an American actor and director with a career in film, television, and theatre since 1960. He has been known for his versatile portrayals of antiheroes and vulnerable characters.
13 Jim Carrey Jim Carrey James Eugene "Jim" Carrey is a Canadian American actor, comedian, impressionist, screenwriter, and producer. He is well known for comedic roles in films such as Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, The Mask , Dumb and Dumber, Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls, The Cable Guy, Liar Liar, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, more.

He is one of the greatest actors of all time. - torsja29

14 Matt LeBlanc Matt LeBlanc V 1 Comment
15 Adam Sandler Adam Sandler V 1 Comment
16 Jared Leto Jared Leto
17 Robin Williams Robin Williams Robin McLaurin Williams was an American actor and comedian. Starting as a stand-up comedian in San Francisco and Los Angeles in the mid-1970s, he is credited with leading San Francisco's comedy renaissance.

Can be serious,funny, can even sing as shown in Aladdin

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