Top Ten Black Actors

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21 Ving Rhames

I think he is one of the greatest actors ever! He can be mean and ruthless so much make you scared to leave your house because you forget it's a movie; he can be the sweetest fatherly type that just brings tears to your eyes! Now here's my other reason he is fine and sexy and can play that role in all the above movies, therefore he should without a doubt be ranked right up there with the best, not way down here he is in my "top 10" maybe people don't get the name with the actor, as it is kinda different!

He's one of the best black actors ever, not sure why he's down here in the list. I hope soon he will be up there with the other good ones.

I think he should move up the rating ladder. He has had roles in many of the movies I've watched.

I love all his movies and acting, very very WOW!

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22 Clarence Williams III

Highly underrated in my opinion. He has been around such a long time, and he should really be up there with all the greats.

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23 Terrence Howard

Definitely belongs on this list. Awesome job in August Rush and a great job in Iron Man. A truly profound actor. - Freak_Show1

He makes you believe in his character. He is intellegent as well as handsome. However his heart is in his acting look at the movie August Rush. What a movie.

I love him and like him a lot! Crazy for him

Most underrated actor

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24 Bill Cosby Bill Cosby William Henry "Bill" Cosby, Jr., is an American stand-up comedian, actor, and author. more.

He's a great actor and trail breaker. He led the way so than many more could follow. He started out as a comedian, so unique and so talented.

This man is one of the best... Should be further up top!


25 Kevin Michael Richardson
26 Chris Tucker Chris Tucker Christopher "Chris" Tucker is an American actor and stand-up comedian. He is known for playing the role of Smokey in Friday and as Detective James Carter in the Rush Hour film series.

Hilarious underrated actor. Should definitely be in more movies. The rush hour series was amazing and friday too they should stuff him in more now before he gets too old!

He's great needs to make more movies

27 Dennis Haysbert
28 Bernie Casey
29 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.

I love his presence on camera and acting. I wish he had not been blacklisted. He should be in more films and honing his craft. I hope to see him higher on the list soon!

30 Louis Gossett, Jr.,

Good actor and handsome man when young.

He should be higher on the list with the greats...

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31 Fred Williamson
32 Michael Jai White
33 Dave Chappelle Dave Chappelle David Khari Webber "Dave" Chappelle is an African American stand-up comedian, screenwriter, producer, and actor.
34 Djimon Hounsou

Djimon Hounsou is probably my favorite black actor but that's just my opinion

35 Eamonn Walker
36 Woody Strode
37 Tyler Perry Tyler Perry

I think he's a great actor. What I like most about Tyler Perry is that he gives life to his characters, whether he's playing Madea or some other character actor that person come across as a real person, a person we can all relate to. He has taken us to another level. We see casts we wouldn't normally see and I'm loving it. Thanks Tyler.

Love this man... Especially love Madea... Needs to be up top!

Now you all know this man is the best. Hands down at what he do and I have seen anyon come close to showcasing a craft like this mam tyler perry

Come on, why is he even on the list?

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38 Jim Brown Jim Brown
39 Michael Jackson Michael Jackson Michael Joseph Jackson was born on August 29, 1958 in Gary, Indiana and passed away on June 25, 2009. Michael Jackson was a singer, songwriter, producer, choreographer, entertainer and humanitarian. He donated (at least) a remarkable 300,000,000 dollars to charity. Michael is also known as The King more.

He's the best Singer of all time and I like hon in the role from men in black

40 Robert Guillaume

See: Lean On Me and the show Sports Night
Also vote for Morgan Freeman and Will Smith

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