Top Actors / Actresses

by cinefilikos | created - 29 Apr 2011 | updated - 1 week ago | Public

This list is a combination of the actors and actresses that I consider the greatest, along with the ones whose films I enjoy watching most.

1. Robert De Niro

Actor | Raging Bull

One of the greatest actors of all time, Robert De Niro was born on August 17, 1943 in Manhattan, New York City, to artists Virginia (Admiral) and Robert De Niro Sr. His paternal grandfather was of Italian descent, and his other ancestry is English, Dutch, German, French and Irish. He was trained at...

1. The Godfather: Part II (1974) - 10 2. Taxi Driver (1976) - 10 3. Brazil (1985) - 10 4. Raging Bull (1980) - 9 5. Once Upon a Time in America (1984) - 9 6. The Deer Hunter (1978) - 9 7. Goodfellas (1990) - 9 8. Heat (1995) - 9 9. Mean Streets (1973) - 9 10. Casino (1995) - 9 11. The Untouchables (1987) - 9 12. Silver Linings Playbook (2012) - 8 13. Angel Heart (1987) - 8 14. The King of Comedy (1982) - 8 15. American Hustle (2013) - 8 16. A Bronx Tale (1993) - 8 17. Wag the Dog (1997) - 8 18. Cape Fear (1991) - 8 19. Jackie Brown (1997) - 8 20. Midnight Run (1988) - 7 21. Sleepers (1996) - 7 22. Stardust (2007) - 7 23. Awakenings (1990) - 7 24. The Mission (1986) - 6 25. Backdraft (1991) - 6 26. Ronin (1998) - 6 27. Men of Honor (2000) - 6 28. Meet the Parents (2000) - 6 29. Machete (2010) - 6 30. Cop Land (1997) - 6 31. Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1994) - 6 32. Everybody's Fine (2009) - 6 33. Limitless (2011) - 6 34. Marvin's Room (1996) - 6 35. Mad Dog and Glory (1993) - 6 36. Analyze This (1999) - 6 37. Meet the Fockers (2004) - 6 38. Flawless (1999) - 6 39. Shark Tale (2004) - 6 40. Grudge Match (2013) - 5 41. Righteous Kill (2008) - 5 42. The Intern (2015) - 5 43. City by the Sea (2002) - 5 44. 15 Minutes (2001) - 5 45. We're No Angels (1989) - 5 46. Showtime (2002) - 5 47. Killer Elite (2011) - 5 48. Greetings (1968) - 5 49. Hide and Seek (2005) - 5 50. Mistress (1992) - 5

2. Al Pacino

Actor | Serpico

One of the greatest actors in all of film history, Al Pacino established himself during one of cinema's most vibrant decades, the 1970s, and has become an enduring and iconic figure in the world of American movies.

Alfredo James Pacino was born on April 25, 1940 in Manhattan, New York City, to an ...

1. The Godfather (1972) - 10 2. The Godfather: Part II (1974) - 10 3. Scarface (1983) - 10 4. Heat (1995) - 9 5. Carlito's Way (1993) - 9 6. The Godfather: Part III (1990) - 8 7. Dog Day Afternoon (1975) - 8 8. Serpico (1973) - 8 9. Scent of a Woman (1992) - 8 10. Glengarry Glen Ross (1992) - 8 11. The Insider (1999) - 8 12. Scarecrow (1973) - 8 13. Donnie Brasco (1997) - 7 14. ...And Justice for All. (1979) - 7 15. Insomnia (2002) - 7 16. The Devil's Advocate (1997) - 7 17. Angels in America (TV Mini-Series) (2003) - 6 18. Ocean's Thirteen (2007) - 6 19. You Don't Know Jack (TV Movie) (2010) - 6 20. Dick Tracy (1990) - 6 21. Sea of Love (1989) - 6 22. The Panic in Needle Park (1971) - 6 23. Two for the Money (2005) - 6 24. S1m0ne (2002) - 6 25. People I Know (2002) - 6 26. Chinese Coffee (2000) - 6 27. Righteous Kill (2008) - 5 28. City Hall (1996) - 5

3. Jack Nicholson

Actor | Chinatown

Jack Nicholson, an American actor, producer, director and screenwriter, is a three-time Academy Award winner and twelve-time nominee. Nicholson is also notable for being one of two actors - the other being Michael Caine - who have received Oscar nomination in every decade from the 1960s through the...

1. Chinatown (1974) - 9 2. The Last Detail (1973) - 9 3. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) - 9 4. Easy Rider (1969) - 9 5. The Shining (1980) - 9 6. The Departed (2006) - 9 7. Five Easy Pieces (1970) - 8 8. Batman (1989) - 8 9. About Schmidt (2002) - 8 10. As Good as It Gets (1997) - 7 11. A Few Good Men (1992) - 7 12. The Pledge (2001) - 6 13. The Crossing Guard (1995) - 6 14. I'm Still Here (2010) - 6 15. The Bucket List (2007) - 6 16. Hoffa (1992) - 6 17. Anger Management (2003) - 6 18. Mars Attacks! (1996) - 6 19. Wolf (1994) - 6

4. Dustin Hoffman

Actor | Rain Man

Dustin Lee Hoffman was born in Los Angeles, California, to Lillian (Gold) and Harry Hoffman, who was a furniture salesman and prop supervisor for Columbia Pictures. He was raised in a Jewish family (from Ukraine, Russia-Poland, and Romania). Hoffman graduated from Los Angeles High School in 1955, ...

1. Papillon (1973) - 9 2. Rain Man (1988) - 9 3. Little Big Man (1970) - 8 4. The Graduate (1967) - 8 5. Straw Dogs (1971) - 8 6. All the President's Men (1976) - 8 7. Midnight Cowboy (1969) - 8 8. Wag the Dog (1997) - 8 9. Sleepers (1996) - 7 10. Tootsie (1982) - 7 11. Straight Time (1978) - 7 12. Hook (1991) - 7 13. Lenny (1974) - 7 14. Stranger Than Fiction (2006) - 7 15. Kung Fu Panda (2008) - 7 16. Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011) - 7 17. Finding Neverland (2004) - 7 18. Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004) - 6 19. Chef (2014) - 6 20. Dick Tracy (1990) 6 21. I Heart Huckabees (2004) - 6 22. The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc (1999) - 6 23. Meet the Fockers (2004) - 6 24. Confidence (2003) - 6 25. Mad City (1997) - 6 26. Death of a Salesman (TV Movie) (1985) - 6 27. Sphere (1998) - 5 28. Billy Bathgate (1991) - 5

5. Daniel Day-Lewis

Actor | There Will Be Blood

Born in London, England, Daniel Michael Blake Day-Lewis is the second child of Nicholas Blake, Poet Laureate of the U.K., and his second wife, actress Jill Balcon. His maternal grandfather was Sir Michael Balcon, an important figure in the history of British cinema and head of the famous Ealing ...

1. There Will Be Blood (2007) - 10 2. The Last of the Mohicans (1992) - 9 3. Gandhi (1982) - 9 4. Phantom Thread (2017) - 8 5. In the Name of the Father (1993) - 8 6. Gangs of New York (2002) - 7 7. Lincoln (2012) - 7 8. My Left Foot (1989) - 7 9. The Boxer (1997) - 7

6. Marlon Brando

Actor | Apocalypse Now

Marlon Brando is widely considered the greatest movie actor of all time, rivaled only by the more theatrically oriented Laurence Olivier in terms of esteem. Unlike Olivier, who preferred the stage to the screen, Brando concentrated his talents on movies after bidding the Broadway stage adieu in ...

1. The Godfather (1972) - 10 2. Apocalypse Now (1979) - 10 3. On the Waterfront (1954) - 8 4. A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) - 8 5. Superman (1978) - 7 6. Viva Zapata! (1952) - 7 7. Don Juan DeMarco (1994) - 6 8. The Island of Dr. Moreau (1996) - 4

7. Paul Newman

Actor | The Hustler

Screen legend, superstar, and the man with the most famous blue eyes in movie history, Paul Leonard Newman was born on January 26, 1925, in Cleveland, Ohio, the second son of Theresa (Fetsko) and Arthur Sigmund Newman. Paul's father was Jewish, the son of emigrants from Poland and Hungary; he owned...

1. The Sting (1973) - 9 2. The Hustler (1961) - 8 3. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) - 8 4. Cool Hand Luke (1967) - 8 5. Road to Perdition (2002) - 8 6. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958) - 8 7. The Hudsucker Proxy (1994) - 7 8. Harper (1966) - 7 9. The Color of Money (1986) - 7 10. Somebody Up There Likes Me (1956) - 6 11. Slap Shot (1977) - 6 12. The Towering Inferno (1974) - 6 13. Cars (2006) - 6

8. Joaquin Phoenix

Actor | Walk the Line

Joaquin Phoenix was born Joaquin Rafael Bottom in San Juan, Puerto Rico, to Arlyn (Dunetz) and John Bottom, and is the middle child in a brood of five. His parents, from the continental United States, were then serving as Children of God missionaries. His mother is from a Jewish family in New York,...

1. Gladiator (2000) - 9 2. The Master (2012) - 9 3. Her (2013) - 8 4. Inherent Vice (2014) - 8 5. Signs (2002) - 7 6. Hotel Rwanda (2004) - 7 7. Two Lovers (2008) - 7 8. We Own the Night (2007) - 7 9. Walk the Line (2005) - 7 10. The Village (2004) - 7 11. 8MM (1999) - 7 12. I'm Still Here (2010) - 6 13. The Sisters Brothers (2018) - 6 14. Buffalo Soldiers (2001) - 6 15. You Were Never Really Here (2017) - 6 16. Ladder 49 (2004) - 6 17. Brother Bear (2003) - 6 18. The Yards (2000) - 6 19. Irrational Man (2015) - 5

9. Tom Hanks

Producer | Cast Away

Thomas Jeffrey Hanks was born in Concord, California, to Janet Marylyn (Frager), a hospital worker, and Amos Mefford Hanks, an itinerant cook. His mother's family, originally surnamed "Fraga", was entirely Portuguese, while his father was of mostly English ancestry. Tom grew up in what he has ...

1. Saving Private Ryan (1998) - 10 2. Forrest Gump (1994) - 10 3. Toy Story (1995) - 9 4. The Green Mile (1999) - 9 5. Captain Phillips (2013) - 9 6. Toy Story 3 (2010) - 8 7. Cloud Atlas (2012) - 8 8. Cast Away (2000) - 8 9. Road to Perdition (2002) - 8 10. Toy Story 2 (1999) - 8 11. The Pacific (TV Mini-Series) (2010) - 8 12. Catch Me If You Can (2002) - 8 13. Bridge of Spies (2015) - 7 14. Apollo 13 (1995) - 7 15. Sully (2016) - 7 16. Philadelphia (1993) - 7 17. The Polar Express (2004) - 7 18. Big (1988) - 7 19. The Simpsons Movie (2007) - 7 20. The Terminal (2004) - 7 21. The Post (2017) - 6 22. Angels & Demons (2009) - 6 23. The Da Vinci Code (2006) - 6 24. Inferno (2016) - 6 25. Cars (2006) - 6 26. That Thing You Do! (1996) - 6 27. Bachelor Party (1984) - 6 28. Turner & Hooch (1989) - 6 29. Splash (1984) - 6 30. Saving Mr. Banks (2013) - 6 31. The Ladykillers (2004) - 6 32. Dragnet (1987) - 5 33. Every Time We Say Goodbye (1986) - 5

10. Christian Bale

Actor | The Dark Knight

Christian Charles Philip Bale was born in Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK on January 30, 1974, to English parents Jennifer "Jenny" (James) and David Charles Howard Bale. His mother was a circus performer and his father, who was born in South Africa, was a commercial pilot. The family lived in different ...

1. The Dark Knight (2008) - 10 2. The Dark Knight Rises (2012) - 10 3. The New World (2005) - 9 4. Batman Begins (2005) - 8 5. The Prestige (2006) - 8 6. The Fighter (2010) - 8 7. American Psycho (2000) - 8 8. American Hustle (2013) - 8 9. Empire of the Sun (1987) - 7 10. Howl's Moving Castle (2004) - 7 11. The Big Short (2015) - 7 12. Public Enemies (2009) - 7 13. 3:10 to Yuma (2007) - 7 14. The Machinist (2004) - 7 15. Velvet Goldmine (1998) - 6 16. Hostiles (2017) - 6 17. Equilibrium (2002) - 6 18. Harsh Times (2005) - 6 19. Rescue Dawn (2006) - 6 20. Out of the Furnace (2013) - 6 21. I'm Not There. (2007) - 6 22. Terminator Salvation (2009) - 6 23. Pocahontas (1995) - 6 24. Knight of Cups (2015) - 5 25. Reign of Fire (2002) - 5 26. Shaft (2000) - 5 27. Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014) - 5

11. Leonardo DiCaprio

Actor | Inception

Few actors in the world have had a career quite as diverse as Leonardo DiCaprio's. DiCaprio has gone from relatively humble beginnings, as a supporting cast member of the sitcom Growing Pains (1985) and low budget horror movies, such as Critters 3 (1991), to a major teenage heartthrob in the 1990s,...

1. Inception (2010) - 10 2. The Revenant (2015) - 9 3. Django Unchained (2012) - 9 4. Titanic (1997) - 9 5. The Departed (2006) - 9 6. The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) - 8 7. Shutter Island (2010) - 8 8. What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993) - 8 9. Blood Diamond (2006) - 8 10. The Aviator (2004) - 8 11. Catch Me If You Can (2002) - 8 12. Revolutionary Road (2008) - 8 13. Gangs of New York (2002) - 7 14. The Beach (2000) - 7 15. The Great Gatsby (2013) - 7 16. The Basketball Diaries (1995) - 6 17. Romeo + Juliet (1996) - 6 18. J. Edgar (2011) - 6 19. The Quick and the Dead (1995) - 6 20. Marvin's Room (1996) - 6

12. Matthew McConaughey

Actor | Dallas Buyers Club

American actor and producer Matthew David McConaughey was born in Uvalde, Texas. His mother, Mary Kathleen (McCabe), is a substitute school teacher originally from New Jersey. His father, James Donald McConaughey, was a Mississippi-born gas station owner who ran an oil pipe supply business. He is ...

1. Interstellar (2014) - 10 2. Dazed and Confused (1993) - 10 3. The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) - 8 4. Mud (2012) - 8 5. Contact (1997) - 7 6. Tropic Thunder (2008) - 7 7. Dallas Buyers Club (2013) - 7 8. Amistad (1997) - 7 9. A Time to Kill (1996) - 7 10. Killer Joe (2011) - 6 11. The Lincoln Lawyer (2011) - 6 12. How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003) - 6 13. Two for the Money (2005) - 6 14. Reign of Fire (2002) - 5 15. The Newton Boys (1998) - 5 16. The Dark Tower (2017) - 5 17. The Wedding Planner (2001) - 4

+ True Detective (TV Series, season 1) (2014) - 9

13. Tom Cruise

Actor | Top Gun

In 1976, if you had told fourteen year-old Franciscan seminary student Thomas Cruise Mapother IV that one day in the not too distant future he would be Tom Cruise, one of the top 100 movie stars of all time, he would have probably grinned and told you that his ambition was to join the priesthood. ...

1. Magnolia (1999) - 10 2. Eyes Wide Shut (1999) - 9 3. Rain Man (1988) - 9 4. Edge of Tomorrow (2014) - 8 5. Minority Report (2002) - 8 6. Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018) - 8 7. Born on the Fourth of July (1989) - 8 8. Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011) - 7 9. Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation (2015) - 7 10. Mission: Impossible III (2006) - 7 11. Tropic Thunder (2008) - 7 12. Collateral (2004) - 7 13. Risky Business (1983) - 7 14. Mission: Impossible (1996) - 7 15. Vanilla Sky (2001) - 7 16. Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994) - 7 17. Jerry Maguire (1996) - 7 18. A Few Good Men (1992) - 7 19. War of the Worlds (2005) - 7 20. Oblivion (2013) - 7 21. The Color of Money (1986) - 7 22. Legend (1985) - 7 23. Valkyrie (2008) - 7 24. The Last Samurai (2003) - 7 25. Mission: Impossible II (2000) - 6 26. Top Gun (1986) - 6 27. The Firm (1993) - 6 28. The Outsiders (1983) - 6 29. Jack Reacher (2012) - 6 30. Knight and Day (2010) - 6 31. The Mummy (2017) - 5

14. Brad Pitt

Actor | Twelve Monkeys

An actor and producer known as much for his versatility as he is for his handsome face, Golden Globe-winner Brad Pitt's most widely recognized role may be Tyler Durden in Fight Club (1999). However, his portrayals of Billy Beane in Moneyball (2011), and Rusty Ryan in the remake of Ocean's Eleven (...

1. Inglourious Basterds (2009) - 10 2. Fight Club (1999) - 10 3. The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007) - 10 4. The Tree of Life (2011) - 9 5. Se7en (1995) - 9 6. Snatch. (2000) - 9 7. Twelve Monkeys (1995) - 9 8. 12 Years a Slave (2013) - 8 9. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008) - 8 10. Killing Them Softly (2012) - 8 11. True Romance (1993) - 8 12. Ocean's Eleven (2001) - 8 13. Being John Malkovich (1999) - 8 14. Fury (2014) - 7 15. Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994) - 7 16. Sleepers (1996) - 7 17. Troy (2004) - 7 18. Babel (2006) - 7 19. Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002) - 7 20. Moneyball (2011) - 7 21. Allied (2016) - 6 22. Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas (2003) - 6 23. Legends of the Fall (1994) - 6 24. Ocean's Thirteen (2007) - 6 25. World War Z (2013) - 6 26. Ocean's Twelve (2004) - 6 27. Burn After Reading (2008) - 6 28. Spy Game (2001) - 6 29. Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005) - 6 30. Megamind (2010) - 6

15. Denzel Washington

Actor | Fences

Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr. was born on December 28, 1954 in Mount Vernon, New York. He is the middle of three children of a beautician mother, Lennis, from Georgia, and a Pentecostal minister father, Denzel Washington, Sr., from Virginia. After graduating from high school, Denzel enrolled at ...

1. The Hurricane (1999) - 8 2. American Gangster (2007) - 8 3. Training Day (2001) - 7 4. Glory (1989) - 7 5. Malcolm X (1992) - 7 6. Philadelphia (1993) - 7 7. The Manchurian Candidate (2004) - 7 8. Remember the Titans (2000) - 7 9. Unstoppable (2010) - 7 10. Deja Vu (2006) - 7 11. Flight (2012) - 7 12. Man on Fire (2004) - 7 13. Inside Man (2006) - 7 14. Crimson Tide (1995) - 7 15. The Book of Eli (2010) - 6 16. Courage Under Fire (1996) - 6 17. John Q (2002) - 6 18. The Equalizer (2014) - 6 19. He Got Game (1998) - 6 20. Fences (2016) - 6 21. The Magnificent Seven (2016) - 6 22. Fallen (1998) - 6 23. Safe House (2012) - 6 24. The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 (2009) - 6 25. Out of Time (2003) - 6 26. The Siege (1998) - 5 27. 2 Guns (2013) - 5

16. Jim Carrey

Actor | Bruce Almighty

Jim Carrey, Canadian-born and a U.S. citizen since 2004, is an actor and producer famous for his rubbery body movements and flexible facial expressions. The two-time Golden Globe-winner rose to fame as a cast member of the Fox sketch comedy In Living Color (1990) but leading roles in Ace Ventura: ...

1. The Truman Show (1998) - 10 2. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004) - 9 3. Dumb & Dumber (1994) - 7 4. The Mask (1994) - 7 5. Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994) - 7 6. Man on the Moon (1999) - 7 7. Kick-Ass 2 (2013) - 6 8. Bruce Almighty (2003) - 6 9. Yes Man (2008) - 6 10. Dumb and Dumber To (2014) - 6 11. Liar Liar (1997) - 6 12. Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004) - 6 13. A Christmas Carol (2009) - 6 14. Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995) - 6 15. Fun with Dick and Jane (2005) - 6 16. Me, Myself & Irene (2000) - 6 17. Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013) - 6 18. I Love You Phillip Morris (2009) - 6 19. How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000) - 6 20. Horton Hears a Who! (2008) - 6 21. The Cable Guy (1996) - 5 22. The Number 23 (2007) - 5 23. Batman Forever (1995) - 5 24. Mr. Popper's Penguins (2011) - 5

+ Pecan Pie (2003) (short) - 5 + Kids (2014) (short) - 5 + Drunk History Christmas (2011) (short) - 3

17. James Stewart

Actor | Vertigo

James Maitland Stewart was born on May 20, 1908 in Indiana, Pennsylvania, to Elizabeth Ruth (Johnson) and Alexander Maitland Stewart, who owned a hardware store. He was of Scottish, Ulster-Scots, and some English, descent. Stewart was educated at a local prep school, Mercersburg Academy, where he ...

1. It's a Wonderful Life (1946) - 10 2. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962) - 8 3. Rear Window (1954) - 8 4. Rope (1948) - 8 5. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939) - 8 6. Vertigo (1958) - 8

18. Clint Eastwood

Actor | Million Dollar Baby

Clint Eastwood was born May 31, 1930 in San Francisco, the son of Clinton Eastwood Sr., a manufacturing executive for Georgia-Pacific Corporation, and Ruth Wood, a housewife turned IBM operator. He had a comfortable, middle-class upbringing in nearby Piedmont. At school Clint took interest in music...

1. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966) - 10 2. For a Few Dollars More (1965) - 9 3. Unforgiven (1992) - 9 4. A Fistful of Dollars (1964) - 9 5. The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976) - 8 6. Dirty Harry (1971) - 8 7. Million Dollar Baby (2004) - 8 8. A Perfect World (1993) - 7 9. Gran Torino (2008) - 7 10. Escape from Alcatraz (1979) - 7 11. High Plains Drifter (1973) - 7 12. In the Line of Fire (1993) - 7 13. Pale Rider (1985) - 6 14. Space Cowboys (2000) - 6 15. Casper (1995) - 6

19. Jessica Chastain

Actress | Zero Dark Thirty

Jessica Michelle Chastain was born in Sacramento, California, and was raised in a middle-class household in a northern California suburb. Her mother, Jerri Chastain, is a vegan chef whose family is originally from Kansas, and her stepfather is a fireman. She discovered dance at the age of nine and ...

1. Interstellar (2014) - 10 2. The Tree of Life (2011) - 9 3. Take Shelter (2011) - 8 4. Zero Dark Thirty (2012) - 8 5. A Most Violent Year (2014) - 8 6. The Martian (2015) - 7 7. The Help (2011) - 7 8. Molly's Game (2017) - 6 9. Lawless (2012) - 6 10. Crimson Peak (2015) - 6 11. Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012) - 6

20. Humphrey Bogart

Actor | Casablanca

Humphrey DeForest Bogart was born in New York City, New York, to Maud Humphrey, a famed magazine illustrator and suffragette, and Belmont DeForest Bogart, a moderately wealthy surgeon (who was secretly addicted to opium). Bogart was educated at Trinity School, NYC, and was sent to Phillips Academy ...

1. Casablanca (1942) - 9 2. The Maltese Falcon (1941) - 8 3. In a Lonely Place (1950) - 8

21. Jake Gyllenhaal

Actor | Nightcrawler

Jacob Benjamin Gyllenhaal was born in Los Angeles, California, to producer/screenwriter Naomi Foner (née Achs) and director Stephen Gyllenhaal. He is the brother of actress Maggie Gyllenhaal, who played his sister in Donnie Darko (2001). His godmother is actress Jamie Lee Curtis. His mother is from...

1. Prisoners (2013) - 8 2. Brokeback Mountain (2005) - 8 3. Jarhead (2005) - 8 4. Zodiac (2007) - 7 5. Nightcrawler (2014) - 7 6. Donnie Darko (2001) - 7 7. Source Code (2011) - 7 8. Enemy (2013) - 7 9. Nocturnal Animals (2016) - 7 10. Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010) - 7 11. Brothers (2009) - 7 12. Southpaw (2015) - 6 13. End of Watch (2012) - 6 14. The Sisters Brothers (2018) - 6 15. Everest (2015) - 6 16. The Day After Tomorrow (2004) - 6

+ The Shoes: Time to Dance (2012) (Video short) - 6

22. Edward Norton

Actor | American History X

American actor, filmmaker and activist Edward Harrison Norton was born on August 18, 1969, in Boston, Massachusetts, and was raised in Columbia, Maryland.

His mother, Lydia Robinson "Robin" (Rouse), was a foundation executive and teacher of English, and a daughter of famed real estate developer ...

1. Fight Club (1999) - 10 2. American History X (1998) - 10 3. Moonrise Kingdom (2012) - 9 4. 25th Hour (2002) - 9 5. Birdman: Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014) - 9 6. The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) - 8 7. Primal Fear (1996) - 8 8. The Illusionist (2006) - 7 9. Red Dragon (2002) - 7 10. Kingdom of Heaven (2005) - 7 11. The Incredible Hulk (2008) - 7 12. The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996) - 7 13. Rounders (1998) - 6 14. The Dictator (2012) - 6 15. The Italian Job (2003) - 6 16. Frida (2002) - 6 17. The Bourne Legacy (2012) - 6 18. After the Sunset (2004) - 6

23. Arnold Schwarzenegger

Actor | Predator

With an almost unpronounceable surname and a thick Austrian accent, who would have ever believed that a brash, quick talking bodybuilder from a small European village would become one of Hollywood's biggest stars, marry into the prestigious Kennedy family, amass a fortune via shrewd investments and...

1. Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991) - 9 2. The Terminator (1984) - 8 3. Total Recall (1990) - 8 4. Predator (1987) - 8 5. Conan the Barbarian (1982) - 7 6. True Lies (1994) - 7 7. Last Action Hero (1993) - 7 8. The Expendables 2 (2012) - 7 9. Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003) - 6 10. The Expendables (2010) - 6 11. Escape Plan (2013) - 6 12. Commando (1985) - 6 13. Kindergarten Cop (1990) - 6 14. The Last Stand (2013) - 6 15. Jingle All the Way (1996) - 6 16. Terminator Genisys (2015) - 6 17. Eraser (1996) - 6 18. The Rundown (2003) - 6 19. The Running Man (1987) - 5 20. Around the World in 80 Days (2004) - 5 21. End of Days (1999) - 5 22. Conan the Destroyer (1984) - 5 23. Red Heat (1988) - 5 24. Twins (1988) - 5 25. The Expendables 3 (2014) - 5 26. Collateral Damage (2002) - 5 27. Junior (1994) - 4 28. Sabotage (2014) - 4 29. Red Sonja (1985) - 4 30. Batman & Robin (1997) - 4

+ T2 3-D: Battle Across Time (1996) (Short) - 6

24. Kevin Costner

Actor | The Postman

Kevin Michael Costner was born on January 18, 1955 in Lynwood, California, the third child of Bill Costner, a ditch digger and ultimately an electric line servicer for Southern California Edison, and Sharon Costner (née Tedrick), a welfare worker. His older brother, Dan, was born in 1950. A middle ...

1. JFK (1991) - 9 2. The Untouchables (1987) - 9 3. Dances with Wolves (1990) - 8 4. The Big Chill (1983) - 8 5. Man of Steel (2013) - 7 6. Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991) - 7 7. Silverado (1985) - 7 8. Open Range (2003) - 7 9. A Perfect World (1993) - 7 10. Hatfields & McCoys (2012) (TV Mini-Series) - 7 11. The Company Men (2010) - 6 12. Waterworld (1995) - 6 13. Wyatt Earp (1994) - 6 14. Bull Durham (1988) - 6

25. Sylvester Stallone

Actor | Rocky

This athletically built, dark-haired American actor/screenwriter/director may never be mentioned by old-school film critics in the same breath as, say, Richard Burton or Alec Guinness; however, movie fans worldwide have been flocking to see Stallone's films for over 30 years, making "Sly" one of ...

1. Creed (2015) - 9 2. Rocky (1976) - 8 3. First Blood (1982) - 8 4. Rocky Balboa (2006) - 7 5. Rocky II (1979) - 7 6. Victory (1981) - 7 7. Antz (1998) - 7 8. The Expendables 2 (2012) - 7 9. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) - 6 10. Nighthawks (1981) - 6 11. Rambo (2008) - 6 12. Rocky III (1982) - 6 13. The Expendables (2010) - 6 14. Escape Plan (2013) - 6 15. Cop Land (1997) - 6 16. Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985) - 6 17. Rambo III (1988) - 6 18. Cliffhanger (1993) - 6 19. Demolition Man (1993) - 6 20. Daylight (1996) - 6 21. Tango & Cash (1989) - 6 22. Rocky IV (1985) - 5 23. Lock Up (1989) - 5 24. Assassins (1995) - 5 25. Grudge Match (2013) - 5 26. Shade (2003) - 5 27. Death Race 2000 (1975) - 5 28. Judge Dredd (1995) - 5 29. Cobra (1986) - 5 30. The Expendables 3 (2014) - 5 31. Taxi 3 (2003) - 4 32. The Specialist (1994) - 4 33. Rocky V (1990) - 4

26. Michael Fassbender

Actor | Shame

Michael Fassbender was born in Heidelberg, Germany, to a German father, Josef, and an Irish mother, Adele (originally from Larne, County Antrim, in Northern Ireland). Michael was raised in the town of Killarney, Co. Kerry, in south-west Ireland, where his family moved to when he was two years old. ...

1. Inglourious Basterds (2009) - 10 2. 300 (2006) - 9 3. Steve Jobs (2015) - 9 4. 12 Years a Slave (2013) - 8 5. X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014) - 8 6. X-Men: First Class (2011) - 8 7. Hunger (2008) - 8 8. Shame (2011) - 8 9. Prometheus (2012) - 7 10. Macbeth (2015) - 7 11. Frank (2014) - 6 12. Slow West (2015) - 6 13. Eden Lake (2008) - 6 14. Alien: Covenant (2017) - 6

27. Johnny Depp

Actor | Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

Johnny Depp is perhaps one of the most versatile actors of his day and age in Hollywood.

He was born John Christopher Depp II in Owensboro, Kentucky, on June 9, 1963, to Betty Sue (Wells), who worked as a waitress, and John Christopher Depp, a civil engineer.

Depp was raised in Florida. He dropped ...

1. Dead Man (1995) - 9 2. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998) - 9 3. Platoon (1986) - 9 4. Edward Scissorhands (1990) - 9 5. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003) - 8 6. Ed Wood (1994) - 8 7. What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993) - 8 8. Rango (2011) - 7 9. Sleepy Hollow (1999) - 7 10. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006) - 7 11. Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007) - 7 12. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005) - 7 13. The Ninth Gate (1999) - 7 14. Finding Neverland (2004) - 7 15. Public Enemies (2009) - 7 16. Black Mass (2015) - 7 17. Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011) - 6 18. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017) - 6 19. Alice in Wonderland (2010) - 6 20. The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009) - 6 21. Corpse Bride (2005) - 6 22. Blow (2001) - 6 23. The Lone Ranger (2013) - 6 24. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016) - 6 25. Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007) - 6 26. 21 Jump Street (2012) - 6 27. Chocolat (2000) - 6 28. Don Juan DeMarco (1994) - 6 29. Arizona Dream (1992) - 6 30. From Hell (2001) - 6 31. The Rum Diary (2011) - 6 32. Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003) - 6 33. Transcendence (2014) - 5 34. Dark Shadows (2012) - 4 35. Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016) - 3

28. Bill Murray

Actor | Lost in Translation

Bill Murray is an American actor, comedian, and writer. The fifth of nine children, he was born William James Murray in Wilmette, Illinois, to Lucille (Collins), a mailroom clerk, and Edward Joseph Murray II, who sold lumber. He is of Irish descent. Among his siblings are actors Brian Doyle-Murray, ...

1. Moonrise Kingdom (2012) - 9 2. Ed Wood (1994) - 8 3. The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) - 8 4. Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009) - 8 5. Groundhog Day (1993) - 8 6. Ghostbusters (1984) - 8 7. Rushmore (1998) - 8 8. The Darjeeling Limited (2007) - 8 9. The Royal Tenenbaums (2001) - 8 10. The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004) - 8 11. Lost in Translation (2003) - 8 12. Broken Flowers (2005) - 7 13. Ghostbusters II (1989) - 7 14. Scrooged (1988) - 6 15. Dumb and Dumber To (2014) - 6 16. Space Jam (1996) - 6 17. What About Bob? (1991) - 6 18. Caddyshack (1980) - 6 19. Zombieland (2009) - 6 20. Charlie's Angels (2000) - 6 21. Get Smart (2008) - 6 22. Osmosis Jones (2001) - 6 23. Cradle Will Rock (1999) - 6 24. Get Low (2009) - 6 25. Mad Dog and Glory (1993) - 6 26. A Very Murray Christmas (2015) - 5 27. The Monuments Men (2014) - 5

29. Tom Hardy

Actor | Inception

With his breakthrough performance as Eames in Christopher Nolan's sci-fi thriller Inception (2010), English actor Tom Hardy has been brought to the attention of mainstream audiences worldwide. However, the versatile actor has been steadily working on both stage and screen since his television debut...

1. Inception (2010) - 10 2. Dunkirk (2017) - 10 3. The Dark Knight Rises (2012) - 10 4. The Revenant (2015) - 9 5. Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) - 9 6. Warrior (2011) - 8 7. Layer Cake (2004) - 8 8. Black Hawk Down (2001) - 7 9. RocknRolla (2008) - 7 10. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011) - 7 11. Lawless (2012) - 6 12. Legend (2015) - 6 13. The Drop (2014) - 6 14. Bronson (2008) - 6 15. Locke (2013) - 6 16. Venom (2018) - 5

+ Peaky Blinders (TV Series) (2013- ) - 9

30. Meryl Streep

Actress | Out of Africa

Considered by many critics to be the greatest living actress, Meryl Streep has been nominated for the Academy Award an astonishing 21 times, and has won it three times. Meryl was born Mary Louise Streep in 1949 in Summit, New Jersey, to Mary Wolf (Wilkinson), a commercial artist, and Harry William ...

1. The Deer Hunter (1978) - 9 2. Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009) - 8 3. Manhattan (1979) - 8 4. Doubt (2008) - 8 5. Adaptation. (2002) - 7 6. A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001) - 7 7. The Manchurian Candidate (2004) - 7 8. The Post (2017) - 6 9. August: Osage County (2013) - 6 10. The Hours (2002) - 6 11. Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004) - 6 12. The River Wild (1994) - 6 13. Death Becomes Her (1992) - 6 14. Mamma Mia! (2008) - 6 15. The Ant Bully (2006) - 6 16. The Devil Wears Prada (2006) - 6 17. Marvin's Room (1996) - 6 18. Julie & Julia (2009) - 6 19. Suffragette (2015) - 5 20. The Homesman (2014) - 5 21. It's Complicated (2009) - 5

31. Charles Chaplin

Writer | The Great Dictator

Considered to be one of the most pivotal stars of the early days of Hollywood, Charlie Chaplin lived an interesting life both in his films and behind the camera. He is most recognized as an icon of the silent film era, often associated with his popular character, the Little Tramp; the man with the ...

1. City Lights (1931) - 9 2. The Great Dictator (1940) - 9 3. Modern Times (1936) - 8 4. The Circus (1928) - 8 5. The Kid (1921) - 7 6. The Gold Rush (1925) - 7

+ A Dog's Life (short) (1918) - 7 + The Immigrant (short) (1917) - 6

32. Michael Shannon

Actor | The Shape of Water

Michael Corbett Shannon was born and raised in Lexington, Kentucky, the son of Geraldine Hine, a lawyer, and Donald Sutherlin Shannon, an accounting professor at DePaul University. His grandfather was entomologist Raymond Corbett Shannon.

Shannon began his professional stage career in Chicago. His ...

1. Groundhog Day (1993) - 8 2. Take Shelter (2011) - 8 3. Mud (2012) - 8 4. Revolutionary Road (2008) - 8 5. Man of Steel (2013) - 7 6. Vanilla Sky (2001) - 7 7. The Shape of Water (2017) - 7 8. Midnight Special (2016) - 7 9. Nocturnal Animals (2016) - 7 10. Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans (2009) - 7 11. 8 Mile (2002) - 7 12. The Woodsman (2004) - 7 13. 99 Homes (2014) - 7 14. The Night Before (2015) - 6 15. Loving (2016) - 6 16. The Iceman (2012) - 6 17. Pearl Harbor (2001) - 6 18. World Trade Center (2006) - 6 19. Premium Rush (2012) - 6 20. The Runaways (2010) - 6

33. Oscar Isaac

Actor | Ex Machina

Oscar Isaac was born Óscar Isaac Hernández Estrada in Guatemala, to a Guatemalan mother, María Eugenia, and a Cuban father, Oscar Gonzalo Hernández-Cano, a pulmonologist. Oscar was raised in Miami, Florida. Before he became an actor, he played lead guitar and sang vocals in his band the Blinking ...

1. Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) - 8 2. Drive (2011) - 8 3. Inside Llewyn Davis (2013) - 8 4. A Most Violent Year (2014) - 8 5. X-Men: Apocalypse (2016) 6. Ex Machina (2015) - 7 7. Che: Part One (2008) - 7 8. Robin Hood (2010) - 6 9. The Bourne Legacy (2012) - 6 10. The Two Faces of January (2014) - 6 11. Sucker Punch (2011) - 5 12. The Nativity Story (2006) - 5

34. Cate Blanchett

Actress | Carol

Cate Blanchett was born on May 14, 1969 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, to June (Gamble), an Australian teacher and property developer, and Robert DeWitt Blanchett, Jr., an American advertising executive, originally from Texas. She has an older brother and a younger sister. When she was ten ...

1. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) - 10 2. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002) - 10 3. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) - 10 4. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012) - 9 5. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013) - 8 6. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008) - 8 7. The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004) - 8 8. The Aviator (2004) - 8 9. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014) - 7 10. Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008) - 7 11. Babel (2006) - 7 12. Blue Jasmine (2013) - 7 13. Carol (2015) - 7 14. How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014) - 7 15. Ponyo (2008) - 6 16. Robin Hood (2010) - 6 17. I'm Not There. (2007) - 6 18. Hot Fuzz (2007) - 6 19. Hanna (2011) - 6 20. The Gift (2000) - 6 21. Knight of Cups (2015) - 5 22. The Monuments Men (2014) - 5

35. Harrison Ford

Actor | Raiders of the Lost Ark

Harrison Ford was born on July 13, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois, to Dorothy (Nidelman), a radio actress, and Christopher Ford (born John William Ford), an actor turned advertising executive. His father was of Irish and German ancestry, while his maternal grandparents were Jewish immigrants from Minsk,...

1. Apocalypse Now (1979) - 10 2. Blade Runner (1982) - 9 3. Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) - 9 4. Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) - 9 5. Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) - 9 6. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) - 9 7. Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) - 8 8. Blade Runner (2017) - 8 9. The Conversation (1974) - 8 10. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984) - 8 11. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) - 8 12. The Fugitive (1993) - 8 13. American Graffiti (1973) - 8 14. Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008) - 7 15. Ender's Game (2013) - 6 16. Air Force One (1997) - 6 17. Working Girl (1988) - 6 18. Cowboys & Aliens (2011) - 6 19. Six Days Seven Nights (1998) - 5 20. The Expendables 3 (2014) - 5

36. Sean Connery

Actor | The Rock

The tall, handsome and muscular Scottish actor Sean Connery is best known for being the original actor to portray the character of James Bond in the hugely successful movie franchise, starring in seven films between 1962 and 1983. Some believed that such a career-defining role might leave him ...

1. The Untouchables (1987) - 9 2. The Name of the Rose (1986) - 8 3. Murder on the Orient Express (1974) - 8 4. The Hill (1965) - 8 5. The Rock (1996) - 8 6. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) - 8 7. Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991) - 7 8. Time Bandits (1981) - 7 9. From Russia with Love (1963) - 7 10. Goldfinger (1964) - 7 11. Highlander (1986) - 7 12. Dr. No (1962) - 7 13. DragonHeart (1996) - 7 14. The Man Who Would Be King (1975) - 7 15. Finding Forrester (2000) - 7 16. Entrapment (1999) - 6 17. The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003) - 5 18. First Knight (1995) - 5 19. The Avengers (1998) - 3

37. Mel Gibson

Actor | Braveheart

Mel Columcille Gerard Gibson was born January 3, 1956 in Peekskill, New York, USA, as the sixth of eleven children of Hutton Gibson, a railroad brakeman, and Anne Patricia (Reilly) Gibson (who died in December of 1990). His mother was Irish, from County Longford, while his American-born father is ...

1. Braveheart (1995) - 10 2. Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981) - 8 3. The Patriot (2000) - 8 4. Signs (2002) - 7 5. Mad Max (1979) - 7 6. Chicken Run (2000) - 7 7. Hamlet (1990) - 7 8. Lethal Weapon (1987) - 7 9. Maverick (1994) - 6 10. Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985) - 6 11. We Were Soldiers (2002) - 6 12. Lethal Weapon 4 (1998) - 6 13. Lethal Weapon 2 (1989) - 6 14. Payback (1999) - 6 15. Ransom (1996) - 6 16. Conspiracy Theory (1997) - 6 17. Lethal Weapon 3 (1992) - 6 18. Pocahontas (1995) - 6 19. Casper (1995) - 6 20. What Women Want (2000) - 6 21. Edge of Darkness (2010) - 6 22. Blood Father (2016) - 5 23. Machete Kills (2013) - 5 24. Get the Gringo (2012) - 5 25. The Expendables 3 (2014) - 5

38. Jeff Bridges

Actor | The Big Lebowski

Jeffrey Leon Bridges was born on December 4, 1949 in Los Angeles, California, the son of well-known film and TV star Lloyd Bridges and his long-time wife Dorothy Dean Bridges (née Simpson). He grew up amid the happening Hollywood scene with big brother Beau Bridges. Both boys popped up, without ...

1. The Big Lebowski (1998) - 9 2. TRON: Legacy (2010) - 8 3. True Grit (2010) - 7 4. Arlington Road (1999) - 7 5. Hell or High Water (2016) - 7 6. Iron Man (2008) - 7 7. Bad Times at the El Royale (2018) - 7 8. TRON (1982) - 7 9. Crazy Heart (2009) - 7 10. The Fisher King (1991) - 7 11. Seabiscuit (2003) - 7 12. Surf's Up (2007) - 6 13. Seventh Son (2014) - 5

39. Vangelis Mourikis

Actor | O vasilias

Vangelis Mourikis is an actor and writer, known for O vasilias (2002), To mikro psari (2014) and Agrypnia (2005).

1. Truants (1996) - 8 2. The King (2002) - 7 3. The Wake (2005) - 6 4. Attenberg (2010) - 6 5. Norway (2014) - 5 6. Soul Kicking (2006) - 4

40. Kirk Douglas

Actor | Spartacus

Cleft-chinned, steely-eyed and virile star of international cinema who rose from being "the ragman's son" (the name of his best-selling 1988 autobiography) to become a bona fide superstar, Kirk Douglas, also known as Issur Danielovitch Demsky, was born on December 9, 1916 in Amsterdam, New York. ...

1. Spartacus (1960) - 9 2. Paths of Glory (1957) - 9 3. Ace in the Hole (1951) - 8 4. Lonely Are the Brave (1962) - 7 5. Lust for Life (1956) - 7

41. Steve McQueen

Actor | The Great Escape

He was the ultra-cool male film star of the 1960s, and rose from a troubled youth spent in reform schools to being the world's most popular actor. Over 25 years after his untimely death from mesothelioma in 1980, Steve McQueen is still considered hip and cool, and he endures as an icon of popular ...

1. Papillon (1973) - 9 2. The Magnificent Seven (1960) - 8 3. The Great Escape (1963) - 8 4. Bullitt (1968) - 8 5. The Cincinnati Kid (1965) - 7 6. The Towering Inferno (1974) - 6

42. Bruce Willis

Actor | Die Hard

Actor and musician Bruce Willis is well known for playing wisecracking or hard-edged characters, often in spectacular action films. Collectively, he has appeared in films that have grossed in excess of $2.5 billion USD, placing him in the top ten stars in terms of box office receipts.

Walter Bruce ...

1. Pulp Fiction (1994) - 10 2. Sin City (2005) - 9 3. Unbreakable (2000) - 9 4. Moonrise Kingdom (2012) - 9 5. Die Hard (1988) - 9 6. Twelve Monkeys (1995) - 8 7. Planet Terror (2007) - 8 8. The Sixth Sense (1999) - 8 9. Die Hard: With a Vengeance (1995) - 8 10. Split (2016) - 8 11. Die Hard 2 (1990) - 7 12. Looper (2012) - 7 13. Armageddon (1998) - 7 14. The Fifth Element (1997) - 7 15. Live Free or Die Hard (2007) - 7 16. Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014) - 7 17. The Expendables 2 (2012) - 7 18. The Last Boy Scout (1991) - 7 19. Lucky Number Slevin (2006) - 7 20. Ocean's Twelve (2004) - 7 21. I'm Still Here (2010) - 6 22. The Expendables (2010) - 6 23. 16 Blocks (2006) - 6 24. Four Rooms (1995) - 6 25. Beavis and Butt-Head Do America (1996) - 6 26. Look Who's Talking (1989) - 6 27. Surrogates (2009) - 6 28. Death Becomes Her (1992) - 6 29. Over the Hedge (2006) - 6 30. The Siege (1998) - 5 31. Loaded Weapon 1 (1993) - 5 32. G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013) - 5 33. Hudson Hawk (1991) - 5 34. Cop Out (2010) - 5 35. Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003) - 5 36. Look Who's Talking Too (1990) - 5 37. Billy Bathgate (1991) - 5 38. A Good Day to Die Hard (2013) - 4

43. Kurt Russell

Actor | The Hateful Eight

Kurt Russell was born Kurt Vogel Russell in Springfield, Massachusetts, to Louise Julia (Crone), a dancer, and actor Bing Russell (Neil Oliver Russell). He is of English, German, Scottish and Irish descent. His first roles were as a child on television series, including a lead role on the Western ...

1. The Hateful Eight (2015) - 9 2. The Thing (1982) - 8 3. Death Proof (2007) - 8 4. Big Trouble in Little China (1986) - 8 5. Vanilla Sky (2001) - 7 6. Bone Tomahawk (2015) - 7 7. Tombstone (1993) - 7 8. Miracle (2004) - 7 9. Breakdown (1997) - 7 10. Escape from New York (1981) - 7 11. Furious 7 (2015) - 6 12. Tango & Cash (1989) - 6 13. Deepwater Horizon (2016) - 6 14. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) - 6 15. The Fate of the Furious (2017) - 6 16. Backdraft (1991) - 6 17. Sky High (2005) - 5 18. Soldier (1998) - 5 19. Poseidon (2006) - 5

Uncredited:

  • Forrest Gump (1994) - 10

44. Kevin Spacey

Actor | The Usual Suspects

Kevin Spacey Fowler, better known by his stage name Kevin Spacey, is an American actor of screen and stage, film director, producer, screenwriter and singer. He began his career as a stage actor during the 1980s before obtaining supporting roles in film and television. He gained critical acclaim in...

1. L.A. Confidential (1997) - 10 2. American Beauty (1999) - 10 3. Se7en (1995) - 9 4. The Usual Suspects (1995) - 8 5. Glengarry Glen Ross (1992) - 8 6. Moon (2009) - 8 7. A Bug's Life (1998) - 7 8. The Negotiator (1998) - 7 9. The Life of David Gale (2003) - 7 10. Margin Call (2011) - 7 11. Superman Returns (2006) - 6 12. Working Girl (1988) - 6 13. 21 (2008) - 6 14. Horrible Bosses (2011) - 6 15. Horrible Bosses 2 (2014) - 5 16. Fred Claus (2007) - 5 17. Edison (2005) - 4

45. Rooney Mara

Actress | Carol

Actress and philanthropist Rooney Mara was born on April 17, 1985 in Bedford, New York. She made her screen debut in the slasher film Urban Legends: Bloody Mary (2005), went on to have a supporting role in the independent coming-of-age drama Tanner Hall (2009), and has since starred in the horror ...

1. The Social Network (2010) - 9 2. Her (2013) - 8 3. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011) - 8 4. Ain't Them Bodies Saints (2013) - 7 5. Carol (2015) - 7 6. Pan (2015) - 6 7. Side Effects (2013) - 6

46. Ingrid Bergman

Actress | Notorious

Ingrid Bergman was one of the greatest actresses from Hollywood's lamented Golden Era. Her natural and unpretentious beauty and her immense acting talent made her one of the most celebrated figures in the history of American cinema. Bergman is also one of the most Oscar-awarded actresses, tied with ...

1. Casablanca (1942) - 9 2. Notorious (1946) - 9 3. Murder on the Orient Express (1974) - 8

47. Janet Leigh

Actress | Psycho

Janet Leigh was the only child of a couple who often moved from town to town. Living in apartments, Janet was a bright child who skipped several grades and finished high school when she was 15. A lonely child, she would spend much of her time at movie theaters. She was a student, studying music and...

1. Psycho (1960) - 10 2. Touch of Evil (1958) - 9 3. The Manchurian Candidate (1962) - 9 4. Harper (1966) - 7



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