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on 31 Oct 2010 03:01

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50 Best Actors of all time *update 2/11/11

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Average listal rating (1507 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating
50. George Clooney
NOMINATED FOR 3 OSCARS, WON 1
NOMINATED: Up in the air, Michael Clayton
WON: Syriana
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Average listal rating (1160 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating
49. Jake Gyllenhaal
Nominated for oscar: Brokeback Mountain
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Average listal rating (1761 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating
48. Matt Damon
Nominated for 2 oscars: good will hunting, and invictus
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Average listal rating (1473 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating
47. Hugh Jackman
Nominated for golden globe: kate and leopold
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Average listal rating (544 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating
46. Jeff Bridges
NOMINATED FOR 6 OSCARS, WON 1
NOMINATED: THE CONTENDER, STARMAN, THUNDERBOLT AND LIGHTFOOT, THE LAST PICTURE SHOW, True Grit
WON: CRAZY HEART
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Average listal rating (457 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating
45. Don Cheadle
Nominated for an oscar: Hotel Rwanda
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Average listal rating (1432 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating
44. Robert Downey Jr.
Nominated for 2 oscars: Chaplin, Tropic Thunder
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Average listal rating (788 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating
43. Joaquin Phoenix
Nominated for 2 oscars, for Walk the line, and Gladiator
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Average listal rating (489 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating
42. Joe Pesci
Nominated for an oscar, won 1
nominated: raging bull
won: goodfellas
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Average listal rating (925 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating
41. Denzel Washington
Nomianted for 5 oscars, won 2
Nominated: The Hurricane, Malcom X,Cry Freedom
Won: Training Day, Glory
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Average listal rating (269 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating
40. James Caan
Nominated for his supporting role in the godfather
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Average listal rating (498 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating
39. Ethan Hawke
Nominated for training day-oscar
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Average listal rating (1768 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating
38. Christian Bale
Nominated for Oscar
NOminated for-The Fighter
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Average listal rating (970 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating
37. Russell Crowe
Nominated for 3 oscars, won 1
nominated: a beautiful mind, the insdier
won for: gladiator
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Average listal rating (562 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating
36. Gene Hackman
NOMINATED FOR 5 OSCARS, WON 2
NOMINATED: Missipi Burning, I never sang for my father, Bonnie and Cylde
WON: Unforgiven, The french connection
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Average listal rating (2259 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating
35. Tom Hanks
Hes in most lists in the top 3, but i just dont think hes THAT great, i think he is a great actor, i just dont think hes in the top 3 but thats me.

Nominated for 5 oscars, won 2
Nomintated: Cast Away, Saving Private Ryan, Big
WON: Forrest Gump, Philadephia
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Average listal rating (1356 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating
34. Christopher Walken
NOminated for oscar, won 1
NOminated-Catch Me IF You Can
Won-The Deer HUnter
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Average listal rating (653 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating
33. Benicio Del Toro
Nominated for 1 oscar, won 1
nominated: 21 grams
won: traffic
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Average listal rating (905 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating
32. Viggo Mortensen
Nominated for 1 oscar: Eastern Promises.
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Average listal rating (2238 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating
31. Jim Carrey
No oscars, but a great actor in every way, plays many different characters, has won 2 golden globes tho
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Average listal rating (559 ratings) 8.6  IMDB Rating
30. Daniel Day-Lewis
NOMINATED FOR 4 OSCARS, WON 2
NOMINATED: Gangs of New York, In the name of the father
WON: There will be blood, My Left Foot
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Average listal rating (80 ratings) 8.4  IMDB Rating
29. Lon Chaney
no oscars, but defiantly a creep and a weirdo and that makes a good actor and enough to be on a list like this, his son is great too
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Average listal rating (569 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating
28. Robert Duvall
Nominated for 7 oscars, won 1
Nominated: A Civil Action, The Apostle, The Great Santini, Apocalypse Now, The Godfather, Get Low
WON: Tender Mercies
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Average listal rating (2540 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating
27. Brad Pitt
Nominated for 2 oscars: Benjamin Button, and 12 monkeys
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Average listal rating (1319 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating
26. Liam Neeson
Nominated for an oscar: Schindler's List
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Average listal rating (1548 ratings) 8.3  IMDB Rating
25. Gary Oldman
No oscars, yeah i know right, a great actor indeed, lots of wierd characters where u cant even reconize him sometimes
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Average listal rating (1486 ratings) 8.3  IMDB Rating
24. Edward Norton
Nominated for 2 oscars: American History X, Primal Fear
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Average listal rating (443 ratings) 8.8  IMDB Rating
23. James Stewart
NOMINATED FOR 5 OSCARS, WON 1
NOMINATED: Anatomy of a murder, Harvey, Its a wonderful life, Mr, smith goes to washington
WON: The Philadelphia Story

Average listal rating (686 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating
22. John Malkovich
Nominated for 2 oscars: in the reign of fire, places in the heart
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Average listal rating (1033 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating
21. Sean Connery
Won 1 oscar for the untouchables
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Average listal rating (834 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating
20. Sean Penn
Nominated for 5 oscars, won 2
nominated: i am sam, sweet and lowdown, dean man walking
won for: mystic river, milk
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Average listal rating (1368 ratings) 8.6  IMDB Rating
19. Anthony Hopkins
Nominated for 4 oscars, won 1
nominated: amistad, nixon, the remains of the day
won for: silence of the lambs
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Average listal rating (7 ratings) 9.3  IMDB Rating
18. Phillip Seymour-Hoffman
Nominated for 3 oscars, won 1
nominated: doubt, charlie wilson's war
won for: capote
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Average listal rating (1192 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating
17. Kevin Spacey
Won 2 oscars for, american beauty, and the usual suspects
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Average listal rating (365 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating
16. Robert Redford
Nominated for 1 oscar for acting: the sting
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Average listal rating (471 ratings) 8.7  IMDB Rating
15. Paul Newman
NOMINATED FOR 10, YES 10 OSCARS, WON 1
NOMINATED:ROAD TO PERIDTION, NOBODYS FOOL, THE VERDICT, ABSENCE OF MALICE, RACHEL RACHEL, COOL HAND LUKE, HUD, THE HUSTLER, CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF
WON: THE COLOR OF MONEy
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Average listal rating (1961 ratings) 8.4  IMDB Rating
14. Morgan Freeman
Nominates for 5 oscars, won 1
nominated: invictus, the shawnshank redemption, driving miss daisy, street smart
won for: million dollar baby
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Average listal rating (177 ratings) 8.4  IMDB Rating
13. Bela Lugosi
A great actor, a legend in the horror genre
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Average listal rating (1498 ratings) 8.5  IMDB Rating
12. Heath Ledger
Won an oscar, but hes in the top 11, because he would have been a legend in the acting buisness

WON OSCAR FOR THE DARK KNIGHT
NOMINATED FOR BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN
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Average listal rating (623 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating
11. Ed Harris
Nominated for 4 oscars: Apollo 13, The Hours, Pollock, Truman Show
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Average listal rating (2000 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating
10. Leonardo DiCaprio
Should have an oscar under his belt, but he is a very talent actor

NOMINATED FOR 3 OSCARS
-WHATS EATING GILBERT GRAPE
-THE AVIATOR
-BLOOD DIAMOND
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Average listal rating (2081 ratings) 8.6  IMDB Rating
9. Robert De Niro
A very awesome actor, and when the leave him to improvise its scary how good he is

NOMINATED FOR 6 OSCARS, WON 2
WON FOR:RAGING BULL, THE GODFATHER 2
NOMINATED-CAPE FEAR, AWAKENINGS, THE DEER HUNTER, TAXI DRIVER,
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Average listal rating (1813 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating
8. Robin Williams
Hes funny, hes serious, thats good enough for me

NOMINATED FOR 4 OSCARS, WON 1
WON FOR:GOOD WILL HUNTING
NOMINATED-THE FISHER KING, DEAD POETS SOCIETY, GOOD MORNING VIETNAM
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Average listal rating (3192 ratings) 8.7  IMDB Rating
7. Johnny Depp
he plays soooo many different people, i think that is good enough

NOMINATED FOR 3 OSCARS,
SWEENEY TODD, PIRATES OF THE CARRIBEAN 1, FINDING NEVERLAND
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Average listal rating (1200 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating
6. Dustin Hoffman
played a lot of different characters, and just a legend in every way

NOMINATED FOR 7 OSCARS, WON 2
WON FOR: RAIN MAN, KRAMER VS KRAMER
NOMIANTED:WAG THE DOG, TOOSTIE, LENNY, MIDNIGHT COWBOY, THE GRADUATE
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Average listal rating (1291 ratings) 8.5  IMDB Rating
5. Clint Eastwood
not just a great director, but a very legendary actor

NOMINATED FOR 2 OSCARS, HAS WON 4 FOR DIRECTING,
NOMINATED: UNFORGIVEN, MILLION DOLLAR BABY
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Average listal rating (1504 ratings) 8.6  IMDB Rating
4. Al Pacino
im really getting into his acting, and he is amazing at it, he really knows how to play different roles

NOMINATED FOR 8 OSCARS, WON 1
NOMINATED: GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS, DICK TRACY, AND JUSTICE FOR ALL, DOG DAY AFTERNOON, THE GODFATHER 1,2, SERPICO
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Average listal rating (922 ratings) 8.3  IMDB Rating
3. Michael Caine
saw him in the dark knight and thought he was a great alfred, then saw some of his other films and he is just awesome in a lot of films

NOMINATED FOR 6 OSCARS, WON 2
NOMINATED:THE QUEIT AMERICAN, EDUCATING RITA, SLEUTH, ALFIE
WON: THE CIDER HOUSE RULES, HANNAH AND HER SISTERS
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Average listal rating (802 ratings) 8.6  IMDB Rating
2. Marlon Brando
what more do i say its MARLON BRANDO

NOMINATED FOR 8 OSCARS, WON 2
NOMINATED: A DRY WHITE SEASON, LAST TANGO IN PARIS, SAYONARA, JULIUS CEASAR, VIVA ZAPATA, A STREECAR NAMED DESIRE
WON: THE GODFATHER1, ON THE WATERFRONT
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Average listal rating (1752 ratings) 8.6  IMDB Rating
1. Jack Nicholson
he can play a lot of different characters, rather hes funny, scary, or very serious he is one of the best actors of all time

NOMINATED FOR 12 OSCARS YES 12, WON 3
NOMINATED: EASY RIDER, FIVE EASY PIECES, THE LAST DETAIL, CHINATOWN, REDS, PRIZZIS HONOR, IRONWEED, A FEW GOOD MEN, ABOUT SCHMIDT
WON: AS GOOD AS IT GETS, TERMS OF ENDEAREMENT, ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOOS NEST
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Suggest away, and dont bash it until i have all 50 actors, all opinion, i will add ten new actors each week

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Comments

Posted: 4 years, 1 month ago at Nov 10 16:26
you're kidding, right?
Posted: 4 years, 1 month ago at Nov 10 16:49
wow ^ name some better actors.
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Posted: 4 years, 1 month ago at Nov 10 21:25
yeah seriously i want to hear
Posted: 4 years, 1 month ago at Nov 10 23:07
Okay, here are some suggestions (taken from my favorites, of course :P)
Sean Bean
Hugh Laurie (if you haven't seen House MD or the Jeeves and Wooster series you are seriously missing out!)
Colin Farrell (His performance as Bulleye in Daredevil was amazing!)
Mel Gibson (yes, he weird and alot of people hate him, but he's a great actor!)
Bruce Willis

Great list idea!
Posted: 4 years, 1 month ago at Nov 10 23:56
Bruce Willis and Hugh Laurie, I'd say Laurie is much versatile than Willis. Both actors I love tho hahaha
Posted: 4 years, 1 month ago at Nov 11 17:44
i'm sorry. i didn't mean to be so mean spirited. i just thought your order was way off. i'd put 2,3,5,6,7,9,11,14,15,16,18,20,24,26,29,and 32 all ahead of your #1. but that's just my opinion. the great thing about this site is that there is right or wrong. i also would have found a spot for humphrey bogart, spencer tracy, edward g robinson, cary grant and jimmy stewart, but keep in mind, i'm old school...again, my apologies..
Posted: 4 years, 1 month ago at Nov 11 17:46
i meant to say there is no right or wrong..
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Posted: 4 years, 1 month ago at Nov 11 22:00
well depp plays a lot of different characters, so thats what i think haha but yeah its ok, no worries here
Posted: 4 years ago at Dec 1 1:13
You don't even give Depp a 10 star rating tho? interesting
Posted: 3 years, 11 months ago at Jan 9 4:57
Yea, Good List But I Consider Making 2 Lists Like I Have Done!

Check Out My Other List Also: 40 Most Legendary Actors And You Will Know Because Johnny Depp Is Amazing But He Is Seriously NOT Better Than Jack Nicolson OR Marlon Brando!!

Good List Though....

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