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on 22 Sep 2010 01:19

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Supporting roles, always

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Posted: 3 years, 11 months ago at Sep 23 18:50
solid list..solid
Posted: 3 years, 11 months ago at Sep 23 19:37
Great list, although I would say Harvey Keitel is the lead in Mean Streets.
Posted: 3 years, 11 months ago at Sep 27 17:54
Philip Hoffman has the performance of his life as the main lead of Capote! But great list dude, it's just almost always :P (well some of those at least)
Posted: 3 years, 10 months ago at Oct 5 19:43
I really like where this list is headed, but there are some pictures in there that are incorrect. The picture of Helena from Terminator is actually Summer Glau from the Sarah Conner Chronicles. I do believe Serena was blonde.

Also the picture of Peter Stormare from Lebowski is actually John Turturro and the one from Chocolate is Johnny Depp. And I think Danny Trejo just had a starring role this summer in the movie Machete, although I might be wrong about that. Not trying to pick at your list, just thought you'd want to know. I'll be excited to see the finished project.
Posted: 3 years, 7 months ago at Dec 30 15:54
That line between lead and supporting lead is often blurred. I always consider the dominant sex in any given movie as the lead actor/actress even if their part is relatively small.
Posted: 3 years, 7 months ago at Dec 30 18:24
hello there, very nice list but i really think than Danny Trejo has the leading role in Machete and Harvey Keitel has one of the leading roles in Reservoir Dogs!!!
great idea for a list!!^^
Posted: 3 years, 6 months ago at Feb 3 0:33
danny trejo!respect!!!now it's time to star at last!machete!hahahaha!
Posted: 3 years, 6 months ago at Feb 3 10:14
so true!! yet some of these actors are actually really good. interesting
Posted: 3 years, 6 months ago at Feb 3 15:52
great list..john cazale was one of the best actors ever. what a shame he died so young. he appeared in 5 films, and they were all nominated for a best movie academy award. coincidence? i don't think so...
Posted: 3 years, 6 months ago at Feb 21 17:26
Harvey Keitel and Steve Buscemi were kind of in the lead role in Reservoir Dogs
Posted: 3 years, 5 months ago at Feb 26 10:47
Greats actors! ;)
Posted: 3 years, 5 months ago at Mar 15 14:20
Greats actors , I cant imagen that they only have no lead role
Posted: 3 years, 2 months ago at Jun 1 17:44
Great list! If you want I could also suggest Alan Rickman and Paul Giamatti
Posted: 3 years ago at Aug 9 1:59
God I'm so sick of Hollywood and their shallow standard. Those movie execs don't care about talents at all. They just want to see their movies making big bucks despite how awful the movie or the performance is. That's why they tend to choose the best looking lead actors with massive appeal and great selling ability, and not the ones of massive acting skill despite their average/mediocre looks. That being said, I'd rather see GREAT actors in supporting roles than CRAPPY leading actors who rely more on their looks than their acting.

Some of the actors you list there are quite good, such as Steve Buscemi, Joe Pesci, or Harvey Keitel. They should play more leading roles than some leading men we usually see these days. Oh btw as a suggestion, what about Harry Dean Stanton?
Posted: 2 years, 10 months ago at Oct 5 5:22
Amazing list just amazing thank you so much for your time and effort :)
Posted: 2 years, 10 months ago at Oct 9 1:59
Great list, great actors, those movies wouldn't be the same without them!
Posted: 2 years, 6 months ago at Feb 14 8:52
Komia lista!

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