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Added by sleepless101 on 12 Apr 2010 08:16
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Around the world in 80 actors...

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Average listal rating (1204 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 0
Ontario, Canada

Best known in America for:
Noah Calhoun
The Notebook

Other films
Half-Nelson
The Believer
The United States of Leland

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Styria, Austria

Best known in America for:
Arguable, but I'm going to risk it and say...
Terminator

Other films
Predator
Commando
True Lies

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Average listal rating (124 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 0
San Juan, Puerto Rico

Best known in America for:
Gomez Addams
The Addams Family

Other roles:
Street Fighter
Moon Over Parador
Havana



Special thanks to Elfflame.
Average listal rating (78 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 0
Queensland, Australia

Best known in America for:
Richard Cypher
Legend of the Seeker

Other roles;
H2O: Just Add Water
Swimming Upstream
Blue Water High

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Port Glasgow, Scotland

Best known in America for:
Robbie Turner
Atonement

Other films:
The Last King of Scotland
Wanted
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

sleepless101's rating:
Average listal rating (309 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 0
Seoul, South Korea

Best known in America for:
Harold
Harold and Kumar go to White Castle

Other roles:
Star Trek
Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist
FlashForward

Pretoria, South Africa

Best known in America for:
Imhotep
The Mummy

Other films:
Blood Diamond
GI Joe: The Rise of Cobra
24

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Paris, France

Best known in America for:
Francois Toulour
Oceans 12 and 13

Other roles:
If it was filmed in France, he's probably in it.
Irreversible
L'Appartment

Dublin, Ireland

Best known in America for:
Bullseye
Daredevil

Other films:
Tigerland
Alexander
In Bruges

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Brazil

Best known in America for:
Xerxes
300

Other roles:
Love Actually
Lost
Post Grad

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Pembrokeshire, Wales

Best known in America for:
Bruce Wayne/Batman
Batman Begins, The Dark Knight

Other Films:
Equilibrium
The Machinist
Terminator: Salvation
American Psycho

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Czechoslovakia

Best know in America for
Buliwyf
The 13th Warrior

Other roles:
Angel
Smokin' Aces

Jalisco, Mexico

Best known in America for:

Che Guevara
Motorcycle Diaries

Other Roles:
Blindness
Amores Perros
Babel

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Kent, England

Best known in America for:
Will Turner
Pirates of the Caribbean 1,2 and 3...

Other films
Lord of the Rings Trilogy
Kingdom of Heaven
Elizabethtown

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Tuscany, Italy

Best known in America for:
Guido Orefice
Life is Beautiful

Other Accomplishments
Wrote, acted and directed in Life is Beautiful

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Hauts-de-Seine, France

Best known in America for:
Hannibal Lector
Hannibal Rising

Other films
A Very Long Engagement
Paris, I Love You
The Vintner's Luck

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Sudan

Best known in America for:
Dr. Bashir
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

Other roles:
Clash of the Titans
The Nativity Story
Hannibal

Average listal rating (390 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 0
Habana, Cuba:

Best known in America for:
Agent George Stone
The Untouchables

Other films
The Godfather 3
Oceans 11, 12, 13
When a Man Loves a Woman

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Sibenik, Croatia

Best known in America for:
Dr. Luca Kovac
ER

Other roles:
Spartacus
Electra
Practical Magic

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Germany

Best known in America for:
Sgt. Hugo Stiglitz
Inglourious Basterds

Other roles:
Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo
being the Tom Cruise of Germany


Average listal rating (813 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 0
Hong Kong

Best known in America for:
All things kung fu, but more so for
Lee
Rush Hour 1, 2, and 3

Other Roles:
Operation Condor
Legend of Drunken Master
Shanghai Noon

Copenhagen, Denmark

Best known in America for:
Le Chiffre
Casino Royale and Quantum of Solace

Other Roles"
Clash of the Titans
King Arthur

Average listal rating (31 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 0
Beirut, Lebanon

Best known in America for:
Asher
Spartacus: Blood and Sand

Other Roles
Crash (TV series)
Moonlight
NCIS

Iceland



He's not as famous as some on this list, but he will be moving up in the ranks this year...

Best known in America for:
The Vizier
Prince of Persia:Sands of Time

Skane Ian, Sweden

Best known in America for:
Father Merrin
The Exorcist

Other Roles:
What Dreams May Come
Minority Report
The Tudors

Haiti

Best known in America for
The Haitian
Heroes

Other roles:
Monster in law
Derailed
Tears of the Sun

Philippines

Best known in America for:
Jose Chavez y Chavez
Young Guns 1 and 2

Other Films
La Bamba
Stand and Deliver
Medal of Honor

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Average listal rating (126 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 0
Guatemala

Best known in America for:
Joseph
The Nativity Story

Other roles
The Life Before her Eyes
It's All About the Benjamins
Robin Hood (future role)



Though we may be seeing him soon as Prince John in the new Robin Hood!
sleepless101's rating:
Average listal rating (42 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 0
Nairobi, Kenya

Best known in America for:
Laurent
Twilight, New Moon

Other roles:
House
My Bloody Valentine
Gone Baby Gone

Vienna, Austria


Best known in America for:
(Oscar winning role) Col. Hans Landa
Inglourious Basterds

Other roles:
About a thousand German films
The Green Hornet (future role)

Constanta, Romania

Best known in America for:
Carter Baizen
Gossip Girl

Other Roles:
The Covenant
Hot Tub Time Machine
Rachel Getting Married

Canary Islands, Spain

Best known in America for:
Anton Chigurh
No Country for Old Men

Other Roles:
Vicki Cristina Barcelona
The Sea Inside
Los Lunes al Sol

Average listal rating (467 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 0
Cambridgeshire, England

Best known in America for:
Alexander Hartegan
The Time Machine

Other Roles:
The Count of Monte Cristo
Memento
L.A. Confidential

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Honduras

Best known in America for:
Mr. Molina
Twilight

Other roles:
Ransom
Next
Every popular TV show around

Paisley, Scotland

Best known in America for:
King Leonidas
300

Other Roles:
P.S. I Love You
Reign of Fire
Timeline

sleepless101's rating:
Average listal rating (1635 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 0
Antrim, Northern Ireland

Best known in America for:
(Sadly)
Qui Gon Jin
Star Wars Episodes 1,2,and 3

Other Roles:
Schindler's List
Love Actually
Kingdom of Heaven

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Uttar Pradesh, India

Not very known in America. I admit to utter ignorance and unfortunate apathy toward the Bollywood scene, but this man is supposed to be battling with another on this list for the number one spot in the Bollywood kingdom. Go figure.

sleepless101's rating:
Average listal rating (123 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 0
Tel Aviv, Israel

Best known in America for:
Ardeth Bay
The Mummy 1,2

Other Roles:
Resident Evil:Apocalypse
Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo
Texas Rangers


London, England

Best known in America for:
Sayid
Lost

Other Roles:
The English Patient
Grindhouse
The Brave One



Special thanks to Elfflame
sleepless101's rating:
Average listal rating (347 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 0
Uonuma, Japan

Best known in America for:
Katsumoto
The Last Samurai

Other Roles:
Letters from Iwojima
Memoirs of a Geisha
Batman Begins

Average listal rating (2018 ratings) 8.6 IMDB Rating 0
Perth, Australia

Best known in America for:
Joker
The Dark Knight

Other Roles:
Four Feathers
The Patriot
A Knight's Tale

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Vastra Gotalands Ian, Sweden

Best known in America for:
Bootstrap Bill
Pirates of the Caribbean 2,3

Other Roles:
Good Will Hunting
Goya's Ghosts
Angels and Demons

La Spezia, Italy

Best known in America for:
René Mathis
Casino Royale, Quantum of Solace

Other roles:
Hannibal
Man on Fire
A generation of Italian films

Republic of the Congo

Best known in America for:
Thomas
Skins

Other Roles:
The Man in the Road
Ten Minute Tales

Average listal rating (22 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 0
Pakistan

Best known in America for:
(sadly...as a terrorist)
Salim Abu Aziz
True Lies

Other roles:
The Wolfman
Year of the Comet
City of Joy

Pusan, South Korea

Best known in America for:
Jin Kwon
Lost

Other roles:
Crash
Spider-man 2
Angel

British Columbia, Canada

Best known in America for:
Van Wilder
Van Wilder

Other Roles:
Amityville Horror
X-men Origens: Wolverine
Definitely, Maybe

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Caracas, Venezuela

Best known in America for:
Isaac Mendez
Heroes

Other roles:
Goal 2: Living the Dream
Love and Other Disasters
Merlin

St. Petersburg, Russia (formally Leningrad, USSR)

Best known in America for:
Pavel Chekov
Star Trek

Other Roles:
Terminator: Salvation
Charlie Bartlett
Alpha Dog

Istanbul, Turkey

Best known in America for:
Fouchet
Bad Boys

Other roles
The Patriot
Babel
GoldenEye


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The many acting men from around the world that have come to our attention in the socio-cultural bubble that we like to call America! In no particular order...

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