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Old 07-16-10, 04:32 PM
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Your Top 10 Favorite Actors and Actresses

Did a search and didn't find any other Top 10 actor posts. Anyway, mine are (more or less in this order):


ACTORS

Ed Norton
Russell Crowe
Leonardo DiCaprio
Daniel Day Lewis
Johnny Depp
Robert DeNiro
Tom Hanks
Ralph Fiennes
Sean Penn
James McAvoy

ACTRESSES

Cate Blanchett
Meryl Streep
Kate Winslet
Nicole Kidman
Gwyneth Paltrow
Toni Collette
Annette Benning
Emma Thompson
Juliette Binoche
Kristin Scott Thomas
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Re: Your Top 10 Favorite Actors and Actresses

Is this all-time or just currently active? I'm assuming currently active since that is all you have.
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Re: Your Top 10 Favorite Actors and Actresses

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Is this all-time or just currently active? I'm assuming currently active since that is all you have.
Can be either. But since my list is more current, can stick with that (?)
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Re: Your Top 10 Favorite Actors and Actresses

Alain Delon
Tatsuya Nakadai
Max Von Sydow
Mads Mikkelson
Tadanobu Asano
Andy Lau
Toshiro Mifune
Clark Gable
Cary Grant
Humphrey Bogart

First that come to mind, and not in any order.
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Re: Your Top 10 Favorite Actors and Actresses

Jesus, I don't think I could come up with 20 names. I'm not sure I have one favorite, much less 20.
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Re: Your Top 10 Favorite Actors and Actresses

My all-time list would be very different so here is current . . .

Vincent Cassell
Tony Leung Chiu Wai
Ray Winstone
Sam Rockwell
Viggo Mortensen
Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Liam Neeson
Clive Owen (needs to pic better roles though)
Guy Pearce
Ethan Hawke

Tilda Swinton
Cate Blanchett
Natalie Portman
Eva Green
Emily Blunt
Keira Knightley
Penelope Cruz
Marion Cotillard
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Re: Your Top 10 Favorite Actors and Actresses

Charles Bronson
Lee Marvin
Crispin Glover
Kurt Russell
Dennis Hopper
Toshiro Mifune
Gene Hackman
Roy Scheider
Vincent Price
Daniel Day Lewis

Zooey Deschanel
Gillian Anderson
Jamie Lee Curtis
Adrienne Barbeau
Reiko Ike
Christina Lindberg
... can't really think of many more, and even these were tough. I don't follow actresses like I do actors. I can't think of a single woman who could motivate me to see a movie on her own. (cue fanboys taking my quote and posting pic of their current crush dressed skimpily underneath)
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Re: Your Top 10 Favorite Actors and Actresses

All-Time

Cary Grant
James Dean
Peter Lorre
Toshiro Mifune
Daniel Day Lewis
Leonardo DiCaprio
Humphrey Bogart
Clive Owen
Al Pacino
Sean Penn

Cate Blanchett
Audrey Hepburn
Julianne Moore
Ingrid Bergman
Marilyn Monroe
Penelope Cruz
Monica Bellucci
Frances McDormand
Natalie Portman
Nicole Kidman
Old 07-16-10, 06:34 PM
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Re: Your Top 10 Favorite Actors and Actresses

My Favorite Male Actors:

1) Peter Falk
2) Jackie Gleason
3) Bruce Lee
4) Harrison Ford
5) Christopher Reeves
6) Sylvester Stallone
7) Van Damme
8) Steven Segal
9) Vin Diesel
10) Martin Lawrence

I don't have a female list
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Re: Your Top 10 Favorite Actors and Actresses

Actors

Kurt Russell
Arnold Schwarzenegger
Sylvester Stallone
Harrison Ford
Clint Eastwood
Chuck Norris
Patrick Swayze
Michael Biehn
Tom Atkins
Lee Van Cleef



Actresses

Linda Hamilton
Salma Hyeck
Phoebe Cates
Diane Lane
Milla Jovovich
Jamie Lee Curtis
Angelina Jolie
Adrienne Barbeau
Demi Moore
Jennifer Jason Leigh

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Re: Your Top 10 Favorite Actors and Actresses

Matt Damon
Leonardo DiCaprio
Marlon Brando
Humphrey Bogart
Daniel Day Louis
Sean Connery
Peter O'Toole
Harrison Ford
Brad Pitt
Robert Duvall
Honorable Mention: James Stewart (if only for Vertigo)

I'm sure there's someone I'd substitute into the list if I thought about it more. I don't have ten favourite actresses (I'm not sexist!), but Faye Dunaway and Penelope Cruz are always great.
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Re: Your Top 10 Favorite Actors and Actresses

James Stewart
Gene Hackman
Jeff Bridges
Johnny Depp
Daniel Day Lewis
Robert Redford
Tommy Lee Jones
Marlon Brando
Robert DeNiro
Al Pacino

Julianne Moore
Holly Hunter
Rachel Weisz
Sigourney Weaver
Angelina Jolie
Michelle Pfeiffer

The actresses were pretty tough; it's hard when some are predominantly "chick-flick" actresses.
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Re: Your Top 10 Favorite Actors and Actresses

Tatsuya Nakadai
Al Pacino
Max Von Sydow
Toshiro Mifune
Marlon Brando
Klaus Kinski
Gary Oldman
Marcello Mastroianni
Robert DeNiro
Charles Chaplin


Liv Ullman
Hanna Schygulla
Catherine Deneuve
Meryl Streep
Gena Rowlands
Anna Magnani
Jeanne Moreau
Isabelle Huppert
Ingrid Bergman
Dominique Sanda
Old 07-16-10, 09:02 PM
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Re: Your Top 10 Favorite Actors and Actresses

Originally Posted by gmanca

The actresses were pretty tough; it's hard when some are predominantly "chick-flick" actresses.
Couldn't disagree more. I had a hard time narrowing down 10 actresses. And barely got 10 actors. Again, currently working.
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Re: Your Top 10 Favorite Actors and Actresses

Hackman
Bogart
Heston
Eastwood
Harrison Ford
Kevin Costner
Bill Paxton
Bruce Campbell
M. Emmett Walsh
Kurt Russell

Leah Remini
Beverly D'Angelo
Pam Grier
Adrienne Barbeau
Barbara Eden
Kitten Natividad
Linda Blair
Melinda Clarke
Jane Fonda (1960's)
Raquel Welch
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Re: Your Top 10 Favorite Actors and Actresses

In keeping with the OP, these are my favorite current actors.

Clint Eastwood (supposedly retired, but I'm counting him as active)
Harrison Ford
Robert DeNiro
George Clooney
Ed Norton
Leo DiCaprio
Morgan Freeman
Matt Damon
Jason Statham
Tom Hanks

Meryl Streep
Kate Winslet
Drew Barrymore
Jodie Foster
Anne Hathaway
Melissa Leo
Missi Pyle
Jamie Lee Curtis
Maria Bello
Sandra Bullock
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Christian Bale
Vincent Cassell
Robert DeNiro
Arnold
Gene Wilder
Viggo Mortenson
Al Pacino
Denzel Washington
Leonardo DeCaprio
Charlie Chaplin

Eva Green
Jennifer Connelly
Monica Bellucci
Angelina Jolie
Michelle Yeoh
Helen Mirren
Gwenyth Paltrow
Anne Bancroft
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Actress:

Jessica Alba
Kate Bosworth
Keira Knightley
Natalie Portman
Naomi Watts
Jodie Foster
Asia Argento
Jennifer Tilly
Jennifer Love Hewitt
Heather Graham


Actors

Clint Eastwood
Kurt Russell
Al Pacino
Robert De Niro
Bruce Lee
Sylvester Stallone
Burt Reynolds
John Belushi
Adam Sandler
Ryan Reynolds
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Re: Your Top 10 Favorite Actors and Actresses

Originally Posted by inri222
Tatsuya Nakadai
Al Pacino
Max Von Sydow
Toshiro Mifune
Marlon Brando
Klaus Kinski
Gary Oldman
Marcello Mastroianni
Robert DeNiro
Charles Chaplin


Liv Ullman
Hanna Schygulla
Catherine Deneuve
Meryl Streep
Gena Rowlands
Anna Magnani
Jeanne Moreau
Isabelle Huppert
Ingrid Bergman
Dominique Sanda

Pretty, pretty, pretty good.
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Re: Your Top 10 Favorite Actors and Actresses

Originally Posted by JohnnyMovie
Actress:

Jessica Alba
Kate Bosworth
Keira Knightley
Natalie Portman
Naomi Watts
Jodie Foster
Asia Argento
Jennifer Tilly
Jennifer Love Hewitt
Heather Graham


Actors

Clint Eastwood
Kurt Russell
Al Pacino
Robert De Niro
Bruce Lee
Sylvester Stallone
Burt Reynolds
John Belushi
Adam Sandler
Ryan Reynolds
You need to see more movies.
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Re: Your Top 10 Favorite Actors and Actresses

Edward Norton
Robert De Niro
Leonardo DiCaprio
Brad Pitt
Kevin Spacey
Christian Bale
Tom Hanks
Willem Dafoe
Viggo Mortensen
Liam Neeson


Jennifer Connelly
Charlize Theron
Angelina Jolie
Scarlett Johansson
Kate Beckinsale
Jessica Biel
Naomi Watts
Kate Winslet
Rachel McAdams
Monica Belluci
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Re: Your Top 10 Favorite Actors and Actresses

Originally Posted by JumpCutz
You need to see more movies.
lol....favorite doesn't always mean the best.
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Re: Your Top 10 Favorite Actors and Actresses

Paul Newman
Warren Oates
Klaus Kinski
Richard Widmark
Bill Murray
Humphrey Bogart
Jean Paul Belmondo
Steve Buscemi
Donald Pleasence
Henry Fonda
John Cazale


Sissy Spacek
Liv Ullman
Giulietta Masina
Diane Keaton
Mia Farrow
Joan Crawford
Anjelica Huston
Julie Christie
Jamie Lee Curtis
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Re: Your Top 10 Favorite Actors and Actresses

Current only, no order:

Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Johnny Depp
Edward Norton
Christian Bale
Leonardo DiCaprio
Matt Damon
Liam Neeson
Kate Winslet
Zooey Deschanel
Emily Mortimer
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Re: Your Top 10 Favorite Actors and Actresses

Robert DeNiro
Jack Nicholson
Philip Seymour Hoffman
Leonardo DiCaprio
Edward Norton
Gene Hackman
Al Pacino
Clint Eastwood
Matt Damon
Tom Cruise

Kate Winslet
Meryl Streep
Cate Blanchett
Faye Dunaway
Jodie Foster
Francis McDormand
Jennifer Connelly
Judi Dench
Naomi Watts
Joan Allen

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