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Jack Warden
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Jason Robards
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Paul Giamatti
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Harry Dean Stanton
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9.09%
Michael Dennehy
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4.55%
Gary Oldman
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31.82%
Lee J Cobb
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Phillip Seymour Hoffman
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David Strathairn
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4.55%
Willem Dafoe
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Christopher Walken
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William Macy
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Brian Cox
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9.09%
Steve Buscemi
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9.09%
Sam Rockwell
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9.09%
James Cromwell
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Tom Wilkinsom
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Harvey Keitel
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4.55%
Karl Malden
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Jonh C Reilly
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Martin Balsam
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Richard Farnsworth
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Alan Rickman
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4.55%
Michael Shannon
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Favorite character actor?

Old 01-20-13, 03:46 AM
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Favorite character actor?

Okay... i'm going to be a little bitch and make you guys actually choose ONE actor from my fractured list, yet obviously write-in choices are expected and encouraged. But if you go off the grid, remember to cite only one name.

No damned lists!
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Re: Favorite character actor?

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Re: Favorite character actor?

Of all time John Cazale.

or maybe Robert Shaw.
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Re: Favorite character actor?

Originally Posted by PenguinJoe View Post
Of all time John Cazale.
Okay my list/poll is already a massive fail. How the fuck did I forget Cazale.
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Re: Favorite character actor?

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Of all time John Cazale.

or maybe Robert Shaw.

This also constitutes a list.
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Re: Favorite character actor?

Brian Cox.

Incredible actor and often gives thankless supporting performances.
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Re: Favorite character actor?

My favorite off of the list is Harvey Keitel, but it's close between so many of them.
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Harry Dean Stanton
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Re: Favorite character actor?

Where's Richard Jenkins?

This list fails.
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Re: Favorite character actor?

It's hard picking just one but off the list I went with Steve Buscemi. So many great and memorable roles, even though a lot of them are smaller parts.
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Re: Favorite character actor?

Of the list, Oldman. Also love Buscemi and Rockwell.
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Re: Favorite character actor?

Michael Sheen
Jon Cazale
M. Emmet Walsh
Richard Jenkins
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Re: Favorite character actor?

Well, Christopher Walken is probably my favorite of those I would consider character actors. I believe Giamatti, Hoffman, Shannon, and maybe a couple of others have transitioned to lead actors now. For a write-in candidate, I really like Philip Baker Hall.

BTW, who's Michael Dennehy?



"I'm Brian Dennehy."
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Re: Favorite character actor?

Where's Titus Welliver?

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He impersonates Al Pacino, Christopher Walken, Robert Duvall and Robert Deniro as if they were auditioning for Al Swearengens role.
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Re: Favorite character actor?

Almost impossible to choose, I'll go with David Strathairn. I'd love to see him work with John Sayles again.
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Re: Favorite character actor?

I'm not going to pick. There are just too many great actors on that list.
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Re: Favorite character actor?

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Brian Cox.

Incredible actor and often gives thankless supporting performances.
This. Brian Cox stands out even in small roles. I will watch a movie just because he's in it.
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Re: Favorite character actor?

Is Jeffrey Wright considered a character actor?

There's a lot of really awesome black character actors not listed

Don Cheadle
Ving Rhames
Samuel L Jackson
Bill Cobb
Delroy Lindo


also where the fuck is John Turturro, Stanley Tucci, Joe Pesci?

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Re: Favorite character actor?

Some others :

JT Walsh
Keith David
Brad Dourif
Tom Atkins
David Hess
Udo Kier
Michael Biehn
Charles Durning
Michael Ironside
Pete Postlethwaite
Joe Spinell
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Re: Favorite character actor?

Robert Shaw
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Re: Favorite character actor?

Luis Guzman is always great as well. There's also guys like Dennis Farina that I really like, but don't get enough quality work.
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Re: Favorite character actor?

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There's also guys like Dennis Farina that I really like, but don't get enough quality work.
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Re: Favorite character actor?

Originally Posted by inri222 View Post
Some others :

JT Walsh
Keith David
Brad Dourif
Tom Atkins
David Hess
Udo Kier
Michael Biehn
Charles Durning
Michael Ironside
Pete Postlethwaite
Joe Spinell
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