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Greatest living film actor and actress?

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Old 12-21-16, 11:50 AM
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Robert De Niro
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Re: Greatest living film actor and actress?

I've argued about Streep before. She's a lauded actor, but she been in no great movies. Diane Keaton was in The Godfather and Annie Hall. Streep hasn't been in one film on the level of those. Her performances may be great but they're mostly in films that are simply good, not great.
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I've argued about Streep before. She's a lauded actor, but she been in no great movies. Diane Keaton was in The Godfather and Annie Hall. Streep hasn't been in one film on the level of those. Her performances may be great but they're mostly in films that are simply good, not great.
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Daniel Day-Lewis
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Also

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Silkwood
Sophie's Choice
Ironweed
Doubt
Manhattan
Adaptation
A Cry In the dark
Kramer vs. Kramer
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Also

The French Lieutenants Woman
Silkwood
Sophie's Choice
Ironweed
Doubt
Manhattan
Adaptation
A Cry In the dark
Kramer vs. Kramer
I'll add:

Defending your Life
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Crispin Glover
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Thanks for that. I spit my drink across my desk.
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I'll add:

Defending your Life
Love that movie. She was pretty good in a comedic role.
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Re: Greatest living film actor and actress?

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Christoper Plummer
Isabelle Huppert
I like the cut of your jib.

I'll go with Sean Penn and Huppert (or Shirley Douglas, a personal fave).
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I agree about Huppert, she's amazing in The Piano Teacher. I'm glad that she will be starring in Abel Ferrara's next film 'Siberia' along with Willem Dafoe and Nicolas Cage.
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Gene Hackman for actor. No pick for actress.
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Old 12-21-16, 04:16 PM
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Gene Hackman for actor. No pick for actress.
Ok, Gene...

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Re: Greatest living film actor and actress?

You said "living" not "working," so for actress, I'll propose Machiko Kyo, star of RASHOMON, UGETSU, GATE OF HELL, PRINCESS YANG KWEI FEI, STREET OF SHAME, FLOATING WEEDS and many other Japanese classics. She made one Hollywood film, THE TEAHOUSE OF THE AUGUST MOON with Glenn Ford and Marlon Brando, filmed in Japan. She's 92 now.



As for actor, it's a toss-up between Gene Hackman and Robert Duvall.
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Tatsuya Nakadai is still alive


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So far, no love for Tom Hanks.
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Re: Greatest living film actor and actress?

Ben Foster
Russell Crowe
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Gary Oldman
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