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Old 12-16-21, 06:43 PM
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Best non-American actors: all-time and now (2020ís)?

All-time: Terence Stamp.
now: Andrew Garfield. Idris Elba. Benedict Cumberbatch. Tom Hardy. Ryan Gosling.
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Re: Best non-American actors: all-time and now (2020ís)?

Some of my favorites. Not gonna pick an all-time.

Nicole Kidman
Christian Bale
Emily Blunt
Gary Oldman
Kate Winslet
Daniel Day-Lewis
Charlize Theron
Rose Byrne
Anthony Hopkins
Jude Law
Monica Bellucci

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Re: Best non-American actors: all-time and now (2020ís)?

That’s a good list.
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Re: Best non-American actors: all-time and now (2020ís)?

Isn't Amy Adams American? She wasn't born here, but I think that's just because she was an Army brat.
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Re: Best non-American actors: all-time and now (2020ís)?

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Isn't Amy Adams American? She wasn't born here, but I think that's just because she was an Army brat.
I'll take her off my list.
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Re: Best non-American actors: all-time and now (2020ís)?

Connery. Sean Connery.
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Re: Best non-American actors: all-time and now (2020ís)?

I would bet there are more great English speaking non-American actors than American ones.
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Re: Best non-American actors: all-time and now (2020ís)?

all time: Michael Caine

Heath Ledger
Russell Crowe
Hugh Jackman
Colin Firth
Brian Cox
Chiwetel Ejiofor

are there any American actors besides Tom Hanks and Tom Cruise?
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Re: Best non-American actors: all-time and now (2020ís)?

This isnít really that far off from asking flat
out who the best actor of all time is. But thatís okay Iíll play.

all-time:

Max Von Sydow
Liv Ullman


present day:

Mads Mikkelson
Cate Blanchett

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Originally Posted by Hazel Motes View Post
This isnít really that far off from asking flat
out who the best actor of all time is. But thatís okay Iíll play.
We need a break from "name a movie you like".
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Re: Best non-American actors: all-time and now (2020ís)?

Originally Posted by Hazel Motes View Post
This isnít really that far off from asking flat
out who the best actor of all time is.
Seems like the OP used a lot of words to basically ask ďWhoís the best British actor?Ē
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Originally Posted by GoldenJCJ View Post
Seems like the OP used a lot of words to basically ask ďWhoís the best British actor?Ē
HeyÖ there is a Canadian.
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What about the best non-Anglophone actor?
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Re: Best non-American actors: all-time and now (2020ís)?

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Seems like the OP used a lot of words to basically ask “Who’s the best British actor?”
not at all. Any and all. I don’t know all but not just English actors. That’s stupid. I mean after The Foreigner I would say Jackie Chan. He was amazing and while not versatile, his skills and little acting put him up there and pretty sure not British. TKK was good, he’s not bad. He’s got personality and seems to always have fun sans The Foreigner.
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Re: Best non-American actors: all-time and now (2020ís)?

All time: Unknown

Now: Scott Adkins

2nd: Rowan Atkinson

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not at all. Any and all. I donít know all but not just English actors. Thatís stupid. I mean after The Foreigner I would say Jackie Chan. He was amazing and while not versatile, his skills and little acting put him up there and pretty sure not British. TKK was good, heís not bad. Heís got personality and seems to always have fun sans The Foreigner.
So wait, when pressed to name the best non-British foreign actor of all time, you went with Jackie Chan?


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I just saw The Foreigner again and basing mostly on that and The Karate Kid.
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Re: Best non-American actors: all-time and now (2020ís)?

Originally Posted by TomOpus View Post
Some of my favorites. Not gonna pick an all-time.

Nicole Kidman
Christian Bale
Emily Blunt
Gary Oldman
Kate Winslet
Daniel Day-Lewis
Charlize Theron
Rose Byrne
Anthony Hopkins
Jude Law
Monica Bellucci
I would add Jeremy Irons to that list.
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Re: Best non-American actors: all-time and now (2020ís)?

Off the top of my head. I know there are more.

All Time:
Tatsuya Nakadai
Anatoliy Solonitsyn
Alain Delon
Klaus Kinski

Kinuyo Tanaka
Gunnar Bjornstrand
Marcello Mastroianni
Anna Magnani
Dirk Bogarde
Erland Josephson
Isabelle Huppert





Now:
Javier Bardem
Tom Hardy
Tadanobu Asano
Vincent Cassel
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Re: Best non-American actors: all-time and now (2020ís)?

Iím surprised no one has mentioned Toshiro Mifune.

Perhaps if he had starred in a remake of The Karate Kid, we could better judge his acting skills.
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