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World's Greatest Actor's / actresses

Jkrohn1

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I was wondering who is your favourite actors or actresses? My top two are Johnny Depp and Tom Hanks.

Who's yours?
 

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I have many favorites. Judging by my movie collection my top 3 have to be:

Male
1. Al Pacino
2. Tom Hanks
3. Robert Downey jr.

Female
1. Julia Roberts
2. Gwenneth Paltrow
3. Nathalie Portman
 

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There are certain actors I will watch, all great in different ways. Jason Statham for example, pure entertainment and he knows where his work is. James Purefoy is always great to watch. Going old skool Clint Eastwood in the spaghetti westerns. Actresses Dame Judi Dench and Dame Maggie Smith, both hugely engaging and often funny to watch.
 

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Thats actually quite a tricky question the more I think about it.
There are some I could mention, for example Matt Damon, as I am a big fan of the Bourne films, but I havent seen anything else with him in.
Ones I would have on my list are Harrison Ford, Clint Eastwood, Denzel Washington and Jodie Foster.
Im sure there is loads more if I thought about it.
 

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Clint Eastwood, Robert DeNiro, Michelle Pfeiffer, Sean Bean, Sean Young, Harrison Ford, Al Pacino.

Cant stand Richard Gere & Kevin Costner (but I do love Dances With Wolves). Woodentops the pair of them
 

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I like Humphrey Bogart, great actor from an age when actors couldnt pick their roles, he also seems like the sort of person you could have an interesting chat with. I also like Kevin Spacey, he makes the whole acting thing look effortless although sometimes a little too smooth.

Actresses I like, Lauren Bacall for similar reasons to liking Bogart, if she whistled I would come running. I also like Audrey Tatou and Eva Mendes.
 

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really? I think he is terrible, he seems to play the same character whatever he is in.
Yeah, can't stand him either, shame, he's in some excellent films.

I'll add Donald Sutherland to the list of goods.
 

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Not fond of Sean Bean either. How about Harvey Keitel, Jeff Bridges and James Coburn?
 

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Just remembered someone else, my all-time fave too. Gary Oldman. I have never seen such a versatile actor with such a rich and varied career. Saw a brilliant interview with him, and he hinted how he manages to dig deep into his emotions. He didnt actually say it outright, but I think he focuses on the death of someone, possibly his son or something. Very sad anyway, but can help explain why some of his emotional scenes are so powerful.
 

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Some of my favorites include (in no particular order)
Ewan McGregor, Ed Norton, Jean Reno, Gary Oldman, Tim Roth, Jonny Lee Miller, Hugh Laurie, Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman

As for actresses,
Sandra Bullock, Natalie Portman, Hilary Swank, Helena Bonham Carter, Jodie Foster, Sigourney Weaver, Charlize Theron, and not forgetting Zooey Deschanel
 

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I'd have to choose Jack Nicholson, Mel Gibson and Jackie Chan for the men and Gwyneth Paltrow, Sandra Bullock and Penelope Cruz for the women, however there are lots more I could add to the list.
 

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My all time favourites are Anthony Hopkins, Richard Burton and Gabriel Byrne.
I am also currently drooling over Tim McInnerny. Alan Rickman is also totally awesome. What's not to like about this;
 

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Vincent Cassel & Monica Bellucci.
Very talented couple, usually managing to steal the limelight whatever role they play although some of her non-European title choices have been questionable.
 

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I think mark wahlberg is a good actor also Elizabeth shue she can't do no wrong either
 

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I think mark wahlberg is a good actor also Elizabeth shue she can't do no wrong either
I thought he was excellent in Shooter, another one of my favourites.
 

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He's my hero, I tried to base my life on him. Unfortunately I got drunk and killed 3 hookers :( bad times. Oh wait I think that was a dream/nightmare I had.

Man I liked that film, especially roller girl.
 
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