Top 10 Awesome Actors
#10 Will Smith
Willard Carroll “Will” Smith, Jr. Will Smith, as we know him now, was born September 25, 1968. He is an American actor, rapper, songwriter, comedian, and producer. He is best known for his acting career overall. He has been in many popular movies, including: the Men in Black franchise, The Pursuit of Happyness, and After Earth. He is often referred to as one of the best African American actors of his time.
#9 Leonardo DiCaprio
Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio was born on November 11, 1974. He is an American actor, film producer, and Environmentalist. DiCaprio began his career by appearing in television commercials in the late 1980s. He has starred in many movies including: Titanic, The Wolf of Wall Street, The Great Gatsby, Inception, Shutter Island, Gangs of New York and Catch Me If You Can.
#8 Marlon Brando
Marlon Brando, Jr. was an American actor, film director, and activist. He was born April 3, 1924, in Omaha, Nebraska. He is credited with bringing a gripping realism to film acting, and is often cited as one of the greatest and most influential actors of all time. Some of his most notable work includes:
A Streetcar Named Desire
The Wild One
On the Waterfront
Last Tango in Paris
Don Juan DeMarco
He died on July 1, 2004 at the age of 80.
#7 Al Pacino
Alfredo James “Al” Pacino was born April 25, 1940. He is an American actor and filmmaker. Pacino has had a career spanning more than five decades, during which time he has received numerous accolades and honors. Some of his best movies include: The Godfather, The Godfather, Part II, Dog Day Afternoon, Serpico, Scent of a Woman, The Devils Advocate, Scarface and Donnie Brasco.
#6 Robin Williams
Robin McLaurin Williams was an American actor and comedian. Starting as a stand-up comedian in San Francisco and Los Angeles in the mid-1970s. He is credited with leading San Francisco’s comedy renaissance. Some of his best films include Hook, Patch Adams, Popeye, Mrs Doubtfire, Awakenings, Good Will Hunting, The Birdcage, Dead Poets Society, Aladdin, Happy Feet, and Good Morning, Vietnam. He died in 2014.
#5 Jack Nicholson
John Joseph Nicholson was born April 22, 1937. He is an American actor and filmmaker, who has performed for over 60 years. Nicholson is known for playing a wide range of roles, including satirical comedy, romance and dark portrayals of antiheroes and psychopathic characters. Some of his best movies are as follows: The Shining, A Few Good Men, Terms of Endearment, One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest, Easy Rider, As Good As It Gets, The Departed and Anger Management.
#4 Robert Di Niro
Robert Anthony De Niro Jr. was born August 17, 1943. He is an American actor, producer, and director. De Niro was cast as the young Vito Corleone in the 1974 film The Godfather Part II, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. Some of is best movies include Goodfellas, Raging Bull, The Irishman, The Godfather movies, Casino, Joker, Heat, Silver Linings Playbook, Mean Streets, The Untouchables and Once Upon a Time In America.
#3 Robert Downey Jr
Robert John Downey Jr. was born on April 4, 1965. He is an American actor and producer. His career has included critical and popular success in his youth, followed by a period of substance abuse and legal troubles. He then enjoyed a resurgence of commercial success in middle age. Some of Robert’s best movies include the Iron Man Trilogy, Chaplin, Tropical Thunder, Zodiac, The Avenger series, Natural Born Killers, Sherlock Holmes and the Wonder Boys.
#2 Samuel L Jackson
Samuel Leroy Jackson was born December 21, 1948. He is an American actor and film producer. He achieved prominence and critical acclaim in the early 1990s with films such as Jungle Fever, Patriot Games, Amos & Andrew, True Romance, Jurassic Park. He is best known for his collaborations with director Quentin Tarantino including Pulp Fiction, Jackie Brown, Django Unchained & The Hateful Eight.
#1 Tom Hanks