Actors having most appearances in IMDb top 250

List of actors and actresses (actually, actress) who have at least 4 appearances in current IMDb top 250 as of October 2010.
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Harrison Ford
Harrison Ford was born on July 13, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois, to Dorothy (Nidelman), a radio actress, and Christopher Ford (born John William Ford), an actor turned advertising executive. His father was of Irish and German ancestry, while his maternal grandparents were Jewish immigrants from Minsk, Belarus...
“ One of two actors along with Robert De Niro to act in 8 films from IMDb top.
1-3. Star Wars trilogy
4. Bladerunner
5. Apocalypse now
6. The Conversation
7-8. Two Indiana Jones movies ” - Alexei Zyo
Robert De Niro
Actor, Goodfellas
Robert De Niro, thought of as one of the greatest actors of all time, was born in Greenwich Village, Manhattan, New York City, to artists Virginia (Admiral) and Robert De Niro Sr. His paternal grandfather was of Italian descent, and his other ancestry is Irish, German, Dutch, English, and French. He was trained at the Stella Adler Conservatory and the American Workshop...
“ One of two actors to act in 8 films from IMDb top.

1. Raging Bull
2. Heat
3. Goodfellas
4. Casino
5. Deer Hunter
6. Taxi Driver
7. Once Upon a Time in America
8. The Godfather 2 ” - Alexei Zyo
James Stewart
Actor, Vertigo
James Stewart was nominated for five Academy Awards, winning one in competition for The Philadelphia Story and receiving an Academy Lifetime Achievement award. Stewart was named the third greatest male screen legend of the Golden Age Hollywood by the American Film Institute. He was a major Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer contract star...

7 top movies

1. Rope
2. Anatomy of Murder
3. Harvey
4. It's a Wonderful Life
5. Rear Window
6. Vertigo
7. Mister Smith Goes to Washington

Also one his movies, 'Philadelphia Story' was pushed out of the list. ” - Alexei Zyo
Morgan Freeman
With an authoritative voice and calm demeanor, this ever popular American actor has grown into one of the most respected figures in modern US cinema. Morgan was born on June 1, 1937 in Memphis, Tennessee, to Mayme Edna (Revere), a teacher, and Morgan Porterfield Freeman, a barber. The young Freeman...
“ 7 top movies

1. The Shawshank Redemption
2. The Dark Knight
3. Se7en
4. Glory
5. Million Dollar Baby
6. Unforgiven
7. Batman Begins ” - Alexei Zyo
Alec Guinness
Alec Guinness was an English actor. He is known for his six collaborations with David Lean: Herbert Pocket in Great Expectations (1946), Fagin in Oliver Twist (1948), Col. Nicholson in The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor), Prince Faisal in Lawrence of Arabia (1962)...

6 top movies

1-3. Star Wars trilogy
4. Bridge on the River Kwai
5. Kind Hearts and Coronets
6. Lawrence of Arabia ” - Alexei Zyo
Brad Pitt
An actor and producer known as much for his versatility as he is for his handsome face, Golden Globe-winner Brad Pitt's most widely recognized role may be Tyler Durden in Fight Club. However, his portrayals of Billy Beane in Moneyball, and Rusty Ryan in the remake of Ocean's Eleven and its sequels, also loom large in his filmography...
“ 6 top movies

1. Fight Club
2. 12 Monkeys
3. The Curious Story of Benjamin Button
4. Se7en
5. Inglourious Basterds
6. Snatch. ” - Alexei Zyo
Michael Caine
Michael Caine was born Maurice Joseph Micklewhite in London, to Ellen Frances Marie (Burchell), a charlady, and Maurice Joseph Micklewhite, a fish-market porter. He left school at age 15 and took a series of working-class jobs before joining the British army and serving in Korea during the Korean War...
“ 6 top movies

1. Inception
2. The Dark Knight
3. Batman Begins
4. The Prestige
5. Sleuth
6. Children of Men ” - Alexei Zyo
Clint Eastwood
Perhaps the icon of macho movie stars, and a living legend, Clint Eastwood has become a standard in international cinema. Born May 31, 1930 in San Francisco, the elder of two children in a middle-class family, Eastwood stayed in high school until the comparatively late age of nineteen and worked menial jobs over a period of several years before enrolling at Los Angeles City College...

5 top movies

1. The Good, the Bad, the Ugly
2. For a Few Dollars More
3. Million Dollars Baby
4. Gran Torino
5. Unforgiven ” - Alexei Zyo
Elijah Wood
Elijah Wood is an American actor best known for portraying Frodo Baggins in Peter Jackson's blockbuster Lord of the Rings film trilogy. In addition to reprising the role in The Hobbit series, Wood also played Ryan in the FX television comedy Wilfred and voiced Beck in the Disney XD animated television series TRON: Uprising...
“ 5 top movies

1-3. Lord of the Rings trilogy
4. Sin City
5. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind ” - Alexei Zyo
Charles Chaplin
Writer, Modern Times
Considered to be one of the most pivotal stars of the early days of Hollywood, Charlie Chaplin lived an interesting life both in his films and behind the camera. He is most recognized as an icon of the silent film era, often associated with his popular character, the Little Tramp; the man with the toothbrush mustache, bowler hat, bamboo cane, and a funny walk...
“ 5 top movies

1. City Lights
2. Modern Times
3. The Kid
4. Gold Rush
5. The Great Dictator ” - Alexei Zyo
Humphrey Bogart
Actor, Casablanca
Humphrey DeForest Bogart was born in New York City, New York, to Maud Humphrey, a famed magazine illustrator and suffragette, and Belmont DeForest Bogart, a moderately wealthy surgeon (who was secretly addicted to opium). Bogart was educated at Trinity School, NYC, and was sent to Phillips Academy in Andover...
“ 5 top movies

1. Casablanca
2. The Maltese Falcon
3. African Queen
4. Treasure of Sierra Madre
5. The Big Sleep ” - Alexei Zyo
Al Pacino
One of the greatest actors in all of film history, Al Pacino established himself during one of film's greatest decades, the 1970s, and has become an enduring and iconic figure in the world of American movies. Alfredo James Pacino was born on April 25, 1940, in the Bronx, New York, to an Italian-American family...
“ 5 top movies

1-2. The Godfather, two parts
3. Heat
4. Scarface
5. Dog Day Afternoon ” - Alexei Zyo
William Holden
William Holden was born William Franklin Beedle, Jr. in O'Fallon, Illinois, to Mary Blanche (Ball), a schoolteacher, and William Franklin Beedle, Sr., an industrial chemist. He came from a wealthy family (the Beedles) that moved to Pasadena, California, when he was three. In 1937, while studying chemistry at Pasadena Junior College...
“ 5 top movies

1. Sunset Blvd
2. Network
3. Stalag 17
4. The Wild Bunch
5. Bridge on the River Kwai ” - Alexei Zyo
John Cazale
John Cazale was born in Boston, Massachusetts, to an Irish-American mother, Cecilia (Holland), and an Italian-American father, John Cazale. Cazale only made five feature films in his career, all which many fans and critics alike call classics. But before his film debut, the short The American Way, he won numerous Obie Awards for his stage performances in "The Indian Wants the Bronx" and "The Line"...
“ 5 top movies

1-2. The Godfather, two parts
3. The Conversation
4. The Deer Hunter
5. Dog Day Afternoon ” - Alexei Zyo
Robert Duvall
Veteran actor and director Robert Selden Duvall was born on January 5, 1931, in San Diego, CA, to Mildred Virginia (Hart), an amateur actress, and William Howard Duvall, a career military officer who later became an admiral. Duvall majored in drama at Principia College (Elsah, IL), then served a two-year hitch in the army after graduating in 1953...
“ 5 top movies

1. Apocalypse Now
2-3. The Godfather, two parts
4. The Conversation
5. Network ” - Alexei Zyo
Bruce Willis
Actor and musician Bruce Willis is well known for playing wisecracking or hard-edged characters, often in spectacular action films. Collectively, he has appeared in films that have grossed in excess of $2.5 billion USD, placing him in the top ten stars in terms of box office receipts. Walter Bruce Willis was born on March 19...
“ 5 top movies

1. Pulp Fiction
2. 12 Monkeys
3. Die Hard
4. The Sixth Sense
5. Sin City ” - Alexei Zyo
Hugo Weaving
Actor, The Matrix
Hugo Wallace Weaving was born on April 4, 1960 in Nigeria, to English parents Anne (Lennard), a tour guide and teacher, and Wallace Weaving, a seismologist. Hugo has an older brother, Simon, and a younger sister, Anna, who both also live and work in Australia. During his early childhood, the Weaving family spent most of their time traveling between Nigeria...
“ 5 top movies

1-3. Lord of the Rings trilogy
4. The Matrix
5. V for Vendetta ” - Alexei Zyo
Max von Sydow
Max von Sydow was born Carl Adolf von Sydow on April 10, 1929 in Lund, Skåne, Sweden, to a middle-class family. He is the son of Baroness Maria Margareta (Rappe), a teacher, and Carl Wilhelm von Sydow, an ethnologist and folklore professor. His surname traces back to his father's partial German ancestry...
“ 5 top movies

1. The Exorcist
2. Wild Strawberry
3. The Seventh Seal
4. Diving Bell and Butterfly
5. Wild Strawberry ” - Alexei Zyo
George C. Scott
George C. Scott was an immensely talented actor, a star of screen, stage and television. He was born on October 18, 1927 in Wise, Virginia, to Helena Agnes (Slemp) and George Dewey Scott. At the age of eight, his mother died, and his father, an executive at Buick, raised him. In 1945, he joined the United States Marines and spent four years with them...
“ 5 top movies

1. 12 Angry Men
2. Dr. Strangelove
3. Anatomy of Murder
4. The Hustler
5. Patton ” - Alexei Zyo
Tom Hanks
Thomas Jeffrey Hanks was born in Concord, California, to Janet Marylyn (Frager), a hospital worker, and Amos Mefford Hanks, an interant cook. His father had English and some German, ancestry, while his mother's family, originally surnamed "Fraga", was entirely Portuguese. Tom grew up in what he has called a "fractured" family...
“ 5 top movies

1-3. Toy Story trilogy
4. Forrest Gump
5. Green Mile ” - Alexei Zyo
Joe Pesci
Actor, Goodfellas
Compact Italian-American actor Joe Pesci was born February 9, 1943, in Newark, NJ, to Mary (Mesce), a part-time barber, and Angelo Pesci, a bartender and forklift driver. Pesci first broke into entertainment as a child actor and by the mid-50s was starring on the series "Star Time Kids". In the mid-'60s he released a record under the stage name of "Joe Ritchie" titled "Little Joe Sure Can Sing"...

4 top movies

1. Casino
2. Raging Bull
3. Goodfellas
4. Once Upon a Time in America ” - Alexei Zyo
Paul Newman
Screen legend, superstar, and the man with the most famous blue eyes in movie history, Paul Leonard Newman was born on January 26, 1925, in Cleveland, Ohio, the second son of Theresa (Fetsko) and Arthur Sigmund Newman. Paul's father was Jewish, the son of immigrants from Poland and Hungary; he owned a successful sporting goods store...
“ 4 top movies

1. The Sting
2. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
3. Cool Hand Luke
4. The Hustler ” - Alexei Zyo
Marlon Brando
Marlon Brando is widely considered the greatest movie actor of all time, rivaled only by the more theatrically oriented Laurence Olivier in terms of esteem. Unlike Olivier, who preferred the stage to the screen, Brando concentrated his talents on movies after bidding the Broadway stage adieu in 1949...
“ 4 top movies

1. The Godfather
2. A Streetcar Names Desire
3. On the Waterfront
4. Apocalypse Now ” - Alexei Zyo
Steve Buscemi
Actor, Fargo
Steve Buscemi was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Dorothy (Wilson), a restaurant hostess, and John Buscemi, a sanitation worker. He is of Italian (father) and English, Dutch, and Irish (mother) descent. He became interested in acting during his last year of high school. After graduating, he moved to Manhattan to study acting with John Strasberg...
“ 4 top movies

1. Reservoir Dogs
2. Big Lebowski
3. Fargo
4. Monsters, Inc. ” - Alexei Zyo
Kevin Spacey
Kevin Spacey Fowler better known by his stage name Kevin Spacey, is an American actor of screen and stage, film director, producer, screenwriter and singer. He began his career as a stage actor during the 1980s before obtaining supporting roles in film and television. He gained critical acclaim in the...
“ 4 top movies

1. L.A. Confidential
2. Se7en
3. American Beauty
4. The Usual Suspects ” - Alexei Zyo
Peter Lorre
Actor, Casablanca
As a youth Peter Lorre ran away from home, worked as a bank clerk and, after stage training in Vienna, made his acting debut in Zurich. He remained unknown, traveling for several years and acting in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, until Fritz Lang cast him as the psychopathic child killer in M...
“ 4 top movies

1. M
2. The Maltese Falcon
3. Casablanca
4. Arsenic and Old Lace ” - Alexei Zyo
Diane Keaton
Diane Keaton was born Diane Hall in Los Angeles, California, to Dorothy Deanne (Keaton), an amateur photographer, and John Newton Ignatius "Jack" Hall, a civil engineer and real estate broker. Her ancestry includes Irish, English, German, and Scottish. Keaton studied Drama at Santa Ana College before dropping out to study at the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York...
“ 4 top movies

1-2. The Godfather, two parts
3. Manhattan
4. Annie Hall ” - Alexei Zyo
Murray Hamilton
Actor, Jaws
Murray Hamilton was one of those character actors whose face would be familiar to most movie buffs at an instant, yet his name may not. That's a shame, because Hamilton was one of the most versatile and prolific of performers who was never anything less than completely convincing in any role he took on...
“ 4 top movies -- despite not even having IMDb photo

1. Jaws
2. The Hustler
3. Anatomy of Murder
4. The Graduate ” - Alexei Zyo
Elisha Cook Jr.
One of the most familiar character actors of the mid-twentieth century, small-statured Elisha Cook Jr. would be a Hollywood immortal if only for his roles in The Maltese Falcon and Shane. He attended St. Albans College and the Chicago Academy of Dramatic Art, and made his stage debut at age fourteen...
“ 4 top movies

1. The Killing
2. Rosemary's Baby
3. The Maltese Falcon
4. The Big Sleep ” - Alexei Zyo