All My Favorite Actors and Their Films Ranked

At least all I can remember at the moment... I have a strong feeling that i've forgotten somebody, but who could it be? I will add more rankings and more actors when I have the time.
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1.
Tatsuya Nakadai
Actor, Ran
Japanese leading man, an important star and one of the handful of Japanese actors well known outside Japan. Nakadai was a tall handsome clerk in a Tokyo shop when director Masaki Kobayashi encountered him and cast him in The Thick-Walled Room. Nakadai was subsequently cast in the lead role in Kobayashi's monumental...
“ 1. Harakiri (-62) 10 / 10
2. High And Low (-63) 10 / 10
3. Seven Samurai (-54) 10 / 10
4. When A Woman Absents The Stairs (-60) 10 / 10
5. Samurai Rebellion (-68) 10 / 10
6. The Face of Another (-66) 10 / 10
7. The Sword of Doom (-66) 10 / 10
8. The Human Condition, Part III (-61) 9,5 / 10
9. The Human Condition, Part I (-59) 9,5 / 10
10. Sanjuro (-62) 9,5 / 10

Probably the most versatile actor I know. ” - Topi Timonen
 
2.
Chishû Ryû
What an amazing career! Few can boast a longer one (64 years of activity). Few have been able to have to relate to three generations. And it is pretty sure that no one can compare with him in terms of faithfulness to a director: Chishu Ryu indeed appeared in no fewer than fifty-two out of fifty-four of his master Yasujirô Ozu...
“ 1. An Autumn Afternoon (-62) 10 / 10
2. Equinox Flower (-58) 10 / 10
3. Late Spring (-49) 10 / 10
4. Early Spring (-56) 10 / 10
5. Tokyo Story (-54) 10 / 10
6. The Bad Sleep Well (-60) 10 / 10
7. Good Morning (-59) 10 / 10
8. Early Summer (-52) 10 / 10
9. Floating Weeds (-59) 10 / 10
10. Red Beard (-65) 10 / 10

Yasujiro Ozu is my favourite director, and Chishu Ryu is so wonderful in every one of their collaborations. ” - Topi Timonen
 
3.
Kirk Douglas
Actor, Spartacus
Cleft-chinned, steely-eyed and virile star of international cinema who rose from being "the ragman's son" (the name of his best-selling 1988 autobiography) to become a bona fide superstar, Kirk Douglas, also known as Issur Danielovitch Demsky, was born in Amsterdam, New York, in 1916. His parents, Bryna (Sanglel) and Herschel Danielovitch...
“ 1. Lust For Life (-56) 10 / 10
2. The Bad and The Beautiful (-52) 10 / 10
3. Paths of Glory (-57) 10 / 10
4. Seven Days in May (-65) 10 / 10
5. Ace In The Hole (-51) 10 / 10
6. Detective Story (-51) 10 / 10
7. Two Weeks In Another Town (-62) 10 / 10
8. Last Sunset (-62) 10 / 10
9. The Champion (-49) 10 / 10
10. Lonely Are The Brave (-62) 10 / 10

An Excellent filmography, the man can really read scripts, and pick the good ones. I think Michael Douglas inherited that talent. Kirk was also very funny in The Simpsons. ” - Topi Timonen
 
4.
Giulietta Masina
Born in San Giorgio di Piano, Giulietta Masina spent part of her teenage years living with a widowed aunt in Rome, where she cultivated a passion for the theater and studied for a degree in Philosophy. She began her career on the radio with the program "Terzoglio" (1942), about the adventures of newlyweds Cico and Pallina from scripts written by Federico Fellini...
“ 1. La Notte Di Cabiria (-57) 10 / 10
2. Giulietta Degli Spiriti (-65) 10 / 10
3. La Strada (-54) 9,5 / 10
4. Il Bidone (-55) 9,5 / 10
5. Europa '51 (-51) 9,5 / 10
6. Ginger e Fred (-86) 9 / 10
7. Paisan (-48) 9 / 10 (Allthough I couldn't really find her in the movie)
8. The White Sheik (-52) 8,5 / 10
9. Variety Lights (-50) 7,5 / 10
10. The Madwoman of Chaillot (-69) 4 / 10

I think Masina's performance in Cabiria is the greatest performance in cinema history. ” - Topi Timonen
 
5.
Bette Davis
Actress, All About Eve
Ruth Elizabeth Davis was born April 5, 1908, in Lowell, Massachusetts, to Ruth Augusta (Favor) and Harlow Morrell Davis, a patent attorney. Her parents divorced when she was 10. She and her sister were raised by their mother. Her early interest was dance. To Bette, dancers led a glamorous life, but then she discovered the stage...
“ 1. All About Eve (-50) 10 / 10
2. Now, Voyager (-42) 10 / 10
3. Jezebel (-38) 10 / 10
4. Old Acquaintance (-43) 9,5 / 10
5. Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? (-61) 9,5 / 10
6. Hush... Hush... Sweet Charlotte (-64) 9,5 / 10
7. Burnt Offerings (-76) 9,5 / 10
8. Mr. Skeffington (-44) 9,5 / 10
9. The Catered Affair (-56) 9,5 / 10
10. The Nanny (-65) 9,5 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
6.
Marcello Mastroianni
Actor,
Marcello Mastroianni was born in Fontana Liri, Italy in 1924, but soon his family moved to Turin and then Rome. During WW2 he was sent to a German prison camp, but he managed to escape and hide in Venice. He debuted in films as an extra in Marionette, then started working for the Italian department of "Eagle Lion Films" in Rome and joined a drama club...
“ 1. 8 1/2 (-63) 10 / 10
2. La Dolce Vita (-60) 10 /10
3. La Grande Bouffet (-73) 10 / 10
4. Le notti bianche (-57) 10 / 10
5. C'eravamo tanto amati (-74) 10 / 10
6. Ieri, Oggi, Domani (-63) 10 /10
7. Todo modo (-76) 9,5 / 10
8. Marriage Italian Style (-64) 9,5 /10
9. A Special Day (-77) 9,5 / 10
10. The Stranger (-67) 9 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
7.
“ 1. An Autumn Afternoon (-62) 10 / 10
2. Early Spring (-56) 10 / 10
3. Late Spring (-49) 10 / 10
4. Tokyo Story (-53) 10 / 10
5. Late Chrysanthemums (-54) 10 / 10
6. Floating Weeds (-59) 10 / 10
7. Early Summer (-51) 10 / 10
8. Good Morning (-59) 10 / 10
9. Redbeard (-65) 10 / 10
10. Tokyo Twilight (-57) 10 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
8.
“ 1. Valkoiset ruusut (-43) 10 / 10
2. Niskavuori taistelee (-57) 10 / 10
3. Mies tältä tähdeltä (-58) 10 / 10
4. Kulkurin valssi (-41) 10 / 10
5. SF-paraati (-40) 10 / 10
6. Tuntematon sotilas (-55) 10 / 10
7. Koskenlaskijan morsian (-37) 10 / 10
8. Tulipunainen kyyhkynen (-61) 10 / 10
9. Rosvo Roope (-48) 10 / 10
10. Professori Masa (-50) 10 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
9.
Barbara Stanwyck
Today Barbara Stanwyck is remembered primarily as the matriarch of the family known as the Barkleys on the TV western The Big Valley, wherein she played Victoria, and from the hit drama The Colbys. But she was known to millions of other fans for her movie career, which spanned the period from 1927 until 1964...
“ 1. Double Indemnity (-44) 10 / 10
2. Lady Eve (-41) 10 / 10
3. The Furies (-50) 10 / 10
4. There's Always Tomorrow (-56) 10 / 10
5. Ball of Fire (-41) 9,5 / 10
6. All I Desire (-53) 9,5 / 10
7. Strange Love of Martha Ivers (-46) 9,5 / 10
8. Meet John Doe (-41) 9,5 / 10
9. Sorry, Wrong Number (-48) 9,5 / 10
10. Baby Face (-32) 9 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
10.
Spencer Tracy
Spencer Tracy was born four years after his brother Carroll to truck salesman John Edward and Caroline Brown Tracy. He attended Marquette Academy along with Pat O'Brien and the two left school to enlist in the Navy at the start of World War I. He was still at Norfolk Navy Yard in Virginia at the end of the war...
“ 1. Judgement at Nurnberg (-61) 10 / 10
2. Captains Courageous (-37) 10 / 10
3. Bad Day at Black Rock (-55) 10 / 10
4. Inherit The Wind (-60) 10 / 10
5. Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (-67) 10 / 10
5. Libeled Lady (-36) 9,5 / 10
7. Fury (-36) 9 / 10
8. The Seventh Cross (-44) 9 / 10
9. Broken Lance (-54) 9 / 10
10. Woman of the Year (-42) 9 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
11.
Toshirô Mifune
Toshiro Mifune achieved more worldwide fame than any other Japanese actor of his century. He was born in Tsingtao, China, to Japanese parents and grew up in Dalian. He did not set foot in Japan until he was 21. His father was an importer and a commercial photographer, and young Toshiro worked in his father's studio for a time after graduating from Dalian Middle School...
“ 1. High And Low (-63) 10 / 10
2. Seven Samurai (-54) 10 / 10
3. The Bad Sleep Well (-60) 10 / 10
4. Samurai Rebellion (-68) 10 / 10
5. Red Beard (-65) 10 / 10
6. Throne of Blood (-57) 10 / 10
7. Sword of Doom (-66) 10 / 10
8. Stray Dog (-49) 10 / 10
9. The Hidden Fortress (-58) 10 / 10
10. The Quiet Duel (-49) 10 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
12.
Robert Mitchum
Robert Mitchum was an underrated American leading man of enormous ability, who sublimated his talents beneath an air of disinterest. He was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, to Ann Harriet (Gunderson), a Norwegian immigrant, and James Thomas Mitchum, a shipyard/railroad worker. His father died in a train accident when he was two...
“ 1. Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison (Huston, 1957) 10 / 10
2. The Night of The Hunter (Laughton, 1955) 10 / 10
3. El Dorado (Hawks, 1966) 10 / 10
4. The Locket (Brahm, 1946) 10 / 10
5. The Lusty Men (Ray, 1952) 10 / 10
6. Out of The Past (Tourneur, 1947) 10 / 10
7. Cape Fear (Thompson, 1962) 10 / 10
8. Angel Face (Preminger, 1952) 9,5 / 10
9. The Sundowners (Zinneman, 1960) 9,5 / 10
10. Where Danger Lives (Farrow, 1950) 9 / 10

Mitchum was also hilarious in What a Way To Go (1964), an episode of What's My Line (1960's), and the peeling session in the end of List of Adran Messenger (1963). ” - Topi Timonen
 
13.
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)...
“ 1. Great Expectasions (-46) 10 / 10
2. Tunes of Glory (-60) 10 / 10
3. Ladykillers (-55) 10 / 10
4. Kind Hearts and Cronets (-49) 10 / 10
5. The Lavender Hill Mob (-51) 10 / 10
6. Kafka (-91) 10 / 10
7. Murder By Death (-76) 10 / 10
8. Our Man in Havana (-60) 10 / 10
9. The Bridge Over River Kwai (-57) 10 / 10
10. The Man in A White Suit (-51) 9,5 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
14.
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...
“ 1. Born Yesterday (-50) 10 / 10
2. Sunset Boulevard (-50) 10 / 10
3. The Moon is Blue (-53) 10 / 10
4. Horse Soldiers (-59) 10 / 10
5. The Country Girl (-54) 10 / 10
6. Stalag 17 (-54) 10 / 10
7. Bridge Over River Kwai (-57) 10 / 10
8. Fedora (-78) 10 / 10
9. Network (-76) 10 / 10
10. The Invicible Stripes (-39) 10 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
15.
Jack Lemmon
Jack Lemmon was born in Newton, Massachusetts, to Mildred Burgess LaRue (Noel) and John Uhler Lemmon, Jr., the president of a doughnut company. His ancestry included Irish (from his paternal grandmother) and English. Jack attended Ward Elementary near his Newton, MA home. At age 9 he was sent to Rivers Country Day School...
“ 1. The Apartment (Wilder, 1960) 10 / 10
2. Days of Wine and Roses (Edwards, 1962) 10 / 10
3. Irma La Douce (Wilder, 1963) 10 / 10
4. Mister Roberts (Ford, 1954) 10 / 10
5. The Front Page (Wilder, 1974) 10 / 10
6. The Fortune Cookie (Wilder, 1966) 10 / 10
7. It Should Happen To You (Cukor, 1954) 9,5 / 10
8. Save The Tiger (Avidsen, 1973) 9,5 / 10
9. Glengarry Glenn Ross (Foley, 1992) 9,5 / 10
10. The Grumpier Old Men (Deutch, 1995) 9,5 / 10

Jack Lemmon was also very funny in The Simpsons. He has also done some really bad movies like Bagger Vance (1 / 10), and Short Cuts (2 / 10). ” - Topi Timonen
 
16.
Marlene Dietrich
Her father was a police lieutenant and imbued in her a military attitude to life. Marlene was known in school for her "bedroom eyes" and her first affairs were at this stage in her life - a professor at the school was terminated. She entered the cabaret scene in 1920s Germany, first as a spectator then as a cabaret singer...
“ 1. Angel (Lubitsch, 1937) 10 / 10
2. Foreign Affair (Wilder, 1948) 10 / 10
3. The Devil is a Woman (Sternberg, 1935) 10 / 10
4. The Scarlett Empress (Sternberg, 1934) 10 / 10
5. Judgement at Nurnberg (Kramer, 1961) 10 / 10
6. The Touch of Evil (Welles, 1958) 10 / 10
7. The Spoilers (Enright, 1942) 9,5 / 10
8. Blonde Venus (Sternberg, 1932) 9,5 / 10
9. Manpower (Walsh, 1941) 9,5 / 10
10. The Blue Angel (Sternberg, 1930, the german version) 9 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
17.
James Cagney
Actor, White Heat
One of Hollywood's preeminent male stars of all time (eclipsed, perhaps, only by "King" Clark Gable and arguably by Gary Cooper or Spencer Tracy), and the cinema's quintessential "tough guy", James Cagney was also an accomplished--if rather stiff--hoofer and easily played light comedy. James Francis Cagney was born on the Lower East Side of Manhattan in New York City...
“ 1. White Heat (-49) 10 / 10
2. Angels With Dirty Faces (-38) 10 / 10
3. Yankee Doodle Dandy (-42) 10 / 10
4. One, Two, Three (-61) 10 / 10
5. Mr. Roberts (-55) 10 / 10
6. Run For Cover (-55) 10 / 10
7. G' Men (-35) 9,5 / 10
8. Footlight Parade (-33) 9,5 / 10
9. The Public Enemy (-31) 9,5 / 10
10. The Bride Came C.O.D. (-41) 9 / 10

I didn't count Mutiny on Bounty (1936), because he just worked as an extra. ” - Topi Timonen
 
18.
Edmond O'Brien
Oscar-winner Edmond O'Brien was one of the most-respected character actors in American cinema, from his heyday of the mid-1940s through the late 1960s. Born on September 10, 1915, in the New York City borough of The Bronx, O'Brien learned the craft of performance as a magician, reportedly tutored by neighbor Harry Houdini...
“ 1. White Heat (-49) 10 / 10
2. Seven Days in May (-65) 10 / 10
3. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (-62) 10 / 10
4. The Hunchback of Notre Dame (-39) 10 / 10
5. The Hitchhiker (-53) 9,5 / 10
6. Barefoot Contessa (-54) 9,5 / 10
7. Shield For Murder (-53) 9,5 / 10
8. The Great Impostor (-61) 9 / 10
9. The Killers (-46) 9 / 10
10. The Bigamist (-53) 9 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
19.
Judy Holliday
Rejected by the Yale Drama School, Judy began in the theater as a backstage operator for Orson Welles' Mercury Theater. She made her stage debut when she joined Betty Comden and Adolph Green in a cabaret group called the Revuers. Working their way up through the circuit, the group was hired by 20th Century Fox to appear in the film Greenwich Village...
“ 1. Born Yesterday (-50) 10 / 10
2. On The Town (-49) 10 / 10
3. Bells Are Ringing (-60) 9,5 / 10
4. It Should Happen To You (-54) 9,5 / 10
5. Pffffth! (-56) 9 / 10
6. Adam's Rib (-49) 8 / 10
7. The Marrying Kind (-52) 6,5 / 10
8. The Solid-Gold Cadillac (-56) 6,5 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
20.
Henry Fonda
Henry Jaynes Fonda was born in Grand Island, Nebraska, to Elma Herberta (Jaynes) and William Brace Fonda, who worked in advertising and printing. His recent ancestry included Dutch, English, and Scottish. Fonda started his acting debut with the Omaha Community Playhouse, a local amateur theater troupe directed by Dorothy Brando...
“ 1. Grapes of Wrath (Ford, 1940) 10 / 10
2. 12 Angry Men (Lumet, 1958) 10 / 10
3. Young Mr. Lincoln (Ford, 1939) 10 / 10
4. Fort Apache (Ford, 1948) 10 / 10
5. The Ox-Bow Incident (Wellman, 1943) 10 / 10
6. The Boston Strangler (Fleischer, 1968) 10 / 10
7. Once Upon A Time In The West (Leone, 1968) 10 / 10
8. Lady Eve (P. Sturges, 1941) 10 / 10
9. Mister Roberts (Ford, LeRoy, 1952) 10 / 10
10. My Darling Clementine (Ford, 1946) 10 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
21.
Burt Lancaster
Burt Lancaster, one of five children, was born in Manhattan, to Elizabeth (Roberts) and James Henry Lancaster, a postal worker. All of his grandparents were immigrants from Northern Ireland. He was a tough street kid who took an early interest in gymnastics. He joined the circus as an acrobat and worked there until he was injured...
“ 1. Seven Days in May (-65) 10 / 10
2. Il Gattopardo (-63) 10 / 10
3. The Conversation Piece (-76) 10 / 10
4. 1900 (-76) 10 / 10
5. The Sweet Smell Of Success (-57) 10 / 10
6. From Here To Eternity (-53) 10 / 10
7. Judgement At Nurnberg (-61) 10 / 10
8. Gunfight At O.K. Corral (-57) 9,5 / 10
9. Separate Tables (-58) 9,5 / 10
10. The Train (-64) 9,5 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
22.
John Mills
Actor, Gandhi
Sir John Mills, one of the most popular and beloved English actors, was born Lewis Ernest Watts Mills on February 22, 1908, at the Watts Naval Training College in North Elmham, Norfolk, England. The young Mills grew up in Felixstowe, Suffolk, where his father was a mathematics teacher and his mother was a theater box-office manager...
“ 1. Great Expectasions (-46) 10 / 10
2. This Happy Breed (-44) 10 / 10
3. Tunes of Glory (-60) 10 / 10
4. The October Man (-47) 10 / 10
5. Tiger Bay (-59) 9,5 / 10
6. Ice Cold in Alex (-58) 9,5 / 10
7. Morning Departure (-50) 9 / 10
8. The Way To The Stars (-45) 9 / 10
9. Waterloo Road (-45) 9 / 10
10. Flame In The Streets (-61) 9 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
23.
Charles Boyer
Actor, Gaslight
Charles Boyer studied philosophy before he went to the theater where he gave his debut in 1920. Although he had at first no intentions to pursue a career at the movies (his first movie was L'homme du large by Marcel L'Herbier) he used his chance in Hollywood after several filming stations all over Europe...
“ 1. Algiers (-38) 10 / 10
2. Madame De (-53) 10 / 10
3. Tovarich (-37) 10 / 10
4. Gas Light (-44) 10 / 10
5. Love Affair (-37) 10 / 10
6. Fanny (-61) 9,5 / 10
7. Conquest (-37) 9 / 10
8. Flesh and Fantasy: Episode 3 (-43) 9 / 10
9. All This and Heaven Too (-40) 8,5 / 10
10. Hold Back the Dawn (-41) 8,5 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
24.
Jean-Pierre Léaud
Jean-Pierre Léaud is not everybody's cup of tea for sure, but will remain an important name in film history. As an actor he can be adored or hated for exactly the same reasons: he is one of those rare players that directors let improvise his dialogue, which gets on certain viewers' nerves while it fascinates others...
“ 1. The Mother and The Whore (Eustache, 1073) 10 / 10
2. La Nuit Americaine (Truffaut, 1973) 10 / 10
3. Pierrot le Flou (Godard, 1965) 10 / 10
4. 400 Blows (Truffaut, 1958) 10 / 10
5. Maskulin Feminin (Godard, 1964) 10 / 10
6. Last Tango In Paris (Bertolucci, 1973) 10 / 10
7. Le testament d'Orphee (Cocteu, 1960) 10 / 10
8. La vie de Boheme (A. Kaurismäki, 1992) 10 / 10
9. Baisers Voles (Truffaut, 1968) 9,5 / 10
10. Domicile Conjugal (Truffaut, 1970) 9,5 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
25.
“ 1. Niskavuori taistelee (E. Laine, 1957) 10 / 10
2. Komisaario Palmun erehdys (Kassila, 1960) 10 / 10
3. Rakas lurjus (Särkkä, 1954) 10 / 10
4. SF -paraati (Särkkä, 1941) 10 / 10
5. Kaasua, Komisario Palmu (Kassila, 1961) 10 / 10
6. Tähdet kertovat, Komisario Palmu (Kassila, 1962) 10 / 10
7. Päämaja (Kassila, 1970)
8. Tyttö kuunsillalta (Kassila, 1954) 10 / 10
9. Kirkastettu sydän (Unho, 1943) 9,5 / 10
10. Vodkaa, Komisario Palmu (Kassila, 1970) 9 / 10

Also excellent in the tv-movie Kustaa III. ” - Topi Timonen
 
26.
Alain Delon
Alain Fabien Maurice Marcel Delon was born in Sceaux, Hauts-de-Seine, France, to Édith (Arnold) and Fabien Delon. His father was of French and Corsican Italian descent, and his mother was of French and German ancestry. His parents divorced early on, and Delon had a stormy childhood, being frequently expelled from school...
“ 1. Le Sammourai (-67) 10 / 10
2. L'Eclisse (-62) 10 / 10
3. Le Cercle Rouge (-70) 10 / 10
4. Il Gattopardo (-63) 10 / 10
5. Plein soleil (-60) 10 / 10
6. Rocco e i suoi fratelli (-60) 10 / 10
7. Un Flic (-72) 9,5 / 10
8. Melodie en sois-sol (-62) 9 / 19
9. La piscine (-69) 9 / 10
10. The Sicilian Clan (-69) 9 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
27.
Tony Curtis
Tony Curtis was born Bernard Schwartz, the eldest of three children of Helen (Klein) and Emanuel Schwartz, Jewish immigrants from Hungary. Curtis himself admits that while he had almost no formal education, he was a student of the "school of hard knocks" and learned from a young age that the only person who ever had his back was himself...
“ 1. The Boston Strangler (-68) 10 / 10
2. The Defiant Ones (-58) 10 / 10
3. The Sweet Smell Of Success (-57) 10 / 10
4. Rosemary's Baby (-68) 10 / 10
5. Spartacus (-60) 9,5 / 10
6. The Vikings (-58) 9,5 / 10
7. Winchester '73 (-53) 9,5 / 10
8. Who Was That Lady (-60) 9,5 / 10
9. The Great Impostor (-61) 9,5 / 10
10. The Great Race (-65) 9,5 / 10

Hmm... I seemed to have ranked two very small appereances (Rosemary and Winchester). I think Curtis may be one of the most underrated actors in Hollywood history. Not that many people took him seriously, mainly because of his good looks. ” - Topi Timonen
 
28.
John Wayne
John Wayne was born Marion Robert Morrison in Iowa, to Mary Alberta (Brown) and Clyde Leonard Morrison, a pharmacist. He was of English, Ulster-Scots, and Irish ancestry. Clyde developed a lung condition that required him to move his family from Iowa to the warmer climate of southern California, where they tried ranching in the Mojave Desert...
“ 1. The Quiet Man (-52) 10 / 10
2. Rio Bravo (-59) 10 / 10
3. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (-62) 10 / 10
4. The Searchers (-56) 10 / 10
5. She Wore A Yellow Ribbon (-49) 10 / 10
6. Stagecoach (-39) 10 / 10
7. El Dorado (-66) 10 / 10
8. Fort Apache (-48) 10 / 10
9. Horse Soldiers (-59) 10 / 10
10. Hatari! (-61) 10 / 10

Having seen over 100 John Wayne -movies, the choosing was quite hard. I also have to give credit to Wayne's television work I have seen; his appereances in Screen Director's Playhouse, Wagon Trail (cameo), Fred Astaire presents (cameo) and of course Lucy Show. ” - Topi Timonen
 
29.
Bing Crosby
Bing Crosby was born Harry Lillis Crosby, Jr. in Tacoma, Washington, the fourth of seven children of Catherine Helen "Kate" (Harrigan) and Harry Lowe Crosby, a brewery bookkeeper. He was of English and Irish descent. Crosby studied law at Gonzaga University in Spokane but was more interested in playing the drums and singing with a local band...
“ 1. The Bells of St. Mary's (McCarey, 1945) 10 / 10
2. The Emperor Waltz (Wilder, 1948) 10 / 10
3. The Country Girl (Seaton, 1956) 10 / 10
4. Going My Way (McCarey, 1944) 10 / 10
5. Blue Skies (Heisler, 1946) 9,5 / 10
6. High Society (Walters, 1956) 9,5 / 10
7. Road to Bali (Walker, 1952) 9,5 / 10
8. Road to Morocco (Butler, 1942) 9,5 / 10
9. Here Comes The Groom (Capra, 1952) 9,5 / 10
10. Rhytm of The River (Schertzinger, 1940) 9,5 / 10

His Memoirs "Call Me Lucky" was also a good read. Whoever wrote it... ” - Topi Timonen
 
30.
Judy Garland
One of the brightest, most tragic movie stars of Hollywood's Golden Era, Judy Garland was a much-loved character whose warmth and spirit, along with her rich and exuberant voice, kept theatre-goers entertained with an array of delightful musicals. She was born Frances Ethel Gumm on 10 June 1922 in Minnesota...
“ 1. Wizard of Oz (-39) 10 / 10
2. A Star Is Born (-56) 10 / 10
3. Meet Me in St. Louis (-44) 10 / 10
4. Judgement at Nurnberg (-61) 10 / 10
5. Love Finds Andy Hardy (-38) 9,5 / 10
6. Strike Up the Band (-41) 9 / 10
7. Listen Darling (-39) 9 / 10
8. Easter Parade (-48) 8,5 / 10
9. The Harvey Girls (-46) 8,5 / 10
10. In The Good Old Summertime (-49) 8,5 / 10

One of Judy's greatest acomplisments, if not the greatest, was the live album Judy at the Carnegie Hall. ” - Topi Timonen
 
31.
Frank Sinatra
Frank Sinatra was born in Hoboken, New Jersey, to Italian immigrants Natalina Della (Garaventa), from Northern Italy, and Saverio Antonino Martino Sinatra, a Sicilian boxer, fireman, and bar owner. Growing up on the gritty streets of Hoboken made Sinatra determined to work hard to get ahead. Starting out as a saloon singer in musty little dives (he carried his own P.A...
“ 1. Some Came Running (-58) 10 / 10
2. On The Town (-49) 10 / 10
3. Man With The Golden Arm (-56) 10 / 10
4. Manchurian Candidate (-62) 10 / 10
5. From Here To Eternity (-53) 10 / 10
6. The Joker is Wild (-57) 9,5 / 10
7. High Society (-56) 9,5 / 10
8. Suddenly (-54) 9,5 / 10
9. Tony Rome (-67) 9,5 / 10
10. Anchors Aweight (-45) 9,5 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
32.
Greta Garbo
Actress, Ninotchka
Greta Garbo was born Greta Lovisa Gustafsson on September 18, 1905, in Stockholm, Sweden, to Anna Lovisa (Johansdotter), who worked at a jam factory, and Karl Alfred Gustafsson, a laborer. She was fourteen when her father died, which left the family destitute. Greta was forced to leave school and go to work in a department store...
“ 1. Ninotchka (-37) 10 / 10
2. Queen Christina (-33) 9,5 / 10
3. Joyless Street (-25) 9,5 / 10
4. Conquest (-37) 9 / 10
5. The Kiss (-29) 9 / 10
6. The Painted Veil (-34) 9 / 10
7. Grand Hotel (-32) 8 / 10
8. Mata Hari (-31) 8 / 10
9. As You Desire Me (-32) 7,5 / 10
10. Anna Christie (-30) 7,5 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
33.
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...
“ 1. Godfather, Part II (-74) 10 / 10
2. Godfather (-72) 10 / 10
3. Dog Day Afternoon (-75) 10 / 10
4. ... And Justice For All (-78) 10 / 10
5. Frankie and Johnny (-91) 10 / 10
6. Carlito's Way (-93) 10 / 10
7. The Merchant of Venice (-04) 10 / 10
8. Serpico (-73) 9,5 / 10
9. The Insider (-99) 9,5 / 10
10. You Don't Know Jack (-10) 9,5 / 10

As of 2017, I've seen all of Al Pacino's films. Besides the masterworks, he also has some of the most awful things I've ever seen in his filmography. Gigli, Jack and Jill, Misconduct, Two Bits, Revolution, Bobby Deerfield... ” - Topi Timonen
 
34.
“ 1. Equinox Flower (-58) 10 / 10
2. An Autumn Afternoon (-62) 10 / 10
3. Early Spring (-56) 10 / 10
4. Tokyo Story (-54) 10 / 10
5. High and Low (-63) 10 / 10
6. The Bad Sleep Well (-60) 10 / 10
7. Ikiru (-51) 10 / 10
8. Late Autumn (-60) 10 / 10
9. Throne of Blood (-57) 10 / 10
10. Tokyo Twilight (-57) 10 / 10

He seems to have systematically acted in all my favorite films, at least all Japanese ones. ” - Topi Timonen
 
35.
Michel Simon
Actor, L'Atalante
The son of a sausage-maker, Michel Simon was conscripted into the Swiss Army at the start of World War I, but was thrown out through a combination of tuberculosis and general insubordination. He was variously a boxer, photographer, general handyman and right-wing anarchist, finally becoming a stage actor in Geneva in 1920...
“ 1. Le quai des brumes (-38) 10 / 10
2. Boudu (-32) 10 / 10
3. L'Atalante (-34) 10 / 10
4. La passion d'Jean D'arc (-28) 9,5 / 10
5. La chienne (-31) 9,5 / 10
6. The Train (-64) 9,5 / 10
7. Drole de drame (-37) 9,5 / 10
8. The Most Wonderful Evening of My Life (-72) 6,5 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
36.
Dean Martin
If there had to be an image for cool, the man to fit it would be Dean Martin. Martin was born Dino Paul Crocetti in Steubenville, Ohio, to Angela (Barra) and Gaetano Alfonso Crocetti, a barber. His father was an Italian immigrant, and his mother was of Italian descent. He spoke only Italian until age five...
“ 1. Rio Bravo (-59) 10 / 10
2. Some Came Running (-58) 10 / 10
3. Artists and Models (-54) 10 / 10
4. The Stooge (-52) 10 / 10
5. Hollywood Or Bust (-56) 10 / 10
6. The Jumping Jacks (-53) 10 / 10
7. Bells Are Ringing (-60) 9,5 / 10
8. The Young Lions (-58) 9,5 / 10
9. Kiss Me Stupid (-64) 9,5 / 10
10. Pardners (-55) 9,5 / 10

Also awesome in the television classic "Colgate Comedy Hour". ” - Topi Timonen
 
37.
Dustin Hoffman
Dustin Lee Hoffman was born in Los Angeles, California, to Lillian (Gold) and Harry Hoffman, who was a furniture salesman and prop supervisor for Columbia Pictures. He was raised in a Jewish family (from Ukraine, Russia-Poland, and Romania). Hoffman graduated from Los Angeles High School in 1955, and went to Santa Monica City College...
“ 1. The Graduate (Nichols, 1967) 10 / 10
2. Kramer vs. Kramer (Benton, 1979) 10 / 10
3. Lenny (Fosse, 1974) 10 / 10
4. Tootsie (Pollack, 1982) 10 / 10
5. The Marathon Man (Schlesinger, 1976) 9,5 / 10
6. Midnight Cowboy (Schlesinger, 1969) 9,5 / 10
7. Little Big Man (A. Penn, 1971) 9,5 / 10
8. The President's Men (Pakula, 1975) 9,5 / 10
9. Hook (Spielberg, 1991) 9,5 / 10
10. Rain Man (Levinson, 1989) 9,5 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
38.
James Mason
James Mason was a great English actor of British and American films. He was born in Yorkshire, and attended Marlborough and Cambridge, where he discovered acting on a lark, and abandoned a planned career as an architect. Following work in stock companies, he joined the Old Vic under the guidance of Sir Tyrone Guthrie and of Alexander Korda...
“ 1. North By Northwest (-59) 10 / 10
2. A Star Is Born (-54) 10 / 10
3. Lolita (-62) 10 / 10
4. 20 000 Leagues Unde The Sea (-54) 9,5 / 10
5. Odd Man Out (-48) 9,5 / 10
6. Pandora And The Flying Dutchman (-51) 9 / 10
7. Bigger Than Life (-55) 9 / 10
8. Child's Play (-73) 9 / 10
9. The Boys From Brazil (-78) 9 / 10
10. The Desert Fox (-51) 9 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
39.
Shirley MacLaine
Actress, The Apartment
Shirley MacLaine was born Shirley MacLean Beaty in Richmond, Virginia. Her mother, Kathlyn Corinne (MacLean), was a drama teacher from Nova Scotia, Canada, and her father, Ira Owens Beaty, a professor of psychology and real estate agent, was from Virginia. Her brother, Warren Beatty, was born on March 30, 1937. Her ancestry includes English and Scottish...
“ 1. The Apartment (-60) 10 / 10
2. Steel Magnolias (-89) 10 / 10
3. Some Came Running (-58) 10 / 10
4. Artists and Models (-55) 10 / 10
5. The Trouble With Harry (-55) 10 / 10
6. Irma La Douce (-63) 10 / 10
7. Being There (-79) 9,5 / 10
8. What A Way To Go! (-64) 9,5 / 10
9. Children's Hour (-61) 9,5 / 10
10. Terms of Endearment (-83) 8,5 / 10

Also have to say that she was great in Postcards from the edge, even though the movie wasn't that good. She was also quite excellent in Downton Abbey. ” - Topi Timonen
 
40.
Gregory Peck
Gregory Peck first film, Days of Glory, was released in 1944. He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor five times, four of which came in his first five years of film acting: for The Keys of the Kingdom (1944), The Yearling (1946), Gentleman's Agreement (1947), and Twelve O'Clock High (1949)...
“ 1. Moby Dick (-56) 10 / 10
2. To Kill A Mockinbird (-62) 10 / 10
3. Roman Holiday (-53) 10 / 10
4. At The Beach (-58) 10 / 10
5. Spellbound (-45) 10 / 10
6. Cape Fear (-62) 10 / 10
7. The Yerling (-46) 9,5 / 10
8. Guns of Navarone (-60) 9,5 / 10
9. Gentleman's Agreement (-47) 9 / 10
10. The Boys From Brazil (-78 ) 9 / 10


The doumentary "A Conversation with Gregory Peck" is one of my favourite documentaries. Didn't count in to the film list. ” - Topi Timonen
 
41.
Laurence Olivier
Actor, Rebecca
Laurence Olivier could speak William Shakespeare's lines as naturally as if he were "actually thinking them", said English playwright Charles Bennett, who met Olivier in 1927. Laurence Kerr Olivier was born in Dorking, Surrey, England, to Agnes Louise (Crookenden) and Gerard Kerr Olivier, a High Anglican priest. His surname came from a great-great-grandfather who was of French Huguenot origin...
“ 1. Brideshead Revisited (TV, 1981) 10 / 10
2. Hamlet (-48) 10 / 10
3. Sleuth (-72) 10 / 10
4. Rebecca (-40) 10 / 10
5. Richard III (-53) 10 / 10
6. Marathon Man (-76) 10 / 10
7. Bounty (-86) 10 / 10
8. Spartacus (-60) 9,5 / 10
9. Love Among The Ruins (TV, -75) 9,5 / 10
10. Henry V (-44) 9,5 / 10

I ranked Brideshead number one. Even though not Olivier's greatest performance, I think it's the greatest title he was ever in. I did'nt count "This Happy Breed" to the list, because he was just the narrator, and I had seen enough roles from him. ” - Topi Timonen
 
42.
Jack Nicholson
Jack Nicholson, an American actor, producer, director and screenwriter, is a three-time Academy Award winner and twelve-time nominee. Nicholson is also notable for being one of two actors - the other being Michael Caine - who have received Oscar nomination in every decade from the 1960s through the early 2000s...
“ 1. One Flew Over Cockoo's Nest (Forman, 1975) 10 / 10
2. A Few Good Men (Reiner, 1992) 10 / 10
3. The Shining (Kubrick, 1980) 10 / 10
4. The Passenger (Antonioni, 1975) 10 / 10
5. Chinatown (Polanski, 1974) 9,5 / 10
6. Heartburn (Nichols, 1985) 9,5 / 10
7. As Good As It Gets (Brooks, 1997) 9,5 / 10
8. Batman (Burton, 1989) 9,5 / 10
9. the Last Detail (Ashby, 1973) 9,5 / 10
10. About Scmidt (Payne, 2002) 9,5 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
43.
Michael Douglas
Actor, The Game
An actor with over forty years of experience in theatre, film, and television, Michael Douglas branched out into independent feature production in 1975 with the Academy Award-winning One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. Since then, as a producer and as an actor-producer, he has shown an uncanny knack for choosing projects that reflect changing trends and public concerns...
“ 1. American President (Reiner, 1995) 10 / 10
2. Wall Street (Stone, 1987) 10 / 10
3. Fatal Atraction (Lyne, 1987) 10 / 10
4. Wonderboys (Hanson, 2000)
5. Romancing The Stone (Zemeckis, 1985) 10 / 10
6. Falling Down (Schumacher, 1993) 10 / 10
7. Basic Instinct (Verhoeven, 1992) 10 / 10
8. The Game (Fincher, 1997) 10 / 10
9. Perfect Murder (Davis, 1998) 9,5 / 10
10. China Syndrome (Bridges, 1979) 9,5 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
44.
Deborah Kerr
Deborah Kerr was born on 30 September 1921 in Helensburgh, Scotland, the daughter of Captain Arthur Kerr-Trimmer. She was educated at Northumberland House, Clifton, Bristol. She first performed at the Open Air Theatre in Regent's Park, London. She subsequently performed with the Oxford Repertory Company 1939-40...
“ 1. Heaven Knows, Mr. Allyson (-57) 10 / 10
2. An Affair to Remember (-57) 10 / 10
3. The Night of The Iguana (-64) 10 / 10
4. From Here To Eternity (-53) 10 / 10
5. The Sundowners (-60) 9,5 / 10
6. Separate Tables (-58) 9,5 / 10
7. The King And I (-56) 9,5 / 10
8. Julius Caesar (-53) 8 / 10
9. Black Narcissus (-48) 8 / 10
10. The Innocent (-61) 8 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
45.
“ 1. Equinox Flower (-58) 10 / 10
2. Late Autumn (-60) 10 / 10
3. Kaseki (-75) 10 / 10
4. Flavor of Green Tea Over Rice (-52) 9,5 / 10
5. There Was A Father (-42) 9,5 / 10
6. Brothers and Sisters of the Toda Family (-41) 8 / 10
7. Devil's Gate Island (-77) 7 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
46.
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...
“ 1. Casablanca (-42) 10 / 10
2. Angels with Dirty Faces (-38) 10 / 10
3. The Treasure of Sierra Madre (-48) 10 / 10
4. In a Lonely Place (-50) 10 / 10
5. The Big Sleep (-46) 10 / 10
6. High Sierra (-41) 10 / 10
7. Key Largo (-48) 10 / 10
8. The Maltese Falcon (-41) 10 / 10
9. The African Queen (-51) 10 / 10
10. The Dark Passage (-47) 10 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
47.
Gene Kelly
Eugene Curran Kelly was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the third son of Harriet Catherine (Curran) and James Patrick Joseph Kelly, a phonograph salesman. His father was of Irish descent and his mother was of Irish and German ancestry. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer was the largest and most powerful studio in Hollywood when Gene Kelly arrived in town in 1941...
“ 1. On The Town (-49) 10 / 10
2. It's Always Fair Weather (-56) 10 / 10
3. Singin' In The Rain (-52) 10 / 10
4. The Young Girls Of Rochefort (-67) 10 / 10
5. Anchor's Aveight (-45) 9,5 / 10
6. What A Way To Go! (-64) 9,5 / 10
7. American in Paris (-51) 9,5 / 10
8. Brigadoon (-54) 9 / 10
9. Take Me Out To The Ball Game (-49) 9 / 10
10. The Three Musketeers (-48) 9 / 10

Didn't count That's entertainment and the first sequel to the list, because they are more documentaries. ” - Topi Timonen
 
48.
Ingrid Bergman
Actress, Casablanca
Ingrid Bergman was one of the greatest actresses from Hollywood's lamented Golden Era. Her natural and unpretentious beauty and her immense acting talent made her one of the most celebrated figures in the history of American cinema. Bergman is also one of the most Oscar-awarded actresses, tied with Meryl Streep, both second only to Katharine Hepburn...
“ 1. Casablanca (-42) 10 / 10
2. Voyage In Italy (-54) 10 / 10
3. Bell's of St. Mary's (-45) 10 / 10
4. Gaslight (-44) 10 / 10
5. Stromboli (-50) 10 / 10
6. Europa '51 (-51) 10 / 10
7. Notorious (-46) 9,5 / 10
8. Spellbound (-45) 9,5 / 10
9. Intermezzo (-36) 9 / 10
10. Autumn Sonata (-78) 8,5 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
49.
Willem Dafoe
Actor, Spider-Man
Willem Dafoe was born in Appleton, Wisconsin, to Muriel Isabel (Sprissler), a nurse, and Dr. William Alfred Dafoe, a surgeon. He is of German, French, English, Irish, and Scottish descent. In 1979, Dafoe was given a small role in Michael Cimino's Heaven's Gate from which he was fired. His first feature role came shortly after in Kathryn Bigelow's The Loveless...
“ 1. Antichrist (-09) 10 / 10
2. Wild at Heart (-90) 10 / 10
3. Pasolini (-14) 10 / 10
4. Mississippi Burning (-88) 9,5 / 10
5. Shadow of the Vampire (-00) 9,5 / 10
6. Cry-baby (-90) 9,5 / 10
7. Spider-man (-02) 9 / 10
8. Platoon (-86) 8,5 / 10
9. The Last Temptation of Christ (-88) 8,5 / 10
10. Born On The 4th of July (-89) 8,5 / 10

And what a creepy voice role in Tales of the Earthsea! ” - Topi Timonen
 
50.
Herbert Marshall
Herbert Marshall had trained to become a certified accountant, but his interest turned to the stage. He lost a leg while serving in World War I, he was rehabilitated with a wooden leg. This did not stop him from making good his decision to make the stage as his vocation. He used a very deliberate square-shouldered and guided walk - largely unnoticeable - to cover up his disability...
“ 1. Angel (-37) 10 / 10
2. The Razor's Edge (-46) 10 / 10
3. Trouble In Paradise (-32) 10 / 10
4. Blonde Venus (-32) 9,5 / 10
5. Angel Face (-52) 9,5 / 10
6. Little Foxes (-41) 9 / 10
7. Foreign Correspondent (-41) 9 / 10
8. The Secret Garden (-49) 9 / 10
9. The Painted Veil (-34) 9 / 10
10. Hitchcock Presents: A Bottle of Wine (TV, -57) 9 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
51.
Miriam Hopkins
Born in Savannah, Georgia and brought up in nearby Bainbridge, Miriam Hopkins spent most of her formative years with her maternal grandmother. She received her secondary education in Barre, Vermont and then Syracuse University. Upon graduation, she went to New York to become a ballet dancer, but instead gravitated towards Broadway revues and vaudeville instead...
“ 1. Trouble in Paradise (-32) 10 / 10
2. The Smiling Lieutenant (-31) 10 / 10
3. The Chase (-66) 10 / 10
4. Old Acquaintance (-43) 9,5 / 10
5. The Children's Hour (-61) 9,5 / 10
6. The Heiress (-48) 9 / 10
7. The Old Maid (-39) 9 / 10
8. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (-31) 9 / 10
9. The Stranger's Return (-33) 8,5 / 10
10. Carrie (-52) 8,5 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
52.
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...
“ 1. Vertigo (Hitchcock, 1958) 10 / 10
2. You Can't Take It With You (Capra, 1938) 10 / 10
3. Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (Ford, 1962) 10 / 10
4. It's A Wonderful Life (Capra, 1946) 10 / 10
5. Shop Around The Corner (Lubitsch, 1940) 10 / 10
6. The Naked Spur (A. Mann, 1954) 10 / 10
7. Rear Window (Hitchcock, 1954) 10 / 10
8. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (Capra, 1938) 9,5 / 10
9. Anatomy of A Murder (Preminger, 1959) 9,5 / 10
10. The Mortal Storm (-40) 9,5 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
53.
Broderick Crawford
Broderick Crawford is best remembered for two roles: his Oscar-winning turn as Willie Stark in All the King's Men, and as Chief Dan Matthews on the syndicated TV series Highway Patrol. He was also memorable as Judy Holliday's boisterous boyfriend in Born Yesterday. He was born William Broderick Crawford on December 9...
“ 1. Born Yesterday (-50) 10 / 10
2. Il Bidone (-56) 10 / 10
3. Human Desire (-54) 9,5 / 10
4. All The King's Men (-48) 9,5 / 10
5. Seven Sinners (-40) 9 / 10
6. Beau Geste (-39) 8,5 / 10
7. Not as a Stranger (-55) 8 / 10
8. Time of Your Life (-48) 7,5 / 10
9. Night People (-54) 6,5 / 10
10. Larceny, Inc. (-42) 4 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
54.
Katharine Hepburn
Born May 12, 1907 in Hartford, Connecticut, she was the daughter of a doctor and a suffragette, both of whom always encouraged her to speak her mind, develop it fully, and exercise her body to its full potential. An athletic tomboy as a child, she was also very close to her brother, Tom, and was devastated at age 14 to find him dead...
“ 1. The African Queen (-51) 10 / 10
2. A Lion In The Winter (-68) 10 / 10
3. Bringing Up Baby (-38) 10 / 10
4. Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (-67) 10 / 10
5. The Iron Petticoat (-55) 10 / 10
6. Love Among The Ruins (-75) 9,5 / 10
7. Long Day's Journey Into Night (-62) 9,5 / 10
8. Suddenly Last Summer (-57) 9,5 / 10
9. Holiday (-38) 9 / 10
10. The Woman of The Year (-43) 9 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
55.
Peter Falk
Actor, Columbo
Peter Michael Falk was born on September 16, 1927, in New York City, New York. At the age of 3, his right eye was surgically removed due to cancer. He graduated from Ossining High School, where he was president of his class. His early career choices involved becoming a certified public accountant, and...
“ 1. Columbo (TV, 1967 - 2003) 10 / 10
2. Wings of Derire (-87) 10 / 10
3. Murder by Death (-76) 10 / 10
4. A Woman Under The Influence (-74) 9,5 / 10
5. Robin and the 7 Hoods (-64) 9,5 / 10
6. The Great Race (-65) 9,5 / 10
7. The Princess Bride (-87) 9 / 10
8. The Twilight Zone: Mirror (TV, -61) 8,5 / 10
9. The Thing About My Folks (-06) 8,5 / 10
10. Brigadoon (TV, -66) 7,5 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
56.
“ 1. Mies tältä tähdeltä (-58) 10 / 10
2. Niskavuoren Heta (-52) 10 / 10
3. Vieras mies (-57) 10 / 10
4. Tuntematon sotilas (-55) 9,5 / 10
5. Skandaali tyttökoulussa (-60) 9,5 / 10
6. Yö on pitkä (-52) 9,5 / 10
7. Kovaa peliä pohjolassa (-59) 9,5 / 10
8. Minkkiturkki (-61) 9 / 10
9. Lakeuksien lukko (-51) 9 / 10
10. Pitkäjärveläiset (-51) 9 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
57.
Edward G. Robinson
Edward G. Robinson arrived in the United States at age ten, and his family moved into New York's Lower East Side. He took up acting while attending City College, abandoning plans to become a rabbi or lawyer. The American Academy of Dramatic Arts awarded him a scholarship, and he began work in stock...
“ 1. Double Indemnity (-44) 10 / 10
2. The Woman In The Window (-44) 10 / 10
3. Two Weeks In Another Town (-62) 10 / 10
4. The Stranger (-47) 9,5 / 10
5. Key Largo (-48) 9,5 / 10
6. Manpower (-41) 9,5 / 10
7. Flesh and Fantasy: Episode 2 (-43) 9,5 / 10
8. The Scarlet Street (-45) 9,5 / 10
9. The Old Man Who Cried Wolf (TV, 1970) 9 / 10
10. The Red House (-47) 9 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
58.
Cary Grant
Cary Grant was an English actor who became an American citizen in 1942. Known for his transatlantic accent, debonair demeanor, and "dashing good looks", Grant is considered one of classic Hollywood's definitive leading men. In 1999, the American Film Institute named Grant the second greatest male star of Golden Age Hollywood cinema (after Humphrey Bogart)...
“ 1. North by Northwest (Hitchcock, 1959) 10 / 10
2. Bringing Up Baby (Hawks, 1938) 10 / 10
3. Arsenic and Old Lace (Capra, 1946) 10 / 10
4. To Catch A Thief (Hitchcock, 1954) 10 / 10
5. My Favourite Wife (Kanin, 1940) 10 / 10
6. Father Goose (Neilson, 1965) 10 / 10
7. I'm No Angel (Ruggles, 1933) 9,5 / 10
8. Suspicion (Hitchcock, 1944) 9,5 / 10
9. Charade (Donen, 1963) 9,5 / 10
10. Blonde Venus (Sternberg, 1932) 9,5 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
59.
Joseph Cotten
Joseph Cheshire Cotten, Jr. was born in Petersburg, Virginia, into a well-to-do Southern family. He was the eldest of three sons born to Sally Whitworth (Willson) and Joseph Cheshire Cotten, Sr., an assistant postmaster. Jo (as he was known) and his brothers Whit and Sam spent their summers at their aunt and uncle's home at Virginia Beach...
“ 1. The Shadow Of A Doubt (-43) 10 / 10
2. Gaslight (-44) 10 / 10
3. The Last Sunset (-61) 10 / 10
4. A. Hitchcock Presents: Breakdown (TV -55) 10 / 10
5. The Third Man (-49) 10 / 10
6. Citizen Kane (-42) 9,5 / 10
7. Hush... Hush... Sweet Charlotte (-64) 9,5 / 10
8. The Touch Of Evil (-58) 9,5 / 10
9. The Magnificent Ambersons (-43) 9 / 10
10. Hitchcock Presents: Together (TV, -57) 9 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
60.
Gene Tierney
Actress, Laura
Gene Tierney was born in Brooklyn, New York, on November 19, 1920, to well-to-do parents. Her father was a very successful insurance broker and her mother was a former teacher. Her childhood was lavish indeed. She also lived, at times, with her equally successful grandparents in Connecticut and New York...
“ 1. Heaven Can Wait (-43) 10 / 10
2. The Razor's Edge (-46) 10 / 10
3. Leave Her To Heaven (-45) 9,5 / 10
4. Laura (-46) 9 / 10
5. The Ghost And Mrs. Muir (-48) 9 / 10
6. Tobacco Road (-40) 9 / 10
7. Where the Sidewalk Ends (-50) 9 / 10
8. Advise and Consent (-61) 9 / 10
9. Night and the City (-48) 8 / 10
10. Toys in the Attic (-63) 7 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
61.
Thomas Mitchell
Certainly there have been many phrases coined about Thomas Mitchell as one of the most recognizable and exemplary character actors of Hollywood's golden years, but behind that elfish demeanor was a talent to fit many hats. He was a first-generation American of Irish immigrants who settled in New Jersey...
“ 1. The Lost Horizon (-36) 10 / 10
2. Stagecoach (-39) 10 / 10
3. It's A Wonderful Life (-46) 10 / 10
4. Gone With The Wind (-39) 10 / 10
5. The Hunchback of Notre Dame (-39) 10 / 10
6. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (-39) 9,5 / 10
7. The Dark Mirror (-46) 9,5 / 10
8. Flesh and Fantasy: Episode 2 (-43) 9,5 / 10
9. The Black Swan (-42) 9 / 10
10. Moontide (-42) 9 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
62.
“ 1. Niskavuoren Heta (-52) 10 / 10
2. Elokuu (-56) 9,5 / 10
3. Niskavuori (-84) 9,5 / 10
4. Yövartija vain (-40) 9 / 10
5. Yhden yön hinta (-52) 8,5 / 10
6. Vihaan sinua - rakas (-52) 8 / 10
7. Minä soitan sinulle illalla (-54) 8 / 10
8. Kun on tunteet (-54) 6 / 10
9. Vain neljä kertaa (-68) 6 / 10
10. Evakko (-56) 6 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
63.
Gloria Grahame
Gloria Hallward was born in Los Angeles, California. She was the daughter of Michael Hallward, an architect, and Jean MacDougall, an actress whose stage name was Jean Grahame. Her mother later became her acting coach. Descended from royalty--King Edward III through her father's side--she was bred for acting at an early age...
“ 1. The Big Heat (-53) 10 / 10
2. The Bad and the Beautiful (-52) 10 / 10
3. It's A Wonderful Life (-46) 10 / 10
4. In A Lonely Place (-50) 10 / 10
5. Human Desire (-54) 9,5 / 10
6. Odds Against Tomorrow (-59) 8 / 10
7. Not as a Stranger (-55) 8 / 10
8. Black Noon (TV, -71) 8 / 10
9. Oklahoma! (-55) 7,5 / 10
10. Macao (-52) 7,5 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
64.
Henry Travers
British-born Henry Travers was a veteran of the English stage before emigrating to the U.S. in 1917. He gained more stage experience there on Broadway working with the Theatre Guild, and began his long film career with Reunion in Vienna. Travers' kindly, grandfatherly demeanor became familiar to filmgoers over the next 25 years...
“ 1. Shadow of A Doubt (-41) 10 / 10
2. It's A Wonderful Life (-46) 10 / 10
3. The Bells of St. Mary's (-45) 10 / 10
4. High Sierra (-41) 10 / 10
5. Mrs. Miniver (-42) 10 / 10
6. Random Harvest (-42) 9,5 / 10
7. Ball of Fire (-41) 9,5 / 10
8. The Yearling (-46) 9 / 10
9. Stanley and Livingstone (-39) 8 / 10
10. Edison, The Man (-40) 6,5 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
65.
Anthony Hopkins
Actor, Hannibal
Anthony Hopkins was born on December 31, 1937, in Margam, Wales, to Muriel Anne (Yeats) and Richard Arthur Hopkins, a baker. His parents were both of half Welsh and half English descent. Influenced by Richard Burton, he decided to study at College of Music and Drama and graduated in 1957. In 1965, he moved to London and joined the National Theatre...
“ 1. Remains of the day (Ivory, 1993) 10 / 10
2. Silence of the Lambs (Demme, 1991) 10 / 10
3. A Lion In The Winter (Harvey, 1968) 10 / 10
4. The Bounty (Donaldson, 1984) 10 / 10
5. Nixon (Stone, 1995) 10 / 10
6. You Will Meet A Tall... (Allen, 2010)
7. Hannibal (R. Scott, 2000) 9,5 / 10
8. Hearts in Atlantis (Hicks, 2001) 9,5 / 10
9. Red Dragon (Ratner, 2002) 9 / 10
10. Fracture (Hoblit, 2007) 9 / 10

Has also done his share of bad movies: Desperate Hours, Alexander, Proof, World's fastest indian, Grinch, MI 2, Red 2, Joe Black, Shadowlands, Chaplin, BS's Dracula, Amistad, The Edge, Legends of the Fall, When Eight Bells Toll, Misconduct... ” - Topi Timonen
 
66.
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...
“ 1. Casablanca (Curtiz, 1942) 10 / 10
2. M (Lang, 1931) 10 / 10
3. Der Verlorene (Lorre, 1951) 10 / 10
4. Arsenic And Old Lace (Capra, 1946) 10 / 10
5. The Man Who Knew Too Much (Hitchcock, 1934) 10 / 10
6. Stranger On the Third Floor (Ingster, 1940) 10 / 10
7. Maltese Falcon (Huston, 1939) 9,5 / 10
8. Crime and Punishment (Sternberg, 1936) 9,5 / 10
9. 20 000 Leagues Under the Sea (Fleischer, 1954) 9,5 / 10
10. Passage to Marseilles (Curtiz, 1943) 9 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
67.
Harpo Marx
Actor, Duck Soup
With the big, poofy, curly red hair, a top hat, and a horn, the lovable mute was the favorite of the Marx Brothers. Though chasing woman was a favorite routine of his in the movies, Harpo was a devoted father and husband. He adopted the mute routine in vaudeville and carried it over to the films. Harpo...
“ 1. Duck Soup (McCarey, 1933) 10 / 10
2. Monkey Business (MacLeod, 1931) 10 / 10
3. Animal Crackers (Heerman, 1930) 10 / 10
4. Horse Feathers (MacLeod, 1932) 10 / 10
5. Day At The Races (Wood, 1936) 10 / 10
6. Night At The Opera (Wood, 1935) 9,5 / 10
7. Room Service (Seiter, 1937) 9,5 / 10
8. The Cocoanuts (Florey & Santley, 1929) 9,5 / 10
9. Go West (Buzzell, 1940) 8,5 / 10
10. Love Happy (Miller, 1949) 8 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
68.
“ 1. This Happy Breed (-44) 10 / 10
2. Brief Encounter (-45) 10 / 10
3. The Captain's Paradise (-53) 9,5 / 10
4. In Which We Serve (-42) 8,5 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
69.
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...
“ 1. Beyond The Sea (Spacey, 2004) 10 / 10
2. Heartburn (Nichols, 1985) 9,5 / 10
3. Glengarry Glenn Ross (Foley, 1992) 9,5 / 10
4. Seven (Fincher, 1995) 9,5 / 10
5. American Beauty (Mendez, 1999) 9,5 / 10
6. Outbreak (Petersen, 1996) 9 / 10
7. Negotiator (Gray, 1998) 9 / 10
8. Usual Suspects (Singer, 1994) 9 / 10
9. Pay it Forward (Leder, 2000) 8,5 / 10
10. Margin Call (Chandor, 2011) 8,5 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
70.
Ward Bond
Gruff, burly American character actor. Born in 1903 in Benkelman, Nebraska (confirmed by Social Security records; sources stating 1905 or Denver, Colorado are in error.) Bond grew up in Denver, the son of a lumberyard worker. He attended the University of Southern California, where he got work as an...
“ 1. Rio Bravo (Hawks, 1959) 10 / 10
2. The Quiet Man (Ford, 1952) 10 / 10
3. Grapes of Wrath (Ford, 1940) 10 / 10
4. You Can't Take It With You (Capra, 1938) 10 / 10
5. It's A Wonderful Life (Capra, 1946) 10 / 10
6. Young Mr. Lincoln (Ford, 1939) 10 / 10
7. The Searchers (Ford, 1956) 10 / 10
8. It Happened One Night (Capra, 1934) 10 / 10
9. Bringing Up Baby (Hawks, 1938) 10 / 10
10. Fort Apache (Ford, 1948) 10 / 10

Ward was also great in the TV -series Wagon Train. ” - Topi Timonen
 
71.
Setsuko Hara
Actress, Tokyo Story
Setsuko Hara became one of Japan's best-loved stars over her 30-year film career. Her signature character type, variations on a daughter devoted to her parents and home, inspired the nickname that stayed with her until retirement: the Eternal Virgin. To some extent, reality mirrored her roles in these films...
“ 1. Late Spring (-49) 10 / 10
2. Tokyo Story (-53) 10 / 10
3. Early Summer (-51) 10 / 10
4. Late Autumn (-60) 10 / 10
5. Tokyo Twilight (-57) 10 / 10
6. The End of Summer (-61) 9,5 / 10
7. Repast (-51) 8 / 10
8. The Idiot (-53) 7,5 / 10
9. Sudden Rain (-56) 7,5 / 10
10. Kochiyama Soshun (-37) 7,5 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
72.
Montgomery Clift
Edward Montgomery Clift (nicknamed 'Monty' his entire life) was born on October 17, 1920 in Omaha, Nebraska, just after his twin sister Roberta and eighteen months after his brother Brooks Clift. He was the son of Ethel "Sunny" Anderson (Fogg) and William Brooks Clift. His father made a lot of money in banking but was quite poor during the depression...
“ 1. From Here To Eternity (-53) 10 / 10
2. Judgement at Nurnberg (-61) 10 / 10
3. Suddenly Last Summer (-57) 9,5 / 10
4. The Search (-48) 9,5 / 10
5. The Misfits (-61) 9 / 10
6. A Place In the Sun (-53) 9 / 10
7. Young Lions (-58) 9 / 10
8. The Heiress (-49) 9 / 10
9. Freud (-62) 9 / 10
10. Red River (-46) 8,5 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
73.
Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn was born Audrey Kathleen Hepburn-Ruston on May 4, 1929 in Brussels, Belgium. She was a blue-blood and a cosmopolitan from birth. Her mother, Ella van Heemstra, was a Dutch baroness; Audrey's father, Joseph Victor Anthony Hepburn-Ruston, was born in Úzice, Bohemia, of English and Austrian descent, and worked in business...
“ 1. Wait Until Dark (-67) 10 / 10
2. The Lavender Hill Mob (-51) 10 / 10
3. Roman Holiday (-53) 10 / 10
4. Sabrina (-54) 9,5 / 10
5. Love in the Afternoon (-57) 9 / 10
6. Charade (-63) 9,5 / 10
7. Children's Hour (-61) 9 / 10
8. Breakfast at Tiffany's (-63) 9 / 10
9. My Fair Lady (-65) 9 / 10
10. The Nun's Story (-59) 9 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
74.
Anthony Quinn
Anthony Quinn was born Antonio Rudolfo Oaxaca Quinn on April 21, 1915, in Chihuahua, Mexico, to Manuela (Oaxaca) and Francisco Quinn, who became an assistant cameraman at a Los Angeles (CA) film studio. His paternal grandfather was Irish, and the rest of his family was Mexican. After starting life in extremely modest circumstances in Mexico...
“ 1. Lust for Life (-56) 10 / 10
2. The Ox-Bow Incident (-43) 10 / 10
3. La Strada (-54) 10 / 10
4. Zorba The Greek (-64) 9,5 / 10
5. Last Train From Gun Hill (-58) 9,5 / 10
6. Guns of Navarone (-60) 9,5 / 10
7. Road to Morocco (-42) 9,5 / 10
8. Flap (-70) 9,5 / 10
9. Ulysses (-54) 9 / 10
10. Warlock (-59) 9 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
75.
Gunnar Björnstrand
Being the son of an acting father, Oscar Johanson, it isn't surprising that he wanted to be an actor already as a child. However, he first worked as a baker's apprentice, in a barber shop or in the docks. After the conscription he got his first role, a bit part on the theater Lilla Teatern in Stockholm...
“ 1. Såsom i en spegel (-61) 10 / 10
2. Fanny och Alexander - 6-hour vers. (-82) 10 / 10
3. Det Sjunde insglet (-57) 10 / 10
4. Nattsvardsgästerna (-63) 10 / 10
5. Smulltronstället (-57) 10 / 10
6. Hets (-44) 10 / 10
7. Persona (-66) 9,5 / 10
8. Skammen (-68) 9,5 / 10
9. Gycklarna's Afton (-53) 8,5 / 10
10. Det är aldrig för sent (-56) 8 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
76.
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...
“ 1. Last Tango in Paris (-73) 10 / 10
2. The Godfather (-72) 10 / 10
3. The Chase (-66) 10 / 10
4. Mutiny on Bounty (-61) 10 / 10
5. One-Eyed Jacks (-61) 10 / 10
6. The Fugitive Kind (-59) 9,5 / 10
7. Apocalypse Now! (-79) 9,5 / 10
8. Streeycar Named Desire (-51) 9,5 / 10
9. On The Waterfront (-54) 9,5 / 10
10. Bedtime Story (-64) 9 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
77.
Takashi Shimura
Japanese character actor Takashi Shimura was one of the finest film actors of the 20th century and a leading member of the "stock company" of master director Akira Kurosawa. A native of southern Japan, Shimura was a descendant of the samurai warrior class. Following university training, he founded a theatre company...
“ 1. High and Low (-63) 10 / 10
2. Seven Samurai (-54) 10 / 10
3. The Bad Sleep Well (-60) 10 / 10
4. Ikiru (-51) 10 / 10
5. Throne of Blood (-57) 10 / 10
6. Stray Dog (-51) 10 / 10
7. Red Beard (-65) 10 / 10
8. The Hidden Fortress (-58) 10 / 10
9. The Silent Duel (-49) 10 / 10
10. Drunken Angel (-49) 10 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
78.
Jerry Lewis
Jerry Lewis (born March 16, 1926) is an American comedian, actor, singer, film producer, screenwriter and film director. He is known for his slapstick humor in film, television, stage and radio. He was originally paired up with Dean Martin in 1946, forming the famed comedy team of Martin and Lewis. In addition to the duo's popular nightclub work...
“ 1. The Stooge (Taurog, 1952) 10 / 10
2. Artists and Models (Tashlin, 1955) 10 / 10
3. Who's Minding The Store (Tashlin, 1964) 10 / 10
4. Hollywood or Bust (Tashlin, 1956) 10 / 10
5. King of Comedy (Scorsese, 1983) 10 / 10
6. Jumping Jacks (Taurod, 1953) 10 / 10
7. Geisha Boy (Tashlin, 1958) 9,5 / 10
8. Rock-A-Bye Baby (Tashlin, 1957) 9,5 / 10
9. Nutty Professor (Lewis, 1963) 9,5 / 10
10. Family Jewls (Lewis, 1965) 9 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
79.
David Niven
David Niven was named after the Saint's Day on which he was born, St. David, patron Saint of Wales. He attended Stowe School and Sandhurst Military Academy and served for two years in Malta with the Highland Light Infantry. At the outbreak of World War II, although a top-line star, he re-joined the army (Rifle Brigade)...
“ 1. The Moon is Blue (-53) 10 / 10
2. Murder By Death (-76) 10 / 10
3. Separate Tables (-58) 9,5 / 10
4. Guns of Navarone (-61) 9,5 / 10
5. Bachelor Mother (-39) 9,5 / 10
6. The Pink Panther (-63) 9,5 / 10
7. The Wuthering Heights (-37) 9,5 / 10
8. Bluebeard's Eight Wife (-38) 9 / 10
9. Carringotn V.C. (-55) 9 / 10
10. A Matter of Life And Death (-46) 9 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
80.
Thelma Ritter
Actress, Rear Window
Thelma Ritter appeared in high school plays and was trained at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. In the 1940s she worked in radio. Her movie career was started with a bit part in the 1946 Miracle on 34th Street. In the movie she played a weary Xmas shopper. Her performance in the short scene was noticed by Darryl F. Zanuck who insisted her role be expanded...
“ 1. All About Eve (-50) 10 / 10
2. Rear Window (-54) 10 / 10
3. Pillow Talk (-59) 10 / 10
4. Pickup On South Street (-53) 10 / 10
5. Miracle on 34th Street (-47) 9,5 / 10
6. Boeing Boeng (-66) 9,5 / 10
7. The Misfits (-61) 9 / 10
8. A Hole in The Head (-58) 8,5 / 10
9. Birdman of Alcatraz (-63) 8 / 10
10. Hitchcock Presents: Baby Sitter (TV, -56) 8 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
81.
Buster Keaton
Joseph Frank Keaton was born on October 4, 1895 in Piqua, Kansas, to Joe Keaton and Myra Keaton. Joe and Myra were Vaudevillian comedians with a popular, ever-changing variety act, giving Keaton an eclectic and interesting upbringing. In the earliest days on stage, they traveled with a medicine show that included family friend...
“ 1. Seven Chances (Keaton, 1925) 10 / 10
2. Sherlock Jr. (Keaton, 1924) 10 / 10
3. The Navigator (Keaton, 1924) 10 / 10
4. Sunset Boulevard (Wilder, 1950) 10 / 10
5. Frozen North (Keaton, 1922) 10 / 10
6. One Week (Keaton, 1922) 10 / 10
7. Play House (Keaton, 1922) 10 / 10
8. Cameraman (Keaton, 1928) 10 / 10
9. Steamboat Bill Jr. (Bruckner, 1928) 10 / 10
10. Out West (Keaton, 1918) 9,5 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
82.
Jeremy Irons
Elegant and handsome British actor Jeremy Irons was born in Cowes, Isle of Wight, a small island just off the south coast of England. He is the son of Barbara Anne Brereton (Sharpe) and Paul Dugan Irons, an accountant. Young Jeremy didn't prove very fond of figures. A typical islander, he used to go to mainland England only once a year...
“ 1. Brideshead Revisited (-83) 10 / 10
2. Inland Empire (-06) 10 / 10
3. Kafka (-91) 10 / 10
4. Dead Ringers (-88) 9,5 / 10
5. The Merchant of Venice (-04) 9,5 / 10
6. M. Butterfly (-93) 9,5 / 10
7. Lion King (-94) 9,5 / 10
8. Die Hard: With A Vengeange (-94) 9,5 / 10
9. Margin Call (-11) 8,5 / 10
10. Kingdom of Heaven (-05) 7 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
83.
John Belushi
John Belushi was born in Chicago, Illinois, USA, on January 24, 1949, to Agnes Demetri (Samaras) and Adam Anastos Belushi, a restaurant owner. His father was an Albanian immigrant, from Qytezë, and his mother was also of Albanian descent. He grew up in Wheaton, where the family moved when he was six...
“ 1. Blues Brothers (-80) 10 / 10
2. Animal House (-78) 10 / 10
3. Continental Divide (-81) 9,5 / 10
4. The Rutles (TV, -78) 9,5 / 10
5. Neighbors (-81) 8 / 10
6. 1941 (-78) 7 / 10
7. Goin' South (-77) 5 / 10

Hard to give a general rating to SNL, but Belushi was the greatest cast member they ever had. ” - Topi Timonen
 
84.
Fredric March
Fredric March began a career in banking but in 1920 found himself cast as an extra in films being produced in New York. He starred on the Broadway stage first in 1926 and would return there between screen appearances later on. He won plaudits (and an Academy Award nomination) for his send-up of John Barrymore in The Royal Family of Broadway...
“ 1. Seven Days in May (-65) 10 / 10
2. Inherit The Wind (-60) 10 / 10
3. Desperate Hours (-55) 9,5 / 10
4. Hombre (-67) 9,5 / 10
5. The Best Years of Our Lives (-46) 9 / 10
6. A Star Is Born (-37) 9 / 10
7. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (-31) 9 / 10
8. Victory (-40) 8,5 / 10
9. I Married A Witch (-42) 8,5 / 10
10. Man In A Gray Flannel Suit (-56) 8,5 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
85.
Jean-Paul Belmondo
Actor, Breathless
The son of the renowned French sculptor Paul Belmondo, he studied at Conservatoire National Superieur d'Art Dramatique (CNSAD); after the minor stage performances he made his screen debut in À pied, à cheval et en voiture but the episodes with his participation were cut before release. However, the breakthrough role in Jean-Luc Godard's Breathless made him one of the key figures in the French New Wave...
“ 1. Pierrot Le Flou (-65) 10 / 10
2. Le Doulos (-63) 10 / 10
3. Bout de Suffle (-59) 10 / 10
4. Leon Morin, Pretre (-61) 10 / 10
5. Une Femme ist Une femme (-60) 9,5 / 10
6. Charlotte et son Jules (-60) 9,5 / 10
7. Stavisky (-74) 7 / 10
8. A double tour (-59) 7 / 19
9. Itineraire d'un enfant gate (-88) 7 / 10
10. Le professionell (-81) 6.5 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
86.
Ernest Borgnine
Ernest Borgnine was born Ermes Effron Borgnino on January 24, 1917 in Hamden, Connecticut. His parents were Anna (Boselli), who had emigrated from Carpi (MO), Italy, and Camillo Borgnino, who had emigrated from Ottiglio (AL), Italy. As an only child, Ernest enjoyed most sports, especially boxing, but took no real interest in acting...
“ 1. Marty (-55) 10 / 10
2. From Here To Eternity (-53) 10 / 10
3. The Catered Affair (-56) 9,5 / 10
4. Bad Day At The Black Rock (-55) 8 / 10
5. Run For Cover (-55) 10 / 10
6. The Vikings (-57) 9,5 / 10
7. Johnny Guitar (-53) 9 / 10
8. The Dirty Dozen (-67) 9 / 10
9. The Poseidon Adventure (-72) 8,5 / 10
10. Jubal (-56) 8 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
87.
Lino Ventura
One of France's most beloved character stars from the 1950s through and including the 1980s was the Italian-born Lino Ventura. Born Angiolino Joseph Pascal Ventura to Giovanni Ventura and Luisa Borrini, on July 14, 1919, in Parma (northern) Italy, young Lino moved with his family at a young age to Paris...
“ 1. Army of Shadows (-69) 10 / 10
2. Second Breath (-66) 10 / 10
3. Elevator to the Gallows (-58) 10 / 10
4. The Sicilian Clan (-69) 9 / 10
5. La Gifle (-74) 8,5 / 10
6. Touchez pas au grisbi (-54) 8,5 / 10
7. Le chemin des écoliers (-59) 8,5 / 10
8. Un papillon sur l'épaule (-78) 8 / 10
9. The Medusa Touch (-78) 5,5 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
88.
Claude Rains
Actor, Casablanca
William Claude Rains, born in the Camberwell area of London, was the son of the British stage actor Frederick Rains. The younger Rains followed, making his stage debut at the age of eleven in "Nell of Old Drury." Growing up in the world of theater, he saw not only acting up close but the down-to-earth business end as well...
“ 1. Casablanca (-42) 10 / 10
2. The Adventures of Robin Hood (-38) 10 / 10
3. Now, Voyager (-42) 10 / 10
4. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (-39) 9,5 / 10
5. Mr. Skeffington (-44) 9,5 / 10
6. Notorious (-46) 9,5 / 10
7. Passage to Marseilles (-43) 9 / 10
8. A. Hitchcock Presents: And So Died Riabouchinska (TV, -56) 9
9. The Sea Hawk (-40) 9 / 10
10. Where Danger Lives (-50) 9 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
89.
Keenan Wynn
Character actor Keenan Wynn was born into a famous show-business family. One in particular is his father, Ed Wynn. Keenan was the one to help to push his father to also become a well-known character actor. They appeared together in Son of Flubber, The Absent Minded Professor, The Great Man, The Patsy.
“ 1. Once Upon A Time In The West (-68) 10 / 10
2. A Time to Love and a Time to Die (-58) 10 / 10
3. Dr. Strangelove (-65) 10 / 10
4. Touch of Evil (-58) 9,5 / 10
5. The Great Race (-65) 9,5 / 10
6. War Wagon (-68) 9,5 / 10
7. Annie Get Your Gun (-50) 9 / 10
8. The Three Musketeers (-48) 9 / 10
9. A Hole In The Head (-58) 9 / 10
10. The Royal Wedding (-51) 8,5 / 10

Keenan also made good guest appearances in The Twilight Zone, Dallas, Kolchak: The Night Stalker and Taxi. ” - Topi Timonen
 
90.
Erland Josephson
Actor, Sacrifice
Erland Josephson, the distinguished Swedish actor best known for his appearance in Ingmar Bergman's films, was born in Stockholm, Sweden on June 15, 1923. Josephson's relationship with Bergman, a long-time friend, began in the late 1930s when they first worked together in the theater. Although he was in several motion pictures in the late 1940s and early '50s...
“ 1. Fanny and Alexander (-82) 10 / 10
2. Scenes from a Marriage (-73) 10 / 10
3. Cries and Whispers (-72) 10 / 10
4. Saraband (TV, -03) 10 / 10
5. Hanussen (-88) 10 / 10
6. Hour of the Wolf (-68) 10 / 10
7. Nostalgia (-83) 9,5 / 10
8. Passion of Anna (-69) 9,5 / 10
9. Ulysses' Gaze (-95) 9 / 10
10. Offret (-87) 8,5 / 10

Did not count Erland's brief appereance in The Magic Flute (10 / 10). ” - Topi Timonen
 
91.
Sam Jaffe
Actor, Ben Casey
Born Shalom Jaffe in New York City, he became known to the world as Sam Jaffe. From a Jewish family as a child he appeared in Yiddish theater productions with his mother, a well-known regional stage actress. He graduated from the City College of New York and then studied engineering at Columbia University graduate school...
“ 1. The Lost Horizon (-36) 10 / 10
2. The Scarlet Empress (-34) 10 / 10
3. Les espions (-59) 10 / 10
4. Columbo: Forgotten Lady (TV, 1975) 10 / 10
5. Gentleman's Agreement (-47) 9 / 10
6. The Old Man Who Cied Wolf (TV, 1970) 9 / 10
7. Gunga Din (-39) 9 / 10
8. Guidebook for a Married Man (-67) 9 / 10
9. The Day the Earth Stood Still (-51) 8 / 10
10. The Asphalt Jungle (-50) 8 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
92.
“ 1. Equinox Flower (-58) 10 / 10
2. Red Beard (-65) 10 / 10
3. Sansho The Bailiff (-54) 10 / 10
4. Ugetsu Monogotari (-53) 10 / 10
5. A Hen In The Wind (-48) 9,5 / 10
6. Utamaro o meguru gonin no onna (-46) 9,5 / 10
7. Where Now Are The Dreams of Youth? (-32) 9 / 10
8. Dragnet Girl (-33) 9 / 10
9. Ballad of Narayama (-58) 9 / 10
10. I Graduated, But... (-29) 8,5 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
93.
Christopher Lee
Sir Christopher Frank Carandini Lee was perhaps the only actor of his generation to have starred in so many films and cult saga. Although most notable for personifying bloodsucking vampire, Dracula, on screen, he portrayed other varied characters on screen, most of which were villains, whether it be Francisco Scaramanga in the James Bond film...
“ 1. The Devil Rides Out (-68) 10 / 10
2. The Wicker Man (-73) 10 / 10
3. Hamlet (-48) 10 / 10
4. The Man With the Golden Gun (-74) 10 / 10
5. Hound Of The Baskervilles (-59) 10 / 10
6. Dracula (-58) 10 / 10
7. Gremlins 2 (-91) 10 / 10
8. A Tale of Two Cities (-58) 9 / 10
9. The Two Faces of Dr. Jekyll (-60) 9 / 10
10. The Satanic Rites of Dracula (-73) 9 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
94.
Woody Harrelson
Academy Award-nominated and Emmy Award-winning actor Woodrow Tracy Harrelson was born on July 23, 1961 in Midland, Texas, to Diane Lou (Oswald) and Charles Harrelson. He grew up in Lebanon, Ohio, and, after receiving degrees in theater arts and English from Hanover College, had a brief stint in New York theater...
“ 1. People vs. Larry Flynt (-95) 10 / 10
2. Cheers (TV, 1985 - 1993) 10 / 10
3. True Detective: Season One (2014, TV) 9,5 / 10
4. White Men Can't Jump (-92) 9 / 10
5. Game Change (TV, -12) 9 / 10
6. Wag the Dog (-97) 9 / 10
7. The Big White (-05) 9 / 10
8. Zombieland (-09) 9 / 10
9. No Country For Old Men (-07) 8,5 / 10
10. Natural Born Killers (-94) 8,5 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
95.
Barry Fitzgerald
One of Hollywood's finest character actors and most accomplished scene stealers, Barry Fitzgerald was born William Joseph Shields in 1888 in Dublin, Ireland. Educated to enter the banking business, the diminutive Irishman with the irresistible brogue was bitten by the acting bug in the 1920s and joined Dublin's world-famous Abbey Players...
“ 1. The Quiet Man (-52) 10 / 10
2. Going My Way (-44) 10 / 10
3. And Then There Were None (-45) 10 / 10
4. Bringing Up Baby (-38) 10 / 10
5. How Green Was My Valley (-41) 10 / 10
6. Naked City (-48) 9,5 / 10
7. The Catered Affair (-56) 9,5 / 10
8. None But The Lonely Heart (-46) 8 / 10
9. The Long Voyage Home (-40) 7,5 / 10
10. Top O' The Morning (-49) 7 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
96.
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...
“ 1. Taxi Driver (Scorsese, 1976) 10 / 10
2. Godfather, Part II (Coppola, 1974) 10 / 10
3. The Deer Hunter (Cimino, 1978) 10 / 10
4. Casino (Scorsese, 1995) 10 / 10
5. 1900 (-76) 10 / 10
6. The King of Comedy (Scorsese, 1983) 10 / 10
7. Goodfellas (Scorsese, 1990) 10 / 10
8. Raging Bull (Scorsese, 1980) 10 / 10
9. Once Upon A Time In America (Leone, 1984) 9,5 / 10
10. Awakenings (P. Marshall, 1990) 9 / 10

Yet the fact remains that he's last 20 years have been unforgivable, and he has become a horrible actor. ” - Topi Timonen
 
97.
Fred Astaire
Actor, Top Hat
Fred Astaire was born in Omaha, Nebraska, to Johanna (Geilus) and Fritz Austerlitz, a brewer. Fred entered show business at age 5. He was successful both in vaudeville and on Broadway in partnership with his sister, Adele Astaire. After Adele retired to marry in 1932, Astaire headed to Hollywood. Signed to RKO...
“ 1. The Band Wagon (Minelli, 1953) 10 / 10
2. Carefree (Sandrich, 1939) 10 / 10
3. On the Beach (Kramer, 1958) 10 / 10
4. Shall We Dance? (Sandrich, 1937) 9,5 / 10
5. Blue Skies (Heisler, 1946) 9,5 / 10
6. The Royal Wedding (Donen, 1951) 9,5 / 10
7. Top Hat (Sandrich, 1935) 9,5 / 10
8. The Towering Inferno (Guillermin, 1974) 9,5 / 10
9. Swing Time (Stevens, 1936) 9,5 / 10
10. The Barkleys of Broadway (-49) 8,5 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
98.
Darren McGavin
A remarkably seasoned actor of stage, screen and television, Darren McGavin has notched in excess of 200 performances; however, he is most fondly remembered by cult TV fans as heroic newspaper reporter Carl Kolchak in the classic but short-lived horror TV series Kolchak: The Night Stalker. In a long and varied career...
“ 1. Kolchak: The Night Stalker (TV 1974 - 75) 10 / 10
2. The Man With The Golden Arm (-56) 10 / 10
3. The Night Stalker (TV, -72) 9,5 / 10
4. The Night Strangler (TV, -73) 9,5 / 10
5. Summertime (-55) 9 / 10
6. The Delicate Delinquent (-57) 9 / 10
7. Hitchcock Presents: Triggers in leash (TV, -55) 9 / 10
8. Airport 77' (-77) 9 / 10
9. Tribes (TV -70) 8,5 / 10
10. Alfred Hitchcock Hour: A Matter Of Murder (TV, -64) 8,5 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen
 
99.
“ 1. Elevator to the Gallows (-58) 10 / 10
2. Purple Noon (-60) 10 / 10
3. The Fire Within (-63) 10 / 10
4. The Unfaithful Wife (-69) 10 / 10
5. La Piscine (-69) 9 / 10
6. Trois chambres a Manhattan (-65) 9 / 10
7. He Who Must Die (-57) 7,5 / 10
8. The Marseille Contract (-74) 6 / 10
9. The Champagne Murders (-67) 6 / 10
10. Who's Got the Black Box? (-67) 3 / 10

Maurice Ronet was also a good director (Bartleby 9,5 / 10). ” - Topi Timonen
 
100.
James Woods
James Woods is a leanly built, strangely handsome actor-producer-director with intense eyes and a sometimes untrustworthy grin, who has been impressing audiences for over three decades with his compelling performances. James Howard Woods was born on April 18th, 1947 in Vernal, Utah, the son of Martha A...
“ 1. Casino (-95) 10 / 10
2. Once Upon a Time in America (-84) 10 / 10
3. Videodrome (-95) 10 / 10
4. Nixon (-95) 9,5 / 10
5. Contact (-97) 9,5 / 10
6. Salvador (-86) 8,5 / 10
7. Night Moves (-75) 7,5 / 10
8. Cop (-88) 7,5 / 10
9. Any Given Sunday (-99) 7,5 / 10
10. Hercules (-97) 7,5 / 10 ” - Topi Timonen