10 underrated actors

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Rufus Sewell
Actor, Dark City
Rufus Sewell was born on the 29th of October 1967 in Twickenham, England. His mother, Jo, was Welsh, and was an artist and painter. His father, Bill, was an Australian animator who died when Rufus was 10. He has one brother, Caspar. He attended London's Central School of Speech and Drama and left in June of 1989 after completing three years of training...
“ His resume is as diverse as they come and he tends to choose parts based on how challenging the role is to play instead of the fame or money they offer. Which makes roles like "The Englishman" in "The Tourist" a scandalous dissapointment. But this guy's got the chops to do just about anything from look macho in a dress to farm pearls in the South Seas and survive a world war. ” - MoonShdo
“ Ever since his turn as Kenneth Iron's henchman in the TV series "Witchblade", Etebari has been busy but always in lesser seen films and series. This is a shame because he throws himself headlong into projects with a gusto that it fierce and it shows on screen. ” - MoonShdo
“ The consummate pro and not afraid to play a bad guy. But still, capable of more sensitive and reaching roles. Too bad "Firefly" never ran to its intended conclusion... ” - MoonShdo
“ Used most frequently for his impressive physical presence, Durand also carries a solid emotional presence that comes across. His turn in "Mystery, Alaska" was diverse and heart-felt. And, he can kick tush with the best of 'em. ” - MoonShdo
Ray Stevenson
Actor, Divergent
Tall, dark, but somewhat gentle-looking actor Ray Stevenson was born in Lisburn, Northern Ireland on 25 May 1964, on a British army base. His father was a British pilot in the Royal Air Force, and his mother is Irish. He moved with his family to Lemington, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, England in 1972 at the age of eight, and later to Cramlington, Northumberland, where he was raised...
“ A solid, journeyman working actor. Nothing fancy, nothing hoity-toity about the characters he plays or the ways he plays them. He's just a bloke. ” - MoonShdo
“ The eternal devil-may-care grin gives Ivan a bit of a naughty schoolboy vibe but he's capable of comedy and drama too. He has yet to find that defining role that cements him in our minds as a memorable character. But he keeps on tryin'! ” - MoonShdo
Marc Blucas
Marc graduated Girard High School in 1990. Marc played basketball throughout high school and his senior year. Because of his athletic ability, Marc went on full scholarship to Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem North Carolina. After college, he played one year in Europe for the Manchester Giants...
“ Marc's boyish looks can run him afowl so on occasion, he dumps them totally. "Prey for Rock and Roll" had him sporting tattoos and just out of jail for a murder rap and STILL a boyish overtone. Here's hoping he graduates to some unambiguously adult roles soon. He's a solid presence. ” - MoonShdo
Marton Csokas
Marton was born in Invercargill, Aotearoa, to Margaret Christine (Rayner), a nurse, and Márton Csókás, a mechanical engineer. His father is Hungarian and his mother is Australian (of English, Irish, and Danish origin). He inherited some of his talents from his father, a trained opera singer and at one time, a trapeze artist in the Hungarian Circus...
“ Whether playing a bad guy or a tortured good guy, Marton has the tall dark and handsome gig down pat. His last shot at mainstream recognition was as a baddie in "XXX" and he kicked ass in that. Now he needs some more chances to show off his potential. ” - MoonShdo
Vinnie Jones
Actor, Snatch
Vincent Peter Jones was born on January 5, 1965 in Watford, England. He first came to public notice as a professional footballer, playing in the English Football League. Noted as one of soccer's hard men, he leaped to fame when a photographer, at a match, snapped him "marking" Newcastle United's Paul Gascoigne...
“ Vinnie is just bad to the bone, no matter how deep you go. But he's never THE bad guy. He's always the bad guy's muscle which is fine but doen't give us much chance to see him chew his own scenery. ” - MoonShdo
Nathan Fillion
Actor, Castle
Nathan Fillion was born on 27 March 1971 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. He is the younger son of Cookie (Early) and Bob Fillion, both retired English teachers. He has an older brother, Jeff. In Canada, he attended Holy Trinity Catholic High School, Concordia University College of Alberta and University of Alberta...
“ Who doesn't love the Captain of the Firefly or Richard Castle? No one! Problem is that Nate almost never gets to flex his full dramatic credentials as he's typecast as the nice guy. Let him out of the box, producers. Let him loose and stand back! ” - MoonShdo