The most awesomely badass list

My definition of Badass is as follows:
1. The person has to be genuinly cool. Preferably even off screen.
2. Make me go "daaamn" or "awesome!" atleast twice
3. Be awesome in more than one series of shows/movies
4. Awesome =/= good. I don't need a movie to have "quality", as long as it entertains me. So some choises here might seem strange to some of you ;)

because, dont make me chooooose
List will be short since I'm trying to keep it to the best of the best
and it will be actors only
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Bruce Campbell
In 1979 with his Detroit friends, Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert, Bruce Campbell raised $350,000 for a low-budget film, The Evil Dead, in which he starred and co-executive produced. Completed piecemeal over four years, the film first gained notoriety in England where it became the best-selling video of 1983...
“ The undisputed KING of overacting.
Bruce Campbell always plays himself, no matter how bad the surrounding production is. (Case and point Alien Apocalyps)
And the Evil Dead series will forever live as an immortal cultclassic.

Best in: Jack of All Trades, Evil Dead ” - Lazarus_Mccleod
Jackie Chan
Hong Kong's cheeky, lovable and best known film star, Jackie Chan endured many years of long, hard work and multiple injuries to establish international success via his early beginnings in Hong Kong's manic martial arts cinema industry. Jackie was born Kong-sang Chan on Hong Kong's famous Victoria Peak on April 7...
“ One of the coolest people on the planet.
In real life, as well as most of his movie roles, he is just a normal guy, who happends to be amazing at martial arts.
I'm still amazed at how likeable he is just before he turns on his serious face and starts climbing buildings

Best in: Who am I? ” - Lazarus_Mccleod
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...
“ This guy was my hero when I was a kid.
Indiana Jones.
Han Solo.
Rick Deckard.
Think about this for a second: Indiana Jones, Star Wars and Blade Runner!
The first to shaped my child hood alongside Super Mario and the 3rd became my strongest pick for greatest movie ever made.


Best in: Indiana Jones ” - Lazarus_Mccleod
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...
“ Die Hard.
I shouldn't have to say more.
He's several of the greatest action movies of all time.
I mean, he's *beepin* BRUCE WILLIS, one of the units we use to measure badass

Best in: Die Hard, Pulp Fiction ” - Lazarus_Mccleod
Arnold Schwarzenegger
With an almost unpronounceable surname and a thick Austrian accent, who would have ever believed that a brash, quick talking bodybuilder from a small European village would become one of Hollywood's biggest stars, marry into the prestigious Kennedy family, amass a fortune via shrewd investments and one day be the Governor of California!...
“ It's Arnold.

Political stuff aside, this guy has more awesome than most people can even dream of.
And Terminator 2 could be the greatest movie ever.

Best in: Terminator 2 ” - Lazarus_Mccleod
Sylvester Stallone
Actor, Rocky
This athletically built, dark-haired American actor/screenwriter/director may never be mentioned by old-school film critics in the same breath as, say, Richard Burton or Alec Guinness; however, movie fans worldwide have been flocking to see Stallone's films for over 30 years, making "Sly" one of Hollywood's biggest-ever box office draws...
“ Like Arnold, It's Sly. Shouldn't need more than that.

60+ and still has more muscles than you'll ever have (yeah i know, he took stuff to get them, but lets ignore that for now)
Also like Arnold, the awesomeness here stems from the 80's and 90's cheesefactor.
But I wouldn't have it any other way.

Best in: Rambo, Rocky, Judge Dredd. ” - Lazarus_Mccleod
Jean-Claude Van Damme
Van Damme was born Jean-Claude Camille François Van Varenberg in Berchem-Sainte-Agathe, Brussels, Belgium, to Eliana and Eugène Van Varenberg, an accountant. "The Muscles from Brussels" started martial arts at the age of eleven. His father introduced him to martial arts when he saw his son was physically weak...
“ I know what you are thinking.
"Van Damme cant act to save his life! and he cant speak either"
And you'd be right.
Atleast alittle.
Truth is, he is not as bad as people would have you think.
And, he stars in one of my favorite movies of ALL TIME:
Street Fighter!

Best in: JCVD ” - Lazarus_Mccleod
Dolph Lundgren
Dolph Lundgren was born in Stockholm, Sweden, to Sigrid Birgitta (Tjerneld), a language teacher, and Karl Johan Hugo Lundgren, an engineer and economist for the Swedish government. He lived in Stockholm until the age of 13, when he moved in with his grandparents in Nyland, Ångermanland, Sweden. Despite an early interest in music and the fine arts...
“ Hell yeah sweden!
This nordic behemoth of incoherent linesplurting has made quite a few movies by now.
But his own movies are awful, really, really awful.
SO! Watch him in other people's movies instead.
Most notably Van Damme's and Stallone's.

Best in: Unisol, Expenables ” - Lazarus_Mccleod
Danny Trejo
Actor, Machete
Danny Trejo was born Dan Trejo in Echo Park, Los Angeles, to Alice (Rivera) and Dan Trejo, a construction worker. A child drug addict and criminal, Trejo was in and out of jail for 11 years. While serving time in San Quentin, he won the lightweight and welterweight boxing titles. Imprisoned for armed robbery and drug offenses...
“ The Mexican powerhouse of awesome who finally got his recognition in Machete
How badass is he?
He won a boxing tournament.
oh hell yeah.

Best in: Machete ” - Lazarus_Mccleod
Leonardo DiCaprio
Actor, Inception
Few actors in the world have had a career quite as diverse as Leonardo DiCaprio's. DiCaprio has gone from relatively humble beginnings, as a supporting cast member of the sitcom Growing Pains and low budget horror movies, such as Critters 3, to a major teenage heartthrob in the 1990s, as the hunky lead actor in movies such as Romeo + Juliet and Titanic...
“ The actor who has increased most in respect in my eyes.
Starting out as "just that kid" in Titanic and the quick and the dead, and grew up to be totally awesome, aswell as an amazing actor

Best in: Inception, Blood Diamond ” - Lazarus_Mccleod
Milla Jovovich
Milla Jovovich is an Ukrainian-born actress, supermodel, fashion designer, singer and public figure, who was on the cover of more than a hundred magazines, and starred in such films as The Fifth Element, Ultraviolet, and the Resident Evil franchise. Milica Bogdanovna Jovovich was born on December 17...
“ I really wish I could put more women on the list.
But since the requirement is more than one movie it's not that easy.
First saw her in the Fifth Element (in which she is so damn cute) and then she started to appear here and there.
I would like to see more than Resident Evil from her though

Best in: Fifth Element, Resident Evil ” - Lazarus_Mccleod
Sigourney Weaver
Actress, Aliens
Sigourney Weaver was born Susan Alexandra Weaver in Leroy Hospital in Manhattan, New York City. Her father, TV producer Sylvester L. Weaver Jr., originally wanted to name her Flavia, because of his passion for Roman history (he had already named her elder brother Trajan). Her mother, Elizabeth Inglis (née Desiree Mary Lucy Hawkins)...
“ The most Badass woman in cinema?
Could be.
Aswell as the godess of Sci Fi movies.
I mean, damn, started out with Alien (top 5 greatest movies ever) and Aliens, continued with Ghostbusters and now she was in Avatar.
Mission Accomplished.

Best in: Alien saga ” - Lazarus_Mccleod
Karl Urban
Actor, Dredd
Originally from Wellington, New Zealand, Karl Urban now lives in Auckland. Born on June 7, 1972, he is the son of a leather-goods manufacturer (who had hoped that Karl would follow in his footsteps). His first acting role was when he was 8 -- he had a line on a television series. However, he did not act again until after high school...
“ I don't really expect all of you to even know who he is, but that doesn't change the fact that he is awesome.
He's starting to appear in bigger productions now, guess he has his bit in Lord of the Rings to thank for that.
A good "lower class action star" who i want to see more of

Best in: Doom, Priest ” - Lazarus_Mccleod
Timothy Dalton
At a consistently lean 6' 2", green-eyed Timothy Dalton may very well be one of the last of the dying breed of swashbuckling, classically trained Shakespearean actors who have forged simultaneous successful careers in theater, television and film. He has been comparison-shopped roundly for stepping into roles played by other actors...
“ My favorite James Bond.
I always like the more realistic and harder, edgier spin on the character. (which Daniel Craig does fairly well aswell.)
And he can be funny to!

Best in: Living Daylights, Hot Fuzz ” - Lazarus_Mccleod
Kate Beckinsale
Actress, Underworld
Kate Beckinsale was born on 26 July 1973 in England, and has resided in London for most of her life. Her mother is Judy Loe, who has appeared in a number of British dramas and sitcoms and continues to work as an actress, predominantly in British television productions. Her father was Richard Beckinsale...
“ Not the best actress around perhaps, but she sure is awesome enough in Van Helsing and Underworld.
And it helps beeing ridiculously beautiful ^^'
But thats one of the reasons she gets cast "unfortunatley"

Best in: Underwold, Van Helsing ” - Lazarus_Mccleod
Sean Connery
Actor, Dr. No
Sean Connery is best known for portraying the character James Bond, starring in seven Bond films between 1962 and 1983. In 1988, Connery won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in The Untouchables. His film career also includes such films as Marnie, The Name of the Rose, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen...
“ This pretty much sais it all:
One of the most charismatic actors that ever lived, and the real James Bond no matter who is your personal favorite.

Best in: Goldfinger, The Last Crusade ” - Lazarus_Mccleod
Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp is perhaps one of the most versatile actors of his day and age in Hollywood. He was born John Christopher Depp II in Owensboro, Kentucky, on June 9, 1963, to Betty Sue (Wells), who worked as a waitress, and John Christopher Depp, a civil engineer. Depp was raised in Florida. He dropped out of school when he was 15...
“ Going from getting eaten by Freddy's bed to beeing the best argument in Pirates VS Ninjas ever seems like a far trip.
And it is.
He just keeps apearing in movies i like.
Funny that.

best in: Pirates of the Carribean, Ed Wood ” - Lazarus_Mccleod
Patrick Stewart
Sir Patrick Stewart was born in Mirfield, Yorkshire, England, to Gladys (Barrowclough), a textile worker and weaver, and Alfred Stewart, who was in the army. He was a member of various local drama groups from about age 12. He left school at age 15 to work as a junior reporter on a local paper; he quit when his editor told him he was spending too much time at the theatre and not enough working...
“ The fact alone that he is in Family Guy and American Dad is a massive feather in his cap
Beeing one of the coolest men ever also helps
Im no star trek nerd so i dont know much about Picard outside of it beeing referenced all the time, but i do know he hasn't changed at all in the past 30 years! see link on Connery.

Best in: American Dad, Dune, anywhere you can hear his voice ” - Lazarus_Mccleod
Ron Perlman
Actor, Hellboy
Ron Perlman is a classically-trained actor who has appeared in countless stage plays, feature films and television productions. Ronald N. Perlman was born April 13, 1950 in Washington Heights, Manhattan, New York. His mother, Dorothy (Rosen), is retired from the City Clerk's Office. His father, Bertram "Bert" Perlman...
“ A chin with a mediumsized man attached to it

Such a cool guy, whom i first encountered in Police Academy 7, ironically.
I always wanted "The Game" for my gameboy

Best in: Sons Of Anarchy, Hellboy ” - Lazarus_Mccleod
David Carradine
David Carradine was born in Hollywood, California, the eldest son of legendary character actor John Carradine, and his wife, Ardanelle Abigail (McCool). He presided over an acting family that included brothers Keith Carradine and Robert Carradine as well as his daughters Calista Carradine and Kansas Carradine, and nieces Ever Carradine and Martha Plimpton...
“ I dont care how he died, it has no impact on his awesome.
If you dont know it, you'd never think he has the skills he has.
The man is a martial arts beast, and he looks like a businessman!
And he had a small appearance in my favorite sit-com: Titus
Totally random

Best in: Kill Bill, Kung Fu ” - Lazarus_Mccleod
Liam Neeson
Liam Neeson was born on June 7, 1952 in Ballymena, Northern Ireland, UK, to Katherine (Brown), a cook, and Bernard Neeson, a school caretaker. Liam worked as a forklift operator for Guinness, truck driver, assistant architect and an amateur boxer. He had originally sought a career as a teacher by attending St...
“ Most of us love our dads.
But I also think that most of us have thought about what it would be like to have Liam Neeson as a father.
I'dno, he just seems like that kind of guy, kind face and a soothing voice.
Still the best Jedi in my eyes.

Best in: Taken, Shindlers List ” - Lazarus_Mccleod
Christopher Walken
Nervous-looking lead and supporting actor of the American stage and films, with sandy colored hair, pale complexion and a somewhat nervous disposition. He won an Oscar as Best Supporting Actor for his performance in The Deer Hunter, and has been seen in mostly supporting roles, often portraying psychologically unstable characters...
“ You know, *ehuch* I'm... Christopher... Walken.
And I *ehuch* am..... totally... awesome.

There is only one Christopher Walken.
I think Doug Walker said it best:
"He's like an alien who's on vacation on earth an just decided to do what ever the hell he wanted"

best in: His own little world ” - Lazarus_Mccleod
Hugh Jackman
Hugh Michael Jackman is an Australian actor, singer, multi-instrumentalist, dancer and producer. Jackman has won international recognition for his roles in major films, notably as superhero, period, and romance characters. He is best known for his long-running role as Wolverine in the X-Men film series...
“ Perfectly personafying the most badass cartoon character ever, the Wolverine Hugh Jackman pack quite a punch on the awesome list.
Which is just the type of movie he should be doing.

Best in: Van Helsing, X-men ” - Lazarus_Mccleod