TOP 25 BEST BLACK MALE FILM ACTORS

by nims-1975 | created - 25 Jan 2012 | updated - 4 months ago | Public

1. Will Smith

Music_department | The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

Willard Carroll "Will" Smith, Jr. (born September 25, 1968) is an American actor, comedian, producer, rapper, and songwriter. He has enjoyed success in television, film, and music. In April 2007, Newsweek called him "the most powerful actor in Hollywood". Smith has been nominated for five Golden ...

Will Smith is an absolutely brilliant actor and his films Enemy of The State, Bad Boys, Bad Boys 2, Men in Black, Men in Black 2, Six Degrees of Seperation, Independence Day etc are all brilliant films. Will Smith is a very talented man, who is funny entertaining to watch, cool and he definitely is a brilliant actor.

2. Eddie Murphy

Actor | The Nutty Professor

Edward Regan Murphy was born April 3, 1961 in Brooklyn, New York, to Lillian (Laney), a telephone operator, and Charles Edward Murphy, a transit police officer who was also an amateur comedian and actor. After his father died, his mother married Vernon Lynch, a foreman at a Breyer's Ice Cream plant...

Eddie Murphy is a brilliant actor and his films Beverly Hills Cop, Beverly Hills Cop 2, Beverly Hills Cop 3, Coming To America, Norbit, Life, Daddy Day Care, The Golden Child, Trading Places, Eddie Murphy 'Delirious', Eddie Murphy 'Raw' etc are all brilliant. Eddie Murphy is a wonderful actor, his films are hilarious and entertaining to watch and he definitely is a brilliant actor.

3. Martin Lawrence

Actor | Martin

Martin Lawrence was born on April 16, 1965 in Frankfurt am Main, Hesse, Germany as Martin Fitzgerald Lawrence. He is an actor and writer, known for Martin (1992), Bad Boys II (2003) and Bad Boys (1995). He has been married to Shamicka Gibbs since July 10, 2010. They have two children. He was ...

Martin Lawrence is a brilliant actor and his films Life, Blue Streak, Bad Boys, Bad Boys 2, A Thin Line Between Love and Hate etc are all brilliant. Martin Lawrence is a wonderful actor, his films are hilarious and entertaining to watch and he definitely is a brilliant actor.

4. Kevin Peter Hall

Actor | Predator 2

This African American actor attended Penn Hills High School in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He started his junior year at 6' 5" and finished it at 6' 9"! He played basketball throughout his high-school years and won a scholarship. He averaged 18 points a game and 10 rebounds! He played basketball ...

7ft 3in Kevin Peter Hall who played Arnold Schwarzeneggers enemy the Predator in the film of the same name is an absolutely brilliant actor, it's just a shame that he died after he finished appearing in the film Predator 2.

5. Wesley Snipes

Actor | Blade

Wesley Trent Snipes was born in Orlando, Florida, to Maryann (Long), a teacher's assistant, and Wesley Rudolph Snipes, an aircraft engineer. He grew up on the streets of the South Bronx in New York City, where he very early decided that the theater was to be his career. He attended the High School ...

Wesley Snipes is a brilliant actor and his films White Men Can't Jump, Blade, Money Train, U.S Marshals, Unstoppable, 7 Seconds, The Detonator, The Contractor etc are all brilliant films. This actors films are entertaining to watch and he definitely is a brilliant actor.

6. Samuel L. Jackson

Actor | Pulp Fiction

Samuel L. Jackson is an American producer and highly prolific actor, having appeared in over 100 films, including Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995), Unbreakable (2000), Shaft (2000), Formula 51 (2001), Black Snake Moan (2006), Snakes on a Plane (2006), and the Star Wars prequel trilogy (1999-2005), ...

Samuel L. Jackson is a brilliant actor and his films are great. This actor is a very talented actor and his films should not be missed. Samuels films are films that people will love and enjoy to watch and he also is a brilliant actor.

7. Bill Duke

Actor | Predator

Duke Media Entertainment, led by actor, director, producer, writer and humanitarian, Bill Duke, is dedicated to bringing quality Edutainment to audiences around the globe. Formerly Yagya Productions, Duke Media has successfully produced critically acclaimed film and television content for more than...

Bill Duke is an actor who has appeared in lots of films. His acting is brilliant and he is a very talented actor. If you've seen this guy act in films you'll probably notice that he is an awesome actor. His roles in Thrillers, Sci-fi movies etc are absolutely brilliant actor. If you've seen Bill act in the Sci-fi Thriller 'Predator' you'll probably notice that his acting is brilliant.

8. Laurence Fishburne

Actor | The Matrix

One of Hollywood's most talented and versatile performers and the recipient of a truckload of NAACP Image awards, Laurence John Fishburne III was born in Augusta, Georgia on July 30, 1961, to Hattie Bell (Crawford), a teacher, and Laurence John Fishburne, Jr., a juvenile corrections officer.

His ...

Laurence Fishburne is a brilliant actor and he has appeared in many films. His acting is brilliant and he too is a very talented actor. If you saw the film 'Boyz n The Hood' you'd probably notice that his role as the strict father Furious Styles was absolutely amazing and his acting was absolutely brilliant.

9. Danny Glover

Actor | Lethal Weapon

Actor, producer and humanitarian Danny Glover has been a commanding presence on screen, stage and television for more than 25 years.

Glover was born in San Francisco, California, to Carrie (Hunley) and James Glover, postal workers who were also active in civil rights.

Glover trained at the Black ...

Danny Glover is a brilliant actor and his films are great. If you've seen the films Lethal Weapon, Lethal Weapon 2, Lethal Weapon 3, Lethal Weapon 4, Predator 2, A Rage in Harlem etc you'll probably notice that his acting is brilliant.

10. Philip Michael Thomas

Actor | Miami Vice

Philip Michael Thomas - the multi-talented performer best known as Detective Rico Tubbs in the iconic 1980s TV series Miami Vice (1984) - made his Broadway debut in 1971 in the Pulitzer Prize-winning play No Place to Be Somebody...and hasn't looked back since.

In a remarkable career that spans ...

Philip Michael Thomas is an excellent actor and even though some people might have just seen him in the U.S cop show Miami Vice he still is a brilliant actor and is one actor who should not be looked down upon. Philip is an excellent actor, he can really well and people should not think that he is a crap actor.

11. Cuba Gooding Jr.

Actor | Jerry Maguire

Cuba Gooding Jr. was born on January 2, 1968, in The Bronx, New York. His mother, Shirley (Sullivan), was a backup singer for The Sweethearts. His father, Cuba Gooding, was the lead vocalist for the R&B group The Main Ingredient, which had a hit with the song "Everybody Plays The Fool". His ...

Cuba Gooding Jr is a brilliant actor and his films such as Jerry Maguire, Boyz n The Hood, Linewatch etc are all brilliant films. If you've seen the film Boyz n The Hood, you'd probably notice that Cuba's role as Tre Styles is amazing, his acting is great and that Boyz n The Hood is a brilliant with superb acting by Cuba Gooding Jr.

12. Chris Tucker

Actor | Rush Hour 2

At one point in time, Chris Tucker was the highest paid actor in Hollywood.

Tucker was born in Atlanta, Georgia, to Mary Louise (Bryant) and Norris Tucker, who owned a janitorial service. After graduating from high school, Tucker made a change to move to Hollywood from Georgia to pursue a career in ...

Chris Tucker is a brilliant actor and his films such as The Fifth Element, Rush Hour, Rush Hour 2, Rush Hour 3 etc are all brilliant films.

13. Arsenio Hall

Actor | Coming to America

Arsenio Hall was born on February 12, 1956 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Coming to America (1988), Black Dynamite (2009) and Amazon Women on the Moon (1987).

Arsenio Hall is a brilliant actor and his acting is great. If you'd seen the film Coming to America you'd probably notice that Arsenio's acting alongside Eddie Murphy is brilliant.

14. Chris Rock

Actor | Top Five

Christopher Julius Rock was born in Andrews, South Carolina and raised in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York. He is the son of Rosalie (Tingman), a teacher and social worker for the mentally handicapped, and Julius Rock, a truck driver and newspaper deliveryman, whose own father was a preacher.

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Chris Rock is a brilliant actor and his films are great. This classic black film actor is hilarious, entertaining to watch and cool.

15. Denzel Washington

Actor | Fences

Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr. was born on December 28, 1954 in Mount Vernon, New York. He is the middle of three children of a beautician mother, Lennis, from Georgia, and a Pentecostal minister father, Denzel Washington, Sr., from Virginia. After graduating from high school, Denzel enrolled at ...

Denzel Washington is a brilliant actor and his films are great. Mo Better Blues, The Pelican Brief, Philadelphia, Crimson Tide, Cry Freedom, Training Day etc are all brilliant films. Denzel Washington is a brilliant actor and his films are entertaining and enjoyable to watch.

16. Morgan Freeman

Actor | Se7en

With an authoritative voice and calm demeanor, this ever popular American actor has grown into one of the most respected figures in modern US cinema. Morgan was born on June 1, 1937 in Memphis, Tennessee, to Mayme Edna (Revere), a teacher, and Morgan Porterfield Freeman, a barber. The young Freeman...

Morgan Freeman is a brilliant actor and his films are brilliant. Unforgiven, Unleashed,Bruce Almighty etc are all brilliant films. Morgan Freeman is a brilliant actor and his films are entertaining and enjoyable to watch.

17. Forest Whitaker

Actor | The Last King of Scotland

Forest Steven Whitaker has packaged a king-size talent into his hulking 6' 2", 220 lb. frame. He won an Academy Award for his performance as Ugandan dictator Idi Amin in the 2006 film The Last King of Scotland (2006), and has also won a Golden Globe and a BAFTA. He is the fourth African-American ...

Forest Whitaker is a brilliant actor and his films are brilliant. Platoon, Bloodsport, Downtown etc are all brilliant films. Forest Whitaker is a brilliant actor and his films are entertaining and enjoyable to watch.

18. Mr. T

Actor | Rocky III

Mr. T was born Laurence Tureaud on 21 May 1952, in the rough south side ghetto of Chicago. He is the second to youngest of twelve children (he has four sisters and seven brothers) and grew up in the housing projects. His father, Nathaniel Tureaud, left when Laurence was 5, and his mother raised the...

Mr. T is an excellent actor and his films are brilliant. Mr. T's acting in the Sylvester Stallone film Rocky 3 is absolutely brilliant and his films are entertaining and enjoyable to watch.

19. Tyrese Gibson

Actor | Baby Boy

Tyrese Darnell Gibson was born December 30, 1978 in Watts, Los Angeles, California, where he was raised. He is an R&B singer, songwriter, actor, author, television producer and model. He is well known for his actor role as Roman Pearce in the The Fast and Furious movie franchise. Other popular ...

Tyrese Gibson is an excellent actor and his films are brilliant. Transformers, 2Fast 2Furious, Baby Boy etc are all brilliant films. Tyrese is a very talented actor and his films are entertaining and enjoyable to watch.

20. Kevin Hart

Actor | Mr. Mental

Kevin Hart is an actor and writer, known for Mr. Mental (2016), Lone Wolf (1988) and Mindkiller (1987).

Kevin Hart is also an excellent film actor and is acting in the films Ride Along and About Last Night is awesome.