THE TOP 70 BEST 80'S T.V ACTORS AND ACTRESSES

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1.
Don Johnson
Actor, Miami Vice
Best known for his starring role as Det. Sonny Crockett on the hugely successful TV series Miami Vice, Don Johnson is one of the stars who really defined the 1980s. As James "Sonny" Crockett he went toe-to-toe with drug dealers, pimps, prostitutes, assassins, illegal arms-dealers and crooked cops on a weekly basis from 1984 to 1989...
“ Don Johnson is an absolutely brilliant actor. His acting as Detective Sonny Crockett in the U.S Cop show Miami Vice was absolutely amazing. This actor is a brilliant actor and his acting as Sonny Crockett is a 100 times better than the actor Colin Farrell who played Sonny Crockett in the 2006 film version of the U.S Cop show. Colin Farrells acting as Sonny Crockett was not that good, whereas this guy Dons performance as Sonny Crockett kicks ass against the weak Colin Farrells performance. ” - nims-1975
 
2.
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 - 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 nearly four decades...
“ Philip Michael Thomas is also another absolutely brilliant actor. His acting as Detective Ricardo Tubbs in the U.S Cop show Miami Vice was absolutely amazing. This actor is a brilliant actor and his performance as Tough guy Tubbs in the T.V Cop show Miami Vice is absolutely brilliant. Philip Michael Thomas is one hell of a classic, extremely talented and excellent black actor. ” - nims-1975
 
3.
Edward James Olmos
Edward James Olmos was born in Los Angeles, California, to Eleanor (Huizar) and Pedro Olmos, who was a mail carrier and welder. His family was of Mexican descent. If Olmos had followed the first love of his life, he would have been a professional baseball player. But by age 13, another love entered his life: rock music...
“ Edward James Olmos again is also another absolutely brilliant actor. His acting as the tough,strict and firm cop Lieutenant Martin Castillo was also absolutely amazing. This actor is a brilliant actor and deservesa lifetime achievement award especially for his outstanding, excellent and awesome acting as Lieutenant Castillo. ” - nims-1975
 
4.
Saundra Santiago
Actress, Miami Vice
Saundra Santiago is a versatile actress who has worked in television, movies and on the Broadway stage. She holds a BFA from the University of Miami, and an MFA from Southern Methodist University. She is also a member of the Actor's Studio in New York City. She was born and raised in the Bronx. You...
“ Saundra Santiago is an absolutely brilliant actress. Her acting as tough female cop Detective Gina Calabrese in the U.S Cop show Miami Vice was absolutely amazing. This actress is a brilliant actress and watching her act in the U.S T.V Cop show Miami Vice as Gina was enjoyable and entertaining. ” - nims-1975
 
5.
“ Olivia Brown is an absolutely brilliant black actress. Her acting as Detective Trudy Joplin in the U.S T.V Cop show Miami Vice was absolutely amazing. Olivia Brown is an excellent black actress and watching her act in the U.S T.V Cop show Miami Vice as Trudy was enjoyable and entertaining. ” - nims-1975
 
6.
“ Michael Talbott is an absolutely brilliant actor and his acting as Detective Stan Switek in the U.S T.V Cop show Miami Vice was absolutely amazing. Michael Talbott is an excellent actor and watching him act as Switek in the U.S T.V Cop show Miami Vice was enjoyable and entertaining. ” - nims-1975
 
7.
John Diehl
Performer whose career has spanned over 30 years. Particularly called upon to play various delinquents, wackos and psychos in his earlier years, he has matured into a fine screen character actor. His career began in the early 80s with a number of bit parts in movies such as Escape from New York with Kurt Russell...
 
8.
Jan-Michael Vincent
Actor, Airwolf
Virile, handsome and square-jawed youthful star of the 1970s and 1980s whose early potential at super-stardom fizzled out. Jan-Michael Vincent originally made a name for himself portraying rebellious young men bucking the system, as in Tribes, White Line Fever and Baby Blue Marine or as a man of action on either side of the law, as in The Mechanic, Vigilante Force and The Winds of War...
“ Jan Michael is an absolutely brilliant actor and his acting as Stringfellow Hawke in the hit U.S 80's show Airwolf was absolutely amazing. Jan Michael Vincent is an extremely talented actor and he too is an actor who is brilliant at acting. ” - nims-1975
 
9.
“ Jean Bruce Scott is an excellent actress and her acting as Caitlin in the hit U.S 80's show Airwolf was absolutely amazing. Jean is a brilliant actress and it is so enjoyable and entertaining to watch seeing her act as Caitlin in the show Airwolf. ” - nims-1975
 
10.
Alex Cord
Actor, Airwolf
Tall (6 foot) in the saddle, brawny, ruggedly handsome, and very much oriented towards outdoor life, actor Alex Cord became best known in Hollywood for his 60s and 70s work in action adventure. Born Alexander Viespi in Long Island, New York in 1933, he was riding horses from the age of 2. Stricken with polio at the age of 12...
“ Alex Cord is an excellent actor and his acting as Archangel in the U.S 80's show Airwolf was absolutely amazing. Alex is a brilliant actor and he too is one classic, extremely talented and awesome men. ” - nims-1975
 
11.
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...
“ Ernest Borgnine is an absolutely brilliant actor and his actor as Dominic Santini in the U.S 80's show Airwolf was absolutely amazing. Ernest is an excellent actor and he is also an extremely talented actor who can actor very well. ” - nims-1975
 
12.
Bill Bixby
The son of a sales clerk and a department store owner, Bill Bixby was the sixth-generation Californian born as Wilfred Bailey Bixby, on January 22, 1934, in San Francisco, California. An only child growing up in the 1940s and 1950s, he attended schools in the same area, took ballroom dance lessons, before attending Lowell High School...
“ Bill Bixby is an excellent actor and his acting as scientist David Banner in the U.S 80's T.V show The Incredible Hulk was absolutely amazing. Bill Bixby is an excellent actor and his performance as David Banner in the T.V show The Incredible Hulk was outstanding and excellent. ” - nims-1975
 
13.
Lou Ferrigno
An internationally famous and well respected bodybuilder / actor, Lou Ferrigno first appeared on TV screens in 1977 as the musclebound The Incredible Hulk, the alter ego of meek scientist Bruce Banner. Ferrigno was born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1951 and as a child suffered from an ear infection that resulted in permanent partial hearing loss...
“ Bodybuilding giant Lou Ferrigno is an excellent actor and his acting as the green monster The Hulk in the U.S 80's T.V Show The Incredible Hulk was absolutely amazing. This tall 6ft 5'' giant has won so many bodbuilding contests and even has a more muscular body than Arnold Schwarzenegger! Lou is a brilliant actor and seeing him on T.V act as the Incredible Hulk was outstanding, excellent and enjoyable and entertaining to watch. ” - nims-1975
 
14.
George Peppard
Actor, The A-Team
Handsome and elegant George Peppard occasionally displayed considerable talent through his career, but was too often cast in undemanding action roles. Following Broadway and television experience, he made a strong film debut in The Strange One. He started getting noticed when he played Robert Mitchum's illegitimate son in the popular melodrama Home from the Hill...
“ George Peppard is an excellent actor and his acting as Col. John "Hannibal" Smith in the U.S 80's T.V Show The A-Team was absolutely amazing. George is a brilliant actor and seeing him act as Hannibal in The A-Team was outstanding, excellent, enjoyable and entertaining to watch. ” - nims-1975
 
15.
Dirk Benedict
Actor, The A-Team
Dirk Benedict was born in Montana on March 1st, 1945. He was raised in the country, far away from anything connected with movies or acting. He gathered his first experiences in acting (on a dare) in a college production of "Showboat" where he got the main part. His father, a lawyer, died when Dirk was 18...
“ Dirk Benedict is an excellent actor and his acting as Lt. Templeton "Faceman" Peck in the U.S 80's T.V Show The A-Team was absolutely amazing. Dirk is a brilliant actor and seeing him act as Face in The A-Tean was outstanding, excellent, enjoyable and entertaining to watch. ” - nims-1975
 
16.
“ Dwight Schultz is an excellent actor and his acting as Captaing H.M "Howling Mad" Murdock in the U.S 80's T.V Show The A-Team was absolutely amazing. Dwight is a brilliant actor and seeing him act as Murdock in The A-Team was outstanding, excellent, hilarious, excellent, enjoyable and entertaining to watch. ” - nims-1975
 
17.
Mr. T
Actor, The A-Team
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 family on $87 a month welfare in a three-room apartment...
“ Mr. T is an excellent actor and his acting as Sgt. Bosco "B.A" Baracus in the U.S 80's T.V ,Show The A-Team was absolutely amazing. Mr. T is an excellent black actor and besides seeing him act as B.A in The A-Team, he has also acted in the hit film RockyIII, acting alonside actor Sylvester Stallone and has done lots of other acting, such as doing the recent Snickers Chocolate Bar T.V advert. ” - nims-1975
 
18.
Rex Smith
A native of Jacksonville, Florida, Smith debuted on Broadway in "Grease" in 1978. He enjoyed a stint as a teen idol in the late 70s and had a gold top-10 single, "You Take My Breath Away", in 1979. He later appeared in both the stage and film versions of The Pirates of Penzance, and he has also appeared on stage in "The Human Comedy"...
“ Rex Smith is a brilliant actor and ex motorcycle cop Jesse Mach in the hit U.S 80's T.V Show Streethawk. Rex is a brilliant actor and seeing him act as Jesse Mach in the U.S T.V Show Streethawk was amazing,outstanding, enjoyable and entertaining to watch. ” - nims-1975
 
19.
“ Joe Regalbuto is an excellent and his acing as Norman Tuttle the man who designed Streethawk in the U.S T.V Show Streethawk was amazing, outstanding, enjoyable and entertaining to watch. ” - nims-1975
 
20.
David Hasselhoff
Actor, Click
David Hasselhoff has become one of the most recognizable faces on television and throughout the world. Aside from starring in Knight Rider and Baywatch, he is also an accomplished singer and popular recording artist. David Michael Hasselhoff was born on July 17, 1952 in Baltimore, Maryland...
“ David Hasselhoff is an absolutely brilliant actor and his superb acting as Michael Knight in the U.S 80's T.V Show Knightrider was awesome, amazing, outstanding, enjoyable and entertaining to watch. ” - nims-1975
 
21.
“ William Daniels is an excellent actor and his superb acting, doing the voice of K.I.T.T (Knight Industries Two Thousand) in the hit U.S 80's T.V Show Knightrider was awesome, amazing, outstanding, enjoyable and entertaining to watch. ” - nims-1975
 
22.
Edward Mulhare
Suave Irish-born actor with resonant voice and a commanding presence, who made his theatrical debut in 'The First of Mrs.Fraser' (1942) at the age of 19 at the Cork Opera House. Nine years later, after spells with the Gate Theatre in Dublin and the Liverpool Repertory Company, Mulhare appeared in a Laurence Olivier-directed London production of 'Othello' with Orson Welles...
“ Edware Mulhare is an excellent actor and his acting as Devon Miles in the hit U.S 80's T.V Show was absolutely amazing. ” - nims-1975
 
23.
Tom Selleck
Thomas William Selleck is an American actor and film producer, known for his starring role as Hawaii-based private investigator "Thomas Magnum" on the 1980s television series, Magnum, P.I.. Selleck was born in Detroit, Michigan, to Martha S. (Jagger), a homemaker, and Robert Dean Selleck, a real estate investor and executive...
“ Tom Selleck is an excellent actor and his acting as Thomas Sullivan Magnum in the hit U.S 80's T.V Show Magnum was brilliant. ” - nims-1975
 
24.
William Shatner
Actor, Star Trek
William Shatner has notched up an impressive 50-plus years in front of the camera, most recently displaying comedic talent, and being instantly recognizable to several generations of cult television fans as the square-jawed Captain James T. Kirk, commander of the starship U.S.S. Enterprise. Shatner was born in Côte Saint-Luc...
“ William Shatner is an excellent actor and his acting as Sgt. T.J Hooker in the hit U.S 80's cop show T.J Hooker was absolutely amazing. ” - nims-1975
 
25.
“ Heather Locklear is an excellent actress and her acting as Officer Stacy Sheridan in the hit U.S 80's cop show T.J Hooker was absolutely brilliant. ” - nims-1975
 
26.
“ Lee Majors is an absolutely brilliant actor and his acting as Hollywood stuntman Colt Seavers in the excellent U.S 80's T.V Show The Fall Guy was absolutely amazing, enjoyable and entertaining to watch. ” - nims-1975
 
27.
John Schneider
John Richard Schneider was born April 8, 1960, in Mt. Kisco, New York, to Shirley and John Schneider III, a pilot and U.S. Air Force veteran. His parents divorced when he was two. John began acting at the age of eight. He was in many plays in New York. He and his mother moved to Atlanta, Georgia, when he was fourteen...
“ John Schneider is an absolutely brilliant actor and his acting as Bo Duke in the hit U.S 80's T.V Show The Dukes of Hazzard was absolutely amazing, outstanding, enjoyable and entertaining to watch. ” - nims-1975
 
28.
Tom Wopat
He'll forever be remembered as strapping, good ol' boy Luke Duke, the virile, blue-eyed, dark-haired, plaid-shirted rascal (equally good-looking John Schneider was the strapping, plaid-shirted blond cousin) on the rough-and-tumble bucolic 80s series The Dukes of Hazzard. Where others may have fallen by the TV wayside...
“ Tom Wopat is an absolutely brilliant actor and his acting as Luke Duke in the hit U.S 80's T.V Show The Dukes of Hazzard was absolutely amazing, outstanding, enjoyable and entertaining to watch. ” - nims-1975
 
29.
“ Catherine Bach is an excellent actress and her acting as the drop dead sexy girl Daisy Duke (The cousin of Bo and Luke) in the hit U.S 80's T.V Show The Dukes of Hazzard was absolutely brilliant, outstanding and amazing. ” - nims-1975
 
30.
Denver Pyle
A rather wanderlust fellow before he latched onto acting, Denver Pyle--who made a career of playing drawling, somewhat slow Southern types--was actually born in Colorado in 1920, to a farming family. He attended a university for a time but dropped out to become a drummer. When that didn't pan out he drifted from job to job...
“ Denver Pyle is an excellent actor and his acting as Uncle Jesse Duke in the hit U.S 80's T.V Show The Dukes of Hazzard was absolutely brilliant, outstanding and amazing. ” - nims-1975
 
31.
Simon MacCorkindale
Actor, Casualty
Born in Ely, Cambridgeshire, England, the light-haired, aristocratically handsome Simon MacCorkindale's first career choice was to follow in his Air Force pilot father Peter's bootsteps by joining the Air Training Corps., but his deteriorating eyesight forced him to choose an alternative vocation. Taking drama classes following high school graduation...
“ Simon MacCorkindale is an absolutely brilliant actor and his acting in the hit U.S 80's T.V Show Manimal as NYPD consultant Jonathan Chase, who could transform himself into various animal forms such as a Black Panther to solve crimes was absolutely amazing, outstanding, enjoyable and entertaining to watch. ” - nims-1975
 
32.
Edward Woodward
British actor Edward Woodward made a highly successful transition into Hollywood stardom in the mid 1980s thanks to a popular TV dramatic series. Possessing a magnetic, yet coldly handsome demeanor in the same mold as Christopher Plummer, he was born on June 1, 1930, in London and received his early education at various schools before becoming a student at Kingston College...
“ Edward Woodward is an excellent actor and his acting as Robert McCall in the hit 80's T.V Show The Equalizer was absolutely brilliant, outstanding and amazing. ” - nims-1975
 
33.
Larry Hagman
Actor, Dallas
The son of a legendary actress (Mary Martin) and a district attorney, Larry Martin Hagman was born on September 21, 1931 in Fort Worth, Texas. After his parents' divorce, he moved to Los Angeles, California to live with his grandmother. When he was 12, his grandmother died and he moved back to his mother's place...
“ Larry Hagam is an excellent actor and his superb acting as J.R Ewing in the hit 80's T.V Show Dallas was absolutely outstanding and amazing. ” - nims-1975
 
34.
Patrick Duffy
Actor, Dallas
Youngest of 2 children, and only son born to Terrence and Marie Duffy. He is NOT related to Julia Duffy, of Newhart fame. Patrick was born in Montana, where his parents owned local taverns, and raised in Seattle since age 12. He wanted to become a professional athlete, and became a certified scuba diver while in his teens...
“ Patrick Duffy is an excellent actor and his acting as Bobby Ewing in the hit U.S 80's T.V Show Dallas was absolutely brilliant and amazing. ” - nims-1975
 
35.
Linda Gray
Actress, Dallas
“ Linda Gray is an excellent actress and her acting as Sue Ellen Ewing in the hit U.S 80's T.V Show Dallas was absolutely superb. ” - nims-1975
 
36.
Victoria Principal
Actress, Dallas
Victoria Principal is the elder of two daughters born to Bertha Ree (Veal) and Victor R. Principal. Her paternal grandparents were Italian, while her mother's family was from Gordon, Georgia, and South Carolina. Her father, a United States Air Force sergeant, was often transferred to different duty stations...
“ Victoria Principal is an excellent actress and her acting as Pamela Barnes in the hit U.S 80's T.V Show Dallas was brilliant. ” - nims-1975
 
37.
Sasha Mitchell
Sasha Mitchell is a model, actor, and kick-boxer, who will forever be known for two roles. From 1990 to 1993, he took over for Jean-Claude Van Damme in the Kickboxer series, ending it with the fourth installment, Kickboxer 4: The Aggressor. A black belt in tae kwon do, Sasha was once an amateur kickboxing champion, and it helped him land the role of a boxer in 1988's Spike of Bensonhurst...
“ Sasha Mitchell is an excellent actor and his acting as J.R's illegitimate son James Richard Beaumont in the hit U.S 80's T.V Show Dallas was brilliant. ” - nims-1975
 
38.
Bill Cosby
Music Department, Bill Cosby: Himself
Bill Cosby is one of the world's most well-known entertainers and comedians. William Henry Cosby, Jr. was born on July 12, 1937, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Anna Pearl (Hite), a maid, and William Henry Cosby, Sr., a U.S. Navy sailor. After tenth grade, Cosby joined the Navy and completed high school through a correspondence course...
“ Bill Cosby is an excellent actor and his acting in the hit U.S 80's T.V Comedy The Cosby Show was absolutely brilliant. This black actor is a very talented and outstanding actor. ” - nims-1975
 
39.
Malcolm-Jamal Warner
Emmy-nominated actor and director Malcolm-Jamal Warner was born in Jersey City, New Jersey. He was named after Malcolm X and legendary jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal. Warner first rose to national prominence by starring on the celebrated and long-running classic television series "The Cosby Show."...
“ Malcolm Jamal Warner is an excellent actor and his acting in the hit U.S 80's T.V Comedy The Cosby Show was absolutely brilliant. This black actor is also an excellent actor. ” - nims-1975
 
40.
Lisa Bonet
Lisa Bonet was born in San Francisco, California, to Arlene Joyce (Litman), a teacher, and Allen Bonet, an opera singer. She has lived most of her life in New York and Los Angeles, where she attended Reseda High School and Celluloid Actor's Studio. Her father was African-American and her mother was Ashkenazi Jewish (from a family from Poland and Russia)...
“ Lisa Bonet is an excellent actress and her acting in the hit U.S 80's T.V Comedy The Cosby Show was absolutely brilliant. Lisa is an awesome actress and she has also acted alongside actor Will Smith in the hit thriller Enemy of The State. ” - nims-1975
 
41.
“ Erik Estrada is an excellent actor and his acting in the hit U.S 80's T.V Show CHiPs (Californian Highway Patrol Service) was absolutely brilliant. ” - nims-1975
 
42.
Larry Wilcox
Actor, CHiPs
Larry Wilcox grew up in Rawlins, Wyoming, with three siblings and raised by a single parent - his mother. He graduated and then went to the University of Wyoming and studied pre-med and then transferred to Cal State University Northridge in Southern California. His sister was tragically murdered by...
“ Larry Wilcox is an excellent actor and his acting in the hit U.S 80's T.V Show CHiPs (Californian Highway Patrol Service) was absolutely brilliant. ” - nims-1975
 
43.
“ Chuck Wagner is an excellent actor and his acting as Automan in the hit U.S 80's sci -fi T.V Show Automan was absolutely brilliant and amazing. ” - nims-1975
 
44.
Desi Arnaz Jr.
Desi Arnaz Jr. has lived in Boulder City, Nevada, since 1986, where he owns the Historic Boulder Theatre and helps direct non-profit Boulder City Ballet Company (BCBC) with his wife, Amy Arnaz. Boulder Theatre was built in 1932 during the construction of Hoover Dam and operated as a movie theatre until it could no longer compete with the new...
“ Desi Arnaz Jr is an excellent actor and his acting as Walter Nebicher in the hit U.S 80's sci-fi T.V Show Automan was absolutely brilliant. ” - nims-1975
 
45.
David Soul
David Soul achieved pop icon status as handsome, blond-haired, blue-eyed Detective Kenneth Hutchinson on the cult "buddy cop" TV series Starsky and Hutch, Soul also had a very successful singing career recording several albums, with worldwide number one hit singles including "Silver Lady" & "Don't Give Up on Us Baby"...
“ David Soul is an excellent actor and his acting as Hutch in the hit U.S 80's T.V Show Starsky and Hutch was absolutely brilliant. ” - nims-1975
 
46.
“ Paul Michael Glaser is an excellent actor and his acting as Starsky in the hit U.S 80's T.V Show Starsky and Hutch was absolutely amazing and brilliant. ” - nims-1975
 
47.
Jack Lord
Jack Lord was the son of William Lawrence Ryan, steamship company executive. He learned his equestrian skills at his mother's fruit farm in the Hudson River Valley. At age 15 he started spending summers at sea in the Merchant Marine, and from the deck of ships, painted and sketched the landscapes he encountered; Africa...
“ Jack Lord is an excellent actor and his acting as Dt. Steve McGarrett in the hit U.S 80's T.V Show Hawaii Five 0 was absolutely amazing and brilliant. ” - nims-1975
 
48.
Neil Patrick Harris
Neil Patrick Harris was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on June 15, 1973. His parents, Sheila Gail (Scott) and Ronald Gene Harris, were lawyers and ran a restaurant. He grew up in Ruidoso, New Mexico, a small town 120 miles south of Albuquerque, where he first took up acting in the fourth grade. While tagging along with his older brother of 3 years...
“ Neil Patrick Harris is an excellent actor and his acting as Dr. Douglas "Doogie" Howser in the hit U.S 80's T.V sitcom Doogie Howser M.D was absolutely hilarious, brilliant and cool. ” - nims-1975
 
49.
“ Joan Collins is an excellent actress and her acting in the 80's T.V Show Dynasty was absolutely brilliant. ” - nims-1975
 
50.
Linda Evans
Actress, Dynasty
“ Linda Evans is an excellent actress and her acting in the 80's T.V Show Dynasty was absolutely brilliant. ” - nims-1975
 
51.
John Forsythe
John Forysthe was born Jacob Lincoln Freund in Penns Grove, New Jersey, the son of Blanche Materson (Blohm) and Samuel Jeremiah Freund, a Wall Street businessman. He chose to pursue acting over the objections of his father. He did some work in radio soaps and on Broadway before signing a movie contract with Warner Bros...
“ John Forsythe is an excellent actor and his acting in the 80's T.V Show Dynasty was absolutely brilliant. ” - nims-1975
 
52.
“ Tyne Daly is an excellent actress and her acting in the hit U.S 80's T.V Cop Show Cagney and Lacey as Lacey was absolutely brilliant. ” - nims-1975
 
53.
Sharon Gless
Actress, Burn Notice
Show business is in Sharon Gless' blood. Her grandfather, Neil S. McCarthy (May 6, 1888 - July 25, 1972), was considered by many to have been the most respected and powerful entertainment lawyer of Hollywood's Golden Age. His clients included Howard Hughes, Paramount Pictures, Louis B. Mayer (personally)...
“ Sharon Gless is an excellent actress and her acting as Cagney in the hit U.S 80's T.V Cop Show Cagney and Lacey was absolutely brilliant. ” - nims-1975
 
54.
Brian Keith
Son of character actor Robert Keith and stage actress Helena Shipman. He grew up on the road with his parents while they toured in plays. First appeared at age 3 in film Pied Piper Malone with his father. Began acting in radio programs and on stage before World War II. Joined the Marines and served as a machine gunner...
“ Brian Keith is an excellent actor and his acting as Judge Milton C. Hardcastle in the hit U.S 80's T.V Show Hardcastle and McCormick was absolutely brilliant. ” - nims-1975
 
55.
Daniel Hugh Kelly
Daniel Hugh Kelly was born on August 10, 1952 in Elizabeth, New Jersey, the middle of five children. His father was a police officer/detective and his mother was a social worker. He received his B.A. from St. Vincent College in Latrobe, Pennsylvania and pursued his M.F.A. on a full scholarship at the Catholic University of America in Washington...
“ Daniel Hugh Kelly is an excellent actor and his acting as Mark 'Skid' McCormick in the hit U.S 80's T.V Show Hardcastle and McCormick was absolutely brilliant. ” - nims-1975
 
56.
Henry Winkler
Henry Franklin Winkler was born on October 30, 1945, in Manhattan, New York. His parents, Ilse Anna Maria (Hadra) and Harry Irving Winkler, were Jewish immigrants who avoided the German Holocaust, moving to the US in 1939. His father was the president of an international lumber company while his mother worked alongside his father...
“ Henry Winkler is an absolutely brilliant actor and his acting as Fonzie in the hit U.S 80's T.V Comedy Happy Days was absolutely brilliant. Henry Winkler is an awesome and seeing him act as Fonzie in the comedy Happy Days was absolutely hilarious, outstanding, enjoyable and entertaining. ” - nims-1975
 
57.
Scott Baio
Scott Vincent James Baio was born on September 22, 1960 in Brooklyn, New York. He was the third child of Mario and Rose Baio, who had emigrated from Italy. At the young age of nine, Scott decided that he wanted to be an actor. Soon after, his parents took him on interviews and he was able to land in small roles in commercials...
“ Scott Baio is an excellent actor and his acting as Chachi Arcola in the hit U.S 80's T.V Comedy Happy Days was absolutely brilliant. ” - nims-1975
 
58.
Ted Danson
Actor, Cheers
Ted Danson is well known for his role as Sam Malone in the television series Cheers. During the show's 11-year run, he was nominated nine times for an Emmy Award as Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series and won twice, in 1990 and 1993. The role also earned him a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Comedy Series in 1989 and 1990...
“ Ted Danson is an absolutely brilliant actor and his acting as Sam Malone in the hit U.S 80's T.V Comedy Cheers was absolutely brilliant ” - nims-1975
 
59.
Kelsey Grammer
Actor, Cheers
A five-time Emmy Award winner, Kelsey Grammer was born in Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, to Sally (Cranmer), a singer, and Frank Allen Grammer, Jr., a musician and restaurateur. He was raised in New Jersey and Florida. Grammer was drawn to the works of William Shakespeare and spent two years at the prestigious Juilliard School...
“ Kelsy Grammer is an absolutely brilliant actor and his acting as Dr Frasier Crane in the hit U.S 80's T.V Comedy Cheers was absolutely brilliant. Kelsey is so talented, that when Cheers ended a comedy called Frasier named after his character in Cheers was created and the comedy Frasier starring Kelsey Grammer is an absolutely hilarious, entertaing and enjoyable comedy to watch. ” - nims-1975
 
60.
John Cleese
John Cleese was born on October 27, 1939, in Weston-Super-Mare, England, to Muriel Evelyn (Cross) and Reginald Francis Cleese. He was born into a family of modest means, his father being an insurance salesman; but he was nonetheless sent off to private schools to obtain a good education. Here he was often tormented for his height...
“ John Cleese is an absolutely brilliant actor and his acting as loud mouth Basil Fawlty in the hit 80's T.V sitcom Fawlty Towers was absolutely brilliant, hilarious, outstanding and amazing. ” - nims-1975
 
61.
Martin Shaw
One of England's most popular actors for more than two decades, Martin is noted for his versatility. He has starred in over 100 TV roles, his long TV career beginning in 1967 with Love on the Dole. Prior to The Professionals, he had always been careful to be very different in each of his roles to avoid being typecast...
“ Martin Shaw is an excellent actor and his acting as Doyle in the 80's crime drama The Professionals was absolutely amazing and brilliant ” - nims-1975
 
62.
Roger Moore
Roger Moore will perhaps always be remembered as the man who replaced Sean Connery in the James Bond series, arguably something he never lived down. Roger George Moore was born on October 14, 1927 in Stockwell, London, England, the son of Lillian (Pope) and George Alfred Moore, a policeman. He first wanted to be an artist...
“ Roger Moore is an excellent actor and his acing in the 80's T.V programme The Saint was absolutely amazing and brilliant. ” - nims-1975
 
63.
Lewis Collins
Underated British leading man predominantly of the Seventies and Eighties, Collins made his mark in the 1970s action drama The Professionals. As hard man "William Bodie", Collins became a household name, worldwide. Unfortunately, since the show ended in 1983, Lewis Collins has been miscast in a number of cheap straight-to-video foreign actioners.
“ Lewis Collins is also an excellent actor and his acting as Bodie in the 80's crime drama The Professionals was also amazing and brilliant. ” - nims-1975
 
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Gordon Jackson
Gordon Cameron Jackson was born on December 19, 1923, in Glasgow, Scotland, the youngest of five children, whose father taught painting in the city. His interest in acting began during his school years, when he took part in many amateur productions. This led to him being spotted by the BBC, and that led to work in such radio shows such as "Children's Hour" followed...
“ Gordon Jackson is also an excellent actor and his acting in the 80's crime drama The Professionals was also amazing and brilliant. ” - nims-1975