TOP 45 BEST FILM/T.V ACTORS EVER

by nims-1975 | created - 15 Mar 2012 | updated - 6 months ago | Public

1. Roger Moore

Actor | Moonraker

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. His ...

Roger Moore is an absolutely brilliant actor and his acting as James Bond in some of the James Bond films and in the T.V Programme 'The Saint' was outstanding, amazing and absolutely brilliant. This actor is an awesome actor!!!

2. Bruce Lee

Actor | Meng long guo jiang

Bruce Lee remains the greatest icon of martial arts cinema and a key figure of modern popular media. Had it not been for Bruce Lee and his movies in the early 1970s, it's arguable whether or not the martial arts film genre would have ever penetrated and influenced mainstream North American and ...

Bruce Lee is an absolutely brilliant actor. Even though he is dead, his films are films that you can't miss. Enter The Dragon, The Way of the Dragon, Big Boss etc are absolutely awesome and this actors films are films that I love so much. He is a true legend!!!

3. Don Johnson

Actor | Miami Vice

Best known for his starring role as Det. Sonny Crockett on the hugely successful TV series Miami Vice (1984), 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...

Don Johnson is an absolutely brilliant actor. I love seeing him act in the T.V Cop show Miami Vice. This actor is one hell of a brilliant actor!!!

4. 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 absolutely brilliant actor. I also love seeing him act in the T.V Cop show Miami Vice. This actor is a very talented, brilliant and awesome actor!!!

5. Edward James Olmos

Actor | Battlestar Galactica

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...

Edward James Olmos is also another brilliant actor. He is so damn talented and his acting as Lt Castillo in the U.S Cop show is absolutely brilliant, amazing, outstanding and awesome!!!

6. Michael Talbott

Actor | Miami Vice

Michael Talbott was born on February 2, 1955 in Waverly, Iowa, USA. He is an actor and director, known for Miami Vice (1984), National Lampoon's Vacation (1983) and First Blood (1982).

Michael Talbott is another outstanding actor and he definitely has to be said as being one of the best actors ever!!!

7. George Peppard

Actor | Breakfast at Tiffany's

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 (1957). He started getting noticed when he played ...

George Peppard is an absolutely brilliant actor and he definitely has to be said as being one of the best actors ever. His acting as Hannibal in The T.V programme The A-Team is absolutely outstanding and brilliant!!!

8. Lou Ferrigno

Actor | The Incredible Hulk

An internationally famous and well respected bodybuilder / actor, Lou Ferrigno first appeared on TV screens in 1977 as the musclebound The Incredible Hulk (1978), 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 ...

Lou Ferrigno is an absolutely brilliant actor and his acting as The Hulk in the T.V programme The Incredible Hulk is absolutely outstanding, amazing and brilliant!!!

9. Henry Winkler

Actor | The Waterboy

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 ...

Henry Winkler is another awesome actor and he also has to be said as being one of the best actors ever!!!

10. Sean Connery

Actor | The Rock

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 (1987). His film career also includes such films as Marnie (1964), The Name of ...

Sean Connery is an excellent actor and he is also amazing, brilliant and outstanding to watch act in films and T.V!!!

11. Jan-Michael Vincent

Actor | Bite the Bullet

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 (1970), White Line Fever (1975) and Baby Blue Marine (...

Jan Michael Vincent is an absolutely brilliant actor and he is also an amazing, outstanding and awesome actor!!!

12. Ernest Borgnine

Actor | Marty

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, ...

Ernest Borgnine is an absolutely brilliant actor and he too has to be said as being one of the best actors ever!!!

13. 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 ...

Kevin Peter Hall is an absolutely brilliant actor and his acting as the Predator in the films Predator and Predator 2 was absolutely superb, amazing, brilliant and awesome. He too has to be said as being one of the best actors ever!!!

14. Robert Patrick

Actor | Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Robert Hammond Patrick Jr. was born on November 5, 1958 in Marietta, Georgia, and raised in Columbus, Ohio, the eldest of five children. He attended the Bowling Green State University in Ohio, but dropped out after he took a drama course and became interested in acting. After leaving college, he ...

Robert Patrick is an absolutely brilliant actor and his acting as the T1000 in the film Terminator 2:Judgement Day was absolutely brilliant, amazing and enjoyable to watch!!!

15. Robert Englund

Actor | A Nightmare on Elm Street

Veteran character actor Robert Englund was born in Glendale, California, to Janis (MacDonald) and John Kent Englund, an aeronautics engineer. Since 1973, Robert has appeared in over 75 feature films and starred in four TV series. He has starred alongside Oscar-winners Henry Fonda, Susan Sarandon ...

Robert Englund is another brilliant actor and his acting as Freddy Krueger in the Nightmare on Elm Street film series was outstanding, brilliant and amazing!!!

16. Kelsey Grammer

Actor | Cheers

A six-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 ...

Kelsey Grammer is another brilliant actor and he too has to be said as being one of the best actors ever!!!

17. 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 ...

Larry Hagaman is an absolutely brilliant actor and his acting as J.R Ewing in the U.S T.V Show Dallas was amazing, outstanding and brilliant!!!

18. Tom Baker

Actor | Doctor Who

The English character actor Tom Baker, best known as the fourth incarnation of The Doctor, was born in 1934 in Liverpool, to Mary Jane (Fleming) and John Stewart Baker. His father was of English and Scottish descent, while his mother's family was originally from Ireland. Tom, along with his younger...

Tom Baker is another brilliant actor and his acting as Doctor Who in the hit T.V Series was absolutely amazing, outstanding and brilliant!!!

19. Sylvester McCoy

Actor | The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

Sylvester McCoy was born in Dunoon, Scotland. He spent much of his childhood in Dublin, Ireland. Before becoming an actor, as Percy Smith he trained as a priest, sold insurance and acted as a bodyguard for the Rolling Stones. He started his acting career as a part of the Ken Campbell Roadshow, at ...

Sylvester McCoy is also another brilliant actor and his acting as the Doctor in the hit T.V Series was absolutely amazing, outstanding and brilliant!!!

20. Tom Cruise

Actor | Top Gun

In 1976, if you had told fourteen year-old Franciscan seminary student Thomas Cruise Mapother IV that one day in the not too distant future he would be Tom Cruise, one of the top 100 movie stars of all time, he would have probably grinned and told you that his ambition was to join the priesthood. ...

Tom Cruise is an absolutely brilliant actor and his acting is superb. Tom's acting as Steve Randall in the 80's film The Outsiders with Emilio Estevez, Matt Dillon, Rob Lowe, Patrick Swayze, C.Thomas Howell and Ralph Macchio was absolutely brilliant. Tom's acting in other films such as Top Gun, Risky Business, Days of Thunder, Mission Impossible etc was awesome and this guy has to be said as being one of the best actors ever.

21. Christopher Lloyd

Actor | Back to the Future

Christopher Lloyd was born on October 22, 1938 in Stamford, Connecticut, USA as Christopher Allen Lloyd. He is an actor, known for Back to the Future (1985), Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988) and Addams Family Values (1993). He was previously married to Jane Walker Wood, Carol Ann Vanek, Kay Tornborg ...

Christopher LLoyd is an absolutely brilliant actor and his acting is amazing, excellent and superb.

22. Al Pacino

Actor | Serpico

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 ...

Al Pacino is an absolutely brilliant actor and his acting in his films was and is absolutely brilliant.

23. Robert De Niro

Actor | Cape Fear

One of the greatest actors of all time, Robert De Niro was born on August 17, 1943 in 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 English, Dutch, German, French and Irish. He was trained at...

Robert De Niro is also another absolutely brilliant actor and is acting in his films was and is absolutely brilliant.

24. Gene Hackman

Actor | The French Connection

Eugene Allen Hackman was born in San Bernardino, California, the son of Anna Lyda Elizabeth (Gray) and Eugene Ezra Hackman, who operated a newspaper printing press. He is of Pennsylvania Dutch (German), English, and Scottish ancestry, partly by way of Canada, where his mother was born. After ...

Gene Hackman is another absolutely brilliant actor and his acting is amazing and brilliant.

25. Harrison Ford

Actor | Raiders of the Lost Ark

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,...

Harrison Ford is also another absolutely brilliant film actor and his acting in films such as Star Wars, Clear and Present Danger etc was and is absolutely brilliant.

26. 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 also another absolutely brilliant film actor and his acting in films such as Malcolm X, Training Day etc was and is absolutely brilliant.

27. 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 also another absolutely brilliant film actor and his acting in film such as White Men Can't Jump, Blade etc was and is absolutely brilliant.

28. 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 also another absolutely brilliant film actor and his acting in films such as Trading Places, Beverly Hills Cop, Beverly Hills Cop 2, Beverly Hills Cop 3, Norbit, Dr. Dolittle, Life, 48 Hours, Another 48 Hours, Coming To America etc was and is absolutely brilliant.

29. Nicolas Cage

Actor | Face/Off

Nicolas Cage was born Nicolas Kim Coppola in Long Beach, California, the son of comparative literature professor August Coppola (whose brother is director Francis Ford Coppola) and dancer/choreographer Joy Vogelsang. He is of Italian (father) and Polish, German, and English (mother) descent. Cage ...

Nicolas Cage is an absolutely brilliant film actor and his acting in films such as Raising Arizona, Gone in 60 Seconds, Next etc was and is absolutely brilliant.

30. 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 also another absolutely brilliant film actor and his acting in films such as Menace II Society, Predator, Commando etc was and is absolutely brilliant.

31. Delroy Lindo

Actor | Get Shorty

On the stage and on the big screen, Delroy Lindo projects a powerful presence that is almost impossible to ignore. Alhough it was not his first film role, his portrayal of the bipolar numbers boss West Indian Archie in Spike Lee's Malcolm X (1992) is what first attracted attention to Lindo's ...

Delroy Lindo is also another absolutely brilliant film actor and his acting in films such as The One, The Hard Way etc was and is absolutely brilliant.

32. 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 also another absolutely brilliant film actor. His T.V acting in The Fresh Prince of Bel Air and his acting in his brilliant films such as Bad Boys, Bad Boys 2, Six Degrees of Separation, Men in Black, Men in Black 2, Men in Black 3, Independence Day, I. Robot, Independence Day, Enemy of The State etc was and is absolutely brilliant.

33. 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 also another absolutely brilliant film actor.

34. Michael Douglas

Actor | Wall Street

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 (1975). Since then, as a producer and as an actor-producer, he has shown an uncanny ...

Michael Douglas is also another absolutely brilliant film actor and his acting in films such as Jewel of The Nile, Traffic, One Night at McCools etc was and is absolutely brilliant.

35. Robert Duvall

Actor | The Apostle

Veteran actor and director Robert Selden Duvall was born on January 5, 1931, in San Diego, CA, to Mildred Virginia (Hart), an amateur actress, and William Howard Duvall, a career military officer who later became an admiral. Duvall majored in drama at Principia College (Elsah, IL), then served a ...

Robert Duvall is also another absolutely brilliant film actor and his acting in films such as Colors etc was and is absolutely brilliant.

36. Ice Cube

Soundtrack | Friday

Ice Cube was born in South Central Los Angeles, to Doris (Benjamin), a custodian and hospital clerk, and Hosea Jackson, a UCLA groundskeeper. He first came to public notice as a singer and songwriter with the controversial and influential band N.W.A. His compositions with that group included many ...

Ice Cube is also another absolutely brilliant film actor and his acting in films such as Boyz n The Hood, Higher Learning, Torque, Friday, Are We There Yet, Are We Done Yet etc was and is absolutely brilliant.

37. 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 also another absolutely brilliant film actor and his acting in films such as House Party, House Party 2, Life, Bad Boys, Bad Boys 2, Blue Streak, A Thin Line Between Love and Hate etc was and is absolutely brilliant.

38. Mark Wahlberg

Actor | Boogie Nights

American actor Mark Wahlberg is one of a handful of respected entertainers who successfully made the transition from teen pop idol to acclaimed actor. A Best Supporting Actor Oscar nominee for The Departed (2006) who went on to receive positive critical reviews for his performance in The Fighter (...

Mark Wahlberg is also another absolutely brilliant film actor and his acting is absolutely brilliant.

39. 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 also another absolutely brilliant film actor and his acting in films such as Lethal Weapon, The Shaggy Dog etc was and is absolutely brilliant

40. Michael Jai White

Actor | Black Dynamite

Michael Jai White is an American actor and martial artist who has appeared in numerous films and television series. He is the first African American to portray a major comic book superhero in a major motion picture, having starred as Al Simmons, the protagonist in the 1997 film Spawn. White ...

Michael Jai White is also another absolutely brilliant film actor and his film acting in 'Exit Wounds', 'Undisputed 2: Last Man Standing', 'Blood and Bone', 'Never Back Down 2: The Beatdown', 'Tactical Force', 'Falcon Rising' 'Skin Trade' etc is also absolutely brilliant.