Actors and actresses who many people like and I hate (no particular order)

I think the title says it all...I will try to elaborate...I have to emphasize that this is just my opinion, people don't have to agree with me...I won't include people who I don't consider legitimate actors, like Seagal, Lundgren, Pattinson, etc. Many teenage idols and a bunch of pop stars go without saying.
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Keanu Reeves
Actor, The Matrix
Keanu Charles Reeves, whose first name means "cool breeze over the mountains" in Hawaiian, was born September 2, 1964 in Beirut, Lebanon. He is the son of Patricia Taylor, a showgirl and costume designer, and Samuel Nowlin Reeves, a geologist. Keanu's father was born in Hawaii, of British, Portuguese...
“ I think that the only movie he didn't manage to wreck was "The Devil's Advocate"...ok, the first Matrix was watchable, but that's about it. Terrible actor and a false hotshot. ” - Dusan84
Ben Stiller
Producer, Zoolander
Benjamin Edward Meara Stiller was born on November 30, 1965, in New York City, New York, to legendary comedians Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara. His father is of Austrian Jewish and Polish Jewish descent, and his mother was of Irish ancestry (she converted to Judaism). It's not surprising that...
“ Painfully unfunny with his sterile "awkward situation humor" - I can think of only two of his movies I don't hate, and he is not the reason for that. (Meet the Parents and There's Something About Mary). ” - Dusan84
Richard Gere
Humanitarian and actor Richard Gere was born on August 31, 1949, in Philadelphia, the second of five children of Doris Ann (Tiffany), a homemaker, and Homer George Gere, an insurance salesman, both Mayflower descendants. Richard started early as a musician, playing a number of instruments in high school and writing music for high school productions...
“ His obsolete playboy image is so annoying that he ruins pretty much every movie he is in. He also can't act for his life. ” - Dusan84
Andy Garcia
One of Hollywood's most private and guarded leading men, Andy Garcia has created a few iconic characters while at the same time staying true to his acting roots and personal projects. Garcia was born Andrés Arturo García Menéndez on April 12, 1956, in Havana, Cuba, to Amelie Menéndez, a teacher of English...
“ He never persuaded me he can act...and I consider him the main reason "The Godfather 3" didn't work. For that alone, he deserves to be on this list. ” - Dusan84
Woody Allen
Writer, Annie Hall
Woody Allen was born Allan Stewart Konigsberg on December 1, 1935 in Brooklyn, New York, to Nettie (Cherrie), a bookkeeper, and Martin Konigsberg, a waiter and jewellery engraver. His father was of Russian Jewish descent, and his maternal grandparents were Austrian Jewish immigrants. As a young boy...
“ His movies are extremely boring to me and most of them have the same pattern...he would not recognize humor if it bit him on the leg. ” - Dusan84
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...
“ He had a string of very good movies in the 80s, but IMHO, he isn't the ingredient that made them good, he was more like pushed into them. And his action flicks of the 90s (e.g. Air Force One) were garbage. ” - Dusan84
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...
“ He has some good movies, but he is too "macho" for me...I was never really impressed with his "yippie-ki-yay" stuff. After John McClane, too many of his roles had the same taste... ” - Dusan84
Charlton Heston
With features chiseled in stone, and renowned for playing a long list of historical figures, particularly in Biblical epics, the tall, well built and ruggedly handsome Charlton Heston was one of Hollywood's greatest leading men and remained active in front of movie cameras for over sixty years. As a Hollywood star...
“ For me, he is something like Harrison Ford of the classic era. He had to be in pretty much every spectacle there was. He simply wasn't that good an actor. Saying that, I like two or three of his movies very much. ” - Dusan84
Nicolas Cage
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 changed his name early in his career to make his own reputation...
“ The quality of his movies is gradually worse and worse. He made two or three watchable flicks in this century and he makes new ones 24/7. He should be on this list for starring in that abominable piece of trash of "The Wicker Man" remake alone... ” - Dusan84
David Caruso
Actor, CSI: Miami
His low-keyed intensity, deep-voiced somberness, pale skin, puffy-eyed baby face and crop of carrot-red hair are all obvious and intriguing trademarks of TV star David Caruso. A hugely popular item in the 1990s as a result of a smash crime series, he got way too caught up in all the hoopla surrounding him...
“ Horrible actor whose tough guy persona would not work as a comedy, let alone some serious genres... ” - Dusan84
Denzel Washington
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 Fordham University...
“ Maybe he is not so bad an actor, but the same character he plays over and over again - an idealist who is tough to the bone - became very irritating. The only time he stepped out of the way, he got an Oscar. And him having two Oscars just doesn't click with me, compared to so many legends who don't have any or have just one... ” - Dusan84
Ben Affleck
Producer, Argo
American actor and filmmaker Benjamin Géza Affleck-Boldt was born on August 15, 1972 in Berkeley, California, and was raised in Cambridge, Massachusetts. His mother, Chris Anne (née Boldt), is a school teacher, and his father, Timothy Byers Affleck, is a social worker; the two are divorced. Ben has a younger brother...
“ I'll quote the song from "Team America - The World Police" : "I need you more than Ben Affleck needs acting school" - enough said. ” - Dusan84
Orlando Bloom
Orlando Jonathan Blanchard Bloom was born in Canterbury, Kent, England on January 13, 1977. His mother, Sonia Constance Josephine (Copeland), was born in Kolkata, India, to an English family then-resident there. The man he briefly knew as his father, Harry Bloom, was a legendary political activist who fought for civil rights in South Africa...
“ He "sold" his face of a pretty boy to the public in LOTR and convinced them he can act. He has neither face nor stature for a crusader knight (Kingdom of Heaven), and also has serious flaws in a pirate's skin. ” - Dusan84
Ashton Kutcher
Christopher Ashton Kutcher was born on February 7, 1978 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to Diane (Finnegan), who was employed at Procter & Gamble, and Larry Kutcher, a factory worker. He has a fraternal twin brother, Michael, and a sister, Tausha. He is of Czech (father) and Irish, German, and Czech (mother) descent...
“ Another "pretty boy" who tries to force everybody into thinking he can act, but not everybody can be Pitt or Depp. The Butterfly Effect is an interesting film, other than that, he sucks big time. "Two and a Half Men" dug its own grave by hiring him. ” - Dusan84
Rock Hudson
Actor, Giant
Rock Hudson was born Roy Harold Scherer, Jr. in Winnetka, Illinois, to Katherine (Wood), a telephone operator, and Roy Harold Scherer, an auto mechanic. He was of German, Swiss-German, English, and Irish descent. His parents divorced when he was eight years old. He failed to obtain parts in school plays because he couldn't remember lines...
“ I have always seen him as a blank actor with the same dull image and artificial charisma. Yes, he had some good films, but mostly because his female partners were so great (Jane Wyman, or Doris Day, for example). ” - Dusan84
Bill Murray
Bill Murray is an American actor, comedian, and writer. The fifth of nine children, he was born William James Murray in Wilmette, Illinois, to Lucille (Collins), a mailroom clerk, and Edward Joseph Murray II, who sold lumber. He is of Irish descent. Among his siblings are actors Brian Doyle-Murray, Joel Murray...
“ He is not so bad an actor, I just have a problem with him primarily being seen as a comedian. I consider his comedies overrated, and dramas a bit better, although "Lost in Translation" was boring as hell (and I'm the kind of guy who likes the plot to develop slowly) and how it got an Oscar for screenplay is absolutely beyond me.

The same thing goes for Robin Williams, I don't want to waste an entry. I like his dramatic roles even better than Murray's, but he is terribly overrated as a comedian (in films, I didn't see his stand-up shows). ” - Dusan84
Maurice Chevalier
Soundtrack, EuroTrip
Maurice Chevalier's first working job was as an acrobat, until a serious accident ended that career. He turned his talents to singing and acting, and made several short films in France. During World War I he enlisted in the French army. He was wounded in battle, captured and placed in a POW camp by the Germans...
“ I have never fallen for his "gallant French Monsieur" persona, He often overacts, his transformation is weak, and his accent is so heavy that it is hardly bearable. ” - Dusan84
Omar Sharif
Omar Sharif, the Egyptian actor best known for playing Sherif Ali in Lawrence of Arabia and the title role in Doctor Zhivago, was born Michel Demitri Shalhoub on April 10, 1932 in Alexandria, Egypt to Joseph Shalhoub, a lumber merchant, and his wife, Claire (Saada). Of Lebanese and Syrian extraction...
“ Quite simply, I didn't like him in anything he did (that I saw, of course, and I adore Lawrence of Arabia). ” - Dusan84
Hugh Grant
Hugh Grant, one of Britain's best known faces, has been equally entertaining on-screen as well as in real life, and has had enough sense of humor to survive a media frenzy. He is known for his roles in Four Weddings and a Funeral, with Andie MacDowell, Notting Hill, opposite Julia Roberts, and Music and Lyrics, opposite Drew Barrymore, among his other works...
“ He never outgrew his image of a baby face playboy, and his roles revolve around the same center for years. ” - Dusan84
Warren Beatty
Since starring in his first film, Splendor in the Grass, Warren Beatty has been said to have demonstrated a greater longevity in movies than any actor of his generation. Few people have taken so many responsibilities for all phases of the production of films as producer, director, writer, and actor, and few have evidenced so high a level of integrity in a body of work...
“ He had some good movies, but he contributed very little to their quality. He should look up to his sister when it comes to master-class acting. ” - Dusan84
Sarah Jessica Parker
Sarah Jessica Parker was born March 25, 1965, in Nelsonville, Ohio, to Barbra Forste (née Keck), a teacher who ran a nursery school, and Stephen Parker, a journalist. Her parents divorced, and her mother later remarried to Paul Forste and had four more children, bringing the total to eight. Sarah now had 3 full siblings and 4 half siblings...
“ I think this one doesn't really need an explanation. ” - Dusan84
Sandra Bullock
Actress, Gravity
Sandra Annette Bullock was born in Arlington, a Virginia suburb of Washington, D.C. Her mother, Helga Bullock (née Helga Mathilde Meyer), was a German opera singer. Her father, John W. Bullock, was an American voice teacher, who was born in Alabama, of Irish, English, French, and German descent. Sandra grew up on the road with her parents and younger sister...
“ Irritating and annoying wherever she appears. Unfunny and forced in comedies, her dramas aren't thought-provoking - if it is a good movie by any chance, we can't thank her for that (OK, she was good in "Blind Side", but she should be banned from Hollywood for "Demolition Man" and "Speed", just to name a few. ” - Dusan84
Julia Roberts
Actress, Notting Hill
Julia Fiona Roberts never dreamed she would become the most popular actress in America. She was born in Smyrna, Georgia, to Betty Lou (Bredemus) and Walter Grady Roberts, one-time actors and playwrights, and is of English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, German, and Swedish descent. As a child, due to her love of animals...
“ Terribly narrow range of roles, she ruined the golden heart hooker image forever. It is almost offensive that she was awarded the same statue for "Erin Brokovich" as Meryl Streep for "Sophie's Choice". ” - Dusan84
Diane Keaton
Diane Keaton was born Diane Hall in Los Angeles, California, to Dorothy Deanne (Keaton), an amateur photographer, and John Newton Ignatius "Jack" Hall, a civil engineer and real estate broker. Her ancestry includes Irish, English, German, and Scottish. Keaton studied Drama at Santa Ana College before dropping out to study at the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York...
“ She started annoying me in "The Godfather", and after appearing in like 20 Woody Allen's films, that was it. A loony young woman, an overbearing mother and nothing more. ” - Dusan84
Angelina Jolie
Actress, Maleficent
Angelina Jolie is an Oscar-winning actress who became popular after playing the title role in the "Lara Croft" blockbuster movies, as well as Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Wanted, Salt and Maleficent. Off-screen, Jolie has become prominently involved in international charity projects, especially those involving refugees...
“ She could adopt a hundred kids, and be even a greater "humanitarian", she still wouldn't have been a good actress. ” - Dusan84
Jessica Alba
Actress, Sin City
Jessica Marie Alba was born on April 28, 1981, in Pomona, CA, to Catherine (Jensen) and Mark David Alba, who served in the US Air Force. Her mother has Danish, Welsh, German, English, and French ancestry, while her father is of Mexican descent (including Spanish, Indigenous Mexican, and distant Sephardic Jewish...
“ Terrible actress with a false charismatic appeal. Bad in everything she did. Pretty much the same goes for S.Johansson. ” - Dusan84
Audrey Tautou
Actress, Amélie
Audrey Justine Tautou was born on August 9, 1976 in Beaumont, France, to Evelyne Marie Laure (Nuret), a teacher, and Bernard Tautou, a dental surgeon. Audrey showed an interest for comedy at an early age and started her acting lessons at 'Cours Florent'. In 1998 she won the best young actress award in the ninth 'Jeune Comedien de Cinema Festival' in Bezier...
“ An extremely blank actress who will always be remembered for her "Amelie" image and nothing else. ” - Dusan84
Whoopi Goldberg
Self, The View
Whoopi Goldberg was born Caryn Elaine Johnson in the Chelsea section of Manhattan on November 13, 1955. Her mother, Emma (Harris), was a teacher and a nurse, and her father, Robert James Johnson, Jr., was a clergyman. Whoopi's recent ancestors were from Georgia, Florida, and Virginia. She worked in a funeral parlor and as a bricklayer while taking small parts on Broadway...
“ One good film - The Color Purple. Nothing else. ” - Dusan84
Drew Barrymore
Producer, Donnie Darko
Since melting audiences' hearts - at the age of six - in Steven Spielberg's beloved sci-fi blockbuster, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Drew Barrymore has emerged as one of the most endearing and talented actresses of her generation. Drew Blyth Barrymore was born in Culver City, California, to actors John Drew Barrymore and Jaid Barrymore (née Ildiko Jaid Mako)...
“ She had more charisma in "Firestarter" than in any other movie of hers. Bad actress. ” - Dusan84
Actress, Mask
The beat goes on ... and on ... and as strong as ever for this superstar entertainer who has well surpassed the four-decade mark while improbably transforming herself from an artificial, glossy "flashionplate" singer into a serious, Oscar-worthy, dramatic actress ... and back again! With more ups and downs than the 2008 Dow Jones Industrial Average...
“ She wouldn't know acting if it punched her in the nose. No explanation needed. ” - Dusan84
“ She became a superstar after "Love Story", although I didn't think anything special of her acting there. Afterwards, being with Steve McQueen helped her to remain successful, but she never really persuaded me she could act. ” - Dusan84
Lisa Kudrow
Hardly the dumb blonde of Romy and Michele's High School Reunion, Lisa was born in Encino, California on July 30, 1963. Her mother, Nedra S. (Stern), worked as a travel agent, and her father, Lee N. Kudrow, is a physician. Her parents are both from Jewish families (from Belarus, Russia, and Hungary). Lisa was raised in Tarzana and played varsity-level tennis in high school and college...
“ As for me, she managed to worsen everything she appeared in for more than ten minutes. Incredibly unfunny and forced. ” - Dusan84
Cameron Diaz
A tall, strikingly attractive blue-eyed natural blonde, Cameron Diaz was born in 1972 in San Diego, the daughter of a Cuban-American father and an Anglo-German mother. Self described as "adventurous, independent and a tough kid," Cameron left home at 16 and for the next 5 years lived in such varied locales as Japan...
“ Her laughter alone would make a man stick needles in his eyes. Her acting is also nothing special. ” - Dusan84
Melanie Griffith
Actress, Lolita
Melanie Griffith was born on August 9, 1957 in New York City, to then model/future actress Tippi Hedren and former child actor turned advertising executive Peter Griffith. Her parents' marriage ended in 1961 and Tippi brought Melanie to Los Angeles to get a new start. Tippi caught the eye of the great director Alfred Hitchcock...
“ She would never have got a single role if she hadn't a famous mother. Amazing lack of talent and amazingly slutty voice. ” - Dusan84
Eva Longoria
Eva Longoria was born in Corpus Christi, Texas, to Ella Eva (Mireles) and Enrique Longoria, Jr. The youngest of four sisters who grew up on a ranch near Corpus Christi, Longoria attended Texas A&M University-Kingsville, where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology. After graduating from college...
“ Ok, she is attractive, even though she has like 150 cm. She just cannot act. ” - Dusan84
Gwyneth Paltrow
Actress, Se7en
A tall, wafer thin, delicate beauty, Gwyneth Kate Paltrow was born in Los Angeles, the daughter of noted producer and director Bruce Paltrow and Tony award-winning actress Blythe Danner. Her father was from a Jewish family, while her mother has German, and some English and Irish, ancestry. When Gwyneth was eleven...
“ When you squeeze a plastic bottle, it shows a greater power of transformation than her. She has never had what it takes to be a top actress. ” - Dusan84
Julia Stiles
Julia O'Hara Stiles was born on March 28, 1981 in New York City, the outgoing daughter of a Greenwich Village artist mother, Judith Newcomb Stiles, and an elementary school teacher father, John O'Hara. She is the eldest of three children, and has Irish, English, and German ancestry. Encouraged to take modern dance lessons at an early age...
“ I think no explanation is needed. ” - Dusan84
Uma Thurman
Actress, Pulp Fiction
Uma Karuna Thurman was born in Boston, Massachusetts, into a highly unorthodox and Eurocentric family. She is the daughter of Nena Thurman (née Birgitte Caroline von Schlebrügge), a fashion model and socialite who now runs a mountain retreat, and of Robert Thurman (Robert Alexander Farrar Thurman)...
“ Even though I love Tarantino, I have to say that something just doesn't click with him and Uma. Besides, she would never have a role like Mia Wallace again. It was pure luck. ” - Dusan84
Eva Mendes
Actress, Hitch
Eva Mendes was born in Miami, Florida but raised in Los Angeles, California of Cuban-American heritage. In college, she began acting, studying underneath acting coach Ivana Chubbuck. This led to her desire to appear in feature films. Though taking many smaller roles in movies, she was little known until playing the girlfriend of Denzel Washington's character in Training Day...
“ Being good-looking doesn't make you an actress. Sucked at every single thing she did. ” - Dusan84
Julianne Moore
Julianne Moore was born Julie Anne Smith in Fort Bragg, North Carolina on December 3, 1960, the daughter of Anne (Love), a social worker, and Peter Moore Smith, a paratrooper, colonel, and later military judge. Her mother moved to the U.S. in 1951, from Greenock, Scotland. Her father, from Burlington, New Jersey, has German, Irish, German-Jewish, and English ancestry...
“ Grossly overrated. ” - Dusan84