My Top 10 Actors

by aghrezaeyan | created - 20 Aug 2012 | updated - 20 Aug 2012 | Public

The greatest movie actors are listed here. It is based on my vision. My list may not coincide with your favorite actors. I will be glad if My opinion close to yours, even 10 percents.

1. Marlon Brando

Actor | Apocalypse Now

Marlon Brando is widely considered the greatest movie actor of all time, rivaled only by the more theatrically oriented Laurence Olivier in terms of esteem. Unlike Olivier, who preferred the stage to the screen, Brando concentrated his talents on movies after bidding the Broadway stage adieu in ...

Known for "The Godfather (1972)"

Actor | Soundtrack | Director

Born:Marlon Brando Jr. April 3, 1924 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA Died:July 1, 2004 (age 80) in Los Angeles, California, USA

2. Jack Nicholson

Actor | Chinatown

Jack Nicholson, an American actor, producer, director and screenwriter, is a three-time Academy Award winner and twelve-time nominee. Nicholson is also notable for being one of two actors - the other being Michael Caine - who have received Oscar nomination in every decade from the 1960s through the...

Known for "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)"

Actor | Soundtrack | Producer

Born:John Joseph Nicholson April 22, 1937 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA

3. Clint Eastwood

Actor | Gran Torino

Clint Eastwood was born May 31, 1930 in San Francisco, the son of Clinton Eastwood Sr., a manufacturing executive for Georgia-Pacific Corporation, and Ruth Wood, a housewife turned IBM operator. He had a comfortable, middle-class upbringing in nearby Piedmont. At school Clint took interest in music...

Known for "The good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)"

Actor | Producer | Director

Born:Clinton Eastwood Jr. May 31, 1930 in San Francisco, California, USA

4. Robert De Niro

Actor | Raging Bull

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...

Known or "Once Upon a Time in America (1984)"

Actor | Producer | Director

Born:Robert Anthony De Niro Jr. August 17, 1943 in New York City, New York, USA

5. 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 ...

Known for "Scent of a Woman (1992)"

Actor | Producer | Director

Born:Alfredo James Pacino April 25, 1940 in New York City, New York, USA

6. 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...

Known for "Driving Miss Daisy (1989)"

Actor | Producer | Soundtrack

Born:June 1, 1937 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA

7. Mel Gibson

Actor | Braveheart

Mel Columcille Gerard Gibson was born January 3, 1956 in Peekskill, New York, USA, as the sixth of eleven children of Hutton Gibson, a railroad brakeman, and Anne Patricia (Reilly) Gibson (who died in December of 1990). His mother was Irish, from County Longford, while his American-born father is ...

Known for "Braveheart (1995)"

Actor | Producer | Director

Born:Mel Columcille Gerard Gibson January 3, 1956 in Peekskill, New York, USA

8. Tom Hanks

Producer | Cast Away

Thomas Jeffrey Hanks was born in Concord, California, to Janet Marylyn (Frager), a hospital worker, and Amos Mefford Hanks, an itinerant cook. His mother's family, originally surnamed "Fraga", was entirely Portuguese, while his father was of mostly English ancestry. Tom grew up in what he has ...

Known for "Forrest Gump (1994)"

Actor | Producer | Soundtrack

Born:Thomas Jeffrey Hanks July 9, 1956 in Concord, California, USA

9. 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 ...

Known for "American Gangster (2007)"

Actor | Producer | Director

Born:Denzel Hayes Washington Jr. December 28, 1954 in Mount Vernon, New York, USA

10. Liam Neeson

Actor | Schindler's List

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 ...

Known for "Schindler's List (1993)"


Born:William John Neeson June 7, 1952 in Ballymena, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK