My Top 10 Truely Unique (Slightly Freaky) Actors of All Time

When I see that a film is going to have one of these actors in, I know it's going to be good! I get so excited to see them on the screen. It doesn't matter that they're old. It will be a sad day when they're gone! I love Donald best of all...
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Donald Sutherland
The towering presence of Canadian actor Donald Sutherland is often noticed, as are his legendary contributions to cinema. He has appeared in almost 200 different shows and films. He is also the father of renowned actor Kiefer Sutherland, among others. Donald McNichol Sutherland was born in Saint John...
“ One of my all time favourite actors.. He has played quite a few villains, he plays them so well.. And he was brilliant in Invasion of the Body Snatchers.. His eyebrows, smile and voice do it! ” - hevski77
John Hurt
This transatlantic talent was born John Vincent Hurt on January 22, 1940 in Shirebrook, a coal mining village near the busy market town of Chesterfield, in Derbyshire, England. He is the son of Phyllis (Massey), an engineer and one-time actress, and Arnould Herbert Hurt, an Anglican clergyman and mathematician...
“ That voice!! How fantastic it is.. The Elephant Man, Alien.. Who could forget the fantastic series, The Storyteller! He and Donald both choose their acting roles carefully, often choosing independent, out there roles because it is about something they really believe in.. ” - hevski77
Richard O'Brien
Born in Cheltenham, England, Richard Smith's family moved to Tauranga, New Zealand, in 1951 when his father, an accountant, decided to become a sheep farmer. Watching horror and science-fiction double features in nearby Hamilton, Smith added an interest in acting to his love of rock and roll. He moved back to England in 1964...
“ I love Richard.. Riff Raff.. A bit part in Flash Gordon. Dark City.. The Crystal Maze.. He is a god! ” - hevski77
Christopher Walken
Nervous-looking lead and supporting actor of the American stage and films, with sandy colored hair, pale complexion and a somewhat nervous disposition. He won an Oscar as Best Supporting Actor for his performance in The Deer Hunter, and has been seen in mostly supporting roles, often portraying psychologically unstable characters...
“ That face, that hair!!! The way he speaks.. Even when not playing strange characters, there is something a little creepy in him, that he just has that edge! ” - hevski77
Tim Curry
Timothy James Curry was born on April 19, 1946 in Grappenhall, Cheshire, England. His mother, Maura Patricia (Langmead), was a school secretary, and his father, James Curry, was a Methodist Royal Navy chaplain. Curry studied Drama and English at Birmingham University, from which he graduated with Combined Honors...
“ How can you not love Tim? As Darkness in Legend.. Playing that kooky but funny butler in Clue (I love him in that).. As Pennywise in It and of course in the Rocky Horror Show.. Ooooh he plays a good villain! ” - hevski77
Max von Sydow
Max von Sydow was born Carl Adolf von Sydow on April 10, 1929 in Lund, Skåne, Sweden, to a middle-class family. He is the son of Baroness Maria Margareta (Rappe), a teacher, and Carl Wilhelm von Sydow, an ethnologist and folklore professor. His surname traces back to his father's partial German ancestry...
“ Ming the Merciless? There is nothing more to say about him really.. A Legend! ” - hevski77
Jeff Goldblum
Jeffrey Lynn Goldblum was born October 22, 1952 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, one of four children of Shirley (Temeles), a radio broadcaster who also ran an appliances firm, and Harold L. Goldblum, a doctor. His father was of Russian Jewish descent and his mother was of Austrian Jewish ancestry. Goldblum began his career on the New York stage after moving to the city at age seventeen...
“ Those eyes, that slightly drawn out and scattered way that he speaks.. The Fly, Invasion of the Body Snatchers.. I'd love to see him in a proper horror.. ” - hevski77
Gary Oldman
Gary Oldman is a talented British born movie actor who played Sid Vicious in Sid & Nancy, Drexl in True Romance, and George Smiley in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy. He starred in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and the remake of RoboCop. He is also an English filmmaker, musician and author. Renowned for his "big" acting style...
“ Dracula!! But more than that, Gary just has screen presence.. He is good at playing sinister roles.. ” - hevski77
Ian McKellen
Ian Murray McKellen was born on May 25, 1939 in Burnley, Lancashire, England, to Margery Lois (Sutcliffe) and Denis Murray McKellen, a civil engineer. He is of Scottish, Northern Irish, and English descent. During his early childhood, his parents moved with Ian and his sister Jean to the mill town of Wigan...
“ Gandalf!!! Again, a legend.. Fantastic in X Men.. A truelly great actor! ” - hevski77
Cillian Murphy
Actor, Inception
Striking Irish actor Cillian Murphy was born in Douglas, the oldest child of Brendan Murphy, who works for the Irish Department of Education, and a mother who is a teacher of French. He has three younger siblings. Murphy was educated at Presentation Brothers College, Cork. He went on to study law at University College Cork...
“ Bit of a dubious choice (I got stuck).. But he is a very compelling guy to watch on screen.. I have seen alot of his films. At his oddest in Breakfast on Pluto.. Slightly edgey in Sunshine. And Richard Neville the Oz editor?!?!?! (His next role) Bizarre indeed! ” - hevski77