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The perception of classic Hollywood actors is one of glamour and mystique. Unlike the lives of today’s celebrities, theirs were controlled and hidden from the glaring eyes of the public. Especially living in the modern time, we look back at these actors with such reverence for their work and overlooked personal lives that they have become icons. This is all a long-winded way of how people can sometimes neglect the fact that these Classic American actors are not actually American. This list was created by gauging the reaction of a sample size of about ten people when I revealed the fact that said actor was not American. Only classic American actors were considered for this list, so contemporaries, such as the South African Charlize Theron, were not included.



10. Joan Fontaine/Olivia de Havilland

Joan Fontaine and Olivia de Havilland are included together for the list because they are in fact sisters born in Tokyo, »

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