my favorite actors

by millerlarryw | created - 09 Jul 2012 | updated - 13 Jul 2012 | Public

a list of my favorite actors over the years

1. Jodie Foster

Actress | The Silence of the Lambs

Jodie Foster was born Alicia Christian Foster on November 19, 1962 in Los Angeles. She is the daughter of Evelyn Ella "Brandy" (Almond), a producer, and Lucius Fisher Foster III, an Air Force lieutenant colonel and real estate broker. Brandy had filed for divorce in 1959 after having three children...

this is by far my most favorite actor every film she chooses has meaning and she brings life to the characters she creates. jodie is very particular about the roles she takes in film and thats what makes her so good

2. June Lockhart

Actress | She-Wolf of London

Born in New York City on June 25, 1925, the daughter of actors Gene Lockhart and Kathleen Lockhart, June Lockhart made her professional debut at age eight in a Metropolitan Opera production of "Peter Ibbetson", playing Mimsey in the dream sequence. In the mid-1930s, the Lockharts relocated to ...

june lockhart has acted in many great films but i loved her best as Maureen Robinson in the tv show Lost in Space she was so beautiful and i was only 7 years old in 1965 when it debuted on CBS

3. Natalie Wood

Actress | Rebel Without a Cause

Natalie Wood was born on July 20, 1938, in San Francisco, California, as Natalia Nikolaevna Zakharenko. Her parents, Maria Stepanovna (Zudilova) and Nikolai Stepanovich Zakharenko, were Russian-born émigrés, of Ukrainian and Russian descent, who spoke barely comprehensible English; they changed the...

this photo pretty much says it all Natalie was a beautiful actress and person and she is sadly missed by many. i have all her movies and she will always remain a legend

4. Dakota Fanning

Actress | War of the Worlds

Hannah Dakota Fanning was born on the 23rd of February 1994, in Conyers, Georgia, USA, to Heather Joy (Arrington) and Steven Fanning. Her mother played professional tennis, and her father, now an electronics salesman, played minor league baseball. She is of German, Irish, English, French, and ...

Dakota is many things beautiful,talented ,funny and caring. i have seen and own all her movies to date and i am waiting for the release of her latest film Now is Good about a young girl from england who has leukemia and no longer wants treatment she just wants to live whatever time she has left to the fullest it sounds like a great film

5. Shirley Jones

Actress | The Music Man

Named after child star Shirley Temple, Shirley Jones started singing at the age of six. She started formal training at the age of 12 and would dream of singing with her idol, Gordon MacRae. Upon graduating from high school, Shirley went to New York to audition for the casting director of Rodgers & ...

another legend who just turned 87 years old and still looks great. i had a crush on her when she was in The Partridge Family in the 70s and once again i was only 11 years old

6. Barbara Bain

Actress | Mission: Impossible

Barbara Bain was born in Chicago, graduating from the University of Illinois with a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology. She then relocated to New York City where she gained work as a dancer and high-fashion model. Ms. Bain studied with Martha Graham, permanently cementing her love of dance; however, it...

she was terriffic in Mission Impossible and Spacee 1999 both of which she starred with her husband Martin Landau

7. Natasha Calis

Actress | The Possession

Natasha booked her first role at the tender age of 7 and has never looked back. A talent that can only be described as amazing and a professionalism you usually only see with veterans, Natasha has already shared the screen with the likes of James Cromwell, Danny Glover, Josh Lucas, Bruce Macdonald,...

I have to admit i havent seen alot of Natashas movies and then i saw her in The Possession and now im hunting around for her other films because this girl is great watch the movie and see for yourself. its due out august 31st but i was lucky enough to view an advanced screening and this film is powerful and she pretty much carries it herself

8. Angela Cartwright

Actress | The Sound of Music

Born in England, Angela is the younger sister of actress Veronica Cartwright. As a child she was cast as the cute little stepdaughter, Linda Williams, on Make Room for Daddy (1953). She was on the show from 1957 to 1964. After that, she was cast as Brigitta in the popular Julie Andrews movie The ...

another great actress from film and television i loved The Sound of Music she has pretty much retired from acting but she just finished a book about her experience on The Sound of Music plenty of never before seen photos on the set

9. Angie Dickinson

Actress | Rio Bravo

Angie Dickinson was born in Kulm, North Dakota, in 1931, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. H. Brown. Mr. Brown was the publisher of The Kulm Messenger. The family left North Dakota in 1942 when Angie was 11 years old, moving to Burbank, California. In December of 1946, when she was a senior at ...

another legend of film and television seen alot of her work but i loved her best on Police Woman from the 70s

10. Abigail Breslin

Actress | Little Miss Sunshine

Academy Award-nominated actress Abigail Breslin is one of the most sought-after actors of her generation. Her unique and charismatic talents have contributed to her versatile roles in both comedy and drama.

Recently, Breslin headlined the first season of the horror-comedy series, Scream Queens (2015)...

i love all her movies and she has played a wide range of roles she was really good in My Sisters Keeper and Nims Island her best i think is Janie Jones check it out

11. Sissy Spacek

Actress | In the Bedroom

As a kid, Sissy Spacek climbed trees, rode horses, swam, and played in the woods. She was born Mary Elizabeth Spacek on December 25, 1949, in Quitman, Texas, to Virginia Frances (Spilman) and Edwin Arnold Spacek, Sr., a county agricultural agent. Her father's family was of Czech and German origin.

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another legend all of her films are great especially her ground breaking role in Carrie from 1976 that launched her career and she also met her future husband on that film Jack Fisk

12. Jodelle Ferland

Actress | Case 39

Jodelle Micah Ferland has built up an impressive resume filled with roles in film, television and, at the beginning of her career, commercials. Born on October 9, 1994, she got her start in an episode of CTV's Cold Squad (1998), before landing the lead role in her first film, Mermaid (2000) at an ...

This girl has played some weird but memorable roles in film but the one that still has me stunned is Tideland some of the scenes in that film are jaw dropping

13. Don Rickles

Actor | Kelly's Heroes

Don Rickles was born May 8, 1926 in New York. After the Golden Era of Hollywood ended, Don Rickles was, until early 2017, one man still living to tell his tales. One of the most respected talents in entertainment, Rickles got his start in the night clubs, toiling for over 20 years, until 1958, when...

this man is the best in comedy i love his stand up as well as CPO Sharky his series i love the way he insults people even though we know its in fun

14. Anissa Jones

Actress | To Rome with Love

Anissa Jones was born on March 11, 1958 in West Lafayette, Indiana, USA as Mary Anissa Jones. She was an actress, known for To Rome with Love (1969), Family Affair (1966) and The Trouble with Girls (1969). She died on August 28, 1976 in Oceanside, California, USA.

another actress we lost to soon it is so tragic what drugs can do to someone who was so beautiful and innocent. i think about some of these child actors we have lost so early in life and wonder what they could have accomplished had they lived god bless them all

15. Maria Lark

Actress | Medium

Maria Lark was born on June 20, 1997 in Siberia, Russia. She is an actress, known for Medium (2005), Medium Season 4: Joe's Crayon Dream (2008) and Medium Season 4: Introducing Cynthia Keener (2008).

where has Maria Lark gone i havent seen her since Medium went off the air she is a terriffic actress and we need to see her do some movies expand her talent

16. Linda Blair

Actress | The Exorcist

From the age of five, Linda Blair had to get used to the spotlight, first as a child model and then as an actress, when out of 600 applicants she was picked for the role of Regan, the possessed child, in The Exorcist (1973). Linda quickly rose to international fame, won the Golden Globe, and seemed...

i still to this day wonder how she was ever to handle such a demanding role when she did The Exorcist i know alot of child actors today take on role that some adult actors wouldnt and probably couldnt handle kudos to all the young actors out there for keeping us on the edge of our seats

17. Kiefer Sutherland

Actor | 24

Kiefer Sutherland was born in London, England, UK, to Canadian actors Shirley Douglas and Donald Sutherland, who moved to California shortly after his birth. His maternal grandfather, Tommy Douglas, was a Scottish-born Canadian politician who was a Premier of Saskatchewan for over 17 years and led ...

24 nuff said

18. Jackie Evancho

Actress | The Company You Keep

Being a singing prodigy won Jackie Evancho her first major film role. In 2011, Robert Redford was casting his feature film, The Company You Keep (2012), when he saw Jackie for the first time, as she sang on television a piece from Pucinni.

Jacqueline Marie "Jackie" Evancho began singing just before ...

a singer and now an actress im waitng for her first film to be released The Company You Keep this girl has the best of both worlds.

19. Katie Holmes

Actress | Batman Begins

Born two months premature at four pounds, Kate Noelle Holmes made her first appearance on December 18, 1978, in Toledo, Ohio. She is the daughter of Kathleen Ann (Craft), a philanthropist, and Martin Joseph Holmes, Sr., a lawyer. She is of German, Irish, and English ancestry. Her parents have said ...

besides her acting skills she is just damn beautiful

20. Lulu

Soundtrack | To Sir, with Love

Born in Glasgow in 1948. As a teenager, she toured the northern clubs with her band, "the Luvvers". After her initial success with a cover of "Shout" reaching #7 in 1964, Lulu went on to establish herself as one of the biggest-selling British female singers of the 1960s. She made her film début in ...

best known for her role in To Sir With Love in 1967 she also sang in the film still doing concerts today my favorite song Rattler

21. Bailee Madison

Actress | Bridge to Terabithia

This young actress has worked with a number of the industry's biggest stars in a variety of diverse and challenging roles. She won rave reviews and a Critics Choice Movie Award nomination for her powerful work on the feature film, Brothers (2009), opposite Tobey Maguire, Natalie Portman and Jake ...

another great child star lets admit it people when it comes to movies especially horror and action the child actors keep is hanging on the edge of are seats it is them we route for

22. Lucille Ball

Actress | I Love Lucy

The woman who will always be remembered as the crazy, accident-prone, lovable Lucy Ricardo was born Lucille Desiree Ball on August 6, 1911 in Jamestown, New York. Her father died before she was four, and her mother worked several jobs, so she and her younger brother were raised by their ...

one of the most beautiful and funny actors of all time she has left us some memorable moments in film and television

23. Elle Fanning

Actress | Super 8

Mary Elle Fanning was born on the 9th of April 1998 in Conyers, Georgia, USA, to Heather Joy (Arrington) and Steven J. Fanning. Her mother played professional tennis, and her father, now an electronics salesman, played minor league baseball. She is of German, Irish, English, French, and Channel ...

following very closely in her sisters footsteps she already has an impressive list movies to her name

24. Sally Field

Actress | Forrest Gump

Sally Margaret Field was born in 1946 in Pasadena, California, to actress Margaret Field (née Morlan) and salesman Richard Dryden Field. Her parents divorced in 1950 and her mother then married stuntman Jock Mahoney, and they had a daughter, Princess O'Mahoney. She also has a brother, Richard Field...

who would have thought that an actress who started out in comedy shows would become so successful today in film and television as a serious performer along side her comedic talents and she still looks great

25. Isabelle Fuhrman

Actress | Orphan

Isabelle was born in Washington, DC but grew up in Atlanta, Georgia. She has one older sister, Madeline, and her parents are Elina and Nick Fuhrman. Her career began when a casting director from Cartoon Network spotted her waiting for her sister and cast her for one of the shows, Cartoon Fridays. ...

another great actress check her out in the movie Orphan very creepy and she is downright evil as Esther

26. Kristen Stewart

Actress | Snow White and the Huntsman

Though most famous for her role as Isabella "Bella" Swan in The Twilight (2008) Saga, Kristen Stewart has been a working actor since her early years in Los Angeles, California, where she was born. Her parents, John Stewart and Jules Stewart, both work in film and television. Her mother is ...

all of her work is great but believe it or not i liked her performance best in Panic Room with Jodie Foster there is good chemistry in their roles as mother and daughter

27. Georgie Henley

Actress | The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Georgina Helen Henley was born July 9, 1995 in Ilkley, Yorkshire, England, the youngest of three daughters of Mike and Helen Henley. When she was young, she joined a local drama group called "Upstagers". It was there that she started her acting career, participating in stage performances such as "...

most of her work is done in england but she still is a great actress and i hope she does more american roles in movies

28. Emma Watson

Actress | The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson was born in Paris, France, to British parents, Jacqueline Luesby and Chris Watson, both lawyers. She moved to Oxfordshire when she was five, where she attended the Dragon School. From the age of six, Emma knew that she wanted to be an actress and, for a number of years,...

another actress from england who is best known for her role in the Harry Potter films ive seen some of her work before Harry Potter and she is good

29. Chloë Grace Moretz

Actress | Let Me In

Chloë Grace Moretz was born in Atlanta, Georgia, to Teri (Duke), a nurse, and McCoy Lee Moretz, a plastic surgeon. She has four brothers, all older, including actor Trevor Duke-Moretz. Her ancestry is mostly German and English.

Chloë's first two appearances were as Violet in two episodes of the ...

just saw her in Poker House and Hick and she is terriffic in both films she plays alot of roles that are really mature for her age check her out in Kickass and even Wicked Little Things a direct to dvd feature that didnt recieve much fan fare but it was still good i cant wait to see her in the remake of Carrie

30. Mariska Hargitay

Actress | Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Mariska (Ma-rish-ka) Magdolna Hargitay was born on January 23, 1964, in Santa Monica, California. Her parents are Mickey Hargitay and Jayne Mansfield. She is the youngest of their three children. In June 1967, Mariska and her brothers Zoltan and Mickey Jr. were in the back seat of a car when it was...

i have been watching Law & Order SVU since it started and this woman is both remarkably talented and beautiful. Chris Meloni why did you leave the show you had a gorgeous woman working beside you

31. Cameron Diaz

Actress | There's Something About Mary

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...

she was great along side abigail breslin in My Sisters Keeper

32. Kathy Garver

Actress | Sweet November

Kathy Garver was born in Long Beach, California Her break-through performance came as one of the young slaves in The Ten Commandments

She is most well known for starring as the teenage niece of Uncle Bill Davis, Cissy Davis on Family Affair (1966). The show was nominated for Emmys in various ...

remember her on Family Affair in the 60s she played Cissy

33. Marta Kristen

Actress | Lost in Space

Marta Kristen was born Birgit Annalisa Rusanen, on February 26, 1945, to a Finnish mother and a German soldier who was killed towards the end of World War II in Europe. Marta was only two months old when she was left in an orphanage. In 1949, Prof. & Mrs. Harold Soderquist of Detroit, Michigan ...

she played Judy Robinson on Lost in Space from 1965 to 1967

34. Annette Funicello

Actress | Muscle Beach Party

Annette Joanne Funicello achieved teenage popularity starting in October 1955 after she debuted as a Mouseketeer. Born on October 22, 1942 in Utica, New York, the family had moved to California when she was still young. Walt Disney himself saw her performing the lead role in "Swan Lake" at her ...

i loved all her beach movies with Frankie Avalon she is also a great singer check out her song The Monkeys Uncle that she performed with The Beach Boys

35. Mackenzie Rosman

Actress | 7th Heaven

Mackenzie Rosman was born on December 28, 1989 in Charleston, South Carolina. She is currently best known for her role in the WB'S 7th Heaven (1996) as "Ruthie Camden", the angst-ridden teenage daughter of Eric and Annie. At 16, Mackenzie has 10 solid years of acting experience under her belt, more...

after 7th Heaven i saw her in Fading of the Cries it was okay but not great id like to see Mackenzie take on a serious role and be the lead

36. Vivien Cardone

Actress | Everwood

Vivien Cardone was born on April 14, 1993 in the city of Port Jefferson, New York, which is located on Long Island. Vivien is the second oldest of four children. She began appearing at the age of 3 months in national campaign commercials, such as Pizza Hut, Sears, Pillsbury, Sherman Williams, and ...

after she finished doing Everwood she did a film called All Roads lead Home this movie is fantastic i recomend the whole family watch this film she great

37. Elizabeth Montgomery

Actress | Bewitched

Elizabeth Montgomery was born into show business. Her parents were screen actor Robert Montgomery and Broadway actress Elizabeth Allen. Elizabeth graduated from the Spence School in New York City and attended the Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York. After three years' intensive training, she made ...

best known for her role as Samantha on Bewitched she is sadly missed by many

38. Yvonne Craig

Actress | Batgirl

Yvonne Joyce Craig was born on May 16, 1937 in Taylorville, Illinois. As a young teenager, Yvonne showed such promise as a dancer that she was accepted to Denham's Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo. Her training progressed until she left the company in 1957 over a disagreement on casting changes. She ...

loved her as Batgirl in the 60s series Batman still beautiful today

39. Michelle Phillips

Actress | Knots Landing

Michelle Phillips first became known as a member of the pop group The Mamas and the Papas. She sang the Mamas and Papas song "Dedicated To The One I Love" on a March 1987 episode of Knots Landing (1979) in her role as Anne Matheson. She is the mother of singer Chynna Phillips and ex-stepmother of ...

the ultimate 60s girl from the group The Mamas and the Papas she was and still is gorgeous

40. Cass Elliot

Soundtrack | Repo Men

Cass Elliot was born Ellen Naomi Cohen on September 19, 1941, in Baltimore, Maryland. She grew up in the Washington D.C. environs and in her senior year of high school, performed in a summer stock production of "The Boyfriend" at the Owings Mills Playhouse, where she played the French nurse who ...

another member of the pop group The Mamas and the Papas we lost her in 1974 from a heart attack but she left us some beautiful songs to listen to

41. Agnes Moorehead

Actress | Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte

Of Irish/English ancestry, Agnes was born near Boston, the daughter of a Presbyterian minister (her mother was a mezzo-soprano) who encouraged her to perform in church pageants. Aged three, she sang 'The Lord is my Shepherd' on a public stage and seven years later joined the St. Louis Municipal ...

Endora from Bewitched we also lost her in 1974 we really need to keep their memories alive

42. Judith Barsi

Actress | The Land Before Time

The only child of Jozsef Barsi and Maria Benko, Judith Eva Barsi beat 10,000-to-1 odds when she was discovered at a San Fernando Valley skating rink at age 5 1/2 in 1983 and mistaken for a 3-year-old. Her first commercial was for Donald Duck Orange Juice and she went on to appear in anywhere ...

tragically murdered by her own father and no one will ever really know the reason though rumor has it he was jelous of her fame and the money she was earning

43. Piper Laurie

Actress | Carrie

Piper Laurie was born Rosetta Jacobs in Detroit, Michigan to parents of Russian and Polish ancestry. Piper had been studying acting with Benno and Betomi Schnider for three years when she auditioned for Universal Studios, who signed her to a long term contract. They made more than twenty films ...

best known believe it or not was her role as Margaret White in the horror film Carrie in 1976

44. Cindy Hinds

Actress | The Dead Zone

Cindy Hinds is an actress, known for The Dead Zone (1983), The Brood (1979) and Deadline (1984).

i havent seen this actress since The Brood and she was really good in that film what happened to her does anyone know

45. Sigourney Weaver

Actress | Avatar

Sigourney Weaver was born Susan Alexandra Weaver in Leroy Hospital in Manhattan, New York City. Her father, TV producer Sylvester L. Weaver Jr., originally wanted to name her Flavia, because of his passion for Roman history (he had already named her elder brother Trajan). Her mother, Elizabeth ...

Ripley nuff said

46. Taylor Atelian

Actress | According to Jim

Taylor Atelian was born on March 27, 1995 in Santa Barbara, California, USA as Taylor Marie Atelian. She is an actress, known for According to Jim (2001), Reaper (2008) and Toddlers and Tiaras (2009).

after she finished According to Jim she started an all girl band Pink-E Swear they sound pretty good



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