Actors I've seen in 15+ films

by ninewheels0 | created - 02 Nov 2015 | updated - 3 weeks ago | Public

As in the longer list, I'm counting voice roles, uncredited appearances, and TV movies, as well as alternate cuts at my discretion.

1. Samuel L. Jackson

Actor | Pulp Fiction

Samuel L. Jackson is an American producer and highly prolific actor, having appeared in over 100 films, including Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995), Unbreakable (2000), Shaft (2000), Formula 51 (2001), Black Snake Moan (2006), Snakes on a Plane (2006), and the Star Wars prequel trilogy (1999-2005), ...

27 films:

Ragtime (uncredited), Coming to America, Do the Right Thing, Goodfellas, Jurassic Park, Pulp Fiction, Jackie Brown, Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, The Red Violin, Unbreakable, Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones, Kill Bill Vol. 2, The Incredibles (voice), Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, Snakes on a Plane, Iron Man (uncredited), Inglourious Basterds (uncredited, voice), Iron Man 2, Thor (uncredited), Captain America: The First Avenger, The Avengers ('12), Django Unchained, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Avengers: Age of Ultron, The Hateful Eight, Avengers: Infinity War (uncredited), Incredibles 2 (voice)

2. Helena Bonham Carter

Actress | Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Helena Bonham Carter is an actress of great versatility, one of the UK's finest and most successful.

Bonham Carter was born May 26, 1966 in Golders Green, London, England, the youngest of three children of Elena (née Propper de Callejón), a psychotherapist, and Raymond Bonham Carter, a merchant ...

25 films:

A Room with a View, Hamlet ('90), Howards End, Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, Mighty Aphrodite, Twelfth Night, Fight Club, Planet of the Apes ('01), Big Fish, Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (uncredited), Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Corpse Bride, Wallace and Gromit in the Curse of the Were-Rabbit (voice), Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Sweeney Todd, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Terminator: Salvation, Alice in Wonderland ('10), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1, The King's Speech, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, Les Misérables ('12), Burton and Taylor (TV movie), Cinderella ('15), Ocean's Eight

3. Ewan McGregor

Actor | Moulin Rouge!

Ewan Gordon McGregor was born on March 31, 1971 in Perth, Perthshire, Scotland, to Carol Diane (Lawson) and James Charles McGregor, both teachers. His uncle is actor Denis Lawson. He was raised in Crieff. At age 16, he left Morrison Academy to join the Perth Repertory Theatre. His parents ...

23 films:

Shallow Grave, Trainspotting, Emma, Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, Moulin Rouge!, Black Hawk Down, Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones, Big Fish, Young Adam, Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, The Men Who Stare at Goats, I Love You Phillip Morris, Angels and Demons, The Ghost Writer, Beginners, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, Perfect Sense, Haywire, August: Osage County, Star Wars: The Force Awakens (uncredited, voice), Last Days in the Desert, T2 Trainspotting, Beauty and the Beast ('17)

4. John Hurt

Actor | Nineteen Eighty-Four

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 Arnold Herbert Hurt, an Anglican clergyman and ...

23 films:

Young and Willing, A Man for All Seasons, Midnight Express, Alien, The Elephant Man, History of the World: Part I, The Hit, Spaceballs, Frankenstein Unbound, Thumbelina (voice), Contact, Love and Death on Long Island, The Tigger Movie, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Owning Mahowny, Hellboy, V for Vendetta, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Hercules ('14), Snowpiercer

5. Johnny Depp

Actor | Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

Johnny Depp is perhaps one of the most versatile actors of his day and age in Hollywood.

He was born John Christopher Depp II in Owensboro, Kentucky, on June 9, 1963, to Betty Sue (Wells), who worked as a waitress, and John Christopher Depp, a civil engineer.

Depp was raised in Florida. He dropped ...

22 films:

A Nightmare on Elm Street, Platoon, Edward Scissorhands, Ed Wood, Benny and Joon, Sleepy Hollow, Chocolat, From Hell, Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl, Secret Window, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Corpse Bride, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End, Sweeney Todd, Public Enemies, Alice in Wonderland ('10), Rango, The Rum Diary, Transcendence, Into the Woods, Murder on the Orient Express ('17)

6. Robin Williams

Actor | Mrs. Doubtfire

Robin McLaurin Williams was born on Saturday, July 21st, 1951, in Chicago, Illinois, a great-great-grandson of Mississippi Governor and Senator, Anselm J. McLaurin. His mother, Laurie McLaurin (née Janin), was a former model from Mississippi, and his father, Robert Fitzgerald Williams, was a Ford ...

21 films:

Dead Poets Society, Awakenings, Dead Again, The Fisher King, Hook, Aladdin (voice), FernGully, Mrs. Doubtfire, Jumanji, The Birdcage, Jack, Hamlet ('96), Flubber, Patch Adams, What Dreams May Come, Death to Smoochy, Insomnia, RV, Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian, The Butler, The Zero Theorem (uncredited)

7. Ralph Fiennes

Actor | The Grand Budapest Hotel

Actor Ralph Nathaniel Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes was born on December 22, 1962 in Suffolk, England, to Jennifer Anne Mary Alleyne (Lash), a novelist, and Mark Fiennes, a photographer. He is the eldest of six children. Four of his siblings are also in the arts: Martha Fiennes, a director; Magnus ...

21 films:

Schindler's List, Quiz Show, Strange Days, The English Patient, The Avengers ('98), Red Dragon, The Constant Gardner, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Wallace and Gromit in the Curse of the Were-Rabbit (voice), Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, In Bruges, The Reader, The Hurt Locker, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, Coriolanus, Skyfall, The Grand Budapest Hotel, Hail Caesar!, Kubo and the Two Stings (voice), The Lego Batman Movie

8. Ian McKellen

Actor | The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Widely regarded as one of greatest stage and screen actors, both in his native Great Britain and internationally, twice nominated for the Oscar and recipient of every major theatrical award in UK and US, Ian Murray McKellen was born on May 25, 1939 in Burnley, Lancashire, England, to Margery Lois (...

21 films:

The Last Action Hero, Six Degrees of Separation, The Shadow, Richard III ('95), Gods and Monsters, X-Men, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, X-Men 2, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, The Da Vinci Code, X-Men: The Last Stand, Stardust, The Golden Compass, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, The Wolverine (uncredited), The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, X-Men: Days of Future Past, The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies, Mr. Holmes, Beauty and the Beast ('17)

9. 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 ...

20 films:

Splash, Forrest Gump, Apollo 13, Toy Story (voice), Saving Private Ryan, The Green Mile, Toy Story 2 (voice), Cast Away, Road to Perdition, The Terminal, The Da Vinci Code, The Polar Express (voice), Cars (uncredited, voice), Charlie Wilson's War, Angels and Demons, Toy Story 3 (voice), Cloud Atlas, Captain Phillips, Saving Mr. Banks, The Post

10. Philip Seymour Hoffman

Actor | The Master

Film and stage actor and theater director Philip Seymour Hoffman was born in the Rochester, New York, suburb of Fairport on July 23, 1967. He was the son of Marilyn (Loucks), a lawyer and judge, and Gordon Stowell Hoffman, a Xerox employee, and was mostly of German, Irish, English and Dutch ...

20 films:

Leap of Faith, Twister, Boogie Nights, The Big Lebowski, Patch Adams, Magnolia, Almost Famous, Owning Mahowny, Red Dragon, Cold Mountain, Capote, Charlie Wilson's War, Before the Devil Knows You're Dead, Synecdoche NY, Doubt, The Ides of March, The Master, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2

11. Patrick Stewart

Actor | Logan

Sir Patrick Stewart was born in Mirfield, Yorkshire, England, to Gladys (Barrowclough), a textile worker and weaver, and Alfred Stewart, who was in the army. He was a member of various local drama groups from about age 12. He left school at age 15 to work as a junior reporter on a local paper; he ...

19 films:

Dune, Robin Hood: Men in Tights, The Pagemaster (voice), Masterminds, Star Trek: Insurrection, The Prince of Egypt (voice), Animal Farm (TV movie, voice), X-Men, Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (voice), Star Trek: Nemesis, X-Men 2, X-Men: The Last Stand, X-Men Origins: Wolverine (uncredited), Macbeth (TV movie), Hamlet (TV movie), The Wolverine (uncredited), X-Men: Days of Future Past, Green Room, Logan

12. Emma Thompson

Actress | Sense and Sensibility

Emma Thompson was born in London on April 15, 1959, into a family of actors - her father was Eric Thompson, who has passed away, and her mother, Phyllida Law, has co-starred with Thompson in several films (her sister, Sophie Thompson, is an actor as well). Her father was English-born and her mother...

19 films:

Henry V, Dead Again, Peter's Friends, Howards End, The Remains of the Day, Much Ado About Nothing ('93), Sense and Sensibility, Primary Colors, Love Actually, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Stranger Than Fiction, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Brideshead Revisited, An Education, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, Brave (voice), Beautiful Creatures, Saving Mr. Banks, Beauty and the Beast ('17)

13. Cate Blanchett

Actress | Carol

Cate Blanchett was born on May 14, 1969 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, to June (Gamble), an Australian teacher and property developer, and Robert DeWitt Blanchett, Jr., an American advertising executive, originally from Texas. She has an older brother and a younger sister. When she was ten ...

19 films:

Elizabeth, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, The Aviator, Notes on a Scandal, Babel, Hot Fuzz, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Hanna, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Blue Jasmine, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies, Cinderella ('15), Carol, Thor: Ragnarok, Ocean's Eight

14. John Ratzenberger

Actor | Cheers

John started the improvisational comedy group, "Sal's Meat Market", in Bridgeport, Connecticut, while a student at Sacred Heart University, located in Fairfield/Bridgeport, Connecticut. He was later affiliated with the ensemble group, "The Downtown Cabaret". Coincidentally, he was a friend of Susan...

19 films:

The Empire Strike Back, Superman II, Ragtime, Toy Story (voice), That Darn Cat, A Bug's Life (voice), Toy Story 2 (voice), Monsters Inc. (voice), Spirited Away (voice), Finding Nemo (voice), The Incredibles (voice), Cars (voice), Ratatouille (voice), Wall-E (voice), Up (voice), Toy Story 3 (voice), Brave (voice), Coco (voice), Incredibles 2 (voice)

15. Jim Cummings

Actor | Christopher Robin

Born James Jonah Cummings on November 3, 1952, he grew up in Youngstown, Ohio.

Sooner or later, he moved to New Orleans. There, he designed Mardi Gras floats, was a singer, door-to-door salesman, and a Louisiana riverboat deckhand.

Then Cummings moved to Anaheim, California, where he started his ...

19 films:

Aladdin (voice), The Lion King (voice), The Pagemaster (voice), A Goofy Movie (voice), Pocahontas (voice), Balto (voice), The Hunchback of Notre Dame (voice), Hercules (voice), Anastasia (voice), Small Soldiers (voice), Antz (voice), Babe: Pig in the City (voice), The Tigger Movie (voice), The Road to El Dorado (voice), Titan A.E. (voice), Shrek (voice), Atlantis (voice), Jimmy Neutron (voice), The Princess and the Frog (voice)

16. Willem Dafoe

Actor | Spider-Man

Having made over one hundred films in his legendary career, Willem Dafoe is internationally respected for bringing versatility, boldness, and dare to some of the most iconic films of our time. His artistic curiosity in exploring the human condition leads him to projects all over the world, large ...

18 films:

Platoon, The Last Temptation of Christ, Wild at Heart, The English Patient, Basquiat, American Psycho, Spider-Man, Finding Nemo (voice), Spider-Man 2, The Aviator, American Dreamz, Spider-Man 3, Fantastic Mr. Fox, The Fault in Our Stars, The Grand Budapest Hotel, The Great Wall, Death Note ('17), Murder on the Orient Express ('17)

17. Christian Bale

Actor | The Dark Knight

Christian Charles Philip Bale was born in Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK on January 30, 1974, to English parents Jennifer "Jenny" (James) and David Charles Howard Bale. His mother was a circus performer and his father, who was born in South Africa, was a commercial pilot. The family lived in different ...

17 films:

Empire of the Sun, Henry V, Swing Kids, Pocahontas (voice), American Psycho, Howl's Moving Castle (voice--U.S. dub), Batman Begins, The New World, Rescue Dawn, The Prestige, 3:10 to Yuma, The Dark Knight, Terminator: Salvation, Public Enemies, The Fighter, The Dark Knight Rises, American Hustle

18. Alan Rickman

Actor | Die Hard

Alan Rickman was born on a council estate in Acton, West London, to Margaret Doreen Rose (Bartlett) and Bernard Rickman, who worked at a factory. He had English, Irish, and Welsh ancestry. Alan had an older brother David, a younger brother Michael and a younger sister Sheila. When Alan was 8 years ...

17 films:

Die Hard, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, Sense and Sensibility, Galaxy Quest, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Love Actually, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (voice), Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Sweeney Todd, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Alice in Wonderland ('10) (voice), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, The Butler

19. Judi Dench

Actress | Skyfall

Dame Judi Dench was born Judith Olivia Dench in York, England, to Eleanora Olive (Jones), who was from Dublin, Ireland, and Reginald Arthur Dench, a doctor from Dorset, England. She attended Mount School in York, and studied at the Central School of Speech and Drama. She has performed with the ...

17 films:

A Room with a View, Henry V, Hamlet ('96), Shakespeare in Love, Chocolat, The Last of the Blonde Bombshells (TV movie), The Chronicles of Riddick, Pride and Prejudice ('05), Casino Royale, Notes on a Scandal, Quantum of Solace, Nine, J. Edgar, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Skyfall, Philomena, Murder on the Orient Express ('17)

20. Frank Oz

Actor | The Muppet Show

Frank Richard Oznowicz was born in Hereford, England to puppeteers Frances and Isidore Oznowicz. His family moved to Montana in 1951, eventually settling in Oakland, California. As a teenager, he worked as an apprentice puppeteer at Children's Fairyland amusement park. He is one of the primary ...

17 films:

The Muppet Movie (voice/puppeteer), The Empire Strikes Back (voice/puppeteer), The Blues Brothers, An American Werewolf in London, Dark Crystal (voice/puppeteer), Return of the Jedi (voice/puppeteer), The Muppets Take Manhattan (voice/puppeteer), Labyrinth (puppeteer), A Muppet Christmas Carol (voice/puppeteer), Muppet Treasure Island (voice/puppeteer), Muppets in Space (voice/puppeteer), Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace (voice), Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones (voice), Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (voice), Star Wars: The Force Awakens (voice, uncredited), Star Wars: The Last Jedi (voice)

21. Robert Downey Jr.

Actor | Iron Man

Robert Downey Jr. has evolved into one of the most respected actors in Hollywood. With an amazing list of credits to his name, he has managed to stay new and fresh even after over four decades in the business.

Downey was born April 4, 1965 in Manhattan, New York, the son of writer, director and ...

17 films:

Soapdish, Chaplin, Richard III ('95), Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, Good Night and Good Luck, Charlie Bartlett, Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Tropic Thunder, Sherlock Holmes, Iron Man 2, The Avengers, Iron Man 3, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Captain America: Civil War, Spider-Man: Homecoming, Avengers: Infinity War

22. Warwick Davis

Actor | Willow

English actor Warwick Davis was born in Epsom, Surrey, England, the son of Susan J. (Pain) and Ashley Davis, an insurance broker. Davis was born with the condition spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia congenital (SED), which caused his dwarfism. He was educated at City of London Freemen's School. When he ...

17 films:

Return of the Jedi, Labyrinth, Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Ray, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Rouge One: A Star Wars Story, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Solo: A Star Wars Story

23. Hugh Jackman

Actor | Les Misérables

Hugh Michael Jackman is an Australian actor, singer, multi-instrumentalist, dancer and producer. Jackman has won international recognition for his roles in major films, notably as superhero, period, and romance characters. He is best known for his long-running role as Wolverine in the X-Men film ...

17 films:

X-Men, X-Men United, Van Helsing, X-Men: The Last Stand, The Prestige, The Fountain, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, X-Men: First Class (uncredited), Rise of the Guardians, Les Misérables ('12), The Wolverine, Prisoners, X-Men: Days of Future Past, Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (voice), X-Men: Apocalypse, Logan, Deadpool 2

24. 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...

17 films:

The Godfather Part II, Taxi Driver, The Deer Hunter, Raging Bull, Brazil, Goodfellas, Awakenings, Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, Wag the Dog, Jackie Brown, Analyze This, The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle, Showtime, Analyze That, Stardust, Silver Lining Playbook, American Hustle (uncredited)

25. Kenneth Branagh

Actor | Henry V

Kenneth Charles Branagh was born on December 10, 1960, in Belfast, Northern Ireland, to parents William Branagh, a plumber and carpenter, and Frances (Harper), both born in 1930. He has two siblings, William Branagh, Jr. (born 1955) and Joyce Branagh (born 1970). When he was nine, his family ...

17 films:

Chariots of Fire, Henry V, Dead Again, Peter's Friends, Much Ado About Nothing ('93), Swing Kids, Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, Othello, Hamlet ('96), The Road to El Dorado (voice), Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, As You Like It (voice, uncredited), Sleuth (uncredited), Valkyrie, Dunkirk, Murder on the Orient Express, Avengers: Infinity War (voice, uncredited)

26. Meryl Streep

Actress | Out of Africa

Considered by many critics to be the greatest living actress, Meryl Streep has been nominated for the Academy Award an astonishing 21 times, and has won it three times. Meryl was born Mary Louise Streep in 1949 in Summit, New Jersey, to Mary Wolf (Wilkinson), a commercial artist, and Harry William ...

17 films:

The Deer Hunter, Sophie's Choice, Music of the Heart, The Hours, Adaptation., A Series of Unfortunate Events, The Manchurian Candidate, A Prairie Home Companion, The Devil Wears Prada, Mamma Mia!, Doubt, Julie and Julia, The Fantastic Mr. Fox (voice), August: Osage County, Into the Woods, The Post, Mary Poppins Returns

27. Hugo Weaving

Actor | The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Hugo Wallace Weaving was born on April 4, 1960 in Nigeria, to English parents Anne (Lennard), a tour guide and teacher, and Wallace Weaving, a seismologist. Hugo has an older brother, Simon, and a younger sister, Anna, who both also live and work in Australia. During his early childhood, the ...

16 films:

The Adventures of Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Babe (voice), The Matrix, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, The Matrix Reloaded, The Matrix Revolutions, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, V for Vendetta (voice), Transformers (voice), Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (voice), Transformers: Dark of the Moon (voice), Captain America: The First Avenger, Cloud Atlas, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies

28. Jim Broadbent

Actor | Moulin Rouge!

One of England's most versatile character actors, Jim Broadbent was born on May 24, 1949, in Lincolnshire, the youngest son of furniture maker Roy Laverick Broadbent and sculptress Doreen "Dee" (Findlay) Broadbent. Jim attended a Quaker boarding school in Reading before successfully applying for a ...

16 films:

The Hit, Brazil, Richard III ('95), The Borrowers, Moulin Rouge!, Gangs of New York, Nicholas Nickleby ('02), Vera Drake, Hot Fuzz, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, The Young Victoria, Another Year, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, Cloud Atlas, Brooklyn

29. 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...

16 films:

Driving Miss Daisy, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, The Shawshank Redemption, Seven, Bruce Almighty, Million Dollar Baby, An Unfinished Life, Batman Begins, War of the Worlds (narration), Lucky Number Slevin, Gone Baby Gone, The Dark Knight, Invictus, The Dark Knight Rises, The LEGO Movie (voice), Transcendence

30. David Thewlis

Actor | Naked

David Thewlis was born David Wheeler in 1963 in Blackpool, Lancashire, to Maureen (Thewlis) and Alec Raymond Wheeler, and lived with his parents above their combination wallpaper and toy shop during his childhood. Originally, he came to London with his band Door 66, however he changed his plans and...

16 films:

James and the Giant Peach (voice), DragonHeart, The Big Lebowski, Timeline, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Kingdom of Heaven, The New World, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, Anonymous, War Horse, The Zero Theorem, Anomalisa (voice), Wonder Woman

31. Bill Murray

Actor | Lost in Translation

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, ...

16 films:

Stripes, Tootsie, Ghostbusters, Little Shop of Horrors, Scrooged, Ed Wood, Space Jam, Rushmore, Hamlet ('00), Osmosis Jones, Get Smart, Zombieland, Fantastic Mr. Fox (voice), Moonrise Kingdom, The Grand Budapest Hotel, The Jungle Book ('16) (voice)

32. Stanley Tucci

Actor | Big Night

Actor Stanley Tucci was born on November 11, 1960, in Peekskill, New York. He is the son of Joan (Tropiano), a writer, and Stanley Tucci, an art teacher. His family is Italian-American, with origins in Calabria.

Tucci took an interest in acting while in high school, and went on to attend the State ...

16 films:

Undercover Blues, Road to Perdition, The Terminal, Lucky Number Slevin, The Devil Wears Prada, The Hoax, Julie and Julia, The Lovely Bones, Margin Call, Captain America: The First Avenger, The Hunger Games, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2, Spotlight, Beauty and the Beast ('17)

33. Amy Adams

Actress | Arrival

Amy Lou Adams was born in Vicenza, Veneto, Italy, to American parents, Kathryn (Hicken) and Richard Kent Adams, a U.S. serviceman who was stationed at Caserma Ederle in Italy at the time. She was raised in a Mormon family of seven children in Castle Rock, Colorado, and has English, as well as ...

16 films:

Junebug, Charlie Wilson's War, Enchanted, Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day, Doubt, Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian, Julie & Julia, The Fighter, The Muppets, The Master, Man of Steel, American Hustle, Her, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Arrival, Justice League

34. Alan Tudyk

Actor | Rogue One

Alan Tudyk was born in El Paso, Texas, and grew up in Plano, where he attended Plano Sr. High. In 1990, he went on to study drama at Lon Morris Jr. College. While there, he was awarded the Academic Excellence Award for Drama. He was also named Most Likely to Succeed and Sophomore Beau. During this ...

16 films:

Patch Adams, A Knight's Tale, Hearts in Atlantis, Ice Age (voice), Dodgeball, I Robot, Serenity, Death at a Funeral ('07), Knocked Up, 3:10 to Yuma ('07), Transformers 3, Frozen (voice), Zootopia (voice), Moana (voice), Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Deadpool 2

35. Matt Damon

Actor | Good Will Hunting

Matthew Paige Damon was born on October 8, 1970, in Boston, Massachusetts, to Kent Damon, a stockbroker, realtor and tax preparer, and Nancy Carlsson-Paige, an early childhood education professor at Lesley University. Matt has an older brother, Kyle, a sculptor. His father was of English and ...

16 films:

Saving Private Ryan, Titan A.E. (voice), Finding Forrester, The Bourne Identity, The Bourne Supremacy, The Departed, The Bourne Ultimatum, Invictus, True Grit, Behind the Candelabra, The Zero Theorem, Interstellar, The Martian, The Great Wall, Thor: Ragnarok, Deadpool 2

36. Woody Harrelson

Actor | True Detective

Academy Award-nominated and Emmy Award-winning actor Woodrow Tracy Harrelson was born on July 23, 1961 in Midland, Texas, to Diane Lou (Oswald) and Charles Harrelson. He grew up in Lebanon, Ohio, where his mother was from. After receiving degrees in theater arts and English from Hanover College, he...

16 films:

Wag the Dog, The Thin Red Line, Edtv, Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, Anger Management, A Prairie Home Companion, No Country For Old Men, Seven Pounds, Zombieland, The Hunger Games, Seven Psychopaths, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri, Solo: A Star Wars Story

37. Anthony Hopkins

Actor | The Silence of the Lambs

Anthony Hopkins was born on December 31, 1937, in Margam, Wales, to Muriel Anne (Yeats) and Richard Arthur Hopkins, a baker. His parents were both of half Welsh and half English descent. Influenced by Richard Burton, he decided to study at College of Music and Drama and graduated in 1957. In 1965, ...

16 films:

The Lion in Winter, The Elephant Man, The Silence of the Lambs, Chaplin, Howards End, The Remains of the Day, The Edge, The Mask of Zorro, How the Grinch Stole Christmas (voice), Hearts in Atlantis, Red Dragon, Proof, Beowulf, Thor, Thor: The Dark World, Thor: Ragnarok

38. Ian Holm

Actor | The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Sir Ian Holm is one of the world's greatest actors, a Laurence Olivier Award-winning, Tony Award-winning, BAFTA-winning and Academy Award-nominated British star of films and the stage. He was a member of the prestigious Royal Shakespeare Company and has played more than 100 roles in films and on ...

16 films:

Alien, Henry V, Hamlet ('90), Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, The Fifth Element, Animal Farm (TV movie, voice), The Last of the Blonde Bombshells (TV movie), From Hell, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, The Day After Tomorrow, The Aviator, Lord of War, Ratatouille (voice), The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies

39. Tim Curry

Actor | Congo

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 ...

15 films:

The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Legend, Clue, Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, FernGully (voice), The Three Musketeers ('93), The Shadow, The Pebble and the Penguin (voice), Congo, Muppet Treasure Island, Doom Runners, The Rugrats Movie (voice), Rugrats in Paris (voice), Scary Movie 2, Kinsey

40. Maggie Smith

Actress | Gosford Park

One of the world's most famous and distinguished actresses, Dame Maggie Smith was born Margaret Natalie Smith in Essex. Her Scottish mother, Margaret (Hutton), worked as a secretary, and her English father, Nathaniel Smith, was a teacher at Oxford University. Smith has been married twice: to actor ...

15 films:

Murder by Death, Death on the Nile, A Room with a View, Hook, Sister Act, Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit, Richard III ('95), Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

41. John Goodman

Actor | 10 Cloverfield Lane

John Stephen Goodman is a U.S. film, television, and stage actor. He was born in St. Louis, Missouri, to Virginia Roos (Loosmore), a waitress and saleswoman, and Leslie Francis Goodman, a postal worker who died when John was a small child. He is of English, Welsh, and German ancestry. John is best ...

15 films:

Barton Fink, We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story (voice), The Hudsucker Proxy, The Flintstones, The Borrowers, The Big Lebowski, O Brother Where Art Thou?, The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle, The Emperor's New Groove (voice), One Night at McCool's, Monsters Inc. (voice), Cars (voice), The Princess and the Frog (voice), The Artist, Argo

42. Michael Caine

Actor | The Quiet American

Michael Caine was born Maurice Joseph Micklewhite in London, to Ellen Frances Marie (Burchell), a charlady, and Maurice Joseph Micklewhite, a fish-market porter. He left school at age 15 and took a series of working-class jobs before joining the British army and serving in Korea during the Korean ...

15 films:

The Man Who Would Be King, Noises Off, A Muppet Christmas Carol, Austin Powers in Goldmember, Secondhand Lions, Batman Begins, The Weather Man, The Prestige, Children of Men, Sleuth, The Dark Knight, Inception, The Dark Knight Rises, Interstellar, Dunkirk (voice)

43. Imelda Staunton

Actress | Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Imelda Staunton was born on January 9, 1956 in Archway, London, England as Imelda Mary Philomena Bernadette Staunton. She is an actress, known for Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007), Pride (2014) and Shakespeare in Love (1998). She has been married to Jim Carter since October 1983. ...

15 films:

Peter's Friends, Much Ado About Nothing ('93), Sense and Sensibility, Twelfth Night, Shakespeare in Love, Chicken Run (voice), Vera Drake, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, How About You?, Taking Woodstock, Alice in Wonderland, Another Year, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1, The Pirates! Band of Misfits, Maleficent

44. Chris Evans

Actor | The Avengers

Christopher Robert Evans began his acting career in typical fashion: performing in school productions and community theatre.

He was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Lisa (Capuano), who worked at the Concord Youth Theatre, and G. Robert Evans III, a dentist. His uncle is congressman Mike ...

15 films:

Not Another Teen Movie, Fantastic Four ('05), Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer, Sunshine, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, Captain America: The First Avenger, The Avengers ('12), Thor: The Dark World (uncredited), Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Snowpiercer, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Ant-Man (uncredited), Captain America: Civil War, Spider-Man: Homecoming (uncredited), Avengers: Infinity War

45. Paul Bettany

Actor | Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World

Paul Bettany is an English actor. He first came to the attention of mainstream audiences when he appeared in the British film Gangster No. 1 (2000), and director Brian Helgeland's film A Knight's Tale (2001). He has gone on to appear in a wide variety of films, including A Beautiful Mind (2001), ...

15 films:

A Knight's Tale, A Beautiful Mind, Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World, The Da Vinci Code, Iron Man (voice), The Young Victoria, Iron Man 2 (voice), Margin Call, The Avengers ('12) (voice), Iron Man 3 (voice), Transcendence, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Captain America: Civil War, Avengers: Infinity War, Solo: A Star Wars Story

46. Laurence Fishburne

Actor | The Matrix

One of Hollywood's most talented and versatile performers and the recipient of a truckload of NAACP Image awards, Laurence John Fishburne III was born in Augusta, Georgia on July 30, 1961, to Hattie Bell (Crawford), a teacher, and Laurence John Fishburne, Jr., a juvenile corrections officer.

His ...

15 films:

Apocalypse Now, The Color Purple, Othello, Event Horizon, The Matrix, Osmosis Jones (voice), The Matrix Reloaded, Mystic River, The Matrix Revolutions, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (voice, uncredited), Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (voice), Predators, Man of Steel, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Ant-Man and the Wasp

47. Christopher Plummer

Actor | Beginners

Arthur Christopher Orme Plummer was born in Toronto, Ontario. He is the only child of Isabella Mary (Abbott), a secretary to the Dean of Sciences at McGill University, and John Orme Plummer, who sold securities and stocks. He is a great-grandson of John Abbott, who was Canada's third Prime Minister...

15 films:

The Sound of Music, The Man Who Would Be King, Rock-A-Doodle (voice), Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, Malcolm X, An American Tail (voice), A Beautiful Mind, Nicholas Nickleby, National Treasure, The New World, Up (voice), The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, Beginners, The Girls with the Dragon Tattoo, The Man Who Invented Christmas

48. Keith David

Actor | The Princess and the Frog

Keith David was born Keith David Williams in New York City's Harlem district, and was raised in East Elmhurst, in the Queens section of the city. He is the son of Dolores (Dickenson), a New York Telephone manager, and Lester Williams, a payroll operations director. As a child, he realized he wanted...

15 films:

The Thing, Platoon, They Live, Hercules ('97) (voice), Princess Mononoke (voice), Armageddon, Requiem for a Dream, Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within (voice), Head of State, The Chronicles of Riddick, Crash, Coraline (voice), The Princess and the Frog (voice), Cloud Atlas, The Nice Guys



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