Actors to adore

by paulinabolovneva | created - 23 Sep 2017 | updated - 19 Dec 2017 | Public

Actors whose play is captivating.

1. Ben Affleck

Producer | Argo

American actor and filmmaker Benjamin Géza Affleck-Boldt was born on August 15, 1972 in Berkeley, California, and was raised in Cambridge, Massachusetts. His mother, Chris Anne (née Boldt), is a school teacher, and his father, Timothy Byers Affleck, is a social worker; the two are divorced. Ben has...

Doug MacRay from The Town

2. Jon Hamm

Actor | Mad Men

Jon Hamm was born on March 10, 1971 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA as Jonathan Daniel Hamm. He is an actor and producer, known for Mad Men (2007), The Town (2010) and Million Dollar Arm (2014).

Adam Frawley from The Town Buddy from Baby Driver

3. Jeremy Renner

Actor | The Hurt Locker

Jeremy Lee Renner was born in Modesto, California, the son of Valerie (Tague) and Lee Renner, who managed a bowling alley. After a tumultuous yet happy childhood with his four younger siblings, Renner graduated from Beyer High School and attended Modesto Junior College. He explored several areas of...

James Coughlin from The Town

4. Daniel Craig

Actor | Casino Royale

One of the British theatre's most famous faces, Daniel Craig, who waited tables as a struggling teenage actor with the National Youth Theatre, has gone on to star as James Bond in Casino Royale (2006), Quantum of Solace (2008), Skyfall (2012), Spectre (2015), and Bond 25 (2020).

He was born Daniel ...

5. Stephen Fry

Actor | Gosford Park

Writer, actor, comedian, doer of good works, excellent good friend to the famous and not, Fry lives in his London SW1 flat and his Norfolk house when not traveling. Famous for his public declaration of celibacy in the "Tatler" back in the 1980s, Emma Thompson has characterised her friend as "90 ...

Jeeves from Jeeves and Wooster Various Characters from A Bit of Fry and Laurie

6. Hugh Laurie

Actor | House M.D.

Hugh was born in Oxford, England on June 11, 1959, to Patricia (Laidlaw) and William George Ranald Mundell "Ran" Laurie, a doctor, both of Scottish descent. He was educated at Eton and Cambridge. Son of an Olympic gold medalist in the sport, he rowed for the England youth team (1977) and for ...

Bertie Wooster from Jeeves and Wooster Various Characters from A Bit of Fry and Laurie

7. Ikki Sawamura

Actor | Jûsan-nin no shikaku

Ikki Sawamura was born on July 10, 1967 in Kagoshima, Japan. He is an actor and director, known for Jûsan-nin no shikaku (2010), Suchîmubôi (2004) and Miyamoto Musashi (2014).

Sagara Kosuke from Doctors: Saikyou no Meii series Mitamura Yukio from Black President Himura Chouji from Gisou no Fuufu

8. Ryôko Yonekura

Actress | Musashi

Ryôko Yonekura was born on August 1, 1975 in Yokohama, Japan. She is an actress, known for Musashi (2003), Kôshônin: The movie - Taimu rimitto kôdo 10,000 m no zunôsen (2010) and Tenki yohou no koibito (2000).

Baba Ayako from 35-sai no Koukousei Nobuko Sawaguchi from Kaseifu wa Mita! Daimon Michiko from Doctor-X series

9. Heath Ledger

Actor | Brokeback Mountain

When hunky, twenty-year-old heart-throb Heath Ledger first came to the attention of the public in 1999, it was all too easy to tag him as a "pretty boy" and an actor of little depth. He spent several years trying desperately to sway this image, but this was a double-edged sword. His work comprised ...

Patrick Verona from 10 Things I Hate About You Casanova from Casanova Joker from The Dark Knight

10. Ben Stiller

Producer | Tropic Thunder

Benjamin Edward Meara Stiller was born on November 30, 1965, in New York City, New York, to legendary comedians Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara. His father is of Austrian Jewish and Polish Jewish descent, and his mother was of Irish ancestry (she converted to Judaism).

It's not surprising that Ben has ...

11. Colin Firth

Actor | A Single Man

Colin Andrew Firth was born into an academic family in Grayshott, Hampshire, England. His mother, Shirley Jean (Rolles), was a comparative religion lecturer at the Open University, and his father, David Norman Lewis Firth, lectured on history at Winchester University College (formerly King Alfred's...

12. David Tennant

Actor | Doctor Who

One of Scotland's greatest ever actors, David Tennant has won almost universal acclaim from audiences, critics and fellow professionals for his outstanding and award-winning performances on stage and screen. He was born David John McDonald in West Lothian, Scotland, to Essdale Helen (McLeod) and ...

13. 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 ...

14. Gabriel Macht

Actor | The Good Shepherd

Gabriel Macht is an American actor. He was born in the Bronx, New York, to Suzanne, a museum curator and archivist, and actor Stephen Macht. Gabriel has three siblings, and moved with his parents to California when he was young.

Gabriel had his first success on screen when he was 8-years-old. He was ...

Harvey Specter from Suits

15. Patrick J. Adams

Actor | Suits

A "master artist" according to Variety and "tour-de-force" according to Backstage, Patrick J. Adams has starred as a fraudulent lawyer, a superhero, a veteran, a pro tennis player, and dozens of other memorable characters on stage and screen. For seven seasons Adams has charmed audiences worldwide,...

Mike Ross from Suits

16. Sarah Rafferty

Actress | Suits

Sarah Rafferty's character Donna on USA network's hit show "Suits" is one of the most formidable minds at their law firm, Pearson Hardman. With her razor sharp wit and knowledge of all the firm's happenings, Donna is admired and feared by everyone there, and she's not afraid to wield that power ...

Donna Paulsen from Suits

17. Robert Englund

Actor | A Nightmare on Elm Street

Veteran character actor Robert Englund was born in Glendale, California, to Janis (MacDonald) and John Kent Englund, an aeronautics engineer. Since 1973, Robert has appeared in over 75 feature films and starred in four TV series. He has starred alongside Oscar-winners Henry Fonda, Susan Sarandon ...

Freddy Krueger from A Nightmare on Elm Street series

18. David Anders

Actor | The Revenant

David Anders Holt, known professionally as David Anders, is an American television and stage actor. He is best known for his roles as Julian Sark on Alias, as Adam Monroe on Heroes, as John Gilbert in the TV series The Vampire Diaries, Dr. Whale on ABC's Once Upon a Time, and as Blaine "DeBeers" ...

Blaine DeBeers from iZombie

19. Gary Oldman

Actor | Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Gary Oldman is a talented English movie star and character actor, renowned for his expressive acting style. One of the most celebrated thespians of his generation, with a diverse career encompassing theatre, film and television, he is known for his roles as Sid Vicious in Sid and Nancy (1986), ...

Jim Gordon from Batman series

20. Gaspard Ulliel

Actor | Un long dimanche de fiançailles

Gaspard Ulliel's dream has always been to direct a movie, and after completing his studies at the lycée (French high school), he majored in cinema at the University of Saint-Denis. However, fate had other plans, and he is currently pursuing an acting career. It began when Ulliel was 12 years old ...

Hannibal Lecter from Hannibal Rising

21. Mark Pellegrino

Actor | The Big Lebowski

Mark Pellegrino was born on April 9, 1965 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Mark Ross Pellegrino. He is an actor and producer, known for The Big Lebowski (1998), National Treasure (2004) and The Number 23 (2007). He has been married to Tracy Pellegrino since October 30, 2008. They have two ...

Paul Bennett from Dexter Lucifer from Supernatural

22. 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 ...

Bruce Wayne / Batman from Batman series Alfred Borden from The Prestige

23. 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 ...

24. Ray Stevenson

Actor | Thor

Tall, dark, but somewhat gentle-looking actor Ray Stevenson was born in Lisburn, Northern Ireland on 25 May 1964, on a British army base. His father was a British pilot in the Royal Air Force, and his mother is Irish. He moved with his family to Lemington, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, England in 1972 at ...

Isaak Sirko from Dexter

25. Anthony Perkins

Actor | Psycho

Anthony Perkins was born April 4, 1932 in New York City to Janet Esselstyn (Rane) and Osgood Perkins, an actor of both stage and film. His paternal great-grandfather was noted engraver Andrew Varick Stout Anthony.

Perkins attended the Brooks School, the Browne & Nichols School, Columbia University ...

Norman Bates from Psycho

26. Robin Lord Taylor

Actor | Accepted

A native of Shueyville, Iowa, Taylor is a graduate of Northwestern University's School of Speech.

Robin Lord Taylor has appeared in several acclaimed television series, such as The Walking Dead (2010), Law & Order (1990), Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999) The Good Wife (2009) and ...

Julian from Would You Rather Oswald Cobblepot / Penguin from Gotham

27. Chris Hemsworth

Actor | Thor: Ragnarok

Chris Hemsworth was born in Melbourne, Australia, to Leonie (van Os), a teacher of English, and Craig Hemsworth, a social-services counselor. His brothers are actors Liam Hemsworth and Luke Hemsworth. He is of Dutch (from his immigrant maternal grandfather), Irish, English, Scottish, and German ...

Thor from Thor series

28. Daniel Lissing

Actor | Last Resort

Daniel Lissing is an Australian actor, born and raised on the beaches of Sydney. He landed his first U.S role in 2012 on ABC's Last Resort (2012) then went on to star in Hallmark's When Calls the Heart (2014).

Daniel's credits in Australia include being a series regular on Crownies (2011), plus ...

Ben from Eye Candy

29. Mokomichi Hayami

Actor | Densha otoko

Mokomichi Hayami was born on August 10, 1984 in Tokyo, Japan as Mokomichi Omote. He is an actor, known for Densha otoko (2005), Boku no mahô tsukai (2003) and Kinkyû Torishirabeshitsu (2014).

Yamashita Kotaro from Oh! My Girl!! Hachisuka Goro from Hammer Session!

30. Kôsuke Suzuki

Actor | Tokusou sentai Dekarenjâ

Kôsuke Suzuki was born on November 29, 1974 in Fukuoka, Japan. He is an actor, known for Tokusou sentai Dekarenjâ (2004), I'm Home (2015) and Keiji Shichinin (2015). He has been married to Chihiro Ohtsuka since October 7, 2015.

Fukunaga Yuji from Liar Game Mamoru Hara from Doctor-X series



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