My Favourite Actorsby Allez1999 | created - 28 Aug 2016 | updated - 1 month ago | Public
A list on my personal favourite male actors.
1. Adam Brody
Actor | The O.C.
Adam Jared Brody was born and raised in San Diego, California, the son of Valerie Jill (Siefman), a graphic artist, and Mark Alan Brody, a lawyer. His parents, both originally from Michigan, are both from Jewish families (from Russia and Poland). Adam spent a lot of his teen years hanging out with ...
A very unique style. You just can't help but fall in complete love with him.
Seen in: American Pie 2 The O.C. StartUp
Actor | Arrow
Stephen Amell is a Canadian actor, known for portraying Oliver Queen / Green Arrow in the Arrowverse television franchise (based on the comic character of the same name) and Casey Jones in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (2016).
Stephen Adam Amell was born on May 8, 1981 in Toronto,...
Seen in: Arrow The Flash Vixen Legends of Tomorrow Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows InJustice: Gods Among Us (Video Game)
3. Chris Pratt
Actor | Guardians of the Galaxy
Christopher Michael Pratt is an American film and television actor. He came to prominence for his small-screen roles, including Bright Abbott in Everwood (2002), Ché in The O.C. (2003), and Andy Dwyer and Parks and Recreation (2009), and notable film roles in Moneyball (2011), The Five-Year ...
Kind of a late bloomer; being really successful the last 5 years.
Seen in: The O.C. LEGO Movie Guardians of the Galaxy Jurassic World The Magnificent Seven
Actor | Breaking Bad
Giancarlo Giuseppe Alessandro Esposito was born in Copenhagen, Denmark, to an Italian carpenter/stagehand father from Naples, Italy, and an African-American opera singer mother from Alabama. His parents, working in Europe at the time of his birth, settled in Manhattan by the time he was 6, and ...
A true legend.
Seen in: Breaking Bad Revolution (PLZ COME BACK! ;( </3) Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials Once Upon A Time The Jungle Book
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 ...
Absolutely nails Tony Stark.
Seen in: Iron Man The Incredible Hulk Iron Man 2 The Avengers Iron Man 3 Avengers: Age of Ultron Captain America: Civil War Sherlock Holmes Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows
6. Sean Bean
Sean Bean's career since the eighties spans theatre, radio, television and movies. Bean was born in Handsworth, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, to Rita (Tuckwood) and Brian Bean. He worked for his father's welding firm before he decided to become an actor. He attended RADA in London and appeared in a ...
The perfect actor for fantasy movies. Also an amazing voice.
Seen in: The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (Extended Edition) The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Game of Thrones Jupiter Ascending Pixels The Martian Civilization VI (Video Game)
7. Ian McKellen
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 (...
Great voice, great skill.
Seen in: X-Men X-Men 2 X-Men: The Last Stand The Wolverine X-Men: Days of the Future Past 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 Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
Actor | Game of Thrones
Peter Dinklage is an American actor. Since his breakout role in The Station Agent (2003), he has appeared in numerous films and theatre plays. Since 2011, Dinklage has portrayed Tyrion Lannister in the HBO series Game of Thrones. For this he won an Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama ...
Such a talented actor, amazing.
Seen in: The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian X-Men: Days of the Future Past Destiny (Video Game, R.I.P. Dinklebot 2014-2015) Game of Thrones Game of Thrones: A TellTale Game Series (Video Game) The Angry Birds Movie Pixels
9. Ben McKenzie
Actor | Gotham
Ben McKenzie was born Benjamin McKenzie Schenkkan in Austin, Texas on September 12, 1978, to Mary Frances (Victory), a poet, and Pieter Meade Schenkkan, an attorney. His uncle is playwright Robert Schenkkan. Ben is of Dutch Jewish (from his paternal grandfather), English, and Scottish descent. He ...
Seen in: The O.C. Gotham
10. Johnny Depp
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 ...
Makes an amazing pirate ;)
Seen in: Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Alice in Wonderland Alice Through the Looking Glass 21 Jump Street The Lone Ranger
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),...
Seen in: Pulp Fiction The Incredibles Coach Carter Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (Video Game) Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith Star Wars: The Clone Wars Iron Man Iron Man 2 Thor Captain America: The First Avenger The Avengers Captain America: The Winter Soldier Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. Avengers: Age of Ultron RoboCop (2014) Kingsman: The Secret Service Barely Lethal The Hateful Eight The Legend of Tarzan
12. Chris Pine
Actor | Star Trek
Chris Pine was born in Los Angeles. His parents are actors Robert Pine and Gwynne Gilford, and his maternal grandparents were Max M. Gilford, a president of the Hollywood Bar Association, and actress Anne Gwynne. His sister, Katherine Pine, has also acted. Chris's ancestry is Russian Jewish (from ...
Seen in: Star Trek Star Trek Into Darkness Star Trek Beyond
13. 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...
The story-teller, the wise guy.
Seen in: LEGO Movie Lucy Ted 2
14. Henry Ian Cusick
Actor | Lost
Henry Ian Cusick (born 17 April 1967) is a Peruvian actor and director.
He is known for his role as Desmond Hume on the U.S. television series Lost (2004), for which he received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination. He also starred in the ABC drama Scandal as Stephen Finch, as Marcus Kane in The CW ...
Great with a beard, that's when you know he's turned full survivor B-)
Seen in: LOST The 100
15. Adrian Pasdar
Actor | Near Dark
Adrian Pasdar was born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, to Rosemarie Pasdar (née Sbresny), who owns a travel agency, and Homayoon Pasdar, a prominent heart surgeon. His father is Iranian and his mother, who was born in Germany, is of German, and some Polish, descent. At the age of 2, his father moved ...
An amazing actor overall, proven on multiply occassions.
Seen in: Heroes Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
16. Nolan North
Nolan North was born on October 31, 1970 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA as Nolan Ramsay North. He is known for his work on Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection (2015), Con Man (2015) and Pretty Little Liars (2010). He has been married to Jill Murray since June 4, 1999. They have two children.
Even though he truly shines in voice-acting, he is also a great actor.
Seen in: The Wild Terminator Salvation The Legend of Korra Rick and Morty Voltron: Legendary Defender Pretty Little Liars Crash of the Titans (Video Game) Crash: Mind Over Mutant (Video Game) Crash Bandicoot Remastered (Video Game) Team Fortress 2 (Video Game) Uncharted: Drake's Fortune (Video Game) Uncharted 2: Among Thieves (Video Game) Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception (Video Game) Uncharted 4: A Thief's End (Video Game) Prototype (Video Game) Infamous (Video Game) Red Faction Guerrilla (Video Game) Ratchet & Clank Future: A Crack in Time (Video Game) Dragon Age: Origins (Video Game) Mafia II (Video Game) Call of Duty: Black Ops (Video Game) Call of Duty: Black Ops II (Video Game) Call of Duty: Black Ops III (Video Game) Diablo III (Video Game) Syndicate (Video Game) Lollipop Chainsaw (Video Game) Spec Ops: The Line (Video Game) Assassin's Creed III (Video Game) PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale (Video Game) Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time (Video Game) Injustice: Gods Among Us (Video Game) Star Trek Into Darkness (Video Game) Metro: Last Light (Video Game) Marvel Heroes (Video Game) The Last of Us (Video Game) Deadpool (Video Game) Saints Row IV (Video Game) Saints Row: Gat Out of Hell (Video Game) Destiny (Video Game) Tales from the Borderlands: A Telltale Games Series (Video Game)
17. Aidan Gillen
Actor | Game of Thrones
Aidan Gillen is an Irish actor. He is best known for portraying Petyr "Littlefinger" Baelish in the HBO series Game of Thrones (2011), CIA operative Bill Wilson in The Dark Knight Rises (2012), Stuart Alan Jones in the Channel 4 series Queer as Folk (1999), John Boy in the RTÉ Television series ...
Seen in: Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials Game of Thrones
18. Will Arnett
Actor | The Lego Batman Movie
Will Arnett is a Canadian-American actor, voice actor, and comedian. He played George Oscar "Gob" Bluth II in the Fox series, Arrested Development (2003). He also appeared in films, such as The Lego Movie (2014), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows ...
So funny XD
Seen in: G-Force Arrested Development The Lego Movie Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows
19. Joe Manganiello
Joe Manganiello is an American actor. He was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to Susan (Brachanow) and Charles John Manganiello, and has a younger brother, Nicholas. His father is of Italian descent and his mother has German/Austrian/Croatian and Armenian ancestry. Joe was raised in Mount Lebanon ...
Seen in: One Tree Hill Magic Mike XXL
Actor | The Invitation
Logan is a native of Charleston, South Carolina. His parents are both drama teachers. His mother, Lowry Marshall, is the artistic director of Brown University's repertory theatre department.
Logan graduated with a Master's in Fine Arts from New York University's Graduate Acting Program at the Tisch ...
Can really nail the character of a criminal, that much I know... #TheOC
Seen in: The O.C. Prometheus
Actor | True Blood
I just really like his style.
Seen in: The Walking Dead Once Upon a Time
22. Channing Tatum
Actor | 21 Jump Street
Channing Tatum was born in a small town, Cullman, Alabama, 50 miles north of Birmingham. He is the son of Kay (Faust), an airline worker, and Glenn Matthew Tatum, who worked in construction. Growing up, he was full of energy and somewhat troublesome, so his parents decided to enroll him in ...
Seen in: Coach Carter G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra G.I. Joe: Retaliation 21 Jump Street 22 Jump Street Magic Mike Magic Mike XXL The Lego Movie Jupiter Ascending The Hateful Eight Hail, Caesar!
23. Noah Wyle
Actor | ER
Noah Wyle was born in Hollywood, California, to Marjorie (Speer), an orthopedic head nurse, and Stephen Wyle, an entrepreneur and electrical engineer. He is one of six children. His father's family was Russian Jewish. Noah had early support for his acting ambitions from his stepfather, film ...
A solid and talented actor.
Seen in: Falling Skies
Actor | Game of Thrones
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (born 27 July 1970) is a Danish actor, producer and screenwriter. He graduated from the Danish National School of Theatre in Copenhagen in 1993. Coster-Waldau's breakthrough performance in Denmark was his role in the film Nightwatch (1994). Since then he has appeared in ...
Great acting. Lannister.
Seen in: Gods of Egypt Game of Thrones
25. Kit Harington
Actor | Game of Thrones
Kit Harington was born Christopher Catesby Harington in Acton, London, to Deborah Jane (Catesby), a former playwright, and David Richard Harington, a businessman. His mother named him after 16th century British playwright and poet Christopher Marlowe, whose first name was shortened to Kit, a name ...
Rising star in fantasy movies, calling it ;)
Seen in: Seventh Son Game of Thrones How to Train Your Dragon 2 Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games Series (Video Game) Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare (Video Game)
26. Billy Burke
Actor | Twilight
Billy Burke was born and raised in Bellingham, Washington, USA. He began singing at age nine, and joined a band at age fifteen. He continued to work with bands and study/performing drama at Western Washington University. He performed in Seattle at the Annex Theater, New City Festival, and the A.H.A...
Reminds me a little of Harrison Ford in his younger age.
Seen in: Revolution
27. James Franco
Actor | 127 Hours
Known for his breakthrough starring role on Freaks and Geeks (1999), James Franco was born April 19, 1978 in Palo Alto, California, to Betsy Franco, a writer, artist, and actress, and Douglas Eugene "Doug" Franco, who ran a Silicon Valley business. His mother is Jewish and his father was of ...
Seen in: Rise of the Planet of the Apes Oz the Great and Powerful The Interview Sausage Party
28. 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 ...
Probably one of the best thing about the prequels.
Seen in: Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith Robotar
29. Steven Ogg
Actor | Grand Theft Auto V
He is an acclaimed Canadian voice and motion capture artist for the hit game Grand Theft Auto V (2013) in the role of Trevor Philips. He was nominated in numerous events for the role including a VGX nomination for Best Voice Actor.
He was born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada on November 4, 1973. Before ...
Seen in: Grand Theft Auto V (Video Game) WestWorld The Walking Dead
30. Milo Ventimiglia
Actor | Heroes
Milo Ventimiglia is an American actor, director and producer.
Milo currently stars on the critically acclaimed drama series "This is Us." He has been nominated twice for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series (2017 & 2018) and a Critic's Choice Award for Best Actor in a Drama ...
Seen in: Heroes Wild Card Gotham
31. Zachary Quinto
Actor | Star Trek
Zachary Quinto was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to Margaret J. (McArdle), an Irish-American office worker, and Joseph John Quinto, an Italian-American barber. Zachary graduated from Central Catholic High School in Pittsburgh, with the class of 1995, where he won Pittsburgh's Gene Kelly Award ...
Seen in: Star Trek Star Trek Into Darkness Star Trek Beyond Hitman: Agent 47 Heroes
32. Mahershala Ali
Actor | House of Cards
Mahershala Ali is fast becoming one of the freshest and most in-demand faces in Hollywood with his extraordinarily diverse skill set and wide-ranging background in film, television, and theater.
This past fall, Ali wrapped A24's Brad Pitt and Adele Romanski produced independent feature film, ...
Seen in: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 Luke Cage
33. Josh Brolin
Actor | Avengers: Infinity War
Rugged features and a natural charm have worked for Josh Brolin, the son of actor James Brolin. He has played roles as a policeman, a hunter, and the President of the United States.
Brolin was born February 12, 1968 in Santa Monica, California, to Jane Cameron (Agee), a Texas-born wildlife activist,...
Seen in: Guardians of the Galaxy Avengers: Age of Ultron Avengers: Infinity War Deadpool 2
34. Ryan Reynolds
Actor | Deadpool
Ryan Rodney Reynolds was born on October 23, 1976 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, the youngest of four children. His father, James Chester Reynolds, was a food wholesaler, and his mother, Tamara Lee "Tammy" (Stewart), worked as a retail-store saleswoman. He has Irish and Scottish ancestry. ...
Seen in: X-Men Origins: Wolverine A Million Ways to Die in the West Deadpool Deadpool 2
35. Tom Hardy
Actor | Inception
With his breakthrough performance as Eames in Christopher Nolan's sci-fi thriller Inception (2010), English actor Tom Hardy has been brought to the attention of mainstream audiences worldwide. However, the versatile actor has been steadily working on both stage and screen since his television debut...
Seen in: Mad Max: Fury Road
36. Jon Bernthal
Actor | The Wolf of Wall Street
Jon Bernthal was born and raised in Washington D.C., the son of Joan (Marx) and Eric Bernthal, a lawyer. His grandfather was musician Murray Bernthal. Jon went to study at The Moscow Art Theatre School, in Moscow, Russia, where he also played professional baseball in the European professional ...
Seen in: Night at the Museum 2 The Walking Dead Fury Daredevil Baby Driver The Punisher
37. Idris Elba
Actor | Beasts of No Nation
An only child, Idrissa Akuna Elba was born and raised in London, England. His father, Winston, is from Sierra Leone and worked at Ford Dagenham; his mother, Eve, is from Ghana and had a clerical duty. Idris attended school in Canning Town, where he first became involved in acting, before he dropped...
Seen in: Thor Thor: The Dark World Thor: Ragnarök Prometheus Pacific Rim Avengers: Age of Ultron Avengers: Infinity War Zootopia Star Trek: Beyond
38. Travis Fimmel
Actor | Warcraft
Travis Fimmel was born near Echuca, Victoria, Australia, to Jennie, a recreation officer for the disabled, and Chris, a cattle farmer. He was raised on a 5500-acre farm located between Melbourne and Sydney. Until the age of seventeen, his life was spent at school and working on the family farm, ...
Seen in: Vikings WarCraft: The Beginning
Actor | Watchmen
Jeffrey Dean Morgan endeared himself to audiences with his recurring role on ABC's smash hit series, Grey's Anatomy (2005). His dramatic arc as heart patient "Denny Duquette", who wins the heart of intern "Izzie Stevens" (Katherine Heigl) in a star-crossed romance, made him a universal fan favorite...
Seen in: The O.C. Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice The Walking Dead
40. Joel Kinnaman
Actor | RoboCop
Charles Joel Nordström, known professionally as Joel Kinnaman, is a Swedish actor. He is best known for playing the lead role in the Swedish film Easy Money a role that earned him a Guldbagge Award in the "Best Actor" category - and for his role as Frank Wagner in the Johan Falk film series. He ...
Seen in: Johan Falk RoboCop (2014) Suicide Squad Altered Carbon
41. 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 ...
Seen in: X-Men X-Men 2 X-Men: The Last Stand X-Men Origins: Wolverine X-Men: First Class The Wolverine X-Men: Days of the Future Past X-Men: Apocalypse Logan - The Wolverine
42. K.J. Apa
Actor | Riverdale
Seen in: Riverdale
43. Edward Norton
Actor | Keeping the Faith
American actor, filmmaker and activist Edward Harrison Norton was born on August 18, 1969, in Boston, Massachusetts, and was raised in Columbia, Maryland.
His mother, Lydia Robinson "Robin" (Rouse), was a foundation executive and teacher of English, and a daughter of famed real estate developer ...
44. Tom Pelphrey
Actor | Iron Fist
Tom was born and raised in New Jersey. He grew up in the town of Howell and attended the Fine and Performing Arts Center at Howell High school. He received a BFA in Acting from Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University where he also had the opportunity to study Shakespeare at the Globe ...
Seen in: Banshee Iron Fist