FAVORITE ACTORSby mrdanielhur | created - 1 month ago | updated - 7 hours ago | Public
1. Lady Gaga
Soundtrack | A Star Is Born
Lady Gaga, born Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, is an American songwriter, singer, actress, philanthropist, dancer and fashion designer.
Gaga was born on March 28, 1986 in Manhattan, New York City, to Cynthia Louise (Bissett), a philanthropist and business executive, and Joseph Anthony ...
ᗩᑕᗩᗪᗴᗰƳ ᗩᗯᗩᖇᗪ ᗯᎥᑎᑎᗴᖇ 11X Grammy Award Winner 2 Golden Globe Award Winner 13 MTV VMAs Best Performances: A Star is Born, Gaga:Five Foot Two, Machete Kills, American Horror Story, Sin City: A Dame to Kill For
Actress | Moulin Rouge!
Elegant blonde Nicole Kidman, known as one of Hollywood's top Australian imports, was actually born in Honolulu, Hawaii, while her Australian parents were there on educational visas.
Kidman is the daughter of Janelle Ann (Glenny), a nursing instructor, and Antony David Kidman, a biochemist and ...
ᗩᑕᗩᗪᗴᗰƳ ᗩᗯᗩᖇᗪ ᗯᎥᑎᑎᗴᖇ Best Performances: The Hours, The Others, Moulin Rouge!, Stoker, Lion, To Die For, Big Little Lies, The Goldfinch, Eyes Wide Shut, Bombshell, Destroyer, Hemingway & Gellhorn, Dogville, Birth, The Paperboy, Aquaman
Actress | The Kids Are All Right
Julianne Moore was born Julie Anne Smith in Fort Bragg, North Carolina on December 3, 1960, the daughter of Anne (Love), a social worker, and Peter Moore Smith, a paratrooper, colonel, and later military judge. Her mother moved to the U.S. in 1951, from Greenock, Scotland. Her father, from ...
ᗩᑕᗩᗪᗴᗰƳ ᗩᗯᗩᖇᗪ ᗯᎥᑎᑎᗴᖇ Best Performances: Still Alice, Boogie Nights, The Hours, Far From Heaven, Magnolia, The Kids Are All Right, Hanibal, Crazy Stupid Love, Children of Men, A Single Man, The Hunger Games, Maps to the Stars, Next, Savage Grace
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 ...
ᗩᑕᗩᗪᗴᗰƳ ᗩᗯᗩᖇᗪ ᗯᎥᑎᑎᗴᖇ Best Performances: Blue Jasmine, The Aviator, Carol, Elizabeth, The Lord of the Rings, Notes on a Scandal
5. Naomi Watts
Actress | Mulholland Dr.
Naomi Ellen Watts was born on September 28, 1968 in Shoreham, England, to Myfanwy Edwards "Miv" (Roberts), an antiques dealer and costume/set designer, and Peter Watts (Peter Anthony Watts), the road manager to Pink Floyd. Her maternal grandfather was Welsh. Her father died when Naomi was seven and...
ᗩᑕᗩᗪᗴᗰƳ ᗩᗯᗩᖇᗪ ᑎᗝᗰᎥᑎᗴᗴ Best Performances: The Impossible, Mulholland Dr., King Kong, The Ring, 21 Grams, The Loudest Voice
6. Meryl Streep
Actress | August: Osage County
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 ...
ᗩᑕᗩᗪᗴᗰƳ ᗩᗯᗩᖇᗪ ᗯᎥᑎᑎᗴᖇ Best Performances: The Devil Wears Prada, Doubt, Sophie's Choice, August: Osage County, The Iron Lady, Hope Springs, Big Little Lies 2
Producer | Wild
Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon was born on March 22, 1976 at Southern Baptist Hospital (now Memorial Medical Center) in New Orleans, Louisiana. She is the second child of Mary Elizabeth "Betty" (Reese) and Dr. John Draper Witherspoon, Sr. Her father was a military surgeon specializing in ear, nose ...
ᗩᑕᗩᗪᗴᗰƳ ᗩᗯᗩᖇᗪ ᗯᎥᑎᑎᗴᖇ Best Performances: Wild, Walk the Line, Legally Blonde, Election, Big Little Lies
8. 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 ...
ᗩᑕᗩᗪᗴᗰƳ ᗩᗯᗩᖇᗪ ᑎᗝᗰᎥᑎᗴᗴ Best Performances: American Hustle, Enchanted, Arrival, The Fighter, Junebug, Vice, The Master, Doubt, Big Eyes
Actress | 12 Years a Slave
Sarah Paulson was born on December 17, 1974 in Tampa, Florida, to Catharine Gordon (Dolcater) and Douglas Lyle Paulson II. She spent most of her early years in New York and Maine, before settling in Manhattan to attend the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and the High School for Performing Arts. ...
Ǥᗝᒪᗪᗴᑎ Ǥᒪᗝᗷᗴ ᗯᎥᑎᑎᗴᖇ Best Performances: American Horror Story, American Crime Story: The People v. O.J Simpson, Carol, 12 Years a Slave
10. Rose Byrne
Actress | Spy
Rose Byrne was born in Balmain, Sydney, Australia. She is the daughter of Jane, a primary school administrator, and Robin Byrne, a semi-retired statistician and market researcher.
She landed her first role in a movie, Dallas Doll (1994), when she was 15 years old.
Since then, Rose has appeared in a ...
Ǥᗝᒪᗪᗴᑎ Ǥᒪᗝᗷᗴ ᑎᗝᗰᎥᑎᗴᗴ Best Performances: Damages, Neighbors, Bridesmaids, Instant Family, Spy, Insidious, Troy, Peter Rabbit, Get Him to the Greek, Like a Boss, X-Men First Class, Knowing, 28 Weeks Later, Annie, Juliet Naked, The Internship, Wicker Park
11. Tilda Swinton
Actress | We Need to Talk About Kevin
The iconoclastic gifts of the visually striking and fiercely talented actress Tilda Swinton have been appreciated by a more international audience of late.
She was born Katherine Mathilda Swinton on November 5, 1960, in London, England. Her mother, Judith Balfour, Lady Swinton (née Killen), was ...
ᗩᑕᗩᗪᗴᗰƳ ᗩᗯᗩᖇᗪ ᗯᎥᑎᑎᗴᖇ Best Performances: Michael Clayton, We Need to Talk About Kevin, Snowpiercer, Only Lovers Left Alive, Doctor Strange, Suspiria, Constantine, Okja, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
12. Kathy Bates
Actress | Misery
Multi-talented Kathleen Doyle Bates was born on June 28, 1948, and raised in Memphis, Tennessee. She is the youngest of three girls born to Bertye Kathleen (Talbot), a homemaker, and Langdon Doyle Bates, a mechanical engineer. Her grandfather was author Finis L. Bates. Kathy has English, as well as...
ᗩᑕᗩᗪᗴᗰƳ ᗩᗯᗩᖇᗪ ᗯᎥᑎᑎᗴᖇ Best Performances: Misery, American Horror Story, Titanic, Fried Green Tomatoes, Dolores Claiborne, Richard Jewell, Disjointed, The Waterboy, About Schmidt, Primary Colors, The Blind Side, Midnight in Paris, Revolutionary Road, Harry's Law
Actress | Hairspray
Michelle Pfeiffer was born in Santa Ana, California, to Donna Jean (Taverna) and Richard Pfeiffer, a heating and air-conditioning contractor. She has an older brother and two younger sisters - Dedee Pfeiffer and Lori Pfeiffer, who both dabbled in acting and modeling but decided against making it ...
ᗩᑕᗩᗪᗴᗰƳ ᗩᗯᗩᖇᗪ ᑎᗝᗰᎥᑎᗴᗴ Best Performances: What Lies Beneath, Batman Returns, Scarface, Murder on the Orient Express, Dark Shadows, Dangerous Liaisons, I Am Sam
14. Glenn Close
Actress | Fatal Attraction
Seven time Academy Award-nominated actress Glenn Close was born and raised in Greenwich, Connecticut. She is the daughter of Bettine (Moore) and William Taliaferro Close (William Close), a prominent doctor. Both of her parents were from upper-class northeastern families.
Glenn was often seen on ...
ᗩᑕᗩᗪᗴᗰƳ ᗩᗯᗩᖇᗪ ᑎᗝᗰᎥᑎᗴᗴ Best Performances: Fatal Attraction, The Wife, 101 Dalmatians, Dangerous Liasons, Albert Nobbs, Damages, Jagged Edge, What Happened to Monday, Crooked House, Air Force One, Reversal of Fortune
15. Angela Bassett
Actress | Strange Days
Captivating, gifted, and sensational, Angela Bassett's presence has been felt in theaters and on stages and television screens throughout the world. Angela Evelyn Bassett was born on August 16, 1958 in New York City, to Betty Jane (Gilbert), a social worker, and Daniel Benjamin Bassett, a ...
ᗩᑕᗩᗪᗴᗰƳ ᗩᗯᗩᖇᗪ ᑎᗝᗰᎥᑎᗴᗴ Best Performances: What's Love Gotta Do With It, 9-1-1, American Horror Story, Waiting to Exhale, Boyz in the Hood, How Stella Got Her Groove Back, Black Panther, Strange Days, Malcolm X, Jumping the Broom, Vampire in Brooklyn, Akeelah and the Bee, Meet the Browns, Notorious
16. Nicolas Cage
Actor | Face/Off
Nicolas Cage was born Nicolas Kim Coppola in Long Beach, California, the son of comparative literature professor August Coppola (whose brother is director Francis Ford Coppola) and dancer/choreographer Joy Vogelsang. He is of Italian (father) and Polish, German, and English (mother) descent. Cage ...
ᗩᑕᗩᗪᗴᗰƳ ᗩᗯᗩᖇᗪ ᗯᎥᑎᑎᗴᖇ Best Performances: Face/Off, Leaving Las Vegas, Mandy, Adaptation, Knowing, Moonstruck, Lord of War
17. Robert De Niro
Actor | Cape Fear
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 Irish, English, Dutch, German, and French. He was trained ...
ᗩᑕᗩᗪᗴᗰƳ ᗩᗯᗩᖇᗪ ᗯᎥᑎᑎᗴᖇ Best Performances: Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, Goodfellas, Heat, Casino, Cape Fear, The Deer Hunter, The Intern, The Godfather Part II
18. Brad Pitt
Actor | Mr. & Mrs. Smith
An actor and producer known as much for his versatility as he is for his handsome face, Golden Globe-winner Brad Pitt's most widely recognized role may be Tyler Durden in Fight Club (1999). However, his portrayals of Billy Beane in Moneyball (2011), and Rusty Ryan in the remake of Ocean's Eleven (...
ᗩᑕᗩᗪᗴᗰƳ ᗩᗯᗩᖇᗪ ᗯᎥᑎᑎᗴᖇ Best Performances: Fight Club, Seven, Inglorious Basterds, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Ocean's Eleven, Moneyball, 12 Monkeys, Burn After Reading
Actor | Fences
Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr. was born on December 28, 1954 in Mount Vernon, New York. He is the middle of three children of a beautician mother, Lennis, from Georgia, and a Pentecostal minister father, Denzel Washington, Sr., from Virginia. After graduating from high school, Denzel enrolled at ...
ᗩᑕᗩᗪᗴᗰƳ ᗩᗯᗩᖇᗪ ᗯᎥᑎᑎᗴᖇ Best Performances: Fences, Training Day, American Gangster, The Equalizer, Flight, Deja Vu, The Book of Eli, The Taking of Pelham 123
20. Al Pacino
Actor | Serpico
Alfredo James "Al" 'Pacino established himself as a film actor during one of cinema's most vibrant decades, the 1970s, and has become an enduring and iconic figure in the world of American movies.
He was born April 25, 1940 in Manhattan, New York City, to Italian-American parents, Rose (nee Gerardi)...
ᗩᑕᗩᗪᗴᗰƳ ᗩᗯᗩᖇᗪ ᗯᎥᑎᑎᗴᖇ Best Performances: Scarface, The Godfather, Scent of a Woman, Heat, The Irishman, The Devil's Advocate, Serpico, Dog Day Afternoon, Donnie Brasco, Carlito's Way, Hunters, Any Given Sunday, Righteous Kill, Danny Collins, Frankie and Johnny, The Insider, Insomnia, And Justice for All, 88 Minutes
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), ...
ᗩᑕᗩᗪᗴᗰƳ ᗩᗯᗩᖇᗪ ᑎᗝᗰᎥᑎᗴᗴ Best Performances: Pulp Fiction, The Hateful Eight, Django Unchained, Jackie Brown, Black Snake Moan, The Negotiator, The Hitman's Bodyguard, Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, The Avengers, Glass, Jungle Fever, True Romance, Jurassic Park, Unbreakable, Shaft, Snakes on a Plane
22. 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 ...
ᗩᑕᗩᗪᗴᗰƳ ᗩᗯᗩᖇᗪ ᑎᗝᗰᎥᑎᗴᗴ Best Performances: Pirates of the Caribbean, Sweeney Todd, Dark Shadows, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Edward Scissorhands, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Alice in Wonderland
23. Jim Carrey
Actor | Ace Ventura: Pet Detective
Jim Carrey, Canadian-born and a U.S. citizen since 2004, is an actor and producer famous for his rubbery body movements and flexible facial expressions. The two-time Golden Globe-winner rose to fame as a cast member of the Fox sketch comedy In Living Color (1990) but leading roles in Ace Ventura: ...
Ǥᗝᒪᗪᗴᑎ Ǥᒪᗝᗷᗴ ᗯᎥᑎᑎᗴᖇ Best Performances: The Truman Show, The Mask, Dumb & Dumber, Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, Liar Liar, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, The Cable Guy, Yes Man, A Series of Unfortunate Events
24. Vera Farmiga
Actress | Up in the Air
Vera Farmiga is an American actress who has received an Academy Award nomination for her role in Up in the Air (2009) and Primetime Emmy Award nominations for her roles in Bates Motel (2013) and When They See Us (2019).
She was born Vera Ann Farmiga, the second of seven children, on August 6, 1973, ...
ᗩᑕᗩᗪᗴᗰƳ ᗩᗯᗩᖇᗪ ᑎᗝᗰᎥᑎᗴᗴ Best Performances: Up in the Air, Bates Motel, The Conjuring, Orphan, The Departed, The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, Godzilla: King of Monsters, The Judge, Safe House, Source Code, When They See Us, At Middleton, Higher Ground, Down to the Bone, The Front Runner, The Manchurian Candidate
25. John Malkovich
Actor | Being John Malkovich
John Gavin Malkovich was born in Christopher, Illinois, to Joe Anne (Choisser), who owned a local newspaper, and Daniel Leon Malkovich, a state conservation director. His paternal grandparents were Croatian. In 1976, Malkovich joined Chicago's Steppenwolf Theatre, newly founded by his friend Gary ...
ᗩᑕᗩᗪᗴᗰƳ ᗩᗯᗩᖇᗪ ᑎᗝᗰᎥᑎᗴᗴ Best Performances: In the Line of Fire, Being John Malkovich, Dangerous Liaisons, The New Pope, Con Air, Of Mice and Men, RED, Bird Box, The Man in the Iron Mask, Rounders, Burn After Reading, Jonah Hex, Changeling, Secretariat, Warm Bodies, Deepwater Horizon, Ripley's Game, Shadow of the Vampire, Crossbones
26. Susan Sarandon
Actress | Thelma & Louise
Susan Sarandon was born Susan Abigail Tomalin in New York City, NY, to homemaker Lenora Marie (Criscione) and Phillip Leslie Tomalin, an advertising executive. She is of Italian descent on her mother's side and English, Irish, Welsh, and German on her father's.
After the 1968 Democratic convention ...
ᗩᑕᗩᗪᗴᗰƳ ᗩᗯᗩᖇᗪ ᗯᎥᑎᑎᗴᖇ Best Performances: Dead Man Walking, Thelma & Louise, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Bull Durham, Stepmom, Enchanted, The Lovely Bones, Shall We Dance?, The Witches of Eastwick, Arbitrage, Tammy, The Client, Lorenzo's Oil, White Palace, Feud, The Big Wedding, The Hunger, Ray Donovan, Atlantic City, The Meddler, The Banger Sisters,
27. Jude Law
Actor | The Talented Mr. Ripley
Jude Law is an English actor. Law has been nominated for two Academy Awards and continues to build a prolific body of work that spans from early successes such as Gattaca (1997) and The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999) to more recent turns as Dr. John Watson in Sherlock Holmes (2009) and Sherlock Holmes:...
ᗩᑕᗩᗪᗴᗰƳ ᗩᗯᗩᖇᗪ ᑎᗝᗰᎥᑎᗴᗴ Best Performances: Closer, The Young Pope, Sherlock Holmes, The Talented Mr. Ripley, The Holiday, Enemy at the Gates, Gattaca, Cold Mountain, Alfie, A.I Artificial Intelligence, Spy, Contagion, Repo Men, Anna Karenina, Side Effects, Road to Perdition, Don Hemingway, The Grand Budapest Hotel, Captain Marvel
28. Helen Mirren
Actress | RED
Dame Helen Mirren was born in Queen Charlotte's Hospital in West London. Her mother, Kathleen Alexandrina Eva Matilda (Rogers), was from a working-class English family, and her father, Vasiliy Petrovich Mironov, was a Russian-born civil servant, from Kuryanovo, whose own father was a diplomat. ...
ᗩᑕᗩᗪᗴᗰƳ ᗩᗯᗩᖇᗪ ᗯᎥᑎᑎᗴᖇ Best Performances: The Queen, Catherine The Great, The Last Station, Prime Suspect, Caligula, RED, The Hundred Foot Journey, Winchester, Excalibur, Woman in Gold, Calendar Girls, Collateral Beauty, The Leisure Seeker, Eye in the Sky, Phil Spector, National Treasure, Gosford Park, The Debt, State of Play, Trumbo, Hitchcock, Elizabeth I, The Tempest, Love Ranch, Some Mother's Son, The Pledge
29. Whoopi Goldberg
Actress | Ghost
Whoopi Goldberg was born Caryn Elaine Johnson in the Chelsea section of Manhattan on November 13, 1955. Her mother, Emma (Harris), was a teacher and a nurse, and her father, Robert James Johnson, Jr., was a clergyman. Whoopi's recent ancestors were from Georgia, Florida, and Virginia. She worked in...
30. Viola Davis
Actress | Fences
Actress Viola Davis was born on her grandmother's farm, at the then-Singleton Plantation in St. Matthews, South Carolina. When she was two months old her family moved to Central Falls, Rhode Island, where her father, Dan Davis, worked as a horse groomer and trainer. Her mother, Mary Alice (Logan), ...