IMDb Top 250 Actors (2019)by thenolanfan | created - 4 months ago | updated - 4 months ago | Public
This poll is a remake of a poll made in 2014 by ezranelson98. There is the link to his poll: Poll: Poll Suggestion: Top 250 Actors
Since 2014, a lot has been happening and many actors aren't on the list anymore.
Each of these actors has played in at least 5 movies of IMDb's top 250; which of them is your favorite?
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...
(7 movies): 1-The Shawshank Redemption 2-The Dark Knight 3-Se7en 4-The Dark Knight Rises 5-Batman Begins 6-Unforgiven 7-Million Dollar Baby
2. 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)...
(5 movies): 1-The Godfather 2-The Godfather: Part II 3-Scarface 4-Heat 5-In the Name of the Father
Actor | The Apostle
Veteran actor and director Robert Selden Duvall was born on January 5, 1931, in San Diego, CA, to Mildred Virginia (Hart), an amateur actress, and William Howard Duvall, a career military officer who later became an admiral. Duvall majored in drama at Principia College (Elsah, IL), then served a ...
(5 movies): 1-The Godfather 2-The Godfather: Part II 3-Apocalypse Now 4-To Kill a Mockingbird 5-Network
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 Irish, English, Dutch, German, and French. He was trained ...
(9 movies): 1-The Godfather: Part II 2-Joker 3-Goodfellas 4-On Upon a Time in America 5-Taxi Driver 6-Casino 7-Heat 8-Raging Bull 9-The Deer Hunter
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 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 countries ...
(6 movies): 1-The Dark Knight 2-The Prestige 3-The Dark Knight Rises 4-Ford v Ferrari 5-Batman Begins 6-Howl's Moving Castle
Actor | The Prestige
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 ...
(6 movies): 1-The Dark Knight 2-Inception 3- Interstellar 4-The Prestige 5-The Dark Knight Rises 6-Batman Begins
7. 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), ...
(5 movies): 1-The Dark Knight 2-Léon: The Professional 3-The Dark Knight Rises 4-Batman Begins 5-Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
Actor | Raiders of the Lost Ark
Harrison Ford was born on July 13, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois, to Dorothy (Nidelman), a radio actress, and Christopher Ford (born John William Ford), an actor turned advertising executive. His father was of Irish and German ancestry, while his maternal grandparents were Jewish emigrants from Minsk, ...
(7 movies): 1-Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back 2-Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope 3-Apocalypse Now 4-Raiders of the Lost Ark 5-Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi 6- Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade 7-Blade Runner
Actor | Star Wars
Alec Guinness was an English actor. He is known for his six collaborations with David Lean: Herbert Pocket in Great Expectations (1946), Fagin in Oliver Twist (1948), Col. Nicholson in The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor), Prince Faisal in Lawrence...
(5 movies): 1-Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back 2-Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope 3-Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi 4-Lawrence of Arabia 5-The Bridge on the River Kwai
10. Brad Pitt
Producer | Ad Astra
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 (...
(5 movies): 1-Fight Club 2-Se7en 3-Inglorious Basterds 5-Snatch 6-12 Years a Slave
11. Clint Eastwood
Actor | Million Dollar Baby
Clint Eastwood was born May 31, 1930 in San Francisco, the son of Clinton Eastwood Sr., a manufacturing executive for Georgia-Pacific Corporation, and Ruth Wood, a housewife turned IBM operator. He had a comfortable, middle-class upbringing in nearby Piedmont. At school Clint took interest in music...
(5 movies): 1-The Good, The Bad and the Ugly 2-For a Few Dollars More 3-Unforgiven 4-Million Dollar Baby 5-Gran Torino
12. Charles Chaplin
Writer | The Great Dictator
Considered to be one of the most pivotal stars of the early days of Hollywood, Charlie Chaplin lived an interesting life both in his films and behind the camera. He is most recognized as an icon of the silent film era, often associated with his popular character, the Little Tramp; the man with the ...
(5 movies): 1-Modern Times 2- The Great Dictator 3-City Lights 4- The Kid 5- The Gold Rush
13. Hugo Weaving
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 ...
(6 movies): 1-The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King 2-The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring 3-The Matrix 4- The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers 5-V for Vendetta 6-Hacksaw Ridge
14. 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 ...
(6 movies): 1-Forrest Gump 2-Saving Private Ryan 3-The Green Mile 4-Toy Story 5-Toy Story 3 6-Catch Me If You Can
Actor | Inception
Few actors in the world have had a career quite as diverse as Leonardo DiCaprio's. DiCaprio has gone from relatively humble beginnings, as a supporting cast member of the sitcom Growing Pains (1985) and low budget horror movies, such as Critters 3 (1991), to a major teenage heartthrob in the 1990s,...
(6 movies): 1-Inception 2-The Departed 3-Django Unchained 4- The Wolf of Wall Street 5-Catch Me If You Can 6-Shutter Island
Actor | Cheers
John started the improvisational duo group, "Sal's Meat Market", in Bridgeport, Connecticut with fellow actor and friend Ray Hassett. He was later affiliated with the ensemble group, "The Downtown Cabaret". Coincidentally, he was a friend of Susan Ryan, the mother of Meg Ryan. A mutual friend, also...
(10 movies): 1-Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back 2-Spirited Away 3-Coco 4-WALL·E 5-Toy Story 6-Toy Story 3 7-Inside Out 8-Up 9-Finding Nemo 10-Monster, Inc.
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), ...
(6 movies): 1-Pulp Fiction 2-Goodfellas 3-Avengers: Endgame 4-Avengers: Infinity War 5-Django Unchained 6-Jurassic Park
18. James Earl Jones
Actor | Rogue One
Widely regarded as the one of greatest stage and screen actors both in his native USA and internationally, James Earl Jones was born on January 17, 1931 in Arkabutla, Mississippi. At an early age, he started to take dramatic lessons to calm himself down. It appeared to work as he has since starred ...
(5 movies): 1-Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back 2-Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope 3-The Lion King 4-Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb 5-Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi
19. R. Lee Ermey
Actor | Full Metal Jacket
A talented character actor known for his military roles, Ronald Lee Ermey was in the United States Marine Corps for 11 years. He rose to the rank of Staff Sergeant, and later was bestowed the honorary rank of Gunnery Sergeant by the Marine Corps, after he served 14 months in Vietnam and later did ...
(5 movies): 1-Se7en 2-Apocalypse Now 3-Full Metal Jacket 4-Toy Story 5-Toy Story 3
20. Mark Ruffalo
Actor | The Kids Are All Right
Mark Ruffalo was born in Kenosha, Wisconsin, to Marie Rose (Hebert), a stylist and hairdresser, and Frank Lawrence Ruffalo, a construction painter. His father's ancestry is Italian, and his mother is of half French-Canadian and half Italian descent. Mark moved with his family to Virginia Beach, ...
(5 movies): 1-Avengers: Endgame 2-Avengers; Infinity War 3-Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind 4-Shutter Island 5-Spotlight
21. Harvey Keitel
Actor | Reservoir Dogs
American actor and producer Harvey Keitel was born on May 13, 1939 in Brooklyn, New York City, to Miriam (Klein) and Harry Keitel. An Oscar and Golden Globe Award nominee, he has appeared in films such as Martin Scorsese's Mean Streets (1973) and Taxi Driver (1976), Ridley Scott's The Duellists (...
(5 movies): 1-Pulp fiction 2-Inglorious Basterds 3-Taxi Driver 4-Reservoir Dogs 5-The Grand Budapest Hotel
22. Kenny Baker
Actor | Time Bandits
Kenny Baker was born on August 24, 1934 in Birmingham, England as Kenneth George Baker. He was an actor, known for Time Bandits (1981), The Elephant Man (1980) and Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980). He was married to Eileen Baker. He died on August 13, 2016 in Preston, ...
(5 movies): 1-Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back 2-Star Wars: IV - A New Hope 3-Star Wars: Episode VI - The Return of the Jedi 4-Amadeus 5-The Elephant Man
23. Aamir Khan
Actor | Taare Zameen Par
Aamir is no doubt one of the most dedicated actors in this world. With his recent success in India and China markets combined he has got the title of World's Biggest Superstar. He went through rapid transformations in his body structure for his films to bring out the reality factor in his ...
(6 movies): 1-3 Idiots 2-Dangal 3-Likes Stars on Earth 4-Rang De Basanti 5-PK 6-Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India
24. Steve Buscemi
Actor | Fargo
Steve Buscemi was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Dorothy (Wilson), a restaurant hostess, and John Buscemi, a sanitation worker. He is of Italian (father) and English, Dutch, and Irish (mother) descent. He became interested in acting during his last year of high school. After graduating, he moved to...
(5 movies): 1-Pulp Fiction 2-Reservoir Dogs 3-The Big Lebowski 4-Fargo 5-Monster, Inc.
25. Russ Fega
Location_management | Memento
(5 movies): 1-Inception 2-Interstellar 3-The Prestige 4-The Dark Knight Rises 5-Memento
26. John Rhys-Davies
Welsh actor John Rhys-Davies was born in Ammanford, Carmarthenshire, Wales, to Mary Margaretta Phyllis (nee Jones), a nurse, and Rhys Davies, a mechanical engineer and Colonial Officer. He graduated from the University of East Anglia and is probably best known to film audiences for his roles in the...
(5 movies): 1-The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King 2-The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Rings 3-The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers 4-Raiders of the Lost Ark 5-Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
Actor | Alien
Stanton was born in West Irvine, Kentucky, to Ersel (Moberly), a cook, and Sheridan Harry Stanton, a barber and tobacco farmer. Lived in Lexington, Kentucky and graduated from Lafayette Senior High School with the class of 1944. Drafted into the Navy, he served as a cook in the U.S. Navy during ...
(5 movies): 1-The Godfather: Part II 2-The Green Mile 3-Alien 4-Cool Hand Luke 5- Paris, Texas
28. Mark Hamill
Actor | Star Wars
Mark Hamill is best known for his portrayal of Luke Skywalker in the original Star Wars trilogy - Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980), and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) - a role he reprised in Star Wars: Episode VII - ...
(5 movies): 1-Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back 2-Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope 3-Star Wars: Episode VI - The Return of the Jedi 4-Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind 5-Castle in the Sky
29. 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 ...
(5 movies): 1-Interstellar 2-Saving Private Ryan 3-The Departed 4-Ford v Ferrari 5-Good Will Hunting