We present a complete list with the most famous actors in Hollywood and television . A selection in which we have chosen the actors who have had the greatest impact on the seventh art.
As you can see, there are young actors, as well as dead actors. But all of them have left their mark in Hollywood and in the minds of all the spectators of the big screen.
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25 irreplaceable Hollywood actors
In this selection of Hollywood actors, we have accompanied each of them with a short description as well as their most representative work. Would you add more famous Hollywood actors
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25. Buster Keaton (1895 – 1966)
Full name Joseph Frank Buster Keaton, is one of the most representative Hollywood actors of white cinema and black . He won an honorary Oscar in 1960 and his most important work is: El maquinista de la General.
24. The Marx Brothers
Being a total of 5 brothers, only the three oldest (Chico, Harpo and Groucho) born respectively in 1887, 1888, 1890 and died in 1961, 1964, 1977They ended up becoming world-renowned Hollywood actors .
Some works that were successful on Broadway were: The Four Coconuts and The Conflict of the Marxes.
23. Burt Lancaster (1913 – 1994)
He is one of the most famous actors in Hollywood in the United States and one of the deceased actors who have left the most mark on the cinema. He won the award for best actor in 1960 for Elmer Gantry .
22. Kirk Douglas (1916 –
Being also a great director, he stood out above all for his roles as an actor and for films like Spartacus (by Stanley Kubrick) . He is a father as well as Michael Douglas.
21. Gene Kelly (1912 – 1992)
Named Eugene Curran Kelly, he is aone of the most versatile Hollywood actors , since he stood out as a dancer and choreographer, in addition to being a magnificent performer. She received an Honorary Oscar in 1952.
20. Natalie Portman (1981 –
We continue our list of Hollywood actors with the first woman on the list , the great Natalie Portman. Of Israeli origin, she is one of the most relevant Hollywood actresses on the current scene, thanks to films like Leon (1994) or Black Swan (2010).
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19. Tom Hanks (1956 –
Few Hollywood actors have managed to stand out for both comedy and drama roles ; Tom Hanks is unique in this. Movies like Forrest Gump (1994) launched him headlong into fame. Fame, which he has managed to maintain for a couple of decades.
18. Laurence Olivier (1907 – 1989)
He died at the age of 82 after having made more than 60 films and 120 plays , as well as 15 television series. If you don’t know who he is, it’s not because he doesn’t deserve to be in this position, it’s because you don’t have film culture.
17.John Wayne (1907-1979)
We continue with one of the heavyweights of the most famous actors in Hollywood. Popularly known as “The Duke”, he stood out for movies like True Grit (1969) .
16. Ricardo Darin (1957 –
One of the Hollywood actors of Argentine origin who has met the most success in Latin America.Few Spanish-speaking actors have achieved recognition like his. The Bride’s Son, A Chinese Tale and Wild Tales are just a few of his notable works.
15. Gary Cooper (1901 – 1961)
Few actors can claim to have won 3 Oscars . Gary Cooper won them over for performances like the ones he gave in Sergeant York and High Noon.
14. Robert De Niro (1947 –
One of the most demanded living Hollywood actors for his expressions and features that are so particular to him. He won two Oscars for his films: The Godfather II and Raging Bull.
13. Christian Bale (1974 –
He won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for The Fighter (2010), as well as a Golden Globe and a SAG Award. Movies like American Psycho (2000) will go down in history and will forever keep him as one of the most relevant Hollywood actors.
12. Scarlett Johansson (1984 –
Approaching the top 10, the highly acclaimed and demanded Scarlett Johansson is one of the most famous actresses in Hollywood . She especially notable roles like Don Jon (2013) or Under the Skin (2014).
11. Charlie Chaplin (1889 – 1977)
For a moment we thought about putting him in the number positionone of the most important dead Hollywood actors in the history of mankind. An iconic image that we hope future generations will continue to know and enjoy.
10. Henry Fonda (1905 – 1982)
We inaugurate the top 10 Hollywood actors with the legendary Henry Fonda. Surely at least, the name of this actor is recognized by the brain of almost anyone. He won an Oscar Award in 1981 for On Golden Pond and another Honorary Award for his career in 1980.
9. James Stewart (1908 – 1997)
Among the famous old school Hollywood actors we have the incomparable James Stewart. He won two Oscars for Best Actor for The Philadelphia Story (1940) and another honorary in 1985.
8. Morgan Freeman (1937 –
We all know that the black community has a harder time achieving recognition (just like women) in the world of cinema, but Morgan Freeman has even overcome all those obstacles becoming one of the most famous actors. famous of all time. He won an Oscar for Million Dollar Baby (2004) and a host of other awards.
7. Sean Connery (1930 –
Not only for his work in the James Bond movies, but for an endless career of great works. Also, who doesn’t remember him as the father of the most famous archaeologist in history, Indiana Jones?
Perhaps for current generations he is not so famous ?, but for the most nostalgic, Sean Connery should appear yes or yes in our list.
6. Will Smith (1969 –
Today he is one of the most charismatic and beloved Hollywood actors in the world , and not only by the English-speaking community, but Spanish-speakers love his humor, his way of singing and his (good) attempts to learn our language.
With an incessant career, Will Smith is undoubtedly one of the most well-known faces in the world.
5. Jack Nicholson (1937 –
His career has left us sublime performances. Nominated 12 times for the Oscar Awards and winner 3 times for moviesas Best… Impossible, La Fuerza del Carino and One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. But without a doubt, no one will ever forget her face when she crossed the door of the Overlook Hotel with an ax.
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4. Angelina Jolie (1975 –
Defender of women’s rights, winner of two Oscars and three Golden Globes, has been Special Envoy of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees since 2001.
Despite some vital problems and psychological difficulties that she has experienced, she has been able to become, not only one of the best actresses in Hollywood and admired in history, but also an influential person, with power and talent in different areas.
3. Humphrey Bogart (1899 – 1957)
As memorable as his cigarette, he was the protagonist of Casablanca (1942), for many, one of the 5 greatest movies in history . He allowed her to opt for the Oscar, but she did not win it.
Other masterpieces of this eternal actor are: The Eternal Dream, The Dark Path and Cayo Largo.
2. Brad Pitt (1963 –
Not only is he one of the handsome Hollywood actors par excellence, but he is also one of the best paid. He won an Oscar in 2013 for 12 Years a Slave, but if he is so recognized he is also for having been one of the most handsome Hollywood actors of his generation.
1. Marlon Brando (1924- 2004)
He has received endless awards, including 2 Oscars, 2 Golden Globes, 3 BAFTAs and 1 Emmy. He interestingly enough he won a Razzie for Worst Supporting Actor.
Regardless of official awards, Marlon Brando is an icon of the 20th century. Anyone who has lived in that century, even if it was just a few years, knows or has heard of it.
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