Best male actor 9

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1. Stellan Skarsgård

Actor | Good Will Hunting

Stellan Skarsgård was born in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden, to Gudrun (Larsson) and Jan Skarsgård. He became a star in his teens through the title role in the TV-series Bombi Bitt och jag (1968). Between the years 1972-88 he was employed at The Royal Dramatic Theatre in Stockholm, where...

2. Colm Feore

Actor | Chicago

Colm Feore was born on August 22, 1958 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Chicago (2002), The Chronicles of Riddick (2004) and Thor (2011). He has been married to Donna Feore since August 8, 1994. They have two children. He was previously married to Sidonie Boll.

3. Maximiliano Hernández

Actor | Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Maximiliano Hernandez was born in Brooklyn, NY. He is the middle of three children born to Honduran immigrants Jose Maximiliano & Maria Elena Hernandez. He began acting at Bishop Ford High School in order to get out of detention. He continued acting in college where he auditioned and was accepted ...

4. Joseph Gatt

Actor | Dumbo

Born and raised in London. Gatt first got the acting bug when his Maltese parents took him to see Star Wars at the age of 8 and he decided to be Han Solo when he was older. He began his professional training at Sylvia Young Theater School and then followed that with a 3 year acting and music ...

6. Richard Brooks

Actor | The Crow: City of Angels

Commanding actor Richard Brooks was born in Cleveland, Ohio. He is an actor, director and singer. Raised in Cleveland, Ohio, Brooks studied acting, dance, and voice work at Interlochen Academy of Arts in Michigan. Later, he moved to New York City and was a student of the Circle in the Square ...

7. Kenneth Israel

Actor | Instant Family

Kenneth Israel is an actor, known for Instant Family (2018), Green Book (2018) and Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019).

8. Sebastian Stan

Actor | Captain America: Civil War

Sebastian Stan was born on August 13, 1982, in Constanta, Romania. He moved with his mother to Vienna, Austria, when he was eight, and then to New York when he was twelve. Stan studied at Rutgers Mason Gross School of the Arts and spent a year at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in London.

When he went ...

9. David Bradley

Actor | The World's End

David Bradley was born on April 17, 1942 in York, Yorkshire, England as David John Bradley. He is an actor, known for The World's End (2013), Hot Fuzz (2007) and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011). He has been married to Rosanna Bradley since 1978. They have one child.

10. Dash Mihok

Actor | Silver Linings Playbook

Dashiell Raymond Mihok was born on May 24, 1974 in Greenwich Village, Manhattan, New York City, to Andrea Mihok (née Cloak) and Raymond Thorne (born Raymond Mihok), both actors, with ties to the New York stage. He is of Czech and British descent. Dash was raised in a trendy artist building. He ...

11. Douglas M. Griffin

Actor | Hap and Leonard

Douglas M. Griffin was born on November 17, 1966 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. He is an actor, known for Hap and Leonard (2016), Maggie (2015) and Deepwater Horizon (2016). He is married to Annie Poirier.

12. Bruce McGill

Actor | National Lampoon's Animal House

Bruce McGill grew up in San Antonio, Texas where he began his acting career in in the MacArthur High School department of theatre. His most popular role was in National Lampoon's Animal House (1978).

13. Sammy Sheik

Actor | American Sniper

Sammy Sheik was born in Alexandria, Egypt. His passion for acting drove him to leave home shortly after high school and move to New York to study theatre. He soon landed his first film role in the Albert Brooks' satire comedy "Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World", playing Al-Jazeera executive "...

14. Joe Chrest

Actor | Stranger Things

A veteran of over 100 screen roles, and over 60 plays and musicals, Joe holds a BFA Degree in Directing from Marshall University in his home state of West Virginia, and an MFA Degree from Louisiana State University. He is a founding member of the regional theatre, Swine Palace, with RSC Director ...

15. Ben Foster

Actor | Hell or High Water

Ben Foster was born October 29, 1980 in Boston, Massachusetts, to Gillian Kirwan and Steven Foster, restaurant owners. His younger brother is actor Jon Foster. His paternal grandparents were from Russian Jewish families that immigrated to Massachusetts (his grandfather became a prominent judge in ...

16. Jeff Bridges

Actor | The Big Lebowski

Jeffrey Leon Bridges was born on December 4, 1949 in Los Angeles, California, the son of well-known film and TV star Lloyd Bridges and his long-time wife Dorothy Dean Bridges (née Simpson). He grew up amid the happening Hollywood scene with big brother Beau Bridges. Both boys popped up, without ...

17. Jackamoe Buzzell

Actor | Hell or High Water

Buzzell was born in Rockland, Maine, the lobster capital of the world. He was then raised down the coast in the city of Sanford, Maine by his mother, a woman he admires greatly and who put in years of hard work at various factories to raise him, and his father Terry O'Maley, an award-winning ...

18. Keith Meriweather

Stunts | Jonah Hex

Keith Meriweather is known for his work on Jonah Hex (2010), The Lone Ranger (2013) and Free State of Jones (2016).

19. Taylor Sheridan

Actor | Hell or High Water

Taylor Sheridan is an American actor, screenwriter, and director. He is best known for wrote the screenplay for Sicario (2015), and Hell or High Water (2016), for which he received an Academy Award nomination for Best Original Screenplay.

He also starred in FX television series Sons of Anarchy, and ...

20. George Georgiou

Actor | Game of Thrones

George trained at the prestigious Drama Centre London alongside Tom Hardy and Michael Fassbender. He grew up above his fathers grocery store in North London. His career started on the London stage in plays at the National Theatre, Theatre Royal S.E, Haymarket Theatre and numerous off West End ...

21. Alexander Siddig

Actor | Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

Born in Sudan, Siddig was raised in Britain and attended the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts (LAMDA) where he studied acting and theater. Immediately after leaving LAMDA, Sid did a season of theater in Manchester, in addition to performing in various shows in pubs and small theaters. ...

22. Kristofer Hivju

Actor | Game of Thrones

A second-generation Norwegian actor, Kristofer Hivju was born on 7 December, 1978 in Oslo. He is the son of actors Lieselotte Holmene and Erik Hivju, a prominent character actor who appeared with his son in the short film Flax, where Kristofer shared screenwriting credit with director Bård Ivar ...

23. Rory McCann

Actor | Game of Thrones

Six foot six inches tall, with brown eyes and dark hair, Rory McCann from Glasgow began his working life at the top - as a painter on the Forth Bridge in Scotland. He came to notice in a television commercial for Scotts' Porridge Oats, in which he appeared as a scantily-clad hunk in a vest and kilt...

24. John Ratzenberger

Actor | Cheers

John started the improvisational comedy group, "Sal's Meat Market", in Bridgeport, Connecticut, while a student at Sacred Heart University, located in Fairfield/Bridgeport, Connecticut. He was later affiliated with the ensemble group, "The Downtown Cabaret". Coincidentally, he was a friend of Susan...

25. David Paymer

Actor | State and Main

One of modern TV and moviedom's most sturdy and reliable character actors, David Paymer dreamed of being an actor from early childhood. Although he came from a traditional middle-class Jewish family that urged him to become a doctor or lawyer, Paymer felt more at home in the world of the thespian. ...

26. Clark Gregg

Actor | The Avengers

Clark Gregg was born on April 2, 1962 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as Robert Clark Gregg. He is an actor and director, known for The Avengers (2012), Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013) and The New Adventures of Old Christine (2006). He has been married to Jennifer Grey since July 21, 2001. They have ...

27. Frankie Faison

Actor | Coming to America

Frankie Faison was born on June 10, 1949 in Newport News, Virginia, USA. He is an actor, known for Coming to America (1988), White Chicks (2004) and Adam (2009). He has been married to Jane Mandel since December 26, 1988. They have three children.

28. Shishir Kurup

Actor | Coneheads

Shishir Kurup, is an actor/writer/director/composer and Books-On-Tape narrator born in Bombay, India raised in Mombasa, Kenya and the U.S. His one-man shows "Assimilation" and "Exile: Ruminations on a Reluctant Martyr" (the latter a commission from Highways Performance Space) have been seen in ...

29. Adam Rayner

Actor | Tyrant

Adam Rayner was born in Shrewsbury, England but grew up near Norwich in Norfolk. Having an American mother and a British father means he has dual nationality, and the family lived in the United States when he was a child, albeit briefly, before returning to East Anglia. He attended Durham ...

30. Daniel Dae Kim

Actor | Lost

Daniel Dae Kim has made a career of creating multifaceted and stereotype-breaking roles as an actor, director and now, producer. Prior to his seven-season portrayal of Chin Ho Kelly on "Hawaii Five-0," Kim was best known for his role as Jin Soo Kwon on the hit TV series "Lost," for which he shared ...

31. Sasha Roiz

Actor | The Day After Tomorrow

Raised in Montreal, Canada, Roiz trained theatrically at the Guildford School of Acting (UK). Upon returning to Montreal, he began to work consistently in theatre, earning a nomination for his performance at the "Masques Awards" (Quebec's Theatre Awards).

Roiz's introduction to feature films was in ...

32. Nicholas Massouh

Actor | Designated Survivor

Nicholas Massouh is an actor and producer, known for Designated Survivor (2016), Bones (2005) and Broken Star (2018).

33. Chris McGarry

Actor | Across the Universe

Chris McGarry is an actor, known for The Fosters (2017), Lawless (2012), and Mad Men (2010). On stage he starred opposite Tom Hardy in Brett C. Leonard's "The Long Red Road" at Chicago's Goodman Theater, directed by Philip Seymour Hoffman. In 2016 he starred opposite Timothee Chalamet and Robert ...

34. Ed Moran

Actor | The Deuce

Ed Moran was born on December 15, 1965 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA. He is known for his work on The Deuce (2017), Labor Day (2013) and Brooklyn's Finest (2009).

35. Owen Harn

Actor | Vice Principals

Owen Harn was born and raised in Silver Spring, Maryland. His mother was a nurse and his father a construction manager. At the age of six, Owen knew he wanted to be an actor after watching his first talent show in Elementary school. In first grade he was punished for imitating other students and ...

36. Oliver Keller

Stunts | Killers

Oliver Keller was born on September 15, 1975 in Switzerland. He is known for his work on Killers (2010), Live by Night (2016) and Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003). He was previously married to Heather E.

37. 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 - ...

38. Tim Matheson

Actor | National Lampoon's Animal House

Tim Matheson is an American actor, director and producer perhaps best known for his portrayal of the smooth talking 'Eric "Otter" Stratton' in the 1978 comedy, National Lampoon's Animal House (1978), but has had a variety of other well-known roles both before and since, including critical accolades...

39. Nathan Darrow

Actor | House of Cards

Nathan Darrow's training and experience in the theater department at New York University has made him into a rapidly ascending star in the Kansas City theater circuit. In the past few years, he has built tremendous audience support and momentum as each of his stage performances have generated ...

40. Brian Thompson

Actor | Joe Dirt

Brian Earl Thompson was born on August 28, 1959 in Ellensburg, Washington. Raised on the Columbia River in Longview, he learned the value of academics and athletics, as the son of two teachers and the second of six siblings. His interest in acting was first sparked during his senior year of high ...

41. Tobias Segal

Actor | John Wick: Chapter 2

Tobias Segal is an actor, known for John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017), Sneaky Pete (2015) and Mindhunter (2017).

42. Mitch Pileggi

Actor | Basic Instinct

Mitch Pileggi was born on April 5, 1952 in Portland, Oregon, USA as Mitchell Craig Pileggi. He is an actor, known for Basic Instinct (1992), The X-Files (1993) and The X Files: I Want to Believe (2008). He has been married to Arlene Warren since January 1, 1997. They have one child. He was ...

43. Powers Boothe

Actor | The Avengers

Incisive, gravelly-voiced screen tough guy Powers Boothe was born on June 1, 1948 in Snyder, Texas, a sharecropper's son. Used to hard physical work "chopping cotton" as a youngster, he went on to become the first member of his family to attend university. He then proceeded to study acting via a ...

44. Bill Paxton

Actor | Aliens

Bill Paxton was born on May 17, 1955 in Fort Worth, Texas. He was the son of Mary Lou (Gray) and John Lane Paxton, a businessman and actor (as John Paxton). Bill moved to Los Angeles, California at age eighteen, where he found work in the film industry as a set dresser for Roger Corman's New World ...

45. John Shaw

Actor | Watchmen

John Shaw was born on August 5, 1970 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He is an actor and producer, known for Watchmen (2009), The Core (2003) and Little Women (1994).

46. Kevin Bacon

Actor | Footloose

Kevin Norwood Bacon was born on July 8, 1958 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Ruth Hilda (Holmes), an elementary school teacher, and Edmund Norwood Bacon, a prominent architect who was on the cover of Time Magazine in November 1964.

Kevin's early training as an actor came from The Manning Street. ...

47. Oliver Platt

Actor | Lake Placid

Oliver Platt was born in Windsor, Ontario, to American parents, Sheila Maynard, a social worker, and Nicholas Platt, a career diplomat. His parents were both from upper-class families, and his maternal great-grandmother, Cynthia Roche, was the sister of Princess Diana's maternal grandfather, ...

48. Jake Weber

Actor | Dawn of the Dead

Jake Weber has worked in film, theatre and television. His film credits include Zach Snyder's remake of Dawn of the Dead, Martin Brest's remake of Meet Joe Black, Jonathan Mostow's U-571, Mike Newell's Pushing Tin, Tarsem Singh's The Cell, Marshall Herskovitz's Dangerous Beauty, Alan J. Pakula's ...

49. Daniel Cudmore

Actor | X-Men: The Last Stand

Born in Vancouver and raised in Squamish, British Columbia, Daniel grew up in an athletic household. The middle of three boys, Daniel excelled at a number of different sports including ski racing, snowboarding, football and rugby. However, in addition to his vast interest in athletics, Daniel ...

50. Andreas Apergis

Actor | Riddick

Andreas Apergis has been working as an actor, director and translator for over twenty years in both French and English. Recent screen credits include Pawn Sacrifice, Ed Zwick's biopic about Bobby Fischer, Brian Singer's X-Men: Days of Future Past and Guy Maddin's Séances project. He played ...

51. Skyler Gisondo

Actor | Vacation

Skyler Gisondo was born on July 22, 1996 in Palm Beach County, Florida, USA. He is an actor, known for Vacation (2015), Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014) and The Amazing Spider-Man (2012).

52. Bradley Whitford

Actor | Get Out

Bradley Whitford's credits in film, television and theater include work with some of the most noted writers, directors and playwrights in the arts, and constitute a career worthy of a Juilliard-trained actor -- which he is. But stardom is something else altogether, and it remained elusive, at least...

53. Charles Dance

Actor | Gosford Park

Charles Dance is an English actor, screenwriter, and film director. Dance typically plays assertive bureaucrats or villains. Some of his most high-profile roles are Tywin Lannister in HBO's Game of Thrones (2011), Guy Perron in The Jewel in the Crown (1984), Sardo Numspa in The Golden Child (1986),...

54. Lex Lang

Actor | Star Wars: Resistance

A producer, director, two-time Daytime Entertainment Emmy® Awards-honored voice actor, voice match specialist, songwriter, music producer, entrepreneur, poet and philanthropist, Lex Lang is one of Hollywood's most versatile creative personalities.

During college, Lex performed stand-up comedy and ...

55. Terence J. Rotolo

Stunts | The Scorpion King

Terence J. Rotolo was born on May 18, 1966 as Terence James Rotolo. He is known for his work on The Scorpion King (2002), The Rundown (2003) and Dead Rising (2006).

56. Michael Cassidy

Actor | Zoom

Michael Cassidy was born on March 20, 1983 in Portland, Oregon, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Zoom (2006), Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) and The O.C. (2003). He has been married to Laura Eichhorn since August 27, 2006. They have one child.

57. Derek Mears

Actor | Swamp Thing

Derek Mears was born on April 29, 1972 in Bakersfield, California, USA. He has numerous credits as both an actor and a stuntman, and he got his breakthrough lead role in the 2009 Friday the 13th film. He is known for his work on Sleepy Hollow (2013-2017), Predators (2010) and Men in Black II (2002).

58. Patrick Swayze

Actor | Dirty Dancing

Patrick Wayne Swayze was born on August 18, 1952 in Houston, Texas, to Patsy Swayze (née Yvonne Helen Karnes), a choreographer, and Jesse Wayne Swayze, a chemical plant engineer draftsman. His mother owned a dance school in Houston, where Patrick was also a student. His father passed away in 1982. ...

59. Marshall R. Teague

Actor | Road House

Marshall Teague is an American actor who has appeared in over 130 films and Tv shows. His talent for balancing starring roles with powerful supporting characters has allowed him to build a varied and pivotal body of work. His theatrical breakout role was as Jimmy Reno in the 1989 cult classic Road ...

60. John Doe

Actor | Road House

John Doe was born on February 25, 1953 in Decatur, Illinois, USA as John Nommenson Duchac. He is an actor, known for Road House (1989), The Bodyguard (1992) and Ten Inch Hero (2007). He has been married to Gigi Gonzalez since 1987. They have three children. He was previously married to Exene ...

61. Gary Hudson

Actor | Road House

Gary was nominated for Best Actor for the Canadian series "Wild Roses" for the CBC at the Monte-Carlo Television Festival in 2009. The show was also nominated. Born and raised in Newport News, Virginia.. He is a proud uncle, and son of Joe and Bev...and has 9 nieces and nephews. Gary moved to Los ...

62. Aramis Knight

Actor | Into the Badlands

Aramis Knight born October 3, 1999 in Woodland Hills, California. At age 4, his mother, enrolled him in an acting workshop. In 2005, Aramis began acting in commercials and playing minor screen roles. Since then, he has guest starred and appeared as recurring characters on multiple television series...

63. Sherman Augustus

Actor | Virus

Sherman Augustus was born on January 10, 1959 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Sherman Harold Augustus. He is an actor and producer, known for Virus (1999), The Foreigner (2003) and Bad Guys (2008).

64. James Cosmo

Actor | Braveheart

James Cosmo was born on October 27, 1947 in Clydebank, Dunbartonshire, Scotland as James Ronald Gordon Copeland. He is an actor, known for Braveheart (1995), Highlander (1986) and Troy (2004). He has been married to Annie Harris since May 24, 2000.

65. Jared Harris

Actor | Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

Jared Francis Harris was born in London, England. He is the son of Irish actor Richard Harris and Welsh actress Elizabeth Harris (Elizabeth Rees), and brother of Damian Harris and Jamie Harris. Despite his lineage, Jared showed little interest in becoming an actor, until he was cast in a college ...

66. Nicholas Hoult

Actor | Mad Max: Fury Road

Nicholas Caradoc Hoult was born in Wokingham, Berkshire, England to parents Glenis and Roger Hoult. His great-aunt was one of the most popular actresses of her time, Dame Anna Neagle. He attended Sylvia Young Theatre School, a school for performing arts, to start acting as a career.

Hoult has been ...

67. Matthew Marsden

Actor | Resident Evil: Extinction

British actor/singer/Producer Matthew Marsden began his acting career in the UK and rose to stardom from his role on the long-running ITV series Coronation Street (1960), as Chris Collins. He left the show to pursue a music and acting career in the US and hasn't looked back since.

Since moving to ...

68. Gary Busey

Actor | The Buddy Holly Story

A blond-haired, fair-complexioned actor with a toothy grin and capable of an unsettling glint in his eyes, Gary Busey was born in Goose Creek, Texas, and was raised in Oklahoma. He is the son of Sadie Virginia (Arnett), a homemaker, and Delmar Lloyd Busey, a construction design manager. He has ...

69. Kevin McNally

Actor | Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

Kevin McNally was born on April 27, 1956, in Bristol, England. He grew up in Birmingham where he attended Redhill and Mapledene Junior schools and Central Grammar School for Boys. At the age of 16, he got his first job at Birmingham Repertory Theatre. A year later he received a scholarship to the ...

70. John Novak

Actor | Legends of the Fall

John Novak is a Canadian actor who was born in Venezuela, country that his parents were visiting. John began his acting career in the middle of the 1980's. In 1994, he acted in the film Legends of the fall, alongside Brad Pitt. The success came in 2001, when John played the villain role in the film...

71. Ernie Hudson

Actor | Ghostbusters

As a child growing up in Benton Harbor, Michigan, Ernie Hudson wrote short stories, poems and songs, always thinking that his words might one day come to life on stage. After a short stint in the Marine Corps, he moved to Detroit where he became the resident playwright at Concept East, the oldest ...

72. Robert Sean Leonard

Actor | Dead Poets Society

One actor who has deserved much acknowledgment and fame and has had to do without it on a number of occasions is Robert Sean Leonard, known by most as Dr. James Wilson on House (2004). But his career has spanned a number of classic films, alongside such greats as Daniel Day-Lewis, Christian Bale, ...

73. Nick Searcy

Actor | The Shape of Water

In the summer of 1996, Searcy produced, directed and acted in his first independent feature, Carolina Low (1997). Searcy's other film credits include the blockbusters Nell (1994), The Fugitive (1993), Cast Away (2000), Head of State (2003), Runaway Jury (2003), and The Ugly Truth (2009). He broke ...

74. Robert Pattinson

Actor | Twilight

Robert Douglas Thomas Pattinson was born May 13, 1986 in London, England, to Richard Pattinson, a car dealer importing vintage cars, and Clare Pattinson (née Charlton), who worked as a booker at a model agency. He grew up in Barnes, southwest London with two older sisters and attended Tower House ...

75. Geoff Pierson

Actor | Dexter

Pierson was born and raised in Chicago. After graduating from high school, he moved to New York to attend Fordham University. He earned a Bachelor's Degree and went on to the Yale School of Drama where, in 1980, he earned his masters. He began his career in summer stock outside of Chicago. In 1983,...

76. Steven John Dixon

Actor | Designated Survivor

Steven John Dixon is a Canadian actor based in Toronto. Born and raised in Southwestern Ontario by British and Irish parents, Steven gained a knack for dialects and began performing at an early age. After earning degrees in Urban Planning and Environmental Studies, he established himself as a ...

77. Nick Offerman

Actor | Parks and Recreation

Nick Offerman was born on June 26, 1970 in Joliet, Illinois, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Parks and Recreation (2009), The Founder (2016) and Fargo (2014). He has been married to Megan Mullally since September 20, 2003.

78. Jim Meskimen

Actor | How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Jim Meskimen is an accomplished actor, improviser and voice artist whose work is well-known to TV and film audiences. He appeared on the British series Whose Line Is It Anyway? (1988) several times, and was a recurring character on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990) for two seasons. He has worked ...

79. Ned Dennehy

Actor | Good Omens

Ned Dennehy (born 8 December, 1965) is an Irish actor in British, Irish, and American films and television. His most notable film role to date is Tommy in Tyrannosaur. He has also appeared in the television series Mystic Knights of Tir na Nog. Other movies include Blitz, he played Alderton in Harry...

80. Brian Cox

Actor | X2

Brian Cox is an Emmy Award-winning Scottish actor. He was born on June 1, 1946 in Dundee, Scotland, to Mary Ann Guillerline Cox, maiden surname McCann, a spinner, and Charles McArdle Campbell Cox, a shopkeeper and butcher. His father was of Irish ancestry and his mother was of Irish and Scottish ...



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