Did I Stutter?by IoreksDaemon | created - 26 May 2015 | updated - 29 May 2015 | Public
Which of these actors do you think was the most convincing playing a character who stuttered? Discuss here
1. Bruce Willis
Actor | Die Hard
Actor and musician Bruce Willis is well known for playing wisecracking or hard-edged characters, often in spectacular action films. Collectively, he has appeared in films that have grossed in excess of $2.5 billion USD, placing him in the top ten stars in terms of box office receipts.
Walter Bruce ...
Bill Capa - Color of Night (1994)
Actor | Notting Hill
Alonzo (Cruella De Vil's valet) - 102 Dalmatians (2000)
3. Jeremy Irons
Actor | Dead Ringers
British actor Jeremy Irons was born in Cowes, Isle of Wight, a small island off the south coast of England. He is the son of Barbara Anne Brereton (Sharpe) and Paul Dugan Irons, an accountant. Young Jeremy didn't prove very fond of figures. He visited mainland England only once a year. He wound up ...
Simon Gruber - Die Hard: With a Vengeance (1995)
Actor | The Social Network
Curly haired and with a fast-talking voice, Jesse Eisenberg is a movie actor, known for his Academy Award nominated role as Mark Zuckerberg in the 2010 film The Social Network. He has also starred in the films The Squid and the Whale, Adventureland, The Education of Charlie Banks, 30 Minutes or ...
Simon - The Double (2013)
Actress | Planes, Trains & Automobiles
Olivia Burnette began her acting career at the tender age of 6. The most notable of her first acting jobs was in Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987) opposite comic superstar Steve Martin.
After several television appearances, Olivia was cast as the lead in the down-home series The Torkelsons (...
Julie McCann - Eye for an Eye (1996)
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 ...
Ray Murdock - A Family Thing (1996)
Actor | Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Michael Palin is an English comedian, actor, writer and television presenter. He was one of the members of the comedy group Monty Python.
After the Monty Python television series ended in 1974, the Palin/Jones team worked on Ripping Yarns, an intermittent television comedy series broadcast over ...
Ken Pile - A Fish Called Wanda (1988)
8. Noah Taylor
Actor | Shine
Noah George Taylor, the elder of two boys, was born in 1969 in London, England, to Maggie (Miller), a journalist and book editor, and Paul Taylor, a copywriter and journalist. His family lived in both England and New Zealand before returning to his parents' native Australia in 1974. His parents ...
Danny Embling - Flirting (1991)
9. Ian Hart
Ian Hart, born in England, began acting while a student in Liverpool, England, United Kingdom. He stumbled into acting almost accidentally, but was cast in the play "The Government Inspector". He continued to work in British theatre and television, and first gained recognition for portraying John ...
Professor Quirrell - Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)
10. Samuel West
Actor | Howards End
Bertie - Hyde Park on Hudson (2012)
11. Jim Broadbent
Actor | Moulin Rouge!
One of England's most versatile character actors, Jim Broadbent was born on May 24, 1949, in Lincolnshire, the youngest son of furniture maker Roy Laverick Broadbent and sculptress Doreen "Dee" (Findlay) Broadbent. Jim attended a Quaker boarding school in Reading before successfully applying for a ...
John Bayley - Iris (2001)
12. Hugh Bonneville
Actor | Notting Hill
Hugh Bonneville was born on November 10, 1963 in Paddington, London, England as Hugh Richard Bonneville Williams. He is an actor, known for Notting Hill (1999), Paddington (2014) and Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1994). He has been married to Lucinda Williams since November 4, 1998. They have one ...
Young John Bayley - Iris (2001)
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,...
J. Edgar Hoover - J. Edgar (2011)
14. Colin Firth
Actor | A Single Man
Colin Andrew Firth was born into an academic family in Grayshott, Hampshire, England. His mother, Shirley Jean (Rolles), was a comparative religion lecturer at the Open University, and his father, David Norman Lewis Firth, lectured on history at Winchester University College (formerly King Alfred's...
King George VI - The King's Speech (2010)
15. Paul Giamatti
Actor | Sideways
Paul Giamatti is an American actor who has worked steadily and prominently for over twenty years, and is best known for leading roles in the films American Splendor (2003), Sideways (2004), and Barney's Version (2010) (for which he won a Golden Globe), and supporting roles in the films Cinderella ...
Cleveland Heep - Lady in the Water (2006)
Actor | Star Trek
An acting chameleon who can easily lose himself in the life of his film and television characters, Clifton Collins Jr. is a native Angeleno who grew up destined to become a part of the Latino entertainment industry. His great-grandparents on his mother's side were a Mexican trumpet player and ...
Cpl. Ramon Aguilar - The Last Castle (2001)
17. Michael Rapaport
Actor | Deep Blue Sea
A true New Yorker through and through, Michael Rapaport was born in Manhattan, to June Brody, a radio personality, and David Rapaport, a radio program manager. He is of Polish Jewish and Russian Jewish descent. Rapaport moved to Los Angeles to try stand-up comedy following high school graduation (...
GM1 Snowhill - Men of Honor (2000)
18. Bridget Fonda
Actress | A Simple Plan
Bridget Jane Fonda was born in Los Angeles, California, to Susan Brewer and actor Peter Fonda. She is the granddaughter of Henry Fonda and niece of Jane Fonda, both famous actors. Bridget made her film debut at age five as an extra in Easy Rider (1969), but first became interested in acting after ...
Irene - Mr. Jealousy (1997)
19. Brad Dourif
Actor | One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Gaunt character actor Brad Dourif was born Bradford Claude Dourif on March 18, 1950 in Huntington, West Virginia. He is the son of Joan Mavis Felton (Bradford) and Jean Henri Dourif, a French-born art collector who owned and operated a dye factory. His father died when Dourif was three years old, ...
Billy Bibbit - One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
20. Ivan Massagué
Actor | El laberinto del fauno
El Tarta - El laberinto del fauno (2006) (Pan's Labyrinth)
21. Joshua Rush
Actor | Andi Mack
Turner Simmons - Parental Guidance (2012)
22. Hallie Eisenberg
Actress | Bicentennial Man
Hallie Eisenberg was born August 2, 1992, in East Brunswick, New Jersey, to parents Amy and Barry Eisenberg, who are both professors in the health care field. Beginning her acting career at age 4, Hallie has appeared in many films including The Insider with Al Pacino and Russell Crowe, and ...
Marie Alweather - Paulie (1998)
23. 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 ...
Aaron - Primal Fear (1996)
24. Jane Carr
Actress | Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me
Since the late 1980s, American audiences have embraced the "veddy British" talents of character actress Jane Carr -- she with the close-set eyes, lilting voice, trowel jaw and bubbly disposition. It helps, of course, having natural comedic timing and the necessary vocal skills to be in constant ...
Mary McGregor - The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969)
Actress | The Right Stuff
Mary Jo Deschanel was born on November 25, 1945 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Mary Josephine Weir. She is an actress, known for The Right Stuff (1983), The Patriot (2000) and 2010: The Year We Make Contact (1984). She has been married to Caleb Deschanel since July 8, 1972. They have two ...
Annie Glenn - The Right Stuff (1983)
26. Reece Thompson
Actor | Dreamcatcher
Reece Thompson grew up just outside Vancouver, Canada. His mother ran a film society that brought independent movies to town. He expressed an interest in acting at an early age and later attended acting school. It was here that he signed up with an agent and started auditioning. He soon started to ...
Hal Hefner - Rocket Science (2007)
27. Gabriel Byrne
Actor | The Usual Suspects
Byrne was the first of six children, born in Dublin, Ireland. His father was a cooper and his mother a hospital worker. He was raised Catholic and educated by the Irish Christian Brothers. He spent five years of his childhood in a seminary training to be a Catholic priest. He later said, "I spent ...
The Mechanic - Smilla's Sense of Snow (1997)
28. Richard Thomas
Actor | The Waltons
Richard Thomas was born on June 13, 1951 in New York City, New York, USA as Richard Earl Thomas. He is an actor and director, known for The Waltons (1971), Battle Beyond the Stars (1980) and It (1990). He has been married to Georgiana Bischoff since November 20, 1994. They have one child. He was ...
Bill Denbrough - It (1990)