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Actors in Top Films

The actors below are ranked based on the quality of films in which they had a major role and their relative prominence in those films. Films that are not on the master list affect these rankings.

  1. Robert De Niro
  2. James Stewart
  3. Harrison Ford
  4. Al Pacino
  5. Humphrey Bogart
  6. Jack Nicholson
  7. Marlon Brando
  8. Cary Grant
  9. Tom Hanks
  10. John Wayne
  11. Orson Welles
  12. Clint Eastwood
  13. Henry Fonda
  14. Charles Chaplin
  15. William Holden
  16. Woody Allen
  17. Dustin Hoffman
  18. Joseph Cotten
  19. Mark Hamill
  20. Toshirô Mifune
  21. Paul Newman
  22. Katharine Hepburn
  23. Charlton Heston
  24. Gene Hackman
  25. Tom Cruise
  26. Jack Lemmon
  27. John Travolta
  28. Judy Garland
  29. Sigourney Weaver
  30. Bruce Willis
  31. Johnny Depp
  32. Morgan Freeman
  33. Gregory Peck
  34. Jodie Foster
  35. Bill Murray
  36. Viggo Mortensen
  37. Gene Kelly
  38. Leonardo DiCaprio
  39. Alec Guinness
  40. Burt Lancaster
  41. Buster Keaton
  42. Kirk Douglas
  43. Peter Sellers
  44. Diane Keaton
  45. Jeff Bridges
  46. Keanu Reeves
  47. Brad Pitt
  48. Bette Davis
  49. Warren Beatty
  50. Clark Gable
  51. Matt Damon
  52. Michael Caine
  53. Tony Curtis
  54. Ian McKellen
  55. Sean Connery
  56. Marcello Mastroianni
  57. Robert Redford
  58. Russell Crowe
  59. Roy Scheider
  60. Faye Dunaway
  61. Kevin Costner
  62. Jean-Pierre Léaud
  63. Anthony Hopkins
  64. Robert Mitchum
  65. Takashi Shimura
  66. Mel Gibson
  67. Harvey Keitel
  68. Claudia Cardinale
  69. Gary Cooper
  70. Tim Robbins
  71. Peter O'Toole
  72. Claude Rains
  73. Martin Sheen
  74. Barbara Stanwyck
  75. George C. Scott
  76. Anthony Perkins
  77. Keir Dullea
  78. Christian Bale
  79. Kate Winslet
  80. Boris Karloff
  81. Catherine Deneuve
  82. Kevin Spacey
  83. Vivian Leigh
  84. Audrey Hepburn
  85. Ewan McGregor
  86. Elijah Wood
  87. Joe Pesci
  88. Malcolm McDowell
  89. Tony Chiu Wai Leung
  90. John Cusack
  91. Julie Christie
  92. Jim Carrey
  93. Liam Neeson
  94. Arnold Schwarzenegger
  95. Laurence Olivier
  96. Grace Kelly
  97. Matthew Broderick
  98. Donald Sutherland
  99. Mia Farrow
  100. Ingrid Bergman
  101. The Marx Brothers
  102. Richard Dreyfuss
  103. Omar Sharif
  104. Nicolas Cage
  105. Samuel L. Jackson
  106. Linda Hamilton
  107. Daniel Day-Lewis
  108. Eva Marie Saint
  109. Janet Leigh
  110. Max von Sydow
  111. Guy Pearce
  112. George Clooney
  113. Jean Gabin
  114. Kurt Russell
  115. Edward Norton
  116. Fred Astaire
  117. James Cagney
  118. James Mason
  119. Ben Kingsley
  120. Spencer Tracy
  121. Natalie Wood
  122. Sissy Spacek
  123. Jean-Paul Belmondo
  124. Jean-Louis Trintignant
  125. Sylvester Stallone
  126. Laura Dern
  127. Graham Chapman
  128. Laurence Fishburne
  129. Deborah Kerr
  130. Tim Allen
  131. Tatsuya Nakadai
  132. Robert Duvall
  133. Alain Delon
  134. Ray Liotta
  135. Meryl Streep
  136. Michael J. Fox
  137. Julie Andrews
  138. Robin Williams
  139. Douglas Rain
  140. Frances McDormand
  141. Richard Gere
  142. Fred MacMurray
  143. Gene Wilder
  144. Robert Shaw
  145. Nicole Kidman
  146. Jake Gyllenhaal
  147. Liv Ullmann
  148. Ellen Burstyn
  149. Jon Voight
  150. Chishû Ryû
  151. Henry Thomas
  152. Shirley MacLaine
  153. Dana Andrews
  154. Jamie Lee Curtis
  155. Holly Hunter
  156. Rutger Hauer
  157. Masayuki Mori
  158. Kim Novak
  159. Susan Sarandon
  160. Drew Barrymore
  161. Klaus Kinski
  162. Joan Crawford
  163. Denzel Washington
  164. Ralph Fiennes
  165. John Cleese
  166. Montgomery Clift
  167. Sterling Hayden
  168. Donald O'Connor
  169. Ray Bolger
  170. Sean Penn
  171. Fernando Rey
  172. Andie MacDowell
  173. Robin Wright
  174. Lee Marvin
  175. Yun-Fat Chow
  176. Ethan Hawke
  177. Juliette Binoche
  178. Uma Thurman
  179. John Goodman
  180. Joel McCrea
  181. Heath Ledger
  182. Ed Harris
  183. Bruno Ganz
  184. Yves Montand
  185. Michael Douglas
  186. Frank Sinatra
  187. Donald Pleasence
  188. Alfred Abel
  189. Patrick Magee
  190. Kyle MacLachlan
  191. Claudette Colbert
  192. Geena Davis
  193. Jean Arthur
  194. Teri Garr
  195. Erich von Stroheim
  196. Daniel Radcliffe
  197. Naomi Watts
  198. Robert Armstrong
  199. Hugh Grant
  200. Colin Clive
  201. Eli Wallach
  202. Henry Travers
  203. Dennis Hopper
  204. Yaphet Kotto
  205. Jeremy Irons
  206. Carrie Fisher
  207. James Woods
  208. Marlene Dietrich
  209. Eddie Murphy
  210. James Caan
  211. John Rhys-Davies
  212. Mike Myers
  213. Jacques Tati
  214. Roger Livesey
  215. Steve Martin
  216. Steve McQueen
  217. Karen Allen
  218. Cathy Moriarty
  219. Gloria Swanson
  220. Tim Roth
  221. Peter Lorre
  222. Ernest Borgnine
  223. Mickey Rourke
  224. David Niven
  225. Paulette Goddard
  226. Anne Bancroft
  227. James Dean
  228. Christopher Walken
  229. Julie Delpy
  230. Dan Aykroyd
  231. Walter Huston
  232. Sam Neill
  233. Albert Finney
  234. Lamberto Maggiorani
  235. Lily Tomlin
  236. Jonathan Pryce
  237. Edward G. Robinson
  238. Anne Baxter
  239. Jeffrey Hunter
  240. Burt Reynolds
  241. Giulietta Masina
  242. Shelly Winters
  243. Ben Stiller
  244. Errol Flynn
  245. Albert Brooks
  246. Bruce Campbell
  247. Joaquin Phoenix
  248. Elizabeth Taylor
  249. Winona Ryder
  250. Ingrid Thulin
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