Friday, April 28, 2017

Top 100 Greatest Actors

1.
Jack Nicholson
Actor, The Shining
Jack Nicholson, an American actor, producer, director and screenwriter, is a three-time Academy Award winner and twelve-time nominee. Nicholson is also notable for being one of two actors - the other being Michael Caine - who have received Oscar nomination in every decade from the 1960s through the early 2000s...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 5 Stars
Overall Versatility - 5 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.8 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 3
Oscar Nominations: 12
BAFTA Awards: 4
BAFTA Nominations: 8
Golden Globes: 6
Golden Globe Nominations: 17

Greatest Performances:

"The Shining" - Level of Difficulty - 5 Stars
"As Good as It Gets" - Level of Difficulty - 4.8 Stars
"One Flew…….Cuckoo's Nest" - Level of Difficulty - 5 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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2.
Marlon Brando
Actor, The Godfather
Marlon Brando is widely considered the greatest movie actor of all time, rivaled only by the more theatrically oriented Laurence Olivier in terms of esteem. Unlike Olivier, who preferred the stage to the screen, Brando concentrated his talents on movies after bidding the Broadway stage adieu in 1949...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 5 Stars
Overall Versatility - 5 Stars
Role Transformation - 5 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 2
Oscar Nominations: 8
BAFTA Awards: 3
BAFTA Nominations: 8
Golden Globes: 2
Golden Globe Nominations: 6

Greatest Performances:

"The Godfather" - Level of Difficulty - 5 Stars
"On the Waterfront" - Level of Difficulty - 4.8 Stars
"Last Tango in Paris" - Level of Difficulty - 4.9 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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3.
Robert De Niro
Actor, Goodfellas
Robert De Niro, thought of as one of the greatest actors of all time, was born in Greenwich Village, 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, German, Dutch, English, and French. He was trained at the Stella Adler Conservatory and the American Workshop...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 5 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.8 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.9 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 2
Oscar Nominations: 7
BAFTA Awards: 0
BAFTA Nominations: 6
Golden Globes: 1
Golden Globe Nominations: 8

Greatest Performances:

"Raging Bull" - Level of Difficulty - 5 Stars
"The Deer Hunter" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars
"The Godfather: Part II" - Level of Difficulty - 4.8 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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4.
Al Pacino
Actor, The Godfather
One of the greatest actors in all of film history, Al Pacino established himself during one of film's greatest decades, the 1970s, and has become an enduring and iconic figure in the world of American movies. Alfredo James Pacino was born on April 25, 1940, in the Bronx, New York, to an Italian-American family...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 5 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.8 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.8 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 1
Oscar Nominations: 8
BAFTA Awards: 2
BAFTA Nominations: 5
Golden Globes: 4
Golden Globe Nominations: 15

Greatest Performances:

"Scent of a Woman" - Level of Difficulty - 5 Stars
"Dog Day Afternoon" - Level of Difficulty - 4.8 Stars
"The Godfather: Part II" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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5.
Daniel Day-Lewis
Actor, There Will Be Blood
Born in London, England, Daniel Michael Blake Day-Lewis is the second child of Cecil Day-Lewis (A.K.A. Nicholas Blake) (Poet Laureate of England) and his second wife, Jill Balcon. His maternal grandfather was Sir Michael Balcon, an important figure in the history of British cinema and head of the famous Ealing Studios...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 5 Stars
Overall Versatility - 5 Stars
Role Transformation - 5 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 3
Oscar Nominations: 5
BAFTA Awards: 4
BAFTA Nominations: 6
Golden Globes: 2
Golden Globe Nominations: 7

Greatest Performances:

"Lincoln" - Level of Difficulty - 5 Stars
"My Left Foot" - Level of Difficulty - 5 Stars
"There Will Be Blood" - Level of Difficulty - 5 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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6.
Dustin Hoffman
Actor, Kramer vs. Kramer
Dustin Lee Hoffman was born in Los Angeles, California, to Lillian (Gold) and Harry Hoffman, who was a furniture salesman and prop supervisor for Columbia Pictures. He was raised in a Jewish family (from Ukraine, Russia-Poland, and Romania). Hoffman graduated from Los Angeles High School in 1955, and went to Santa Monica City College...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 5 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.8 Stars
Role Transformation - 5 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 2
Oscar Nominations: 7
BAFTA Awards: 4
BAFTA Nominations: 10
Golden Globes: 5
Golden Globe Nominations: 13

Greatest Performances:

"Rain Man" - Level of Difficulty - 5 Stars
"Midnight Cowboy" - Level of Difficulty - 4.8 Stars
"Kramer vs. Kramer" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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7.
Tom Hanks
Actor, The Da Vinci Code
Thomas Jeffrey Hanks was born in Concord, California, to Janet Marylyn (Frager), a hospital worker, and Amos Mefford Hanks, an interant cook. His father had English and some German, ancestry, while his mother's family, originally surnamed "Fraga", was entirely Portuguese. Tom grew up in what he has called a "fractured" family...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 5 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.9 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.9 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 2
Oscar Nominations: 5
BAFTA Awards: 0
BAFTA Nominations: 4
Golden Globes: 4
Golden Globe Nominations: 8

Greatest Performances:

"Forrest Gump" - Level of Difficulty - 5 Stars
"Philadelphia" - Level of Difficulty - 4.9 Stars
"Saving Private Ryan" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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8.
Anthony Hopkins
Actor, Hannibal
Anthony Hopkins was born on December 31, 1937, in Margam, Wales, to Muriel Anne (Yeats) and Richard Arthur Hopkins, a baker. His parents were both of half Welsh and half English descent. Influenced by Richard Burton, he decided to study at College of Music and Drama and graduated in 1957. In 1965, he moved to London and joined the National Theatre...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 5 Stars
Overall Versatility - 5 Stars
Role Transformation - 5 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 1
Oscar Nominations: 4
BAFTA Awards: 3
BAFTA Nominations: 9
Golden Globes: 0
Golden Globe Nominations: 6

Greatest Performances:

"Nixon" - Level of Difficulty - 4.8 Stars
"Silence of the Lambs" - Level of Difficulty - 5 Stars
"The Remains of the Day" - Level of Difficulty - 4.8 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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9.
Paul Newman
Actor, Cars
Screen legend, superstar, and the man with the most famous blue eyes in movie history, Paul Leonard Newman was born on January 26, 1925, in Cleveland, Ohio, the second son of Theresa (Fetsko) and Arthur Sigmund Newman. Paul's father was Jewish, the son of immigrants from Poland and Hungary; he owned a successful sporting goods store...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.8 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.7 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.7 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 1
Oscar Nominations: 10
BAFTA Awards: 1
BAFTA Nominations: 5
Golden Globes: 3
Golden Globe Nominations: 12

Greatest Performances:

"The Verdict" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars
"Road to Perdition" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars
"The Color of Money" - Level of Difficulty - 4.8 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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10.
Denzel Washington
Actor, Training Day
Denzel Washington is an American actor and filmmaker. He has received three Golden Globe awards, a Tony Award, and two Academy Awards: Best Supporting Actor for the historical war drama film Glory and Best Actor for his role as a corrupt cop in the crime thriller Training Day. Denzel Hayes Washington...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 5 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.7 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.8 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 2
Oscar Nominations: 8 (1 for Producing)
BAFTA Awards: 0
BAFTA Nominations: 0
Golden Globes: 2
Golden Globe Nominations: 8

Greatest Performances:

"Glory" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars
"Malcolm X" - Level of Difficulty - 4.8 Stars
"Training Day" - Level of Difficulty - 5 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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11.
Spencer Tracy
Actor, Judgment at Nuremberg
Spencer Tracy was born four years after his brother Carroll to truck salesman John Edward and Caroline Brown Tracy. He attended Marquette Academy along with Pat O'Brien and the two left school to enlist in the Navy at the start of World War I. He was still at Norfolk Navy Yard in Virginia at the end of the war...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.7 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.6 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.7 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 2
Oscar Nominations: 9
BAFTA Awards: 1
BAFTA Nominations: 5
Golden Globes: 1
Golden Globe Nominations: 4

Greatest Performances:

"Boys Town" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars
"Captains Courageous" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars
"Judgement at Nuremberg" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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12.
Laurence Olivier
Actor, Rebecca
Laurence Olivier could speak William Shakespeare's lines as naturally as if he were "actually thinking them", said English playwright Charles Bennett, who met Olivier in 1927. Laurence Kerr Olivier was born in Dorking, Surrey, England, to Agnes Louise (Crookenden) and Gerard Kerr Olivier, a High Anglican priest. His surname came from a great-great-grandfather who was of French Huguenot origin...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 5 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.8 Stars
Role Transformation - 5 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 1
Oscar Nominations: 11 (1 for Directing)
BAFTA Awards: 2
BAFTA Nominations: 10
Golden Globes: 2
Golden Globe Nominations: 5

Greatest Performances:

"Hamlet" - Level of Difficulty - 5 Stars
"Rebecca" - Level of Difficulty - 4.8 Stars
"Spartacus" - Level of Difficulty - 4.8 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Jack Lemmon
Actor, The Apartment
Jack Lemmon was born on February 8, 1925 in Newton, Massachusetts, a suburb of Boston. He initially acted on TV before moving to Hollywood for the big screen, cultivating a career that would span decades. An eight time Academy Award nominee, with two wins, Lemmon starred in over 60 films including Some Like It Hot...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.5 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.3 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.6 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 2
Oscar Nominations: 8
BAFTA Awards: 2
BAFTA Nominations: 8
Golden Globes: 4
Golden Globe Nominations: 22

Greatest Performances:

"Mister Roberts" - Level of Difficulty - 4.5 Stars
"Save the Tiger" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars
"Some Like It Hot" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Michael Caine
Actor, The Dark Knight
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 War...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.7 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.6 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.8 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 2
Oscar Nominations: 6
BAFTA Awards: 1
BAFTA Nominations: 8
Golden Globes: 3
Golden Globe Nominations: 12

Greatest Performances:

"Educated Rita" - Level of Difficulty - 4.8 Stars
"The Cider House Rules" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars
"Hannah and Her Sisters" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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James Stewart
Actor, Rear Window
James Stewart was nominated for five Academy Awards, winning one in competition for The Philadelphia Story and receiving an Academy Lifetime Achievement award. Stewart was named the third greatest male screen legend of the Golden Age Hollywood by the American Film Institute. He was a major Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer contract star...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.7 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.5 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.6 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 1
Oscar Nominations: 5
BAFTA Awards: 0
BAFTA Nominations: 2
Golden Globes: 1
Golden Globe Nominations: 3

Greatest Performances:

"It's a Wonderful Life" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars
"A Philadelphia Story" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars
"Mr. Smith…...Washington" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Robin Williams
Actor, Good Will Hunting
Robin McLaurin Williams was born on Saturday, July 21st, 1951, in Chicago, Illinois, a great-great-grandson of Mississippi Governor and Senator, Anselm J. McLaurin. His mother, Laurie McLaurin (née Janin), was a former model from Mississippi, and his father, Robert Fitzgerald Williams, was a Ford Motor Company executive from Indiana...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 5 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.8 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.8 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 1
Oscar Nominations: 4
BAFTA Awards: 0
BAFTA Nominations: 2
Golden Globes: 4
Golden Globe Nominations: 10

Greatest Performances:

"The Fisher King" - Level of Difficulty - 4.8 Stars
"Good Will Hunting" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars
"Dead Poets Society" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Robert Duvall
Actor, The Godfather: Part II
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 two-year hitch in the army after graduating in 1953...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.8 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.7 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.8 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 1
Oscar Nominations: 7
BAFTA Awards: 1
BAFTA Nominations: 3
Golden Globes: 4
Golden Globe Nominations: 7

Greatest Performances:

"The Apostle" - Level of Difficulty - 4.8 Stars
"Tender Mercies" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars
"Lonesome Dove" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Sean Penn
Actor, Mystic River
Sean Penn is a powerhouse film performer capable of intensely moving work, who has gone from strength to strength during a colourful film career, and who has drawn much media attention for his stormy private life and political viewpoints. Sean Justin Penn was born in Los Angeles, California, the second son of actress Eileen Ryan (née Annucci) and director...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 5 Stars
Overall Versatility - 5 Stars
Role Transformation - 5 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 2
Oscar Nominations: 5
BAFTA Awards: 0
BAFTA Nominations: 3
Golden Globes: 1
Golden Globe Nominations: 5

Greatest Performances:

"Milk" - Level of Difficulty - 5 Stars
"I Am Sam" - Level of Difficulty - 5 Stars
"Mystic River" - Level of Difficulty - 5 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Morgan Freeman
Actor, The Shawshank Redemption
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...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.8 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.6 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.7 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 1
Oscar Nominations: 5
BAFTA Awards: 0
BAFTA Nominations: 0
Golden Globes: 1
Golden Globe Nominations: 5

Greatest Performances:

"Glory" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars
"Million Dollar Baby' - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars
"The Shawshank Redemption" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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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 billing...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.9 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.8 Stars
Role Transformation - 5 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 1
Oscar Nominations: 6
BAFTA Awards: 0
BAFTA Nominations: 2
Golden Globes: 1
Golden Globe Nominations: 4

Greatest Performances:

"Starman" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars
"True Grit" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars
"Crazy Heart" - Level of Difficulty - 5 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Sidney Poitier
Actor, In the Heat of the Night
A native of Cat Island, The Bahamas (though born in Miami during a mainland visit by his parents), Poitier grew up in poverty as the son of farmers Evelyn (Outten) and Reginald James Poitier, who also drove a cab. He had little formal education and at the age of 15 was sent to Miami to live with his brother...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.7 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.7 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.8 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 1
Oscar Nominations: 2
BAFTA Awards: 1
BAFTA Nominations: 6
Golden Globes: 1
Golden Globe Nominations: 7

Greatest Performances:

"Lilies of the Field" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars
"The Defiant Ones" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars
"In the Heat of the Night" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Peter O'Toole
Actor, Lawrence of Arabia
O'Toole was one of several actors to be Oscar-nominated for playing the same role in two different films: he played King Henry II in both Becket and The Lion in Winter. O'Toole played Hamlet under Laurence Olivier's direction in the premiere production of the Royal National Theatre in 1963. He...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.8 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.7 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.8 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 0
Oscar Nominations: 8
BAFTA Awards: 1
BAFTA Nominations: 4
Golden Globes: 4
Golden Globe Nominations: 11

Greatest Performances:

"Becket" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars
"The Lion in Winter" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars
"Lawrence of Arabia" - Level of Difficulty - 4.8 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Clint Eastwood
Actor, Million Dollar Baby
Perhaps the icon of macho movie stars, and a living legend, Clint Eastwood has become a standard in international cinema. Born May 31, 1930 in San Francisco, the elder of two children in a middle-class family, Eastwood stayed in high school until the comparatively late age of nineteen and worked menial jobs over a period of several years before enrolling at Los Angeles City College...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.5 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.2 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.6 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 2 (Directing)
Oscar Nominations: 7 (6 for Directing)
BAFTA Awards: 0
BAFTA Nominations: 3 (Directing)
Golden Globes: 3 (Directing)
Golden Globe Nominations: 12 (Directing)

Greatest Performances:

"Unforgiven" - Level of Difficulty - 4.4 Stars
"Million Dollar Baby" - Level of Difficulty - 4.5 Stars
"The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly" - Level of Difficulty - 4.4 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Gene Hackman
Actor, Unforgiven
Eugene Allen Hackman was born in San Bernardino, California, the son of Anna Lyda Elizabeth (Gray) and Eugene Ezra Hackman, who operated a newspaper printing press. He is of Pennsylvania Dutch (German), English, and Scottish ancestry, partly by way of Canada, where his mother was born. After several moves...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.7 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.6 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.7 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 2
Oscar Nominations: 5
BAFTA Awards: 3
BAFTA Nominations: 7
Golden Globes: 3
Golden Globe Nominations: 8

Greatest Performances:

"Unforgiven" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars
"Mississippi Burning" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars
"The French Connection" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Tommy Lee Jones
Actor, No Country for Old Men
Tommy Lee Jones was born in San Saba, Texas, the son of Lucille Marie (Scott), a police officer and beauty shop owner, and Clyde C. Jones, who worked on oil fields. Tommy himself worked in underwater construction and on an oil rig. He attended St. Mark's School of Texas, a prestigious prep school for boys in Dallas...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.8 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.6 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.7 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 1
Oscar Nominations: 4
BAFTA Awards: 0
BAFTA Nominations: 4
Golden Globes: 1
Golden Globe Nominations: 4

Greatest Performances:

"Lincoln" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars
"The Fugitive" - Level of Difficulty - 4.2 Stars
"In the Valley of Elah" - Level of Difficulty - 4.8 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Ben Kingsley
Actor, Schindler's List
Ben Kingsley was born Krishna Bhanji on December 31, 1943 in Scarborough, Yorkshire, England. His father, Rahimtulla Harji Bhanji, was a Kenyan-born medical doctor, of Gujarati Indian descent, and his mother, Anna Lyna Mary (Goodman), was an English actress. Ben began to act in stage plays during the 1960s...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 5 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.8 Stars
Role Transformation - 5 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 1
Oscar Nominations: 4
BAFTA Awards: 2
BAFTA Nominations: 4
Golden Globes: 2
Golden Globe Nominations: 8

Greatest Performances:

"Gandhi" - Level of Difficulty - 5 Stars
"Sexy Beast" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars
"House of Sand and Fog" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Philip Seymour Hoffman
Actor, Capote
Film and stage actor and theater director Philip Seymour Hoffman was born in the Rochester, New York, suburb of Fairport on July 23, 1967. He was the son of Marilyn (Loucks), a lawyer and judge, and Gordon Stowell Hoffman, a Xerox employee, and was mostly of German, Irish, English and Dutch ancestry...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 5 Stars
Overall Versatility - 5 Stars
Role Transformation - 5 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 1
Oscar Nominations: 4
BAFTA Awards: 1
BAFTA Nominations: 5
Golden Globes: 1
Golden Globe Nominations: 5

Greatest Performances:

"Capote" - Level of Difficulty - 5 Stars
"Doubt" - Level of Difficulty - 4.8 Stars
"The Master" - Level of Difficulty - 4.8 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Leonardo DiCaprio
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 and low budget horror movies, such as Critters 3, to a major teenage heartthrob in the 1990s, as the hunky lead actor in movies such as Romeo + Juliet and Titanic...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.9 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.9 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.8 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 1
Oscar Nominations: 6 (1 for Producing)
BAFTA Awards: 1
BAFTA Nominations: 4
Golden Globes: 2
Golden Globe Nominations: 11

Greatest Performances:

"The Revenant" - Level of Difficulty - 4.9 Stars
"The Wolf of Wall Street" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars
"What's Eating Gilbert Grape" - Level of Difficulty - 5 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Russell Crowe
Actor, Gladiator
Russell Ira Crowe was born in Wellington, New Zealand, to Jocelyn Yvonne (Wemyss) and John Alexander Crowe, both of whom catered movie sets. His maternal grandfather, Stanley Wemyss, was a cinematographer. Crowe's recent ancestry includes Welsh (where his paternal grandfather was born, in Wrexham), English...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.8 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.7 Stars
Role Transformation - 5 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 1
Oscar Nominations: 3
BAFTA Awards: 1
BAFTA Nominations: 3
Golden Globes: 1
Golden Globe Nominations: 5

Greatest Performances:

"Gladiator" - Level of Difficulty - 5 Stars
"The Insider" - Level of Difficulty - 4.8 Stars
"A Beautiful Mind" - Level of Difficulty - 4.8 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Kevin Spacey
Actor, American Beauty
Kevin Spacey Fowler better known by his stage name Kevin Spacey, is an American actor of screen and stage, film director, producer, screenwriter and singer. He began his career as a stage actor during the 1980s before obtaining supporting roles in film and television. He gained critical acclaim in the...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 5 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.8 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.7 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 2
Oscar Nominations: 2
BAFTA Awards: 1
BAFTA Nominations: 3
Golden Globes: 1
Golden Globe Nominations: 8

Greatest Performances:

"Se7en" - Level of Difficulty - 4.8 Stars
"American Beauty" - Level of Difficulty - 5 Stars
"The Usual Suspects" - Level of Difficulty - 4.8 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Humphrey Bogart
Actor, Casablanca
Humphrey DeForest Bogart was born in New York City, New York, to Maud Humphrey, a famed magazine illustrator and suffragette, and Belmont DeForest Bogart, a moderately wealthy surgeon (who was secretly addicted to opium). Bogart was educated at Trinity School, NYC, and was sent to Phillips Academy in Andover...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.7 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.5 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.6 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 1
Oscar Nominations: 3
BAFTA Awards: 0
BAFTA Nominations: 1
Golden Globes: 0
Golden Globe Nominations: 0

Greatest Performances:

"Casablanca" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars
"The Caine Mutiny" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars
"The African Queen" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Gregory Peck
Actor, To Kill a Mockingbird
Gregory Peck first film, Days of Glory, was released in 1944. He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor five times, four of which came in his first five years of film acting: for The Keys of the Kingdom (1944), The Yearling (1946), Gentleman's Agreement (1947), and Twelve O'Clock High (1949)...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.6 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.5 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.7 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 1
Oscar Nominations: 5
BAFTA Awards: 0
BAFTA Nominations: 2
Golden Globes: 3
Golden Globe Nominations: 6

Greatest Performances:

"To Kill a Mockingbird" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars
"The Boys from Brazil" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars
"Gentleman's Agreement" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Clark Gable
Actor, It Happened One Night
Clark Gable was an American film actor, often referred to as "The King of Hollywood" or just simply as "The King." The 1930s saw him at the peak of his acting ability and his popular appeal, as he often portrayed down-to-earth, bravado characters with a carefree attitude. He was known as the epitome of masculinity with his unmatched charm and knowing smile...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.6 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.5 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.5 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 1
Oscar Nominations: 3
BAFTA Awards: 0
BAFTA Nominations: 0
Golden Globes: 0
Golden Globe Nominations: 2

Greatest Performances:

"Gone with the Wind" - Level of Difficulty - 4.4 Stars
"Mutiny on the Bounty" - Level of Difficulty - 4.2 Stars
"It Happened One Night" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Gary Cooper
Actor, High Noon
Born to Alice Cooper and Charles Cooper (not in film business). Gary attended school at Dunstable school England, Helena Montana and Iowa College, Grinnell, Iowa. His first stage experience was during high school and college. Afterwards, he worked as an extra for one year before getting a part in a two reeler by Hans Tissler (an independent producer)...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.7 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.6 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.8 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 2
Oscar Nominations: 5
BAFTA Awards: 0
BAFTA Nominations: 0
Golden Globes: 1
Golden Globe Nominations: 2

Greatest Performances:

"High Noon" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars
"Sergeant York" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars
"Mr. Deeds Goes to Town" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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George C. Scott
Actor, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
George C. Scott was an immensely talented actor, a star of screen, stage and television. He was born on October 18, 1927 in Wise, Virginia, to Helena Agnes (Slemp) and George Dewey Scott. At the age of eight, his mother died, and his father, an executive at Buick, raised him. In 1945, he joined the United States Marines and spent four years with them...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.7 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.7 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.8 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 1
Oscar Nominations: 4
BAFTA Awards: 0
BAFTA Nominations: 3
Golden Globes: 2
Golden Globe Nominations: 5

Greatest Performances:

"Patton" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars
"The Hustler" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars
"The Hospital" - Level of Difficulty - 4.8 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Jason Robards
Actor, Once Upon a Time in the West
Powerful and highly respected American actor Jason Nelson Robards, Jr. was born in Chicago, Illinois, to Hope Maxine (Glanville) and stage and film star Jason Robards Sr. He had Swedish, English, Welsh, German, and Irish ancestry. Robards was raised mostly in Los Angeles. A star athlete at Hollywood High School...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.7 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.7 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.8 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 2
Oscar Nominations: 3
BAFTA Awards: 0
BAFTA Nominations: 2
Golden Globes: 0
Golden Globe Nominations: 5

Greatest Performances:

"Julia" - Level of Difficulty - 4.8 Stars
"Melvin and Howard" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars
"All the President's Men" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Charles Laughton
Actor, Spartacus
Charles Laughton was born on July 1, 1899 in Yorkshire, England. He was the son of Robert Laughton, a Yorkshire hotel keeper. His mother was a devout Roman Catholic of Irish ancestry. Laughton briefly attended Scarborough College, a local boys' school in his area before attending Stonyhurst College, an English Jesult school...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.7 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.8 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.8 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 1
Oscar Nominations: 3
BAFTA Awards: 0
BAFTA Nominations: 2
Golden Globes: 0
Golden Globe Nominations: 1

Greatest Performances:

"Mutiny on the Bounty" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars
"Witness for the Prosecution" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars
"The Private Life of Henry VIII" - Level of Difficulty - 4.8 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Anthony Quinn
Actor, Lawrence of Arabia
Anthony Quinn was born Antonio Rudolfo Oaxaca Quinn on April 21, 1915, in Chihuahua, Mexico, to Manuela (Oaxaca) and Francisco Quinn, who became an assistant cameraman at a Los Angeles (CA) film studio. His paternal grandfather was Irish, and the rest of his family was Mexican. After starting life in extremely modest circumstances in Mexico...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.8 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.8 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.9 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 2
Oscar Nominations: 4
BAFTA Awards: 0
BAFTA Nominations: 2
Golden Globes: 0
Golden Globe Nominations: 5

Greatest Performances:

"Lust for Life" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars
"Viva Zapata!" - Level of Difficulty - 4.9 Stars
"Alexis Zorbas" - Level of Difficulty - 4.8 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Peter Sellers
Actor, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
Often credited as the greatest comedian of all time, Peter Sellers was born to a well-off English acting family in 1925. His mother and father worked in an acting company run by his grandmother. As a child, Sellers was spoiled, as his parents' first child had died at birth. He enlisted in the Royal Air Force and served during World War II...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.7 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.7 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.8 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 0
Oscar Nominations: 3
BAFTA Awards: 1
BAFTA Nominations: 4
Golden Globes: 1
Golden Globe Nominations: 5

Greatest Performances:

"Being There" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars
"The Running, Jumping & Standing Still Film" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars
"Doctor Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb" - Level of Difficulty - 4.8 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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James Cagney
Actor, White Heat
One of Hollywood's preeminent male stars of all time (eclipsed, perhaps, only by "King" Clark Gable and arguably by Gary Cooper or Spencer Tracy), and the cinema's quintessential "tough guy", James Cagney was also an accomplished--if rather stiff--hoofer and easily played light comedy. James Francis Cagney was born on the Lower East Side of Manhattan in New York City...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.7 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.6 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.7 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 1
Oscar Nominations: 3
BAFTA Awards: 0
BAFTA Nominations: 0
Golden Globes: 0
Golden Globe Nominations: 0

Greatest Performances:

"Love Me or Leave Me" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars
"Yankee Doodle Dandy" - Level of Difficulty - 4.8 Stars
"Angles with Dirty Faces" - Level of Difficulty - 4.8 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Charles Chaplin
Writer, Modern Times
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 toothbrush mustache, bowler hat, bamboo cane, and a funny walk...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.8 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.7 Stars
Role Transformation - 5 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 1 (Music)
Oscar Nominations: 4 (3 for Music/Writing)
BAFTA Awards: 0
BAFTA Nominations: 0
Golden Globes: 0
Golden Globe Nominations: 0

Greatest Performances:

"City Lights" - Level of Difficulty - 4.8 Stars
"Modern Times" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars
"The Great Dictator" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Peter Finch
Actor, Network
Despite being one of the finest actors of his generation, Peter Finch will be remembered as much for his reputation as a hard-drinking, hell-raising womanizer as for his performances on the screen. He was born in London in 1916 and went to live in Sydney, Australia, at the age of ten. There, he worked in a series of dead-end jobs before taking up acting...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.7 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.6 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.7 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 1
Oscar Nominations: 2
BAFTA Awards: 5
BAFTA Nominations: 7
Golden Globes: 1
Golden Globe Nominations: 2

Greatest Performances:

"Network" - Level of Difficulty - 4.8 Stars
"Sunday Bloody Sunday - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars
"The Flight of the Phoenix" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Henry Fonda
Actor, 12 Angry Men
Henry Jaynes Fonda was born in Grand Island, Nebraska, to Elma Herberta (Jaynes) and William Brace Fonda, who worked in advertising and printing. His recent ancestry included Dutch, English, and Scottish. Fonda started his acting debut with the Omaha Community Playhouse, a local amateur theater troupe directed by Dorothy Brando...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.6 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.6 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.7 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 1
Oscar Nominations: 3
BAFTA Awards: 1
BAFTA Nominations: 2
Golden Globes: 1
Golden Globe Nominations: 2

Greatest Performances:

"12 Angry Men" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars
"On Golden Pond" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars
"The Grapes of Wrath" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Cary Grant
Actor, North by Northwest
Cary Grant was an English actor who became an American citizen in 1942. Known for his transatlantic accent, debonair demeanor, and "dashing good looks", Grant is considered one of classic Hollywood's definitive leading men. In 1999, the American Film Institute named Grant the second greatest male star of Golden Age Hollywood cinema (after Humphrey Bogart)...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.5 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.3 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.5 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 0
Oscar Nominations: 2
BAFTA Awards: 0
BAFTA Nominations: 1
Golden Globes: 0
Golden Globe Nominations: 4

Greatest Performances:

"Charade" - Level of Difficulty - 4.4 Stars
"Penny Serenade" - Level of Difficulty - 4.4 Stars
"Not But the Lonely Heart" - Level of Difficulty - 4.5 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Richard Burton
Actor, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Probably more frequently remembered for his turbulent personal life and multiple marriages, Richard Burton was nonetheless regarded as one of the great British actors of the post-WWII period. Burton was born Richard Walter Jenkins in Pontrhydyfen, Wales, to Edith Maude (Thomas) and Richard Walter Jenkins...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.6 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.6 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.7 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 0
Oscar Nominations: 7
BAFTA Awards: 2
BAFTA Nominations: 4
Golden Globes: 2
Golden Globe Nominations: 7

Greatest Performances:

"Equus" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars
"My Cousin Rachel" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars
"Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Burt Lancaster
Actor, From Here to Eternity
Burt Lancaster, one of five children, was born in Manhattan, to Elizabeth (Roberts) and James Henry Lancaster, a postal worker. All of his grandparents were immigrants from Northern Ireland. He was a tough street kid who took an early interest in gymnastics. He joined the circus as an acrobat and worked there until he was injured...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.6 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.5 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.6 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 1
Oscar Nominations: 4
BAFTA Awards: 2
BAFTA Nominations: 4
Golden Globes: 1
Golden Globe Nominations: 5

Greatest Performances:

"Atlantic City" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars
"Elmer Gantry" - Level of Difficulty - 4.8 Stars
"From Here to Eternity" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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William Holden
Actor, The Bridge on the River Kwai
William Holden was born William Franklin Beedle, Jr. in O'Fallon, Illinois, to Mary Blanche (Ball), a schoolteacher, and William Franklin Beedle, Sr., an industrial chemist. He came from a wealthy family (the Beedles) that moved to Pasadena, California, when he was three. In 1937, while studying chemistry at Pasadena Junior College...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.6 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.6 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.7 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 1
Oscar Nominations: 3
BAFTA Awards: 0
BAFTA Nominations: 2
Golden Globes: 0
Golden Globe Nominations: 0

Greatest Performances:

"Network" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars
"Stalag 17" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars
"Sunset Blvd." - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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John Wayne
Actor, The Searchers
John Wayne was born Marion Robert Morrison in Iowa, to Mary Alberta (Brown) and Clyde Leonard Morrison, a pharmacist. He was of English, Ulster-Scots, and Irish ancestry. Clyde developed a lung condition that required him to move his family from Iowa to the warmer climate of southern California, where they tried ranching in the Mojave Desert...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.6 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.4 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.7 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 1
Oscar Nominations: 3
BAFTA Awards: 0
BAFTA Nominations: 0
Golden Globes: 1
Golden Globe Nominations: 1

Greatest Performances:

"True Grit" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars
"The Alamo" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars
"Sands of Iwo Jima" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Kirk Douglas
Actor, Spartacus
Kirk Douglas is an American actor, producer, director, and author. After an impoverished childhood with immigrant parents and six sisters, he had his film debut in The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946) with Barbara Stanwyck. Douglas soon developed into a leading box-office star throughout the 1950s and 1960s...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.5 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.4 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.6 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 0
Oscar Nominations: 3
BAFTA Awards: 0
BAFTA Nominations: 1
Golden Globes: 1
Golden Globe Nominations: 3

Greatest Performances:

"Champion" - Level of Difficulty - 4.5 Stars
"Lust for Life" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars
"The Bad and the Beautiful" - Level of Difficulty - 4.5 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Christopher Plummer
Actor, Up
Arthur Christopher Orme Plummer was born in Toronto, Ontario. He is the only child of Isabella Mary (Abbott), a secretary to the Dean of Sciences at McGill University, and John Orme Plummer, who sold securities and stocks. He is a great-grandson of John Abbott, who was Canada's third Prime Minister (from 1891 to 1892)...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.6 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.4 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.7 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 1
Oscar Nominations: 2
BAFTA Awards: 1
BAFTA Nominations: 1
Golden Globes: 1
Golden Globe Nominations: 3

Greatest Performances:

"Beginners" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars
"The Last Station" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars
"The Sound of Music" - Level of Difficulty - 4.5 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Alec Guinness
Actor, Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
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 of Arabia (1962)...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.6 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.6 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.6 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 1
Oscar Nominations: 5
BAFTA Awards: 3
BAFTA Nominations: 7
Golden Globes: 1
Golden Globe Nominations: 3

Greatest Performances:

"Star Wars" - Level of Difficulty - 4.2 Stars
"Little Dorrit" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars
"The Bridge on the River Kwai" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Sean Connery
Actor, Dr. No
Sean Connery is best known for portraying the character James Bond, starring in seven Bond films between 1962 and 1983. In 1988, Connery won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in The Untouchables. His film career also includes such films as Marnie, The Name of the Rose, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.6 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.4 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.5 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 1
Oscar Nominations: 1
BAFTA Awards: 1
BAFTA Nominations: 4
Golden Globes: 1
Golden Globe Nominations: 1

Greatest Performances:

"The Untouchables" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars
"The Russia House" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars
"The Family Business" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Alan Arkin
Actor, Argo
Alan Arkin is an Academy Award-winning American actor who is also an acclaimed director, producer, author, singer and composer. He was born Alan Wolf Arkin on March 26, 1934, in Brooklyn, New York. His family were Jewish immigrants from Russia and Germany. In 1946 the Arkins moved from Brooklyn to Los Angeles...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.7 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.6 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.7 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 1
Oscar Nominations: 4
BAFTA Awards: 1
BAFTA Nominations: 3
Golden Globes: 1
Golden Globe Nominations: 6

Greatest Performances:

"Argo" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars
"Little Miss Sunshine" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars
"The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter" - Level of Difficulty - 4.5 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Christopher Walken
Actor, Catch Me If You Can
Nervous-looking lead and supporting actor of the American stage and films, with sandy colored hair, pale complexion and a somewhat nervous disposition. He won an Oscar as Best Supporting Actor for his performance in The Deer Hunter, and has been seen in mostly supporting roles, often portraying psychologically unstable characters...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.7 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.6 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.6 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 1
Oscar Nominations: 2
BAFTA Awards: 1
BAFTA Nominations: 2
Golden Globes: 0
Golden Globe Nominations: 1

Greatest Performances:

"The Deer Hunter" - Level of Difficulty - 4.8 Stars
"King of New York" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars
"Catch Me If You Can" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Joe Pesci
Actor, Goodfellas
Compact Italian-American actor Joe Pesci was born February 9, 1943, in Newark, NJ, to Mary (Mesce), a part-time barber, and Angelo Pesci, a bartender and forklift driver. Pesci first broke into entertainment as a child actor and by the mid-50s was starring on the series "Star Time Kids". In the mid-'60s he released a record under the stage name of "Joe Ritchie" titled "Little Joe Sure Can Sing"...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.7 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.5 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.5 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 1
Oscar Nominations: 2
BAFTA Awards: 1
BAFTA Nominations: 1
Golden Globes: 0
Golden Globe Nominations: 2

Greatest Performances:

"Casino" - Level of Difficulty - 4.5 Stars
"Goodfellas" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars
"Raging Bull" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Ian McKellen
Actor, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Widely regarded as the one of greatest stage and screen actors both in his native Great Britain and internationally, twice nominated for the Oscar and recipient of every major theatrical award in UK and US, Ian Murray McKellen was born on May 25, 1939 in Burnley, Lancashire, England, to Margery Lois (Sutcliffe) and Denis Murray McKellen...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.7 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.6 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.8 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 0
Oscar Nominations: 2
BAFTA Awards: 0
BAFTA Nominations: 4 (1 for Writing)
Golden Globes: 1
Golden Globe Nominations: 3

Greatest Performances:

"Richard III" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars
"Gods and Monsters" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars
"The Lord….Rings: Fellowship of…Ring" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Jon Voight
Actor, Mission: Impossible
“ Jon Voight came to prominence in the late 1960s with his performance as a would-be gigolo in Midnight Cowboy (1969). During the 1970s, he became a Hollywood star with his portrayals of a businessman in Deliverance (1972), and a paraplegic Vietnam veteran in Coming Home (1978).

Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.7 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.7 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.8 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 1
Oscar Nominations: 4
BAFTA Awards: 1
BAFTA Nominations: 1
Golden Globes: 3
Golden Globe Nominations: 9

Greatest Performances:

"Coming Home" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars
"Runaway Train" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars
"Midnight Cowboy" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Albert Finney
Actor, Big Fish
Albert Finney came from the theatre, where he was especially successful in plays of William Shakespeare, to the movies. There he became a leading figure of the young Free Cinema. His debut in cinema was in 1960 with The Entertainer of Tony Richardson who had directed him also in theatre plays various times before. His typical role were young prolets like, e.g. Arthur Seaton in Saturday Night and Sunday Morning.
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.7 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.6 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.8 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 0
Oscar Nominations: 5
BAFTA Awards: 2
BAFTA Nominations: 13
Golden Globes: 2
Golden Globe Nominations: 9

Greatest Performances:

"The Dresser" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars
"Under the Volcano" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars
"The Murder on the orient Express" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Geoffrey Rush
Actor, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
Geoffrey Roy Rush was born on July 6, 1951, in Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia, to Merle (Bischof), a department store sales assistant, and Roy Baden Rush, an accountant for the Royal Australian Air Force. His mother was of German descent and his father had English, Irish, and Scottish ancestry. He was raised in Brisbane, Queensland, after his parents split up...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.7 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.7 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.8 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 1
Oscar Nominations: 4
BAFTA Awards: 3
BAFTA Nominations: 5
Golden Globes: 2
Golden Globe Nominations: 5

Greatest Performances:

"Shine" - Level of Difficulty - 5 Stars
"Quills " - Level of Difficulty - 4.8 Stars
"The King's Speech" - Level of Difficulty - 4.5 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Jeremy Irons
Actor, The Lion King
Elegant and handsome British actor Jeremy Irons was born in Cowes, Isle of Wight, a small island just 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. A typical islander, he used to go to mainland England only once a year...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.7 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.6 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.6 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 1
Oscar Nominations: 1
BAFTA Awards: 0
BAFTA Nominations: 2
Golden Globes: 2
Golden Globe Nominations: 6

Greatest Performances:

"Reversal of Fortune" - Level of Difficulty - 4.8 Stars
"Brideshead Revisited" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars
"The French……Woman" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Javier Bardem
Actor, No Country for Old Men
Javier Bardem is the youngest member of a family of actors that has been making films since the early days of Spanish cinema. He was born in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, to actress Pilar Bardem (María del Pilar Bardem Muñoz) and businessman José Carlos Encinas Doussinague. His maternal grandparents were actors Rafael Bardem and Matilde Muñoz Sampedro...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 5 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.8 Stars
Role Transformation - 5 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 1
Oscar Nominations: 3
BAFTA Awards: 1
BAFTA Nominations: 2
Golden Globes: 1
Golden Globe Nominations: 4

Greatest Performances:

"Biutiful" - Level of Difficulty - 4.8 Stars
"Before Night Falls" - Level of Difficulty - 4.8 Stars
"No Country for Old Men" - Level of Difficulty - 5 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Heath Ledger
Actor, The Dark Knight
Heath Ledger work comprised nineteen films, including 10 Things I Hate About You, The Patriot, A Knight's Tale, Monster's Ball, Ned Kelly, The Brothers Grimm, Lords of Dogtown, Brokeback Mountain, Casanova, Candy, I'm Not There., The Dark Knight and The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus. He also produced and directed music videos and aspired to be a film director...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 5 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.8 Stars
Role Transformation - 5 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 1
Oscar Nominations: 2
BAFTA Awards: 1
BAFTA Nominations: 2
Golden Globes: 1
Golden Globe Nominations: 2

Greatest Performances:

"Candy" - Level of Difficulty - 4.5 Stars
"The Dark Knight" - Level of Difficulty - 5 Stars
"Brokeback Mountain" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Christoph Waltz
Actor, Django Unchained
Christoph Waltz is an Austrian-German actor. He is known for his works with American filmmaker Quentin Tarantino, receiving acclaim for portraying SS-Standartenführer Hans Landa in Inglourious Basterds and bounty hunter Dr. King Schultz in Django Unchained. For each performance, he won an Academy Award, a BAFTA Award...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 5 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.8 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.8 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 2
Oscar Nominations: 2
BAFTA Awards: 2
BAFTA Nominations: 2
Golden Globes: 2
Golden Globe Nominations: 2

Greatest Performances:

"Carnage" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars
"Django Unchained" - Level of Difficulty - 4.8 Stars
"Inglourious Bastards" - Level of Difficulty - 5 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Ralph Fiennes
Actor, The Grand Budapest Hotel
Actor Ralph Nathaniel Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes was born on December 22, 1962 in Suffolk, England, to Jennifer Anne Mary Alleyne (Lash), a novelist, and Mark Fiennes, a photographer. He is the eldest of six children. Four of his siblings are also in the arts: Martha Fiennes, a director; Magnus Fiennes...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.9 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.8 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.9 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 0
Oscar Nominations: 2
BAFTA Awards: 1
BAFTA Nominations: 6
Golden Globes: 0
Golden Globe Nominations: 5

Greatest Performances:

"Schindler's List" - Level of Difficulty - 4.9 Stars
"The English Patient" - Level of Difficulty - 4.8 Stars
"Harry Potter Series" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Johnny Depp
Actor, Edward Scissorhands
Johnny Depp is perhaps one of the most versatile actors of his day and age in Hollywood. He was born John Christopher Depp II in Owensboro, Kentucky, on June 9, 1963, to Betty Sue (Wells), who worked as a waitress, and John Christopher Depp, a civil engineer. Depp was raised in Florida. He dropped out of school when he was 15...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 5 Stars
Overall Versatility - 5 Stars
Role Transformation - 5 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 0
Oscar Nominations: 3
BAFTA Awards: 0
BAFTA Nominations: 2
Golden Globes: 1
Golden Globe Nominations: 10

Greatest Performances:

"Ed Wood" - Level of Difficulty - 5 Stars
"Donnie Brasco" - Level of Difficulty - 4.8 Stars
"Edward Scissorhands" - Level of Difficulty - 4.8 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Benicio Del Toro
Actor, Snatch
Benicio Del Toro emerged in the mid-1990s as one of the most watchable and charismatic character actors to come along in years. A favorite of film buffs, Del Toro gained mainstream public attention as the conflicted but basically honest Mexican policeman in Steven Soderbergh's Traffic. Benicio was born on February 19...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.8 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.8 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.9 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 1
Oscar Nominations: 2
BAFTA Awards: 1
BAFTA Nominations: 2
Golden Globes: 1
Golden Globe Nominations: 1

Greatest Performances:

"Traffic" - Level of Difficulty - 5.0 Stars
"21 Grams" - Level of Difficulty - 4.9 Stars
"The Pledge" - Level of Difficulty - 4.9 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Jamie Foxx
Actor, Django Unchained
Jamie Foxx is an American actor, singer, and comedian. He won an Academy Award for Best Actor, BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, and Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy, for his work in the 2004 biographical film Ray. The same year, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in the action film Collateral...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.9 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.8 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.9 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 1
Oscar Nominations: 2
BAFTA Awards: 1
BAFTA Nominations: 2
Golden Globes: 1
Golden Globe Nominations: 3

Greatest Performances:

"Ray" - Level of Difficulty - 5 Stars
"Collateral" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars
"Django Unchained" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Joaquin Phoenix
Actor, Gladiator
Joaquin Rafael Phoenix was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, to Arlyn (Dunetz) and John Bottom, and is the middle child in a brood of five. His parents, from the continental United States, were then serving as Children of God missionaries. His mother is from a Jewish family in New York, while his father...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.9 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.9 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.9 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 0
Oscar Nominations: 3
BAFTA Awards: 0
BAFTA Nominations: 3
Golden Globes: 1
Golden Globe Nominations: 5

Greatest Performances:

"Her" - Level of Difficulty - 4.9 Stars
"The Master" - Level of Difficulty - 4.8 Stars
"Walk the Line" - Level of Difficulty - 4.8 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Colin Firth
Actor, The King's Speech
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 College) in Winchester...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.8 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.7 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.8 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 1
Oscar Nominations: 2
BAFTA Awards: 2
BAFTA Nominations: 5
Golden Globes: 1
Golden Globe Nominations: 2

Greatest Performances:

"A Single Man" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars
"The King's Speech" - Level of Difficulty - 5 Stars
"Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Matthew McConaughey
Actor, Interstellar
American actor and producer Matthew David McConaughey was born in Uvalde, Texas. His mother, Mary Kathleen (McCabe), is a substitute school teacher originally from New Jersey. His father, James Donald McConaughey, was a Mississippi-born gas station owner who ran an oil pipe supply business. He is of Scottish...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.8 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.8 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.9 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 1
Oscar Nominations: 1
BAFTA Awards: 0
BAFTA Nominations: 0
Golden Globes: 1
Golden Globe Nominations: 1

Greatest Performances:

"Killer Joe" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars
"True Detective" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars
"Dallas Buyers Club" - Level of Difficulty - 4.9 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Christian Bale
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 Charles Howard 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 throughout Bale's childhood...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.7 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.7 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.8 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 1
Oscar Nominations: 2
BAFTA Awards: 0
BAFTA Nominations: 2
Golden Globes: 1
Golden Globe Nominations: 2

Greatest Performances:

"The Fighter" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars
"The Dark Knight" - Level of Difficulty - 4.5 Stars
"American Hustle" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Samuel L. Jackson
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, Unbreakable, Shaft, Formula 51, Black Snake Moan, Snakes on a Plane, and the Star Wars prequel trilogy (1999-2005), as well as the Marvel Cinematic Universe...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.7 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.6 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.6 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 0
Oscar Nominations: 1
BAFTA Awards: 1
BAFTA Nominations: 1
Golden Globes: 0
Golden Globe Nominations: 4

Greatest Performances:

"Pulp Fiction" - Level of Difficulty - 4.8 Stars
"Jackie Brown" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars
"A Time to Kill" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Gary Oldman
Actor, The Dark Knight Rises
Gary Oldman is a talented British born movie actor who played Sid Vicious in Sid & Nancy, Drexl in True Romance, and George Smiley in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy. He starred in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and the remake of RoboCop. He is also an English filmmaker, musician and author. Renowned for his "big" acting style...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.8 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.8 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.9 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 0
Oscar Nominations: 1
BAFTA Awards: 1 (1 for Writing)
BAFTA Nominations: 3 (1 for Writing)
Golden Globes: 0
Golden Globe Nominations: 0

Greatest Performances:

"Prick Up Your Ears" - Level of Difficulty - 4.5 Stars
"Leon: The Professional" - Level of Difficulty - 4.8 Stars
"Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Edward Norton
Actor, Fight Club
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 James Rouse...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.7 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.7 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.7 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 0
Oscar Nominations: 3
BAFTA Awards: 0
BAFTA Nominations: 2
Golden Globes: 1
Golden Globe Nominations: 2

Greatest Performances:

"Primal Fear" - Level of Difficulty - 4.8 Stars
"American History X" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars
"Everyone Says I Love You" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Robert Downey Jr.
Actor, The Avengers
Robert Downey Jr. has evolved into one of the most respected actors in Hollywood. With an amazing list of credits to his name, he has managed to stay new and fresh even after over four decades in the business. Downey was born April 4, 1965 in Manhattan, New York, the son of writer, director and filmographer Robert Downey Sr. and actress Elsie Downey (née Elsie Ann Ford)...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.7 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.7 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.7 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 0
Oscar Nominations: 2
BAFTA Awards: 1
BAFTA Nominations: 2
Golden Globes: 3
Golden Globe Nominations: 5

Greatest Performances:

"Chaplin" - Level of Difficulty - 4.8 Stars
"Tropic Thunder" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars
"Sherlock Homes" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Brad Pitt
Actor, Inglourious Basterds
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. However, his portrayals of Billy Beane in Moneyball, and Rusty Ryan in the remake of Ocean's Eleven and its sequels, also loom large in his filmography...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.7 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.7 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.6 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 1 (Producing)
Oscar Nominations: 6 (3 for Producing)
BAFTA Awards: 1 (Producing)
BAFTA Nominations: 5 (2 for Producing)
Golden Globes: 1
Golden Globe Nominations: 5

Greatest Performances:

"Moneyball" - Level of Difficulty - 4.4 Stars
"Twelve Monkeys" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars
"The Curious Case...Benjamin Button" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Tom Cruise
Actor, Top Gun
In 1976, if you had told fourteen year-old Franciscan seminary student Thomas Cruise Mapother IV that one day in the not too distant future he would become Tom Cruise, one of the top 100 movie stars of all time, he would have probably grinned and told you that his ambition was to join the priesthood...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.7 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.6 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.6 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 0
Oscar Nominations: 0
BAFTA Awards: 0
BAFTA Nominations: 0
Golden Globes: 0
Golden Globe Nominations: 0

Greatest Performances:

"Magnolia" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars
"Jerry Maguire" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars
"Born on the Fourth of July" - Level of Difficulty - 4.8 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Matt Damon
Actor, The Bourne Identity
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 named Kyle who is now a sculptor. His father is of English and Scottish descent...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.7 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.6 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.7 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 1 (Writing)
Oscar Nominations: 5 (2 for Producing/Writing)
BAFTA Awards: 0
BAFTA Nominations: 3 (1 for Producing)
Golden Globes: 2
Golden Globe Nominations: 7 (1 for Writing)

Greatest Performances:

"Invictus" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars
"Good Will Hunting" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars
"The Talented Mr. Ripley" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Don Cheadle
Actor, Hotel Rwanda
Donald Frank Cheadle was born in Kansas City, Missouri on November 29, 1964. His childhood found him moving from city to city with his family: mother Bettye (North), a teacher, father Donald Frank Cheadle, Sr., a clinical psychologist, sister Dawn, and brother Colin. After graduating high school in Denver...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.6 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.5 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.5 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 0
Oscar Nominations: 1
BAFTA Awards: 0
BAFTA Nominations: 2
Golden Globes: 2
Golden Globe Nominations: 3

Greatest Performances:

"The Rat Pack" - Level of Difficulty - 4.4 Stars
"House of Lies" - Level of Difficulty - 4.5 Stars
"Hotel Rwanda" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Liam Neeson
Actor, Schindler's List
Liam Neeson was born on June 7, 1952 in Ballymena, Northern Ireland, UK, to Katherine (Brown), a cook, and Bernard Neeson, a school caretaker. Liam worked as a forklift operator for Guinness, truck driver, assistant architect and an amateur boxer. He had originally sought a career as a teacher by attending St...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.6 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.5 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.6 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 0
Oscar Nominations: 1
BAFTA Awards: 0
BAFTA Nominations: 1
Golden Globes: 0
Golden Globe Nominations: 3

Greatest Performances:

"Kinsey" - Level of Difficulty - 4.5 Stars
"Michael Collins" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars
"Schindler's List" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Mel Gibson
Actor, Braveheart
Mel Columcille Gerard Gibson was born January 3, 1956 in Peekskill, New York, USA, as the sixth of eleven children of Hutton Gibson, a railroad brakeman, and Anne Patricia (Reilly) Gibson (who died in December of 1990). His mother was Irish, from County Longford, while his American-born father is of mostly Irish descent...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.6 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.5 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.6 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 2 (Directing/Producing)
Oscar Nominations: 3 (Directing/Producing)
BAFTA Awards: 0
BAFTA Nominations: 2 (Directing/Producing)
Golden Globes: 1 (Directing)
Golden Globe Nominations: 4 (2 for Directing)

Greatest Performances:

"Ransom" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars
"Braveheart" - Level of Difficulty - 4.5 Stars
"What Women Want" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Harrison Ford
Actor, Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
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 immigrants from Minsk, Belarus...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.5 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.3 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.4 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 0
Oscar Nominations: 1
BAFTA Awards: 0
BAFTA Nominations: 1
Golden Globes: 0
Golden Globe Nominations: 4

Greatest Performances:

"Witness" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars
"Star Wars" - Level of Difficulty - 4.3 Stars
"The Fugitive" - Level of Difficulty - 4.4 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Michael Douglas
Actor, The Game
An actor with over forty years of experience in theatre, film, and television, Michael Douglas branched out into independent feature production in 1975 with the Academy Award-winning One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. Since then, as a producer and as an actor-producer, he has shown an uncanny knack for choosing projects that reflect changing trends and public concerns...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.6 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.5 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.5 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 2 (1 for Producing)
Oscar Nominations: 2 (1 for Producing)
BAFTA Awards: 0
BAFTA Nominations: 2
Golden Globes: 1
Golden Globe Nominations: 7

Greatest Performances:

"Wall Street" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars
"Wonder Boys" - Level of Difficulty - 4.5 Stars
"Fatal Attraction" - Level of Difficulty - 4.4 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Woody Allen
Writer, Annie Hall
Woody Allen was born Allan Stewart Konigsberg on December 1, 1935 in Brooklyn, New York, to Nettie (Cherrie), a bookkeeper, and Martin Konigsberg, a waiter and jewellery engraver. His father was of Russian Jewish descent, and his maternal grandparents were Austrian Jewish immigrants. As a young boy...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.6 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.5 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.6 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 4 (Directing/Writing/Producing)
Oscar Nominations: 24 (1 for Acting)
BAFTA Awards: 9 (Directing/Writing/Producing)
BAFTA Nominations: 23 (2 for Acting)
Golden Globes: 2 (Writing)
Golden Globe Nominations: 13 (1 for Acting)

Greatest Performances:

"Annie Hall" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars
"Manhattan" - Level of Difficulty - 4.5 Stars
"Take the Money and Run" - Level of Difficulty - 4.3 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Steve McQueen
Actor, The Great Escape
He was the ultra-cool male film star of the 1960s, and rose from a troubled youth spent in reform schools to being the world's most popular actor. Over 25 years after his untimely death from mesothelioma in 1980, Steve McQueen is still considered hip and cool, and he endures as an icon of popular culture...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.6 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.5 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.6 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 0
Oscar Nominations: 1
BAFTA Awards: 0
BAFTA Nominations: 0
Golden Globes: 0
Golden Globe Nominations: 4

Greatest Performances:

"Papillon" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars
"The Sand Pebbles" - Level of Difficulty - 4.5 Stars
"Love with the Proper Stranger" - Level of Difficulty - 4.2 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Orson Welles
Actor, Citizen Kane
His father was a well-to-do inventor, his mother a beautiful concert pianist; Orson Welles was gifted in many arts (magic, piano, painting) as a child. When his mother died (he was nine) he traveled the world with his father. When his father died (he was fifteen) he became the ward of Chicago's Dr. Maurice Bernstein...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.6 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.6 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.7 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 0
Oscar Nominations: 1 (For Acting)
BAFTA Awards: 0
BAFTA Nominations: 1 (For Acting)
Golden Globes: 1 (For Acting)
Golden Globe Nominations: 3 (For Acting)

Greatest Performances:

"Butterfly" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars
"Citizen Kane" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars
"Chimes at Midnight" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Robert Redford
Actor, The Sting
Charles Robert Redford, Jr. was born on August 18, 1936, in Santa Monica, California, to Martha (Hart), from Texas, and Charles Robert Redford, an accountant for Standard Oil, who was originally from Connecticut. He is of English, Scottish, Cornish, and Irish ancestry. Robert's mother died in 1955, the year after he graduated from high school...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.4 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.2 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.3 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 1 (Directing)
Oscar Nominations: 4 (3 for Directing)
BAFTA Awards: 3
BAFTA Nominations: 4 (1 for Directing)
Golden Globes: 2 (1 for Directing)
Golden Globe Nominations: 5 (4 for Directing)

Greatest Performances:

"The String" - Level of Difficulty - 4.4 Stars
"Downhill Racer" - Level of Difficulty - 4.4 Stars
"Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here" - Level of Difficulty - 4.2 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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James Dean
Actor, Rebel Without a Cause
James Byron Dean was born February 8, 1931 in Marion, Indiana, to Mildred Marie (Wilson) and Winton A. Dean, a farmer turned dental technician. His mother died when Dean was nine, and he was subsequently raised on a farm by his aunt and uncle in Fairmount, Indiana. After grade school, he moved to New York to pursue his dream of acting...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.6 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.4 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.5 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 0
Oscar Nominations: 2
BAFTA Awards: 0
BAFTA Nominations: 2
Golden Globes: 0
Golden Globe Nominations: 0

Greatest Performances:

"Giant" - Level of Difficulty - 4.5 Stars
"East of Eden" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars
"Rebel Without a Cause" - Level of Difficulty - 4.5 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Charlton Heston
Actor, Ben-Hur
With features chiseled in stone, and renowned for playing a long list of historical figures, particularly in Biblical epics, the tall, well built and ruggedly handsome Charlton Heston was one of Hollywood's greatest leading men and remained active in front of movie cameras for over sixty years. As a Hollywood star...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.5 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.4 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.5 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 1
Oscar Nominations: 1
BAFTA Awards: 0
BAFTA Nominations: 0
Golden Globes: 0
Golden Globe Nominations: 3

Greatest Performances:

"Ben-Hur" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars
"The Ten Commandments" - Level of Difficulty - 4.5 Stars
"The Pigeon That Took Rome" - Level of Difficulty - 4.4 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Gene Kelly
Actor, Singin' in the Rain
Eugene Curran Kelly was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the third son of Harriet Catherine (Curran) and James Patrick Joseph Kelly, a phonograph salesman. His father was of Irish descent and his mother was of Irish and German ancestry. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer was the largest and most powerful studio in Hollywood when Gene Kelly arrived in town in 1941...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.6 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.5 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.7 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 0
Oscar Nominations: 1
BAFTA Awards: 0
BAFTA Nominations: 0
Golden Globes: 0
Golden Globe Nominations: 2

Greatest Performances:

"Hello, Dolly!" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars
"Anchors Aweigh" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars
"An American in Paris" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Robert Mitchum
Actor, The Night of the Hunter
Robert Mitchum was an underrated American leading man of enormous ability, who sublimated his talents beneath an air of disinterest. He was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, to Ann Harriet (Gunderson), a Norwegian immigrant, and James Thomas Mitchum, a shipyard/railroad worker. His father died in a train accident when he was two...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.6 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.5 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.5 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 0
Oscar Nominations: 1
BAFTA Awards: 0
BAFTA Nominations: 1
Golden Globes: 0
Golden Globe Nominations: 0

Greatest Performances:

"Story of G.I. Joe" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars
"The Longest Day" - Level of Difficulty - 4.4 Stars
"Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison" - Level of Difficulty - 4.5 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Bill Murray
Actor, Groundhog Day
Bill Murray is an American actor, comedian, and writer. The fifth of nine children, he was born William James Murray in Wilmette, Illinois, to Lucille (Collins), a mailroom clerk, and Edward Joseph Murray II, who sold lumber. He is of Irish descent. Among his siblings are actors Brian Doyle-Murray, Joel Murray...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.7 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.5 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.6 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 0
Oscar Nominations: 1
BAFTA Awards: 1
BAFTA Nominations: 1
Golden Globes: 1
Golden Globe Nominations: 4

Greatest Performances:

"Rushmore" - Level of Difficulty - 4.5 Stars
"Lost in Translation" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars
"Hyde Park on Hudson" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Jim Carrey
Actor, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Jim Carrey, Canadian-born and a U.S. citizen since 2004, is an actor and producer famous for his rubbery body movements and flexible facial expressions. The two-time Golden Globe-winner rose to fame as a cast member of the Fox sketch comedy In Living Color but leading roles in Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, Dumb & Dumber and The Mask established him as a bankable comedy actor...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.8 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.8 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.7 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

AMC Awards: 0
AMC Nominations: 4
BAFTA Awards: 0
BAFTA Nominations: 1
Golden Globes: 2
Golden Globe Nominations: 6

Greatest Performances:

"Man on the Moon" - Level of Difficulty - 4.8 Stars
"The Truman Show" - Level of Difficulty - 4.8 Stars
"Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" - Level of Difficulty - 4.9 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Hugh Jackman
Actor, The Prestige
Hugh Michael Jackman is an Australian actor, singer, multi-instrumentalist, dancer and producer. Jackman has won international recognition for his roles in major films, notably as superhero, period, and romance characters. He is best known for his long-running role as Wolverine in the X-Men film series...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.8 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.8 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.9 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 0
Oscar Nominations: 1
BAFTA Awards: 0
BAFTA Nominations: 1
Golden Globes: 1
Golden Globe Nominations: 2

Greatest Performances:

"The Fountain" - Level of Difficulty - 4.8 Stars
"Les Miserables" - Level of Difficulty - 4.9 Stars
"Kate & Leopold" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Will Smith
Actor, Men in Black
Willard Carroll "Will" Smith, Jr. (born September 25, 1968) is an American actor, comedian, producer, rapper, and songwriter. He has enjoyed success in television, film, and music. In April 2007, Newsweek called him "the most powerful actor in Hollywood". Smith has been nominated for five Golden Globe Awards, two Academy Awards, and has won four Grammy Awards...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.7 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.6 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.6 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 0
Oscar Nominations: 2
BAFTA Awards: 0
BAFTA Nominations: 0
Golden Globes: 0
Golden Globe Nominations: 5

Greatest Performances:

"Ali" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars
"Concussion" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars
"The Pursuit of Happiness" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Martin Sheen
Actor, Apocalypse Now
Multiple Emmy- and Golden Globe-winner Martin Sheen is one of America's most celebrated, colorful, and accomplished actors. Moving flawlessly between artistic mediums, Sheen's acting range is striking. Sheen was born Ramón Antonio Gerard Estevez in Dayton, Ohio, to Mary-Ann (Phelan), an Irish immigrant (from Borrisokane...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.6 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.6 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.7 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 0
Oscar Nominations: 0
BAFTA Awards: 0
BAFTA Nominations: 2
Golden Globes: 1
Golden Globe Nominations: 8

Greatest Performances:

"Kennedy" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars
"Apocalypse Now" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars
"The Subject Wad Roses" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Alan Rickman
Actor, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
Alan Rickman was born on a council estate in Acton, West London, to Margaret Doreen Rose (Bartlett) and Bernard Rickman, who worked at a factory. He had English, Irish, and Welsh ancestry. Alan had an older brother David, a younger brother Michael and a younger sister Sheila. When Alan was 8 years old...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.6 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.7 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.7 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 0
Oscar Nominations: 0
BAFTA Awards: 1
BAFTA Nominations: 4
Golden Globes: 1
Golden Globe Nominations: 1

Greatest Performances:

"Michael Collins" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars
"Truly Madly Deeply" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars
"Sense and Sensibility" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Edward G. Robinson
Actor, Double Indemnity
Edward G. Robinson arrived in the United States at age ten, and his family moved into New York's Lower East Side. He took up acting while attending City College, abandoning plans to become a rabbi or lawyer. The American Academy of Dramatic Arts awarded him a scholarship, and he began work in stock...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.6 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.2 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.4 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 1 (Hon.)
Oscar Nominations: 1 (Hon.)
BAFTA Awards: 0
BAFTA Nominations: 0
Golden Globes: 0
Golden Globe Nominations: 0

Greatest Performances:

"Little Caesar" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars
"Scarlett Street" - Level of Difficulty - 4.3 Stars
"Double Indemnity" - Level of Difficulty - 4.5 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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John Goodman
Actor, Monsters, Inc.
John Stephen Goodman is a U.S. film, television, and stage actor. He was born in St. Louis, Missouri, to Virginia Roos (Loosmore), a waitress and saleswoman, and Leslie Francis Goodman, a postal worker who died when John was a small child. He is of English, Welsh, and German ancestry. John is best known for his role as Dan Conner on the television series Roseanne...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.6 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.5 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.6 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 0
Oscar Nominations: 0
BAFTA Awards: 0
BAFTA Nominations: 0
Golden Globes: 1
Golden Globe Nominations: 5

Greatest Performances:

"Flight" - Level of Difficulty - 4.5 Stars
"Barton Fink" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars
"The Big Lebowski" - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55

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Buster Keaton
Actor, The General
Joseph Frank Keaton was born on October 4, 1895 in Piqua, Kansas, to Joe Keaton and Myra Keaton. Joe and Myra were Vaudevillian comedians with a popular, ever-changing variety act, giving Keaton an eclectic and interesting upbringing. In the earliest days on stage, they traveled with a medicine show that included family friend...
“ Acting Abilities:

Acting Skill - 4.6 Stars
Overall Versatility - 4.6 Stars
Role Transformation - 4.8 Stars

Awards & Nominations:

Oscars: 0
Oscar Nominations: 0
BAFTA Awards: 0
BAFTA Nominations: 0
Golden Globes: 0
Golden Globe Nominations: 0

Greatest Performances:

"Sherlock Jr." - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars
"The General" - Level of Difficulty - 4.7 Stars
"Steamboat Bill, Jr." - Level of Difficulty - 4.6 Stars ” - ChrisWalczyk55




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