Tom Hanks is a great actor. He has acomplised what many have not. He can take the role of character and become a part of that character. From his first role he has been an great actor. All of his roles are a work of art. And as a human he is a great person. Tom Hanks is very intelligent person. His roles are amazing.
DiCaprio’s mum decided to call him Leonardo because when she was pregnant with him, he kicked for the first time when she was in an Italian museum looking at a Leonardo da Vinci painting. But it was once suggested to him that he change his name because an agent said it “was too ethnic” and he “wouldn’t get as many jobs”.
Depp has been nominated for major acting awards, including three nominations for Academy Award for Best Actor. Depp won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role for The Curse of the Black Pearl.
Who Is Denzel Washington? -Born the son of a Pentecostal minister and a beauty salon owner in New York, Denzel’s parents probably never imagined that their son would grow up to become one of the most recognizable Hollywood actors, writers, and producers of all time.
Morgan Freeman (born June 1, 1937) is an American actor, producer, and narrator. Freeman won an Academy Award in 2005 for Best Supporting Actor with Million Dollar Baby (2004), and he has received Oscar nominations for his performances in Street Smart (1987), Driving Miss Daisy (1989), The Shawshank Redemption (1994), and Invictus (2009).
— Ben Stiller, The 2008 Time 100, entry No. 60, "Robert Downey Jr." In 2007, Downey was cast as the title character in the film Iron Man, with director Jon Favreau explaining the choice by stating: "Downey wasn't the most obvious choice, but he understood what makes the character tick.
Robert Anthony De Niro Jr. August 17, 1943 (age 74) New York City, New York, U.S. Residence: Gardiner, New York, U.S. Occupation: Actor, producer, director: Years active: 1963–present: Notable work: Filmography: Spouse(s) Diahnne Abbott (m. 1976; div. 1988) Grace Hightower (m. 1997) Children: 6, including Drena De Niro: Parent(s) Robert De Niro Sr.
Christian Charles Philip Bale (born 30 January 1974) is an English actor and producer. He has starred both in blockbuster films and smaller projects from independent producers and art houses. Born in Haverfordwest, Wales, to English parents, he first caught the public eye at the age of 13, when he was cast in the starring role of Steven Spielberg's Empire of the Sun (1987).
In 2010, Matt Damon narrated the documentary film Inside Job about the part played by financial deregulation in the late-2000s financial crisis. On March 13, 2018, Matt Damon and Ben Affleck announced they will adopt the Inclusion rider agreement in all their future production deals through their Pearl Street Films.
Interviewed by James Lipton for Inside the Actors Studio, Neeson said Mirren was instrumental in his getting an agent. Neeson met his future wife, actress Natasha Richardson, while performing in a revival of the play Anna Christie on Broadway in 1993. They married on 3 July 1994.
A method actor and former student of the HB Studio and the Actors Studio in New York City, where he was taught by Charlie Laughton and Lee Strasberg, Pacino made his feature film debut with a minor role in Me, Natalie (1969) and gained favorable notices for his lead role as a heroin addict in The Panic in Needle Park (1971).
Samuel L. Jackson is one of them. He earned his recognition by appearing in roughly 71,094,871,634 films during the 1990s and by being, hands down, the only actor of any ethnicity you want to hear say “motherfucker.” So distinguished he is in name and voice, that no one should mistake him for someone else.
Sir Philip Anthony Hopkins CBE (born 31 December 1937) is a Welsh actor, widely considered to be one of the world's greatest living actors. He won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1992, and was nominated another three times. Along with his Academy Award, Hopkins has won three BAFTA Awards, two Emmys, and the Cecil B. DeMille Award.
In 2001, Crowe's portrayal of mathematician and Nobel Prize winner John F. Nash in the biopic A Beautiful Mind brought him numerous awards, including a BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture Drama and a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role.
Kevin Spacey has been accused of a sexual advance in 1986 on actor Anthony Rapp, who was 14 at the time. Photograph: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images H ollywood has a “rampant” and “pervasive” problem of men sexually abusing boys and young men, according to actors and lawyers who are speaking up about misconduct and harassment in the wake of an allegation against actor Kevin Spacey.
Canadian actor Ryan Gosling is the first person born in the 1980s to have been nominated for the Best Actor Oscar (for Half Nelson (2006)). He was born Ryan Thomas Gosling on November 12, 1980, in London, Ontario, Canada. He is the son of Donna (Wilson), a secretary, and Thomas Ray Gosling, a traveling salesman.
Hollywood’s highest-paid actors continue to out-earn their female counterparts: The top 10 actors banked a cumulative $488.5 million–nearly three times the $172.5 million combined total of the 10 top-earning women. While only three actresses made more than $20 million in 12 months, 16 actors broached the mark.
Dustin Hoffman received Kennedy Center Honors in 2012, with the following commendation: "Dustin Hoffman's unyielding commitment to the wide variety of roles he plays has made him one of the most versatile and iconoclastic actors of this or any other generation".
Laurence Kerr Olivier, Baron Olivier, OM (22 May 1907 – 11 July 1989) was an English actor, director, and producer. He was one of the most famous and revered British actors of the 20th century, along with his contemporaries Sir John Gielgud, Dame Peggy Ashcroft, Sir Ralph Richardson.
Heath Andrew Ledger (4 April 1979 – 22 January 2008) was an Australian actor and director. After performing roles in several Australian television and film productions during the 1990s, Ledger left for the United States in 1998 to further develop his film career.
Edward Harrison Norton (born August 18, 1969) is an American actor and filmmaker. He has been nominated for three Academy Awards for his work in the films Primal Fear (1996), American History X (1998) and Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014).
Joaquín Rafael Phoenix (/ ˌ hw ɑː ˈ k iː n /; né Bottom; born October 28, 1974) is an American actor, producer, and activist. For his work as an actor, Phoenix has received a Grammy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and has three Academy Awards and British Academy Film Award nominations.
Cary Grant (born Archibald Alec Leach; January 18, 1904 – November 29, 1986) was an English-American actor, known as one of classic Hollywood's definitive leading men. He began a career in Hollywood in the early 1930s, and became known for his transatlantic accent, debonair demeanor, light-hearted approach to acting, and sense of comic timing.
Dwayne Douglas Johnson (born May 2, 1972), also known by his ring name The Rock, is an American actor, producer, and semi-retired professional wrestler. Johnson was a college football player for the University of Miami, where he won a national championship on the 1991 Miami Hurricanes team.
Gyllenhaal received further recognition for roles in Zodiac (2007), Brothers (2009), Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010), Love & Other Drugs (2010), for which he was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy, Source Code (2011), End of Watch (2012), Prisoners and Enemy (both 2013), Nightcrawler (2014), Southpaw (2015), and Nocturnal Animals (2016), for which he was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role.
Robert Selden Duvall (/ d uː ˈ v ɔː l /; born January 5, 1931) is an American actor and filmmaker. He has been nominated for seven Academy Awards (winning for his performance in Tender Mercies), seven Golden Globes (winning four), and has multiple nominations and one win each of the BAFTA, Screen Actors Guild Award, and Emmy Award.
Mel Gibson has credited his directors, particularly George Miller, Peter Weir, and Richard Donner, with teaching him the craft of filmmaking and influencing him as a director. According to Robert Downey, Jr., studio executives encouraged Gibson in 1989 to try directing, an idea he rebuffed at the time.
Sean Connery had been a bodybuilder, model and chorus boy before moving on to repertory, TV and film work in the 1950s. Having dropped out of school at age 13, he spent much of his free time in libraries as he traveled about performing in plays. Connery beat out many far bigger (and more expensive) names to play Ian Fleming's superspy James Bond in "Dr. No" (1962), which made him a major 60s ...
Adam Richard Sandler (born September 9, 1966) is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter, film producer, and musician. After becoming a Saturday Night Live cast member, Sandler went on to star in many Hollywood feature films that combined have grossed over $2 billion at the box office.
Ben Affleck didn’t feel like a true thespian until he locked lips with another guy, according to Kevin Smith. Smith, Affleck’s director in 1997’s “Chasing Amy,” screened the movie for its 20th anniversary on Saturday at the Outfest film festival in Los Angeles, where he dished on Affleck kissing Jason Lee onscreen.