10 Favorite Actors

August 30, 2009 at 9:39 pm (Uncategorized)

And their great performances.

Honorable Mention: Michael C. Hall


Not enough performances to get him on the list, but his performances on Dexter and Six Feet Under are among the best I’ve ever seen.

Jeremy Irons


Dead Ringers, Brideshead Revisited, The French Lieutenant’s Woman, Reversal of Fortune, The Mission, Lolita, Elizabeth I, The Merchant of Venice, Inland Empire

John Malkovich


Being John Malkovich, Dangerous Liaisons, Time Regained, Burn After Reading, Shadow of the Vampire, The Killing Fields, The Sheltering Sky

Klaus Kinski


Nosferatu the Vampyre, Fitzcarraldo, Aguirre the Wrath of God, Cobra Verde, Kinski Paganini, The Great Silence

Brad Pitt


The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, Inglourious Basterds, Fight Club, 12 Monkeys, Burn After Reading, Interview with the Vampire

Tony Leung

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In the Mood for Love, 2046, Lust Caution, Happy Together, Infernal Affairs, Hero, Chungking Express

Marcello Mastroianni


8 1/2, La Dolce Vita, Divorce Italian Style, Big Deal on Madonna Street, La Notte, Ginger and Fred, Le Notti Bianche

Marlon Brando

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The Godfather, Apocalypse Now, A Streetcar Named Desire, The Wild One, On the Waterfront

Daniel Day-Lewis


There Will Be Blood, Gangs of New York, My Left Foot, The Last of the Mohicans, The Age of Innocence, A Room with a View, In the Name of the Father, The Crucible

Johnny Depp

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Dead Man, Ed Wood, Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl, Edward Scissorhands, Sweeney Todd, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, The Libertine, Benny & Joon

Ralph Fiennes

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The English Patient, Schindler’s List, The Constant Gardener, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, In Bruges, The Duchess, Spider, Red Dragon, Wuthering Heights


1 Comment

  1. brightside2009 said,

    Major props for including Irons, Kinski and Mastroianni.

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