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30 Actors

by Tom JF
A list of 30 of my favourite screen actors. BORIS KARLOFF (1887-1969) Frankenstein (1931) The Body Snatcher (1945) Targets (1968) CONRAD VEIDT (1893-1943) The Cabinet of Dr Caligari (1919) The Man Who Laughs (1928) Casablanca (1942) HUMPHREY BOGART (1899 – 1957) The Maltese Falcon (1941) The Big Sleep (1946) The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948) TAKASHI SHIMURA (1905-1982) Drunken Angel (1948) Ikiru (1952) The Seven Samurai (1954) JOHN WAYNE (1907 – 1979) Stagecoach (1939) The Searchers (1956) Rio Bravo (1959) ALEC GUINNESS (1914-2000) Oliver Twist (1948) The Card (1952) The Ladykillers (1955) EDMOND O’BRIEN (1915 – 1985) White Heat… Read more

A list of 30 of my favourite screen actors.

BORIS KARLOFF (1887-1969)
Frankenstein (1931)
The Body Snatcher (1945)
Targets (1968)

CONRAD VEIDT (1893-1943)
The Cabinet of Dr Caligari (1919)
The Man Who Laughs (1928)
Casablanca (1942)

HUMPHREY BOGART (1899 – 1957)
The Maltese Falcon (1941)
The Big Sleep (1946)
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)

TAKASHI SHIMURA (1905-1982)
Drunken Angel (1948)
Ikiru (1952)
The Seven Samurai (1954)

JOHN WAYNE (1907 – 1979)
Stagecoach (1939)
The Searchers (1956)
Rio Bravo (1959)

ALEC GUINNESS (1914-2000)
Oliver Twist (1948)
The Card (1952)
The Ladykillers (1955)

EDMOND O’BRIEN (1915 – 1985)
White Heat (1949)
The Hitch-Hiker (1953)
The Wild Bunch (1969)

ORSON WELLES (1915 – 1985)
Macbeth (1948)
The Third Man (1949)
A Touch of Evil (1958)

STERLING HAYDEN (1916 – 1986)
The Asphalt Jungle (1950)
Dr Strangelove (1964)
The Long Goodbye (1973)

ROBERT MITCHUM (1917 – 1997)
Out of the Past (1947)
Night of the Hunter (1955)
Dead Man (1995)

TOSHIRO MIFUNE (1920 – 1997)
Stray Dog (1949)
Yojimbo (1961)
Samurai Rebellion (1967)

LEE MARVIN (1924 – 1987)
The Dirty Dozen (1967)
Point Blank (1967)
The Big Red One (1980)

KLAUS KINSKI (1926 – 1991)
The Great Silence (1967)
Aguirre – The Wrath of God (1972)
Fitzcarraldo (1982)

HARRY DEAN STANTON (b.1926)
Alien (1979)
Paris, Texas (1984)
Repo Man (1984)

FREDDIE JONES (b.1927)
The Elephant Man (1980)
And the Ship the Sailed On (1983)
Dune (1984)

WARREN OATES (1928 – 1982)
Badlands (1973)
Cockfighter (1974)
Bring me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (1974)

GENE HACKMAN (b.1930)
The French Connection (1971)
Night Moves (1975)
Heist (2001)

MICHAEL CAINE (b.1933)
The Ipcress File (1965)
Get Carter (1971)
Batman Begins (2005)

JACK NICHOLSON (b.1937)
The Last Detail (1968)
The Shining (1980)
About Schmidt (2002)

HARVEY KEITEL (b.1939)
Mean Streets (1973)
Bad Timing (1980)
The Bad Lieutenant (1992)

YAPHET KOTTO (b.1939)
Bone (1972)
Across 110th Street (1972)
Blue Collar (1978)

JOHN HURT (b. 1940)
1984 (1984)
The Hit (1984)
The Proposition (2005)

AL PACINO (b.1940)
The Godfather (1972)
Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
Heat (1995)

CHRISTOPHER WALKEN (b.1943)
Heaven’s Gate (1980)
The Dead Zone (1983)
The King of New York (1990)

BEAT TAKESHI (b.1947)
Violent Cop (1989)
Fireworks (1997)
Battle Royale (2000)

JEFF BRIDGES (b.1949)
Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974)
The Big Lebowski (1998)
True Grit (2010)

BRAD DOURIF (b.1950)
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975)
Wise Blood (1979)
The Exorcist III (1990)

BILL MURRAY (b.1950)
Ghostbusters (1984)
Groundhog Day (1993)
Rushmore (1998)

CHOW YUN FAT (b.1955)
City on Fire (1987)
Hard Boiled (1992)
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)

GARY OLDMAN (b.1958)
Sid and Nancy (1986)
Leon (1994)
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy (2011)

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