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The Actor Review Index –

Pictured in: Arrival

Named one of 100 most influential people by Time magazine in 2014 and is among the highest-paid actresses in the world.

Amy Adams

Pictured in: Death Race

One of the New York theater world's most honored actresses and a winner of every major prize for her work on Broadway and off.

Joan Allen

Pictured in: Galaxy Quest

Hugely successful stand-up comic, actor, and author, who at one time had the #1 TV series, movie, and best-selling book in the country.

Tim Allen

Pictured in: Mary Poppins

Beloved star of such classics as The Sound of Music and Mary Poppins; gifted with an astounding 4-octave singing voice.

Julie Andrews

Pictured in: Rendition

Academy Award-winning actor (for Little Miss Sunshine) and acclaimed director, producer, author, singer and composer.

Alan Arkin

Pictured in: Driving Miss Daisy

Fast-talking original member of the "Not Ready for Prime Time Players" on Saturday Night Live (1975–1979).

Dan Aykroyd

Pictured in: Black Mass

Prolific film and TV actor and famous for the concept of interconnectedness via the game "Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon".

Kevin Bacon

Pictured in: Knight of Cups

Renowned for his ability to physically transform himself in service of disappearing into his character.

Christian Bale

Pictured in: Santa Clarita Diet

First melted filmgoers' hearts at the age of 6 in Steven Spielberg's beloved blockbuster E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial.

Drew Barrymore

Pictured in: Black November

One-time Breck Girl model who made her mark in Hollywood as Vicki Vale in the blockbuster hit Batman.

Kim Basinger

Pictured in: Feud

Multi-talented southern actress who rose from cashier and waitressing stints to acclaimed star of such films as Misery and Titanic.

Kathy Bates

Pictured in: Danny Collins

Four-time Academy Award nominee for The Grifters, American Beauty, Being Julia, and The Kids Are All Right.

Annette Bening

Pictured in: Kidnap

Her combination of looks, talent, and tenacity propelled her from beauty pageant queen phenom to acclaimed actress.

Halle Berry

Pictured in: Gulliver's Travels

Actor, musician, and cult idol; known for both his flamboyant film characters and as one of the driving forces of Tenacious D.

Jack Black

Pictured in: Easy Virtue

Rose to fame as the wholesome preacher's daughter on the WB's longest-running family drama, 7th Heaven.

Jessica Biel

Pictured in: Carol

Regal and elegant, she ascended to the ranks of Hollywood stardom with her Academy Award-nominated turn as Queen Elizabeth.

Cate Blanchett

Pictured in: Wild Wild West

The best-known Shakespearean actor of the late 20th century, he began his career in London's Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts.

Kenneth Branagh

Pictured in: A Place at the Table

He made his film debut as an infant in the arms of his real mother Dorothy, in the 1950 melodrama The Company She Keeps.

Jeff Bridges

Pictured in: Stone Barn Castle

Youngest-ever Best Actor Oscar winner, for his performance in Roman Polanski's The Pianist at the age of 29.

Adrien Brody

Pictured in: Our Brand is Crisis

Has won over filmgoers and critics alike with her wholesome, buoyant portrayals of ordinary women in extraordinary circumstances.

Sandra Bullock

Pictured in: Lords of War

As the nephew of filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola, Cage altered his last name to avoid accusations of nepotism

Nicolas Cage

Pictured in: Youth

British icon in the 1960s, leading action star in the late '70s, and knighted in 1993, Michael Caine has built an amazing career.

Michael Caine

Pictured in: Seeking a Friend for the End of the World

Offbeat, off-kilter, outlandish actor with a strangely childish comic persona, enhanced by deceptively straight-laced looks.

Steve Carell

Pictured in: The Forbidden Kingdom

One of the most popular film stars in the world, he came from an impoverished Hong Kong family.

Jackie Chan

Pictured in: Miles Ahead

Acclaimed character actor of stage, screen, and television, he often steals the scenes in which he appears.

Don Cheadle

Pictured in: Burlesque

Born into a lower-income California family, she escaped poverty by entering show business as a go-go dancer at the age of 16.


Pictured in: Silverado

One of Britain's best-known actors, writers, and comedians, he is most famous for his work with Monty Python.

John Cleese

Pictured in: Intolerable Cruelty

This son of journalist Nick Clooney and nephew of singer Rosemary Clooney has always had show business in his blood.

George Clooney

Pictured in: Hulk

Brainy and beautiful, she won a Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her role in A Beautiful Mind.

Jennifer Connelly

Pictured in: Never Say Never Again

Truly a Superstar of Superstars, he was born into a middle-class Scottish family in the first year of the worldwide Depression.

Sean Connery

Pictured in: The Tempest

After spending his youth on his father's cattle ranch, it's not surprising that he often plays cowboys and ranchers.

Chris Cooper

Pictured in: Inception

Earthy and modern, with the glamorous aura of a silent-era film starlet, she has achieved fame in her home country of France.

Marion Cotillard

Pictured in: Skyfall

One of the Britain's most famous stars, he waited tables as a struggling teenage actor, and went on to star as James Bond.

Daniel Craig

Pictured in: A Good Year

This Oscar winner is equally at home in tough guy roles such as L.A. Confidential (1997) and gentler roles such as Proof (1991).

Russell Crowe

Pictured in: The Counselor

Studied ballet at Spain's Real Conservatorio Superior de Música de Madrid and volunteered at Mother Theresa's mission in Calcutta.

Penelope Cruz

Pictured in: Scream Queens

The daughter of film stars Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh, she launched her film career as a "scream queen" in horror movies.

Jamie Lee Curtis

Pictured in: Love and Mercy

The son of actor Richard Cusack and brother of actress Joan Cusack, he started his career at the age of 8.

John Cusack

Pictured in: John Wick

Known for playing darkly eccentric characters, he's one of the screen's more provocative, distinctive, and engaging actors.

Willem Dafoe

Pictured in: The Counselor

This model-turned-actress seemed to come out of nowhere in 1994 when she debuted opposite Jim Carrey in The Mask.

Cameron Diaz

Pictured in: The Martian

He went from obscure actor to Hollywood golden boy when he and Ben Affleck co-wrote and starred in Good Will Hunting.

Matt Damon

Pictured in: Homeland

Audiences have watched since 1994 as she matured from awkward teen to one of the most popular actresses of her generation.

Claire Danes

Pictured in: The Long Kiss Goodnight

This former Victoria's Secret model and MENSA member earned her place in Hollywood by playing quirky protagonists.

Geena Davis

Pictured in: Lincoln

One of the most acclaimed actors of his generation, he's won an unprecedented three Best Actor Oscars.

Daniel Day-Lewis

Pictured in: Murder on the Orient Express

One of Britain's most respected and popular actresses, her career encompasses the stage, screen, and television.

Judi Dench

Pictured in: The Libertine

A former teen idol, he survived the perils of adolescent heartthrob status to earn a reputation as a respected adult actor.

Johnny Depp

Pictured in: Throw Momma From the Train

Specializes in portraying characters who are simultaneously obnoxious jerks yet somehow, amazingly, lovable.

Danny DeVito

Pictured in: The Revenant

From relatively humble beginnings, few actors in the world have had careers as successful and diverse as his.

Leonardo DiCaprio

Pictured in: Sherlock Holmes

Hailed by many critics as one of the most brilliant and versatile actors of his generation.

Robert Downey Jr.

Pictured in: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead

One of Hollywood's most versatile, charismatic, and energetic leading men for more than 40 years.

Richard Dreyfuss

Pictured in: The Handmaid's Tale

Starting with Bonnie & Clyde, she helped usher in a new golden era in American films, appearing in many of the greatest films of the '70s.

Faye Dunaway

Pictured in: Melancholia

One of the leading actors of her generation, she made her name in teen films without becoming typecast in the teen film ghetto.

Kirsten Dunst

Pictured in: The Judge

One of Hollywood's most distinguished, popular, and versatile actors, he's able to totally immerse himself in his roles.

Robert Duvall

Pictured in: Gran Torino

With his rugged good looks and icon status, he's long been one of the few actors whose name on a marquee virtually guaranteed a hit.

Clint Eastwood

Pictured in: Gifted

Known for his superhero roles as the Marvel Comics characters Steve Rogers / Captain America in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Chris Evans

Pictured in: True Detective

One of Ireland's best rising stars, with memorable roles ranging from failing writer, to conflicted hit man, to Alexander the Great.

Colin Farrell

Pictured in: Get Hard

A member of the SNL Screen Actors Guild, he made his film debut as one of the amazingly clueless brothers in A Night at the Roxbury.

Will Ferrell

Pictured in: Lincoln

Got her start with fluffy '60s sitcoms before growing steadily into a respected and Academy Award winning actress.

Sally Field

Pictured in: Great Expectations

One of the highest profile actors in the world, he's made his indelible mark in such films as Schindler's List and the Harry Potter series.

Ralph Fiennes

Pictured in: The King's Speech

Part of the "Brit Pack" of rising, young British actors in the late '80s, his films have grossed more than $3 billion worldwide to date.

Colin Firth

Pictured in: Hannibal

Won great acclaim and an Oscar nomination for his portrayal of Ike Turner in the Tina Turner biopic What's Love Got to Do With It.

Laurence Fishburne

Pictured in: Blade Runner 2049

If he'd listened to studio heads early in his career, he'd still be a carpenter and never become one of Hollywood's most bankable stars.

Harrison Ford

Pictured in: Baby Driver

One of the most popular black comedians of the late '90s, he was born Eric Marlon Bishop in the small town of Terrell, Texas.

Jamie Foxx

Pictured in: The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor

His enviable versatility allows him to be equally convincing in comedies, dramas, and adventure films alike.

Brendan Fraser

Pictured in: Invictus

He rose to fame and a beloved place in American culture as part of the cast of the 1970s children's program The Electric Company.

Morgan Freeman

Pictured in: Billions

Anxious yet likable, this character actor is the son of Yale president and Major League Baseball commissioner A. Bartlett Giamatti.

Paul Giamatti

Pictured in: Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome

Best known as an action hero in such movies as the Lethal Weapon cop series, and the first three installments of Mad Max.

Mel Gibson

Pictured in: Jurassic Park

Tall, gangly, and oddly handsome, he's an unlikely heart throb, but for women fond of eccentric intellectuals, he fills the bill perfectly.

Jeff Goldblum

Pictured in: 10 Cloverfield Lane

With a talent as hefty as his girth, he's proven himself as both a distinguished character actor and an engaging leading man.

John Goodman

Pictured in: Harold and Maude

The daughter of a former ship captain, she knew she wanted to act after witnessing a performance by stage actress Hazel Dawn.

Ruth Gordon

Pictured in: Mr. Blanding Builds His Dream House

He escaped his humble Bristol environs and tumultuous home life by joining a troupe of acrobats, where he became a stilt-walker.

Cary Grant

Pictured in: The Rewrite

His classic good looks make him a shoo-in for romantic leads, but he's also justly famous for his comic abilities and eccentricities.

Hugh Grant

Pictured in: The Deuce

Show business and the arts run strongly in her family — her parents are filmmakers and her brother is, like her, a successful actor.

Maggie Gyllenhaal

Pictured in: The Road to Perdition

One of America's leading actors, he spent much of his childhood moving about with his father, who was an itinerant cook.

Tom Hanks

Pictured in: Out of the Furnace

Son of a convicted murderer, veteran of multiple arrests, and tireless proponent of hemp, he's colorful even by Hollywood standards.

Woody Harrelson

Pictured in: Phantom

With his sharp blue-eyed gaze and blue-collar demeanor, he has a quiet charisma and electric intensity that can erupt without warning.

Ed Harris

Pictured in: Nicholas Nickleby

Her first big screen gig, in The Princess Diaries, was also her breakthrough, and she became familiar to millions of moviegoers.

Anne Hathaway

Pictured in: In the Heart of the Sea

He was a favorite in his native country in his pre-teens, starring in Australian TV shows like Neighbours and Home and Away.

Chris Hemsworth

Pictured in: My Fair Lady

Magical screen presence and tireless crusader for children's rights, she was one of the most enduring screen icons of the 20th century.

Audrey Hepburn

Pictured in: Capote

One of the most original, versatile, and prolific actors in Hollywood, he made a name for himself playing dysfunctional characters.

Philip Seymour Hoffman

Pictured in: A Little Bit of Heaven

Daughter of Goldie Hawn, she bears a distinct resemblance to her famous mother in both looks and performance vivacity.

Kate Hudson

Pictured in: A Good Woman

A precociously talented child star, she was drawing paychecks as a TV actress from the age of ten.

Helen Hunt

Pictured in: X Men: Last Stand

A star in his native Australia thanks to his TV work, he became known in America via his role as Logan/Wolverine in the X-Men movies.

Hugh Jackman

Pictured in: Do the Right Thing

After a series of character parts in the '80s, he emerged in the '90s as one of the most prominent and respected actors in Hollywood.

Samuel L. Jackson

Pictured in: Black Dahlia

Universally regarded as one of the sexiest women in Hollywood, she has actually been acting professionally since the age of eight.

Scarlett Johannsson

Pictured in: Ferris Bueller's Day Off

He earned an enduring place in the zeitgeist with his portrayal of Matthew Broderick's outwitted foe in Ferris Bueller's Day Off.

Jeffrey Jones

Pictured in: Lincoln

An eighth-generation Texan, he attended Harvard University, where he roomed with future U.S. Vice President Al Gore.

Tommy Lee Jones

Pictured in: The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother

Though she trained for an operatic career, she found her most gainful employment in musical comedy and revue work.

Madeline Kahn

Pictured in: And So It Goes

After rising to fame in a series of Woody Allen comedies, she went on to enjoy a successful film career as an actress and as a director.

Diane Keaton

Pictured in: The Founder

Equally adept at thoughtful drama and over-the-top comedy, he has a knack for giving ordinary guys an idiosyncratic twist.

Michael Keaton

Pictured in: The Beguiled

Once trapped in decorative parts, she spent the latter half of the '90s and the new millennium earning much-deserved critical respect.

Nicole Kidman

Pictured in: How Shakespeare Changed My Life

Brilliant and chameleon-like, he can play just about anyone, from Nazi war criminals to Jewish Holocaust survivors to quiet bookshop owners.

Ben Kingsley

Pictured in: The Doors

Despite his obvious talent, it wasn't until his amazing performance as Jim Morrison in Oliver Stone's The Doors that the world took notice.

Val Kilmer

Pictured in: A Fish Called Wanda

One of those rare actors whose onscreen characterizations are not overshadowed by his offscreen antics.

Kevin Kline

Pictured in: Fury

He decided in his preteen years to launch himself as an actor, and stories abound concerning how far he was willing to go to that end.

Shia LaBeouf

Pictured in: Secretariat

The daughter of an acting coach and nightclub singer/centerfold, she made her stage debut at the tender age of six.

Diane Lane

Pictured in: Road to Perdition

First came to international attention for his performance in Anthony Minghella's The Talented Mr. Ripley.

Jude Law

Pictured in: The Dark Knight

Ledger received numerous posthumous accolades for his critically acclaimed performance as The Joker in The Dark Knight.

Heath Ledger

Pictured in: The China Syndrome

A private school-educated everyman who could play outrageous comedy and wrenching tragedy, his career spanned 50 years.

Jack Lemmon

Pictured in: The Great Gatsby

Dreamy eyed and radiating a kind of lo-fi intensity, he was a natural for the Thoughtful Young Man roles he made his name with.

Tobey Maguire

Pictured in: Cut Bank

One of the leading actors of his generation and an important figure in world cinema, he is renowned for his trademark "icy calm".

John Malkovich

Pictured in: Charlie Varick

Given to playing shambling, cantankerous cynics, his jowly features and seedy, rumpled demeanor were his calling cards.

Walter Matthau

Pictured in: About Time

Blessed with stylish good looks worthy of fashion magazines, she started on Canadian TV before rising to Hollywood features.

Rachel McAdams

Pictured in: Fargo

One of the few to win acting's Triple Crown: an Oscar (for Fargo), a Tony (for Good People), and an Emmy (for Olive Kitteridge).

Frances McDormand

Pictured in: Fargo (TV Series)

Rocketed to fame thanks to his turns as a heroin addict in Trainspotting and as young Obi-Wan Kenobi in Star Wars: Episode I.

Ewan McGregor

Pictured in: Collateral Beauty

The ultimate thinking man's sex symbol, she's also one of the most respected actresses of British stage, screen, and television.

Helen Mirren

Pictured in: The Path

Had a successful modeling career with plans to pursue a path in journalism, before switching to a successful acting career.

Michelle Monaghan

Pictured in: Still Alice

The daughter of a military judge and a social worker, she's proven herself adept in both blockbusters and smaller, more cerebral films.

Julianne Moore

Pictured in: Lost in Translation

Among the most successful and unpredictable SNL alums, forging an eccentric career spanning low-brow slapstick farce and adult drama.

Bill Murray

Pictured in: Silence

With charismatic versatility and quiet forcefulness, he lays claim to being one of the most compelling actors of the late 20th century.

Liam Neeson

Pictured in: The Departed

A classic anti-hero, he helped define the new breed of Hollywood star — rebellious, contentious and fiercely non-conformist.

Jack Nicholson

Pictured in: Stone

Won almost instant stardom with his film debut in 1996's Primal Fear, with a chilling performance as an altar boy accused of murder.

Edward Norton

Pictured in: JFK

Whether playing a punk rocker, an assassin, a war vet, or a ghoul, he amazes viewers with his ability to disappear into his roles.

Gary Oldman

Pictured in: The Stunt Man

Blessed with immense talent, he chalked up one of the most formidable and heatedly honored acting resumes of the 20th century.

Peter O'Toole

Pictured in: The Knick

One of a handful of stars who, though best known for his art house films, can handle more mainstream films with equal grace and skill.

Clive Owen

Pictured in: Angels in America

Volcanic and intense, he's one of Hollywood's premier actors — whose list of credits includes many of the finest films of his era.

Al Pacino

Pictured in: Inception

Her breakthrough role came in 2007 when she played the title character in Jason Reitman's comedy film Juno (2007).

Ellen Page

Pictured in: Dangerous Liaisons

Justly acclaimed for her classic beauty, she had to toil for years before earning respect for her acting talent.

Michelle Pfeiffer

Pictured in: Irrational Man

He began his career under the name of "Leaf," and lived for a long time in the shadow of his older brother, River.

Joaquin Phoenix

Pictured in: Allied

Son of a trucking company manager, he was raised in Missouri, the oldest of three children, and brought up in a strict Baptist home.

Brad Pitt

Pictured in: Nicholas Nickleby

From his 1950 debut onward, he's been considered one of the most brilliant Canadian actors of his generation.

Christopher Plummer

Pictured in: Jackie

With an Oscar before she was 30, she's emerged as one of the most promising actresses of her generation.

Natalie Portman

Pictured in: Self/Less

The providential intervention of a close friend at a key moment made all the difference for this handsome, high-flying actor.

Ryan Reynolds

Pictured in: Z: The Beginning of Everything

One of the few child stars to successfully transition to adult roles, she's been impressing audiences since debuting in 1990's Mermaids.

Christina Ricci

Pictured in: CBGB

While he made his name playing ruthless villains, he proved himself equally remarkable in romantic, comic, and good-guy dramatic roles.

Alan Rickman

Pictured in: Steve Jobs

He tapped into his skills as a comedian when he was just 13, signing up for comedy classes and honing his deadpan style.

Seth Rogen

Pictured in: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2

As a youth, he aspired to follow the footsteps of his father, who, in addition to being a big league baseball player, was also an actor.

Kurt Russell

Pictured in: The Women

Initially getting her start on television, Ryan became a star with her titular role in the smash 1989 comedy When Harry Met Sally.

Meg Ryan

Pictured in: Fifty First Dates

Though his polarizing antics divide audiences, his films have performed consistently well at the box office despite critical disfavor.

Adam Sandler

Pictured in: Sorcerer

Will forever be associated with the '70s "American film renaissance" thanks to The French Connection, Klute, Jaws, and All That Jazz.

Roy Scheider

Pictured in: Apollo 13

Has always said that the secret to a successful career is not taking off like a rocket, but to "always keep the engine running."

Gary Sinise

Pictured in: A Room With a View

Is there a theatergoer or film fan alive who hasn't, at some point, fallen in love with this sublimely brilliant British comedic actress?

Maggie Smith

Pictured in: Collateral Beauty

His formidable success in many industry arenas demonstrate without question that he qualifies as a "Renaissance man."

Will Smith

Pictured in: House of Cards

Enigmatic and brilliant, he says that "The less you know about me, the easier it is to convince you that I am that character on screen."

Kevin Spacey

Pictured in: A Walk in the Woods

Curly haired and sandy-voiced, she's a natural when it comes to playing Southerners, because she hails from the South herself.

Mary Steenburgen

Pictured in: Rear Window

A quintessential Everyman who parlayed his easygoing persona into one of the most successful and honored careers in film history.

Jimmy Stewart

Pictured in: Tower Heist

As the son of comedians Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara, his decision to pursue a career as a comic writer and actor surprised almost no one.

Ben Stiller

Pictured in: Birdman: Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

Her combination of deadpan comic timing and undeniable beauty made her an instant hot property in Hollywood.

Emma Stone

Pictured in: The Iron Lady

Widely considered the most gifted film actress of the late 20th century, she represents the essence of onscreen dramatic art.

Meryl Streep

Pictured in: Upside Down

American audiences first caught this suave and dashing British actor in the hallucinatory Beatles drama Across the Universe (2007).

Jim Sturgess

Pictured in: Six Degrees of Separation

Bearing the most enjoyably sinister face this side of Vincent Price, he made his name in some of the most influential films of the '70s.

Donald Sutherland

Pictured in: Designated Survivor

From the honed subtleties he has shown in supporting roles, to his screen command as a star, he's covered abundant ground.

Kiefer Sutherland

Pictured in: The Affair of the Necklace

She won both acclaim and recognition for her lead role in Kimberly Peirce's searing independent drama Boys Don't Cry.

Hilary Swank

Pictured in: Atomic Blonde

As legend has it, she was discovered by an agent while fighting with a bank manager on Hollywood Boulevard.

Charlize Theron

Pictured in: Howards End

One of the first ladies of contemporary British stage and cinema, she's won equal acclaim for her work as an actress and a screenwriter.

Emma Thompson

Pictured in: Smash

Noted as much for her near otherworldly beauty as her considerable talent, she's one of the most renowned actresses of her age.

Uma Thurman

Pictured in: A Civil Action

As Vinnie Barbarino, a dim-witted high school Lothario, he shot to overnight superstardom in the Welcome Back Kotter series in 1975.

John Travolta

Pictured in: True Detective

His strong yet genial features and 6'4" physique appear to have been carved from an outsized slab of testosterone.

Vince Vaughn

Pictured in: Deepwater Horizon

He made a successful transition from music to film, garnering particular early praise for his role in Boogie Nights.

Mark Wahlberg

Pictured in: Jersey Boys

A versatile character actor whose intense demeanor and slightly off-kilter delivery serve him well in both comedies and dramas.

Christopher Walken

Pictured in: Fences

One of Hollywood's most magnetic leading men, his poise, presence, and radiantly sane intelligence permeate whatever film he's in.

Denzel Washington

Pictured in: The Circle

English actress known for her role as Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter series, acting in the eight feature films from 1999 to 2011.

Emma Watson

Pictured in: Allegiant

She first earned notice as a promising newcomer in David Lynch's Cannes Film Festival prizewinner Mulholland Drive in 2001.

Naomi Watts

Pictured in: A Monster Calls

Best known for her portrayal of the steel-jawed, alien-butt-kicking space crusader Ellen Ripley, from the four Alien movies

Sigourney Weaver

Pictured in: The Constant Gardener

A British actress whose name and darkly alluring looks effortlessly conjure up Eastern European exoticism.

Rachel Weisz

Pictured in: The Last King of Scotland

He got his big break when he appeared in Oliver Stone's Platoon and Martin Scorsese's The Color of Money (both in 1986).

Forest Whitaker

Pictured in: Young Frankenstein

A volatile energy, a mad spark in the eye, and a tendency to explode into manic hilarity lies beneath his milquetoast mannerisms.

Gene Wilder

Pictured in: My Week With Marilyn

She first came to the public's attention as bad girl Jen Lindley in the television series Dawson's Creek (1998).

Michelle Williams

Pictured in: Insomnia

An improvisational master with a style comparable to Danny Kaye, his words would rush forth in torrents of manic energy.

Robin Williams

Pictured in: The Whole Ten Yards

Well known for playing wisecracking or hard-edged characters, often in spectacular action films.

Bruce Willis

Pictured in: Midnight in Paris

His brilliantly quirky acting work exudes an insouciant yet earnest charm and eccentric comic sensibility.

Owen Wilson

Pictured in: Steve Jobs

One of a handful of actresses who carries such a wellspring of inner grace and presence that they seem destined for celebrity from birth.

Kate Winslet

Pictured in: Big Little Lies

One of the most formidably talented members of the New Hollywood, she can do far more than pose winsomely for the camera.

Reese Witherspoon

Pictured in: Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency

This one-time child performer has grown up to be one of the most well-respected and steadily working actors of his generation.

Elijah Wood

Pictured in: The Bachelor

Her first major film role came in the horror sequel Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation (1994).

Renee Zellweger

Pictured in: Playing For Keeps

Both exotic and classic, this Wales-born actress began acting as a child and by 18 was performing professionally in London's West End.

Catherine Zeta-Jones


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