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Denzel Washington

DENZEL WASHINGTON

BIO: 98
The concept of classic movie stardom
The greatest actor of the twenty-first century
Denzel Hayes Washington Jr. is an American actor, director, and producer. He has been described as an actor who reconfigured 'the concept of classic movie stardom', associating with characters defined by their grace, dignity, humanity, and inner strength. He has received seventeen NAACP Image Awards, three Golden Globe Awards, one Tony Award, and two Academy Awards: Best Supporting Actor for playing Union Army soldier Private Trip in the historical drama film Glory , and Best Actor for his role as corrupt detective Alonzo Harris in the crime thriller Training Day . In 2020, The New York Times ranked him as the greatest actor of the twenty-first century. Washington has received much critica ...
Johnny Depp

JOHNNY DEPP

BIO: 97
Jack Sparrow in the swashbuckler film series Pirates of the Caribbean (2003–present)
One of the world's biggest film stars
John Christopher Depp II is an American actor, producer, and musician. He has been nominated for ten Golden Globe Awards, winning one for Best Actor for his performance of the title role in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street , and has been nominated for three Academy Awards for Best Actor, among other accolades. Depp made his film debut in the 1984 film A Nightmare on Elm Street, before rising to prominence as a teen idol on the television series 21 Jump Street . He had a supporting role in Oliver Stone's 1986 war film Platoon and played the title character in the 1990 romantic fantasy Edward Scissorhands. Depp has gained critical praise for his portrayals of inept screenwriter ...
Robert Downey Jr.

ROBERT DOWNEY JR.

BIO: 96
Notable as Tony Stark / Iron Man
Hollywood's highest-paid actor.
Robert John Downey Jr. is an American actor and producer. His career has been characterized by critical and popular success in his youth, followed by a period of substance abuse and legal troubles, before a resurgence of commercial success in middle age. In 2008, Downey was named by Time magazine among the 100 most influential people in the world, and from 2013 to 2015, he was listed by Forbes as Hollywood's highest-paid actor. His films have grossed over $14.4 billion worldwide, making Downey the sixth-highest-grossing box office star of all-time. At the age of five, he made his acting debut in Robert Downey Sr.'s film Pound in 1970. He subsequently worked with the Brat Pack in the teen f ...
Morgan Freeman

MORGAN FREEMAN

BIO: 95
Famous For The Role As a Driver in Driving Miss Daisy
One of the recipient of the Kennedy Center Honor
Morgan Freeman is an American actor, director and narrator. He has appeared in a range of film genres portraying character roles and is particularly known for his distinctive deep voice. Freeman is the recipient of various accolades, including an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award. Born in Memphis, Tennessee, Freeman was raised in Mississippi where he began acting in school plays. He studied theatre arts in Los Angeles and appeared in stage productions in his early career. He rose to fame in the 1970s for his role in the children's television series The Electric Company. Freeman then appeared in the Shakespearean plays Coriolanus and Julius Caesar, the form ...
Brad Pitt

BRAD PITT

BIO: 94
One of the most influential and powerful people in the American entertainment industry
The world's most attractive man by various media outlets
William Bradley Pitt is an American actor and film producer. He has received multiple awards, including two Golden Globe Awards and an Academy Award for his acting, in addition to another Academy Award, another Golden Globe Award and a Primetime Emmy Award as producer under his production company, Plan B Entertainment. Pitt first gained recognition as a cowboy hitchhiker in the road film Thelma & Louise . His first leading roles in big-budget productions came with the drama films A River Runs Through It and Legends of the Fall , and the horror film Interview with the Vampire . He gave critically acclaimed performances in the crime thriller Seven and the science fiction film 12 Monkeys , ...
Leonardo DiCaprio

LEONARDO DICAPRIO

BIO: 93
One of the world's highest-paid actors
Famous for the role as a developmentally disabled boy Arnie Grape in What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993)
Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio is an American actor, film producer, and environmentalist. He has often played unconventional roles, particularly in biopics and period films. As of 2019, his films have grossed $7.2 billion worldwide, and he has placed eight times in annual rankings of the world's highest-paid actors. Born in Los Angeles, DiCaprio began his career by appearing in television commercials in the late 1980s. In the early 1990s, he played recurring roles in various television series, such as the sitcom Parenthood. Leonardo DiCaprio had his first major film role as Tobias 'Tob'y Wolff in This Boy's Life . He received critical acclaim and first Academy Award and Golden Globe Award nomin ...
Tom Hanks

TOM HANKS

BIO: 92
One of the greatest actors of all time
One of the most popular and recognizable film stars worldwide
Thomas Jeffrey Hanks is an American actor and filmmaker. Known for both his comedic and dramatic roles, Hanks is one of the most popular and recognizable film stars worldwide, and is regarded as an American cultural icon. Hanks's films have grossed more than $4.9 billion in North America and more than $9.96 billion worldwide, making him the fourth-highest-grossing actor in North America. Hanks made his breakthrough with leading roles in the comedies Splash and Big . He won two consecutive Academy Awards for Best Actor for starring as a gay lawyer suffering from AIDS in Philadelphia and a young man with below-average IQ in Forrest Gump . Hanks collaborated with film director Steven Spielb ...
James Cameron

JAMES CAMERON

BIO: 91
Director of Titanic (1997)
Director of Terminator (1984)
James Francis Cameron CC is a Canadian film director, producer, screenwriter, editor, and environmentalist. He is best known for making science fiction and epic films. Cameron first gained recognition for directing The Terminator . He found further critical and commercial success with Aliens , The Abyss , Terminator 2: Judgment Day , and the comedy thriller True Lies . His other big-budget productions include Titanic and Avatar , with Titanic earning him Academy Awards in Best Picture, Best Director and Best Film Editing. Avatar, filmed in 3D technology, also garnered him nominations in the same categories. He co-founded production companies Lightstorm Entertainment, Digital Domain and Ea ...
Tom Cruise

TOM CRUISE

BIO: 90
Star of Mission Impossible Movies
One of the highest-paid actors in the world.
Thomas Cruise Mapother IV is an American actor and producer. He has received various accolades for his work, including three Golden Globe Awards and three nominations for Academy Awards. He is one of the highest-paid actors in the world. His films have grossed over $4 billion in North America and over $10.1 billion worldwide, making him one of the highest-grossing box office stars of all time. Tome Cruise Jokes by Bounce Mojo. Cruise began acting in the early 1980s and made his breakthrough with leading roles in the comedy film Risky Business and action drama film Top Gun . Critical acclaim came with his roles in the ...
Will Smith

WILL SMITH

BIO: 89
Has won four Grammy Awards.
Has been nominated for five Golden Globe Awards and two Academy Awards
Willard Carroll Smith Jr. is an American actor, rapper, and film producer. Smith has been nominated for five Golden Globe Awards and two Academy Awards, and has won four Grammy Awards. During the late 1980s, he achieved modest fame as a rapper under the name The Fresh Prince. In 1990, his popularity increased dramatically when he began starring in the NBC television series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, which ran for six seasons until 1996. After the series ended, Smith transitioned from television to film and went on to star in numerous blockbuster films. He is the only actor to have starred in eight consecutive films which grossed over $100 million in the United States box office, eleven c ...
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