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Top 10 Famous Hollywood Actors

Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Tom Cruise - the most famous Hollywood stars.
Mayuri Kulkarni
Hollywood is known to produce some of the best and most talented actors in the world who have amazed you with their extraordinary performances. Needless to say, the filmmaking industry wouldn't have been what it is today had it not been for these eminent personalities.
When it comes to shortlisting some of the most famous actors of Hollywood, you have so many names to choose from. Each of them is known for his unique style of acting or a memorable role. Here is brief look at the top 10 famous actors in Hollywood. The actors mentioned here are in no particular order or preference.

Top 10 Famous Hollywood Actors

Leonardo DiCaprio

Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio started his acting career by playing a role in a sitcom, named, Growing Pains. After being nominated for several films since 1994, he finally won an 'Oscar' for the film 'The Revenant'  in 2016 as a best actor.
Leonardo DiCaprio has acted in many movies like This Boy's Life and What's Eating Gilbert Grape. But the super successful Titanic brought him fame and popularity. Blood Diamond, Romeo + Juliet, Catch Me If You Can are some of his successful movies for which he was nominated for several awards.

Brad Pitt

William Bradley "Brad" Pitt, born on 18th December 1963, Oklahoma, is one of Hollywood's top 10 richest actors. Often listed among world's most attractive men, he was voted the Sexiest Man Alive(1994) by People magazine.

Tom Cruise

The real name of Tom Cruise is Thomas Cruise Mapother IV, was born on 3rd July, 1962. He is known for his role of secret agent Ethan Hunt in the Mission Impossible series. Tom Cruise was ranked as Hollywood's most powerful actor in the year 2006.
In 1990, Tom Cruise bagged a 'golden globe' award for the first time for the film 'Born on the Fourth of July' as 'best performance by an actor in a motion picture, drama' category, proceeding which he won two other golden globe awards in the years 1997 and 2000. He has bagged a few 'MTV movie' awards and other 'People's choice' awards.

Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp is known for his eccentric portrayal of Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean film series. Movies Benny & Joon, Don Juan De Marco, The Brave, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory etc. brought him awards and recognition.

Hugh Jackman

One more Hollywood heart-throb, Hugh Jackman is popular for his role of Wolverine in the X-men series. This Australian actor was named as Sexiest Man Alive, in the year 2008, by People magazine. Kate & Leopold, The Prestige, and The Boy from Oz are some of his most popular films.

Christian Bale

Christian Bale is an English actor who stepped into Hollywood at the age of 13, after starring in the movie Empire of the Sun, directed by Steven Spielberg, as a child actor. American Psycho, The Guardian, and the Dark Knight are some of his popular movies, where his acting was acclaimed by critics and the masses alike.
Christian Bale has won one of the most prestigious awards, the 'Academy Awards' in 2011 for best actor in a supporting role for the movie, The Fighter and a golden globe for the same. He is also known for tremendous body transformations according to the requirement of the roles he has played. His role in the movie, The Machinist  is one such example.

Matt Damon

Matthew Paige "Matt" Damon, born on October 8th, 1970, is known as a versatile actor who has portrayed a variety of roles and characters in several movies. Matt Damon was voted as Sexiest Man Alive, in the year 2007, by People magazine and is known for his roles in Syriana, The Bourne series, The Good Shepherd and The Departed.
Matt Damon is one of the highest paid hollywood actors of all time. He has been nominated thrice for Oscars and bagged a Golden Globe Award for 'The Martian' in 2016. Also, been nominated six times for Emmy Awards amongst several other nominations.

Will Smith

Willard Christopher "Will" Smith, Jr., is one of the most versatile and gifted artists. Will Smith is also a film producer and rapper and has been nominated for several Golden Globe Awards, Academy Awards and Grammy Awards. Bad Boys, Bad Boys II, Independence Day, Men in Black, Robot and The Pursuit of Happyness are few of his successful films.

Bruce Willis

Walter Bruce Willis was born on 19th March 1955 and is known for his versatile roles which include, comic, action, and dramatic. He has acted in almost 70 films and has been nominated several times for Golden Globe Awards, Emmy Awards and Saturn Awards, bagging a few awards. The Sixth Sense, The Fifth Element, and Armageddon are some of his box-office hits.

Steve Carell

Steven "Steve" John Carell, first came into limelight due to his television roles in The Daily Show with Jon Stewart that was aired from 1999 to 2004. He is an actor, voice artist, comedian, producer, director and writer. Also known for his roles in several movies like Anchorman, Little Miss Sunshine, Evan Almighty, Get Smart and Date Night.

Famous Oscar-Winning Actors

  • Gary Oldman
  • Casey Afleck
  • Spencer Tracy
  • Leonardo DiCaprio
  • Walter Brennan
  • Sam Rockwell
  • Jack Nicholson
  • Marlon Brando
  • Dustin Hoffman
  • Gary Cooper
  • Tom Hanks
  • Fredric March
  • Sean Penn
  • Daniel Day-Lewis
  • Laurence Olivier
  • Paul Newman
  • Jack Lemmon
  • Marlon Brando
  • Christoph Waltz
  • Paul Muni
  • Kevin Spacey
  • James Stewart
  • Al Pacino
  • Robert De Niro
  • Ben Afleck
  • Clark Gable
  • William Holden
  • Anthony Hopkins
  • Russell Crowe
  • Denzel Washington
  • William Hurt
  • Humphrey Bogart
  • Nicolas Cage
  • Gene Hackman
  • Jeff Bridges

Other Famous Actors

  • Bradley Cooper
  • Tom Hardy
  • Gerald Butler
  • George Clooney
  • Robert Downey Jr.
  • Antonio Banderas
  • Dwayne Johnson
  • Vin Diesel
  • Charlie Chaplin
  • Chris Evans
  • Sylvester Stallone
  • Robert Duvall
  • Mark Ruffalo
  • Jeremy Renner
  • Chris Hemsworth
  • Zac Efron
  • Robert Pattinson
  • Ashton Kutcher
  • Daniel Radcliffe
  • Ryan Gosling
  • Tom Hiddleton
  • Ryan Reynolds
  • James Marsden
  • Patrick Swayze
  • Clint Eastwood
  • Pierce Brosnan
  • Jeff Goldblum
  • Matthew McConaughey
  • Daniel Craig
  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt
  • Jim Carrey
  • Ben Stiller

Most Famous Asian-American Actors

  • Jackie Chan
  • Dev Patel
  • Chow Yun Fat
  • Jet Li
  • Bruce Lee
  • Sammo Hung Kam-Bo
  • Ken Watanabe
  • Ki Hong Lee
  • John Cho
  • Yun-Fat Chow
  • Tim Kang
  • Steven Yeun
So, these were some of the famous Hollywood actors. Collect their movies and enjoy watching them. You'll certainly love them all!