Favorite Actor

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  1. KamikaZ

    KamikaZ Ex-Hall of Famer

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    In order, divided by Front-Men (aka ability to be a strong LEAD) and Character Actor (aka ability to create masterful supporting characters). These are all actors who have done meaningful, premier work in the past few years.

    Front-Men:

    Christian Bale (It's a close race, and he's dwindled in my mind lately. But he's still the best, and has the best potential projects down the line).

    Leonardo DiCapprio
    Edward Norton
    Morgan Freeman
    Jack Nicholson
    Phillip Seymour Hoffman
    Daniel Day Lewis (His performance in There Will Be Blood trumps any performance the above men have ever done...)

    Character Actors:

    Javier Bardem (I dare you to find one better...)
    Benecio Del Toro
    Steve Buscemi
    Gary Oldman
    Luis Tosar
    John Turtoro
    John Ortiz
    Paul Giomotti
    James GandolfiniJosh Brolin
    Sergi López
    Chiwetel Ejiofor

    You'll notice I have a lot more character actors, and that's simpily because I enjoy character performances more.
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  2. Sappersis

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    Bardem was amazing in No country...

    but I haven't enjoy a lot of his other performances. I have heard that his best work has been in spanish films. I don't speak the language so, understandably, I haven't seen many of those.

    Buschemi on the other hand... I love that man. He's one of the reasons I took the time to study the craft instead of simply performing.
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  3. KamikaZ

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    Bardem's best work is in spanish. He can barely speak english without a script.
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  4. Childress79

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    Emile Hirsch & Ryan Gosling are two of the better up & coming actors today.
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  5. CRUDS

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    I didn't buy Emile as the tough guy in Alpha Dog but he was perfect in Dogtown..

    This guy, Joe Hursley is a total character. Actor (Accepted, RE Extinction but you probably know him best from his Wendy's commercial) - The singer for the LA band The Ringers, Stand-up comic...
    They definitely need to him in more movies.

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  6. Deuce Wayne

    Deuce Wayne Damnit, I cant find my driving moccasins anywhere!

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    Anyone seen 'Into the Wild'?
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