2015 The Best Living American Actors

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Al Pacino 
                    is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Living American Actors
Al Pacino age 77 - Alfredo James "Al" Pacino is an American actor and filmmaker. He is well known for playing mobsters, especially Michael Corleone in The Godfather films and Tony Montana in Scarface, and ...more

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Dustin Hoffman 
                    is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Living American Actors
Dustin Hoffman age 80 - Dustin Lee Hoffman is an American actor with a career in film, television, and theatre since 1960. He has been known for his versatile portrayals of antiheroes and vulnerable characters. He first drew ...more

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Morgan Freeman 
                    is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Living American Actors
Morgan Freeman age 80 - Morgan Freeman is an American actor, film director, and narrator. Freeman has received Academy Award nominations for his performances in Street Smart, Driving Miss Daisy, The Shawshank Redemption and ...more

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Denzel Washington 
                    is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Living American Actors
Denzel Washington age 63 - Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr. is an American actor and filmmaker. Washington has received much critical acclaim for his film work since the 1990s, including his portrayals of real-life figures such as ...more

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Jack Nicholson 
                    is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Living American Actors
Jack Nicholson age 80 - John Joseph "Jack" Nicholson is an American actor, film director, producer, and writer. Throughout his career, Nicholson has portrayed unique and challenging roles, many of which include ...more

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Tom Hanks 
                    is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Living American Actors
Tom Hanks age 61 - Thomas Jeffrey "Tom" Hanks is an American film actor, director, voice-over artist, writer and film producer. Hanks worked in television and family-friendly comedies before achieving success ...more

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Johnny Depp 
                    is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Living American Actors
Johnny Depp age 54 - Johnny Depp is an actor.

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Robert De Niro 
                    is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Living American Actors
Robert De Niro age 74 - Robert De Niro is an American actor and film producer who has starred in over 90 films. His first major film roles were in the sports drama Bang the Drum Slowly and the Martin Scorsese-directed crime ...more

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Kevin Spacey 
                    is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Living American Actors
Kevin Spacey age 58 - Kevin Spacey Fowler, better known as Kevin Spacey, is an American actor, film director, writer, producer, and comedian. He began his career as a stage actor during the 1980s, before being cast in ...more

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Samuel L. Jackson 
                    is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Living American Actors
Samuel L. Jackson age 69 - Samuel Leroy Jackson is an American actor and film producer. He achieved prominence and critical acclaim in the early 1990s with films such as Jungle Fever, Patriot Games, Amos & Andrew, True ...more

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Sean Penn 
                    is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Living American Actors
Sean Penn age 57 - Sean Justin Penn is an American actor, film director and politician. He has won two Academy Awards, for his roles in the mystery drama Mystic River and the biopic Milk. Penn began his acting career in ...more

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Michael Douglas 
                    is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Living American Actors
Michael Douglas age 73 - Michael Kirk Douglas is an American actor and producer, primarily in movies and television. He has won four Golden Globes, including the Cecil B. DeMille Award, two Academy Awards—as producer of ...more

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Ed Harris 
                    is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Living American Actors
Ed Harris age 67 - Edward Allen "Ed" Harris is an American actor, screenwriter, and director. He is best known for his performances in Pollock, Appaloosa, The Rock, The Abyss, A Beautiful Mind, A History of ...more

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James Caan 
                    is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Living American Actors
James Caan age 77 - James Edmund Caan is an American actor. He is best known for his starring roles in The Godfather, Thief, The Gambler, Misery, A Bridge Too Far, Brian's Song, Rollerball, Kiss Me Goodbye, El Dorado, ...more

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Robert Redford 
                    is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Living American Actors
Robert Redford age 81 - Charles Robert Redford Jr., better known as Robert Redford, is an American actor, film director, producer, businessman, environmentalist, philanthropist, and a founder of the Sundance Film Festival. ...more

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Gary Sinise 
                    is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Living American Actors
Gary Sinise age 62 - Gary Alan Sinise is an American actor, director, and musician. Among other awards, he has won an Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and has been nominated for an Academy Award. Sinise is known for ...more

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Kevin Bacon 
                    is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Living American Actors
Kevin Bacon age 59 - Kevin Norwood Bacon is an American actor and musician whose films include musical-drama film Footloose, the controversial historical conspiracy legal thriller JFK, the legal drama A Few Good Men, the ...more

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James Woods 
                    is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Living American Actors
James Woods age 70 - James Howard Woods is an American actor, producer and voice artist. After his first Golden Globe nomination for a breakthrough role in The Onion Field, Woods starred in Once Upon a Time in America, ...more

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David Strathairn 
                    is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Living American Actors
David Strathairn age 68 - David Russell Strathairn is an American actor who was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor for portraying journalist Edward R. Murrow in Good Night, and Good Luck. He is recognized for his ...more

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Don Cheadle 
                    is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Living American Actors
Don Cheadle age 53 - Donald Frank "Don" Cheadle, Jr. is an American actor. Cheadle had an early role in Picket Fences and followed it with performances in Devil in a Blue Dress, Rosewood and Boogie Nights. He ...more

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Leonardo DiCaprio 
                    is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Living American Actors
Leonardo DiCaprio age 43 - Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio is an American actor and film producer. He has been nominated for ten Golden Globe Awards, winning two, and five Academy Awards. DiCaprio began his career by appearing in ...more

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Edward Norton 
                    is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Living American Actors
Edward Norton age 48 - Edward Harrison Norton is an American actor, screenwriter, director, producer and activist. He has been nominated for three Academy Awards for his work in the films Primal Fear, American History X and ...more

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Matt Damon 
                    is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Living American Actors
Matt Damon age 47 - Matthew Paige "Matt" Damon is an American actor, screenwriter and producer. His career was launched with the success of his and Ben Affleck's Academy Award-winning screenplay, Good Will ...more

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Jamie Foxx 
                    is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Living American Actors
Jamie Foxx age 50 - Eric Marlon Bishop, known professionally as Jamie Foxx, is an American actor, singer, comedian, writer, and producer. As an actor, his work in the 2004 Ray Charles biographical film Ray earned him the ...more

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Tommy Lee Jones 
                    is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Living American Actors
Tommy Lee Jones age 71 - Tommy Lee Jones is an American actor and film director. He has received four Academy Award nominations, winning one as Best Supporting Actor for his performance as U.S. Marshal Samuel Gerard in the ...more

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Matthew McConaughey 
                    is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Living American Actors
Matthew McConaughey age 48 - Matthew David McConaughey is an American actor and producer. He first gained notice for his breakout role in the coming-of-age comedy Dazed and Confused, and went on to appear in films such as the ...more

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Jeff Daniels 
                    is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Living American Actors
Jeff Daniels age 62 - Jeffrey Warren "Jeff" Daniels is an American actor, musician, and playwright. He founded a nonprofit theater company, the Purple Rose Theatre Company, in his home state of Michigan. He has ...more

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Tim Robbins 
                    is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Living American Actors
Tim Robbins age 59 - Timothy Francis "Tim" Robbins is an American actor, screenwriter, director, producer, activist and musician. He is known for his roles as Nuke LaLoosh in Bull Durham, Jacob Singer in Jacob's ...more

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Nicolas Cage 
                    is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Living American Actors
Nicolas Cage age 53 - Nicolas Kim Coppola, known professionally as Nicolas Cage, is an American actor and producer. He has performed in leading roles in a variety of films, ranging from romantic comedies and dramas to ...more

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Robert Downey Jr. 
                    is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Living American Actors
Robert Downey Jr. age 52 - Robert John Downey Jr. is an American actor, producer, and singer, whose career has included critical and popular success in his youth, followed by a period of substance abuse and legal troubles, and ...more