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Top 10 - Favorite Actors of All Time

Like all my lists, but probably even more so with this one, it's extremely personal based on my tastes. This is ranked not necessarily on who's made the best films or has the greatest acting chops, but more, or at least as much, on their charisma and the mystique surrounding their persona.

After each actor I've listed my favorite three characters (Not necessarily favorite films) they've played over their career.

10. Nic Cage - 1. H.I. McDunnough (Raising Arizona), 2. Sailor Ripley (Wild At Heart), 3. Peter Loew (Vampire's Kiss)
Nic Cage

9. Chow Yun-Fat - 1. Ah Jong (The Killer), 2. Ken and Mark (A Better Tomorrow I to III), 3. Inspector 'Tequila' Yuen (Hard Boiled)
Chow Yun-Fat

8. Sly Stallone - 1. John J. Rambo (Rambos 1 to 4), 2. Rocky Balboa (Rockys 1 to 6), 3. Lieutenant Marion 'Cobra' Cobretti (Cobra)
Sly Stallone

7. Kurt Russell - 1. Jack Burton (Big Trouble In Little China), 2. Snake Plissken (Escape from New York/L.A.), 3. R.J. MacReady (The Thing)
Kurt Russell

6. Bill Murray - 1. Herman Blume (Rushmore), 2. Peter Venkman (Ghostbusters) 3. Bob Harris (Lost in Translation)
Bill Murray

5. Sonny Chiba - 1. Terry Tsuguri (The Streetfighter/Return of the Street Fighter), 2.Sensei Masutatsu Oyama (Karate Bullfighter/Bearfighte/For Life), 3. Hattori Hanzo (Shadow Warriors and Kill Bill Volume 1)
Sonny Chiba

4. Steve McQueen - 1. Henri 'Papillon' Charriere (Papillon), 2. Doc McCoy (The Getaway), 3. Hilts 'The Cooler King' (The Great Escape)
Steve McQueen

3. Bruce Lee - 1. Lee (Enter the Dragon), 2. Chen Zhen (The Chinese Connection), 3. Tang Lung (The Way of the Dragon)
Bruce Lee

2. Charles Bronson - 1. Paul Kersey (Death Wish Series), 2. Arthur Bishop (The Mechanic), 3. Vince Majestyk (Mr. Majestyk)
Charles Bronson

1. Clint Eastwood - 1. The Man with No Name (The Man with no name trilogy), 2. Dirty Harry (Dirty Harry Series), 3. Gunnery Sgt Tom 'Gunny' Highway (Heartbreak Ridge)
Clint Eastwood

Honorable Mention: Rudy Ray Moore, Viggo Mortensen, Benicio Del Toro, Gary Oldman, Warren Oates, Daniel Day-Lewis, Willem DaFoe, Steve Buscemi, Mel Gibson, Tom Hardy (Needs more seasoning)
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