Criteria: Actors are ranked according to acclaim they received for their craft, popular and cultural recognition, influence they had on acting as well as on other actors and their body of work in terms of acclaim, influence and popularity.
Disclaimer: This list is strongly influenced by the Western canon of films. This means that in the broader scope of a global cinema certain regions may be underrepresented, among them Russia, India, China, Africa and Latin America
Newly added names are in Red
Edited By: Tim, AyaMelie, Bruno, Luuk
Last Updated: 2017-06-09