There are many actors who haven't won an Oscar. For 95 percent of the acting population, there is probably a good reason they haven't taken home one of film's most prestigious honors. Only two actors per year can win either the Best Actor or Best Supporting Actor Oscars, leaving eight other nominees with nothing. And all of the other actors in the biz out in...
List of actors who you would watch do something as mundane as read the phone book. Some of these guys are leading men, considered some of the best actors of all time, and other are great character actors, known for their ability to become completely different people each time they are on camera. A few are just charming, or maybe "interesting," what...
Sometimes, age really is just a number. But these healthy old celebrities seem to be defying time like no others. These classic celebrities are vibrant, full of life, and absolutely refuse to take orders from Father Time. They sing, they run major corporations, they act in big-time movies, and they tell jokes to sold out stadiums. Nobody cares that they are ...
Though celebrities possess millions of dollars, luxurious homes, and a team of assistants, there are some celebs (one hopes) who are likely to still lend a helping hand to someone in need, and not just in terms of celebrity humanitarians. Which famous people seem like they would help you move or give you a ride to an airport? These are th...
Hamlet is one of William Shakespeare's most notable tragedies. Many famous actors have portrayed the complicated title character. Several actors have even directed the productions of Hamlet in which they starred. One Academy Award winning actor passed out on stage during a production of the famous play. This list of actors who have played Hamlet is loosely r...
Even for celebrities, wedding season in unavoidable. And when you're famous, you don't just get to show up and quietly get drunk with the rest of the guests. No, stars are often tasked with big jobs when their friends get married. Some celebrities are even part of the ceremony! This list contains information about celebrities who officiated weddings, loosely...
This is a list of the best actors to start their careers on soap operas, as voted on by experts and fans alike. Like the best film actors who got famous on TV first, one can take many routes to become Hollywood stars. Some actors start out on in theatre, while others start out in modeling. Many notable actors though start their careers on daytime soap o...
Some of the best actors of all time hail from England, and whether you love these English men for their acting talents or just their accents, there's no denying that many of these English actors are among some of the best actors in film history. Whether living or dead, these men made England a top source for acting talent in Hollywood and will go down in his...
Comic book movies are especially hard to cast because there are so many die hard fans of these characters who see them all their own, unique way. No actor can perfectly embody everyone's opinion of an iconic comic book character, and beyond that comic readers tend to be an especially zealous and vocal bunch. The talented actors on this list have all taken on...
It seems that every year, come Oscar season, there's an even more insane number of comic book films released, and, more and more there's been a lot of conversation about honoring actors in these movies with little gold statues, courtesy of the Academy. Many comic book films have received Oscar buzz, but, in the end, many of the big screen adaptations and the...
Ah Marvel movies. It began in 1944 with serialized films of Captain America and 70 years later, are one of the biggest, most lucrative movies in the film world. From The Avengers and X-Men, to The Fantastic Four, Spider-Man, Blade, Deadpool, Ghost Rider, and all 40+ movies that have been released and the many more than are planned, some of the most famous Ho...
List of Oscar-nominated actors who also played a comic book character. Academy Award nominees and Oscar winners who appeared in comic based movies. The actors listed had to both play a comic based character AND be nominated for an Academy Award at some point in their career. The award does not have to be for the same role. (There are only a handful of people...
As movie fans, we like to think of our favorite actors as being larger than life. With all of the coverage that these stars get, these cool customers know how to function both on and off the screen. Often times we think of our favorite actors as being fairly close in personality to our favorite characters to whom which they portray. Obviously it's impossible...
These Broadway stars have been the biggest audience draws in the past, and many are sure to be in the future. All the theater stars on this list have performed at one of the forty designated Broadway theaters. Many theater actors listed here originated roles that have become beloved by audiences of all ages. From newer names (like Lea Michele) to old favorit...
Gay icons from the world of film come in all shapes and sizes. Some are classic actresses and others are openly gay film actors who work to promote gay rights. Gay icons of the movies have had successful careers acting, directing, or writing. There are even several Academy Award winners on this list of the greatest gay icons in film. Who is the most fam...
Choosing the right partner in life is important. Choosing the right celebrity partner to have on a game show is way, way, WAY more important. After all, when you're going on national TV, you definitely don't want to embarrass yourself. Plus, there are probably big time prizes on the line! So who would you choose to partner up with if you were competing?The b...
Being a single parent can be tough, but these famous children of single dads turned out alright! Some of these actors, musicians, and athletes were raised by single dads after their parents divorced, while others were raised by their fathers following the deaths of their mothers.Who is the most famous person who was raised by a single dad? Madonna...
List of famous people named Ian, along with photos. How many celebrities named Ian can you think of? The famous Ians below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Ian, athletes named Ian, and even political figures named Ian. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Ian? Add them to the list.Ian Gillan was t...
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