RIP to our world's greatest achievers, those who changed the way we live and the ways we thought. This list of people we wish were still alive includes some of the greatest humanitarians, artists, politicians, and celebrities we wished could have stayed with us longer. These notable dead people often died ahead of their time, while others passed from natural...
Sometimes, the Academy sets out to right an Oscar mistake, finally giving top awards to the most deserving of actors and directors... but not for their best work. Which stars have won Academy Awards, but a few years too late? For actors and directors who've made it big in Hollywood, there's no award like an Academy Award. No accolade is more prestigious than...
The absolute best people in history, ranked by the wisdom of the crowd. Who are the best people in history? This list includes actors, sports-stars, musicians, charity workers, philosophers, world-leaders, businessmen, soldiers, models, artists and anyone else influential or great for doing good or being brilliant in their field. Anyone can vote on...
These are entertainers from the past who stilll make you laugh. They don't have to be comedians -- they can be people who played serious actors or musicians during most of their careers, but they played some parts where they were hilarious.Please feel free to add to this list, but remember, these are entertainers from the past, so they must be dead.Have fun!
List of famous people who went to boarding school ranked by fame and popularity. A boarding school is a place where students both learn and live. Boarding schools usually except students who are in junior high or high school. There are several military schools that are also boarding schools. Several prominent families tend to send their children to boarding ...
The best actors ever are ranked here in this list of the best actors in film history. These are the greatest actors ever to appear on the silver screen - male only (to vote on both genders, check out this list of the greatest film actors and actresses). These gentlemen were part of some of the greatest movies of all time (or were perhaps the reason they were...
Providing reasons to laugh, cry and think for years to come after their deaths, the best celebrity tombstones contain witty and clever lines, famous quotes and funny phrases. Just as they did during life, each of these celebrities used their own unique way to make fans smile with their tombstone epitaphs.For many comedians, a tombstone is one place to tell o...
The many celebrities who were in the military are those who signed up to make the ultimate sacrifice for their countries. Through the years, many famous people have served in the military. While some were drafted, others enlisted voluntarily, and some even joined up multiple times. Many actors from the golden era of Hollywood served during World War II. The ...
This list includes all Oscar hosts ever. Since the Academy Awards ceremonies began in 1929, 73 different people have hosted or co-hosted the event. Some have hosted multiple times, but none holds a candle to Bob Hope. The actor/comedian hosted the Oscars a record 18 different times, beginning in 1940. Other multiple hosts or co-hosts include Billy Crystal (8...
Our favorite yellow family. Who's your favorite guest star in the almost three decades that it's been on the air?
The Academy Award is among the most prestigious honors offered to people who work in film. This list ranks all actors and actresses who have ever been awarded at least two Oscars for acting, in the categories of Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor, or Best Supporting Actress. Who is the best two-time Oscar winning actor of all time? Vote up the g...
We asked, you answered. Fans of the Ranker Facebook page chose which dead actors they’d like to bring back to life for just one more movie. Do you agree with their choices? From old Hollywood stars like Clark Gable and Marilyn Monroe to more recent actors who died young, we’d welcome back any of these great talents with open arms. We started with a few...
A list of stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, with photos. This list includes all television and movie stars. Acquiring a star on the Walk of Fame is considered a huge accomplishment in Hollywood, even among celebrities. To do so involves lobbying the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce and making a $30,000 donation if you're selected (about 10% of the potential ...
List of famous people named Jack, along with photos. How many celebrities named Jack can you think of? The famous Jacks below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Jack, athletes named Jack, and even political figures named Jack. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Jack? Add them to the list.It's plai...
Who is either:Much better than people give them credit for, no matter how big a star (Such as Steve McQueen, who was an incredibly gifted actor despite being associated with his iconic image rather than his craft)or A hidden gem working today yet to be discovered (Being a Brit I've put a few relatively unknowns from these shores, feel free to add more f...
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