A ranked list of the best stand up comedians in the history of the art form. First and foremost, all of the people on this list are funny comedians. But beyond that, this is a diverse list of people with different styles who approach different types of subject matter. These are the cream of the crop: they are the top comedians in the game, and many thousands...
One of the most truly awful parts of life is when someone you admire passes on into the great unknown. Whenever a celebrity death occurs, it feels like the world shuts down for a couple of days to take part in collective morning and a much needed retrospective of that person’s work. As much as we want everyone to live forever, it’s inevitable that our favori...
You'd listen to Ewan McGregor talk all day, right? And surely you'd watch Ian McKellan in just about any movie Hollywood decided he should be in. Why? Because they're two of the best living English actors, along with the other English men on this list. These greatest living actors from England aren't just handsome and don't just come with a great accent, the...
It's uncommon for recipients to turn down prestigious rewards, but that doesn't mean it doesn't happen. From knighthoods to Grammys, all manner of highly respected honors have been refused. Some of the biggest names of the 20th century declined prestigious awards granted them - Marlon Brando, David Bowie, Stephen Hawki...
List of famous people named John, along with photos. How many celebrities named John can you think of? The famous Johns below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named John, athletes named John, and even political figures named John. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is John? Add them to the list.John Trav...
Several famous actors and actresses have played different characters in the same movie. Sometimes actors play characters who are related to each other - or are even identical twins - while other times they play characters that look alike for other reasons. This list of actors who played multiple roles in the same film is loosely ranked by fame and popularity...
Many of the most powerful people in the world went to prep school. The children of wealthy parents - often "old money" and prep school alumni themselves - are often given the best opportunities in life, starting with top drawer education. This list of celebrities who went to prep school includes many of the more privileged actors, musicians, athlet...
Who will win an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay this year? The Awards Circuit's Clayton Davis shares his list of Oscar predictions for Best Screenplay, 2014. This list compiles all of the likely Oscar contenders in the category of 'Best Original Screenplay' in one, votable list. Vote on the writers that you believe could win an Academy Award in 2014.
The best actors and actresses of all time, male and female, ranked by film fans worldwide. This list of greatest actors and actresses attempts to answer the question "Who are the best actors of all time?" by incorporating the views and opinions of all members of the Ranker Community. Keep in mind, as you vote or add a top actor or actress you see m...
This list of the greatest British actors of all time has been ranked by fans of the films and TV shows in which these men have starred. What is it about British men that makes them so magnetic on the screen? Is it their sexy accents? Their distinguished demeanors? Whatever the case, there are many top British actors and great English actors who have achieved...
This list contains information about the best voiceover performances in film, ranked by your votes. Several famous actors and actresses have shared their famous voices in film. Some of these celebrities voiced iconic animated characters, while others narrated classic films. Several Academy Award winners have given great voiceover performances.Who has given s...
List of movie stars's first Tweets. Most A-list actors and actresses from films have Twitter accounts of their own. Some got them last decade, others signed up post-2010. Here is the collection of their first-ever Tweets right after they made their account. Take a trip down memory lane and discover what sexy and award-winning movie stars had to say with thei...
This list of famous people who went to law school is loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Several famous actors, musicians, and athletes have attended law school. Some of these celebrities studied law before they were famous while others waited until they retired to focus on higher education. Several former child stars went on to become successful lawyers....
Which Actors Have The Best Speaking Voices? And what I mean by voices is how they speak and sound, and those Thespians that are instantly recognizable by their voice and who may lend their voice to animation or voice over work. Please add more of your choices to the list, and please re rank, thank you.
Comics are more popular than ever, and while some celebrities star in comic book movies, the celebrities on this list, loosely ranked by fame and popularity, have all appeared in actual comic books themselves. Several famous actors, musicians, athletes, and even politicians and historical figures have appeared in comic books. Some of these celebrities appear...
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...
This list contains information about the best animated voiceover performances in film, ranked by your votes. Several famous actors and actresses have lent their voices to to help create some of the most iconic animated characters of all time. Some of these celebrities voiced Disney characters while others teamed up with Dreamworks. Several Academy Award winn...
There have been plenty of great English actors throughout film history, but which male English actors working today are the greatest? This list of the best English actors working today ranks the top male Hollywood actors hailing from England, both from the big screen and on television. From Oscar winners to Emmy nominees, these great actors are killing it th...
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...
By now, everyone knows how much Daniel Craig hates playing James Bond. His face has been splashed all over the news with quotes about slitting his wrists before ever playing the character again. Although most of us rolled our eyes when he said that - what kind of a spoiled brat would rather kill himself than play 007? - it definitely got us thinking: w...
A list of organisms, including animals as well as plants, bacteria, etc., named for celebrities and other famous people (but excluding biologists, botanists and other scientists.) Frequently when devising names for new species, scientists will fall back on famous people or historical figures who have inspired them over the years, or whose work in some way r...
It is a constant amazement to find out that some actors that are bigger than life on the silver screen are actually a bit short in stature. However, there are some excellent actors that tower above the others in both height and talent.
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