It takes a lot to make a movie great. There has to be excellent writing, production, direction, editing, and of course, acting. While the crew draws out the parameters for a movie, the actors are who color in the film to bring it to life, and without great acting, a great film can crumble. These actresses are the ones who deliver time and again, regardl...
List of gay celebrities who are married to same-sex partners, loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Gay marriage is now legal in 16 states in the U.S., so several celebrity couples have been able to officially tie the knot. Some famous gay celebrities got married after only a few years of dating, while others had been in relationships for over 20 years.Who ...
The funniest female comedians star on our favorite sitcoms, perform standup at the top comedy clubs and best of all, make us laugh until we cry. These talented women comedians (or 'commediennes' if you're fancy) are just as funny as any male comedians, if not funnier. Plus, they get to tell female-friendly jokes that most men wouldn't touch with a 10 foot po...
Robert Altman is known for making dramatic films with large, ensemble casts. He has worked with many great actors and actresses on multiple occasions. In 2006, Altman won an honorary Oscar for his many contributions to cinema. This list of actors who have been in the most Robert Altman movies has been ranked by number of appearances, then loosely ranked by f...
These funny people are the gold standard – literally. The legends on this list are all Grammy award-winning comedians, a few of them many times over. Some of these comedians with Grammys are lauded for their sharp observational humor, while other side-splitting acts combine music and stand-up into their releases. Many of the comedians behind the best Grammy-...
The 2016 Golden Globe nominations have arrived! While the nominees start optimistically practicing their speeches, it’s time for the rest of us to predict the winners. Part of predicting who will win is realizing that who we want to win doesn’t always sync up with the actual Golden Globe winners. With Hollywood politics, personal favors, and Scientology, the...
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...
It takes a lot to make a movie great. There has to be excellent writing, production, direction, editing, and of course, acting. While the crew draws out the parameters for a movie, the actors are who color in the film to bring it to life, and without great acting, a great film can crumble. These actresses are the ones who deliver time and again, r...
Film and TV celebs who have also starred on Broadway are those actors and actresses who have seen success both on screen and on stage. Be it those who got their start in musicals before making the leap to movies and television shows or those already household names who took a break from Hollywood in favor of the stage. Either way, these movie and TV actors w...
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...
Several famous comedic actors and actresses have been nominated for Oscars and a few of them have even taken home the award. Several veterans of "Saturday Night Live" went on to have award-winning careers as dramatic actors, writers, and directors. This list of comedic actors who have been nominated for Oscars has been loosely ranked by f...
The best 70s stand up comedians were often female, including Joan Rivers and Phyllis Diller, both of whom have unfortunately passed on. They left a legacy not only as some of the great 70s female comedians, but as the best stand up comics of all time. Lily Tomlin and Roseanne Barr paved the way for women, as they were in their prime in the 1970s and became k...
Awards season is here! With the Academy Awards taking place on February 28th, we have plenty of time to speculate and conjecture as to who will win, who will wear it best, and who will give the most uncomfortably long thank you speech. The official Oscar nominations will not be announced until January 14, but we’re ready to make some Best Actress Oscar predi...
There are many actresses 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 being on the Academy Awards winners list. Only two actresses per year can win either the Best Actress or Best Supporting Actress Oscars, leaving eight other nominees with not...
Many famous actors, musicians, and professional athletes fight for animal rights. Some are board members of organizations like the Sea Shepard Conservation Society and the World Wildlife Fund, while others promote a vegan diet and an end to factory farming with PETA. No matter how they support, everyone on this list of celebrities who fight for animal r...
American comedians are some of the top rated stand up comedians in the world. These are the greatest stand up comedians this country has produced, including people who made their names as stand up comics and then went on to have great careers in other areas of entertainment and media. You could say that one's environment does a lot to shape a famous comedian...
Every year at the Emmy Awards, our favorite actors and actresses get snubbed in political decisions, or awards go by default to the elder statespeople of the acting community, who in some cases probably deserve it, but still, the masses are sick of it! The actors who should've won Emmys in 2016 is a who’s who of talented men and wome...
If there’s one word to succinctly sum up Emmys fashion, it's “woof.” There were some monstrously repugnant outfits at the 68th annual Emmys. It’s like the celebrities on this Emmys worst dressed list didn’t even care they were attending an awards show buzzing with a malicious hive of paparazzi and egregiously depraved gossip writers whose brea...
The Golden Globes, the Academy Awards, SAG, WGA, Indie Spirit, the Razzie's… so many award shows, so little time. Often, an actor or actress is nominated for multiple awards for the same role. For example, last year Michael Keaton was everywhere - was one of the true award season darlings in Hollywood. His return to the big screen in Birdman totally sparked ...
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