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Actors You Would Watch Read the Phone Book 

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Updated July 22, 2020 331.8k votes 26.4k voters 202.6k views 238 items

List Rules Male actors that you could watch do just about anything, even read the phonebook

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," whatever that means. Others on this list are just quirky weirdos known for their off-screen antics as much as their actual acting. Maybe they would liven up the phonebook a bit? It's not always ads for fireworks and prostitutes.

Vote for those actors you think would be fun to watch doing just about anything. If not read the phonebook, maybe they could do the news, or the weather. Be sure to add any who are missing, and click 'rerank' below to make a list of your own.
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Tom Hanks is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Actors You Would Watch Read the Phone Book
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Maggie Smith is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Actors You Would Watch Read the Phone Book
ViktorOndskefaSchröderKelly added Age 84 from England, London

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Sean Connery is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Actors You Would Watch Read the Phone Book
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Hugh Jackman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Actors You Would Watch Read the Phone Book
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Helen Mirren is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Actors You Would Watch Read the Phone Book
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Patrick Stewart is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Actors You Would Watch Read the Phone Book
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Robert Downey Jr. is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Actors You Would Watch Read the Phone Book
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James Earl Jones is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Actors You Would Watch Read the Phone Book
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Samuel L. Jackson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Actors You Would Watch Read the Phone Book
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Betty White is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Actors You Would Watch Read the Phone Book
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Christopher Walken is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Actors You Would Watch Read the Phone Book
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Colin Firth is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Actors You Would Watch Read the Phone Book
pwcabrownie added Age 58 from Grayshott, United Kingdom

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Helena Bonham Carter is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Actors You Would Watch Read the Phone Book
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Tom Hiddleston is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Actors You Would Watch Read the Phone Book
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Harrison Ford is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Actors You Would Watch Read the Phone Book
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Jeremy Irons is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Actors You Would Watch Read the Phone Book
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Liam Neeson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Actors You Would Watch Read the Phone Book
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Jensen Ackles is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Actors You Would Watch Read the Phone Book
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Robert De Niro is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Actors You Would Watch Read the Phone Book
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Robin Williams is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Actors You Would Watch Read the Phone Book
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Ian McKellen is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Actors You Would Watch Read the Phone Book
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Sam Elliott is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Actors You Would Watch Read the Phone Book
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Theo James is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Actors You Would Watch Read the Phone Book
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Morgan Freeman is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Actors You Would Watch Read the Phone Book
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Hugh Laurie is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Actors You Would Watch Read the Phone Book