The Best Living American Actors

Over 27.3K Ranker voters have come together to rank this list of The Best Living American Actors
Voting Rules
Living AMERICAN male actors only. Vote up all of your favorites based on their all-time body of work.
Latest additions: Ryan Gosling, Forest Whitaker, Richard Jenkins
Most divisive: Kevin Spacey

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 the ones who color in the film to bring it to life, and without great acting, a great film can crumble. 

These Hollywood actors are the ones who deliver time and again, regardless of how good the script or the production of the film is. These are the greatest American actors who are alive today. Who are the best actors from the USA? Sure, you have your Oscar winners like Tom Hanks and Tommy Lee Jones. But what about those reliable, underrated guys like Vincent D'Onofrio? Some other top American actors include Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman, and Harrison Ford. 

We can all agree there are a lot of great American actors. However, which of these male movie stars is the best? That's up to you to decide. Vote up all of the popular male actors that you believe to be the best! Then check back to see which of the famous male stars have topped the list. 

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