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List Rules Vote up the actors you wish would come back from the dead.

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 suggestions (like Paul Walker, Health Ledger, and Patrick Swayze), and Ranker fans added their own on Facebook. Now, it’s time to vote. Who do you miss the most?

Which of these dead actors do you wish you could bring back to life for one final movie? Vote up the stars you think should get a second chance on Earth and on the big screen. Don’t see your favorite actor who passed away? Add them! Maybe wishing will make it so! If not, we’ll just have to wait until we get to Heaven to see these famous faces yet again. Until then, at least we have their past films to fill our time! RIP to these actors who passed away.

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Robin Williams is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Which Actor Would You Bring Back for One Final Movie?
Robin Williams Aladdin, Good Will Hunting, Dead Poets Society

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Philip Seymour Hoffman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Which Actor Would You Bring Back for One Final Movie?
Philip Seymour Hoffman The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1, The Big Lebowski

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Randy Savage is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Which Actor Would You Bring Back for One Final Movie?
popcultureicon added Randy Savage Spider-Man, Bolt, Ready to Rumble

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Heath Ledger is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Which Actor Would You Bring Back for One Final Movie?
Heath Ledger The Dark Knight, Brokeback Mountain, The Patriot

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Alan Rickman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Which Actor Would You Bring Back for One Final Movie?
1491971760840 added Alan Rickman Die Hard, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

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Audrey Hepburn is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Which Actor Would You Bring Back for One Final Movie?
grxxxx added Audrey Hepburn Breakfast at Tiffany's, My Fair Lady, Roman Holiday

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Patrick Swayze is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Which Actor Would You Bring Back for One Final Movie?
Patrick Swayze Donnie Darko, Dirty Dancing, Ghost

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James Dean is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Which Actor Would You Bring Back for One Final Movie?
James Dean Rebel Without a Cause, Giant, East of Eden

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Bette Davis is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Which Actor Would You Bring Back for One Final Movie?
CraigAlarm added Bette Davis All About Eve, P.S. I Love You, What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

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Dean Martin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Which Actor Would You Bring Back for One Final Movie?
CraigAlarm added Dean Martin Rio Bravo, Get Shorty, Airport

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Michael Clarke Duncan is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Which Actor Would You Bring Back for One Final Movie?
Michael Clarke Duncan The Green Mile, Sin City, Armageddon

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Harold Ramis is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Which Actor Would You Bring Back for One Final Movie?
Valley Forge added Harold Ramis Ghostbusters, Groundhog Day, National Lampoon's Animal House

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Burgess Meredith is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Which Actor Would You Bring Back for One Final Movie?
CraigAlarm added Burgess Meredith Rocky, Rocky III, Clash of the Titans

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Paul Walker is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Which Actor Would You Bring Back for One Final Movie?
Paul Walker The Fast and the Furious, Fast & Furious 6, Fast Five

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James Stewart is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Which Actor Would You Bring Back for One Final Movie?
Valley Forge added James Stewart It's a Wonderful Life, Vertigo, Rear Window

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Humphrey Bogart is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Which Actor Would You Bring Back for One Final Movie?
CraigAlarm added Humphrey Bogart Casablanca, The Maltese Falcon, The African Queen

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Dudley Moore is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Which Actor Would You Bring Back for One Final Movie?
CraigAlarm added Dudley Moore Foul Play, 10. Arthur, The Adventures of Milo and Otis

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Christopher Lee is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Which Actor Would You Bring Back for One Final Movie?
CraigAlarm added Christopher Lee The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

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Carrie Fisher is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Which Actor Would You Bring Back for One Final Movie?
bigcraig added Carrie Fisher Star Wars, Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi

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John Ritter is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Which Actor Would You Bring Back for One Final Movie?
CraigAlarm added John Ritter Bad Santa, It, Sling Blade

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Peter Sellers is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Which Actor Would You Bring Back for One Final Movie?
CraigAlarm added Peter Sellers Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, The Pink Panther, Being There

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Marlon Brando is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Which Actor Would You Bring Back for One Final Movie?
CraigAlarm added Marlon Brando The Godfather, Apocalypse Now, Superman

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Chris Farley is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Which Actor Would You Bring Back for One Final Movie?
Chris Farley Wayne's World, Billy Madison, Tommy Boy

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John Candy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Which Actor Would You Bring Back for One Final Movie?
John Candy The Blues Brothers, Home Alone, Spaceballs

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215 204
Paul Newman is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Which Actor Would You Bring Back for One Final Movie?
clash1977 added Paul Newman The Sting, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Cars

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Brittany Murphy is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Which Actor Would You Bring Back for One Final Movie?
Brittany Murphy Clueless, Sin City, Happy Feet

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Marilyn Monroe is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Which Actor Would You Bring Back for One Final Movie?
Marilyn Monroe Some Like It Hot, All About Eve, The Misfits

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Richard Pryor is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Which Actor Would You Bring Back for One Final Movie?
CraigAlarm added Richard Pryor Blazing Saddles, The Muppet Movie, Superman III

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Gregory Peck is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Which Actor Would You Bring Back for One Final Movie?
Dimos Dicoudis added Gregory Peck To Kill a Mockingbird, Cape Fear, The Omen

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Richard Harris is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Which Actor Would You Bring Back for One Final Movie?
Valley Forge added Richard Harris Gladiator, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

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Jack Lemmon is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Which Actor Would You Bring Back for One Final Movie?
Valley Forge added Jack Lemmon JFK, Some Like It Hot, The Apartment

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Walter Matthau is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Which Actor Would You Bring Back for One Final Movie?
CraigAlarm added Walter Matthau JFK, The Bad News Bears, Grumpy Old Men

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Elvis Presley is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Which Actor Would You Bring Back for One Final Movie?
MadelineJWalters added Elvis Presley Jailhouse Rock, Clambake, King Creole

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Clark Gable is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Which Actor Would You Bring Back for One Final Movie?
Clark Gable Gone with the Wind, It Happened One Night, Mutiny on the Bounty

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John Wayne is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Which Actor Would You Bring Back for One Final Movie?
John Wayne The Searchers, The Longest Day, Stagecoach

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John Belushi is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Which Actor Would You Bring Back for One Final Movie?
CraigAlarm added John Belushi The Blues Brothers, National Lampoon's Animal House, 1941

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Bruce Lee is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Which Actor Would You Bring Back for One Final Movie?
Bruce Lee Enter the Dragon, Limitless, Fist of Fury

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Rodney Dangerfield is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Which Actor Would You Bring Back for One Final Movie?
CraigAlarm added Rodney Dangerfield Caddyshack, Natural Born Killers, Little Nicky

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Cary Grant is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Which Actor Would You Bring Back for One Final Movie?
Valley Forge added Cary Grant North by Northwest, Bringing Up Baby, His Girl Friday

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Katharine Hepburn is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Which Actor Would You Bring Back for One Final Movie?
JustinShim added Katharine Hepburn Bringing Up Baby, The Philadelphia Story, The African Queen

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Ingrid Bergman is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Which Actor Would You Bring Back for One Final Movie?
CraigAlarm added Ingrid Bergman Casablanca, Notorious, Cinema Paradiso

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Elizabeth Taylor is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Which Actor Would You Bring Back for One Final Movie?
CraigAlarm added Elizabeth Taylor Cleopatra, National Velvet, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

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Steve McQueen is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Which Actor Would You Bring Back for One Final Movie?
Valley Forge added Steve McQueen The Great Escape, The Magnificent Seven, Bullitt

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River Phoenix is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Which Actor Would You Bring Back for One Final Movie?
River Phoenix Stand by Me, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Sneakers

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Bernie Mac is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Which Actor Would You Bring Back for One Final Movie?
Bernie Mac Transformers, Friday, Ocean's Eleven

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Henry Fonda is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Which Actor Would You Bring Back for One Final Movie?
CraigAlarm added Henry Fonda Once Upon a Time in the West, 12 Angry Men, The Grapes of Wrath

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James Gandolfini is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Which Actor Would You Bring Back for One Final Movie?
James Gandolfini True Romance, Zero Dark Thirty, Where the Wild Things Are

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Anton Yelchin is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Which Actor Would You Bring Back for One Final Movie?
Shellecah added Anton Yelchin Star Trek, Star Trek Into Darkness, The Smurfs

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Natalie Wood is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Which Actor Would You Bring Back for One Final Movie?
Jorus added Natalie Wood West Side Story, The Searchers, Rebel Without a Cause

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Orson Welles is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Which Actor Would You Bring Back for One Final Movie?
CraigAlarm added Orson Welles Citizen Kane, The Muppet Movie, The Third Man