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List of famous male film actors, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male film actors list contains the most prominent and top males known for being film actors. There are thousand of males working as film actors in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic film actors have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a film actor then the people below should give you inspiration.

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While this isn't a list of all male film actors, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male film actors?" and "Who are the best male film actors?"
Nicolas Cage is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Film Actors
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Nicolas Kim Coppola, known professionally as Nicolas Cage, is an American actor and producer. He has performed in leading roles in a variety of films, ranging from romantic comedies and dramas to science fiction and action films. In the early years of his career, Cage starred in films such as Valley Girl, Racing with the Moon, Birdy, Peggy Sue Got Married, Raising Arizona, Moonstruck, Vampire's Kiss, Wild at Heart, Honeymoon in Vegas, and Red Rock West. Cage received an Academy Award, a Golden Globe, and Screen Actors Guild Award for his performance as an alcoholic Hollywood writer in Leaving Las Vegas before coming to the attention of wider audiences with mainstream films such as The Rock, ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 51

Birthplace: Long Beach, California, USA

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Michael Jordan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Film Actors
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Michael Jeffrey Jordan, also known by his initials, MJ, is an American former professional basketball player. He is also an entrepreneur, and principal owner and chairman of the Charlotte Hornets. Jordan played 15 seasons in the National Basketball Association for the Chicago Bulls and Washington Wizards. His biography on the NBA website states: "By acclamation, Michael Jordan is the greatest basketball player of all time." Jordan was one of the most effectively marketed athletes of his generation and was considered instrumental in popularizing the NBA around the world in the 1980s and 1990s. After a three-season performance at the University of North Carolina, where he was a member of the ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 55

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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Morgan Freeman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Film Actors
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Morgan Freeman is an American actor, film director, and narrator. Freeman has received Academy Award nominations for his performances in Street Smart, Driving Miss Daisy, The Shawshank Redemption and Invictus, and won the Best Supporting Actor Oscar in 2005 for Million Dollar Baby. He has also won a Golden Globe Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award. Freeman has appeared in many other box office hits, including Unforgiven, Glory, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, Seven, Deep Impact, The Sum of All Fears, Bruce Almighty, Along Came a Spider, The Dark Knight Trilogy, March of the Penguins, The Lego Movie and Lucy. He is known for his distinctively smooth, deep voice. He got his first break as ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 78

Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, USA

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#7 on The Best Actors in Film History

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Wyclef Jean is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Film Actors
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Wyclef Jeanelle Jean is a Haitian rapper, musician, actor, and politician. At the age of nine, Jean moved to the United States with his family and has spent much of his life in the country. He first received fame as a member of the acclaimed New Jersey hip hop group the Fugees. Jean won three Grammy Awards for his musical work. On August 5, 2010, Jean filed for candidacy in the 2010 Haitian presidential election, although the Electoral Commission subsequently ruled him ineligible to stand as he had not met the requirement to have been resident in Haiti for five years. Jean's efforts at earthquake relief, highly publicized in 2010 throughout Haiti and the United States, were channeled through ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 48

Birthplace: Croix-des-Bouquets, Haiti

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