With the 2010s drawing to a close, it's time to take stock of the actors who had the biggest impact over the last 10 years. The film and television industries have been in a state of perpetual change, thanks to the success of Netflix and other streaming services and the new distribution models they've ushered into fashion. But stardom is still stardom, and acting is still acting. We've compiled a list of Hollywood's busiest and most successful stars who have spent the last decade becoming synonymous with their craft.
These actors have starred in everything from big-budget action films to indie flicks, from network television to up-and-coming streaming giants. They have won countless prestigious awards and have been the focus of social media praise the world over. When you look back on the 2010s, these are the faces of television and movies that you'll remember. Whether you saw them in the biggest blockbusters of the decade or in the critically acclaimed features that ruled awards seasons, these are the most influential actors of the last decade.
- 1967 VOTESPhoto: Avengers: Endgame / Walt Disney Studios
- 2912 VOTESPhoto: Django Unchained / The Weinstein Company
- 3869 VOTESPhoto: Game of Thrones / HBO
- 4853 VOTESPhoto: Peaky Blinders / BBC
- 5841 VOTESPhoto: Breaking Bad / AMC
- 6726 VOTESPhoto: True Detective / HBO