List of Famous Theatre Actors

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List of famous theatre actors, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top theatre actors in the world? This includes the most prominent theatre actors, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable theatre actors is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic theatre actors were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned theatre actors.

List below includes William Shakespeare, Ray McAnally and more people.

From reputable, prominent, and well known theatre actors to the lesser known theatre actors of today, these are some of the best professionals in the theatre actor field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous theatre actors ever?" and "What are the names of famous theatre actors?" then you're in the right place. (19 items)
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Leslie Ann "Leah" Clark (born December 24, 1979) is an American voice actress, ADR director and ADR script writer working for Funimation. She has provided voices for Japanese anime series and video games. Some of her major roles include Suzuka Asahina in Suzuka, Saki Morimi in Eden of the East, Eri Sawachika in School Rumble, Blair in Soul Eater and Minami Shimada in Baka and Test. ...more on Wikipedia

Ray McAnally is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Theatre Actors
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Ray McAnally (30 March 1926 – 15 June 1989) was an Irish actor. He was the winner of four BAFTA awards in the late 1980s: twice for Best Supporting Actor (for The Mission in 1986 and My Left Foot in 1989), and twice for Best Actor in the television category (for A Perfect Spy in 1988 and A Very British Coup in 1989). ...more on Wikipedia

Stephanie D'Abruzzo is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Theatre Actors
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Stephanie Ann D'Abruzzo Shemin (born December 7, 1971) is an American actress, voice actress, singer, and puppeteer. She has performed various Muppets in the TV program Sesame Street. She appeared in the stage musical Avenue Q, receiving a nomination for the 2004 Best Actress in a Musical. ...more on Wikipedia

Michael Miller is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Theatre Actors
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