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Top Male Actors

Top Male Actors

The list of the best male actors, in Hollywood, is long and exhaustive. Read this article for a sneak peek into this list.
Sujata Iyer
If you're a fan of Hollywood movies, then you're probably well-versed with the actors and actresses that reigned in the past, and the ones that are considered to be the best today. In this article, we're going to focus on such a list. Jotting down a list of top 10 male actors is nearly impossible, because there are so many actors, who have been here for quite some time, and the more contemporary ones, are really good too. Yet, we have tried to include almost all the famous actors, that have been known for their exemplary acting skills.

As said above, compiling a single list of top male actors is going to be an arduous task. Some may agree with the list, while some may not. Everyone is entitled to their opinion, so while you think that someone may be one of the hottest male actors, others may think that the greatest actors of all time are not only the ones that look exceptionally pretty!

Under 30
To begin, we have segregated the actors age-wise. Needless to say, their experience may be far less, compared to some veterans. However, young though they may be, they have definitely carved a niché for themselves in the acting world. Here they are:
  • Jake Gyllenhaal
  • Chris Evans
  • Anton Yelchin
  • Seth Rogen
  • David Henrie
  • Zac Efron
  • Chad Michael Murray
  • Richard Fleeshman
  • Guy Burnet
  • Ryan Gosling
  • Channing Tatum
  • Heath Ledger
  • James Dean
  • Hayden Christensen
  • Cam Gigandet
  • Jim Sturgess
  • Tom Felton
  • Elijah Wood
  • Jeremy Sumpter
  • Alex Pettyfer
  • Edward John Speleers
  • Daniel Radcliffe
  • Rupert Grint
Between 30 and 40
Now that we have seen some of the young and reasonably accomplished actors, let us now go on to the next age group. That is, the list of actors who fall between the ages of 30 and 40. Don't be fooled by their age, most of them are heartthrobs all around the world. That's how they made it to this list!
  • Tobey Maguire
  • Leonardo DiCaprio
  • Colin Farrell
  • Joaquin Phoenix
  • Josh Hartnett
  • Matt Damon
  • Christian Bale
  • Tracy Morgan
  • Paul Walker
  • Jude Law
  • Ryan Reynolds
  • James Marsden
  • Mark Wahlberg
  • Jason Lee
  • Ben Affleck
  • Seth Green
  • James Franco
  • Orlando Bloom
  • Chris O'Donnell
  • Ashton Kutcher
Over 40
Now for the real deal! For me, this is the best of the lot. Their tremendous work has been admired by people of all ages. Most of them forayed into movies at a very young age, and have enthralled their audiences with their performances, time and again. So, let us check out the list of actors who are above the age of 40.
  • Robert Downey Jr.
  • Brad Pitt
  • Tom Cruise
  • Edward Norton
  • Mike Meyers
  • Jim Carrey
  • Will Smith
  • Cuba Gooding Jr.
  • Denzel Washington
  • Morgan Freeman
  • Jamie Foxx
  • Brendan Fraser
  • Eddie Murphy
  • Vin Diesel
  • Nicolas Cage
  • Daniel Craig
  • Eric Bana
  • Pierce Brosnan
  • Johnny Depp
  • Adam Sandler
  • Djimon Hounsou
  • Josh Brolin
  • Will Ferrell
  • Jack Nicholson
  • Tom Hanks
  • Robert De Niro
  • Harrison Ford
  • Richard Gere
  • Steve Martin
  • Michael Caine
  • Russell Crowe
  • George Clooney
  • Dustin Hoffman
  • Sean Penn
  • Anthony Hopkins
  • Kevin Costner
  • Clint Eastwood
  • Don Johnson
  • Mel Gibson
  • Bruce Willis
  • Cary Grant
  • Robert Duvall
  • Laurence Olivier, OM
  • John Travolta
  • Gregory Peck
  • Marlon Brando
  • Al Pacino
  • Colin Firth
  • Owen Wilson
  • Ben Stiller
  • Matthew McConaughey
  • Robin Williams
  • Hugh Jackman
  • Jackie Chan
  • Hugh Grant
  • Jeff Goldblum
  • Jean-Claude Van Damme
  • Christopher Reeve
  • Michael Douglas
  • Matthew Perry
  • Keanu Reeves
  • Sylvester Stallone
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger
  • Sean Connery
  • Timothy Dalton
  • Roger Moore
We may have missed out a few while compiling this list. So, if you have any inputs on names we might have overlooked, do let us know! Until then, hope you enjoy reading about these famous people, as much as we enjoyed collecting information about them!