The best Hollywood actors in recent times

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The best Hollywood actors in recent times
Source:listas.20minutos.es
In these last two decades we have seen great performances and roles of huge actors that have made us thrill like never before. And they are not few, today I bring you a count of 100 actors who in my opinion were those who broke molds in recent years, which their performances dazzled the entire world and will obviously be difficult to overcome. As a movie lover, I leave this super TOP:

TOP 100:
Ruth Negga
Ruth Negga
His best roles: Charlie - "Breakfast on Pluto" (2005) Mildred Loving - "Loving" (2016)

TOP 99:
David Strathairn
David Strathairn
His best roles: Edward R. Murrow - "Good Night, and Good Luck" (2005) Rear Admiral William Stenz - Godzilla (2014)


TOP 98:
Bruce Dern
Bruce Dern
His best roles: Woody Grant - "Nebraska" (2013) General Sandy Smithers - "The Hateful Eight" (2013)

TOP 97:
Samantha morton
Samantha morton
His best roles: Sarah - "In America" (2002) Debbie Curtis - "Control" (2007)

TOP 96:
Joan Allen
Joan Allen
His best roles: Laine Hanson - "Candidate for Power" (2000) Terry Wolfmeyer - "The Upside of Anger" (2005)


TOP 95:
Terrence Howard
Terrence Howard
His best roles: D-jay - "Hustle & Flow" (2005) Lt. Col. James Rhodey Rhodes - "Iron Man" (2008)

TOP 94:
Tom Wilkinson
Tom Wilkinson
His best roles: Matt Flower - "In the Bedroom" (2001) Arthur Edens - "Michael Clayton" (2007)

TOP 93:
Richard Jenkins
Richard Jenkins
His best roles: Walter Vale - "The Visitor" (2008) Robert - "Step Brothers" (2008)


TOP 92:
Imelda Staunton
Imelda Staunton
His best roles: Vera Drake - "The Secret of Vera Drake" (2004) Dolores Umbridge - Franchise "Harry Potter" (2007-2010)

TOP 91:
Chiwetel Ejiofor
Chiwetel Ejiofor
His best roles: Huey Lucas - "American Gangster" (2007) Solomon Northup - "12 Years of Slavery" (2013)

TOP 90:
Laura Linney
Laura Linney
His best roles: Clara McMillen - "Kinsey" (2004) Wendy Savage - "La Familia Savage" (2007)


TOP 89:
Frank Langella
Frank Langella
His best roles: William Paley - "Good Night, and Good Luck" (2005) Richard Nixon - "Frost / Nixon" (2008)

TOP 88:
Annette Bening
Annette Bening
His best roles: Julia Lambert - "Meeting Julia" (2004) Nic - "The Kids Are All Right" (2010)

TOP 87:
Saoirse Ronan
Saoirse Ronan
His best roles: Briony Tallis - "Atonement" (2007) Eilis Lacey - "Brooklyn" (2015)

TOP 86:
Don Cheadle
Don Cheadle
His best roles: Paul Rusesabagina - "Hotel Rwanda" (2004) Det. Graham Waters - "Crash" (2004)


TOP 85:
Mickey rourke
Mickey rourke
His best roles: Marv - "Sin City" 2005) Randy "The Ram" Robinson - "The Wrestler" (2008)

TOP 84:
Steve Carell
Steve Carell
His best roles: John Eleuthère du Pont - "Foxcatcher" (2014) Mark Baum - "The Great Bet" (2015)

TOP 83:
JK Simmons
JK Simmons
His best roles: J. Jonah Jameson - "Spider-Man" (2002) Terence Fletcher - "Whiplash" (2014)

TOP 82:
Judi Dench
Judi Dench
His best roles: M - James Bond Franchise from "GoldenEye" to "Skyfall" (1995-2012) Philomena Lee - "Philomena" (2013)

TOP 81:
Casey Affleck
Casey Affleck
His best roles: Robert Bob Ford - "The Murder of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford" (2007) Lee Chandler - "Manchester by the Sea" (2016)


TOP 80:
Jesse Eisenberg
Jesse Eisenberg
His best roles: Walt - "The Squid and the Whale" (2005) Mark Zuckerberg - "The Social Network" (2010)

TOP 79:
Jamie Foxx
Jamie Foxx
His best roles: Ray Charles - "Ray" (2004) Max Durocher - "Collateral" (2004)

TOP 78:
Michael Keaton
Michael Keaton
His best roles: Riggan Thomson - Birdman (2014) Walter Robby Robinson - "Spotlight" (2015)

TOP 77:
Brie Larson
Brie Larson
His best roles: Grace - "Short Term 12" (2013) Joy Newsome - "The Room" (2015)

TOP 76:
Michelle Williams
Michelle Williams
His best roles: Alma Beers del Mar - "Brokeback Mountain" (2005) Randi - "Manchester by the Sea" (2016)


TOP 75:
Diane lane
Diane lane
His best roles: Constance 'Connie' - "Infidelity" (2002) Frances Mayes - "Under the Tuscan Sun" (2003)

TOP 74:
Tilda Swinton
Tilda Swinton
His best roles: Karen Crowder - "Michael Clayton" (2007) Katie Cox - "Burn After Reading" (2008)

TOP 73:
Felicity Jones
Felicity Jones
His best roles: Jane Wilde Hawking - "The Theory of Everything" (2014) Jyn Erso - "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" (2016)

TOP 72:
Renée Zellweger
Renée Zellweger
His best roles: Roxie Hart - "Chicago" (2002) Ruby Thewes - "Cold Mountain" (2003)

TOP 71:
Octavia Spencer
Octavia Spencer
His best roles: Minny Jackson - "The Help" (2011) Dorothy Vaughan - "Hidden Figures" (2016)


TOP 70:
Ellen Page
Ellen Page
His best roles: Juno MacGuff - "Juno" (2007) Ariadne - "Inception" (2010)

TOP 69:
Geoffrey Rush
Geoffrey Rush
His best roles: Marquis de Sade - "Quills" (2000) Lionel Logue - "The King's Speech" (2010)

TOP 68:
Andrew Garfield
Andrew Garfield
His best roles: Eduardo Saverin - "The Social Network" (2010) Desmond T. Doss - "Until the Last Man" (2016)

TOP 67:
Viola Davis
Viola Davis
His best roles: Aibileen Clark - "The Help" (2011) Rose Maxson - "Fences" (2016)

TOP 66:
Philip Seymour Hoffman
Philip Seymour Hoffman
His best roles: Truman Capote - "Capote" (2005) Gust Avrakotos - "Charlie Wilson's War" (2007)


TOP 65:
Halle Berry
Halle Berry
His best roles: Leticia Musgrove - "Monster's Ball" (2001) Frankie - "Frankie and Alice" (2011)

TOP 64:
Tim Robbins
Tim Robbins
His best roles: Dave Boyle - "Mystic River" (2003) B - "A Perfect Day" (2012)

TOP 63:
Javier Bardem
Javier Bardem
His best roles: Reinaldo Arenas - "Before Nightfall" (2000) Anton Chigurh - "No Country for Old Men" (2007)

TOP 62:
Adrien Brody
Adrien Brody
His best roles: Władysław Szpilman - "The Pianist" (2002) Salvador Dalí - "Midnight in Paris" (2011)

TOP 61:
Jude Law
Jude Law
His best roles: Gigolo Joe - "AI Artificial Intelligence" (2001) Inman - "Cold Mountain" (2003)


TOP 60:
Jeff Bridges
Jeff Bridges
His best roles Bad Blake - "Crazy Heart" (2009) Sheriff Reuben J. "Rooster" Cogburn - "True Grit" (2010)

TOP 59:
Salma Hayek
Salma Hayek
His best roles: Frida Kahlo - "Frida" (2002) Luisa Gómez - "The Spark of Life" (2011)

TOP 58:
Joaquin Phoenix
Joaquin Phoenix
His best roles: Comfortable - "Gladiator" (2000) Freddie Quell - "The Master" (2012)

TOP 57:
Colin Firth
Colin Firth
His best roles: George - "A Single Man" (2009) George VI of the United Kingdom - "The King's Speech" (2010)

TOP 56:
Jeremy Renner
Jeremy Renner
His best roles: Sergeant William James - "The Hurt Locker" (2008) Hawkeye - Franchise "The Avengers" (2012 - ...)


TOP 55:
Forest whitaker
Forest whitaker
His best roles: Idi Amin - "The Last King of Scotland" (2006) Cecil Gaines - "The Butler" (2013)

TOP 54:
Penelope Cruz
Penelope Cruz
His best roles: María Elena - "Vicky Cristina Barcelona" (2008) Carla Albanese - "Nine" (2009)

TOP 53:
Jared Leto
Jared Leto
His best roles: Harry Goldfarb - "Requiem for a Dream" (2000) Ryon - "Dallas Buyers Club" (2013)

TOP 52:
Benicio, the bull
Benicio, the bull
His best roles: Javier Rodríguez - "Traffic" (2000) Jack Jordan - "21 Grams" (2003)

TOP 51:
George Clooney
George Clooney
His best roles: Bob Barnes - "Syriana" (2005) Matt King - "The Descendants" (2011)


TOP 50:
Marion Cotillard
Marion Cotillard
His best roles: Edith Piaf - "Life in Pink" (2007) Stéphanie - "Oxide and Bone" (2012)

TOP 49:
James Franco
James Franco
His best roles: Scott Smith - "Milk" (2008) Aron Ralston - "127 Hours" (2010)

TOP 48:
Hilary swank
Hilary swank
His best roles: Maggie Fitzgerald - "Million Dollar Baby" (2004) Katherine Winter - "The Reaping" (2007)

TOP 47:
Jessica Chastain
Jessica Chastain
His best roles: Celia Foote - "The Help" (2011) Maya - "The Darkest Night" (2012)

TOP 46:
Rachel Weisz
Rachel Weisz
His best roles: Tessa Quayle - "The Faithful Gardener" (2005) Hipatia of Alexandria - "Ágora" (2009)


TOP 45:
Keira Knightley
Keira Knightley
His best roles: Elizabeth Lizzy Bennet - Pride and Prejudice "(2005) Joan Clarke -" The Imitation Game "(2015)

TOP 44:
Nicolas Cage
Nicolas Cage
His best roles: Charlie Kaufman - "The Orchid Thief" (2002) Roy Waller - "Matchstick Men" (2003)

TOP 43:
Ben Kingsley
Ben Kingsley
His best roles: Don Logan - "Sexy Beast" (2000) Colonel Massoud Amir Behrani - "House of Sand and Fog" (2003)

TOP 42:
Michael Fassbender
Michael Fassbender
His best roles: Edwin Epps - "12 Years of Slavery" (2013) Steve Jobs - "Steve Jobs" (2015)

TOP 41:
Ed harris
Ed harris
His best roles: Jackson Pollock - "Pollock" (2000) Richard Brown - "The Hours" (2002)


TOP 40:
Daniel Day-Lewis
Daniel Day-Lewis
His best roles: Daniel Plainview - "There Will Be Blood" (2007) Abraham Lincoln - "Lincoln" (2012)

TOP 39:
Benedict Cumberbatch
Benedict Cumberbatch
His best roles: Peter Guillam - "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy" (2011) Alan Turing - "The Imitation Game" (2014)

TOP 38:
Bradley Cooper
Bradley Cooper
His best roles: Agent Richard "Richie" DiMaso - "American Hustle" (2013) Chris Kyle - "American Sniper" (2014)

TOP 37:
Ryan Gosling
Ryan Gosling
His best roles: Dan - "Half Nelson" (2006) Sebastian Wilder - "La La Land" (2016)

TOP 36:
Sean Penn
Sean Penn
His best roles: Jimmy Markum - "Mystic River" (2003) Harvey Milk - "Milk" (2008)


TOP 35:
Eddie Redmayne
Eddie Redmayne
His best roles: Stephen Hawking - "The Theory of Everything" (2014) Einar Wegener - "The Danish Girl (2015)

TOP 34:
Christoph Waltz
Christoph Waltz
His best roles: Colonel Hans Landa - "Inglourious Basterds" (2009) Doctor King Schultz - "Django Unchained" (2012)

TOP 33:
Jennifer Connelly
Jennifer Connelly
His best roles: Marion Silver - "Requiem for a Dream" (2000) Alicia Lardé - "A Wonderful Mind" (2001)

TOP 32:
Naomi watts
Naomi watts
His best roles: Betty Elms - "Mullholand Drive" (2001) Maria Bennett - "The Impossible" (2012)

TOP 31:
Nicole Kidman
Nicole Kidman
His best roles: Satine - "Mouline Rougue!" (2001) Virginia Woolf - "The Hours" (2002)


TOP 30:
Viggo Mortensen
Viggo Mortensen
His best roles: Nikolai Luzhin - "Eastern Promises" (2007) Ben Cash - "Captain Fantastic" (2016)

TOP 29:
Amy Adams
Amy Adams
His best roles: Charlene Fleming - "The Fighter" (2010) Sydney Prosser - "American Hustle" (2013)

TOP 28:
Angelina Jolie
Angelina Jolie
His best roles: Jane Smith - "Mr. and Mrs. Smith" (2005) Christine Collins - "Changeling" (2008)

TOP 27:
Heath Ledger
Heath Ledger
His best roles: Ennis del Mar - "Brokeback Mountain" (2005) The Joker - Batman: "The Dark Knight" (2008)

TOP 26:
Anne Hathaway
Anne Hathaway
His best roles: Kym - "Rachel's Wedding" (2008) Fantine - "Les Miserables" (2012)


TOP 25:
Tommy Lee Jones
Tommy Lee Jones
His best roles: Hank Deerfield - "In the Valley of Elah" (2007) Thaddeus Stevens - "Lincoln" (2012)

TOP 24:
Cate Blanchett
Cate Blanchett
His best roles: Katharine Hepburn - "The Aviator" (2004) Jeanette "Jasmine" Francis - "Blue Jasmine" (2013)

TOP 23:
Matt Damon
Matt Damon
His best roles: Jason Bourne - "Jason Borune" Franchise (2002- ...) Mark Watney - "The Martian" (2015)

TOP 22:
Matthew McConaughey
Matthew McConaughey
His best roles: Ward Jansen - "The Paperboy" (2012) Ron Woodroof - "Dallas Buyers Club" (2013)

TOP 21:
Julianne Moore
Julianne Moore
His best roles: Laura Brown - "The Hours" (2002) Dr. Alice Howland - "Forever Alice" (2014)


TOP 20:
Sandra Bullock
Sandra Bullock
His best roles: Leigh Anne Tuohy - "A Possible Dream" (2009) Dr. Ryan Stone - "Gravity" (2013)

TOP 19:
Kate Winslet
Kate Winslet
His best roles: Clementine - "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" (2004) Hanna Schmitz - "The Reader" (2008)

TOP 18:
Michael Caine
Michael Caine
His best roles: Thomas Fowler - "The Quiet American" (2002) Alfred Pennyworth - Franchise "Batman the Dark Knight" (2005-2012)

TOP 17:
Gary Oldman
Gary Oldman
His best roles: Sirius Black - "Harry Potter" Franchise (2001 - 2011) Lieutenant James Gordon - "Batman The Dark Night" Franchise (2005 - 2012)

TOP 16:
Jennifer Lawrence
Jennifer Lawrence
His best roles: Tiffany Maxwell - "The Good Side of Things" (2012) Rosalyn Rosenfeld - "American Hustle" (2013)


TOP 15:

Emma Stone

Emma Stone
His best roles: Sam Thomson - "Birdman" (2013) Mia Dolan - "La La Land" (2016)

TOP 14:

Christian bale

Christian bale
His best roles: Dicky Eklund - "The Fighter" (2010) Irving Rosenfeld - "American Hustle" (2013)

TOP 13:

Hugh Jackman

Hugh Jackman
His best roles: Wolverine - Franchise "X-Men" (2000 - ...) Jean Valjean - "Les Miserables" (2012)

TOP 12:

Russell Crowe

Russell Crowe
His best roles: Maximum Tenth Meridio - "Gladiator" (2000) John Nash - "A Bright Mind" (2001)

TOP 11:

Charlize Theron

Charlize Theron
His best roles: Aileen Wuorno - "Monster" (2003) Josey Aimes - "North Country" (2005)


TOP 10:

Will Smith

Will Smith
His best roles: Chris Gardner - "In Search of Happiness" (2006) Dr. Robert Neville - "I am Legend" (2007)

TOP 9:

Denzel Washington

Denzel Washington
His best roles: Detective Alonzo Harris - "Training Day" (2001) Captain William Whip Whitaker - "The Flight" (2012)

TOP 8:

Clint Eastwood

Clint Eastwood
His best roles: Frankie Dunn - "Million Dollar Baby" (2004) Walt Kowalski - "Gran Torino" (2008)

TOP 7:

Natalie Portman

Natalie Portman
His best roles: Alice Ayre - "Closer" (2004) Nina Sayers - "Black Swan" (2010)

TOP 6:

Meryl streep

Meryl streep
His best roles: Miranda Priestly - "The Devil Wears Fashion" (2006) Margaret Thatcher - "The Iron Lady" (2012)


TOP 5:

Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp
His best roles: Jack Sparrow - "Pirates of the Caribbean" Franchise (2002 - ...) Benjamin Barker - "Sweeny Todd" (2007)

TOP 4:

Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt
His best roles: Benjamin Button - "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" (2008) Billy Beane - "Moneyball" (2011)

TOP 3:

Morgan Freeman

Morgan Freeman
His best roles: Eddie "Scrap-Iron" Dupris - "Million Dollar Baby" (2004) Nelson Mandela - "Invictus" (2009)

TOP 2:

Leonardo Dicaprio

Leonardo Dicaprio
His best roles: Jordan Belfort - "The Wolf of Wall Sreet" (2013) Hugh Glass - "The Reborn" (2015)

TOP 1:

Tom Hanks

Tom Hanks
His best roles: Chuck Noland - "Shipwrecked" (2000) Robert Langdon - "The DaVinci Code" (2006)