The best movie action actors
All these actors have in common their ability to fight and get out of these fights unharmed. Blows, punches, kicks ... Choose your favorite action actor.
Errol Leslie Thomson Flynn (June 20, 1909 - October 14, 1959) was a famous Australian-American actor, known for his ideally romantic, classic and Action characters.
William Holden (1918 - 1981) was an American actor. In 1937, while still in college, Holden was hired by a film studio. His first role, of a secondary nature, was the following year at Prison Farm and his first performance as a protagonist was made a year later in Golden Dream (Golden Boy), a film in which he gave life to a boxer who wishes to be a violinist. He began to succeed on his return from World War II when he appeared in roles that combined his attractive appearance with his cynical expression of detachment. Films like Twilight of the Gods (Sunset Boulevard, for which he got his first Oscar nomination from Hollywood), Traitor in Hell (Stalag 17, for which he won an Oscar for best leading actor in 1953), Picnic ( where his half-naked caused a whole scandal in the United States), or the bridge over the river Kwai; they were important stages in his career and made Holden a popular actor among the public and Hollywood professionals. With films like Born Yesterday and Sabrina, he proved that he was also a good comedy actor. Holden not only acted in memorable films, but had to intervene in a large number of mediocre productions bound by his contracts with film studios. This circumstance, together with his love for drinking, had its price. In some movies he was seen moving in a suspiciously unstable way. Even so, in all these years and until the end of his career Holden intervened in quality films, such as Network, a relentless world, along with Faye Dunaway, where he got his last Oscar nomination, in 1977, although he took his cast partner Peter Finch posthumously, and on SOB, his latest film, alongside Julie Andrews.
Chow Yun-Fat (Chinese: 周潤發, pinyin: Zhōu Rùnfā) born May 18, 1955 in Lamma Island, Hong Kong), is a Chinese actor. He is one of the most internationally known actors from Hong Kong along with Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan, Tony Leung, Jet Li or Michelle Yeoh among others.
Toshirō Mifune (三 船 敏 郎, Mifune Toshirō?) (N., Qingdao, April 1, 1920 - December 24, 1997) was an actor [[Japan | Japanese. He is especially known for his roles in the masterpieces of Hiroshi Inagaki (in the role of the mythical samurai Musashi Miyamoto) and in the work of Akira Kurosawa of the 1950s and 1960s. He was born in Tokyo, in Japan. After finishing school he studied photography, and then had to absolve military service during World War II. In 1947 Mifune underwent a test for new actors, but was not admitted. However, a director noticed him and recommended him to another director, Senkichi Taniguchi, who hired him for what would be Mifune's first film, Shin Baka Jidai, which was filmed in the same year. Throughout his long career, Mifune intervened in 16 Akira Kurosawa films, most of which became film classics. Famous is the film, The Seven Samurai (1954) where you can see all the interpretative quality of Mifune and for which he became known worldwide. Another famous film where he acted was Rashomon, where he played an assailant involved in a murder. He was the best known Japanese actor in the world and was awarded twice with the Volpi Cup as best actor at the Venice Film Festival, in 1961 by Yojimbo and in 1965 by Barbarroja. He intervened in several films and productions for American television. Unpublished for a Japanese artist, Mifune starred in a Mexican film titled Ánimas Trujano in 1962, under the direction of celebrated director Ismael Rodríguez. It is worth mentioning that this film was filmed entirely in Spanish, so Mifune had to study Mexican actors' tapes for months, completely memorizing their part of the script (although in the end it was dubbed by Narciso Busquets).  All in all, and thanks to his incredible histrionic abilities, Mifune achieves a complete representation of the character in question: The ambitious, drunk and Irresponsible Indigenous Oaxacaque änimas Trujano. His filmography includes more than 160 titles, including movies and movies and mini-series for television.
Peter Frederick Weller (b. June 24, 1947) is an American actor and director. He is best known for his role as RoboCop in the first two RoboCop movies, and for his papael as Buckaroo Banzai in the classic-cultural The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension.
Burt Lancaster (November 2, 1913 - October 20, 1994) was an American actor, belonging to the classic cinema of that country. Of strong attraction and energy, his figure was synonymous with the gallant and rude man. His interpretative prestige increased from his collaboration in European cinema, especially from his collaborations with Luchino Visconti. In Spanish, there is a popular phrase made in which this actor is quoted: "La cagaste Burt Lancaster".
Kurt Vogel Russell (Springfield, United States, March 17, 1951), is an American actor. In 1963, when he was 12 years old, he appeared in a film starring Elvis Presley entitled It Happened at the World's Fair (movie that in Spain was titled Fists and Tears), in which he kicked Elvis himself in the shin. Interestingly, in 1979 he played the singer in a television movie, Elvis, directed by John Carpenter, which earned him the Emmy Award nomination. During the filming, he met actress Season Hubley, whom he married in 1979, and whose son Boston was born with. He was married to Season Hubley from 1979 to 1983. He had a brief career as a professional baseball player, playing as a second baseman in the minor leagues, until an injury prevented him from continuing. Kurt's father, Bing Russell, who had also played baseball, appeared in several chapters of the acclaimed TV series Bonanza in the role of the sheriff's assistant. Kurt Russell also appeared in the famous series The Great Chaparral as the son of gunman Johhny Rondo, in the episode The Guns of Johnny Rondo. He has a flight pilot's license. He has shot more than 40 films, among which are: Flare, "The Thing" (again with John Carpenter), Blow in Little China, Stargate, Tango and Cash, Breakdown, Poseidon, 1997, Rescue in New York or 2013 , Rescue in Los Angeles. Since 1983 he is married to actress Goldie Hawn, with whom he has a son, Wyatt Russell, who studies and plays hockey in Vancouver (Canada), where the whole family lives. Recently he has been a grandfather, giving birth to actress Kate Hudson, daughter of Goldie Hawn. His movie double was Dick Warlock, for twenty-five years.
Sir Thomas Sean Connery (born August 25, 1930 in Edinburgh) is an Oscar-winning actor and film producer, is known, among other roles, for his role as James Bond. Sean Connery was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in July 2000.
Keanu Charles Reeves (pronounced / keɪˈɑːnuː /) (n. September 2, 1964, Beirut, Lebanon) is a Canadian film and television actor, known for his interventions in films such as My Private Idaho (1991), Speed (1994), The Matrix (1999), The Matrix Reloaded (2003), The Matrix Revolutions (2003), Constantine (2005), The House of the Lake (2006) or The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008).
Jean Reno (born July 30, 1948) is a French film, television and theater actor of Spanish origin born in Morocco. His real name is Juan Moreno and Herrera Jiménez. He began his career as an actor in French films, in many Luc Besson films, two of which were very important for his professional career: Le Grand Bleu and Léon. Most of his works are indifferently in French and English, although he also speaks Spanish.
Clinton Eastwood Jr. (May 31, 1930, San Francisco, California, United States) is an American actor, film director, film producer, screenwriter, musician and composer. He has been awarded five Oscar awards, an Irving G. Thalberg award, five Golden Globe awards, a Screen Actors Guild Award and five People's Choice Awards in addition to numerous other international awards. His long film career extends from 1955 to the present (2010).
Russell Ira Crowe (born in Wellington, New Zealand, on April 7, 1964) is an Australian-New Zealand Oscar-winning actor from the Academy, BAFTA, Golden Globe and Actors Guild Award. His acting career began in the early 1990s with roles in Australian television series such as Police Rescue and films such as Romper Stomper. Also at that time, it began to appear in American films, such as the 1997 LA Confidential. He has been nominated three times for the Oscar; won one in 2000 for the movie Gladiator. Crowe is also co-owner of the South Sydney Rabbitohs, a National Rugby League team. He also supports Leeds Rhinos in the European Super League and is a recognized supporter of FC Barcelona. Crowe currently lives in Sydney (Australia).
Thomas Cruise Mapother IV, better known as Tom Cruise (Syracuse, New York; July 3, 1962) is an American actor. He has starred in some of the most successful fundraising films in the last three decades: Top Gun, The Color of Money, Rain Man, Interview with the Vampire and the Mission: Impossible saga. He has also won three Oscar nominations for best actor: in 1990, in 1997 for Jerry Maguire and in 2000 for Magnolia. Considered one of the sex symbols of today's cinema, his sentimental life has been exposed in the media. He has married three well-known actresses: Mimi Rogers, Nicole Kidman and Katie Holmes. His relationship with Penelope Cruz also had to speak, as well as his affiliation and propaganda to the Church of Scientology. These controversial events have affected his public image and professional progress in recent years. His long-standing company, Paramount Pictures, decided to do without it, and to continue his career Cruise has reactivated another veteran firm, United Artists, with which he hopes to produce his future projects.
Li Lian Jie (b. Beijing, April 26, 1963), known as Jet Li, is a Chinese actor, a martial arts specialist and nationalized Singaporean since June 16, 2009.
Carlos Ray Norris (b. March 10, 1940), also known as Chuck Norris, is an American actor, world karate champion, former military man and founder of a karate association.
Brad Pitt (Shawnee, Oklahoma State, December 18, 1963) is an American actor, producer and philanthropist. He achieved fame in the mid-1990s, after starring in several Hollywood movies. Pitt received a Golden Globe and an Oscar Award nomination for his role in the 1995 film Twelve Monkeys, in addition to a nomination in the category of best actor for his participation in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. Pitt has been considered several times by popular culture as the most attractive man in the world] and is one of the most recognized stars in Hollywood.  His courtship with Gwyneth Paltrow, his former marriage to actress Jennifer Aniston and his current relationship with Angelina Jolie have been widely covered by the world press. He is the father of six children with Jolie, three of them biological. In addition, since he began his romance with the actress, he has been actively involved in social issues, both in the United States and internationally.
Harrison Ford (born in Chicago on July 13, 1942) is an American film and television actor. He owes his notoriety to his collaboration with screenwriter, producer and director George Lucas, who was the first to give him the chance to confirm himself as an actor. His roles as Han Solo in the original Star Wars and Indiana Jones trilogy raised him to the international star level. Although an initial box office failure, Ridley Scott's movie, Blade Runner, where he plays the role of replicating hunter Rick Deckard, ended up becoming a science fiction cult movie.
Bruce Lee, 李小龍 (San Francisco, November 27, 1940 - Hong Kong, July 20, 1973. Bruce Lee, whose real name was Lee Jun Fan (born November 27, 1940 in San Francisco, California and died on 20 July 1973 in Hong Kong) was a mythical and charismatic American martial artist, actor and philosopher of Chinese origin, perhaps the most famous of the twentieth century for the perfection he achieved in the development of Kung Fu and responsible for the opening of the arts Chinese martials to the West.
José Antonio Domínguez Banderas, Benalmádena (Málaga), August 10, 1960 is a Spanish actor, singer, producer and film director. He was the first Spanish actor who managed to stabilize in American cinema, an industry for which he has been working since the early 1990s. He is married to Hollywood star Melanie Griffith with whom she has a daughter, Stella del Carmen and together they form one of the most stable couples in the cinema. He has been the first Spanish actor to be nominated for the Golden Globes, the Tony Awards and the Emmy Awards.
Steven F. Seagal (pronounced with an accent on the last syllable: / sɨˈgɑːl /; born in Lansing, Michigan on April 10, 1952) is an action film actor, martial arts expert and American musician. Black belt, seventh dan in Aikidō, Seagal was the first Westerner to run a dōjō of this specialty in Japan.In addition, he has extensive knowledge of Kendō, Judo, Karate and Sipalki. On the other hand, Seagal has released two blues music albums and works as a reserve deputy Sheriff in the Jefferson Parish community, Louisiana.
Matthew Paige Damon (October 8, 1970) is an American actor and screenwriter. Winner of the Oscar award for best original screenplay by Good Will Hunting and nominated for best actor for the same work.
Mel Columcille Gerard Gibson AO (Peekskill, New York, January 3, 1956) is an American actor, director and film producer raised in Australia. After achieving fame with the movie series "Mad Max" and "Lethal Weapon," Gibson embarked on directing and acting in the five-award-winning Academy Awards "Braveheart": including best film and best direction. Gibson's direction in this film made him the sixth Oscar-winning actor-director as Best Director. In 2004, he directed and produced The Passion of Christ, a film that managed to raise more than 600 million dollars, and that recounted the last hours of the life of Jesus Christ.
Jean Claude Van Damme
Jean-Claude Van Damme (born October 18, 1960 in Berchem-Sainte-Agathe, in the Brussels region, Belgium) is a film actor and expert in Belgian martial arts. Due to his place of origin and his physique, he is nicknamed "The Muscles of Brussels". Black belt in Shotokan Karate and notable musculature, Van Damme is recognized as one of the highest grossing actors during the 1980s and the 1990s of Hollywood action movies. Among his most influential tapes are: Bloody Contact (1988), Double Impact (1991), Universal Soldier (1992), Hard Target (1993), Timecop (1994), Maximum Risk (1996) and JCVD (2008).
Jason Michael Statham (Sydenham, London, September 12, 1967), is a British film actor, known for his roles in the films of Guy Ritchie Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, Blitz, Snatch and Revolver, as well as in Crank , 1 and 2, and the trilogy of The Transporter.
Mark Sinclair Vincent (New York, July 18, 1967), better known as Vin Diesel, is an American actor, known for his work in action movies such as Fast & Furious, Pitch Black, xXx and The Chronicles Of Riddick.
Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone (born in New York, New York, United States on July 6, 1946) is an American actor, writer and film director. Also known as "Sly" Stallone, he is considered one of the most important stars of action cinema since the 1970s. Stallone has given life to two of the most iconic characters in Hollywood cinema: Rocky Balboa, the humble boxer of Philadelphia that beat all odds and in the face of adversity, became champion; and John Rambo, the tormented former green beret veteran of the Vietnam War, specializing in rescue and revenge missions. Apart from the Rocky and Rambo sagas, among his most popular films are: The Expendables (2010), Assassins (1995), Judge Dredd (1995), The Specialist (1994), Demolition Man (1993), Cliffhanger (1993 ), Lock Up (1989), Tango and Cash (1989), Over the Top (1987) and Cobra (1986).
Willard Christopher Smith Jr. (September 25, 1968, Wnynnefield), better known as Will Smith, is an American rapper and actor. Smith, who was born in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania), has succeeded in his two artistic facets, becoming the most powerful actor on the planet in 2007 by Newsweek.  He has been nominated for four Golden Globe Awards, two Oscar Awards, and has won several Grammy Awards. In the late 1980s, Smith achieved modest fame as a rapper under the name of The Fresh Prince. In 1990, however, his fame increased dramatically when he starred in the television series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. The program continued for almost half a decade (1990 - 1996) on the NBC and has been permanently broadcast on several channels. In the mid-90s, Smith went from television to cinema, and ultimately acted in numerous films that achieved great box office success. He is the only actor in history who has acted in eight consecutive films that generated more than $ 100 million at the national box office, as well as being the only actor who has participated in eight consecutive films in number one.  His most financially successful films have been Bad Boys, Bad Boys II, Independence Day, Men in Black, Men in Black II, Me, Robot, In Search of Happiness, I'm Legend, Hancock, Wild Wild West, Public Enemy, Shark Tale, Hitch and Seven Souls. He also received critical acclaim for his performances in Ali and Six Degrees of Separation.
Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger (born July 30, 1947), is an American nationalized Austrian bodybuilder, actor and politician. He is currently the governor of California.
Dwayne Douglas Johnson (May 2, 1972), better known as The Rock, is an American actor, comedian and former professional wrestler. After fighting under different names, Johnson worked for the World Wrestling Federation / Entertainment (WWF / E) from 1998 to 2003. After his appearance in the movie The Mummy Returns, he launched his film career with roles in different comedies and action movies. Johnson was 9 times World Champion during his career in professional wrestling: 7 times WWF Champion (his last reign was as Undisputed Champion) and 2 times WCW World Champion. He was also the winner of the 2000 Royal Rumble edition and was Champion of the Three Crowns.
Chan Kong Sang (Hong Kong, April 7, 1954), better known as Jackie Chan, is a martial artist, singer, actor, acrobat, double action, coordinator of action doubles, director, screenwriter and Chinese film producer. He is one of the most recognized men worldwide in martial arts cinema, known mainly for his charisma, his acrobatic style fights, the improvised use of any object at his reach (like a spoon) and for his high-risk scenes. In his acting career he has starred in more than one hundred films.
Walter Bruce Willis (b. Idar-Oberstein, Germany, March 19, 1955), better known as Bruce Willis, is an American actor and producer, whose career began in the television industry during the 1980s, appearing since then in films where interprets comic, dramatic and action roles. He is known for his portrayal of officer John McClane in the Die Hard series, which garnered good reviews and considerable collection from the premiere of the first film in 1988. He has also appeared in more than sixty films, including blockbusters such as Pulp Fiction, Sin City, Twelve Monkeys, The Fifth Element, Armageddon and The Sixth Sense.