10 Most Popular Male Actors

Wednesday, March 16 by T. Cousin

Would you like to know who the 10 most popular male actors are these days? The film industry is full of stars and their popularity is always changing. Here is the list of the ten most popular male actors in Hollywood.

  1. Will Smith Smith started off as a rapper for the hip-hop duo DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince. Smith went on to star in the popular TV sitcom "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" and in blockbuster movies such as "I Am Legend" (for which he won a Saturn Award for Best Actor) and "Hancock."
  2. Nicholas Cage Cage is considered one of the most versatile actors in Hollywood. Nicholas won an Academy Award for Best Actor for his part in "Leaving Las Vegas."
  3. Eddie Murphy Eddie won a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor in "Dreamgirls." Murphy, who became popular on "Saturday Night Live," is now one of the top grossing film stars ever. Murphy recently appeared in "Norbit" and he is the voice of the Donkey in the "Shrek" series
  4. Ben Stiller Stiller is one of the most popular male actors because of his comedic roles. He is also the recipient of an Emmy Award for his writing on "The Ben Stiller Show." Stiller is the star of such films as "Meet The Parents," "Meet The Fockers" and "Night at the Museum."
  5. Denzel Washington Washington is popular because of his unmatched acting skills. He started his acting career in television back in 1977 and went on to win an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for his role in the movie "Glory."
  6. Tom Hanks Hanks molds himself into the characters he plays. He is one of the finest actors Hollywood has ever witnessed. Hanks was on the popular hit TV series "Bosom Buddies" and he also won an Oscar for Best Actor for "Forrest Gump." In 2006, Tom appeared in the blockbuster movie "The Da Vinci Code," as well as its sequel "Angels & Demons."
  7. Johnny Depp Depp's first major role was in the 1984 movie "A Nightmare On Elm Street." In 1999 Johnny received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He is also an actor in "The Pirates Of The Caribbean" franchise. Depp won a Golden Globe Award for his performance in "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street."
  8. Tom Cruise Cruise has become popular in the action genre. His acting won him a Golden Globe Award for "Born on The Fourth of July." Cruise is the star of "Mission Impossible."
  9. Bruce Willis Bruce became popular on the TV series "Moonlighting," for which he won an Emmy. Willis went on to become a film action hero and is well known for his role in the "Die Hard" movie franchise.
  10.  Leonardo DiCaprio DiCaprio is one of the most talented and popular actors in his generation. DiCaprio was nominated for an Academy Award for his supporting role in the film "What's Eating Gilbert Grape" when he was nineteen years old. He is the winner of a Golden Globe Award for his performance in "Aviator."
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