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Tue, Jun 18, 2019 12:09 PM

Live Poll: IMDb Users Favorite Character Actor

who is your favorite character actor?

A character actor is a supporting actor who plays unusual, interesting, or eccentric characters. The term, often contrasted with that of leading actor, is somewhat abstract and open to interpretation. In a literal sense, all actors can be considered character actors since they all play "characters", but in the usual sense it is an actor who plays a distinctive and important supporting role.

List: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls049610122/

Poll: https://www.imdb.com/poll/Cmb_gJgvwKo/

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a year ago


Eli Wallach 

Please also note that it's IMDb not IMDB.

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added and changed.

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a year ago

A lot of character actors are underrated and yet a ton of A-list movies would have never been as great without them. They're like a glue that keeps the cast together.  

I have an enormous alphabetical FYC list (which is still as far from being full as it could be) and every single one of them are among my favorite actors. You probably have seen each of those actors at least a few times in movies of all genres and levels, despite their lead roles are very much scarce. 
Aleksandr Bashirov
Marshall Bell
Michael Berryman 
Clancy Brown
Jeffrey Combs
Billy Drago 
Robert Englund
John Glover
Michael Halsey (his primary photograph is awfully cropped and shows teenage Christian Bale)
Sid Haig
Valeriy Legin
Dick Miller
Bill Moseley 
Ted Raimi
Vincent Schiavelli
Kurtwood Smith
Joe Spinell 
Brian Thompson 
David Warner
Ray Wise
Viktor Yevgrafov

It's pretty much impossible for me to choose just one... But probably Brion James. He was probably one of the first "this guy" actors I've ever noticed back in my early childhood. He pretty much made me understand the improtance of character actors. 

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James added

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a year ago

Steve Buscemi

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Exciting, Steve Buscemi is winning this horse race

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a year ago

Did you see that urbane wanted to change his choice?
Please also correct his name: suggested by urbanemovies

And you missed #20: suggested by Nikolay Yeriomin

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For me the same. I also wanted to change mine.

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changed urbanemovies choice

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Thanks. Please also remove urbane's first choice.

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done

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Thanks. Looks like you accidentally removed Nikolay's choice as well.

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Bump.

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a year ago

Some of my favorites are taken already, so I'll go with internationally obscure actor Zlatko Burić. His supporting roles in only a couple of Danish movies secure him a place among the performers most impersonated and cherished by my movie buddies and me.

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Not to make you guys jealous, 'movie buddies' consists of one guy I haven't seen face to face in four years and my sister who by this point watches about one movie every couple of months.

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Congratulations! A great one. :D

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a year ago

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IMDb Users Favorite Character Actor
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a year ago

Buscemi in a landslide so far. Didn't see that coming.