20th century cinema was all about advancements - technologically, emotionally, artistically and creatively. The era gave us some world-class classics that shall be revered and enjoyed for generations to come in the future centuries. These movies are monumental in all terms – some unforgettable performances, charismatic screen presence, perfect script, brilliant direction and top-notch editing. Be it ‘Casablanca’ or ‘It happened One Night’, ‘North by Northwest’ or ‘It’s A Wonderful Life’, ‘The Godfather’ or ‘The Searches’, ‘Top Hat’ or ‘To Kill a Mocking Bird’, all of these movies and many more are today institutions in their own self. They beautifully portray the tradition and ethnicity of the bygone era, thus bringing out the historical and cultural context of the century. Though due credit for the same goes to the entire cast and crew of the films, one cannot ignore the hard work done by the actors in projecting the vision and making it a reality. Popularly called the face of cinema, American actors of the 20th century largely contributed in turning the fate of films with their inherent acting talent and their brilliant portrayal on screen. Today, it is hard to ignore the contribution made by Marlon Brando, Humphrey Bogart, James Stewart, John Wayne or Fred Astaire in the field of acting. Check this section and find out some of the famous American actors of the 20th century.
Jason MomoaJason Momoa

01 August 1979

Clint EastwoodClint Eastwood

31 May 1930

Bradley CooperBradley Cooper

05 January 1975

Macaulay CulkinMacaulay Culkin

26 August 1980

Dwayne JohnsonDwayne Johnson

02 May 1972

Tom CruiseTom Cruise

03 July 1962

Sylvester StalloneSylvester Stallone

06 July 1946

Chris PrattChris Pratt

21 June 1979

Dick Van DykeDick Van Dyke

13 December 1925

Leonardo DicaprioLeonardo DiCaprio

11 November 1974

Kurt RussellKurt Russell

17 March 1951

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Michael DouglasMichael Douglas

25 September 1944

Johnny DeppJohnny Depp

09 June 1963

John KrasinskiJohn Krasinski

20 October 1979

Mark WahlbergMark Wahlberg

05 June 1971

Kevin SpaceyKevin Spacey

26 July 1959

Kirk DouglasKirk Douglas

09 December 1916

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Zac EfronZac Efron

18 October 1987

Brad PittBrad Pitt

18 December 1963

Sam ElliottSam Elliott

09 August 1944

Jim CarreyJim Carrey

17 January 1962

Robin WilliamsRobin Williams

21 July 1951

Will SmithWill Smith

25 September 1968

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Tom HanksTom Hanks

09 July 1956

Jake GyllenhaalJake Gyllenhaal

19 December 1980

Ashton KutcherAshton Kutcher

07 February 1978

Frank SinatraFrank Sinatra

12 December 1915

Bruce LeeBruce Lee

27 November 1940

Robert De NiroRobert De Niro

17 August 1943

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Liam NeesonLiam Neeson

07 June 1952

Ray LiottaRay Liotta

18 December 1954

Robert Downey Jr.Robert Downey Jr.

04 April 1965

Josh BrolinJosh Brolin

12 February 1968

Charlie SheenCharlie Sheen

03 September 1965

Patrick SwayzePatrick Swayze

18 August 1952

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Andy SambergAndy Samberg

18 August 1978

Bruce WillisBruce Willis

19 March 1955

Nicolas CageNicolas Cage

07 January 1964

Cole SprouseCole Sprouse

04 August 1992

Eddie MurphyEddie Murphy

03 April 1961

Kevin HartKevin Hart

06 July 1979

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Bing CrosbyBing Crosby

03 May 1903

Snoop DoggSnoop Dogg

20 October 1971

Adam SandlerAdam Sandler

09 September 1966

Jeff BridgesJeff Bridges

04 December 1949

Jaden Smith Jaden Smith

08 July 1998

Paul WalkerPaul Walker

12 September 1973

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Denzel WashingtonDenzel Washington

28 December 1954

Ben AffleckBen Affleck

15 August 1972

Chevy ChaseChevy Chase

08 October 1943

John MalkovichJohn Malkovich

09 December 1953

Marlon BrandoMarlon Brando

03 April 1924

Harrison FordHarrison Ford

13 July 1942

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Danny DeVitoDanny DeVito

17 November 1944

John TravoltaJohn Travolta

18 February 1954

O J SimpsonO. J. Simpson

09 July 1947

Samuel L. JacksonSamuel L. Jackson

21 December 1948

Al PacinoAl Pacino

25 April 1940

Matt DamonMatt Damon

08 October 1970

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Jeremy RennerJeremy Renner

07 January 1971

Joaquin PhoenixJoaquin Phoenix

28 October 1974

Bill MurrayBill Murray

21 September 1950

Alec BaldwinAlec Baldwin

03 April 1958

Matthew PerryMatthew Perry

19 August 1969

jack nicholsonJack Nicholson

22 April 1937

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John Wayne John Wayne

26 May 1907

James StewartJames Stewart

20 May 1908

Will FerrellWill Ferrell

16 July 1967

Burt ReynoldsBurt Reynolds

11 February 1936

Chris FarleyChris Farley

15 February 1964

Vin DieselVin Diesel

18 July 1967

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George ClooneyGeorge Clooney

06 May 1961

Donnie WahlbergDonnie Wahlberg

17 August 1969

James FrancoJames Franco

19 April 1978

Tim AllenTim Allen

13 June 1953

Channing TatumChanning Tatum

26 April 1980

Peter DinklagePeter Dinklage

11 June 1969

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Mel GibsonMel Gibson

03 January 1956

Milo VentimigliaMilo Ventimiglia

08 July 1977

Tom SelleckTom Selleck

29 January 1945