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Anonymous asked in Entertainment & MusicCelebrities · 1 decade ago

what are your favorite classic film stars?

My favorites ( by decade )

1920's:

Clara Bow

Louise Brooks

Lon Chaney

Harold Lloyd

Monty Banks

Charlie Chaplin

Buster Keaton

Roscoe ' Fatty Arbuckle

Douglas Fairbanks

John Barrymore

Gloria Swanson

1930's / 1940's

Barbara Stanwyck

Edward G. Robinson

James Cagney

Clark Gable

Jean Harlow

Laurel and Hardy

Lupe Velez

Jimmy Durante

Humphrey Bogart

The Marx brothers

The Three Stooges

Bette Davis

Joan Crawford

Norma Shearer

Cary Grant

Mickey Rooney

Judy Garland

Katherine Hepburn

Errol Flynn

Gary Cooper

1950's

Gregory Peck

Abbott and Costello

James Dean

Marilyn Monroe

Marlon Brando

John Garfield

Montgomery Clift

Elizabeth Taylor

Gene Kelly

John Wayne

Tony Curtis

Grace Kelly

1960's

Audrey Hepburn

Paul Newman

Jack Nicholson

Peter Fonda

Dennis Hopper

Sidney Poiter

Walter Matthau

Jack Lemmon

Dean Martin

Frank Sinatra

Sammy Davis Jr.

Brigitte Bardot ( HOT ! )

Faye Dunaway - Rosemary's Baby / Bonnie and Clyde

Warren Beatty - Bonnie and Clyde

1970's

Clint Eastwood - Dirty Harry

John Travolta - Saturday Night Fever / Grease

Sylvester Stallone - Rocky

Update:

1980's

Michael J. Fox

Tom Cruise

Molly Ringwald

1990's / 2000's

Mel Gison

Joe Pesci

Robert De Niro

Al Pacino

Tom Hanks

Bruce Willis

Julia Roberts

George Clooney

Will Smith

Adrian Brody

Denzel Washington

Harrison Ford

Arnold Scwartzenegger

Johnny Depp

Orlando Bloom

Halle Berry

Ben Afflack

Heath Ledger

Update 2:

Gene Hackman - French Connection / Hoosiers

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Ooooh I love this question! It seems these days everyone no one remembers or appreciates true acting icons.

    I absolutely love Charlie Chaplin, he was a comedic genius and a fantastic actor. Haven't seen a lot of Humphrey Bogart's movies but he's a legend, and the ones I've seen he's fantastic in. My sister is obsessed with Gregory Peck and I love him too - great actor and so attractive. And Marilyn Monroe is very funny - I love her in Some Like It Hot and the Seven Year Itch.

    Back to the Future is one of my all-time favorite movies, Michael J. Fox was adorable in that, haha. and I love most of the modern actors you listed. But my favorite on this list would definitely have to be Audrey Hepburn. She's my favorite actress of all time - elegant, poised, resilient, kind-hearted, charismatic.. People say "So and so is the new Audrey Hepburn," but as far as I'm concerned there will NEVER be another like Miss Hepburn - she truly is a legend and icon. =)

    ...Why thumbs down?!?? =(

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  • 1 decade ago

    Marilyn Monroe, Doris Day, Bette Davis, Jane Russell, Shelley Winters, Carroll Baker, Lauren Bacall, Betty Grable, Joan Crawford, Liz Taylor, Sue Lyon, Brooke Shields, Kathleen Turner, Jessica Lange, Kelly McGillis, Kelly Le Brock, Bette Midler, Jane Fonda, Goldie Hawn, Mamie Van Doreen, Jayne Mansfield, Rita Hayworth, Barbara Stanwyk, Judy Garland, Liza Minnelli, Angela Lansbury, Vivien Leigh, Nova Villa (Philippines), Drew Barrymore, Helen Slater, Phoebe Cates, Hope Lange, Ginger Rogers, Lana Turner, Rio Locsin (Philippines), Joan Collins, Connie Francis, Kate Winslet, Janet Leigh, Jamie Lee Curtis, Melanie Griffith, Tiffy Hedren, Olivia Newton-John, Farrah Fawcett, Jessica Tandy, Joan Leslie, Natalie Wood, Kim Novak, Margaret Rutherford, Diana Dors, Twiggy, etc.

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  • 1 decade ago

    Audrey Hepburn

    All of her movies are EXCELLENT !

    By the wait like your list :)

    Source(s): ^^
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  • 1 decade ago

    70s colombo

    80s trigger

    90s homer j

    00s bob the builder

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