Hey, gang! Here is my Top 5 list of actors that I am still happy to see are still putting out quality work after long and respectable years of entertaining us. They each have varied and diverse movies in their filmographies that have resonated and still remain relevant today. This list is comprised of actors with strong film backgrounds that are now involved with Cable shows for networks like HBO, Showtime and even TNT. Enjoy!
5) Jon Voight for “Ray Donovan”
Stand Out Films: Midnight Cowboy, Mission Impossible, The Champ, National Treasure, Heat, Deliverance, Runaway Train.
4) Rutger Hauer for “True Blood”
Stand Out Films: Blade Runner, Hobo with a Shotgun, Buffy, The Vampire Slayer, Blind Fury, The Hitcher, Salem’s Lot (remake), Ladyhawke.
3) Will Patton for “Falling Skies”
Stand Out Films: No Way Out, Romeo is Bleeding, The Puppet Masters, Armageddon, Gone in 60 Seconds, The Mothman Prophecies, Copycat.
2) Mandy Patinkin for “Homeland”
Stand Out Films: Ragtime, The Princess Bride, Yentl, True Colors, Dick Tracy, Alien Nation, House on Carroll Street
“You are the smartest and dumbest fucking person I’ve ever known” – Saul (Mandy Patinkin) to Carrie / “Homeland”
1) James Remar for “Dexter”
Stand Out Films: 48 Hours, The Warriors, Drugstore Cowboy, Judge Dredd, What Lies Beneath, Pineapple Express, Django Unchained, X men First Class
Hope you all enjoyed the post.
Who are some actors or actresses you are grateful to still be around and acting?
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