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Favorite Actor and Actress

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For anyone who wants to share, post your favorite actor and your favorite actress. You can also include your favorite movie they are in as well. Mine are Cary Grant in North by Northwest and Vivien Leigh in Gone With the Wind.

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Spencer Tracy & Katherine Hepburn in "State of the Union"

Angela Landsbury also as the other woman fantastic!......

plus the movie "Guess Who Coming To Dinner" couldn't

help it had to put the two movies on my list.

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Humphrey Bogart in TREASURE OF THE SIERRA MADRE

Marlon Brando in ON THE WATERFRONT

 

INGRID BERGMAN in NOTORIUS

KATHERINE HEPBURN in THE LION IN WINTER

 

 

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Audrey Hepburn- Everything shes in (Shes my very favorite!)

Cary Grant- Everything he is in ( i am making it easy on myself LOL)

Vivien Leigh-Gone With the Wind, Waterloo Bridge.

Bette Davis- All About Eve

Grace Kelly ( everything shes ever been in)

Clark Gable -It Happend One Night & Gone With the Wind.

Jimmy Stewart- The Philadelphia Story, Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation & Rear Window :)

 

-Ashley

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Ingrid Bergman (she's my favorite actress).

 

Cary Grant (he's my favorite actor).

 

Followed by:

 

Bette Davis, Myrna Loy, Greta Garbo, Marlene Dietrich, Claudette Colbert, Greer Garson, Irene Dunne & Rosalind Russell.

 

Ronald Colman, William Powell, Errol Flynn, Tyrone Power, Dana Andrews, Charles Laughton, Gregory Peck & George Brent.

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I have a list. So here it goes.

 

Favorite Actresses: Joan Crawford, Jean Harlow, Grace Kelly, Lana Turner and Marilyn Monroe.

 

Favorite Actors: John Wayne, Joseph Cotten, James Stewart, Cary Grant and Errol Flynn.

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Hmmm, in addition to most of the character actors of the 1930s and 1940s, my favorites include (in no particular order):

 

Lionel Barrymore, John Barrymore, John Garfield, Cary Grant, James Cagney, Walter Huston, Warren William, James Gleason, William Powell, Dick Powell, Robert Montgomery, Robert Young, Edward G. Robinson, James Stewart, Dana Andrews, Ray Milland, Paul Muni, Humphrey Bogart, Spencer Tracy, Fredric March, John Mills, Fred MacMurray, Brian Donlevy, Warner Oland, Sidney Toler, Basil Rathbone, Joseph Cotten, Bela Lugosi, Ricardo Cortez, Harold Lloyd, Claude Rains, George Raft, Buster Keaton, Eddie Bracken and Joel McCrea.

 

I think that's about it for the men, I may have left some out, and then there are the women.....I'll come back!

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My favorites are Erroll Flynn, David Niven, Monty Wooley, Montgomery Clift, Roland Young, Leo Carroll and Clifton Webb--some eclectic grouping, yes? As for the gals:Ann Sheriden D. Kerr, Stanwick, Turner and a few others BUT few favorites today--

Leo

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I have a few (no particular order):

 

Actors: Paul Newman (Hud, Cat on a...), Montgomery Clift (A Place in the Sun), Cary Grant (everything), Gregory Peck (To Kill a Mockingbird)

 

Actresses: Elizabeth Taylor (everything), Grace Kelly (everything)

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Joan Fontaine in Rebecca

Errol Flynn and Olivia DeHaviland in all there adventure/western films

Bette Davis in Now, Voyager

James Stewart in It's a Wonderful Life

June Allyson in Good News, Little Women

Maureen O'Hara in The Quiet Man

Mary Pickford in Tess of Storm Country

Greer Garson in Pride and Prejudice

There's more but i just can't think of them right now, tell ya more later.

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Lillian Gish in La Boheme

Ronald Colman in Lost Horizon

Ronald Colman in a Tale Of Two Cities

Ona Munson in Shanghai Gesture

Mary AStor and Walter Huston in Dodsworth

Jennifer Jones in Portrait Of Jennie

Cary Grant in Arsenic and Old Lace

Kate Hepburn in Bringing Up Baby

Bette Davis in Jezebel

Jean Arthur in History is made at night

Marlene Dietrich in Shanghai Express

Miriam Hopkins in These three...

 

among many

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Good topic-- but difficult!

 

I guess I'll have to go with...

 

Cary Grant in anything,

Gregory Peck in To Kill a Mockingbird

Rex Harrison in My Fair Lady

Dustin Hoffman in The Graduate

William Daniels in 1776

David Niven in The Bishop's Wife

Sidney Poitier in Guess Who's Coming to Dinner

Dick van Dyke in Mary Poppins

Gordon McRae in Carousel

Robert Preston in The Music Man

Donald O'Connor in Singin' in the Rain

 

Katharine Hepburn in anything

Audrey Hepburn in anything

Grace Kelly in anything

Barbra Streisand in Hello Dolly (this may be controversial, I know)

Hermione Gingold in Gigi and The Music Man

... and I gotta go with Vivien Leigh in GWTW

 

Also, special award for superior screen chemistry goes to... (you guessed it!) Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy! (I know it's obvious, but I felt it had to be said or I wouldn't have been able to sleep tonight)

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