The Greatest Actors of Hollywood's Golden Age

  1. Humphrey Bogart-Casablanca, The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, The Maltese Falcon, The Big Sleep, The African Queen
  2. James Stewart-Vertigo, Mr Smith Goes to Washington, Its a Wonderful Life, Rear Window, A Philadelphia Story
  3. Marlon Brando-On the Waterfront, The Godfather, A Streetcar Named Desire, Apocalypse Now, Last Tango in Paris
  4. Cary Grant-North by Northwest, Bringing Up Baby, The Philadelphia Story, Notorius, His Girl Friday.
  5. Gary Cooper-High Noon, Pride of the Yankees, Mr. Deeds Goes to Town, Sergeant York, Balls of Fire.
  6. Henry Fonda-12 Angry Men, The Grapes of Wrath, Once Upon a Time in the West, The Ox-Bow Incident, On Golden Pond.
  7. Charlie Chaplin-The Great Dictator, City Lights, The Gold Rush, Modern Times, Monsieur Verdoux.
  8. Orson Welles-Citizen Kane, The Third Man, Touch of Evil, The Stranger, The Lady From Shanghai.
  9. Gregory Peck-To Kill a Mockingbird, Twelve O'Clock High, The Guns of Navarone, Cape Fear, Spellbound.
  10. James Dean-Rebel Without A Cause, East of Eden, Giant,
  11. Spencer Tracy-Boys Town, Judgment at Nuremberg, Captains Courageous, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner. Inherit the Wind.
  12. Clark Gable-Gone With The Wind, It Happened One Night, Mutiny on the Bounty, Run Silent Run Deep, The Misfits.
  13. John Wayne-The Searchers, True Grit, Stagecoach, The Quiet Man, The Shootist.
  14. Jack Lemmon-The Apartment, Some Like It Hot, Save the Tiger, The Odd Couple, Days of Wine and Roses.
  15. James Cagney-The Public Enemy, Yankee Doodle Dandy, White Heat, Angels with Dirty Faces, Ragtime.
  16. Edward G Robinson-Little Caesar, Double Indemnity, Key Largo, The Ten Commandments, The Stranger.
  17. Lawrence Olivier-Hamlet, Wuthering Heights, Rebecca, Henry V, The Entertainer.
  18. William Holden- Sunset Boulevard, The Bridge on the River Kwai, The Wild Bunch, The Towering Inferno, Network, Stalag 17.
  19. Charlton Heston-Ben Hur, The Ten Commandments, Planet of the Apes, Touch of Evil, El Cid
  20. Kirk Douglas-Paths of Glory, Spartacus, Champion, The Bad and the Beautiful, Lust for Life.
  21. Burt Lancaster-From Here to Eternity, The Birdman of Alcatraz, Elmer Gantry, Judgment at Nuremberg, Atlantic City
  22. Robert Mitchum-Night of the Hunter, Cape Fear, Out of the Past
  23. Alec Guinness -Bridge on the River Kwai, Star Wars, Kind Hearts and Coronets, The Ladykillers, Oliver Twist.
  24. Montgomery Clift- From Here to Eternity, A Place in the Sun
  25. Claude Rains -Notorius, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, Casablanca
  26. Peter Lorre-M, The Maltese Falcon
  27. Joseph Cotten-Shadow of a Doubt, The Third Man, Citizen Kane
  28. Groucho Marx-Duck Soup, A Night at the Opera
  29. ~Peter O'Toole-Lawrence of Arabia, Becket, The Lion in Winter, The Stunt Man, My Favorite Year.
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Roughly 1935-1965