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My Favorite Characters (Male)

by amg123 created on May 12, 2012 (a list of 18 characters )
1. Jamie Waring (Tyrone Power)
Tyrone Edmund Power, Jr. (May 5, 1914 - November 15, 1958), usually credited as Tyrone Power and known sometimes as Ty Power, was an American film and stage actor who appeared in dozens of films from the 1930s to the 1950s, often in swashbuckler roles or romantic leads such as in The Mark of Zorro, ... read more...
2. Peter Blood (Errol Flynn)
Errol Leslie Flynn (20 June 1909 - 14 October 1959) was an Australian actor. He was known for his romantic swashbuckler roles in Hollywood films and his flamboyant lifestyle. Errol Flynn was born in Hobart, Tasmania, where his father, Theodore Thomson Flynn, was a lecturer (1909) and later prof... read more...
3. Dr. Hackenbush (Groucho Marx)
Julius Henry "Groucho" Marx (October 2, 1890 - August 19, 1977) was an American comedian and film star famed as a master of wit. His rapid-fire delivery of innuendo-laden patter earned him many admirers. He made 13 feature films with his siblings the Marx Brothers, of whom he was the third-born. He ... read more...
4. Rhett Butler (Clark Gable)
William Clark Gable (February 1, 1901 - November 16, 1960), known as Clark Gable, was an American film actor most famous for his role as Rhett Butler in the 1939 Civil War epic film Gone with the Wind, in which he starred with Vivien Leigh. His performance earned him his third nomination for the Aca... read more...
5. Jerry/Daphne (Jack Lemmon)
John Uhler "Jack" Lemmon III (February 8, 1925 - June 27, 2001) was an American actor and musician. He starred in more than 60 films including Some Like It Hot, The Apartment, Mister Roberts (for which he won the 1955 Best Supporting Actor Academy Award), Days of Wine and Roses, The Great Race, Irma... read more...
6. Heathcliff (Laurence Olivier)
Laurence Kerr Olivier, Baron Olivier of Brighton, OM (22 May 1907 - 11 July 1989) was an English actor, director, and producer. He was one of the most famous and revered actors of the 20th century. He married three times, to fellow actors Jill Esmond, Vivien Leigh, and Joan Plowright.Olivier pl... read more...
7. Howard Roark (Gary Cooper)
Frank James โ€œGaryโ€ Cooper (May 7, 1901 - May 13, 1961) was an American film actor. He was renowned for his quiet, understated acting style and his stoic, individualistic, emotionally restrained, but at times intense screen persona, which was particularly well suited to the many Westerns he made.... read more...
8. Mortimer Brewster (Cary Grant)
Archibald Alexander Leach (January 18, 1904 - November 29, 1986), better known by his stage name Cary Grant, was an English actor who later took U.S. citizenship. Known for his transatlantic accent, debonair demeanor and "dashing good looks", Grant is considered one of classic Hollywood's definitive... read more...
9. Shapeley (Roscoe Karns)
Roscoe Karns (September 7, 1891 - February 6, 1970) was an American actor. He appeared in nearly 150 films between 1915 and 1964.He played the title role in the popular DuMont Television Network series Rocky King, Inside Detective from 1950 to 1954. His son, character actor Todd Karns, also appeared... read more...
10. Rodolfo Tonetti (Erik Rhodes)
Erik Rhodes (February 10, 1906 - February 17, 1990) was an American film and Broadway singer and actor. He is best remembered today for appearing in two classic Hollywood musical films with popular dancing team of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, The Gay Divorcee (1934) and Top Hat (1935).Born Ernest... read more...
11. Bilge Smith (Randolph Scott)
Randolph Scott (January 23, 1898 - March 2, 1987) was an American film actor whose career spanned from 1928 to 1962. As a leading man for all but the first three years of his cinematic career, Scott appeared in a variety of genres, including social dramas, crime dramas, comedies, musicals (albeit in... read more...
12. Alberto Beddini (Erik Rhodes)
Erik Rhodes (February 10, 1906 - February 17, 1990) was an American film and Broadway singer and actor. He is best remembered today for appearing in two classic Hollywood musical films with popular dancing team of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, The Gay Divorcee (1934) and Top Hat (1935).Born Ernest... read more...
13. Insp. Jacques Clouseau (Peter Sellers)
Richard Henry Sellers, CBE (8 September 1925 – 24 July 1980), known as Peter Sellers, was a British film actor, comedian and singer. He appeared in the BBC Radio comedy series The Goon Show, featured on a number of hit comic songs and became known to a world-wide audience through his many film chara... read more...
14. Mario Manetta (Edward G. Robinson)
Edward G. Robinson (born Emanuel Goldenberg; Yiddish: ืขืžื ื•ืืœ ื’ืึธืœื“ื ื‘ืขืจื’; December 12, 1893 - January 26, 1973) was a Romanian-born American actor. Although he played a wide range of characters, he is best remembered for his roles as a gangster, most notably as Rico in his star-m... read more...
15. Mark Thackeray (Sidney Poitier)
Sir Sidney Poitier, KBE (born February 20, 1927) is a Bahamian American actor, film director, author, and diplomat.In 1963, Poitier became the first black person to win an Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in Lilies of the Field. The significance of this achievement was later bolstered in 19... read more...
16. Devlin (Cary Grant)
Archibald Alexander Leach (January 18, 1904 - November 29, 1986), better known by his stage name Cary Grant, was an English actor who later took U.S. citizenship. Known for his transatlantic accent, debonair demeanor and "dashing good looks", Grant is considered one of classic Hollywood's definitive... read more...
17. Rick Blaine (Humphrey Bogart)
Humphrey DeForest Bogart (December 25, 1899 - January 14, 1957) was an American actor. He is widely regarded as a cultural icon. The American Film Institute ranked Bogart as the greatest male star in the history of American cinema.After trying various jobs, Bogart began acting in 1921 and became a r... read more...
18. Samuel Spade (Humphrey Bogart)
Humphrey DeForest Bogart (December 25, 1899 - January 14, 1957) was an American actor. He is widely regarded as a cultural icon. The American Film Institute ranked Bogart as the greatest male star in the history of American cinema.After trying various jobs, Bogart began acting in 1921 and became a r... read more...