Name your three favourite actors/actresses

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  1. moustache

    moustache Practically Family

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    Name your three favourite actors and actresses of the Golden Age +/- 20 years
    Three men,three women.

    Here are mine:

    Men:
    Cary Grant
    Gregory Peck
    Jimmy Stewart

    Ladies:
    Audrey Hepburn(Not really Golden Age but close)
    Ingrid Bergman
    Grace Kelly


    JD
     
  2. Harp

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    Ingrid Bergman
    Susan Hayward
    Gina Lollabrigida

    Richard Todd
    Gregory Peck
    Clark Gable
     
  3. MissHuff

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    Moustache we think alike...

    Men:
    1. Cary Grant ::sigh::
    2. Jimmy Stewart
    3. Gregory Peck

    Women:
    1. Katherine Hepburn
    2. Audrey Hepburn
    3. Mae West
     
  4. GOK

    GOK One Too Many

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    Male:

    James Stewart
    Humphrey Bogart
    Gregory Peck (tied with) James Mason

    Female:

    Bette Davis
    Diana Dors (slightly later)
    Katharine Hepburn
     
  5. Novella

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    Guys:
    Dick Powell
    Jimmy Stewart
    Joel McCrea

    Gals:
    Rosalind Russell
    Barbara Stanwyck
    Myrna Loy
     
  6. Fletch

    Fletch I'll Lock Up

    James Stewart
    William Holden
    Richard Widmark

    Ingrid Bergman
    Audrey Hepburn
    Rosalind Russell
     
  7. Avalon

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    I can pick three women easy:

    Louise Brooks (surprise)
    Clara Bow
    Jean Harlow

    But the only man I can think of is Cary Grant! I need to watch more movies :(
     
  8. Daisy Buchanan

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    Just Three!!!! That's a tough one

    Men: I really can't do just three!
    Cary Grant
    Jimmy Stewart
    Fred Astaire
    Humphrey Bogart
    Gregory Peck

    Ladies: Again, I really can't think of just three, but 5's not too bad
    Grace Kelley
    Audrey Hepburn
    Katherine Hepburn
    Ingrid Bergman
    Mae West
     
  9. Simon82

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    Jimmy Stewart
    William Powell
    Alan Ladd

    Carole Lombard
    Myrna Loy
    Joan Leslie
     
  10. drafttek

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    John Wayne
    William Bendix
    Danny Kaye
    Bonus--Shemp Howard

    Katherine Hepburn
    Maureen O'Hara
    Lucille Ball
     
  11. Hemingway Jones

    Hemingway Jones I'll Lock Up Bartender

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    An excellent question

    Humphrey Bogart
    Cary Grant
    Orson Welles

    And for the ladies:

    Grace Kelly
    Katherine Hepburn
    Ingrid Bergman
     
  12. LadyDeWinter

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    Favourite actors/actresses

    These are my favourites:

    Cary Grant (of course)
    James Stewart
    Gregory Peck

    Katherine Hepburn
    Rosalind Russell
    Myrna Loy
    Joan Crawford
    Marlene Dietrich
     
  13. Dixon's Dame

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    Men:
    Dana Andrews
    William Holden
    Glenn Ford

    Women:
    Myrna Loy
    Barbara Stanwyck
    Grace Kelly
     
  14. Jack Scorpion

    Jack Scorpion One Too Many

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    Robert Mitchum
    Jimmy Stewart
    Elliot Gould
    Mickey Rourke

    Gene Tierney
    Ella Raines
    Audrey Hepburn
    Isabelle Adjani
     
  15. katiemakeup

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    It's so hard to narrow it down!!

    WALLACE BEERY!!
    Curly Howard
    Cary Grant

    Joan...

    can't think... I love so many...
     
  16. Sefton

    Sefton Call Me a Cab




    Groucho Marx
    Toshiro Mifune
    Humphrey Bogart



    Ingrid Bergman
    Giuletta Masina
    Margaret Dumont
     
  17. imoldfashioned

    imoldfashioned Call Me a Cab

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    Actors
    William Powell
    James Mason
    Joseph Cotton

    Actresses
    Myrna Loy
    Carole Lombard/Ingrid Bergman
    Barbara Stanwyck
     
  18. GOK

    GOK One Too Many

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    The Top List!

    According to the BBC, the following are the top 50 screen legends (in order):

    The men

    Humphrey Bogart
    Cary Grant
    James Stewart
    Marlon Brando
    Fred Astaire
    Henry Fonda
    Clark Gable
    James Cagney
    Spencer Tracy
    Charlie Chaplin
    Gary Cooper
    Gregory Peck
    John Wayne
    Laurence Olivier
    Gene Kelly
    Orson Welles
    Kirk Douglas
    James Dean
    Burt Lancaster
    The Marx Brothers
    Buster Keaton
    Sidney Poitier
    Robert Mitchum
    Edward G. Robinson
    William Holden

    The women

    Katharine Hepburn
    Bette Davis
    Audrey Hepburn
    Ingrid Bergman
    Greta Garbo
    Marilyn Monroe
    Elizabeth Taylor
    Judy Garland
    Marlene Dietrich
    Joan Crawford
    Barbara Stanwyck
    Claudette Colbert
    Grace Kelly
    Ginger Rogers
    Mae West
    Vivien Leigh
    Lillian Gish
    Shirley Temple
    Rita Hayworth
    Lauren Bacall
    Sophia Loren
    Jean Harlow
    Carole Lombard
    Mary Pickford
    Ava Gardner

    Clearly with the Marx Brothers, it's a case of buy one get three free! :D
     
  19. Fletch

    Fletch I'll Lock Up

    Couldn't they get Bill Holden past No. 25? I'd put him ahead of Jimmy Dean.
     
  20. GOK

    GOK One Too Many

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    I'd put them all above James Dean, TBH. I don't think he was that good and let's face it, he only made three films! It's not as though he was outstanding in any of them. [huh]
     

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