Top Actors of the 2010s

The 2010s churned out some great films that kept the cinephiles excited. Actors like Benedict Cumberbatch and Robert Downey Jr. played an important role in drawing audiences of all ages into the cinema halls, thanks to their association with popular production houses like Marvel Studios. The decade also witnessed Academy Award-winning performances by actors like Christian Bale and Joaquin Phoenix who won the award for ‘The Fighter’ and ‘Joker’ respectively. Here is a list of the top actors of 2010s.

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Also Known As: Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio
Birthday: 11 November 1974
Born In: Los Angeles, California, United States
Sun Sign: Scorpio

Leonardo DiCaprio is a name every movie lover reveres. An Oscar, a BAFTA, and 3 Golden Globes does not do justice to DiCaprio’s immensely skilful performances and his top-notch portrayals of addicts, historical figures and business tycoons. From epic dramas and romances to crime and political thrillers, DiCaprio has constantly left a mark in each of his films.


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Also Known As: Thomas Jeffrey Hanks
Birthday: 09 July 1956
Born In: Concord, California, United States
Sun Sign: Cancer

One of the most popular and recognizable film stars worldwide, Tom Hanks is known for both his comedic and dramatic roles. Making his breakthrough with leading roles in the 1980s, he went on to further cement his place in Hollywood in the 1990s by taking up poignant and sensitive roles. He is also a director, producer, and screenwriter. 


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Also Known As: Christian Charles Philip Bale
Birthday: 30 January 1974
Born In: Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales
Sun Sign: Aquarius

After bagging his first starring role when he was just 13, actor Christian Bale proceeded to become one of the finest actors of his generation in the ensuing years. Known for his commitment to his craft, he is considered one of the most versatile and talented actors today. He is also popularly regarded as a male sex symbol.


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Also Known As: Joaquin Rafael Phoenix
Birthday: 28 October 1974
Born In: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Sun Sign: Scorpio

Award-winning actor Joaquin Phoenix is widely regarded as one of the most talented actors of his generation. In his career of four decades, he has starred in numerous films playing characters that have become memorable. These include movies like Gladiator, Joker, Walk the Line and Her. The acclaimed actor is also a social activist, environmentalist, animal rights activist and producer.


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Also Known As: Robert John Downey Jr.
Birthday: 04 April 1965
Born In: Manhattan, New York, United States
Sun Sign: Aries
Robert Downey, Jr is an American actor who is best known for his performances in the movie Chaplin as well a in the Iron Man and Sherlock Holmes film series. The son of filmmaker Robert Downey, Sr, he entered the world of acting early, fought a successful battle with drug and alcohol addiction and proved his talent and versatility with his impressive body of work.