Who Are Some Famous Actors?


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Some famous actors are Arnold Schwarzenegger, Ben Affleck, Ben Stiller, Anthony Hopkins and Al Pacino. Other famous actors are Brad Pitt, Bruce Willis, Channing Tatum, Charlie Sheen and Christian Bale.

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Schwarzenegger was born in Austria, in 1947. As a teenager, he competed in body building competitions, and at the age of 20, he won the Mr. Universe title. At the age of 21, he moved to the United States, where he achieved continued success in bodybuilding. His breakthrough as an actor came in 1982 with a role in the film "Conan the Barbarian." He would go on to become the star of "The Terminator" franchise as well as other films including "Commando," "The Running Man," "Twins," "Total Recall" and "Kindergarten Cop."

Ben Affleck, born in California in 1972, has won two Academy Awards and three Golden Globes for his work as an actor. Affleck got his start in acting as a child and landed a role in the PBS series "The Voyage of the Mimi." He would go on to star in many successful films including "Good Will Hunting," "Armageddon," "Shakespeare in Love," "Pearl Harbor" and "The Sum of All Fears." He made his directorial debut with the movie "Gone Baby Gone."

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