Who Are Some Famous Male Actors?


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Some famous male actors are Marlon Brando, Paul Newman, Humphrey Bogart and James Stewart. Other famous male actors include Chris Pratt, Chris Evans, Paul Rudd and Robert Downey Jr.

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Who Are Some Famous Male Actors?
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Some famous male actors remain popular over many years due to the enduring popularity of their films. Humphrey Bogart has remained famous due to his roles in acclaimed classic films such as "Casablanca," "The Big Sleep" and "The African Queen." Marlon Brando is another actor who has remained famous, due to roles in films such as "The Godfather," "Apocalypse Now" and "Superman." Actors such as James Stewart, Gene Kelly and Paul Newman have remained famous for their roles in classic films as well.

Some of the most famous male actors achieved success by playing superheroes. Robert Downey Jr. is famous for his role as Iron Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Actors such as Chris Evans and Chris Pratt are also famous for their Marvel characters, playing the roles of Captain America and Star-Lord, respectively. Paul Rudd, previously known for films such as "The 40 Year Old Virgin" and "I Love You, Man," achieved significant fame for his starring role in "Ant-Man," another film by Marvel Studios.

Other famous actors include Sidney Poitier, Robert Mitchum, Gene Kelley and Laurence Olivier.

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