Top 100 Favorite TV Series Actors

by Zabon | created - 18 Jan 2011 | updated - 30 Jul 2014 | Public

These are my favorite actors in TV series. They are in no way the best actors, they are my personal favorite actors due to the roles they portray. This list is in very specific order as these are my favorite TV character roles.

1. Anthony DeSando

Actor | A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints

Anthony DeSando was born on December 4, 1965 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA. He is an actor, known for A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints (2006), New Jack City (1991) and Party Girl (1995).

For his portrayal of:

*Brendan Filone from The Sopranos

2. Lillo Brancato

Actor | A Bronx Tale

Lillo Brancato was born on March 30, 1976 in Bogotá, Colombia as Lillo Brancato Jr. He is an actor and producer, known for A Bronx Tale (1993), Crimson Tide (1995) and Renaissance Man (1994).

For his portrayal of:

*Matthew Bevilaqua from The Sopranos

3. Chris Tardio

Actor | Daredevil

Chris Tardio is an actor and producer, known for Daredevil (2015), The Sopranos (1999) and Analyze That (2002).

For his portrayal of:

*Sean Gismonte from The Sopranos

4. Brian Bloom

Actor | The A-Team

Brian Bloom was born on June 30, 1970 in Long Island, New York, USA as Brian Keith Bloom. He is an actor and writer, known for The A-Team (2010), Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare (2016) and Wolfenstein: The New Order (2014).

For his portrayal of:

*Ronald Barlog from Oz

5. Jordan Lage

Actor | The Looming Tower

Jordan Lage was born in Palo Alto, California, USA and now lives in New York City. He is an actor, known for his work on the television programs The Looming Tower, Better Call Saul, The Blacklist, Elementary, Nurse Jackie, Damages, The Big C, Law & Order: SVU, as well as his recurring roles on ...

For his portrayal of:

*Richie Hanlon from Oz

6. Philip Casnoff

Actor | Strong Medicine

Philip Casnoff was born on August 3, 1949 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Philip L. Casnoff. He is an actor and director, known for Strong Medicine (2000), Sinatra (1992) and The Post (2017). He has been married to Roxanne Hart since 1983. They have two children.

For his portrayal of:

*Nikolai Stanislofsky from Oz

7. Kurt Sutter

Writer | Sons of Anarchy

Raised in the shadow of Rahway prison, Sutter spent most of his New Jersey childhood indoors, away from people, three feet from a TV screen. That's where he learned the essentials of storytelling and the comic significance of anvils.

After graduating from Rutgers University with a BA in Film, Kurt ...

For his portrayal of:

*Margos Dezerian from The Shield

8. Andy Davoli

Actor | Welcome to Collinwood

Since the age of six, Andy Davoli has been performing on stage and it can be said that since then he hasn't left. He attended clown and magic school as a teen, graduated from Villanova University and then got accepted into law school. But Andy knew his destiny was always in front of him so he made ...

For his portrayal of:

*Dino Zerilli from The Sopranos

9. Christian Camargo

Actor | The Hurt Locker

Christian Camargo was born on July 7, 1971 in New York City, New York, USA as Christian Minnick. He is an actor and producer, known for The Hurt Locker (2008), The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 (2012) and The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 (2011). He has been married to Juliet Rylance...

For his portrayal of:

*Rudy Cooper (Brian Moser) from Dexter

10. Michael Raymond-James

Actor | True Blood

Michael Raymond-James was born on December 24, 1977 in Michigan, USA as Michael Weverstad. He is an actor and director, known for True Blood (2008), Terriers (2010) and The Finest Hours (2016).

For his portrayal of:

*Rene Lenier (Drew Marshall) from True Blood

11. Jason Cerbone

Actor | The Taking of Pelham 123

Jason was born on November 2, 1977 in New York. He got his start when he was 2 years old by appearing on a commercial for Sesame Street (1969). He signed with the Ford Modeling Agency in New York City when he was seven years old. Jason appeared in Jon Bon Jovi's "Silent Night" video and also in ...

For his portrayal of:

*Jackie Aprile, Jr. from The Sopranos

12. Raff Anoushian

Actor | The Shield

Raff Anoushian was born on October 22, 1968 in New York City, New York, USA as Raffi Anoushian. He is an actor, known for The Shield (2002), Southland (2009) and Death Calls (2010).

For his portrayal of:

*Ari Zadofian from The Shield

13. Joe Maruzzo

Actor | Nine 1/2 Weeks

Joe Maruzzo is an actor and published writer. He has worked over a 35 year career on film, TV, and theatre. As a writer, his play's, Bricklayer's Poet and Actor are published in The Best American One Acts by Applause Books. He has won Best Short Screenplay in the 2018 Queen's Film Festival for his ...

For his portrayal of:

*Joe Peeps from The Sopranos

14. Louis Crugnali

Actor | Tortilla Soup

Louis Crugnali is an actor and writer, known for Tortilla Soup (2001), The Sopranos (1999) and The Mulberry Tree (2010).

For his portrayal of:

*Carlo Renzi from The Sopranos

15. John Bianco

Actor | The Sopranos

John Bianco was born and raised in Brooklyn N.Y. He has one sibling, a sister (Donna Bianco) who served 20 years as a decorated NYC police officer who retired with the rank of Sergeant. His love and passion for acting drove him to dive deeper into writing and directing as well. To date, he is most ...

For his portrayal of:

*Gerry Torciano from The Sopranos

16. Tony Cucci

Actor | Carlito's Way

Tony Cucci is an actor and writer, known for Carlito's Way (1993), The Thomas Crown Affair (1999) and Hand Gun (1994).

For his portrayal of:

*Dominic "Fat Dom" Gamiello from The Sopranos

17. Ludwig Manukian

Actor | Bosch

Born and raised in a suburb of Los Angeles, Ludwig's mind and spirit gravitated towards performance at an early age. After many years of dedication to the stage, starring in several productions in Southern California, Ludwig turned his efforts towards film and television. His role as Armenian-mob ...

For his portrayal of:

*Ellis Rezian from The Shield

18. Mike Doyle

Actor | The Invitation

Mike Doyle is an actor and director, known for The Invitation (2015), Jersey Boys (2014) and Green Lantern (2011).

For his portrayal of:

*Adam Guenzel from Oz

19. Eddie Malavarca

Actor | Boiler Room

Eddie Malavarca is an actor, known for Boiler Room (2000), Oz (1997) and Ciao America (2002).

For his portrayal of:

*Peter Schibetta from Oz

20. Tim McAdams

Stunts | Black Panther

Tim R. McAdams is an extremely talented Actor & Stuntman with over 30 years experience in the performing arts industry. Tim was exposed to the performing arts industry in elementary school when he joined the drama department. At this early age, teachers and audiences recognized that Tim was a ...

For his portrayal of:

*Johnny Post from Oz

21. Jon Seda

Actor | Chicago P.D.

Jon Seda's first passion was to be a championship boxer. After taking runner-up in the NJ Golden Gloves, the 1992 Olympics was the next goal. That's when fate stepped in; at his first audition, for Gladiator (1992), he was given a co-starring role! Since then he has branched off into numerous ...

For his portrayal of:

*Dino Ortolani from Oz

22. Danny Pino

Actor | Cold Case

Danny Pino was born on April 15, 1974 in Miami, Florida, USA as Daniel Gonzalo Pino. He is an actor and writer, known for Cold Case (2003), Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999) and Burn Notice (2007). He has been married to Lilly Pino Bernal since February 15, 2002. They have two children.

For his portrayal of:

*Armando "Armadillo" Quintero from The Shield

23. Andy Powers

Actor | Clown

Andy Powers is a classically trained actor originally from El Paso, TX. After graduating from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York, he spent the next four years in Off Broadway Theatre developing new work from young playwrights with the Barrow Group Theatre, The Cherry Lane Alternative...

For his portrayal of:

*Franklin Winthrop from Oz

24. Ken Leung

Actor | The Sopranos

Ken Leung was raised in the Two Bridges section of the Lower East Side in New York City. His family moved to Midwood, Brooklyn where he grew up before finishing high school in Old Bridge, New Jersey. He attended NYU and studied acting with Catherine Russell and Nan Smithner, then briefly with Anne ...

For his portrayal of:

*Bian Yixhue from Oz

25. Roger Guenveur Smith

Actor | Dope

Roger Guenveur Smith is an internationally acclaimed actor, writer, and director who has created a prolific body of work on stage and screen.

He adapted his Obie Award-winning solo performance of A Huey P. Newton Story into a Peabody Award-winning telefilm, directed by his longtime colleague Spike ...

For his portrayal of:

*Huseni Mershah from Oz

26. O.L. Duke

Stunts | Man on Fire

O.L. Duke's acting career breakthrough occurred when he replaced Denzel Washington in Charles Fuller 's Pulitzer Prize-winning original production of "A Soldier's Play" (later made into the film A Soldier's Story (1984). He was a member of both the renowned Actors Studio and the Negro Ensemble ...

For his portrayal of:

*Paul Markstrom from Oz

27. Luis Antonio Ramos

Actor | Power

Luis Antonio Ramos was born in San German, Puerto Rico. He is an actor and producer, known for Power (2014), Do the Right Thing (1989) and Martin (1992).

For his portrayal of:

*Guardo Lima from The Shield

28. Tony Goldwyn

Actor | Ghost

Actor, director, producer Tony Goldwyn is taking multi-tasking to a new level. While starring as President Fitzgerald Grant in Shonda Rhimes' hit series "Scandal," Goldwyn has other projects in the works as well. He recently took on the controversial figure Warren Jeffs, starring in the Lifetime ...

For his portrayal of:

*Emmett Meridian from Dexter

29. Jesse Borrego

Actor | Fame

Born and raised in San Antonio, Texas, Borrego studied theatre and dance at The University of Incarnate Word; he studied acting at The California Institute of the Arts. In the 1980s he attended an open audition for the TV Series "Fame" where he won the role of "Jesse Velasquez", a role he would ...

For his portrayal of:

*George Washington King (Jorge Orozco) from Dexter *Bruno from Married with Children

30. Colin Hanks

Actor | King Kong

Colin Lewes Hanks is an American actor. He was born in Sacramento, California, to actors Samantha Lewes and Tom Hanks. Colin is best-known for his work as "Jack Bailey" in the series, The Good Guys (2010) and as "Alex Whitman" in Roswell (1999). Hanks' best-known film role may be in the teen movie, ...

For his portrayal of:

*Travis Marshall from Dexter

31. Frank Fortunato

Actor | Billions

Frank Fortunato is known for his work on Billions (2016), Broken City (2013) and The Sopranos (1999).

For his portrayal of:

*Jason Evanina from The Sopranos

32. Nick Annunziata

Actor | Bones

Raised in an Italian/Irish household, in NY. His parents divorced when he was 2 years old. Has 3 half brothers, and 1 half sister. Sports, school, more sports, the military, all leading no where and leaving him unsatisfied. Strong willed, and not entirely sure what was going to happen next, he ...

For his portrayal of:

*Eddie Pietro from The Sopranos

33. Robert Desiderio

Actor | Knots Landing

Robert Desiderio was born on September 9, 1951 in New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Knots Landing (1979), Maximum Security (1984) and Liberal Arts (2012). He has been married to Judith Light since January 1, 1985.

For his portrayal of:

*Jack Massarone from The Sopranos

34. Walter Jones

Actor | Mighty Morphin Power Rangers

Walter is an actor, dancer and singer. Walter is internationally known for his creation of the character Zack The Black Ranger from the Children's Action Adventure Phenomenon Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (1993). He has been featured as a series regular or guest star in over 150 episodes of various ...

For his portrayal of:

*Rondell Robinson from The Shield

35. Cedric Pendleton

Actor | Unconditional

Intense. Charismatic. Charming. Sexy. Bad Boy? Maybe, but then there's always a maybe about a bad boy, isn't there? Cedric Pendleton knew from early on that he was destined for one of two things: the pulpit or the stage. He chose the stage or, as he would say, the stage chose him. Born in the small...

For his portrayal of:

*Theodore "T.O." Osmond from The Shield

36. Robert Funaro

Actor | The Sinner

Robert Funaro was born on January 23, 1959 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. He is known for his work on The Sinner (2017), Vinyl (2016) and The Sopranos (1999).

For his portrayal of:

*Eugene Pontecorvo from The Sopranos

37. Brian Tarantina

Actor | Summer of Sam

Brian Tarantina was born on March 27, 1959 in New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for Summer of Sam (1999), Knight and Day (2010) and Uncle Buck (1989).

For his portrayal of:

*Salvatore "Mustang Sally" Intile from The Sopranos

38. Kurt Caceres

Actor | Prison Break

Was born and raised in the Wine Country of Napa Valley in Northern California. Kurt graduated from Napa High School as a standout All League football player and received a football scholarship to Sacramento State. He graduated with a degree in Business Administration (MIS) and Theatre Arts, as well...

For his portrayal of:

*Juan Lozano from The Shield

39. Lothaire Bluteau

Actor | Vikings

Lothaire Bluteau was born on April 14, 1957 in Montréal, Québec, Canada. He is an actor and writer, known for Vikings (2013), Black Robe (1991) and Jesus of Montreal (1989).

For his portrayal of:

*Guillaume Tarrant from Oz

40. Reed Diamond

Actor | Homicide: Life on the Street

Reed was born and raised in New York City. He studied acting at the Juilliard School, and made his professional debut co-starring in the movie Memphis Belle (1990). He has performed on Broadway, in numerous films, and in 100s of episodes of television.

Reed's big screen appearances include Joss ...

For his portrayal of:

*Terry Crowley from The Shield

41. Michael Kelly

Actor | Dawn of the Dead

Michael was born in Philadelphia but raised in Lawrenceville, Georgia by parents Michael and Maureen Kelly. He has two sisters, Shannon and Casey, and one brother, Andrew. He went to college at Coastal Carolina University in South Carolina with the original intention to study law, but changed his ...

For his portrayal of:

*Sean Taylor from The Shield

42. Michael Khmurov

Actor | Fracture

Michael Khmurov was born on February 26, 1966 in Tula, Tulskaya oblast, RSFSR, USSR as Mikhail Genrikhovich Khmurov. He is an actor, known for Fracture (2007), Lektor (2011) and The Shield (2002). He is married to Elena Semyonova-Khmurova. They have two children.

For his portrayal of:

*Andrei Tretiak from The Shield

43. Ashley Hamilton

Actor | Iron Man Three

Ashley Hamilton was born on September 30, 1974 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Ashley George Hamilton Collins. He is an actor, known for Iron Man 3 (2013), Beethoven's 2nd (1993) and Oz (1997). He was previously married to Angie Everhart and Shannen Doherty.

For his portrayal of:

*Stanley Bukowski from Oz

44. John Lithgow

Actor | 3rd Rock from the Sun

If "born to the theater" has meaning in determining a person's life path, then John Lithgow is a prime example of this truth. He was born in Rochester, New York, to Sarah Jane (Price), an actress, and Arthur Washington Lithgow III, who was both a theatrical producer and director. John's father was ...

For his portrayal of:

*Arthur Mitchell from Dexter

45. Edward James Olmos

Actor | Battlestar Galactica

Edward James Olmos was born in Los Angeles, California, to Eleanor (Huizar) and Pedro Olmos, who was a mail carrier and welder. His family was of Mexican descent. If Olmos had followed the first love of his life, he would have been a professional baseball player. But by age 13, another love entered...

For his portrayal of:

*James Gellar from Dexter

46. Wes Brown

Actor | We Are Marshall

Wes Brown was born as James Wesley Brown. He is an actor and producer, known for We Are Marshall (2006), Glory Road (2006) and True Blood (2008). He has been married to Amanda Moye Brown since 2008. They have one child.

For his portrayal of:

*Luke McDonald from True Blood

47. Stephen Root

Actor | Office Space

Stephen Root, one of today's most prolific character actors, is currently starring in the HBO hit series Barry. The show has been nominated for multiple Emmy's and Golden Globes, earning a total of 32 nominations in its first season. Season two airs March 31st on HBO. In 2018, Stephen played a ...

For his portrayal of:

*Eddie Fournier from True Blood

48. William Sanderson

Actor | Blade Runner

Prolific and versatile character actor William Sanderson was born on January 10, 1944, in Memphis, Tennessee. His mother was an elementary school teacher and his father was a landscape designer. William served two years in the US Army. Following his military service he attended Southern Methodist ...

For his portrayal of:

*Bud Dearborne from True Blood

49. Michael McMillian

Actor | True Blood

Michael McMillian was born on October 21, 1978 in Olathe, Kansas, USA. He is an actor, known for True Blood (2008), The Hills Have Eyes II (2007) and Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (2015).

For his portrayal of:

*Steve Newlin from True Blood

50. Armen Garo

Actor | The Departed

Armen Garo is an actor and writer, known for The Departed (2006), The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) and American Hustle (2013).

For his portrayal of:

*"Coco" Cogliano from The Sopranos

51. Mark Margolis

Actor | Pi

He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1939 and attended Temple University briefly before moving to New York where he studied drama with Stella Adler and at Actors Studio.

For his portrayal of:

*Antonio Nappa from Oz

52. Domenick Lombardozzi

Actor | The Family

Domenick Lombardozzi was born on March 25, 1976 in Bronx, New York, USA as Domenico Lombardozzi. He is an actor, known for The Family (2013), Find Me Guilty (2006) and Bridge of Spies (2015).

For his portrayal of:

*Ralph Galino from Oz

53. Matthew Glave

Actor | The Wedding Singer

Matthew Glave was born on August 19, 1963 in Saginaw, Michigan, USA. He is an actor, known for The Wedding Singer (1998), Argo (2012) and Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce (2014). He has been married to Anita Barone since 2000. They have two children.

For his portrayal of:

*Mike Holden from The Shield

54. Seth Gilliam

Actor | Starship Troopers

Seth Gilliam was born on November 5, 1968 in New York, USA. He is known for his work on Starship Troopers (1997), Did You Hear About the Morgans? (2009) and Courage Under Fire (1996). He is married to Leah Gardiner. They have one child.

For his portrayal of:

*Clayton Hughes from Oz

55. Brían F. O'Byrne

Actor | Million Dollar Baby

Brían F. O'Byrne was born on May 16, 1967 in Mullagh, County Cavan, Ireland as Brían Flynn O'Byrne. He is an actor, known for Million Dollar Baby (2004), Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007) and Bug (2006).

For his portrayal of:

*Padraig Connolly from Oz

56. Zuill Bailey

Actor | Oz

Zuill Bailey is widely considered one of the premiere cellists in the world. A consummate concerto soloist, Mr. Bailey performs with the symphony orchestras of Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Indianapolis, Dallas, Louisville, Honolulu, Milwaukee,Nashville, Toronto, Minnesota, Utah, Israel, and...

For his portrayal of:

*Eugene Dobbins from Oz

57. Bobby Cannavale

Actor | The Station Agent

In both career and in real life, Bobby Cannavale tends to choose the unconventional way of doing things. In the beginning, his decisions may have cost the dark, swarthily good-looking actor some acting roles and/or good-paying money but, in the end, his strong work ethic and sense of self, despite ...

For his portrayal of:

*Alonzo Torquemada from Oz

58. Method Man

Actor | How High

Method Man was born on April 1, 1971 in Richmond [now Staten Island], New York City, New York, USA as Clifford Smith. He is an actor, known for How High (2001), Garden State (2004) and Method & Red (2004). He has been married to Tamika Smith since March 3, 2001.

For his portrayal of:

*Carlton "Tug" Daniels from Oz

59. Nelson Lee

Actor | Blade: The Series

Nelson Lee was born on October 16, 1975 in Taipei, Taiwan. He is an actor and director, known for Blade: The Series (2006), Mulan (2020) and Claws (2017).

For his portrayal of:

*Li Chen from Oz

60. Leon

Actor | Cool Runnings

Leon was born on March 8, 1962 in New York City, New York, USA as Leon Robinson. He is an actor and producer, known for Cool Runnings (1993), Little Richard (2000) and The Temptations (1998).

For his portrayal of:

*Jefferson Keane from Oz

61. Gano Grills

Actor | Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai

Gano Grills was born in Staten Island, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (1999), Hannibal (2001) and Shaft (2000).

For his portrayal of:

*Mondo Browne from Oz

62. John Doman

Actor | Mercury Rising

John Doman was born on January 9, 1945 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He is an actor, known for Mercury Rising (1998), Mystic River (2003) and Beavis and Butt-Head Do America (1996). He was previously married to Linda Lee Rudloff.

For his portrayal of:

*Edward Galson from Oz

63. Jacques C. Smith

Actor | Oz

Jacques C. Smith is an actor, known for Oz (1997), CSI: Miami (2002) and American Masters (1985). He has been married to Carly Thomas Smith since March 19, 2007.

For his portrayal of:

*Leroy Tidd (Salah Udeen) from Oz

64. John Heard

Actor | Big

John Heard was a very talented actor who established himself as a respected thespian in the late 1970s and early '80s, though he is perhaps better known for his turn as Peter McCallister, Kevin McCallister (Macaulay Culkin')s father in the Home Alone (1990) movies.

John was born in Washington, D.C.,...

For his portrayal of:

*Vin Makazian from The Sopranos

65. William DeMeo

Actor | Back in the Day

For over a decade now William DeMeo has been an entertainment industry professional. William has extensive experience not only as a producer and writer, but also as an accomplished actor.

William DeMeo grew up in the Gravesend, Bensonhurst section of Brooklyn. He grew up on West St. which he uses as...

For his portrayal of:

*Jason Molinaro from The Sopranos

66. Chris Caldovino

Actor | Boardwalk Empire

Chris Caldovino was born in Brooklyn, NY. He began his acting studies in NYC at The Gene Frankel Theatre. Chris subsequently moved to Los Angeles and quickly began building his body of work in film and TV, while continuing to study at Playhouse West under Jeff Goldblum. Chris later studied under ...

For his portrayal of:

*Billy Leotardo from The Sopranos

67. Raymond Franza

Actor | Analyze That

Raymond Franza is an actor, known for Analyze That (2002), Café Society (2016) and The Family (2013).

For his portrayal of:

*"Donnie K." from The Sopranos

68. Christopher J. Quinn

Actor | Mercy

Christopher J. Quinn is an actor, known for Mercy (1995), The Sopranos (1999) and The Royale (1996).

For his portrayal of:

*Rusty Irish from The Sopranos

69. Vitali Baganov

Actor | Salt

Baganov came to acting via a somewhat circuitous route. Born in Leningrad, USSR (now St. Petersburg, Russia), he attended Leningrad State University, where he studied astronomy for 4 years. After that - it must have been in his stars - he entered the State Institute of Theater, Music and ...

For his portrayal of:

*Valery from The Sopranos

70. William Cote

Stunts | The Irishman

William Cote was born on July 30, 1968 in Methuen, Massachusetts, USA as William Kruschwitz. He is known for his work on The Irishman (2019), Avengers: Infinity War (2018) and The Greatest Showman (2017).

For his portrayal of:

*William Cudney from Oz

71. Lord Jamar

Soundtrack | Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood

Lord Jamar was born on September 17, 1968 in New Rochelle, New York, USA as Lorenzo DeChalus. He is an actor, known for Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood (1996), Boiler Room (2000) and Menace II Society (1993).

For his portrayal of:

*Kevin Ketchum (Supreme Allah) from Oz

72. Anthony Anderson

Actor | The Departed

Anthony Anderson was born on August 15, 1970 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for The Departed (2006), Kangaroo Jack (2003) and Transformers (2007). He has been married to Alvina Renee Stewart since September 11, 1999. They have two children.

For his portrayal of:

*Antwon Mitchell from The Shield

73. Steve Buscemi

Actor | Fargo

Steve Buscemi was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Dorothy (Wilson), a restaurant hostess, and John Buscemi, a sanitation worker. He is of Italian (father) and English, Dutch, and Irish (mother) descent. He became interested in acting during his last year of high school. After graduating, he moved to...

For his portrayal of:

*Tony Blundetto from The Sopranos

74. Joe Pantoliano

Actor | Memento

With more than 100 film, television and stage credits to his name, Joseph Peter Pantoliano is a prolific American character actor who has played many diverse and memorable roles, from Guido in Risky Business (1983) to Eddie Moscone in Midnight Run (1988), Cosmo Renfro in The Fugitive (1993), Cypher...

For his portrayal of:

*Ralph Cifaretto from The Sopranos

75. David Proval

Actor | Mean Streets

David Proval launched his acting career with a starring role in Mean Streets (1973), directed by Martin Scorsese, and has been working nonstop ever since. Notable features in which he has appeared include The Phantom (1996), The Brady Bunch Movie (1995) Four Rooms (1995) and The Shawshank Redemption...

For his portrayal of:

*Richie Aprile from The Sopranos

76. Joseph R. Gannascoli

Actor | The Sopranos

Joseph R. Gannascoli was born on February 15, 1959 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for The Sopranos (1999), Men in Black 3 (2012) and Mickey Blue Eyes (1999).

For his portrayal of:

*Vito Spatafore from The Sopranos

77. John Diehl

Actor | The Client

Performer whose career has spanned over 30 years. Particularly called upon to play various delinquents, wackos and psychos in his earlier years, he has matured into a fine screen character actor. His career began in the early 80s with a number of bit parts in movies such as Escape from New York (...

For his portrayal of:

*Ben Gilroy from The Shield

78. David Wike

Actor | Hitch

David Wike is actor and director born in Philadelphia, Pa. He is known for Hitch (2005) and In America (2002). He wrote and directed the feature film Out There (2006). He originated the role of 'Joey ' in David Rabe's play The Dog Problem. ( The Atlantic Theater Company , New York City, New York, ...

For his portrayal of:

*Donnie Paduana from The Sopranos

79. Bruce Smolanoff

Stunts | New Jack City

Bruce Smolanoff is an actor and producer, known for New Jack City (1991), Requiem for a Dream (2000) and My Elena (2009). He has been married to Emilie McDonald since September 16, 2006. They have one child.

For his portrayal of:

*Emil Kolar from The Sopranos

80. Joseph Badalucco Jr.

Art_department | Unfaithful

Joseph Badalucco Jr. is known for his work on Unfaithful (2002), The Invention of Lying (2009) and Ghost Town (2008).

For his portrayal of:

*Jimmy Altieri from The Sopranos

81. Herzl Tobey

Actor | You Don't Mess with the Zohan

Born in Gibraltar, raised in Israel and trained in England, Herzl underwent a rigorous theater training at 'The Arts Educational Schools, London' from 95-98. Following the 3-year course, he took part in a variety of theatre productions around London, ranging from classical to contemporary plays, ...

For his portrayal of:

*Armin Chorekian from The Shield

82. David Caprita

Actor | My Girl

David Caprita was born a Navy brat in Jacksonville, Florida on September 30, 1953. He began his entertainment career in radio at the ripe age of 14, beginning in Pensacola and eventually hosting morning shows across the nation, including Miami, Seattle, Las Vegas and Los Angeles. David began acting...

For his portrayal of:

*Hagop from The Shield

83. Aron Kader

Actor | The Shield

The product of a Palestinian father and Mormon mother Aron Kader found no other choices in life but to become a comedian. When Aron was nine years old his family moved from Orem Utah to the Washington D.C. area where he watched his father go from college professor, to the only Arab American in U.S....

For his portrayal of:

*Hrach from The Shield

84. Shaun Duke

Actor | Losing in Love

Shaun Duke was born on January 14, 1953 in Stanislaus County, California, USA as Shaun Duke Moosekian. He is an actor, known for Losing in Love (2016). He is married to Kathryn Atwood.

For his portrayal of:

*Alex Eznik from The Shield

85. Bill Fagerbakke

Actor | The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water

Bill Fagerbakke was born on October 4, 1957 in Fontana, California, USA as William Mark Fagerbakke. He is an actor, known for The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2015), SpongeBob SquarePants (1999) and The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (2004). He has been married to Catherine McClenahan since ...

For his portrayal of:

*Karl Metzger from Oz

86. Tom Atkins

Actor | Halloween III: Season of the Witch

Handsome, rugged, versatile and charismatic character actor Tom Atkins was born on November 13, 1935 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Atkins initially became an avid horror film fan in his childhood days; Howard Hawks' immortal classic The Thing from Another World (1951) made an especially strong ...

For his portrayal of:

*Wilson Loewen from Oz

87. M.G. Gong

Actor | Oz

M.G. GONG : writer / producer / actor

In addition to his study in various styles of martial arts, Michael can be seen as JIA KENMIN on the Emmy award winning HBO TV drama series "OZ" written by Tom Fontana & Barry Levinson (Borgia, The Killing Fields, Copper, Homicide, St. Elsewhere, Rain Man, Diner...

For his portrayal of:

*Jia Kenmin from Oz

88. Joe Santos

Actor | The Rockford Files

Brooklyn-born actor of Italian descent, Joe Santos started out a football jock at Fordham University and turned semi-pro before finding a new avenue in acting. Success was long in coming, and he paid his dues for years in a number of blue-collar jobs including railroad worker, tree trimmer, cabbie ...

For his portrayal of:

*Angelo Garepe from The Sopranos

For his portrayal of:

*Jimmy Bones from The Sopranos

90. Sal Ruffino

Actor | The Sopranos

Sal Ruffino is an actor, known for The Sopranos (1999), Once Around (1991) and The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (1992).

For his portrayal of:

*Chucky Signore from The Sopranos

91. Igor Zhivotovsky

Actor | 25th Hour

Igor Zhivotovsky is known for his work on 25th Hour (2002), Generation Um... (2012) and Grand Theft Auto IV (2008).

For his portrayal of:

*Igor Parnasky from The Sopranos

92. Michael Cavalieri

Actor | Last Man Standing

Michael Cavalieri made his feature film debut starring opposite

Academy Award-winner Hilary Swank in Columbia Pictures, " The Next

Karate Kid." Since that debut, he has had supporting roles in numerous

features including acclaimed director Walter Hill's "Last man Standing,"

starring Bruce Willis and ...

For his portrayal of:

*E. Gary La Manna from The Sopranos

93. Matt Gerald

Actor | Daredevil

Matt Gerald was born in Miami, Florida, USA. He is an actor, known for Daredevil (2015), Avatar (2009) and Dexter (2006).

For his portrayal of:

*Ray Speltzer from Dexter *Tommy Hisk from The Shield

94. Ken Davitian

Actor | Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan

Ken Davitian was born on June 19, 1953 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Kenneth Davitian. He is an actor and producer, known for Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006), Get Smart (2008) and S.W.A.T. (2003). He has been married to Ellen Baca ...

For his portrayal of:

*Mobster from The Shield

95. Tony Ray Rossi

Actor | Find Me Guilty

Tony Ray Rossi is an actor, known for Find Me Guilty (2006), Donnie Brasco (1997) and The Wannabe (2015).

For his portrayal of:

*Fabian "Febby" Petrulio (Fred Peters) from The Sopranos

96. Jessy Terrero

Casting_department | Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai

The Dominican-born, Bronx-raised award-winning filmmaker and director Jessy Terrero has one goal and reason he founded Cinema Giants in 2014 -- to take the Urban Latino culture and influences that inspire him to the masses through provocative and genuine video storytelling. His mission is to create...

For his portrayal of:

*Gallegos (Juan Valdez) from The Sopranos

97. Curtiss Cook

Actor | Shutter Island

Curtiss Cook was born in Dayton, Ohio, USA. He is an actor and director, known for Shutter Island (2010), The Interpreter (2005) and Arbitrage (2012).

For his portrayal of:

*Credenzo Curtis from The Sopranos

98. Universal

Actor | Shaft

Universal is an actor and producer, known for Shaft (2000), The Sopranos (1999) and Women Do It Better (2009).

For his portrayal of:

*Stanley Johnson from The Sopranos

99. Zakes Mokae

Actor | Waterworld

Born in Johannesburg, South Africa, actor Zakes Mokae was trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and became one of the most distinguished thespians in South Africa for over two decades. Mokae was one of the few actors capable of crossing the divided racial sections, punctuated by his ...

For his portrayal of:

*Kipekemie Jara from Oz

100. Nick E. Tarabay

Actor | Star Trek Into Darkness

Nick Emad Tarabay is a Lebanese-American actor. He is best known for portraying Ashur on the Starz TV series Spartacus. Tarabay was born in Beirut, Lebanon to a large family. His mother and father still reside in Lebanon as does his younger brother and a large extended family of cousins, uncles and...

For his portrayal of:

*Matush from The Sopranos

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