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Favorite Thespians

The best practitioners of the craft (in my eyes, at least)...

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Favorite Thespians

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Paul Winfield, television, film and stage actor. (1939-2004)

Samuel L Jackson - The baddest badass!

Philip Seymour Hoffman, such a great actor!

Irma P. Hall - from "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil" to "Soul Food" and more. This grand lady always delivers excellence and believability.

Irma P. Hall

“They try to paint the picture that I was this downtrodden, ugly girl who was unpopular in school and in life, and then I got this role [in Precious] and now I’m awesome,” says the actress. “But the truth is that I’ve been awesome, and then I got this role.”

Danny Glover

Mary Alice won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series in 1993 for I'll Fly Away (1991–1993). Alice's other film credits include Malcolm X (1992), The Inkwell (1994) and Down in the Delta with Alfre Woodard.

mary alice -

Don Cheadle

Jeffrey Wright.... Awesome actor!!!!

Anthony Hopkins

Kathy Bates

Laurence Fishburne

Denzel Washington & Quvenzhane Wallis

Cherlynne Thigpen

Youngest-ever Lead Actress Oscar nominee (and only 10th Black actress ever nominated in the category), Quvenzhané Wallis.

Actress Quvenzhané Wallis attends the premiere of "Beasts of the Southern Wild" at Regal Cinemas LA Live on Friday June 15, 2012 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Todd Williamson/Invision for Fox Searchlight/AP Images)

Chiwetel & Don...


Louis Gossett, Jr.

Cicely Tyson