List of action film actors


List of action film actors

Action film actors appear in action movies, a film genre where action sequences, such as fights, shootouts, stunts, car chases or explosions either take precedence or, in finer examples of the genre, are used as a form of exposition and character development. Action movie actors typically play the role of a hero, a villain, or one the villain's henchmen. The genre is closely linked with the thriller and adventure film genres.

Notable actors

*Al Pacino
*Angelina Jolie
*Arnold Schwarzenegger
*Antonio Banderas
*Brad Pitt
*Bruce Lee
*Bruce Willis
*Charles Bronson
*Chow Yun-Fat
*Christian Bale
*Chuck Norris
*Clint Eastwood
*Cynthia Rothrock
*Danny Glover
*Dolph Lundgren
*Donnie Yen
*Gary Oldman
*Jackie Chan
*Harrison Ford
*Heath Ledger
*Hugh Jackman
*Jean-Claude Van Damme
*Jean Reno
*Jason Statham
*Jet Li
*John Wayne
*Keanu Reeves
*Kiefer Sutherland
*Kurt Russell
*Lee Marvin
*Lucy Liu
*Matt Damon
*Mel Gibson
*Michael Dudikoff
*Michelle Yeoh
*Milla Jovovich
*Natalie Portman
*Roy Rogers
*Sam Brown
*Sammo Hung
*Sean Connery
*Shia LaBeouf
*Steve McQueen
*Steven Seagal
*Sylvester Stallone
*The Rock
*Tami Stronach
*Tom Cruise
*Tony Jaa
*Vin Diesel
*Wesley Snipes
*Will Smith
*Zhang Ziyi


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