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LiamFan! June 18th, 2001 03:11 PM

Tell us who you like, why you like 'em, what you liked 'em in!

LiamFan! June 18th, 2001 03:18 PM

I have lots of favorites, and I tend to follow an actor or actress through everything they've done until I grow tired of them.

I like new actors, old actors, living and dead. Can't say who is my "favorite," though I might have said James Dean at one time.

Montgomery Clift is another whose work I just love. I've seen every movie he made except his last, The Defector, which last I checked wasn't available on video and I've never seen on t.v. I have every other movie he made.

I really liked Brad Davis, too.

Before anyone asks, it's not a requirement for someone to die a tragic, early death in order for me to admire them.

QuietWoman June 18th, 2001 04:54 PM

ROFL ((((Liam)))) yeah it was getting to sound that way, hon :)

My favourite actress is probably Sissy Spacek. Though there are many others I admire.

Actor is harder ... they'll all be Brits too :D

John Hurt, and Tom Courtney are two I'm very fond of.

LiamFan! June 18th, 2001 07:33 PM

Tom Courtenay is cool! I remember him in "I Heard the Owl Call My Name," as well as "Billy Liar" and "Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner"

Lou June 18th, 2001 08:39 PM

This is hard, and I can't pick one, but here are a few I enjoy watching...

John Travolta because he is cool.

Dustin Hoffman because he is an actor.

Diane Keaton because she is like no other.

Terri June 18th, 2001 09:16 PM

John Heard, Ed Harris, Robert Duval, Sally Field, Cher, Cate Blanchett, Gene Hackman, Dustin Hoffman, Ray Liotta, I'll think of more later....

LiamFan! June 18th, 2001 09:35 PM

Ed Norton!

Terri June 18th, 2001 10:38 PM

Ralph Cramdon

Lou June 18th, 2001 10:39 PM

Susan Sarandon!

LiamFan! June 19th, 2001 12:54 AM

Susan Sarandon is cool. She's a friend of Rick's next-door neighbor! They cook out a lot. ;-)

bikerxena June 19th, 2001 01:08 AM

James Spader, in "Sex, Lies, and Videotape," "Less than Zero," "Crash," "Keys to Tulsa," "White Palace," "The Watcher," and other movies that escape me right now. I like his attitude, his coolness, and those eyes!<p>
Keith Hamilton Cobb in the tv show "Andromeda." I understand he was in a daytime soap before that, but I never saw it. I love his body, his eyes, and the philosophical yet fierce character he plays in Andromeda.<p>
Ed Norton and Brad Pitt both, especially together in "Fight Club."<p>
Aging actors I really like: Sean Connery, Sylvester Stallone, and Mel Gibson.<p>
Actreses: Julianne Moore, Angelina Jolie, Kate Hudson, and that young woman who plays the lead in "Dark Angel."

bikerxena June 19th, 2001 02:28 AM

Ok, I remembered her name: Jessica Alba plays Max in "Dark Angel." And I forgot to list Lucy Lawless in "Xena."<p>
I liked Kevin Sorbo in "Hercules," and even in "Kull the Conquerer," but he has a really goofy hairdo that I can't handle (and NO muscles) in "Andromeda." <g>

QuietWoman June 19th, 2001 04:56 AM

I can't really deal with Sean C any more (he made some naff remark in the media here about hitting women a few years back) ... and OMG Susan S ... how could I forget her?

Whoopie Goldberg too, if only she's do some more really classy films.

kathe nichols June 19th, 2001 11:41 AM

Actors, that's pretty easy. William Hurt and Nicholas Cage. (Sadly, Cage has been doing a lot of really violent movies lately that I can't stand to watch...) They both have this, I don't know, minimalist style. So much expression with so little apparent motion. David Duchovny used to have some of that, too.

Actresses, harder. Kate Winslet(just watched "Quills" last night, *that* was disturbing!), Jessica Alba is pretty cool but it's hard to tell how good she'd be in anything else, Sandra Bullock has the habit of playing really off-the-wall characters I wish I could be.

Lou June 19th, 2001 12:56 PM

Isabella Rossellini because she is beautiful.

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