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Table 8 Top 20 actors and actresses: each item contains the number of golden (G), silver (S) and Bronze (B) points collected, the year of the first and last movies, and the number of films starred in total

From: Identification of key films and personalities in the history of cinema from a Western perspective

Rank Name Points Career Mov. Name Points Career Mov.
  Actors Actresses
1 Jackson, Samuel L. 24, 5, 6 ’81-’17 82 Maxwell, Lois 16, 2, 0 ’47-’88 27
2 Eastwood, Clint 18, 6, 4 ’55-’13 54 Fisher, Carrie (I) 11, 3, 0 ’75-’15 34
3 Cruise, Tom 18, 4, 3 ’81-’17 41 O’Sullivan, M. (I) 11, 2, 2 ’30-’86 43
4 Schwarzenegger, A. 18, 3, 3 ’76-’15 38 Berry, Halle 10, 2, 4 ’91-’17 29
5 Wayne, John (I) 16, 10, 9 ’30-’76 112 Barrymore, D. (I) 9, 6, 3 ’80-’15 45
6 Dafoe, Willem 16, 7, 5 ’83-’14 57 Shaye, Lin 9, 5, 6 ’78-’16 61
7 Willis, Bruce 16, 6, 3 ’87-’16 62 Diaz, Cameron 9, 2, 2 ’94-’14 29
8 Price, Vincent (I) 16, 5, 4 ’38-’91 75 Moore, Julianne 8, 5, 4 ’90-’17 49
9 Llewelyn, Desmond 16, 2, 0 ’63-’99 18 Dunaway, Faye 8, 5, 3 ’67-’07 41
10 Bond, Ward 16, 1, 4 ’29-’59 73 Grant, Beth (I) 8, 4, 3 ’87-’15 41
11 De Niro, Robert 15, 13, 7 ’68-’16 75 Curtis, Jamie Lee 8, 4, 3 ’78-’14 33
13 Connery, Sean 15, 8, 10 ’57-’03 52 Christie, Julie (I) 8, 4, 2 ’63-’12 27
12 Nicholson, Jack (I) 15, 8, 4 ’58-’11 54 Weaver, Sigourney 8, 3, 5 ’77-’16 46
14 Ford, Harrison (I) 15, 6, 3 ’68-’15 45 Crawford, Joan (I) 8, 3, 4 ’25-’70 57
15 Trejo, Danny 15, 3, 3 ’87-’15 74 Smith, Maggie (I) 8, 3, 3 ’62-’15 43
16 Lee, Christopher (I) 14, 15, 7 ’48-’14 105 Bay, Frances 8, 3, 1 ’78-’14 35
17 Coltrane, Robbie 14, 3, 0 ’80-’12 37 Trainor, Mary Ellen 8, 2, 6 ’84-’03 23
18 Depp, Johnny 14, 2, 4 ’84-’17 52 Leachman, Cloris 8, 2, 4 ’55-’16 38
19 Buscemi, Steve (I) 13, 7, 4 ’86-’16 70 Dench, Judi 8, 2, 1 ’65-’16 33
20 Stewart, James (I) 13, 6, 4 ’35-’91 64 Portman, Natalie 8, 1, 1 ’94-’17 28