Actors in Hollywood need a few things to make it to the big leagues. Those include talent, charisma, charm, good looks, dedication, etc. Now, most of these things can be acquired through time and patience while learning your craft. While many actors learn through years of being in the industry others are born with natural talent and can pull off big roles and have a constant stream of critical acclaim throughout their careers.
Today we’re taking a look at 15 male actors in Hollywood who have not only aged gracefully but have also grown as actors. These actors started out playing side characters on TV shows or debuted in movies that weren’t big hits, but through failure and success have grown as the years went by.
Cited as one of the world’s most talented actors due to his wide range of work and constant critical acclaim, DiCaprio has had one of the best acting careers an actor could hope for. His first Academy Award nomination came for the film What’s Eating Gilbert Grape in 1993. Since then he has been in numerous critically acclaimed movies like Titanic, The Man in the Iron Mask, Catch Me If You Can, Gangs of New York, Blood Diamond and Inception. His performance in The Revenant won him his first Academy Award.
Gaining recognition in the early 1990s with the road movie Thelma & Louise, Pitt went on to star in many movies like A River Runs Through It, Interview with the Vampire. In 1995 he gave two standout performances in the crime thriller Seven and in the science fiction 12 monkeys. He went on to star in movies like Fight Club, the Ocean’s trilogy, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, 12 Years a Slave, Inglourious Basterds, Fury, etc. He has always been cited as the world’s most attractive man by many media outlets.
At the moment Reynolds is well known for playing the Marvel character Deadpool. The Canadian actor started out in mostly comic roles such as National Lampoon’s Van Wilder, The Proposal etc. Switching to dramatic roles in movies such as Woman in Gold, Buried and Life got the actor much critical acclaim for his performance. The actor was named People magazine’s Sexiest Man Alive in 2010.