Best actor of 1980 (no order)

by salvadoras | created - 05 Feb 2011 | updated - 6 days ago | Public

1. John Hurt

Actor | Nineteen Eighty-Four

One of stage, screen and TV's finest transatlantic talents, slight, gravel-voiced, pasty-looking John Vincent Hurt was born on January 22, 1940, in Shirebrook, a coal mining village, in Derbyshire, England. The youngest child of Phyllis (Massey), an engineer and one-time actress, and Reverend ...

for "Elephant man"

2. Brandon Maggart

Actor | Dressed to Kill

Brandon Maggart was born on December 12, 1933 in Carthage, Tennessee, USA as Brandon Roscoe Maggart Jr. He is an actor and producer, known for Dressed to Kill (1980), Christmas Evil (1980) and Brothers (1984). He was previously married to Lu Jan Hudson.

for "You better watch out"

3. Joe Spinell

Actor | Taxi Driver

Joseph J. Spagnuolo was born on October 28, 1936 in Manhattan, New York City at his family's apartment on 2nd Avenue. Spinell was a tough guy on and off the screen all his life. During his teen years, while still in high school, he acted in various plays on the New York stage, on and off Broadway, ...

for "Maniac"

4. Dennis Christopher

Actor | Django Unchained

Dennis Christopher was born on December 2, 1955 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Dennis Carrelli. He is an actor, known for Django Unchained (2012), Breaking Away (1979) and Fade to Black (1980).

for "Fade to black"

5. Fernando Ramos da Silva

Actor | Pixote: A Lei do Mais Fraco

Fernando was the star of only one film in his short life. He played Pixote - a street child - in Pixote (1980). During his short period of fame, Fernando was seen as a symbol of hope for the Brazilian street kids. He grew up in a poor neighborhood of Diadema - a industrial city close to São Paulo -...

for "Pixote"

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