Actors With Most Credits

by brijeshmarand | created - 9 months ago | updated - 9 months ago | Public

We all have our favorite actors. Some we remember because of their great performances but others who’ve appeared in many films are sometimes forgotten.

Here is a list of some of the mainstream actors with the most credits to their name. Which actor do you think has had the most impactful career?

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Note: Actors with at least 100 credits for feature-length films as of October 2020 are considered. There will be a separate poll for the female actors.

1. Brahmanandam

Actor | Dookudu

Considered as the greatest comedian Telugu film industry ever produced Brahamanandam is a native of Muppala village near Sattenapalli, Brahmanandam completed his M.A (Telugu) and worked as a Lecturer in Telugu before Jandhyala introduced him to the silver screen with a role in the movie '...

1168 Actor Credits

2. Frank Welker

Actor | Transformers: Dark of the Moon

Frank Welker was born in Colorado. He followed his dream to California, and started a voice acting career which has spanned over five decades and hundreds of credits. Frank has worked with fellow voice actors Casey Kasem, Nicole Jaffe, Don Messick, Heather North, and Stefanianna Christopherson on ...

857 Actor Credits

3. Jagathi Sreekumar

Actor | Witness

One of the best actor ever graced Indian film. He was the son of the write Jagathy N Achari. He was very active in the school and college drama activities and wanted to be an actor from childhood. Since he didn't want to use his father's name to get a chance in movies, he never revealed about his ...

812 Actor Credits

4. Fred Tatasciore

Actor | Team America: World Police

Fred Tatasciore is a voice actor/animator known for his work in film, television and games. He can be heard regularly on Fox's "Family Guy," "American Dad," and "The Cleveland Show." He plays Aaarggggh! and many characters on the new show, "Trollhunters" (for Netflix by Guillermo Del Torro), For ...

789 Actor Credits

5. Yuri Lowenthal

Actor | Spider-Man

Born in Alliance, Ohio, which was the first of many homes for Yuri; he's lived in Virginia, Tennessee, West Africa, Japan, New York and resides in Los Angeles.

Yuri discovered his talent and passion for acting near the end of high school and since then has made a reputation of being a committed and ...

728 Actor Credits

6. Shakti Kapoor

Actor | Andaz Apna Apna

Shakti Kapoor is one of the most comic actors to grace the Bollywood screen. Since the start of his career he has done more than 300 films. He had been often nominated for the Filmfare Award in the most comic performance category. His on-screen pairing with another comic actor Kader Khan as the ...

674 Actor Credits

7. Eric Roberts

Actor | Runaway Train

Roberts is an Academy Award nominee for his role in Runaway Train, and a three-time Golden Globe nominee for Runaway Train, Star 80, and King of the Gypsies.

In addition, Roberts received acclaim at the Sundance Film Festival for his role in A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints and It's My Party. He ...

592 Actor Credits

8. Tony Devon

Actor | Ironmen

Focused, dedicated, seasoned and versatile actor Tony Devon whose character leading man persona had off-Broadway, cabaret (nightclubs) under his belt before venturing into a successful film career. A lead in "The Fantasticks" and a two year stint as a singing opening act for comedian Rodney ...

577 Actor Credits

9. Asrani

Actor | Sholay

Asrani was born in a middle class Sindhi family. His father migrated to Jaipur after the Partition of India and opened a shop selling carpets. He has four sisters and three brothers: two elder and one younger. Asrani was highly uninterested in business and very weak in mathematics. He completed his...

441 Actor Credits

10. James Hong

Actor | Big Trouble in Little China

James Hong was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. He studied civil engineering at the University of Minnesota, but at some point along the way became interested in acting. He graduated from the University of Southern California and practiced for 1½ years as a road engineer with the County of Los ...

440 Actor Credits

11. Anupam Kher

Actor | Silver Linings Playbook

Anupam Kher was born on March 7, 1955 in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India. He is an actor and producer, known for Silver Linings Playbook (2012), A Wednesday (2008) and M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story (2016). He has been married to Kirron Kher since August 25, 1985. They have one child.

431 Actor Credits

12. Gulshan Grover

Actor | Badman

Gulshan Grover was born, raised and educated in Delhi, India. After receiving his master's degree in Commerce from Shri Ram College of Commerce, he decided to pursue his passion and made a lifelong commitment to entertainment industry. He honed his acting skills in theatre, and after many stage ...

430 Actor Credits

13. Mammootty

Actor | Oru Vadakkan Veeragatha

Malayalam film actor Mammootty was born to Ismail (an agriculturist) and Fatima (a homemaker). He had two younger brothers Ibrahim and Zakariah; and three sisters, Ameena, Sauda and Shafina. He did his high school (pre-degree) at Maharaja's College, Thevara and then studied law at Ernakulam ...

419 Actor Credits

14. Edward Asner

Actor | Up

Ed Asner is a television legend, the winner of seven acting Emmy Awards (which puts him tied with Mary Tyler Moore, both of whom rank second to their "The Mary Tyler Moore Show (1970) Show" co-star, Cloris Leachman who has nine). In all, he has been nominated 20 times for an Emmy Award, with 17 ...

404 Actor Credits

15. Richard Riehle

Actor | The Man from Earth

Richard Riehle was born in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, to Mary Margaret (Walsh), a nurse, and Herbert John Riehle, an assistant postmaster. He is of German and Irish descent. Richard attended the University of Notre Dame, where he became heavily involved with the University Theatre. Appearing in ...

404 Actor Credits

16. Danny Trejo

Actor | Machete

Danny Trejo was born Dan Trejo in Echo Park, Los Angeles, to Alice (Rivera) and Dan Trejo, a construction worker. A child drug addict and criminal, Trejo was in and out of jail for 11 years. While serving time in San Quentin, he won the lightweight and welterweight boxing titles. Imprisoned for ...

395 Actor Credits

17. Ali

Actor | Pokiri

Ali was born on October 10, 1968 in Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh, India as Mohammad Ajum Ali. He is an actor, known for Pokiri (2006), Super (2005) and Manam (2014). He has been married to Zubeda Sultana Begum since January 23, 1994. They have three children.

394 Actor Credits

18. Lloyd Kaufman

Producer | The Toxic Avenger

Stanley Lloyd Kaufman never really wanted to make movies, but wanted to work in Broadway musicals. During his years in Yale, though, he got introduced to "B" pictures and the works of Roger Corman. Lloyd later got the opportunity to executive-produce a short movie made by a fellow student. The film...

374 Actor Credits

19. Mohanlal

Actor | Dasharatham

Mohanlal was born to Viswanathan Nair (father) and Santhakumari (mother) in Pathanamthitta district of Kerala, in the southern part of India on 21st May 1960. Starting his career with a classic villain role, he has now become an outstanding actor of Malayalam Cinema in Kerala. Without no doubt, ...

363 Actor Credits

20. Kôichi Yamadera

Actor | Inosensu: Innocence

Yamadera is a famous Japanese voice artist and actor, born 17 June 1961 in Miyagi, Japan. A graduate from Tohoku Gakuin University's economics school, he is affiliated with Across Entertainment. Before that, he was affiliated with the Tokyo Actor's Consumer's Cooperative Society.

He is very prolific...

347 Actor Credits

21. Ed Begley Jr.

Actor | A Mighty Wind

Ed Begley Jr. was born on September 16, 1949 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Edward James Begley Jr. He is an actor and producer, known for A Mighty Wind (2003), Pineapple Express (2008) and Whatever Works (2009). He has been married to Rachelle Carson-Begley since August 23, 2000. They have one...

328 Actor Credits

22. Keith David

Actor | The Princess and the Frog

Keith David is a classically trained actor, winning 3 Emmys out of 6 nominations as well as being nominated for a Tony award. He starred in the recently concluded TV series "Greenleaf" for Oprah Winfrey's OWN network. Upcoming films include "Horizon Line" with Allison Williams ("Get Out") and "...

323 Actor Credits

23. Michael Madsen

Actor | The Hateful Eight

Michael Madsen's long career spans nearly 40 years and more than 170 films in which he has played memorable characters in myriad box office hits, including: Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003), Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004) Sin City (2005), Hell Ride (2008), Die Another Day (2002), Donnie Brasco (1997), Species (...

309 Actor Credits

24. Joe Estevez

Actor | Return of the Roller Blade Seven

Joe Estevez' first time on the stage was as a 6-year-old playing the "Evil Inn Keeper" in a Christmas Nativity play, and as an actor he has never looked back. Born the last of ten children to an Irish immigrant mother and a Spanish immigrant father, Joe was raised in Dayton Ohio to be a factory ...

297 Actor Credits

25. Eric del Castillo

Actor | El ángel exterminador

Eric del Castillo was born on July 22, 1930 in Celaya, Guanajuato, Mexico as Eduardo Castillo Negrete Galván. He is an actor and director, known for The Exterminating Angel (1962), Las grandes aguas (1980) and María Isabel (1968).

288 Actor Credits

26. Robert Miano

Actor | Fast & Furious

Robert Miano was born in New York City and raised in the South East Bronx around when Joe DiMaggio and Yogi Berra played for the New York Yankees. In school, Robert joined the Glee Club and realized that he had a gift for singing. At the age of 15, he started his showbiz career when a talent agent ...

281 Actor Credits

27. Stephen Tobolowsky

Actor | Spaceballs

Character actor Stephen Tobolowsky was born on May 30, 1951 in Dallas, Texas. Over the past three decades, Tobolowsky has racked up a lengthy list of roles in movies and television across many different genres.

While Tobolowsky initially attended Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas with ...

274 Actor Credits

28. Malcolm McDowell

Actor | A Clockwork Orange

Malcolm John Taylor was born on June 13, 1943 in Leeds, England, to working-class parents Edna (McDowell), a hotelier, and Charles Taylor, a publican. His father was an alcoholic. Malcolm hated his parents' ways. His father was keen to send his son to private school to give him a good start in life...

272 Actor Credits

29. John Rhys-Davies

Actor | The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Welsh actor John Rhys-Davies was born in Ammanford, Carmarthenshire, Wales, to Mary Margaretta Phyllis (nee Jones), a nurse, and Rhys Davies, a mechanical engineer and Colonial Officer. He graduated from the University of East Anglia and is probably best known to film audiences for his roles in the...

271 Actor Credits

30. Michael Ironside

Actor | Starship Troopers

Michael Ironside has made a strong and indelible impression with his often incredibly intense and explosive portrayals of fearsome villains throughout the years. He was born as Frederick Reginald Ironside on February 12, 1950 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Ironside was a successful arm wrestler in ...

270 Actor Credits

31. Bruce Davison

Actor | X-Men

With his tall, blond, clean-cut, Ivy League handsomeness and ready-whipped smile reminiscent of Kennedyesque times, actor Bruce Davison would find it difficult at times to rise above those perfect features and find meatier roles, his talent certainly overcame the "handicap". Extremely winning and ...

269 Actor Credits

32. Udo Kier

Actor | The Painted Bird

Beginning his life with the same flare for the dramatic that would come to define his career, Udo Kier was born in Köln, Germany near the end of the 2nd world war. The hospital was bombed and buried Kier and his mother in the rubble. Both survived, and Kier would later move to London as a young ...

267 Actor Credits

33. Lance Henriksen

Actor | Hard Target

An intense, versatile actor as adept at playing clean-cut FBI agents as he is psychotic motorcycle-gang leaders, who can go from portraying soulless, murderous vampires to burned-out, world-weary homicide detectives, Lance Henriksen has starred in a variety of films that have allowed him to stretch...

258 Actor Credits

34. Chris Mulkey

Actor | Above Suspicion

Chris Mulkey grew up in the Midwest. The second of five children, son of Chris and Peg Mulkey, he spent his childhood swimming in lakes and camping. Attending high school in St. Paul at Cretin Military Academy, Chis then went on to the University of Minnesota. After majoring in acting at the U of M...

257 Actor Credits

35. Martin Sheen

Actor | The Departed

Multiple Emmy- and Golden Globe-winner Martin Sheen is one of America's most celebrated, colorful, and accomplished actors. Moving flawlessly between artistic mediums, Sheen's acting range is striking.

Sheen was born Ramón Antonio Gerard Estevez in Dayton, Ohio, to Mary-Ann (Phelan), an Irish ...

256 Actor Credits



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