Time again for the Thursday Thirteen. Today's topic: My 13 Favorite Actors (and my favorite movies of theirs, not limited to 13). In no particular order,...
1. Johnny Depp - Pirates of the Caribbean movies, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Finding Neverland, What's Eating Gilbert Grape, Edward Scissorhands
2. Sandra Bullock - The Lake House, While You Were Sleeping, Miss Congeniality, Hope Floats, Speed, A Time to Kill, The Net
3. Julia Roberts - Steel Magnolias, Pretty Woman, Sleeping with the Enemy, Runaway Bride, My Best Friend's Wedding, Something to Talk About, I Love Trouble, The Pelican Brief, Stepmom, Flatliners
4. Harrison Ford - all the "Indiana Jones" movies, Six Days Seven Nights, The Fugitive, What Lies Beneath, Working Girl, Clear and Present Danger, Patriot Games, Air Force One
5. Tommy Lee Jones - Lonesome Dove, Men in Black (and II), The Fugitive, U.S. Marshals, The Client, Volcano
6. Tom Hanks - Forrest Gump, Apollo 13, Cast Away, A League of their Own, The Green Mile, Big, Turner & Hooch, The Money Pit, Sleepless in Seattle, You've Got Mail, That Thing You Do!, The 'Burbs, Dragnet, Splash, The Polar Express
7. Nicolas Cage - Raising Arizona, It Could Happen to You, Con Air, The Rock, Face/Off, Gone in Sixty Seconds, National Treasure (The second one is set for release on December 21!)
8. Mel Gibson - Braveheart, The Patriot, What Women Want, Ransom, Maverick, The Man Without a Face, Forever Young, Bird on a Wire
9. Audrey Hepburn - Breakfast at Tiffany's, Funny Face, Roman Holiday
10. Doris Day - Glass-Bottom Boat, With Six You Get Eggroll, Pillow Talk, Please Don't Eat the Daisies
11. Meg Ryan - Sleepless in Seattle, You've Got Mail, French Kiss, When Harry Met Sally, Top Gun, "As the World Turns" (way back in the day)
12. Walter Matthau - Grumpy Old Men, Grumpier Old Men, Dennis the Menace, The Bad News Bears, The Odd Couple
13. Gary Sinise - Apollo 13, Forrest Gump, The Green Mile, Ransom, "CSI: NY"
There are plenty more I like really well (Denzel Washington, Steve Martin, Matthew McConnaughey, etc.), but I'm going to stop with 13.