TEN COOL LEADING MEN

dean

 

James Dean (1931-1955) The original cool screen presence. Coolest Role: Rebel Without A Cause

paul-newman

Paul Newman (1925-2008) My personal hero on this list. Coolest Role: Cool Hand Luke

steve mcqueen

 

Steve McQueen (1930-1980) The king of silent cool. Coolest Role: Bullitt

Bruce-Lee-Portrait

 

Bruce Lee (1940-1973) Ultra cool AND ultra hard. Coolest Role: Enter The Dragon

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Dennis Hopper (1936 – 2010) Mad, bad but back in the day a real dude! Coolest Role: Easy Rider

jack-nicholson

Jack Nicholson (1937 – ) Equally mad and bad, good old Jack is still the man. Coolest Role: One Flew Over The Cuckoos Nest.

NPG x125463,Jean Shrimpton; Terence Henry Stamp,by Terry O'Neill

Terence Stamp (1938 – ) The epitamy of sixties London cool. Coolest Role: The Collector

redford

Robert Redford (1936 – ) Hollywoods golden boy. Coolest Role: Butch Cassidy & The Sundance Kid

clooney

George Clooney (1961 – ) The nearest we have nowadays to the guys mentioned above. Coolest Role: Out of Sight

depp

Johnny Depp (1963 – ) The iconic roles may have deserted him recently, but he’s still the man! Coolest Role: Fear & Loathing In Las Vegas

BONUS:

gosling

Ryan Gosling (1980 – ) the new kid on the block but already a contender. Coolest Role: Drive

About thomasjford

I like Movies and Music and most things popular culture.

4 comments

  1. Toppy

    Christian Bale – American Pyscho

  2. Toppy

    I thought he was cool in a disturbing kind of way.

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