Hollywood is a place which has given the world of cinema some of the finest actors. Even in the case of comedians, Hollywood surely has some of the greatest of all times. Here are some of our all-time favorites.
- Jim Carrey
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This Canadian-American actor first came to limelight in the 90s with his role in the comic television series In Living Color. He did leading roles in movies like Ace Ventura,The Mask,Bruce Almighty and many other such wonderful movies. He has received several awards and recognitions like the Golden Globe Award.
- Steve Martin
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This veteran actor needs no introduction. He has won Grammy awards for his comedy albums Let’s Get Small and A Wild and Crazy Guy. He has done some memorable roles in movies like The Jerk, Father of the Bride, Little Shop of Horrors,Man with tow brains etc. In 2013 for his exemplary work he received a special Oscar award.
- Rowan Atkinson
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He is best known as Mr. Bean. This great English actor first rose to fame with the comedy show “Not the Nine O’clock news. He received huge success both in series of Mr. Bean as well as the movies based on the same character Mr. Bean’s Holiday. The Observer listed Atkinson in their list of 50 funniest actors in British comedy.
- Robin Williams
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This great American actor passed away in the year 2014, and is one of the finest actors and comedians that Hollywood has had. His first movie was Popeye. One can never forget his movies like Mrs Doubtfire,Jumnaji, Night at the Museum,Hook etc. He won the Academy Award for the best actor in supporting role for his role in the movie Goodwill Hunting.He has received several other awards like 2 Emmy awards,6 Golden Globe awards,four Grammy Awards. In the year 2009, he was taken as a Disney Legend.
- Adam Sandler
He is an actor,screenwriter, songwriter, singer etc. He started off with MTV’s game show “Remote Control”. He later did Saturday Night Live. Though he had featured the movie Going Overboard his first title role came with Billy Madison. His movie Anger Management was a hit. He got huge success in 2010 with the comedy Grown Ups. He has done several comedy albums. He was nominated for the Grammy award for his album “They’re all gonna laugh at you” in the year 1993.
Making people laugh is a tough job. These comedians are the gems of the industry and have brought smiles to the faces of millions.