My Favorite Classic Hollywood Actors

Richard Widmark
Kiss of Death
Don't Bother To Knock
No Way Out
Pickup on South Street

Dana Andrews
Best Years of Our Lives
Beyond a Reasonable Doubt
Where the Sidewalk Ends

Edward G. Robinson
The Red House
The Stranger
The Woman in the Window
Scarlet Street

John Payne
99 River Street
Kansas City Confidential
Miracle on 34th Street
The Crooked Way

Richard Conte
Somewhere in the Night
Call Northside 777
House of Strangers
Thieve's Highway

Robert Ryan
On Dangerous Ground
Beware, My Lovely
Clash By Night
House of Bamboo


  1. John Payne was so dreamy, but you forgot to add Gregory Peck!

  2. I think John Payne was the only one I really recognized. Casting is so much different these days... men are usually too "pretty" now. I think I like the mid-century masculinity that these actors exuded.