20% Of People Can't Remember ANY Of These Underrated Actors. Can You?

When it comes to Hollywood actors, we all know the big names. For example, most of us have no difficulty recognizing Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio, Johnny Depp, Scarlett Johansson, Emma Stone, Julia Roberts, Nicole Kidman, and Jennifer Lawrence.

They're the "A-listers." Everyone knows who they are and what they're up to (professionally and romantically). They star in countless blockbusters every year and they're featured on the covers of international magazines.

Their fame is, more often than not, well-deserved. Hollywood A-listers are talented and charismatic. Furthermore, most of them work incredibly hard.

But luck is important too. After all, there are plenty of gifted and ambitious actors that are nowhere near as famous as they should be. They're underrated. How many underrated actors can everyone remember?

Question 1

Name this star.

Before this actor landed his very first film role (in the 1997 comedy drama movie The Castle, according to Wikipedia), he appeared in the sketch comedy series Full Frontal. He garnered Hollywood's attention in 2001, which is when he landed a role in Ridley Scott's famous war film Black Hawk Down.

Question 2

The name of this actress is...?

In the early 2000s this actress appeared in films such as Alfie and Layer Cake. In the late 2000s she was featured in Stardust and Factory Girl, not to mention G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra. Like so many other Hollywood stars, this actress is also enthusiastic about TV projects. Indeed, according to Wikipedia, later this year she'll star in the drama TV miniseries The Loudest Voice.

Question 3

The name of this actor is...?

Legally Blonde, Idiocracy, Old School, The Royal Tenenbaums, Bottle Rocket, Middle Men, Vacancy, Charlie's Angels, Rushmore, and Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy are just some of the films that this actor has appeared in over the years. According to Wikipedia, next year he is due to portray Pat Dugan or S.T.R.I.P.E. in the drama web TV series Stargirl.

Question 4

Name this Hollywood star.

This actress was a mere child when she made her acting debut. Her first movie role was in the 1989 anthology film New York Stories. She appeared in the segment Oedipus Wrecks which was directed by Woody Allen. She gained widespread recognition in 1994 when she was cast in Interview with the Vampire. Today she is known for appearing in films such as Marie Antoinette and Spider-Man (Wikipedia).

Question 5

Who is this?

This underrated actor is known for his versatility. He has been acting ever since the mid-90s although he did not make his TV debut until 2000 when he was cast in All My Children and his film debut until 2005 which is when he bagged a role in the psychological thriller Flightplan (Wikipedia).

Question 6

Who is this?

Like so many other famous Hollywood stars, this actress also got her start on TV. Back in the early stages of her professional life as an actress, she was featured in Hey Dad..! and Home and Away. She struggled as an actress for years but made it when she was cast in David Lynch's psychological thriller Mulholland Drive (Wikipedia).

Question 7

Name this talented actress.

The woman in the image above is not only a gifted actress but also a well-respected model and a talented singer. According to Wikipedia, she made her acting debut in 2007 when she appeared in the romantic comedy drama film No Reservations. Since then she has starred in X-Men: First Class, Mad Max: Fury Road, and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (as well as its sequel).

Question 8

Who knows the name of this star?

According to Wikipedia, this actress began acting in the mid-2000s. Her breakthrough came about in 2011 when she landed the role of Lisbeth Salander in David Fincher's psychological crime thriller film The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. It was for this role that she was nominated for both a Golden Globe Award and an Academy Award.

Question 9

What is this actor called?

The Goonies, True Grit, No Country for Old Men, Sicario, Inherent Vice, Milk, Hail, Caesar!, and Hollow Man are just some of the films that can be found under this actor's filmography. Some might also associate him with the supervillain, Thanos, a character he plays in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (Wikipedia).

Question 10

Name this skilled TV actor.

This actor is without a doubt best known for his work on the little screen. Most people will probably recognize him as Philip Jennings, a character he portrayed in a widely acclaimed FX TV series that was on air between 2013 and 2018. Apart from that, some might also link him to his role of Kevin Walker in the TV drama series Brothers & Sisters (Wikipedia).

Question 11

The name of this actress is...?

According to Wikipedia, the woman in the image above is known as one of UK's most acclaimed actresses. She usually portrays enigmatic characters in period dramas and literary adaptations. You might recall seeing her in Nanny McPhee, Sense and Sensibility, Love Actually, Beauty and the Beast, and Saving Mr. Banks.

Question 12

Who is this?

If you take the time out of your day to glance at this actress's filmography you're bound to come across movies such as The Five-Year Engagement, Scream 4, and How to Be Single. However, she is actually better known for her TV work and in particular for starring in shows such as Mad Men, Community, and GLOW.

Question 13

What is the name of this actress?

The independent coming-of-age teen comedy film Juno, which came out more than a decade ago in 2007, was the movie that turned this actress into a star. As most people should have no difficulty recalling, this actress portrayed the titular character in the film, a teenage girl who suddenly finds herself pregnant (Wikipedia).

Question 14

Name this Hollywood actor.

Inception, (500) Days of Summer, Looper, The Dark Knight Rises, Lincoln, Manic, The Lookout, and G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra are some of the films that you might have glimpsed this actor in over the years. Furthermore, according to Wikipedia, in 2013 he made his screenwriting and directing debut with the film Don Jon (in which he also starred).

Question 15

Who can name this once-very-famous man?

According to Wikipedia, this actor made his film debut all the way back in the mid-80s when he was cast in the 1985 drama film The Legend of Billie Jean. He gained wider recognition three years later, in 1988, when he bagged the role of Jason “J.D.” Dean, a high school student and sociopath in the dark comedy film Heathers.

Question 16

Name this actor.

This actor is best known for starring in small, independent movies although according to Wikipedia he has also been featured in summer action films. For example, you might have noticed him in the 1996 black comedy thriller film Fargo. For his role in this famous Coen Brothers' movie he was nominated for an Academy Award.

Question 17

Who is this?

This actress comes from a truly talented family. For example, back in 2001 she starred in the psychological thriller film Donnie Dark (now a cult favorite) alongside her brother. Since then she has appeared in Stranger Than Fiction, The Dark Knight, Happy Endings, Won't Back Down, World Trade Center, and Monster House (Wikipedia).

Question 18

What is the name of this actress?

This actress made her film debut in the early 90s. However, it was not until later in the decade that she was cast in the Hollywood blockbuster movie The Mummy. She portrayed the female lead Evelyn Carnahan, and later reprized the role in the 2001 sequel The Mummy Returns (Wikipedia).

Question 19

Name this actor.

This actor first gained recognition for his supporting role in the 2010 dystopian romantic drama film Never Let Me Go. Later that year he became known to a wider audience as Bill Weasley, a character from the magical Harry Potter film series (interestingly enough, his father was cast in the movie too, according to Wikipedia).

Question 20

What is the name of this gifted man?

This actor is perhaps best known for his frequent collaborations with the quirky film director Wes Anderson. He has starred in five of his movies (The Grand Budapest Hotel, Fantastic Mr. Fox, Darjeeling Limited, Rushmore, and Moonrise Kingdom) thus far. Moreover, he helped write Anderson's latest project, the 2018 stop-motion animated adventure film Isle of Dogs (Wikipedia).

Question 21

Who is this?

It was in the mid-90s that this actress made her feature film debut. As most fans are probably well aware, she appeared in the independent coming-of-age film Kids. She has since been featured in Sin City, Men in Black II, and 25th Hour. She has also starred in a number of TV shows, including Jessica Jones and Luke Cage (Wikipedia).

Question 22

The name of this actress is...?

According to Wikipedia, this actress made her professional acting debut more than half a century ago, all the way back in 1957. That being said, in the early stages of her professional life she mostly focused on theater productions. In terms of film, we tend to link her to movies such as Shakespeare in Love, Casino Royale, and Red Joan.

Question 23

Who is this?

This actress first received public recognition for her role as Jen Lindley in the once very popular teen drama TV series Dawson's Creek (on air between 1998 and 2003). She made her breakthrough in film in 2005 when she was cast in the romantic drama Brokeback Mountain (it was on set of this movie that she met her now deceased husband Heath Ledger according to Wikipedia).

Question 24

Who can name this actor?

Most of us will forever associate this actor with his villainous role in James Cameron's 1997 epic romance film Titanic. However, he has also been featured in Back to the Future and its sequel as well as Tombstone and Kingdom Hearts. Furthermore, he also played a part in the cult TV series Peaky Blinders (Wikipedia).

Question 25

Who is this?

According to Wikipedia, this skilled actress is known both for her roles in blockbusters and independent arthouse films. She began acting in the late 80s and has since been featured in films such as Doctor Strange, Suspiria, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, and The Grand Budapest Hotel among many, many others.

Question 26

Name this man.

It was in the early 2000s that this actor first came to prominence. Back then, he was cast in the crime drama film Gangster No. 1. To date he has appeared in A Beautiful Mind, The Da Vinci Code, Solo: A Star Wars Story, and Margin Call. Moreover, he's known for voicing J.A.R.V.I.S and playing Vision in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (Wikipedia).

Question 27

What is the name of this actress?

The talented woman in the image above made her acting debut in 2004 on stage. A year later, in 2005, she made her film debut (she was cast as Kitty Bennet in the romance film Pride & Prejudice). When most of us think of this actress today, we can't help but recall movies such as The Great Gatsby, Drive, and An Education (Wikipedia).

Question 28

Who is this?

Memento, Iron Man 3, The Time Machine, The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, L.A. Confidential, The Count of Monte Cristo, Lockout, and Lawless are some of the films that you might recognize this actor from. Indeed, this actor has a very extensive filmography. For example, last year he starred in as many as four movies, according to Wikipedia!

Question 29

What is the name of this man?

If you've seen the magical Harry Potter film series then you should have no trouble identifying this man. Can't quite place him? We'll give you a hint: he portrayed the Auror Alastor "Mad-Eye" Moody in the movies. According to Wikipedia, he also played supporting roles in Cold Mountain, Gangs of New York, and Braveheart and had leading roles in The Guard and In Bruges.

Question 30

Name this talented brunette.

Rogue One, The Theory of Everything, Inferno, Like Crazy, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, A Monster Calls, True Story, Collide, and Cheri are just some of the films that can be found under this actress's extensive filmography. Last year she appeared in just one film, according to Wikipedia, but later this year she is due to play Amelia Wren in the biographical action film The Aeronauts.

Question 31

Who is this?

This actor is without a doubt best known for portraying Rick O'Connell in the incredibly popular The Mummy trilogy. He has also been featured in lesser-known movies such as Encino Man, Bedazzled, George of the Jungle, Crash, and Gods and Monsters. He has also tried his hand at TV work (he stars in the anthology drama TV series Trust and the web TV series Doom Control according to Wikipedia).

Question 32

The name of this actor is...?

The handsome man in the image above made his professional debut more than 20 years ago, back in 1993, when he bagged the lead role in the TV series Lipstick on Your Collar. His best-known roles include Mark Renton in Trainspotting, Christian in Moulin Rouge!, and Jedi Obi-Wan Kenobi in the Star Wars prequel film series (Wikipedia).

Question 33

What is the name of this TV actress?

Most of us link this actress to her role of Samantha Jones on HBO's popular romantic comedy drama TV series that was on air between 1998 and 2004. She later reprized this role in two films (the first one came out in 2008 and the second one came out in 2010 according to Wikipedia).

Question 34

Who is this?

According to Wikipedia, in 2017 Time magazine named this actress as one of the 100 most influential people in the entire world! That's pretty impressive although no one was surprised. The actress in the image above is, after all, incredibly talented. You might recall glimpsing her in Ocean's 8, Bird Box, What Women Want, 12 Years a Slave, and Carol.

Question 35

Name this TV actress.

If you've ever seen the cult TV series Gilmore Girls (on air between 1998 and 2003) you're likely to recognize this actress instantly. After all, she portrayed a major character on the show, a teenage girl named Rory. She currently stars in the dystopian drama web TV series The Handmaid's Tale (Wikipedia).

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