Now that we have already covered the best actresses from the 60s, it is time to look at the 60s actors that forever changed the world with their magnitude.
Being considered a legend, regardless of the area you are talking about, is no easy task. The following 5 gentleman managed to be considered the most iconic actors from the 60’s. These are the 10 60s actors that marked the world with legendary performances and careers.
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Born in Iowa, this American Western Legend has own a Best Actor in a Leading Role Academy Award in 1970 for True Grit, 2 years before his passing.
During his impressive acting career, John Wayne has about 175 film credits, that include 1959’s Rio Bravo with Dean Martin and Ricky Nelson; The Sons of Katie Elder (1965), again with Dean Martin; and The Searchers (1956), directed by John Ford.
26th January 1925 was the date that the world was given a classic film legend.
This actor appeared in over 80 films during his career and won an Academy Award, for his brilliant performance in The Color of Money (1986). Besides that, in 1986 he received an Honorary Oscar and a Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award in 1994.
His best work include films like 1956’s Somebody Up There Likes Me and The Long, Hot Summer (1958).
Before his unexpected death in 1980 (age 50), Steve McQueen appeared in about 50 films, and was even nominated for an Academy Award, for his performance in the 1966’s The Sand Pebbles.
An absolute monster in the movie industry, this man’s career spans over 50 years and 50 films.
An Academy Award in 1964 and 3 Golden Globes, are just some of the many awards that emphasize the careers of this Hollywood Legend.
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Born in Scotland in the early 30’s, Sean Connery is one of the most famous and best actors ever.
In his 60 year-old career, Sean Connery was victorious for an Academy Award in 1988 for The Untouchables, for Best Actor in a Supporting Role. He was also awarded the prestigious Cecil B. DeMille Award in 1996 as an homage for his career that still endures today.
Some of his most recognizable work includes being 007 himself and being in Indiana Jones.
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