Actor of the Week

Our most popular feature. Here, we bring you a weekly slice of brilliance, sharing with you our favourite actors, as well as current quality and up-and-coming stars.

Please note, Actor of the Week, has now been replaced by Scene of the Week. Click here to find out more.

July 29, 2018

This week’s Actor of the Week winner is more than worthy. He is a three-time Oscar nominee and has starred is plenty of top-notch films - the Hollywood ever-present Joaquin Phoenix! Somewhat sadly, he is also our final Actor of the Week winner, as we are moving on to a...

July 15, 2018

Arguably the biggest name in Hollywood’s history, Tom Cruise is this week’s Actor of the Week. Cruise is a favourite of mine and with the release of the Mission: Impossible 6 - Fallout this month, there was no better time to do this piece on the legend himself. Cruise...

July 8, 2018

This week, we celebrate a man who has not only won two Oscars, but has also, incredibly, received a further six nominations! That man is the iconic Denzel Washington! His Oscar record alone is seriously impressive, but he has churned out many a quality project, nominat...

July 1, 2018

Introducing our latest Actor of the Week, the man who has been a major part of revolutionising comedy and is now the most used face on social media (in GIF form), the brilliant Steve Carell! The great thing about Carell is that he has been apart of some, classic, moder...

June 17, 2018

The man whose voice you will recognise anywhere, Mr. Morgan Freeman, steps into our Actor of the Week spotlight this week. From Bruce Wayne's trusty gadget maker, to God himself, Freeman is an incredibly talented actor, with every character he plays being one everyone...

June 10, 2018

This week, our Actor of the Week winner is a two-time Oscar nominee and has worked with some of the best names in Hollywood - the talented Keira Knightley. From Star Wars to a Jane Austen adaptation, she has certainly put herself out there in plenty of genres.

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May 27, 2018

There aren’t many actors who have a game named after them, but Kevin is one of them. The game consists of selecting an actor/actress at random, and then trying to connect them to Bacon, via the films they’ve been in. The reason why this works so well is because Bacon h...

May 20, 2018

Actor of the Week has been a feature of ours for over a year now, and we’ve celebrated so many fantastic talents. This week, we do so with another, and it’s an actor who has done a tremendous amount for us at Life of Films, as well as so many others. From drug addict t...

May 13, 2018

As time goes on the action hero seems to mean less and less. Back in the 80’s and 90’s we had the likes of Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bruce Willis and many more. But the one that always stood out for me was Sylvester Stallone, which is why he is this week’s Actor of the We...

May 6, 2018

This week marks the first birthday of our Actor of the Week feature. Starting with Mads Mikkelsen on 7th May 2017, our feature has been well received with many, and most enjoyable for ourselves. The actor helping us celebrate the occasion this week is the impeccable Br...

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