The greatness is not in size, is in matter. Some of the actors are short in size, but great in matter. Sometimes shorter then 5’7″, the big screen can’t get enough of them. They might show large in the big screen, but some of them are tiny. Many of them are on every list of the best… in this or earlier epochs. Does their height is important? Not if the actors are very talented. Some of them are even ones super hot actors.
Much of the most talented actors are short, as Al Pacino, Dustin Hoffman, Tom Cruise, Joe Pesci, Richard Dreyfuss.
Which of the most popular actors are in the list of short actor? Let’s find out.
Robin McLaurin Williams born on July 21, 1951 was a comedian. He was born in Chicago, USA, and performed with stand-up comedy in 1970s. At this time he was in his best times in comedy. He played Mork in Mork and Mindy, an alien, and he was a rising star. He was popular in both comedy and feature movies. With his ability to improvise, and vide range of character creation via voice, he is considered as the greatest comedian.
His first role was in Popeye, and then he was a star in very successful movies, such as Good Morning, Vietnam Dead Poets Society, Aladdin The Birdcage and Good Will Hunting. Other popular movies in which he played are The World According to Garp, Moscow on the Hudson, Awakenings, The Fisher King, One Hour Photo and World’s Greatest Dad.
He was a nominee 4 times for Academy Awards, and has won Best Supporting Actor for Sean Maguire in Good Will Hunting. He won 2 Primetime Emmy Awards, seven Golden Globe Awards, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, and four Grammy Awards.
Al Pacino is an actor and filmmaker from USA. He is most famous for playing Corleone in The Godfather and Tony Montana in Scarface. He often played as the bad guy as a policeman, a detective or a layer. Won the Academy Award for Best Actor at 65th Academy Awards. He played Frank Slade in Scent of Woman.
Daniel aka Danny DeVito, Jr. is actor, director and producer. He is from USA. The portrayal of taxi dispatcher in Taxi gained fame and a Golden Globe and an Emmy. He made a voiceover work in films and became a major film star. As a co-founder of Jersey Films, he was also working on different projects. The production is famous for iconic movies such as Pulp Fiction, Garden State, and Freedom Writers. Danny is owner of Jersey Television, a production channel that is behind of creation of Comedy Central series Reno 911.
Thomas Cruise Mapother IV is born July 3, 1962. He is an American actor and producer. He started as an actor when he was 19 with role in Endless Love. His breakthrough is Risky Business. Is considered as a worldwide star at the point when he was Top Gun actor. After The Color of money and Cocktail, he played with Hoffman in prize winning drama Rain Man. For his role as an activist Ron Kovic in the Born on the Fourth of July, Cruise got the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama and he was nominated for his first Academy Award for Best Actor.