Top 25 Greatest Black Actors

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  • Jeffrey Wright
  • Will Smith
  • Eddie Murphy
  • Idris Elba
  • Wood Harris
  • Tupac Shakur
  • Larenz Tate
  • Anthony Mackie
  • Forrest Whitaker
  • Billie Dee Williams
  • Giancarlo Esposito
  • Terrence Howard
  • Ving Rhames
  • Omar Epps
  • Denzel Washington
  • Morgan Freeman
  • Laurence Fishburne
  • Sidney Poitier
  • Paul Robeson
  • Ossie Davis
  • Jamie Foxx
  • Samuel L. Jackson
  • Danny Glover
  • James Earl Jones
  • Don Cheadle

Eddie Murphy

Eddie Murphy is known for his comedic roles in movies such as Trading Places and Coming to America, but he has also shown his sensitive side in Boomerang, his gangster side in Harlem Nights and was nominated for an Oscar for his role in DreamgirlsPhoto: Christopher Polk/Getty Images)