AFI's 100 Years... 100 Stars

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AFI's 100 Years... 100 Stars is a list of the top actors in Hollywood history. It was announced by the American Film Institute on June 16, 1999.

The list promised one hundred people on it, but in the end there were only fifty.

As of 2023, of the fifty stars listed, only one is still alive (Sophia Loren). At the time the list was unveiled Katharine Hepburn, Elizabeth Taylor, Shirley Temple, Lauren Bacall, Marlon Brando, Gregory Peck, Kirk Douglas and Sidney Poitier were also still living.

The list

# Male Legends Female Legends
1. BogartHumphrey Bogart HepburnKatharine Hepburn
2. GrantCary Grant DavisBette Davis
3. StewartJames Stewart HepburnAudrey Hepburn
4. BrandoMarlon Brando BergmanIngrid Bergman
5. AstaireFred Astaire GarboGreta Garbo
6. FondaHenry Fonda MonroeMarilyn Monroe
7. GableClark Gable TaylorElizabeth Taylor
8. CagneyJames Cagney GarlandJudy Garland
9. TracySpencer Tracy DietrichMarlene Dietrich
10. ChaplinCharlie Chaplin CrawfordJoan Crawford
11. CooperGary Cooper StanwyckBarbara Stanwyck
12. PeckGregory Peck ColbertClaudette Colbert
13. WayneJohn Wayne KellyGrace Kelly
14. OlivierLaurence Olivier RogersGinger Rogers
15. KellyGene Kelly WestMae West
16. WellesOrson Welles LeighVivien Leigh
17. DouglasKirk Douglas GishLillian Gish
18. DeanJames Dean TempleShirley Temple
19. LancasterBurt Lancaster HayworthRita Hayworth
20. MarxThe Marx Brothers BacallLauren Bacall
21. KeatonBuster Keaton LorenSophia Loren
22. PoitierSidney Poitier HarlowJean Harlow
23. MitchumRobert Mitchum LombardCarole Lombard
24. RobinsonEdward G. Robinson PickfordMary Pickford
25. HoldenWilliam Holden GardnerAva Gardner