If you are an actor, you want to get the most projects. This is how you hone your talents and skills. To get the most projects, you need to expand your network by meeting directors like Logan Sekulow. It will also inspire you if you know other actors and their works whether they are alive or not.
In this case, you should consider actors with the most number of movies. For actors who passed away, their legacy will live on. By knowing their works, you are keeping them alive. Here’s a list according to IMDb (Internet Movie Database):
Many people do not recognise him but he was and will always be a popular voice actor. In fact, he was fondly called “The Man of a Thousand Voices” – a true Hollywood legend. He died in 1989 but his voice is repeatedly heard by millions of children around the world. He worked in radio programs, television movies, and even cartoon movies. He was the voice behind Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Tweety Bird and Speedy Gonzalez. In total, he made 1,142 movies.
Brahmanandam is a famous Indian actor and comedian. He filmed 1,003 to date. This is not a surprise considering that he already spent 30 years in Telugu Film Industry. He received many accolades like Best Comedian, Best Supporting Actor and the fourth highest civilian award in India. The civilian award was for his contributions to art in India.
Jagathy Sreekumar is also an Indian actor. He appeared in 584 movies. He took hiatus in 2012 because of a car accident. He won many awards including Asianet Comedy Awards Lifetime Achievement Award.
Adoor Bhasi was an Indian actor who appeared in 566 movies. He was known for his fluent English. He always played the same character in every movie he was casted – the man who stands next to the main actor or hero. He passed away in 1990.
Prem Nazir was another Indian actor who appeared in 513 movies. He was considered one of the biggest stars in Malayalam film because of his handsomeness and acting prowess. He died in 1899.
Oliver Hardy was a famous classic comedian during the time of silent films. He appeared in 416 movies. 107 films of 416 were filmed together with his duo Stan Laurel. He died in 1957.
John Carradine was an American actor who appeared in 350 movies. He was in the industry for 60 years. He preferred horrors and Shakespearean style. He claimed that be started getting paid after doing the first 70 films for free. Now that is dedication. However, he passed away in 1988.
Mickey Rooney was an American actor, comedian, and vaudevillian. He appeared in 335 movies. He started when he was 17 months old. Even with many appearances, he never won any Oscar. He died in 2014.
Danny Trejo is a Mexican-American actor who appeared in 329 movies often as a villain. He is easily identifiable because of his mustache.
Christopher Lee starred in 267 films. He was a Canadian actor. His notable movies include Lord of the Rings Trilogy, Star Wars, The Hobbit, Sleepy Hollow, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Alice in Wonderland and many others. He died in 2015 but he took home 22 awards and 12 nominations.