14. Stellen Skarsgard as Francisco Goya
Character: Francisco Goya
Film: Goya's Ghosts
Year Released: 2006
Though he doesn't imbue it with the rakish sensuality that Javier Bardem lends to the Spanish Inquisition priest(who proves that even Orthodoxy can be sexy), Stellen Skarsgard gives depth to the controversial painter in troubled times. The legendary Milosz Forman (Amadeus, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest) favors the dramatic, focusing on a particular painting of a forsaken soul and the girl whose portrait will haunt Goya until death, a slightly hispanic Natalie Portman.