28. Alain Delon
Notable Roles: Rocco and His Brothers (1960); Le Samouraï (1967); L'Eclisse (1962); Le Cercle Rouge (1970)
Delon was the product of a broken home and quickly rose to become France's answer to America's James Dean. Handsome in his youth, like Dean he played brooding characters who often said little while defining French coolness.