Err… Would this actually be a Top 20???
Abbi of Where The Wild Things Are once again did a couple Top Tens that I’d like to rip off. 😉 Her lists of her Top Ten Most Annoying Actors & Actresses (as well as the actors & actresses she’d watch in most everything) have now been copied by pretty much every one of us movie bloggers on WordPress. Well, a while ago Abbi got the idea from Cindy Bruchman’s Mr Bright Eyes Top Ten list of blue-eyed actors to then do her own list of Top Ten Blue Eyed Actors followed by her Top Ten Brown Eyed Actors.
Well, I’m mixing it up a bit! If I had to pick, I’d say brown eyes are what do it for me the most but I do love some sexy blue eyes as well (hello Chris Hemsworth!). So I’m putting both in one list.
Here are My Top Ten (Twenty!) Actors’ Eyes:
10. Jesse Williams
Whenever I’m not watching Grey’s Anatomy because it’s full of moany wankers, I always think “Damn! That guy has some lovely eyes.” But then I think “Not that I would know, since I totally don’t watch that annoying Grey’s Anatomy bullshit. Umm. It must be The Cabin In The Woods I’m thinking of. Yep, that’s where I saw him. Not Grey’s Anatomy. I don’t watch that shit. Honest!”
9. Orlando Bloom
I wouldn’t say I have a big crush on Bloom but his brown eyes are perfect. I could have put either Orlando Bloom or Andrew Garfield at number nine as they both have the perfect type of brown eyes that make me melt but I went with Bloom as, well, he’s definitely the more attractive of the two.
8. David Bowie
That’s me – once again using any excuse to get David Bowie into a post. 😉 I’ve always been quite fascinated by people who have eyes of different colors (even though, in Bowie’s case, it’s down to a childhood accident). It’s just another quirk that makes him unique.
7. Paul Walker
Aww – poor Paul Walker. I wasn’t a fan of those silly testosterone-fueled Fast & Furious movies but I loved Walker’s baby blues. It was a shame he’d done so many of those movies – I’d have liked to see him in other things. You know what movie of his I really liked? Roadkill! (Called Joy Ride in the US. Isn’t it weird when they change movie titles??)
6. Johnny Depp
Another crush from my teen years who had beautiful brown eyes. I can’t help it… the majority of guys I had crushes on through my teens just always seemed to have brown eyes! Holy shit, though – look at the size of that collar.
5. Paul Rudd
Sweet, funny, adorable Paul Rudd. I’ve loved him since Clueless. Cute AND funny – that’s how I like ’em! Love his slightly unusual greenish eye color.
4. Chris Hemsworth
Those who know me know that I kind of have the hots for The Hems. He’s gorgeous from top to bottom anyway but having eyes that are such a perfect shade of blue certainly doesn’t hurt either.
3. Jim Sturgess
I told you I liked brown! Don’t get me wrong – Hemsworth is still my number one crush. Jim Sturgess, however, has THE most perfect puppy dog brown eyes. This is the type of boy I’d have fallen desperately in love with as a teenager (and who would’ve broken my heart, of course. the bastard!).
2. Paul Newman
Back to blue! Okay, Chris Hemsworth is gorgeous but Paul Newman beat him to “baby-blue-eyed sex symbol” fame. What a legend! What a face. What a hottie!
1. Michael Schoeffling
Ha! Yes, Jake Ryan from Sixteen Candles. What can I say? Jake Ryan topped my list HERE of My Top Ten Movie Crushes. As your biggest crushes are when you’re in your teens, a lot of the guys on that list are of course from my teenage years. Jake Ryan was the perfect guy to me back then (in a totally shallow looks-wise way). So I have to put the lovely Michael Schoeffling’s beautiful brown eyes at number one.
Green Eyes & The Ladies:
It feels like I should mention some actresses as well, such as Elizabeth Taylor, whose eyes were a deep shade of blue that sometimes appeared violet and who was lucky enough to be born with a “mutation” of a double row of eyelashes!! (I had never heard that until I looked people up when putting this list together). Also, seeing as I have neither blue nor brown eyes, I felt like I should give a shout-out to all the AWESOME green and hazel-eyed people out there. There are lots of beautiful green-eyed actresses but not actors for some reason. I read that green eyes are more common in women but that was somewhere on the Internet and the Internet is full of LIES, so… Who knows! Anyway, here are a few actresses with lovely eyes (yeah, mostly green as green-eyed girls rock):
And the most amazing eyes I’ve ever seen belong to actress Àstrid Bergès-Frisbey, who was specifically hired for the (great) movie I Origins, a film in which the plot revolves around the eyes and their mysteries. I wondered throughout the movie if they were faked but they’re indeed her actual eyes with the unusual markings and different colors. Gorgeous!
why does it not surprise me that Jake Ryan is your #1? 🙂
I’m so predictable… 😉
btw, have you been getting my emails? just sent u another one 🙂
Not yet. Not on wifi so will have to look later. And at your Harold & Maude review. 🙂
Also before sunrise 🙂
Great list here lady! Pffffff, like I was shocked seeing Bowie on here. I would have been shocked to NOT see him here. A shock was seeing how far down the list Hemsworth was. For me, between Garfrield and Bloom? Garfield wins 😉
Check me celebrating green eyes hahahahahaha!
I knew someone would be shocked The Hems was only at four. 😉 Garfield does indeed have great big puppy dog eyes. Hey – do you have green eyes too?? Yay for green!!!! 🙂
Well, count me shocked! 😛
Yep yep… they’re strange. They’re green with a darker rim that is sometimes blue, sometimes green, who knows. 😀
Lovely list! 😀 Although I’m totally for blue eyes. I see you’ve been using your time wisely while I’ve been away. Gotta go to read those Abbi’s posts now. 😀
Thanks! 🙂 hehe – Yep, any excuse to post some pics of some lovely men… 😉
Yay for including David Bowie and Jim Sturgess. Wow! Àstrid Bergès-Frisbey’s eyes are quite spectacular. 🙂
Yay! Glad to see another David Bowie & Jim Sturgess fan. 🙂 I know – she has amazing eyes! Wow. Can see why she was hired for a film about eyes… 🙂
That was a pretty post!! Love your no.1 choice 🙂
Thanks! 🙂 hehe – I’m so stuck in the 80’s… 😉
Nothing wrong with that 🙂
No Marty Feldman?
Haha! Thanks for making me Google that… 😉
I can’t EVEN believe that the lead from “Luke Abbott: Oracle of Film” didn’t make this list….
Yeah! He’s hot! Wait… I’m confused… Do you mean Luke or “Luke” Luke?!
Now I’m confused too….
Steve Buscemi tops my favourite eyes list for sure!
Lol! I love Steve Buscemi so, yeah – I agree. I did consider him for the list! 😉
Check out Clive Owen’s gorgeous greens!!!!!
Hmm.. True! He does have green, right?? 🙂 I’ve just never liked him for some reason. Not sure why!
He’s gorgeous! Well, *I* always liked him and yes, definitely green eyes.
BEST LIST EVER!
Hehe. Thanks, Natasha! I certainly don’t mind making a list of gorgeous men… 🙂
Very nice list, lady! This was a pretty cool idea from Abbi, huh? I can agree with all of these fellas. And how did I know Hemsy would pop up on here? 😉 As far as the blue-eyed gentlemen go, though, I think I’d have to have Daniel Craig on my list. Those eyes are crazy piercing…
Thanks! Yeah – I knew I had to do this list after seeing Abbi’s. 🙂 True – Craig’s eyes are lovely! He just doesn’t quite “do it” for me. Although he looked great coming out of the water in those tight little shorts…. 😉
HECK YES HE DID. 😀
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