People’s Choice Awards 2016 Nominations: Favorite Movie Actor and Actress

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The nominees for the 2016 People’s Choice Awards are here and the list is jam-packed with Hollywood’s biggest and brightest. Voting is now open at and will end at 11:59 p.m. ET on December 3.

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The full list of winners will be revealed live (for the first time!) at the 2016 People’s Choice Awards on Wednesday, January 6, 2016 on CBS.
Favorite Movie Actor

Channing Tatum. The 35-year-old actor is best known for his portrayal as Magic Mike in the 2012 comedy film Magic Mike, and its 2015 sequel Magic Mike XXL, which he produced and was inspired by his early life. Tatum received critial praise in the 2014 drama, Foxcatcher.

Chris Pratt. Ana Faris’ husband began his film carreer with supporting roles in mainstream films. The 36-year-old achieved leading man status in 2014 after starring in two commercially successful films: The Lego Movie, a computer-animated adventure comedy, and Guardians of the Galaxy, a superhero film produced by Marvel Studios.

Johnny Depp. The actor, producer and musician is regarded as one of the world’s biggest film stars. Depp has been nominated for major acting awards, including three nominations for Academy Award for Best Actor. The 52-year-old rose to fame on the 1980s television series 21 Jump Street, becoming a teen idol.

Robert Downey Jr., Avenger’s Tony Stark was successfully portrayed by the 50-year-old actor. He has starred in several movies that have each grossed over $500 million at the box office worldwide. Downey has topped the Forbes list of Hollywood’s highest-paid actors for three consecutive years.

Will Smith. The 47-year-old actor achieved fame as a rapper under the name The Fresh Prince. In 1990, his popularity increased dramatically when he starred in the popular television series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. He is now ranked as the most bankable star worldwide by Forbes.

Favorite Movie Actress
Anne Hathaway. Adam Shulman’s wife, the American actress, singer, and producer. In 2008, she won several awards for her performance in Rachel Getting Married, also earning an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress. In 2010, she starred in the box office hits Valentine’s Day, Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland, and Love and Other Drugs and won an Emmy Award for her voice-over performance on The Simpsons. In 2011, she had a voice role in the animated film Rio.

Melissa McCarthy. The American actress, comedian, writer, fashion designer, and producer. McCarthy achieved major success and fame for her breakthrough film role as Megan Price in the 2011 comedy hit Bridesmaids, which garnered her numerous award nominations including an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress, a BAFTA nomination and a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress.

Meryl Streep. A three-time Academy Award winner, Streep has also received 29 Golden Globe nominations, winning eight—more nominations, and more competitive (non-honorary) wins than any other actor (male or female) in the history of the award, five New York Film Critics Circle Awards, two BAFTA awards, two Australian Film Institute awards, five Grammy Award nominations, and five Drama Desk Award nominations. She was awarded the AFI Life Achievement Award in 2004.

Sandra Bullock. The 51-year-old American actress and producer. She is one of Hollywood’s highest-paid actresses, and is the recipient of one Academy Award from two nominations, and one Golden Globe Award from five nominations. She was named the “Most Beautiful Woman” by People magazine in 2015.

Scarlett Johansson. The actress, model, and singer. Johansson is considered one of Hollywood’s modern sex symbols, and has frequently appeared in published lists of the sexiest women in the world, including when she was named the “Sexiest Woman Alive” by Esquire magazine in both 2006 and 2013 (the only woman to be chosen for the title twice), and the “Sexiest Celebrity” by Playboy magazine in 2007.

Nov 04, 2015 07:40 AM EST | By Karen Jean N. Tiongco