Trust is an entity hard to earn. While it takes years to earn, only a small act of haste is enough to ruin it in a manner that can probably never be set right. In the world of glam we live today, actors and film celebrities are the faces we see the most on any medium of communication and are generally the ones we blindly trust, whether knowingly or sub-consciously. We are inspired by these celebrities in ways more than one. We trust the brands they endorse, we trust their actions and we trust their sense of responsibility. And why do we do so? It is because they have earned this trust with their talent, their commitment, integrity and strong conduct. Here is a list of the top 10 American entertainers blindly trusted by fans.
10. Meryl Streep:
Meryl Streep is among the few actresses that make it to this list of trusted celebrities. This is because of her clean public image and her not being involved in any damaging scenes or news bits over the years. Her career graph has seen steady performances and her friendly charm and sweet image is all the positive projection she needs. Her fans have proven that with her talent and simplicity, she has won their trust and earned their respect.
9. Steven Spielberg:
The acclaimed director commands a respect for the sheer brilliance of his work as well as the depth of his knowledge and expertise. Spielberg’s movies have an epic status among the audience and he is very well respected for his commitment and his dedication towards the projects undertaken. This is one of the primary reasons his fans have such faith in him and rank him high on the list of trustworthy silver-screen celebrities.
8. Denzel Washington:
It is probably his innocent and committed face that draws fans towards or it may be his strong performances in movies like Training Day or The Bone Collector; one can’t say. But what can be ascertained with ease is that he commands viewers respect and trust. Whatever it is, the Academy-award winner is sure popular with his fans. In a career spanning over 50 appearances, he has captivated the audiences’ imagination with apparent ease.
7. Michael J. Fox:
Michael J. Fox started carving a place for himself in the eyes of audiences with the 80’s sitcom, Family Ties and became a household name thereafter. But what brought about the respect he holds now in the earnest is his funding for the fight against Parkinson’s disease a decade after he was diagnosed with it. His talent is amply evident from his works and has earned him a lot of respect over the years.
6. Sandra Bullock:
A poll has placed Sandra Bullock among the most trusted celebrities in America. This comes as no surprise as the actress has a lot of fans who blindly trust her. Owing to her strong character representation throughout her career, she has earned the place quite convincingly. Adding to her charm are the numerous cheerful and bubbly roles she takes up and her strong connect with her audiences and the mighty media. She definitely is one of the most deserving actresses for the list.
5. Will Smith:
This Hollywood star has ruled the blockbuster charts with major hits like Independence Day, I am Legend and Men In Black Trilogy to his credit. A deep person by nature, he is respected by the audiences for his strong persona and even stronger characters he plays. Adding to his charm are his intensive talent and a spotless family record proving him to be an ideal role model by any definable standards and this earns Smith a place in this compilation of American entertainers blindly trusted by fans.
4. Tom Hanks:
Tom Hanks has the ability to convince audiences effortlessly. They laugh with him when he’s happy and they cry when he hits a dead end. He has numerous memorable performances to his credit and has always breathed life into his characters. Whether it is the awkward and dim-wit Southerner in Forrest Gump or the homosexual AIDS patient in Philadelphia, the audience loves him, respects him and holds him in high regards. His name and face command a certain degree of faith and has earned him a lot of esteem.
3. Morgan Freeman:
This Academy Award winning actor and director is known for his talent that he amply displays in all projects he undertakes. His most admired and appreciated works are The Shawshank Redemption, Million Dollar Baby and Invictus, to name a few. His authoritative voice and reserved personality are other aspects of his nature that have earned him audiences’ love, support and trust in his career. All in all, Morgan Freeman is one of the few American entertainers who invoke faith in their fan base.
2. Oprah Winfrey:
Oprah has been a legend in the American entertainment industry for over two decades now. With The Oprah Winfrey Show becoming the epitome of success on American television, she has earned a global recognition in the entertainment industry and elsewhere. There would be hardly any person on the planet who has a TV set and is not, at some point or the other, been moved by Oprah’s stories and way of presentation. She also happens to be very credible among audience across the world.
1. James Earl Jones:
His is one of the most conveniently recognizable voices of all time in Hollywood and in the entertainment industry. What’s more is that he has a personality to match. Besides his acting skills in flicks like Conan The Barbarian, he has lent his voice to many a character in The Lion King (as Mufasa), Star Wars (as Darth Vader) as well as NBC’s Olympic Coverage and CNN’s famous tagline. His commanding voice is probably what makes this legendary American entertainer a fan favorite.