A look at personalities, iconic and obscure, who lit up the screen.

Cracked Actor

Cracked Actor: Bill Gunn

By Perwana Nazif

Four portraits of Bill Gunn.


Cracked Actor: Jean-Louis Trintignant

By Beatrice Loayza

On the peculiar pleasures of watching the late Jean-Louis Trintignant.


Cracked Actor: Donald Sutherland

By Howard Hampton

Looking back o’er the career of unlikely leading man Donald Sutherland.


Cracked Actor: Bruce Willis

By Brandon Harris

On Bruce Willis’s final, Cincinnati-set films.


Cracked Actor: Cookie Mueller

By Isabella Trimboli

On the immortal style of Cookie Mueller.