Hollywood actors are most likely to come with egos but some big names have been considered role models for their simplicity and humility both on and off the camera.
Some of these actors and actresses also own or fund various Charity organizations.
Glamsquad reports 15 Hollywood actors that are role models.
1. Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson
Johnson is an excellent actor and a talented wrestler, but it is not his talent that has made him popular. Johnson is a generally decent guy with a few outstanding qualities that people can’t help but adore.
He is an amazing father of three kids, he is funny and always has something inspirational to say.
2. Keanu Reeves
One of the most popular celebs on the internet right now is Keanu Reeves.
Fans have posted touching stories about their encounters with the “Matrix” actor on social media.
There is also a petition to name the actor Time magazine’s Person of the Year that has amassed thousands of signatures.
Keanu took a pay cut when filming The Replacements so that Gene Hackman could be added to the cast.
3. Emma Thompson
Emma Thompson, an English actress who began her career as a comedic junior, has recently established herself as one of the most admired and gifted performers of any generation.
She has proven her strength, adaptability, and likeability as both an actress and a screenwriter (both of which have won her Oscars).
Emma has more than earned her stripes as an actress and a role model.
She is also unapologetically goofy and naturally funny – whether it’s photobombing Lupita Nyong’o or kicking off her painful shoes in a drunken role of announcing an award winner to raucous applause.
4. Tom Hanks
Numerous different professionals and amateurs have had the opportunity to work with Tom Hanks because he has been a mainstay in the entertainment business for so long.
Some people even think of themselves as admirers, like as Emma Watson, who enthused about working with Hanks on The Circle.
5. Denzel Washington
The performances that Denzel Washington gives are praised for being compelling and moving.
Critics consistently lauded him throughout his career, and his continued box office success contributed to dispelling the myth that African American performers couldn’t appeal to mainstream white audiences.
6. Charlize Theron
Women all across the world look up to Theron as an incredible role model, especially those from less affluent backgrounds who aspire to follow in her footsteps.
Her volunteer efforts outside of the movie industry should serve as an example for other stars because they have the ability to change the world through their fame.
7. Angelina Jolie
The UNHCR designated American actress, filmmaker, and humanitarian, Angelina Jolie is a Goodwill Ambassador for her commitment to promoting human rights.
She has devoted years to enhancing people’s quality of life all across the world, leveraging her enormous reputation to draw attention to vital issues.
8. Sandra Bullock
Bullock portrays one of the main protagonists in the smash blockbuster “The Blind Side” by adopting a homeless Black American and providing him with love, education, clothing, and a family.
Many who watch Bullock are inspired by this popular film because they can see how it values family and demonstrates its love and sympathy for them.
This movie earned an Academy Award and pulled in 248 million dollars at the box office thanks to the excellent acting and connection to the story.
Bullock also shows her compassion by supporting numerous nonprofit organizations, such as the American Red Cross, Tuesday’s Children, Partners in Health, and the American Fund for AIDS Research.
9. Morgan Freeman
To aid those affected by natural disasters, Freeman established the Grenada Relief Fund, which is now known as Plan!t Now.
His varied charitable profile is further fleshed out by his support of Artists for a New South Africa and the Campaign for Female Education.
10. Jackie Chan
The first thing that comes to mind when someone says Jackie Chan is his acting career.
Even though he works as an actor, he also represents UNICEF as an ambassador.
Chan wants to support underprivileged children so they can receive an education and improve their lot in life.
In addition to being a well-known actor, Chan is a role model and hero for many people who have benefited from his tenacity, creativity, and altruism.
11. Sylvester Stallone
Sylvester Stallone is frequently regarded as a “knucklehead” action hero and not necessarily as someone to look up to beyond his physical appearance.
This, however, undervalues a man who, in reality, has an IQ of 160 and who essentially personifies the idea that you can achieve everything you set your mind to.
His physically appealing appearance, which is unquestionably much coveted, is really only a sign of his tenacity and motivation.
12. Halle Berry
Halle Berry, an actress, is a formidable force since she is intelligent, strong, gorgeous, and very talented.
At 48, she has won every significant acting prize (a Golden Globe, an Emmy, and an Oscar).
In fact, she created history in 2002 when she became the first and only person of African American origin to win an Oscar for a major role in the critically acclaimed film Monster’s Ball.
Not bad for someone who began in the world of pageants (she was First Runner Up for Miss USA in 1986).
13. Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep is an inspiration and a change-maker because she is a powerful, inspirational woman who inspires others and who always inspires people to pursue their aspirations.
14. Cameron Diaz
Long before her latest book, “The Body Book,” hit bookstore shelves in December 2013, Cameron Diaz was encouraging women to take charge of their bodies.
Diaz supports female empowerment, serves as an ambassador for Tag Heuer and supports a global initiative to increase awareness of UN Women’s programs for gender equality and women’s economic empowerment.
15. Harrison Ford
Harrison Ford has played the lead role in numerous genres of movies and is recognized as a representative of American culture.
He is currently the seventh-highest grossing actor in North America with more than $5.4 billion in North American and $9.3 billion worldwide.
In addition to being nominated for an Academy Award and four Golden Globe Awards, he has received other honors, including the AFI Life Achievement Award in 2000, the Cecil B. DeMille Award in 2002, and an Honorary César in 2010.