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Johnny Depp Named America's Most Favorite Actor for the Second Year

January 20, 2012 (8:41 am) GMT
The 'Pirates of the Caribbean' actor beats other A-list actors including Clint Eastwood and Denzel Washington, who are tied for the second spot, as well as Tom Hanks, John Wayne and George Clooney.

has proven that he is the most beloved film star in the U.S. The Kentucky-born thesp has topped the list of America's Most Favorite actors for the second consecutive year. The result is based on The Harris Interactive which surveyed 2,237 adults online between December 5 and December 12, 2011.

The "" actor has beaten and , who were tied for the runner-up place despite the fact that both of them were not seen starring in a movie in 2011. According to the poll, Depp appealed to mostly females, Republicans, Independents, Baby Boomers, Gen Xers and Americans who live in the East, West and Midwest.

Eastwood, who landed on the ninth place last year, was favored by men and Southerns. Meanwhile, Washington appealed to mostly Moderates. People over the age of 66 preferred "" star , who secured the sixth place on the list, as their most favorite actor.

Other actors who have made it on the list include , and . , meanwhile, was the only female star who was included in the top ten list.

Funnymen and returned to the chart after two years of absence. They forced A-list actresses and , who secured the fifth and sixth places last year, to drop out of the top ten list this year.

Top 10 America's Most Favorite Actors:
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