Las películas de David Cronenberg se caracterizan por sus temas existencialistas y la sorprendente e imaginativa violencia , pero hay un aspecto de su creación de películas que a menudo se pasa por alto. Con una sola excepción , la mayoría de estas actuaciones han sido pasadas por alto por las principales organizaciones de premios . Aquí nuestros 10 personajes favoritos.

10) Christopher Walken – Johnny Smith / “The Dead Zone” (1983)



9) Michael Ironside – Darryl Revok / “Scanners” (1981)



8) Samantha Eggar – Nola Carveth / “The Brood” (1979)



7) James Woods – Max Renn / “Videodrome” (1983)



6) Holly Hunter – Dra. Helen Remington. / “Crash” (1996)



5) Ralph Fiennes – Dennis “Spider” Cleg / “Spider” (2002)



4) Jennifer Jason Leigh – Allegra Geller / “eXistenZ”  (1999)



3) Jeremy Irons – Gemelos Mantle / “Dead Ringers” (1988)



2) Viggo Mortensen – Nikolai / “Eastern Promises” (2007)

Here is Viggo Mortensen at his most menacing - covered in tattoos as a London mob boss. The actor plays the Eastern European leader of one of London's most notorious organized crime families in Eastern Promises. He soon butts heads with Anna, played by Naomi Watts, an innocent midwife who accidentally uncovers potential evidence against the crime family. The movie, reuniting Viggo with director David Cronenberg, also stars Vincent Cassel. Pictured: Viggo Mortensen Ref: SPL1134 Splash News and Pictures Los Angeles: 310-821-2666 New York: 212-619-2666 London: 870-934-2666 Splash News and Picture Agency does not claim any Copyright or License in the attached material. Any downloading fees charged by Splash are for Splash's services only, and do not, nor are they intended to, convey to the user any Copyright or License in the material. By publishing this material , the user expressly agrees to indemnify and to hold Splash harmless from any claims, demands, or causes of action arising out of or connected in any way with user's publication of the material.



1) Jeff Goldblum – Doctor Seth Brundle / “The Fly” (1986)