Whether they’re today’s super-stars with clout or character players with decades of experience, actors are not improvising the film you’re watching. They follow the script and the director’s intent. For almost any other actor, even a few days’ work on a big budget film is a career highlight. They smoke only if they’re told to smoke. Actors in these rankings worked on at least two top-grossing films since 2002.

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actors | The more smoking, the higher the score
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26Mario Casas11101
RJ Cyler1110802
Paul Dano11101
Brett Davern11101
Rory Fleck-Byrne11101
Jared Harris11101
Ben Kingsley11101
Randy McDowell11101
Erin Richards11101
Johnny Sneed11101
Tom Sturridge11101
Melvin Van Peebles11101
Kenny Wormald11101
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