The Tamil actress Manorama (Gopi Shantha) has over 1500 movie credits and 1000 stage roles, and holds the Guinness record for most film appearances.
Considering only commercially distributed films, it could be Prem Naseer of the Malayalam film industry who acted as a protagonist or hero in 720 movies.
Mel Blanc (voice of Bugs Bunny) had 1024 acting credits from 1937 through 1990. Most were as a voice actor, some were television roles.
Christopher Lee has acted in more than 300 films and by 2012 had possibly worked with more top actors and actresses than any other living actor.
Mickey Rooney, thanks to his career as a child actor, also has more than 300 movie roles spanning a 90-year film career (and eight marriages).
Other prominent performers are:
Charles Lane - prolific US character actor had 384 film credits, lived to 102 years old
Richard Whiteley - BBC host is thought to have had more appearances on British television (by time) than any other individual.
Sultan Rahi / (Urdu/Punjabi) سلطان راہی was a Pakistani Punjabi actor with an appearance in 813 films in his career. He is the only Pakistani actor to be in the Guinness Book of World Records. He worked in over 703 plus Punjabi films and 100 Urdu films. He won 160 Film Awards. Sadly he was Murdered in 1996.
Brahmanandam Kanneganti (born 1 February 1956), is an Indian actor and comedian. He has appeared in over 1000 films. Hailing from Sattenapalli in Andhra pradesh, he mostly acts in Telugu films. He currently holds the Guinness World Record for the most screen credits for a living actor. He was honoured with the Padma Sri, India's fourth highest civilian honour for his contribution to Indian cinema in 2009.
The actor that has appeared in most movies is John Wayne, as listed in the Guinness World Book of Records.
Sean Connery i think?
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Shakti Kapoor /September 3,1958. Shakti is a famous Bollywood actor actor. He has appeared in approx 560 movies. IMDb.com supports this claim....
Brahmanandam appeared in 900+ movies Lloyd Bridges appeared in 217 movies. Ward Bond appeared in 258 movies! Hattie McDaniel has appeared in over 300 films
Quentin Tarantino has acted in eight of the ten movies he has directed. In movies not directed by him, he has appeared eleven times as an actor as well.
Alfred Hitchcock, because he has been in almost every movie he has made. Other than him, James (Jimmy) Stewart has appeared in the most Alfred Hitchcock movies.
The master of suspense himself, Alfred Hitchcock, made cameos in most of his movies.
The actor Alain Delon has appeared in over thirty movies and films, most famous of which are his European (Italian) movies. He has most recently appeared in Planet Of The Apes, The Matrix and Star Wars: Clone Wars.
Stuntman/actor Yakima Canutt appeared in 30 movies with the Duke. but Paul Fix is the oodles answer
The actor Robert Duvall has been in many famous and popular movies. One of the most famous movies that Robert Duvall has appeared in would be in the film The Godfather.
The most popular actor can be said as Shah Rukh Khan. He is the greatest actor as the number of movies he has done is tremendous. His movies are mostly of romantic genre.
Michael Jai White is a famous American actor who is most known for his martial arts in movies. He appeared in the Dark Knight and Mortal Kombat movies.
Maybe Gordon Jackson.
According to the Guinness Book of World records, Indian actor, Brahmanandam Kanneganti has the most acting credits with over 1050 films roles as of the end of 2017.
Logan Lerman has appeared in over two dozen movies, those he are the most famous for are movies such as The Patriot, A Painted House, Jack & Bobby, Percy Jackson & the Olympians, The Three Musketeers, and The Perks of Being a Wallflower.
Rory Culkin. They both have appeared together in the following movies: "Twelve" "Scream 4" and "LymeLife"
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Which movies? And which actor? More information is needed.