De Niro Tops 'Shameless' List
ROBERT DE NIRO has been named and shamed in a US magazine after topping a new poll to find the 25 Most Shameless Paycheck Grabbing Roles In History.
The revered actor's odd role in critically-panned family film THE ADVENTURES OF ROCKY + BULLWINKLE 'beat' RICHARD BURTON's priestly portrayal in EXORCIST II: THE HERETIC to top the Entertainment Weekly list.
Oscar winner SIR BEN KINGSLEY's role as a vampire king in 2005 film BLOODRAYNE came in third, ahead of TONY CURTIS' turn in 1978's THE BAD NEWS BEARS GO TO JAPAN.
The full top 10 is:
1. ROBERT DE NIRO in THE ADVENTURES OF ROCKY + BULLWINKLE
2. RICHARD BURTON in EXORCIST II: THE HERETIC
3. SIR BEN KINGSLEY in BLOODRAYNE
4. TONY CURTIS in THE BAD NEWS BEARS GO TO JAPAN
5. DENNIS HOPPER in SUPER MARIO BROS
6. PETER O'TOOLE in CLUB PARADISE
7. ORSON WELLES in TRANSFORMERS: THE MOVIE
8. DAME JUDI DENCH in THE CHRONICLES OF RIDDICK
9. MICHAEL CAINE in JAWS: THE REVENGE
10. DEMI MOORE in STRIPTEASE.