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Trivial Top 20: Best Actor/Director Collaborations

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1. Marlene Dietrich & Josef von Sternberg

2. Lillian Gish & D.W. Griffith

John Wayne John Ford

3. John Wayne & John Ford

Robert De Niro & Martin Scorsese

4. Robert De Niro & Martin Scorsese

Jean-Luc Godard Anna Karina

5. Anna Karina & Jean-Luc Godard

James Stewart Anthony Mann

6. James Stewart & Anthony Mann

Hitchcock and Stewart

7. James Stewart & Alfred Hitchcock

Klaus Kinski & Werner Herzog

8. Klaus Kinski & Werner Herzog

John Cassavetes Gina Rowlands

9. Gena Rowlands & John Cassavetes

Chishu Ryu & Yasujiro Ozu

10. Chishu Ryu & Yasujiro Ozu

Leos Carax Denis Lavant

11. Denis Lavant & Leos Carax

Jean-Pierre Léaud & François Truffaut

12. Jean-Pierre Léaud & François Truffaut

Lon Chaney Todd Browning

13. Lon Chaney & Tod Browning

Toshiro Mifune & Akira Kurosawa

14. Toshiro Mifune & Akira Kurosawa

Tony Leung Chiu-wai & Wong Kar Wai

15. Tony Leung Chiu-wai & Wong Kar Wai

Setsuko Hara & Yasujiro Ozu

16. Setsuko Hara & Yasujiro Ozu

Randolph Scott & Budd Boetticher

17. Randolph Scott & Budd Boetticher

Howard Hawks and Cary Grant

18. Cary Grant & Howard Hawks

Liv Ullmann & Ingmar Bergman

19. Liv Ullmann & Ingmar Bergman

Claude Chabrol Stephane Audran

20. Stéphane Audran & Claude Chabrol 

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