Okay, moving on to the Brits (including Irish for the sake of expediency). Hopkins is number one (formerly Albert Finney - r.i.p.), otherwise no particular order. As always, other people's lists are welcomed.
Anthony Hopkins Christian Bale Ben Kingsley Ralph Fiennes Daniel Day-Lewis Michael Caine Jeremy Irons Ian Holm Gary Oldman Timothy Spall
Honorable mentions: Michael Fassbender, Ian McKellen, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Tom Courtenay, Jonathan Pryce, Tom Hardy, Eddie Marsan, Robert Pattinson