This unscientific ranking takes into account a star / entertainment professional’s: joy, contribution, attitude, message, and legacy. This list will be updated weekly.
1. ROBERTO BEGNINI – His acceptance speech from Life is Beautiful is legendary.
2. MERYL STREEP – I had the chance to meet her in person, and I was blown away by her charm and good humor.
3. ROBIN WILLIAMS – He is a human cartoon.
4. WHOOPI GOLDBERG – Her work with Comic Relief is well-documented.
5. JOHN CLEESE – He seems to be a delightful human being.
6. JON STEWART – He is thinking too fast to be unhappy.
7. JIMMY KIMMEL – What a fun guy.
8. JIMMY FALLON – Why is it that guys named Jimmy are so happy.
9. KATE UPTON – She is an animal lover and really, really good looking.
10. BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN – Where does the boss get his endless energy?
UP AND COMING: TOM HANKS, ANNETTE BENNING.
This article was helpful in compiling these lists.