An analysis of scripts selected by Hollywood actors has yield interesting results about the overall ranking with regards to choosing “sad” scripts. reviewed more than 200 scripts on the IMDb list of top actors to determine which choose “saddest” roles.

It was compiled using an A.I emotional analysis model to determine “which actor is the 'saddest' of all.”

As it turns out, Nicole Kidman is Hollywood’s “saddest” actor.

Here are the top 4 “saddest” actors:

1. Nicole Kidman

2. Natalie Portman

3. Charlize Theron

4. Anne Hathaway

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Kidman is the saddest actress in Hollywood, scoring 9.9/100. Winning the Academy Awards for her performance in psychological drama The Hours, Nicole Kidman's movie list is definitely towards dramatic roles. The script's analysis, in fact, shows the fourth highest sadness percentage recorded in the study with 4.6% and the second highest disappointment percentage recorded at 2%. She is definitely made for gripping moments.

One of the most famous people ever born in the state of New Jersey, Meryl Streep, finished eighth overall in choosing “sad” scripts.

Streep was born on June 22, 1949 in Summit, New Jersey. Her storied acting career has spanned more than four decades.

Streep is often referred to as "the best actress of her generation.”

Streep is known for her wide-ranging versatility and talent in perfecting different accents.

Streep has received the most Academy Award nominations in history with a record 21 nominations, winning 3 times.

Streep has also received a record 32 Golden Globes nominations, winning 8 times.

Now, you also know that Meryl Streep is in the top 10 in terms of actors, choosing sad movie scripts.

If you want to see more information about these and other findings, go to

For the complete data of all actors & actresses analyzed, please click here.

SOURCES: & Wikipedia.

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