While TIME’s editors will choose the TIME 100 — our annual list of the most influential people in the world — we want readers to have a say too. Cast your vote here for the movie and television entertainers you think have changed the world this past year, for better or worse. Voting closes at 11:59 p.m. on April 22, and the winner of our reader poll will be announced April 23. This year’s official TIME 100 list will be announced April 24.
Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele
The drag superstar became an unlikely pop star in the '90s, topping charts and becoming the face of MAC cosmetics. Now his Logo series, RuPaul’s Drag Race, is airing its fifth season and attracting celebrity fans like Lady Gaga.
The comedian earned legions of fans for her real-girl attitude and funny-girl hysterics, and this year she won Best Actress in a TV Comedy at the Golden Globes for her role on Parks and Recreation — all while hosting the show.
The film legend, who also founded the Sundance Institute and Film Festival 30 years ago, is — at 77 — still starring in large studio films and indie flicks, all while raising awareness for the environment.
David O. Russell
In a year that saw the veteran comedian surpass Johnny Carson as the longest-running late-night TV talk-show host, Letterman announced that he’ll retire in 2015, leaving late night’s landscape wide open.
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