Greatest Film Stars

Greatest Roles & Filmographies


Introduction



Greatest Film Stars - Their Greatest Roles and Filmographies (see index below) contains a selected sampling of the starring roles that best define the screen presence or persona of some of the greatest stars of the American cinema. The definitive screen role is often the one for which the actor or actress is best-remembered. In some cases, some actors/actresses - over a long, prolific career - have had more than one exemplary or essential example of their acting portrayed in films.

The 100 Greatest Films that have been selected at this site
are identified by a yellow star .


Greatest Film Stars - Roles and Filmographies
(alphabetical, by last name)
Introduction | A1 | A2-B1 | B2 | B3 | B4 | B5-C1 | C2 | C3 | C4-D1 | D2 | D3
D4-F1 | F2 | F3-G1 | G2 | G3-H1 | H2 | H3 | H4-J1 | J2-K1
K2-L1 | L2 | L3-M1 | M2 | M3 | M4 | N | O-P1 | P2 | P3-R1 | R2
R3 | R4-S1 | S2 | S3 | S4-T1 | T2 | U-W1 | W2 | W3-Z

Examples of Greatest Film Stars - Roles and Filmographies
Jennifer Jones
Jennifer Jones
Margaret Sullavan
Margaret Sullavan
Tuesday Weld
Tuesday Weld
Miriam Hopkins
Miriam Hopkins
Sharon Stone
Sharon Stone
Glenn Ford
Glenn Ford
Jack Lemmon
Jack Lemmon
Peter Sellers
Peter Sellers
Robert DeNiro
Robert De Niro
William Powell
William Powell

Additionally Recommended

Filmsite's
Greatest Film Stars - Roles and Filmographies
An extensive listing of the starring (and definitive roles) for many of the greatest stars of the American cinema, including many lesser known actors and actresses.

Filmsite's
100 Greatest Film Stars of All-Time
A Definitive Look at the 100 Greatest Film Stars (50 male, 50 female) of Hollywood Legend.
Greatest Film Characters
Filmsite's
Greatest Film Characters of All-Time
Hundreds of Greatest Movie Characters (illustrated, unranked, in alphabetical order).
Premiere Magazine
Premiere Magazine's
100 Greatest Movie Characters of All-Time
The 100 Greatest Movie Characters of All-Time (Premiere Magazine in their April, 2004 issue)
Movieline Magazine
Movieline Magazine's
100 Best Female Character Roles
The 100 Best Female Character Roles (Movieline Magazine in their April, 1997 issue), in two parts.

AFI's Greatest Film Star Legends
America's Greatest Film Star Legends (50 total, 25 men and 25 women), selected by AFI in 1999.

AFI's Greatest Heroes and Villains
America's 100 Greatest Good and Bad Guys/Gals (50 of each), selected by AFI in 2003.
Premiere Magazine
Premiere Magazine's
100 Greatest Movie Performances of All-Time
The 100 Greatest Movie Performances of All-Time (Premiere Magazine in their April, 2006 issue), in four parts.



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