Greatest Film Stars
Greatest Roles & Filmographies


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


Greatest Film Star Roles and Filmographies
Actor or Actress
Definitive Screen Role Other Great Film Roles

Bud Abbott
(1895-1974)

Lou Costello
(1906-1959)
Slicker Smith and Herbie Brown in Buck Privates (1941) Smokey Adams and Pomeroy Watson in In the Navy (1941)
Chuck Murray and Ferdinand Jones in Hold That Ghost (1941)
Dexter Broadhurst and Sebastian Dinwiddle in The Naughty Nineties (1945) (Best routine: "Who's On First?")
Cuthbert/Dr. Greenway and Horatio Prim in The Time of Their Lives (1946)
Buzz Johnson and Stanley Livingston in Africa Screams (1949)
Chick Young and Wilbur Grey in Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948) - also ...Meet the Insisible Man (1951), ...Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1953), ...Meet the Mummy (1955)

Eddie Albert
(1908-2005)
Irving Radovich in Roman Holiday (1953) Steve Nelson in Smash-Up: The Story of a Woman (1947)
Ali Hakim in Oklahoma! (1955)
Burt McGuire in I'll Cry Tomorrow (1955)
Capt. McLean in The Teahouse of the August Moon (1956)
Colonel Thompson in The Longest Day (1962)
Mr. Corcoran in The Heartbreak Kid (1972)
Warden Hazen in The Longest Yard (1974)

Alan Alda
(1936- )
George Peters in Same Time, Next Year (1978)
and
Capt. Benjamin Franklin "Hawkeye" Pierce in M*A*S*H (TV from 1972-1983)

Charlie Cotchipee in Gone Are the Days! (1963)
George Plimpton in Paper Lion (1968)
Lt. (J.G.) Morton Krim in The Extraordinary Seaman (1969)
Bill Warren in California Suite (1978)
Joe Tynan in The Seduction of Joe Tynan (1979)
Jack Burroughs in The Four Seasons (1981)
Michael Burgess in Sweet Liberty (1986)
Steve in A New Life (1988)
Lester in Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)
Eddie Hopper in Betsy's Wedding (1990)
Leo Green in Whispers in the Dark (1992)
Ted in Manhattan Murder Mystery (1993)
Bob Dandridge in Everyone Says I Love You (1996)
Richard Schlichting in Flirting With Disaster (1996)
Alvin Jordan in Murder at 1600 (1997)
Kevin Hollander in Mad City (1997)
Sidney Miller in The Object of My Affection (1998)
Dan Wanamaker in What Women Want (2000)
Senator Ralph Owen Brewster in The Aviator (2004)


Woody Allen
(1935- )
Alvy Singer in Annie Hall (1977)

Victor Skakapopulis in What's New, Pussycat? (1965)
Jimmy Bond/Dr. Noah in Casino Royale (1967)
Virgil Starkwell in Take the Money and Run (1969)
Fielding Mellish in Bananas (1971)
Allan Felix in Play It Again, Sam (1972)
Victor/Fabrizio/The Fool/Sperm #1 in Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex (1972)
Miles Monroe in Sleeper (1973)
Boris Grushenko in Love and Death (1975)
Isaac Davis in Manhattan (1979)
Leonard Zelig in Zelig (1983)
Mickey in Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)
Cliff Stern in Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)
Gabe Roth in Husbands and Wives (1992)
Larry Lipton in Manhattan Murder Mystery (1993)
Lenny Weinrib in Mighty Aphrodite (1995)
Joe in Everyone Says I Love You (1996)
Harry Block in Deconstructing Harry (1997)
Voice of Z-4195 in Antz (1998)
Himself in Sweet and Lowdown (1999)
Ray Winkler in Small Time Crooks (2000)
C.W. Briggs in The Curse of the Jade Scorpion (2001)
Val Waxman in Hollywood Ending (2002)

David Dobel in Anything Else (2003)
Sid Waterman in Scoop (2006)


June Allyson
(1917-2006)
Helen Burger Miller in The Glenn Miller Story (1953) Specialty Solo in Girl Crazy (1943)
Patsy Deyo in Two Girls and a Sailor (1944)
Mary Hill in The Sailor Takes a Wife (1945)
Martha Canford Chandler in Two Sisters From Boston (1946)
Connie Lane in Good News (1947)
Specialty in Till The Clouds Roll By (1947)
Constance Bonacieux in The Three Musketeers (1948)
Josephine "Jo" March in Little Women (1949)
Ethel Stratton in The Stratton Story (1949)
Cynthia Potter in Too Young to Kiss (1951)
Lieut. Ruth McGara in Battle Circus (1953)
Mary Blemond Walling in Executive Suite (1954)
Pearl "Butch" McConnell in The McConnell Story (1955)
Ann Downs in The Shrike (1955)
Sally Holland in Strategic Air Command (1955)
Kay Hilliard in The Opposite Sex (1956)
Helen Banning in Interlude (1957)
Irene Bullock in My Man Godfrey (1957)

Don Ameche
(1908-1993)
Charlie Dwyer in Alexander's Ragtime Band (1938) Bob Harris in One in a Million (1936)
Jack O'Leary in In Old Chicago (1937)
Tibor Czerny in Midnight (1939)
D'Artagnan in The Three Musketeers (1939)
Ricardo Quintana in Down Argentine Way (1940)
Phil O'Neil in Moon Over Miami (1941)
Henry Van Cleve in Heaven Can Wait (1943)
Commander Bingo Harper in Wing and a Prayer (1944)
Singing Waiter in It's in the Bag (1945)
Richard Courtland in Sleep, My Love (1948)
Mortimer Duke in Trading Places (1983)
Art Selwyn in Cocoon (1985)
Gino in Things Change (1988)

Dame Judith Anderson
(1898-1992)
Mrs. Danvers in Rebecca (1940) Ann Treadwell in Laura (1944)
Emily Brent in And Then There Were None (1945)
Mrs. Ivers in The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946)
Mrs. Medora 'Ma' Callum in Pursued (1947)
Memnet in The Ten Commandments (1956)
Big Mama Pollitt in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958)

Dana Andrews
(1909-1992)
Mark McPherson in Laura (1944)
and
Fred Derry in The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
Donald Martin in The Ox-Bow Incident (1943)
Lt. Comm. Edward Moulton in Wing and a Prayer (1944)
Sergeant Tyne in A Walk in the Sun (1945)
Pat Gilbert in State Fair (1945)
Henry L. Harvey in Boomerang! (1947)
Dick Carver in Elephant Walk (1954)
Tom Garrett in Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (1956)
Edward Mobley in While the City Sleeps (1956)
Dr. John Holden in Night of the Demon (1957)
Col. Pritchard in Battle of the Bulge (1965)

Julie Andrews
(1935- )
Maria von Trapp in The Sound of Music (1965) Mary Poppins in Mary Poppins (1964)
Emily Barham in The Americanization of Emily (1964)
Dr. Sarah Louise Sherman in Torn Curtain (1966)
Jerusha Bromley Hale in Hawaii (1966)
Millie Dillmount in Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967)
Gertrude Lawrence in Star! (1968)
Samantha (Sam) Taylor in 10 (1979)
Sally Miles in S.O.B. (1981)
Count Victor Grezhinski/Victoria Grant in Victor/Victoria (1982)
Marianna in The Man Who Loved Women (1983)
Gillian Fairchild in That's Life! (1986)
Stephanie Anderson in Duet for One (1986)
Queen Clarisse Renaldi in The Princess Diaries (2001) and The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement (2004)
Voice of Queen in Shrek 2 (2004) and Shrek the Third (2007)

Ann-Margret
(1941- )
Bobbie in Carnal Knowledge (1971) Louise in Pocketful of Miracles (1961)
Kim McAfee in Bye Bye Birdie (1963)
Jody Dvorak in Kitten with a Whip (1964)
Rusty Martin in Viva Las Vegas (1964)
Melba in The Cincinnati Kid (1965)
Nora Walker Hobbs in Tommy (1975)
Lady Booby in Joseph Andrews (1977)
Peggy Ann Snow in Magic (1978)
Audrey Minelli in Twice in a Lifetime (1985)
Ariel Truax in Grumpy Old Men (1993)
Margaret Pagniacci in Any Given Sunday (1999)

Wendy Meyers in The Break-Up (2006)

Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle
(1887-1933)
Silent comedian in numerous Keystone Kops comedies during the 1910s
and
Fatty and Mabel (Normand) series of films
Actor in Mother's Boy (1913)
Actor in Bathing Beauty (1914)
Actor in Fatty Again (1914)
Actor in Fatty's Reckless Fling (1915)
Actor in Mabel, Fatty and the Law (1915)
Actor in His Wedding Night (1917)
Actor in The Roundup (1920)
Actor in Brewster's Millions (1921)
Actor in Gasoline Gus (1921)
and dozens more

Eve Arden
(1912-1990)
Ida in Mildred Pierce (1945) Eve in Stage Door (1937)
Peerless Pauline in At the Circus (1939)
Mrs. Maida Rutledge in Anatomy of a Murder (1959)
Lottie Lacey in The Dark at the Top of the Stairs (1960)
Principal Mcgee in Grease (1978)

Alan Arkin
(1934- )
John Singer in The Heart is a Lonely Hunter (1968) Lt. Rozanov in The Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming (1963)
Roat in Wait Until Dark (1967)
Inspector Jacques Clouseau in Inspector Clouseau (1968)
Abraham Rodriguez in Popi (1969)
Yossarian in Catch-22 (1970)
Barney Cashman in Last of the Red Hot Lovers (1972)
Kessler in Hearts of the West (1975)
Sigmund Freud in The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (1976)
Sheldon Kornpett in The In-Laws (1979)
Bill Boggs in Edward Scissorhands (1990)
George Aaronow in Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)
Dr. Oatman in Grosse Pointe Blanke (1997)
Detective Hugo in Gattaca (1997)
Murray in Slums of Beverly Hills (1998)
Frankfurter in Jakob the Liar (1999)
Gene in 13 Conversations About One Thing (2001)
Grandpa in Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
Senator Hawkins in Rendition (2007)
The Chief in Get Smart (2008)


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