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

Betty Hutton
(1921-2007)
Trudy Kockenlocker in The Miracle of Morgan's Creek (1944) Pearl White in The Perils of Pauline (1947)
Eleanor Collier in Red, Hot and Blue (1949)
Annie Oakley in Annie Get Your Gun (1950)
Kitty McNeil in Let's Dance (1950)
Holly in The Greatest Show on Earth (1952)

Rex Ingram
(1895-1969)
Djinni in The Thief of Bagdad (1940) Adam in The Green Pastures (1936)
Jim in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1939)
Lucius Lucifer, Jr. in Cabin in the Sky (1943)
Sgt. Tambul in Sahara (1943)
Giant in A Thousand and One Nights (1945)
Mose in Moonrise (1948)
Prof. Thurlow in Hurry Sundown (1967)

Jeremy Irons
(1948- )
Claus Von Bulow in Reversal of Fortune (1990) Charles Smithson/Mike in The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981)
Jerry in Betrayal (1983)
Charles Swann in Swann in Love (1984)
Gabriel in The Mission (1986)
Beverly Mantle/Elliot Mantle in Dead Ringers (1988)
Dr.Stephen Fleming in Damage (1992)
Voice of Scar in The Lion King (1994)
Simon Gruber/Peter Krieg in Die Hard With a Vengeance (1995)
Humbert Humbert in Lolita (1997)
Aramis in The Man in the Iron Mask (1998)
Profion in Dungeons & Dragons (2000)
Jack Elgin in The Fourth Angel (2001)
Über-Morlock in The Time Machine (2002)
Valentin Valentin in And Now...Ladies and Gentlemen (2002)
Larry Kelly in Callas Forever (2002)
Antonio in The Merchant of Venice (2004)
Michael Gosselyn in Being Julia (2004)
Tiberias in Kingdom of Heaven (2005)
Pucci in Casanova (2005)
Kingsley Stewart in Inland Empire (2006)
Brom in Eragon (2006)

Burl Ives
(1909-1995)
Big Daddy in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Bill in Smoky (1946)
Rufus Hannassey in The Big Country (1958)
Ephraim Cabot in Desire Under the Elms (1958)
Dr. Hasselbacher in Our Man in Havana (1959)
Fakrash in The Brass Bottle (1964)

Glenda Jackson
(1936- )
Gudrun Brangwen in Women in Love (1970) Charlotte Corday in Marat/Sade (1966)
Rita Monroe in The Boyfriend (1971)
Queen Elizabeth I in Mary, Queen of Scots (1971)
Antonina Milyukova in The Music Lovers (1971)
Alex Greville in Sunday, Bloody Sunday (1971)
Vicki Allessio in A Touch of Class (1973)
Hedda in Hedda (1975)
Elizabeth Fielding in The Romantic Englishwoman (1975)
Anne Atkinson in House Calls (1978)
Stevie Smith in Stevie (1978)
Isobel von Schonenberg in Hopscotch (1980)
Neaera Duncan in Turtle Diary (1985)
Herodias/Lady Alice in Salome's Last Dance (1988)

Samuel L. Jackson
(1948- )
Jules Winnfield in Pulp Fiction (1994) Gator Purify in Jungle Fever (1991)
Lt. Cmdr. Robert Jefferson "Robby" Jackson in Patriot Games (1992)
Arnold in Jurassic Park (1993)
Tat Lawson in Menace II Society (1993)
Sam in Fresh (1994)
Zeus Carver in Die Hard With a Vengeance (1995)
Carl Lee Hailey in A Time to Kill (1996)
Wendell in Trees Lounge (1996)
Louis Batiste in Eve's Bayou (1997)
Ordell Robbie in Jackie Brown (1997)
Lieut. Danny Roman in The Negotiator (1998)
Russell Franklin in Deep Blue Sea (1999)
Mace Windu in Star Wars: I - The Phantom Menace (1999)
Col. Terry L. Childers in Rules of Engagement (2000)
John Shaft in Shaft (2000)
Elijah Price in Unbreakable (2000)
Doyle Gipson in Changing Lanes (2002)
Mace Windu in Star Wars: II - Attack of the Clones (2002)
Agent Augustus Gibbons in XXX (2002) and in XXX: State of the Union (2005)
Jack Friar in The House on Turk Street (2002)
West in Basic (2003)
Sgt. Dan 'Hondo' Harrelson in S.W.A.T. (2003)
Langston Whitfield in Country of My Skull (2004)
John Mills in Twisted (2004)
Rufus in Kill Bill, Vol. 2 (2004)
Coach Ken Carter in Coach Carter (2005)
Mace Windu in Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)
Will Marsh in Home of the Brave (2006)
Neville Flynn in Snakes on a Plane (2006)
Lazarus in Black Snake Moan (2006)
Roland in Jumper (2008)
Louis Hinds in Soul Men (2008)

Sam Jaffe
(1891-1984)
High Lama in Lost Horizon (1937) Grand Duke Peter in The Scarlet Empress (1934)
Gunga Din in Gunga Din (1939)
Prof. Lieberman in Gentleman's Agreement (1947)
Doc Erwin Riedenschneider in The Asphalt Jungle (1950)
Prof. Jacob Barnhardt in The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)

Emil Jannings
(1884-1950)
Prof. Immanuel Rath in The Blue Angel (1930, Ger.) The Doorman in The Last Laugh (1924)
Boss Huller in Variety (1925)
August Schiller in The Way of All Flesh (1927)
Grand Duke Sergius Alexander in The Last Command (1928)

Ben Johnson
(1918-1996)
Sam the Lion in The Last Picture Show (1971) Gregg in Mighty Joe Young (1949)
Sgt. Tyree in She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949)
Trooper Travis Tyree in Rio Grande (1950)
Travis Blue in Wagon Master (1950)
Chris Calloway in Shane (1953)
Tector Gorch in The Wild Bunch (1969)

Van Johnson
(1916-2008)
Pvt. Holley in Battleground (1949) Ted Randall in A Guy Named Joe (1943)
Marcus Macauley in The Human Comedy (1943)
Reporter in Madame Curie (1943)
Lieut. Ted Lawson in Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo (1944)
John Dyckman Brown III in Two Girls and a Sailor (1944)
Sam Bennett in The White Cliffs of Dover (1944)
Major Thomas Milvaine in Thrill of a Romance (1945)
Capt. James Hollis in Week-End at the Waldorf (1945)
Tech. Sgt. Immanuel T. Evans in Command Decision (1948)
'Spike' McManus in State of the Union (1948)
Andrew Derby Larkin in In the Good Old Summertime (1949)
Eric Wainwright in Too Young to Kiss (1951)
Joseph T. Gresham in Washington Story (1952)
Jeff Douglas in Brigadoon (1954)
Lieut. Steve Maryk in The Caine Mutiny (1954)
Charles Wills in The Last Time I Saw Paris (1954)
Maurice Bendrix in The End of the Affair (1955)
Phillip Hannon in 23 Paces to Baker Street (1956)
Pvt. Arthur Hugenon in Miracle in the Rain (1956)
Darrel Harrison in Yours, Mine and Ours (1968)

Angelina Jolie
(1975- )
Lisa Rowe in Girl, Interrupted (1999) Tosh in Lookin' to Get Out (1982)
Casella "Cash" Reese in Cyborg 2 (1993)
Kate Libby ("Acid Burn") in Hackers (1995)
Jodie Swearingen in Without Evidence (1995)
Margret "Legs" Sadovsky in Foxfire (1996)
Gina Malacici in Love is All There Is (1996)
Eleanor "Elie" Rigby in Mojave Moon (1996)
Claire in Playing God (1997)
Gia Marie Carangi in Gia (1998)
Gloria McNeary in Hell's Kitchen (1998)
Joan in Playing By Heart (1998)
Mary Bell in Pushing Tin (1999)
Amelia Donaghy in The Bone Collector (1999)
Sara "Sway" Wayland in Gone in 60 Seconds (2000)
Lara Croft in Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001) and in Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (2003)
Julia Russell/Bonny Castle in Original Sin (2001)
Lanie Kerrigan in Life or Something Like It (2002)
Sarah Jordan in Beyond Borders (2003)
Illeana in Taking Lives (2004)
Lola (voice) in Shark Tale (2004)
Capt. Francesca 'Franky' Cook in Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004)
Olympias in Alexander (2004)
Jane Smith in Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)
Clover/Margaret Ann Russell in The Good Shepherd (2006)
Grendel's Mother in Beowulf (2007)
Mariane Pearl in A Mighty Heart (2007)
Christine Collins in Changeling (2008)
Fox in Wanted (2008)
Evelyn Salt in Salt (2010)
Elise Clifton-Ward in The Tourist (2010)

Al Jolson
(1886-1950)
Jakie Rabinowitz/Jack Robin in The Jazz Singer (1927) Al Stone in The Singing Fool (1928)
Bumper in Hallelujah, I'm a Bum (1933)
Al Wonder in Wonder Bar (1934)
Ted Cotter in Rose of Washington Square (1939)


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