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

Liza Minnelli
(1946- )
Sally Bowles in Cabaret (1972) 'Pookie' (Mary Ann) Adams in The Sterile Cuckoo (1969)
Francine Evans in New York, New York (1977)
Linda Marolla in Arthur (1981)

Carmen Miranda
(1909-1955)
Dorita in The Gang's All Here (1943) Herself in Down Argentine Way (1940)
Carmen in That Night in Rio (1941)
Rosita Rivas in Weekend in Havana (1941)
Rosita Murphy in Springtime in the Rockies (1942)
Carmen Miranda in Four Jills in a Jeep (1944)
Princess Querida in Greenwich Village (1944)
Chiquita Hart in Something For The Boys (1944)
Carmen Novarro in Copacabana (1947)
Rosita Cochellas in A Date With Judy (1948)
Marina Rodrigues in Nancy Goes to Rio (1950)
Carmelita Castinha in Scared Stiff (1953)

Thomas Mitchell
(1892-1962)
Doc Boone in Stagecoach (1939) Henry Barnard in Lost Horizon (1937)
George Cooper in Make Way For Tomorrow (1937)
Dr. Kersaint in The Hurricane (1937)
Gerald O'Hara in Gone with the Wind (1939)
Diz Moore in Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
Kid Dabb in Only Angels Have Wings (1939)
Clopin in The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939)
Driscoll in The Long Voyage Home (1940)
Dr. Gibbs in Our Town (1940)
Corporal Jake Feingold in Bataan (1943)
Mr. Sullivan in The Sullivans (1944)
Uncle Billy in It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
Jonas Henderson in High Noon (1952)

#23 star
Robert Mitchum
(1917-1999)
Jeff Bailey in Out of the Past (1947)
and
Harry Powell in The Night of the Hunter (1955)

Lieut. Bob Gray in Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo (1944)
Lt. Walker in The Story of G.I. Joe (1945)
Sgt. Peter Kelley in Crossfire (1947)
Jeb Rand in Pursued (1947)
Jim Fairways in Rachel and the Stranger (1948)
Jeff McCloud in The Lusty Men (1952)
Matt Calder in River of No Return (1954)
Capt. Murrell in The Enemy Below (1957)
Mr. Allison in Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison (1957)
Paddy Carmody in The Sundowners (1960)
Max Cady in Cape Fear (1962)
Brigadier Gen. Norman Cota in The Longest Day (1962)
Jerry Ryan in Two for the Seesaw (1962)
Sheriff J.P. Harrah in El Dorado (1967)
Charles Shaughnessy in Ryan's Daughter (1970)
Philip Marlowe in Farewell, My Lovely (1975)
Harry Kilmer in The Yakuza (1975)
Philip Marlowe in The Big Sleep (1978)

Tom Mix
(1880-1940)
Whistling Dan in The Untamed (1920)
Donald MacTavish in The Wilderness Trail (1919)
Grant Newburg in Sky High (1922)
Duane in The Lone Star Ranger (1923)

Dick Turpin in Dick Turpin (1925)
Tom Foster in The Lucky Horseshoe (1925)
John Shefford in The Rainbow Trail (1925)
Jim Lassiter in Riders of the Purple Sage (1925)
Tom Gordon in The Great K & A Train Robbery (1926)
Tom Dane in The Last Trail (1927)
Thomas J. Destry, Jr. in Destry Rides Again (1932)
Tom Rigby in Rider of Death Valley (1932)

#6 star
Marilyn Monroe, aka Norma Jean Mortensen
(1926-1962)
Sugar Kane Kowalczyk in Some Like It Hot (1959) Miss Claudia Casswell in All About Eve (1950)
Angela Phinlay in The Asphalt Jungle (1950)
Peggy in Clash By Night (1952)
Lois Laurel in Monkey Business (1952)
Lorelei Lee in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
Pola Debevoise in How to Marry a Millionaire (1953)
Rose Loomis in Niagara (1953)
Kay Weston in River of No Return (1954)
Vicky Hoffman/Vicky Parker in There's No Business Like Show Business (1954)
The Girl in The Seven Year Itch (1955)
Cherie in Bus Stop (1956)
Elsie Marina in The Prince and the Showgirl (1957)
Amanda Dell in Let's Make Love (1960)
Roslyn Taber in The Misfits (1961)

Robert Montgomery
(1904-1981)
Joe Pendleton in Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941) Kent Marlowe in The Big House (1930)
Danny 'Babyface' in Night Must Fall (1937)
David Smith in Mr. and Mrs. Smith (1941)
Lieut. John Brickley in They Were Expendable (1945)
Philip Marlowe in Lady in the Lake (1946)
Lucky Gagin in Ride the Pink Horse (1947)
Carey Jackson in June Bride (1948)

Demi Moore
(1962- )
Diana Murphy in Indecent Proposal (1993)

Jules Jacoby in St. Elmo's Fire (1985)
Debbie in About Last Night... (1986)
Abby Quinn in The Seventh Sign (1988)
Molly Jensen in Ghost (1990)
Marina in The Butcher's Wife (1991)
Cynthia Kellogg in Mortal Thoughts (1991)
Lieut. Commander JoAnne Galloway in A Few Good Men (1992)
Meredith Johnson in Disclosure (1994)
Samantha Albertson in Now and Then (1995)
Esmeralda (Voice) in The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996) and The Hunchback of Notre Dame II (2002)
Annie Laird in The Juror (1996)
Erin Grant in Striptease (1996)

Lt. Jordan "L.T." O'Neil in G.I. Jane (1997)
Helen / Harry's Character in Deconstructing Harry (1997)
Madison Lee in Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003)


Dudley Moore
(1935-2002)
George Webber in 10 (1979)
or
Arthur Bach in Arthur (1981)
John Finsbury in The Wrong Box (1966)
Stanley Moon in Bedazzled (1967)
Rupert Street in 30 Is a Dangerous Age, Cynthia (1968)
Stanley Tibbets in Foul Play (1978)
Patrick Dalton in Six Weeks (1982)
Saul Benjamin in Lovesick (1983)
Jason Carmichael in Romantic Comedy (1983)
Wylie Cooper in Best Defense (1984)
Rob Salinger in Micki + Maude (1984)
Claude Eastman in Unfaithfully Yours (1984)
Patch the Elf in Santa Claus: The Movie (1985)
Dr. Jack Hammond in Like Father, Like Son (1987)
Arthur Bach in Arthur 2: On the Rocks (1988)

Julianne Moore
(1961- )
Carol White in Safe (1995) Marlene "Marl" Craven in The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1992)
Ruthie in Benny & Joon (1993)
Dr. Anne Eastman in The Fugitive (1993)
Marian Wyman in Short Cuts (1993)
Yelena in Vanya on 42nd Street (1994)
Electra (Anna) in Assassins (1995)
Rebecca Taylor/Rebecca Faulkner in Nine Months (1995)
Dora Maar in Surviving Picasso (1996)
Dr. Sarah Harding in The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997)
Amber Waves/Maggie in Boogie Nights (1997)
Maude Lebowski in The Big Lebowski (1998)
Lila Crane in Psycho (1998)
Cora Duvall in Cookie's Fortune (1999)
Theresa Collins in A Map of the World (1999)
Sarah Miles in The End of the Affair (1999)
Mrs. Laura Cheveley in An Ideal Husband (1999)
Linda Partridge in Magnolia (1999)
Dr. Allison Reed in Evolution (2001)
Clarice M. Starling in Hannibal (2001)
Wavey in The Shipping News (2001)
Laura Brown in The Hours (2002)
Cathy Whitaker in Far From Heaven (2002)
Audrey Woods in Laws of Attraction (2004)
Julian in Children of Men (2006)
Barbara Baekeland in Savage Grace (2007)
Catherine Stewart in Chloe (2009)
Charley in A Single Man (2009)

Agnes Moorehead
(1900-1974)
Aunt Fanny Minafer in The Magnificent Ambersons (1942) Mrs. Mary Kane in Citizen Kane (1941)
'Baroness' Aspasia Conti in Mrs. Parkington (1944)
Mme. Marelli in The Seventh Cross (1944)
Emily Hawkins in Since You Went Away (1944)
Madge Rapf in Dark Passage (1947)
Aggie McDonald in Johnny Belinda (1948)
Ruth Benton in Caged (1950)
Parthy Hawks in Show Boat (1951)
Nancy Ashford in Magnificent Obsession (1954)
Sara Warren in All That Heaven Allows (1955)
Velma Cruther in Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964)

Frank Morgan
(1890-1949)
Prof. Marvel and the Wizard in The Wizard of Oz (1939) Pop Burns in Bombshell (1933)
Hugo Matuschek in The Shop Around the Corner (1940)
Willie Grogan in The Human Comedy (1943)

Mickey Mouse
The Sorcerer's Apprentice in Fantasia (1940)  

Paul Muni
(1895-1967)
Antonio (Tony) Camonte in Scarface (1932) James Allen in I Am a Fugitive From a Chain Gang (1932)
Johnny Ramirez in Bordertown (1935)
Louis Pasteur in The Story of Louis Pasteur (1936)
Emile Zola in The Life of Emile Zola (1937)
Wang Lung in The Good Earth (1937)
Benito Pablo Juarez in Juarez (1939)
Eddie Kagle/Judge Parker in Angel on My Shoulder (1946)

Eddie Murphy
(1961- )
Det. Axel Foley in

Beverly Hills Cop (1984)
Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)
Beverly Hills Cop III (1994)
Reggie Hammond in 48 Hrs. (1982) and Another 48 Hrs. (1990)
Billy Ray Valentine in Trading Places (1983)
Chandler Jarrell in The Golden Child (1986)
Clarence/Prince Akeem/Randy Watson/Saul in Coming to America (1988)
Marcus Graham in Boomerang (1992)
Prof. Sherman, Papa, Mama, Grandma, and Ernie Klump/Buddy Love/Lance Perkins in The Nutty Professor (1996) and Nutty Professor II: The Klumps (2000)
Dr. John Dolittle in Dr. Dolittle (1998)
Mushu (voice) in Mulan (1998)
Kit Ramsey/Jiffernson Ramsey in Bowfinger (1999)
Dr. John Doolittle in Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001)
Donkey (voice) in Shrek (2001), in Shrek 2 (2004), and in Shrek the Third (2007)
Pluto Nash in The Adventures of Pluto Nash (2002)
Trey Sellars in Showtime (2002)
James 'Thunder' Early in Dreamgirls (2006)
Norbit / Rasputia / Mr. Wong in Norbit (2007)
Dave Ming Cheng / The Captain in Meet Dave (2008)

Bill Murray
(1950- )
Carl Spackler in Caddyshack (1980) Tripper Harrison in Meatballs (1979)
Hunter S. Thompson in Where the Buffalo Roam (1980)
John Winger in Stripes (1981)
Jeff in Tootsie (1982)
Dr. Peter Venkman in Ghostbusters (1984) and Ghostbusters II (1989)
Francis Xavier Cross in Scrooged (1988)
Bob "Bobby" Wiley in What About Bob? (1991)
Phil Connors in Groundhog Day (1993)
Frank Milo in Mad Dog and Glory (1993)
Bunny Breckinridge in Ed Wood (1994)
Herman Blume in Rushmore (1998)
Kenneth Bowden in Wild Things (1998)
Tommy Crickshaw in Cradle Will Rock (1999)
John Bosley/John David "J.D." Rage in Charlie's Angels (2000)
Raleigh St. Clair in The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)
Bob Harris in Lost in Translation (2003)
Garfield (Voice) in Garfield (2004) and Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties (2006)
Steve Zissou in The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004)
Don Johnston in Broken Flowers (2005)
Garfield (voice) in Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties (2006)
Agent 13 in Get Smart (2008)
Badger (voice) in Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)

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