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

Tyrone Power
(1914-1958)
Zorro/Don Diego Vega in The Mark of Zorro (1940) Dion O'Leary in In Old Chicago (1937)
Count Axelde Fersen in Marie Antoinette (1938)
Roger Grant in Alexander's Ragtime Band (1938)
Jesse James in Jesse James (1939)
Juan Gallardo in Blood and Sand (1941)
Tim Baker in A Yank in the R.A.F. (1941)
Jamie Waring in The Black Swan (1942)
Benjamin Blake in Son of Fury (1942)
Larry Darrell in The Razor's Edge (1946)
Stan Carlisle in Nightmare Alley (1947)
Pedro De Vargas in Captain From Castile (1947)
Walter of Gurnie in The Black Rose (1950)
Martin 'Marty' Maher in The Long Gray Line (1955)
Eddy Duchin in The Eddy Duchin Story (1956)
Jake Barnes in The Sun Also Rises (1957)
Exec. Officer Alec Holmes in Abandon Ship! (1957)
Leonard Stephen Vole in Witness for the Prosecution (1957)

Elvis Presley
(1935-1977)
Lucky Jackson in Viva Las Vegas (1964) Clint Reno in Love Me Tender (1956)
Vince Everett in Jailhouse Rock (1957)
Deke Rivers in Loving You (1957)
Danny Fisher in King Creole (1958)
Tulsa McLean in G. I. Blues (1960)
Chad Gates in Blue Hawaii (1961)
Ross Carpenter in Girls! Girls! Girls! (1962)
Walter Gulick in Kid Galahad (1962)
Charlie Rogers in Roustabout (1964)
Rusty Wells in Girl Happy (1965)
Johnny Tyronne in Harum Scarum (1965)
Lonnie Beale in Tickle Me (1965)
Steve Grayson in Speedway (1968)

Robert Preston
(1918-1987)
Professor Harold Hill in The Music Man (1962) Digby Geste in Beau Geste (1939)
Dick Allen in Union Pacific (1939)
Michael Crane in This Gun For Hire (1942)
Tate Riling in Blood on the Moon (1948)
Rubin Flood in The Dark at the Top of the Stairs (1960)
Beauregard Burnside in Mame (1974)
Toddy in Victor/Victoria (1982)
Centauri in The Last Starfighter (1984)

Vincent Price
(1911-1993)
Prof. Henry Jarrod in House of Wax (1953) Vital Dutour in The Song of Bernadette (1943)
Shelby Carpenter in Laura (1944)
Russell Quinton in Leave Her to Heaven (1945)
Baka in The Ten Commandments (1956)
Francois Delambre in The Fly (1958)
Frederick Loren in House on Haunted Hill (1958)
Dr. Warren Chapin in The Tingler (1959)
Roderick Usher in House of Usher (1960)
Nicholas Medina in The Pit and the Pendulum (1961)
Dr. Erasmus Craven in The Raven (1963)
Prospero in The Masque of the Red Death (1964)
Dr. Anton Phibes in The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971)
Edward Lionheart in Theatre of Blood (1973)

Richard Pryor
(1940-2005)
Harry Monroe in Stir Crazy (1980) Sam Spade in Adios Amigo (1975)
Grover Muldoon in Silver Streak (1976)
Leroy Jones/Rufus Jones/Reverend Lenox Thomas in Which Way is Up? (1977)
Zeke Brown in Blue Collar (1978)
Dr. Chauncey Gump in California Suite (1978)
The Wiz (Herman Smith) in The Wiz (1978)
G.O.D. in In God We Tru$t (1980)
Joe Braxton in Bustin' Loose (1981)
Cpl. Eddie Keller/Ted Segal in Some Kind of Hero (1982)
Montgomery Brewster in Brewster's Millions (1985)
Jo Jo Dancer/Alter Ego in Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life is Callling (1986)
Sugar Ray in Harlem Nights (1989)
Wallace 'Wally' Karue in See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989)

Anthony Quinn
(1915-2001)

Alexis Zorba in Zorba the Greek (1964) Juan Martinez in The Ox-Bow Incident (1943)
Eufemio in Viva Zapata! (1952)
Zampanò in La Strada (1954)
Paul Gauguin in Lust For Life (1956)
Col. Andrea Stavros in The Guns of Navarone (1961)
Mountain Rivera in Requiem for a Heavyweight (1962)
Barabbas in Barabbas (1962)
Auda Abu Tayi in Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
Theo Tomasis in The Greek Tycoon (1978)
Lou Carbone in Jungle Fever (1991)

George Raft
(1895-1980)
Guino Rinaldo in Scarface (1932) 'Hood' Stacey in Each Dawn I Die (1939)
Joe Fabrini in They Drive By Night (1940)
Johnny Angel in Johnny Angel (1945)
Joe Warner in Nocturne (1946)
Spats Columbo in Some Like It Hot (1959)

Luise Rainer
(1910- )
O-Lan in The Good Earth (1937) Anna Held in The Great Ziegfeld (1936)
Poldi Volgelhuber in The Great Waltz (1938)

Claude Rains
(1889-1967)
Captain Louis Renault in Casablanca (1942) Dr. Jack Griffin in The Invisible Man (1933)
Sen. Joseph Harrison Paine in Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
Prince John in The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
Mr. Jordan in Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941)
Sir John Talbot in The Wolf Man (1941)
Dr. Jaquith in Now, Voyager (1942)
Dr. Alexander Q. Tower in Kings Row (1942)
Enrique Claudin in Phantom of the Opera (1943)
Job Skeffington in Mr. Skeffington (1944)
Alexander Sebastian in Notorious (1946)
Mr. Dryden in Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

Charlotte Rampling
(1946- )
Lucia Atherton in The Night Porter (1974) (aka Il Portiere di Notte) Meredith in Georgy Girl (1966)
Elisabeth Thallman in The Damned (1969) (aka La Caduta Degli Dei)
Consuella in Zardoz (1974)
Helen Grayle in Farewell My Lovely (1975)
Dorrie in Stardust Memories (1980)
Laura Fischer in The Verdict (1982)
Margaret Jones in Max Mon Amour (1986)
Margaret Krusemark in Angel Heart (1987)
Marie Drillon in Under the Sand (2000) (aka Sous le Sable)
Sarah Morton in Swimming Pool (2003)
Ellen in Heading South (2005) (aka Vers le Sud)
Milena Gardosh in Basic Instinct 2 (2006)
Lady Spencer in The Dutchess (2008)

Basil Rathbone
(1892-1967)
Sherlock Holmes in The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939)
and
Sherlock Holmes in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1939)
Capt. Levasseur in Captain Blood (1935)
Mr. Murdstone in David Copperfield (1935)
Sir Guy of Gisbourne in The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
Major Brand in The Dawn Patrol (1938)
Captain Esteban Pasquale in The Mark of Zorro (1940)
Sir Ravenhurst in The Court Jester (1956)

Ronald Reagan
(1911-2004)
Drake McHugh in Kings Row (1942)
and
George Gipp, the "Gipper" in Knute Rockne, All-American (1940)
Alec Hamin in Dark Victory (1939)
George Armstrong Custer in Santa Fe Trail (1940)
Flying Officer Johnny Hammond in Desperate Journey (1942)
Prof. Peter Boyd in Bedtime for Bonzo (1951)
Jack Browning in The Killers (1964)

Robert Redford
(1937- )
The Sundance Kid (Harry Longbaugh) in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)

Paul Bratter in Barefoot in the Park (1967)
Bill McKay in The Candidate (1972)
Jeremiah Johnson in Jeremiah Johnson (1972)
Johnny Hooker/Kelly in The Sting (1973)
Hubbell Gardiner in The Way We Were (1973)
Joe Turner in Three Days of the Condor (1975)
Waldo Pepper in The Great Waldo Pepper (1975)
Bob Woodward in All The President's Men (1976)
Maj. Julian Cook in A Bridge Too Far (1977)
Henry Brubaker in Brubaker (1980)
Roy Hobbs in The Natural (1984)
Denys Finch Hatton in Out of Africa (1985)
Martin Bishop/Martin Brice in Sneakers (1992)
John Gage in Indecent Proposal (1993)
Warren Justice in Up Close & Personal (1996)
Tom Booker in The Horse Whisperer (1998)
Gen. Eugene Irwin/'Chief' in The Last Castle (2001)
Nathan D. Muir in Spy Game (2001)
Professor Stephen Malley in Lions for Lambs (2007)
Our Man in All is Lost (2013)



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