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

Joan Bennett
(1910-1990)
Alice Reed in The Woman in the Window (1944) Phyllis Benton in Bulldog Drummond (1929)
Lady Clarissa Pevensey in Disraeli (1929)
Helen Riley in Me and My Gal (1932)
Amy March in Little Women (1933)
Kay Kerrigan in Trade Winds (1938)
Jerry in Man Hunt (1941)
Kitty March in Scarlet Street (1945)
Margaret Macomber in The Macomber Affair (1947)
Lucia Harper in The Reckless Moment (1949)
Ellie Banks in Father of the Bride (1950)
Ellie Banks in Father's Little Dividend (1951)
Amelie Ducotel in We're No Angels (1955)

Jack Benny
(1894-1974)
Joseph Tura in To Be or Not To Be (1942) Bert Keeler in Broadway Melody of 1936 (1935)
Himself in Love Thy Neighbor (1940)
Bill Fuller in George Washington Slept Here (1942)
Athanael in The Horn Blows at Midnight (1945)

Candice Bergen
(1946- )
Jessica Potter in Starting Over (1979)
and
Murphy Brown in Murphy Brown
(TV from 1988-1998)
Lakey Eastlake in The Group (1966)
Shirley Eckert in The Sand Pebbles (1966)
Lily in The Magus (1968)
Jan in Getting Straight (1970)
Kathy Maribel Lee, "Cresta" in Soldier Blue (1970)
Susan in Carnal Knowledge (1971)
T.R. Baskin in T.R. Baskin (1971)
Miss Jones in Bite the Bullet (1975)
Eden Pedecaris in The Wind and the Lion (1975)
Marcie Bonwit in Oliver's Story (1978)
Merry Noel Blake in Rich and Famous (1981)
Margaret Bourke-White in Gandhi (1982)
Kathy Morningside in Miss Congeniality (2000)

#4 star
Ingrid Bergman
(1915-1982)
Ilsa Lund Laszlo in Casablanca (1942) Anita Hoffman in Intermezzo: A Love Story (1936) and (1939)
Ivy Peterson in Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941)
Maria in For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943)
Paula Alquist in Gaslight (1944)
Sister Benedict in The Bells of St. Mary's (1945)
Clio Dulaine in Saratoga Trunk (1945)
Dr. Constance Peterson in Spellbound (1945)
Alicia Huberman in Notorious (1946)
Joan of Arc in Joan of Arc (1948)
Karin in Stromboli (1949)
Lady Henrietta Flusky in Under Capricorn (1949)
Katherine Joyce in Voyage in Italy (1953)
Anastasia in Anastasia (1956)
Anna Kalman in Indiscreet (1958)
Gladys Aylward in The Inn of the Sixth Happiness (1958)
Gerda Millett in The Yellow Rolls Royce (1964)
Stephanie Dickinson in Cactus Flower (1969)
Greta Ohlsson in Murder on the Orient Express (1974)
Charlotte in Autumn Sonata (1978)

Halle Berry
(1966- )
Leticia Musgrove in Monster's Ball (2001)

Vivian in Jungle Fever (1991)
Cory in The Last Boy Scout (1991)
Natalie in Strictly Business (1991)
Angela Lewis in Boomerang (1992)
Autumn Haley in The Program (1993)
Sharon Stone in The Flintstones (1994)
Khaila Richards in Losing Isaiah (1995)
Jean in Executive Decision (1996)
Miss Sandra Beecher in Race the Sun (1996)
Josie Potenza in The Rich Man's Wife (1996)
Nisi in B*A*P*S (1997)
Nina in Bulworth (1998)
Zola Taylor in Why Do Fools Fall in Love (1998)
Ororo Munroe/Storm in X-Men (2000)
Ginger in Swordfish (2001)
Jinx in Die Another Day (2002)
Ororo Munroe/Storm in X2: X-Men United (2003)
Miranda Grey in Gothika (2003)
Catwoman/Patience Phillips in Catwoman (2004)
Ororo Munroe/Storm in X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)

Rowena Price in Perfect Stranger (2007)


Juliette Binoche
(1964- )
Hana in The English Patient (1996) Juliette in Hail Mary (1985)
Anna in Bad Blood (1986)
Tereza in The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988)
Michele in Lovers on the Bridge (1991)
Anna Barton in Damage (1992)
Cathy/Catherine in Wuthering Heights (1992)
Julie in Three Colors: Blue (1993)
Vianne Rocher in Chocolat (2000)
Miriam in Bee Season (2005)
Amira in Breaking and Entering (2006)
Marie in Dan in Real Life (2007)

Cate Blanchett
(1969- )
Katharine Hepburn in The Aviator (2004)
and
Jude Quinn (Bob Dylan) in I'm Not There (2007)

Lucinda Leplastrier in Oscar and Lucinda (1997)
Lizzie in Thank God He Met Lizzie (1997)
Queen Elizabeth I in Elizabeth (1998)
Meredith Logue in The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)
Annabelle "Annie" Wilson in The Gift (2000)
Petal Quoyle in The Shipping News (2001)
Charlotte Gray in Charlotte Gray (2001)
Galadriel in The Lord of the Rings Trilogy (2001-2003)
Veronica Guerin in Veronica Guerin (2003)
Jane Winslett-Richardson in The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004)
Susan Jones in Babel (2006)
Lena Brandt in The Good German (2006)
Sheba Hart in Notes on a Scandal (2006)
Queen Elizabeth I in Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007)
Col. Dr. Irina Spalko in Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)
Daisy in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
Marion Loxley in Robin Hood (2010)
Jeanette "Jasmine" Francis in Blue Jasmine (2013)

Joan Blondell
(1906-1979)
Mamie in Public Enemy (1931) Anne Roberts in Blonde Crazy (1931)
B. Maloney in Night Nurse (1931)
Anne Scott in The Crowd Roars (1932)
Mary Keaton in Three on a Match (1932)
Nan Prescott in Footlight Parade (1933)
Carol King in Gold Diggers of 1933 (1933)
Gail Richards in Topper Returns (1941)
Grace Lambert in Cry 'Havoc' (1943)
Aunt Sissy in A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1945)
Zeena in Nightmare Alley (1947)
Annie Rawlins in The Blue Veil (1951)
Peg Costello in Desk Set (1957)
Aunt Morgan in Lizzie (1957)
Violet in Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? (1957)
Lady Fingers in The Cincinnati Kid (1965)
Sarah Goode in Opening Night (1977)

Claire Bloom
(1931- )
Terry, a Ballet Dancer in Limelight (1952) Lady Anne Neville in Richard III (1954)
Barsine in Alexander the Great (1956)
Helena Charles in Look Back in Anger (1958)
Bonnie Brown in The Buccaneer (1958)
Katya in The Brothers Karamazov (1958)
Dorothea Grimm in The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm (1962)
Theodora in The Haunting (1963)
Wife in The Outrage (1964)
Nan Perry in The Spy Who Came In From the Cold (1965)
Alice Kinian in Charly (1968)
Felicia in The Illustrated Man (1969)
Audrey in Islands in the Stream (1977)
Hera in Clash of the Titans (1981)
Alice in Sammy and Rosie Get Laid (1987)
Miriam Rosenthal in Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)

Dirk Bogarde
(1921-1999)
Melville Farr in Victim (1961)
and
Maximilian Theo Aldorfer in The Night Porter (1974) (aka Il Portiere di Notte)
and
Gustav von Aschenbach in Death in Venice (1971) (aka Morte a Venezia)

William Latch in Esther Waters (1948)
Tom Riley in The Blue Lamp (1950)
Frank Clemmons in The Sleeping Tiger (1954)
Dr. Simon Sparrow in Doctor in the House (1954), Doctor at Sea (1955), and Doctor at Large (1957)
Arturo Carrera in The Angel Wore Red (1960)
Franz Liszt in Song Without End (1960)
Anacleto in The Singer Not the Song (1961)
Lieut. Scott-Padget in H.M.S. Defiant (1962)
Hugo Barrett in The Servant (1963)
Robert Gold in Darling (1965)
Gabriel in Modesty Blaise (1966)
Stephen in Accident (1967)
Charlie Hook in Our Mother's House (1967)
Bibikov in The Fixer (1968)
Frederick Bruckmann in The Damned (1969) (aka La Caduta Degli Dei)
Lt. Gen. Frederick "Boy" A.M. Browning in A Bridge Too Far (1977)

#1 star
Humphrey Bogart
(1899-1957)
Sam Spade in The Maltese Falcon (1941)
and
Richard "Rick" Blaine in Casablanca (1942)
Duke Mantee in The Petrified Forest (1936)
Baby Face Martin in Dead End (1937)
David Graham in Marked Woman (1937)
James Frazier in Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)
Whip McCord in The Oklahoma Kid (1939)
George Hally in The Roaring Twenties (1939)
Paul Fabrini in They Drive By Night (1940)
Roy "Mad Dog" Earle in High Sierra (1941)
Richard Lomas Leland in Across the Pacific (1942)
Joseph "Duke" Berne in The Big Shot (1942)
Lt. Joe Rossi in Action in the North Atlantic (1943)
Sgt. Joe Gunn in Sahara (1943)
Jean Matrac in Passage to Marseille (1944)
Harry Morgan in To Have and Have Not (1944)
Philip Marlowe in The Big Sleep (1946)
Vincent Parry in Dark Passage (1947)
Capt. Warren 'Rip' Murdock/Narrator in Dead Reckoning (1947)
Frank McCloud in Key Largo (1948)
Fred C. Dobbs in The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)
Dixon Steele in In a Lonely Place (1950)
Charlie Allnut in The African Queen (1952)
Billy Dannreuther in Beat the Devil (1953)
Harry Dawes in The Barefoot Contessa (1954)
Captain Philip Francis Queeg in The Caine Mutiny (1954)
Linus Larrabee in Sabrina (1954)
Glenn Griffin in The Desperate Hours (1955)
Jim Carmody in The Left Hand of God (1955)
Joseph in We're No Angels (1955)
Eddie Willis in The Harder They Fall (1956)

Ray Bolger
(1904-1988)
Hunk/The Scarecrow in The Wizard of Oz (1939) Bill Delroy in Rosalie (1937)
Hans the Dancer in Sweethearts (1938)
Chris Maule in The Harvey Girls (1946)
S. Winthrop Putnam in April in Paris (1952)
Barnaby in Babes in Toyland (1961)

Ward Bond
(1903-1960)
Capt. Rev. Samuel Clayton in The Searchers (1956) John Palmer Cass in Young Mr. Lincoln (1939)
Policeman in The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
Ike Botkin in Sergeant York (1941)
Detective Sgt. Tom Polhaus in The Maltese Falcon (1941)
Moose Malloy in The Falcon Takes Over (1942)
Boats in They Were Expendable (1945)
Bert in It's A Wonderful Life (1946)
Morgan Earp in My Darling Clementine (1946)
Sgt.-Major Michael O'Rourke in Fort Apache (1948)
Perley "Buck" Sweet in The Three Godfathers (1948)
Elder Wiggs in Wagon Master (1950)
Father Peter Lonergan/Narrator in The Quiet Man (1952)
John McIvers in Johnny Guitar (1954)
Chief Petty Officer Dawdy in Mister Roberts (1955)
John Dodge in The Wings of Eagles (1957)
Pat Wheeler in Rio Bravo (1959)

Beulah Bondi
(1892-1981)
Lucy Cooper in Make Way for Tomorrow (1937) Rachel Jackson in The Gorgeous Hussy (1936)
Mary Wilkins in Of Human Hearts (1938)
Mrs Martha Morgan in Vivacious Lady (1938)
Ma Smith in Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
Nellie Northrup (Granny) in On Borrowed Time (1939)
Mrs. Webb in Our Town (1940)
Miss Oliver in Penny Serenade (1941)
Anise in Watch on the Rhine (1943)
Mrs. Bailey in It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
Mrs. Greer in The Snake Pit (1948)
Ma Bridges in Track of the Cat (1954)

Ernest Borgnine
(1917-2012)
Marty Pilletti in Marty (1955) Sgt. "Fatso" Judson in From Here to Eternity (1953)
Bart Lonergan in Johnny Guitar (1954)
Coley Trimble in Bad Day at Black Rock (1955)
Shep Horgan in Jubal (1956)
Trucker Cobb in The Flight of the Phoenix (1965)
Gen. Worden in The Dirty Dozen (1967)
Dutch Engstrom in The Wild Bunch (1969)
Mr. Michael 'Mike' Rogo in The Poseidon Adventure (1972)
Shack in Emperor of the North Pole (1973)
Lyle Wallace in Convoy (1978)
Cabbie in Escape from New York (1981)

Clara Bow
(1905-1965)
Betty Lou in It (1927) Cynthia Day in The Plastic Age (1925)
Alverna in Mantrap (1926)
Nancy Worthington in Get Your Man (1927)
Hula Calhoun in Hula (1927)
Mary Preston in Wings (1927)
Stella Ames in The Wild Party (1929)
Mayme in The Saturday Night Kid (1929)
Nasa 'Dynamite' Springer in Call Her Savage (1932)

William Boyd
(1895-1972)
Bill Cassidy in Hop-A-long Cassidy (1935) and other similar B-westerns in the 1930s and 1940s  

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