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

Charles Boyer
(1899-1978)
Pepe Le Moko in Algiers (1938) Archduke Rudolph of Austria in Mayerling (1936)
Napoleon in Conquest (1937)
Paul Durmond in History Is Made At Night (1937)
Michael Marnet in Love Affair (1939)
Theo, Duc de Praslin in All This, And Heaven Too (1940)
Walter Saxel in Back Street (1941)
Georges Iscovescu in Hold Back the Dawn (1941)
Gregory Anton in Gaslight (1944)
Adam Belinski in Cluny Brown (1946)
General Andre de in The Earrings of Madame De ... (1953)
Dr. Douglas N. Devanal in The Cobweb (1955)
Monsieur Gasse in Around the World in 80 Days (1956)
Cesar in Fanny (1961)
Victor Velasco in Barefoot in the Park (1967)
Raoul in Stavisky (1974)

Eddie Bracken
(1915-2002)
Norval Jones in The Miracle of Morgan's Creek (1944) Jojo Jordan in Too Many Girls (1940)
Bert in Caught in the Draft (1941)
Woodrow Lafayette Pershing Truesmith in Hail the Conquering Hero (1944)
Orville Wingait in Summer Stock (1950)
Willie Fisher in We're Not Married (1952)
Boff Roberts in About Face (1952)

#4 star
Marlon Brando
(1924-2004)
Stanley Kowalski in A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
and
Terry Malloy in On the Waterfront (1954)
and
Don Vito Corleone in The Godfather (1972)
Ken in The Men (1950)
Emiliano Zapata in Viva Zapata! (1952)
Marc Antony in Julius Caesar (1953)
Johnny in The Wild One (1953)
Sky Masterson in Guys and Dolls (1955)
Sakima in The Teahouse of the August Moon (1956)
Maj. Lloyd Gruver in Sayonara (1957)
Christian Diesti in The Young Lions (1958)
Rio in One-Eyed Jacks (1961)
Fletcher Christian in Mutiny on the Bounty (1962)
Harrison Carter MacWhite in The Ugly American (1963)
Sheriff Calder in The Chase (1966)
Ogden Mears in A Countess from Hong Kong (1967)
Grindl in Candy (1968)
Sir William Walker in Burn! (1970)
Paul in Last Tango in Paris (1972)
Robert E. Lee Clayton in The Missouri Breaks (1976)
Jor-El in Superman: The Movie (1978)
Col. Walter E. Kurtz in Apocalpyse Now (1979)
Ian McKenzie in A Dry White Season (1989)
Carmine Sabatini in The Freshman (1990)
Dr. Jack Mickler in Don Juan DeMarco (1995)
Dr. Moreau in The Island of Dr. Moreau (1996)
Max in The Score (2001)

Walter Brennan
(1894-1974)
Stumpy in Rio Bravo (1959) Billy Martin in Tearin' Into Trouble (1927)
Swan Bostrom in Come and Get It (1936)
'Bugs' Meyers in Fury (1936)
Peter Goodwin in Kentucky (1938)
Muff Potter in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1938)
Judge Roy Bean in The Westerner (1940)
Hunk Marriner in The Northwest Passage (1940)
The Colonel in Meet John Doe (1941)
Tom Keefer in Swamp Water (1941)
Pastor Rosier Pile in Sergeant York (1941)
Sam Blake in The Pride of the Yankees (1942)
Eddie in To Have and Have Not (1944)
Old Man Clanton in My Darling Clementine (1946)
Groot in Red River (1948)
Doc Velie in Bad Day at Black Rock (1954)
Ben Tatum in The Far Country (1955)
H.P. Kingman in Smoke in the Wind (1971)

George Brent
(1904-1979)
Dr. Frederick Steele in Dark Victory (1939) Pat Denning in 42nd Street (1933)
Buck Cantrell in Jezebel (1938)
Tom Ransome in The Rains Came (1939)
Clem Spender in The Old Maid (1939)
Dan Hardesty in 'Til We Meet Again (1940)
Wild Bill Donovan in The Fighting 69th (1940)
Peter Van Allen in The Great Lie (1941)
Craig Fleming in In This Our Life (1942)
Professor Warren in The Spiral Staircase (1945)
Larry Hamilton in Tomorrow is Forever (1946)
Capt. Jeremy Bradford in Luxury Liner (1948)

Jeff Bridges
(1949- )
Duane Moore in The Last Picture Show (1971)
and
Starman in Starman (1984)
and
Jeffrey Lebowski/The Dude in The Big Lebowski (1998)
Ernie in Fat City (1972)
Lightfoot in Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974)
Lewis Tater/Neddy Wales in Hearts of the West (1975)
Craig Blake in Stay Hungry (1976)
Kevin Flynn/Clu in Tron (1982)
Terry Brogan in Against All Odds (1984)
Jack Forrester in Jagged Edge (1985)
Turner Kendall in The Morning After (1986)
Preston Thomas Tucker in Tucker: The Man and His Dream (1988)
Jack Baker in The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989)
Jack Lucas in The Fisher King (1991)
Jack Kelson in American Heart (1992)
Max Klein in Fearless (1993)
Gregory Larkin in The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996)
Michael Faraday in Arlington Road (1999)
President Jackson Evans in The Contender (2000)
Dr. Mark Powell in K-Pax (2001)
Charles Howard in Seabiscuit (2003)
Ted Cole in The Door in the Floor (2004)
Noah in Tideland (2005)
Obadiah Stane in Iron Man (2008)
Bill Django in The Men Who Stare at Goats (2009)
Bad Blake in Crazy Heart (2009)
Kevin Flynn/Clu in TRON: Legacy (2010)
Reuben J. "Rooster" Cogburn in True Grit (2010)

Lloyd Bridges
(1913-1998)
Harvey Pell in High Noon (1952) Fred Clarkson in Sahara (1943)
Sgt. Ward in A Walk in the Sun (1945)
Johnny Steele in Canyon Passage (1946)
Jerry Sykes in Moonrise (1948)
Ray Douglas in 16 Fathoms Deep (1948)
Finch in Home of the Brave (1949)
Steve McCroskey in Airplane! (1980)

Charles Bronson
(1921-2003)
Paul Kersey in Death Wish (1974) and its three sequels in 1982, 1985, and 1987 Igor in House of Wax (1953)
Hondo in Apache (1954)
Reb Haislipp in Jubal (1956)
George R. "Machine Gun" Kelly in Machine-Gun Kelly (1958)
Bernardo O'Reilly in The Magnificent Seven (1960)
Flt. Lieutenant Willinski ("The Tunnel King") in The Great Escape (1963)
Maj. Wolenski in Battle of the Bulge (1965)
Cos Erickson in The Sandpiper (1965)
Joseph T. Wladislaw in The Dirty Dozen (1967)
Franz Popp in Adieu, L'Ami (aka Farewell, Friend) (1968)
The Man ("Harmonica") in Once Upon a Time in the West (1968, It.)
Pardon Chato in Chato's Land (1971)
Arthur Bishop in The Mechanic (1972)
Joe Valachi in The Valachi Papers (1972)
Detective Lt. Lou Torrey in The Stone Killer (1973)
Chino Valdez in Valdez (1973)
Vince Majestyk in Mr. Majestyk (1974)
Chaney in Hard Times (1975)
John Deakin in Breakheart Pass (1975)
Graham Dorsey in From Noon Till Three (1976)
Grigori Borzov in Telefon (1977)
Wild Bill Hickok (James Otis) in The White Buffalo (1977)
Charlie Congers in Love and Bullets (1979)
Albert Johnson in Death Hunt (1981)
Jay Killion in Assassination (1987)
Garret Smith in Messenger of Death (1988)
Lieutenant Crowe in Kinjite: Forbidden Subjects (1989)

Louise Brooks
(1906-1985)
Lulu in Pandora's Box (1929) Clara in The Show Off (1926)
Nancy (The Girl) in Beggars of Life (1928)
Marie in A Girl in Every Port (1928)
Margaret Odell (The Canary) in The Canary Murder Case (1929)
Thymiane in Diary of a Lost Girl (1929)
Lucienne Garnier in Prix de Beaute (1930)

Mel Brooks
(1926- )
Gov. William J. LePetomaine/Indian Chief in Blazing Saddles (1974)
and
Moses/Comicus/Torquemada/Jacques/King Louis XVI in History of the World: Part I (1981)
Voice in The Producers (1968)
Tikon in The Twelve Chairs (1970)
Werewolf in Young Frankenstein (1974)
Mel Funn in Silent Movie (1976)
Dr. Richard H. Thorndyke in High Anxiety (1977)
Professor Max Krassman in The Muppet Movie (1979)
Dr. Frederick Bronski in To Be or Not to Be (1983)
President Skroob/Yoghurt in Spaceballs (1987)
Goddard 'Pepto' Bolt in Life Stinks (1991)
Rabbi Tuckman in Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993)
Mr. Welling in The Little Rascals (1994)
Dr. Abraham Van Helsing in Dracula: Dead and Loving It (1995)
Jake Gordon in Svitati (1999)
Voice of Bigweld in Robots (2005)

Joe E. Brown
(1892-1973)
Osgood E. Fielding III in Some Like It Hot (1959)

Connie (The Grand Duke) in Sally (1929)
Elmer in Elmer the Great (1933)
Flute in A Midsummer Night's Dream (1935)
Frank X. Farrell in Alibi Ike (1935)
Capt. Andy Hawks in Show Boat (1951)
Union Official in It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963)
Cemetary Keeper in The Comedy of Terrors (1963)


Yul Brynner
(1915-1985)
The King of Siam in The King and I (1956) Pharaoh Rameses in The Ten Commandments (1956)
Prince Bounine in Anastasia (1956)
Dmitri Karamazov in The Brothers Karamazov (1958)
Jean Lafitte in The Buccaneer (1958)
Solomon in Solomon and Sheba (1959)
Chris in The Magnificent Seven (1960)
Taras Bulba in Taras Bulba (1962)
Jules Gaspard d'Estaing in Invitation to a Gunfighter (1964)
Captain Muller in Morituri (1965)
Robot Gunslinger in Westworld (1973)
Gunslinger/Fantasy Lover in Futureworld (1976)

Sandra Bullock
(1966- )
Annie Porter in Speed (1994)

Diane Farrow in Love Potion No. 9 (1991)
Elaine in Wrestling Ernest Hemingway (1993)
Lenina Huxley in Demolition Man (1993)
Angela Bennett in The Net (1995)
Lucy Eleanor Moderatz in While You Were Sleeping (1995)
Ellen Roark in A Time to Kill (1996)
Agnes (Aggie) von Kurowsky in In Love and War (1996)
Annie Porter in Speed 2: Cruise Control (1997)
Birdee Pruitt in Hope Floats (1998)
Sally "Sal" Owens in Practical Magic (1998)
Sarah Lewis in Forces of Nature (1999)
Gwen Cummings in 28 Days (2000)
Gracie Hart/Gracie Lou Freebush in Miss Congeniality (2000)
Judy Tipp in Gun Shy (2000)
Siddalee Walker in Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood (2002)
Det. Cassie Mayweather in Murder By Numbers (2002)
Lucy Kelson in Two Weeks Notice (2002)
Jean Cabot in Crash (2005)

Nelle Harper Lee in Infamous (2006)
Kate Forster in The Lake House (2006)
Linda Hanson in Premonition (2007)
Leigh Anne Tuohy in The Blind Side (2009)
Margaret Tate in The Proposal (2009)
Linda Schell in Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (2011)
Dr. Ryan Stone in Gravity (2013)


Billie Burke
(1885-1970)
Glinda, the Good Witch in The Wizard of Oz (1939) Margaret Fairfield in A Bill of Divorcement (1932)
Mrs. Oliver Jordan in Dinner at Eight (1933)
Mrs. Topper in Topper (1937)
Mrs. Emily Kilbourne in Merrily We Live (1938)
Daisy Stanley in The Man Who Came to Dinner (1942)
Doris Dunstan in Father of the Bride (1950)
Doris Dunstan in Father's Little Dividend (1951)
Mrs. Cordelia Fosgate in Sergeant Rutledge (1960)


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