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

Sir Anthony Hopkins
(1937- )
Dr. Hannibal Lecter in The Silence of the Lambs (1991) Prince Richard The Lion-Hearted in The Lion in Winter (1968)
Lt. Gen. John Frost in A Bridge Too Far (1977)
Dr. Frederick Treves in The Elephant Man (1980)
Frank P. Doel in 84 Charing Cross Road (1986)
Prof. Abraham Van Helsing in Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992)
Henry Wilcox in Howards End (1992)
Stevens in The Remains of the Day (1993)
C.S. Lewis in Shadowlands (1993)
Col. William Ludlow in Legends of the Fall (1994)
Richard Nixon in Nixon (1995)
John Quincy Adams in Amistad (1997)
Don Diego de la Vega/Zorro in The Mask of Zorro (1998)
William Parrish in Meet Joe Black (1998)
Ethan Powell in Instinct (1999)
Titus Andronicus in Titus (1999)
Dr. Hannibal Lecter in Hannibal (2001)
Ted Brautigan in Hearts in Atlantis (2001)
Dr. Hannibal Lecter in Red Dragon (2002)
Coleman Silk in The Human Stain (2003)
Old Ptolemy in Alexander (2004)
Robert in Proof (2005)
Burt Munro in The World's Fastest Indian (2005)
Judge Irwin in All the King's Men (2006)
John Casey in Bobby (2006)
Hrothgar in Beowulf (2007)
Theodore Crawford in Fracture (2007)

Miriam Hopkins
Lily Vautier in Trouble in Paradise (1932) Ivy Pearson in Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931)
Princess Anna in The Smiling Lieutenant (1931)
Gilda Farrell in Design for Living (1933)
Temple Drake in The Story of Temple Drake (1933)
Mary 'Swan' Rutledge in Barbary Coast (1935)
Becky Sharp in Becky Sharp (1935)
Phyllis Manning Lorrimore in Splendor (1935)
Martha Dobie in These Three (1936)
Delia Lovell Ralston in The Old Maid (1939)
Lavinia Penniman in The Heiress (1949)
Julia Hurstwood in Carrie (1952)
Mrs. Lily Mortar in The Children's Hour (1961)

Dennis Hopper
Billy in Easy Rider (1969) Goon in Rebel Without a Cause (1955)
Jordan Benedict III in Giant (1956)
Billy Clanton in Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957)
Moon in True Grit (1969)
Kansas in The Last Movie (1971)
Tom Ripley in The American Friend (1977, W. Ger.)
Photojournalist in Apocalypse Now (1979)
Father in Rumble Fish (1983)
Frank Booth in Blue Velvet (1986)
Shooter in Hoosiers (1986)
Feck in River's Edge (1986)
Lyle in Red Rock West (1993)
Clifford Worley in True Romance (1993)
Howard Payne in Speed (1994)
Deacon in Waterworld (1995)
William S. Burroughs in The Source (1999)
Captain Elsworth in L.A.P.D.: To Protect and to Serve (2001)
Alex Swan in Ticker (2001)
Warden Blakely in Unspeakable (2002)
Riccardo in Americano (2005)
Kaufman in Land of the Dead (2005)

Lena Horne
Georgia Brown in Cabin in the Sky (1943)
Selina Rogers in Stormy Weather (1943)
'Singer' in I Dood It (1943)
'Singer' in Swing Fever (1943)
'Singer' in Thousands Cheer (1943)
Fernway de la Fer in Broadway Rhythm (1944)
Julie LaVerne/Herself in Till the Clouds Roll By (1946)
'Singer' in Ziegfeld Follies (1946)
Herself in Words and Music (1948)
Herself in Meet Me in Las Vegas (1956)
Claire Quintana in Death of a Gunfighter (1969)
Glinda the Good in The Wiz (1978)

Leslie Howard
Ashley Wilkes in Gone With The Wind (1939) Philip Carey in Of Human Bondage (1934)
Sir Percy Blakeney in The Scarlet Pimpernel (1934)
Alan Squier in The Petrified Forest (1936)
Romeo in Romeo and Juliet (1936)
Prof. Henry Higgins in Pygmalion (1938)
Holger Brandt in Intermezzo: A Love Story (1939)

Trevor Howard
Alec Harvey in Brief Encounter (1946) Major Calloway in The Third Man (1949)
Walter Morel in Sons and Lovers (1960)
Capt. William Bligh in Mutiny on the Bounty (1962)
Judge Broomfield in Gandhi (1982)

Rock Hudson
Bick Benedict in Giant (1956) Bob Merrick in Magnificent Obsession (1954)
Ron Kirby in All That Heaven Allows (1955)
Mitch Wayne in Written on the Wind (1956)
Burke Devlin in The Tarnished Angels (1957)
Brad Allen in Pillow Talk (1959)
Jerry Webster in Lover Come Back (1961)
George Kimball in Send Me No Flowers (1964)
Antiochus "Tony" Wilson in Seconds (1966)

Helen Hunt
(1963- )
Carol Connelly in As Good As It Gets (1997) Tracy Calder in Rollercoaster (1977)
Beth Bodell in Peggy Sue Got Married (1986)
Teri in Project X (1987)
Jessie Gates in Next of Kin (1989)
Dr. JoAnne Thornton-Harding in Twister (1996)
Kelly Frears in Cast Away (2000)
Bree Davis in Dr. T. & the Women (2000)
Arlene "Arley" McKinney in Pay It Forward (2000)
Darcy McGuire in What Women Want (2000)
Betty Ann Fitzgerald in The Curse of the Jade Scorpion (2001)
Mrs. Erlynne in A Good Woman (2004)
Samantha in Bobby (2006)
April Epner in Then She Found Me (2007)

Holly Hunter
(1958- )
Ada McGrath in The Piano (1993) Edwina in Raising Arizona (1987)
Jane Craig in Broadcast News (1987)
Dorinda Durston in Always (1989)
Tammy Hemphill in The Firm (1993)
M.J. Monahan in Copycat (1995)
Claudia "Clyde" Larson in Home for the Holidays (1995)
Helen Remington in Crash (1996)
O'Reilly in A Life Less Ordinary (1997)
Judith 'Judy' Moore in Living Out Loud (1998)
Penny Wharvey McGill in O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)
Rebecca in Things You Can Tell Just By Looking at Her (2000)
Melanie in thirteen (2003)
Helen Parr/Elastigirl (voice) in The Incredibles (2004)
Barb in Little Black Book (2004)
Sonia in Nine Lives (2005)

William Hurt
(1950- )
Ned Racine in Body Heat (1981) Eddie Jessup in Altered States (1980)
Daryll Deever in Eyewitness (1981)
Nick in The Big Chill (1983)
Luis Molina in The Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985)
James Leeds in Children of a Lesser God (1986)
Tom Grunick in Broadcast News (1987)
Macon Leary in The Accidental Tourist (1988)
Trevor McPhee/Sam Farber in Until the End of the World (1991)
Paul Benjamin in Smoke (1995)
Rochester in Jane Eyre (1996)
Frank Bumstead in Dark City (1998)
George Gulden in One True Thing (1998)
Professor Hobby in A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)
Dave in Rare Birds (2001)
Angus Tuck in Tuck Everlasting (2002)
Alan Osborne in The Blue Butterfly (2004)
Edward Walker in The Village (2004)
Richie Cusack in A History of Violence (2005)
Philip Allen in The Good Shepherd (2006)
Walt McCandless in Into the Wild (2007)
Gen. Thaddeus 'Thunderbolt' Ross in The Incredible Hulk (2008)
William Marshal in Robin Hood (2010)

Anjelica Huston
(1952- )
Maerose Prizzi in Prizzi's Honor (1985) Maida in The Ice Pirates (1984)
Gretta Conroy in The Dead (1987)
Persis Bosworth-Tennyson in Mr. North (1988)
Dolores Paley in Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)
Tamara in Enemies: A Love Story (1989)
Lilly Dillon in The Grifters (1990)
Morticia Addams in The Addams Family (1991)
Morticia Addams in Addams Family Values (1993)
Marcia Fox in Manhattan Murder Mystery (1993)
Mary in The Crossing Guard (1995)
Baroness Rodmilla De Ghent in Ever After (1998)
Fanny Assingham in The Golden Bowl (2000)
Dr. Etheline "Ethel" Tenenbaum-Sherman in The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)
Dr. Bonnie Fox in Blood Work (2002)
Mrs. Gwyneth Harridan in Daddy Day Care (2003)
Queen of the Selenites (voice) in Kaena: The Prophecy (2003)
Eleanor Zissou in The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004)
Art History Teacher in Art School Confidential (2006)
Fabiella in Material Girls (2006)

John Huston

Noah Cross in Chinatown (1974) American in White Suit (uncredited) in The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)
Cardinal Glennon in The Cardinal (1963)
Noah/Voices of: God/The Serpent/Narrator in The Bible: In the Beginning... (1966)
McTarry/M in Casino Royale (1967)
Dr. Arnold Dunlap in Candy (1968)
Abbé de Sade in De Sade (1969)
Buck Loner in Myra Breckinridge (1970)
Sleigh in The Bridge in the Jungle (1971)
Captain Filmore Henry in Man in the Wilderness (1971)
Grizzly Adams in The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean (1972)
The Lawgiver in Battle for the Planet of the Apes (1973)
Sec. of State John Hay in The Wind and the Lion (1975)

Walter Huston
Howard in The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948) Abraham Lincoln in Abraham Lincoln (1930)
Warden Brady in The Criminal Code (1931)
Thomas Dickson in American Madness (1932)
Sam Dodsworth in Dodsworth (1936)
Mr. Scratch in The Devil and Daniel Webster (1941)
Jerry Cohan in Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
Dr. Edward G. Armstrong in And Then There Were None (1945)
"Sin Killer" in Duel in the Sun (1946)

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