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

James Earl Jones
(1931- )

Jack Jefferson in The Great White Hope (1970)

Voice of Darth Vader in:
Star Wars (1977)
The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Return of the Jedi (1983)
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)

Roop in Claudine (1974)
Thulsa Doom in Conan the Barbarian (1982)
'Goody' Nelson in Gardens of Stone (1987)
'Few Clothes' Johnson in Matewan (1987)
King Jaffe Joffer in Coming to America (1988)
Terence Mann in Field of Dreams (1989)
Det. Dugan in Three Fugitives (1989)
Adm. James Greer in The Hunt for Red October (1990), Patriot Games (1992), and Clear and Present Danger (1994)
Bernard Abbott in Sneakers (1992)
Mr. Mertle in The Sandlot (1993)
Judge Isaacs in Sommersby (1993)
King Mufasa (voice) in The Lion King (1994)
Rev. Stephen Kumalo in Cry, The Beloved Country (1995)

Jennifer Jones
Pearl Chavez in Duel in the Sun (1946) Bernadette Soubirous in The Song of Bernadette (1943)
Jane Hilton in Since You Went Away (1944)
Cluny Brown in Cluny Brown (1946)
Jennie Appleton in Portrait of Jennie (1948)
Emma Bovary in Madame Bovary (1949)
Carrie Meeber in Carrie (1952)
Ruby Gentry in Ruby Gentry (1952)
Gwendolen Chelm in Beat the Devil (1953)
Dr. Han Suyin in Love is a Many-Splendored Thing (1955)
Betsy Rath in The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit (1956)
Elizabeth Barrett in The Barretts of Wimpole Street (1957)
Catherine Barkley in A Farewell to Arms (1957)
Lisolette Muller in The Towering Inferno (1974)

Tommy Lee Jones
(1946- )
Sam Gerard in The Fugitive (1993) Doolittle "Mooney" Lynn in Coal Miner's Daughter (1980)
Clay Shaw in JFK (1991)
William Stranix in Under Siege (1992)
Ryan Gaerity in Blown Away (1994)
Hank Marshall in Blue Sky (1994)
Roy Foltrigg in The Client (1994)
Ty Cobb in Cobb (1994)
Dwight McClusky in Natural Born Killers (1994)
Harvey Two-Face/Harvey Dent in Batman Forever (1995)
Agent K in Men in Black (1997)
Mike Roark in Volcano (1997)
Chief Deputy Marshal Sam Gerard in U.S. Marshals (1998)
Travis Lehman in Double Jeopardy (1999)
Col. Hayes Hodges in Rules of Engagement (2000)
Col. William "Hawk" Hawkins in Space Cowboys (2000)
Agent K/Kevin Brown in Men in Black II (2002)
L.T Bonham in The Hunted (2003)
Samuel Jones in The Missing (2003)
Axeman in A Prairie Home Companion (2006)
Sheriff Ed Tom Bell in No Country For Old Men (2007)
Hank Deerfield in The Valley Of Elah (2007)

Milla Jovovich
Leeloo in The Fifth Element (1997) Lilli in Return to the Blue Lagoon (1991)
Mildred Harris in Chaplin (1992)
Michelle Burroughs in Dazed and Confused (1993)
Dakota Burns in He Got Game (1998)
Joan of Arc in The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc (1999)
Katinka in Zoolander (2001)
Alice in Resident Evil (2002), Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004), and Resident Evil: Extinction (2007)

Ashley Judd
(1968- )
Dr. Kate McTiernan in Kiss the Girls (1997) Ruby Lee Gissing in Ruby in Paradise (1993)
Charlene Shiherlis in Heat (1995)
Felicity in Smoke (1995)
Norma Jean Baker in Norma Jean & Marilyn (1996)
Pam Anderson in Normal Life (1996)
Carla Brigance in A Time to Kill (1996)
Rebecca Wenteworth in Simon Birch (1998)
Elizabeth "Libby/Lib" Parsons in Double Jeopardy (1999)
Joanna Eris in Eye of the Beholder (1999)
Lexie Coop in Where the Heart Is (2000)
Jane Goodale in Someone Like You (2001)
Younger Vivi Abbott Walker in Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood (2002)
Claire Kubik in High Crimes (2002)
Tina Modotti in Frida (2002)
Jessica Shepard in Twisted (2004)
Linda Porter in De-Lovely (2004)
Lucy Fowler in Come Early Morning (2006)
Agnes in Bug (2006)

Madeline Kahn
Lili Von Shtupp in Blazing Saddles (1974)
Elizabeth in Young Frankenstein (1974)
Eunice Burns in What's Up, Doc? (1972)
Trixie Delight in Paper Moon (1973)
Kitty O'Kelly in At Long Last Love (1975)
Victoria Brisbane in High Anxiety (1977)
Martha Mitchell in Nixon (1995)

Boris Karloff
Frankenstein's monster in Frankenstein (1931) Ned Galloway in The Criminal Code (1931)
Im-Ho-Tep/Ardath Bey in The Mummy (1932)
Morgan in The Old Dark House (1932)
Gaffney in Scarface (1932)
Hjalmer Poelzig in The Black Cat (1934)
Sanders in The Lost Patrol (1934)
The Monster in Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
John Gray in The Body Snatcher (1945)
Byron Orlok in Targets (1968)

Danny Kaye
Hubert Hawkins in The Court Jester (1956) Danny Weems in Up in Arms (1944)
Buzzy Belew/Edwin Dingle in Wonder Man (1945)
Walter Mitty in The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (1947)
Prof. Hobart Frisbee in A Song is Born (1948)
Georgi in The Inspector General (1949)
Hans Christian Andersen in Hans Christian Andersen (1952)
Phil Davis in White Christmas (1954)

#21 star
Buster Keaton
Johnnie Gray in The General (1927) Willie McKay in Our Hospitality (1923)
Rollo Treadway in The Navigator (1924)
The Operator in Sherlock, Jr. (1924)
Jimmie Shannon in Seven Chances (1925)
Ronald in College (1927)
Luke Shannon in The Cameraman (1928)
William Canfield, Jr. in Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928)
Ronald in Spite Marriage (1929)
As Himself in Sunset Boulevard (1950)
Piano Accompanist in Limelight (1952)
Jimmy the Crook in It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963)
Erronius in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1966)

Diane Keaton
(1946- )
Annie Hall in Annie Hall (1977) Kay in The Godfather Trilogy (1972, 1974, 1990)
Linda in Play It Again, Sam (1972)
Luna Schlosser in Sleeper (1973)
Sonja in Love and Death (1975)
Theresa Dunn in Looking for Mr. Goodbar (1977)
Mary Wilke in Manhattan (1979)
Louise Bryant in Reds (1981)
J.C. Wiatt in Baby Boom (1987)
Carol Lipton in Manhattan Murder Mystery (1993)
Nina Banks in Father of the Bride 2 (1995)
Bessie in Marvin's Room (1996)
Annie McDuggan Paradise in The First Wives Club (1996)
Ellie Stoddard in Town & Country (2001)
Erica Barry in Something's Gotta Give (2003)

Michael Keaton
(1951- )
Betelgeuse in Beetlejuice (1988)
Batman / Bruce Wayne in Batman (1989)
Bill Blazejowski in Night Shift (1982)
Jack in Mr. Mom (1983)
Johnny Dangerously in Johnny Dangerously (1984)
Hunt Stevenson in Gung Ho (1986)
Daryl Poynter in Clean and Sober (1988)
Carter Hayes in Pacific Heights (1990)
Batman / Bruce Wayne in Batman Returns (1992)
Bob Jones in My Life (1993)
Doug Kinney in Multiplicity (1996)
Ray Nicolette in Jackie Brown (1997)
Jack Frost in Jack Frost (1998)
Martin Raikes in Quicksand (2001)
President Mackenzie in First Daughter (2004)
Jonathan Rivers in White Noise (2004)
(Voice of) Ken in Toy Story 3 (2010)
Raymond Sellars in RoboCop (2014)
Riggan in Birdman (2014)

Howard Keel
Adam Pontabee in Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954) Frank Butler in Annie Get Your Gun (1950)
Hazard Endicott in Pagan Love Song (1950)
Gaylord Ravenal in Show Boat (1951)
Slim Shelby in Texas Carnival (1951)
Tony Naylor in Lovely to Look At (1952)
Wild Bill Hickok in Calamity Jane (1953)
Fred Graham ("Petrucio") in Kiss Me Kate (1953)
Mike Malone in Rose Marie (1954)
Hannibal in Jupiter's Darling (1955)
Hajj in Kismet (1955)
Simon Peter in The Big Fisherman (1959)

Ruby Keeler
Peggy Sawyer in 42nd Street (1933) Polly Parker in Gold Diggers of 1933 (1933)
Bea Thorn in Footlight Parade (1933)
Barbara Hemingway in Dames (1934)

Harvey Keitel
(1941- )
Sport in Taxi Driver (1976) Charlie in Mean Streets (1973)
Ben Everhart in Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974)
Feraud in The Duellists (1977)
Jerry Bartkowski in Blue Collar (1978)
Inspector Netusil in Bad Timing (1980)
Judas Iscariot in The Last Temptation of Christ (1988)
Mickey Cohen in Bugsy (1991)
Det. John Woods in Mortal Thoughts (1991)
Hal Slocumb in Thelma & Louise (1991)
Lieutenant in Bad Lieutenant (1992)
Mr. White in Reservoir Dogs (1992)
George Baines in The Piano (1993)
The Wolf (Winston) in Pulp Fiction (1994)
Auggie Wren in Blue in the Face (1995)
Rocco Klein in Clockers (1995)
Auggie Wren in Smoke (1995)
Ray Donlan in Cop Land (1997)
Izzy Maurer in Lulu on the Bridge (1998)
P.J. Waters in Holy Smoke (1999)
Jack Crawford in Red Dragon (2002)
Che in Dreaming of Julia (2003)
Sadusky in National Treasure (2004) and National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007)
Uncle Pio in The Bridge of San Luis Rey (2004)
Weldon Parish in Shadows in the Sun (2005)

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