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

Actor or Actress
Definitive Screen Role Other Great Film Roles

Bing Crosby
Frank Elgin in The Country Girl (1954)
The "Road" films with Bob Hope and Dorothy Lamour including:
Josh Mallon in Road to Singapore (1940)
Chuck Reardon in Road to Zanzibar (1941)
Jeff Peters in Road to Morocco (1942)
Harry Turner in Road to Hong Kong (1962)
Bill Benson in Anything Goes (1936)
Jeff Larrabee in Rhythm on the Range (1936)
Jim Hardy in Holiday Inn (1942)
Father O'Malley in Going My Way (1944)
Father O'Malley in The Bells of St. Mary's (1945)
Johnny Adams in Blue Skies (1946)
Bob Wallace in White Christmas (1954)
C. K. Dexter-Haven in High Society (1956)

Russell Crowe
(1964- )
General Maximus Decimus Meridus in Gladiator (2000)

Johnny in The Crossing (1990)
Andy in Proof (1991)
Hando in Romper Stomper (1992)
Jeff Mitchell in The Sum of Us (1994)
Cort in The Quick and the Dead (1995)
SID 6.7 in Virtuosity (1995)
Zack Grant in No Way Back (1996)
Steve in Breaking Up (1997)
Colin in Heaven's Burning (1997)
Officer Wendell 'Bud' White in L.A. Confidential (1997)
Jeffrey Wigand in The Insider (1999)
Sheriff John Biebe in Mystery, Alaska (1999)
Terry Thorne in Proof of Life (2000)
John Forbes Nash, Jr. in A Beautiful Mind (2001)
Captain Jack Aubrey in Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)
Jim Braddock in Cinderella Man (2005)
Max Skinner in A Good Year (2006)
Ben Wade in 3:10 To Yuma (2007)
Richie Roberts in American Gangster (2007)

Ed Hoffman in Body of Lies (2008)
Cal McAffrey in State of Play (2009)
Robin Longstride in Robin Hood (2010)

John Brennan in The Next Three Days (2010)
Javert in Les Miserables (2012)
Jor-El in Man of Steel (2013)
Pearly Soames in Winter's Tale (2014)
Noah in Noah (2014)
Connor in The Water Diviner (2014)

Tom Cruise
(1962- )
Lt. Pete "Maverick" Mitchell in Top Gun (1986) David Shawn in Taps (1981)
Joel in Risky Business (1983)
Stefan Djordjevic in All the Right Moves (1983)
Steve Randle in The Outsiders (1983)
Jack in Legend (1985)
Vincent in The Color of Money (1986)
Charlie Babbitt in Rain Man (1988)
Ron Kovic in Born on the Fourth of July (1989)
Cole Trickle in Days of Thunder (1990)
Lieut. Daniel Alistair Kaffee in A Few Good Men (1992)
Joseph Donnelly in Far and Away (1992)
Mitch McDeere in The Firm (1993)
Lestat de Lioncourt in Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994)
Jerry Maguire in Jerry Maguire (1996)
Ethan Hunt in Mission: Impossible (1996)
Dr. William "Bill" Harford in Eyes Wide Shut (1999)
Frank "T.J." Mackey in Magnolia (1999)
Ethan Hunt in Mission: Impossible II (2000)
David Aames in Vanilla Sky (2001)
Detective John Anderton in Minority Report (2002)
Nathan Algren in The Last Samurai (2003)
Vincent in Collateral (2004)
Ray Ferrier in War of the Worlds (2005)
Ethan Hunt in Mission: Impossible III (2006)
Senator Jasper Irving in Lions for Lambs (2007)
Les Grossman in Tropic Thunder (2008)
Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg in Valkyrie (2008)
Roy Miller in Knight and Day (2010)
Ethan Hunt in Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol (2011)
Stacee Jaxx in Rock of Ages (2012)
Reacher in Jack Reacher (2012)
Jack in Oblivion (2013)
Cage in Edge of Tomorrow (2014)
Ethan Hunt in Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation (2015)

Penelope Cruz
(1974- )
Hermana Rosa in All About My Mother (1999)

Sofia in Open Your Eyes (1997) (aka Abre los ojos)
Sofia Serrano in Vanilla Sky (2001)

La hija de puta in Jamon, Jamon (1992)
Luz in Belle Epoque (1992)
Mathurine in Don Juan (1998)
Pepita Tudó in Volavérunt (1999)
Alejandra in All the Pretty Horses (2000)
Isabella Oliveira in Woman on Top (2000)
Mirtha Jung in Blow (2001)
Pelagia in Captain Corelli's Mandolin (2001)
Chloe Sava in Gothika (2003)
Mia in Head in the Clouds (2004)
Eva Rojas in Sahara (2005)
Raimunda in Volver (2006)
Consuela Castillo in Elegy (2008)
Maria Elena in Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008)
Lena in Broken Embraces (2009)
Carla in Nine (2009)
Carmen Garcia Carrion in Sex and the City 2 (2010)
Angelica Teach in Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)
Anna in To Rome With Love (2012)
Gemma in Twice Born (2012)
Laura in The Counselor (2013)

Robert Cummings
Parris Mitchell in Kings Row (1941) Joe in The Devil and Miss Jones (1941)
Jeffrey Bolton in Moon Over Miami (1941)
Barry Kane in Saboteur (1942)
Michael in Flesh and Fantasy (1943)
Lewis Venable in The Lost Moment (1947)
Mike in Heaven Only Knows (1947)
Bill Prentice in Paid in Full (1950)
Mark Halliday in Dial M For Murder (1954)
Prof. Robert O. Sutwell in Beach Party (1963)
Dan Pierce in The Carpetbaggers (1964)

Jamie Lee Curtis
(1958- )
Laurie Strode in Halloween (1978) Elizabeth Solley in The Fog (1980)
Laurie Strode in Halloween II (1981)
Ophelia in Trading Places (1983)
Jessie in Perfect (1985)
Wanda Gerschwitz in A Fish Called Wanda (1988)
Megan Turner in Blue Steel (1990)
Shelly DeVoto in My Girl (1991)
Claire Cooper in Forever Young (1992)
Helen Tasker in True Lies (1994)
Willa Weston in Fierce Creatures (1997)
Laurie Strode/Keri Tate in Halloween: H20 (1998)
Elaine Bowen in Daddy and Them (1999)
Kit Foster in Virus (1999)
Rona Mace in Drowning Mona (2000)
Laurie Strode in Halloween: Resurrection (2002)
Tess Coleman in Freaky Friday (2003)
Nora Krank in Christmas with the Kranks (2004)
Aunt Viv in Beverly Hills Chihuahua (2008)
Gayle Buckley in Veronica Mars (2014)

Tony Curtis
Joe (Josephine) in Some Like It Hot (1959) Harry Houdini in Houdini (1953)
Tino Orsini in Trapeze (1956)
Sidney Falco in Sweet Smell of Success (1957)
John Jackson in The Defiant Ones (1958)
Eric in The Vikings (1958)
Lt. Nicholas Holden in Operation Petticoat (1959)
Antoninus in Spartacus (1960)
Ira Hamilton Hayes in The Outsider (1961)
George Tracy in Goodbye Charlie (1964)
Bernard Lawrence in Boeing Boeing (1965)
Leslie Gallant III in The Great Race (1965)
Albert De Salvo in The Boston Strangler (1968)

Joan Cusack
(1962- )
Cyn in Working Girl (1988) Jody in Men Don't Leave (1990)
Hannah Stubbs in My Blue Heaven (1990)
Evelyn in Hero (1992)
Debbie Jelinsky in Addams Family Values (1993)
Marcella in Grosse Pointe Blank (1997)
Emily Montgomery in In & Out (1997)
Peggy Flemming in Runaway Bride (1999)
Cheryl Lang in Arlington Road (1999)
Liz in High Fidelity (2000)
Ruth Meyers in Where the Heart Is (2000)
Principal Rosalie Mullins in The School of Rock (2003)
Jenny Portman in Raising Helen (2004)
Joan Carlyle in Ice Princess (2005)
Miss Bond in Kit Kittredge: An American Girl (2008)
Jane Bloomwood in Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009)
Mom in Mars Needs Moms (2011)
Dr. Burton in The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)
Dawn Hurley in Welcome to Me (2015)

John Cusack
(1966- )
Lloyd Dobler in Say Anything... (1989) Lane Myer in Better Off Dead (1985)
Walter "Gib" Gibson in The Sure Thing (1985)
Buck Weaver in Eight Men Out (1988)
Roy Dillon in The Grifters (1990)
David Shayne in Bullets Over Broadway (1994)
Charles Ossining in The Road to Wellville (1994)
Vince Larkin in Con Air (1997)
Martin Blank in Grosse Pointe Blank (1997)
John Kelso in Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1997)
Capt. John Gaff in The Thin Red Line (1998)
Craig Schwartz in Being John Malkovich (1999)
Nelson Rockefeller in Cradle Will Rock (1999)
Nick Falzone in Pushing Tin (1999)
Rob Gordon in High Fidelity (2000)
Eddie Thomas in America's Sweethearts (2001)
Jonathan Trager in Serendipity (2001)
Nick Easter in Runaway Jury (2003)
Charlie in The Ice Harvest (2005)
Ray in The Contract (2006)
Stanley Philipps in Grace is Gone (2007)
Mike Enslin in 1408 (2007)
Jackson Curtis in 2012 (2009)
Adam in Hot Tub Time Machine (2010)
Hillary Van Wetter in The Paperboy (2012)
Richard Nixon in Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013)
Dr. Stafford Weiss in Maps to the Stars (2014)
Brian - Future in Love & Mercy (2014)
Father Mike Corridan in Chi-Raq (2015)

Dan Dailey
Doug Hallerton in It's Always Fair Weather (1955) Holl in The Mortal Storm (1940)
Bill Pattison in Lady Be Good (1941)
Jimmy Walters in Ziegfeld Girl (1941)
Frank Burt in Mother Wore Tights (1947)
'Skid' Johnson in When My Baby Smiles at Me (1948)
Chuck Arnold in You Were Meant For Me (1948)
Jack Moran in My Blue Heaven (1950)
William "Bill" Kluggs in When Willie Comes Marching Home (1950)
Shep Dooley in Call Me Mister (1951)
Jerome Herman 'Dizzy' Dean in The Pride of St. Louis (1952)
First Sergeant Quirt in What Price Glory (1952)
Terence Donahue in There's No Business Like Show Business (1954)
'Jughead' Carson in The Wings of Eagles (1957)

Matt Damon
(1970- )
Jason Bourne in
The Bourne Identity (2002)
The Bourne Supremacy (2004)
The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)

Will Hunting in Good Will Hunting (1997)
Rudy Baylor in The Rainmaker (1997)
Mike McDermott in Rounders (1998)
Private James Francis Ryan in Saving Private Ryan (1998)
Loki in Dogma (1999)
Tom Ripley in The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)
John Grady Cole in All the Pretty Horses (2000)
Steven Sanderson in Finding Forrester (2000)
Rannulph Junuh in The Legend of Bagger Vance (2000)
Linus Caldwell in Ocean's Eleven (2001), Ocean's Twelve (2004), and Ocean's Thirteen (2007)
Wilhelm Grimm in The Brother's Grimm (2005)
Bryan Woodman in Syriana (2005)
Det. Sgt. Colin Sullivan in The Departed (2006)
Edward Wilson in The Good Shepherd (2006)
Mark Whitacre in The Informant! (2009)
Francois Pienaar in Invictus (2009)
Miller in Green Zone (2010)
George Lonegan in Hereafter (2010)
LaBoeuf in True Grit (2010)
David Norris in The Adjustment Bureau (2011)
Mitch Emhoff in Contagion (2011)
Benjamin Mee in We Bought a Zoo (2011)
Steve Butler in Promised Land (2012)
Max in Elysium (2013)
James Granger in The Monuments Men (2014)
Mann in Interstellar (2014)
Mark Watney in The Martian (2015)

Dorothy Dandridge
Carmen Jones in Carmen Jones (1954)
Bess in Porgy and Bess (1959)
Black Officer's Wife in Since You Went Away (1944)
Ann Carpenter in Harlem Globetrotters (1951)
Melmendi, Queen of the Ashuba in Tarzan's Peril (1951)
Jane Richards in Bright Road (1953)
Margot Seaton in Island in the Sun (1957)
Mahia in The Decks Ran Red (1958)
Aiche, Mistress in Tamango (1958)
Gianna in Malaga (1960) (aka Moment of Danger)

Bebe Daniels
Dorothy Brock in 42nd Street (1933) Rita Ferguson in Rio Rita (1929)
Ruth Wonderly in The Maltese Falcon (1931)
Regina Gordon in Counsellor at Law (1933)

Linda Darnell
Amber in Forever Amber (1947) Lolita Quintero in The Mark of Zorro (1940)
Chihuahua in My Darling Clementine (1946)
Tuptim in Anna and the King of Siam (1946)
Daphne de Carter in Unfaithfully Yours (1948)
Lora May Hollingsway in A Letter to Three Wives (1949)

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