Greatest Film Stars
Greatest Roles & Filmographies

Greatest Film Stars - Roles and Filmographies
(alphabetical, by last name)
Introduction | A1 | A2 | B1 | B2 | B3 | C1 | C2 | C3 | D1 | D2 | E
F1 | F2 | G1 | G2 | H1 | H2 | H3 | I-J | K
L1 | L2 | M1 | M2 | M3 | M4 | N | O | P1 | P2-Q | R1
R2 | S1 | S2 | S3 | T1 | T2 | U-V | W1 | W2-Z

Greatest Film Star Roles and Filmographies
Actor or Actress
Definitive Screen Role Other Great Film Roles

Liv Ullmann
Elisabeth Vogler in Persona (1966, Sw.)
Marianne in Scenes from a Marriage (1974, Sw.)
Saraband (2003)
(TV Movie)
Alma Borg in Hour of the Wolf (1968, Sw.)
Eva Rosenberg in Shame (1968, Sw.)
Anna Fromm in The Passion of Anna (1969, Sw.)
Ester Jenks in The Night Visitor (1971) (aka Lunatic)
Kristina in The Emigrants (1971, Sw.)
Kristina in The New Land (1972, Sw.)
Maria/Maria's Mother in Cries & Whispers (1972, Sw.)
Catherine in Lost Horizon (1973)
Dr. Jenny Isaksson in Face to Face (1976, Sw.)
Kate Ter Horst in A Bridge Too Far (1977)
Manuela Rosenberg in The Serpent's Egg (1977)
Eva in Autumn Sonata (1978, Sw.)
Marina Fromm in Dangerous Moves (1984, Fr.)
Elena in Let's Hope It's a Girl (1986, It.)
Sari in Gaby: A True Story (1987)
Gabriele in The Rose Garden (1989, Neth.)
Sonia Hoffman in Mindwalk (1990)
Mrs. Gustavsson in Oxen/The Ox (1991, Sw.)
Grandmother (Mormor) in Through a Glass, Darkly (2008, Sw.)

Peter Ustinov
Hercule Poirot in
  • Death on the Nile (1978)
  • Evil Under the Sun (1982)
  • Appointment with Death (1988)
Nero in Quo Vadis (1951)
Prince of Wales in Beau Brummell (1954)
Jules in We're No Angels (1955)
Circus Master in Lola Montes (1955)
Lentulus Batiatus in Spartacus (1960)
Rupert Venneker in The Sundowners (1960)
The General of Concordia in Romanoff and Juliet (1961)
Captain Edward Fairfax Vere in Billy Budd (1962)
Arthur Simon Simpson in Topkapi (1964)
King Fawz in John Goldfarb, Please Come Home! (1965)
Marcus Pendleton / Caesar Smith in Hot Millions (1968)
Old Man/Ballard in Logan's Run (1976)
Professor Nikolais in Lorenzo's Oil (1992)

Rudolph Valentino
Ahmed Ben Hassan / The Sheik in
  • The Sheik (1921)
  • Son of the Sheik (1926)


Julio Desnoyers in The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1921)
Armand Duval in Camille (1921)
Lord Hector Bracondale in Beyond the Rocks (1922)
Juan Gallardo in Blood and Sand (1922)
Duke de Chartres / Beaucaire in Monsieur Beaucaire (1924)
Vladimir Dubrovsky in The Eagle (1925)
Count Rodrigo Torriani in Cobra (1925)

Rudy Vallee
J. D. Hackensacker III in The Palm Beach Story (1942) Jimmy Martin in George White's Scandals (1934)
Terry Moore in Gold Diggers in Paris (1938)
Lynn Sargent in The Sin of Harold Diddlebock (1947)
Tommy Chamberlain in The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer (1947)
Dr. Johnson in I Remember Mama (1948)
August Henshler in Unfaithfully Yours (1948)
Charles Hingleman in The Beautiful Blonde from Bashful Bend (1949)
Jasper B. 'J.B.' Biggley in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1967)

Alida Valli
Anna Schmidt in The Third Man (1949) Eugenia Grandet in Eugenia Grandet (1946)
Maddalena Anna Paradine in The Paradine Case (1947)
La Contessa Livia Serpieri in Senso (1954)
Louise in Eyes Without a Face (1960) (aka Les Yeux Sans Visage)
Signora Pioppi in 1900 (1976)
Nanny in The Cassandra Crossing (1976)
Miss Tanner in Suspiria (1977)

Jean-Claude Van Damme
(1960- )
Luc Deveraux / GR44 in
  • Universal Soldier (1992)
  • Universal Soldier: The Return (1999)
  • Universal Soldier: Regeneration (2009)
  • Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning (2012)
Ivan Kraschinsky the Russian in No Retreat, No Surrender (1986)
Frank Dux in Bloodsport (1988)
Andrei in Black Eagle (1988)
Gibson Rickenbacker in Cyborg (1989)
Kurt Sloane in Kickboxer (1989)
Lyon Gaultier in Lionheart (1990)
Alex / Chad Wagner in Double Impact (1991)
Sam Gillen in Nowhere to Run (1993)
Chance Boudreaux in Hard Target (1993)
Walker in Timecop (1994)
Col. William F. Guile in Street Fighter (1994)
Darren McCord in Sudden Death (1995)
Alain Moreau/Mikhail Suverov in Maximum Risk (1996)
Jack Quinn in Double Team (1997)
Edward Garrotte / Replicant in Replicant (2001)
Jacques Kristoff in Derailed (2002)
Ben Archer in Wake of Death (2004)
Master Durand in Kickboxer: Vengeance (2016) and Kickboxer: Retaliation (2018)

Van Heflin
Jeff Hartnett in Johnny Eager (1941) Rader in Santa Fe Trail (1940)
Bill King in H.M. Pulham, Esq. (1941)
John Thornway in Presenting Lily Mars (1943)
Sam Masterson in The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946)
James I. Hessler in Till the Clouds Roll By (1946)
David Sutton in Possessed (1947)
Timothy Haslam in Green Dolphin Street (1947)
Athos in The Three Musketeers (1948)
Frank R. Enley in Act of Violence (1949)
Charles Bovary in Madame Bovary (1949)
Mark Dwyer in East Side, West Side (1949)
Jim Bridger in Tomahawk (1951)
Webb Garwood in The Prowler (1951)
Joe Starrett in Shane (1953)
Peter Denver in Black Widow (1954)
Maj. Sam Huxley - CO in Battle Cry (1955)
Fred Staples in Patterns (1956)
Dan Evans in 3:10 to Yuma (1957)
Velko in 5 Branded Women (1960)
Sam Mirakian in The Big Bounce (1969)
D.O. Guerrero in Airport (1970)

Vince Vaughn
(1970- )
Trent Walker in Swingers (1996) Jamie O'Hara in Rudy (1993)
Nick Van Owen in The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997)
Norman Bates in Psycho (1998)
FBI Agent Peter Novak in The Cell (2000)
Luke Zoolander in Zoolander (2001)
"Beanie" Campbell in Old School (2003)
Reese Feldman in Starsky & Hutch (2004)
Peter La Fleur in Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004)
Wes Mantooth in Anchorman (2004) and Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)
Roger "Raji" Lowenthal in Be Cool (2005)
Eddie in Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)
Jeremy Grey in Wedding Crashers (2005)
Gary Grobowski in The Break-Up (2006)
Brad in Four Christmases (2008)
Dave in Couples Retreat (2009)
Ronny Valentine in The Dilemma (2011)
Billy McMahon in The Internship (2013)
Sgt. Howell in Hacksaw Ridge (2016)
Bradley Thomas in Brawl in Cell Block 99 (2017)

Jon Voight
(1938- )
Joe Buck in Midnight Cowboy (1969) First Lt. Milo Minderbinder in Catch-22 (1970)
Ed Gentry in Deliverance (1972)
Vic Bealer in The All-American Boy (1973)
Pat Conroy in Conrack (1974)
Peter Miller in The Odessa File (1974)
Luke Martin in Coming Home (1978)
Billy Flynn in The Champ (1979)
Alex Kovac in Lookin' to Get Out (1982)
J.P. Tannen in Table for Five (1983)
Oscar "Manny" Manheim in Runaway Train (1985)
Jack Chismore in Desert Bloom (1986)
Edward/James in Eternity (1990)
Nate in Heat (1995)
Jim Phelps in Mission: Impossible (1996)
John Wright in Rosewood (1997)
Paul Serone in Anaconda (1997)
Blind Man in U-Turn (1997)
Gen. Adam Woodward / Lt. Col. Grant Casey in Most Wanted (1997)
Leo F. Drummond in The Rainmaker (1997)
Inspector Ned Kenny in The General (1998)
Thomas Brian Reynolds in Enemy of the State (1998)
Coach Bud Kilmer in Varsity Blues (1999)
Pres. Franklin D. Roosevelt in Pearl Harbor (2001)
Lord Richard Croft in Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001)
Larry Zoolander in Zoolander (2001)
Howard Cosell in Ali (2001)
Senator Thomas Jordan in The Manchurian Candidate (2004)
Patrick Gates in National Treasure (2004) and National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007)
Adolph Rupp in Glory Road (2006)
Defense Secretary John Keller in Transformers (2007)
Jacob Samuelson in September Dawn (2007)
Creighton in Four Christmases (2008)

Erich Von Stroheim
Max Von Mayerling in Sunset Boulevard (1950) The Other Man, Lt. Erich von Steuben in Blind Husbands (1919)
Count Sergius Karamzin in Foolish Wives (1922)
Nicki / Prince Nickolas von Wildeliebe-Rauffenburg in The Wedding March (1928)
The Great Gabbo in The Great Gabbo (1929)
Captain von Rauffenstein in La Grande Illusion (1937)
Field Marshal Erwin Rommel in Five Graves to Cairo (1943)

Max von Sydow
(1929- )
Father Lankester Merrin in and
Frederick in Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)
Antonius Block in The Seventh Seal (1957)
Henrik Åkerman in Wild Strawberries (1957)
Töre in The Virgin Spring (1960)
Martin in Through a Glass Darkly (1961)
Jonas Persson in Winter Light (1963)
Jesus in The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965)
Rev. Abner Hale in Hawaii (1966)
Karl Oskar in The Emigrants (1971) and The New Land (1972)
G. Joubert in Three Days of the Condor (1975)
Captain Schroeder in Voyage of the Damned (1976)
Emperor Ming the Merciless in Flash Gordon (1980)
Maj. Karl von Steiner in Victory (1981)
King Osric in Conan the Barbarian (1982)
Ernst Stavro Blofeld in Never Say Never Again (1983)
Dr. Paul Novotny in Dreamscape (1984)
Dr. Kynes in Dune (1984)
Pappa Lassefar in Pelle the Conqueror (1987)
Dr. Peter Ingham in Awakenings (1990)
Thor Carlsson in A Kiss Before Dying (1991)
Henry Farber in Until the End of the World (1991)
Leland Gaunt in Needful Things (1993)
Chief Justice Fargo in Judge Dredd (1995)
The Tracker/Albert Lewis in What Dreams May Come (1998)
Nels Gudmundsson in Snow Falling on Cedars (1999)
Director Lamar Burgess in Minority Report (2002)

Reynard in Rush Hour 3 (2007)
Dr. Jeremiah Naehring in Shutter Island (2010)
The Renter in Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (2011)
Lor San Tekka in Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)

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