Lists of All Kinds

Their Best Roles

Al Pacino Sonny Wortzik in Dog Day   Afternoon”Badass” Buddusky   in The Last DetailMichael Corleone in The   Godfather Part II

Lt Colonel Frank Slade in “Scent of a Woman”

Anthony Hopkins Hannibal Lecter in The Silence of the Lambs
Audrey Hepburn Holly Golightly in Breakfast at Tiffany’s
Bette Davis Margo Channing in All About Eve
Bill Murray Phil Connors in Groundhog   Day
Carole Lombard Maria Tura in To Be or Not to Be
Cary Grant T.R. Devlin in Notorious
Charlie Chaplin Tramp in City Lights
Clint Eastwood “Dirty” Harry Callahan   in Dirty Harry
Daniel Day-Lewis Christy Brown in My Left FootBill “The Butcher”   Cutting in Gangs of New York
Denzel Washington Malcolm X in Malcolm X
Diane Keaton Annie Hall in Annie Hall
Dustin Hoffman “Ratso” Rizzo in   Midnight CowboyRainmanMichael Dorsey/Dorothy   Michaels in Tootsie
Faye Dunaway Evelyn Cross Mulwray in   Chinatown
Gene Hackman Harry Caul in The   ConversationPopeye Doyle in The French   Connection
Gene Wilder Dr. Frederick Frankenstein in Young Frankenstein
George C. Scott General George S. Patton Jr.   in Patton
Gloria Swanson Norma Desmond in Sunset   Boulevard
Greta Garbo Ninotchka in Ninotchka
Henry Fonda Tom Joad in The Grapes of   WrathMister RobertsOn Golden Pond
Humphrey Bogart Fred C. Dobbs in The Treasure of the Sierra MadreSam Spade in The Maltese   Falcon
Jack Lemmon Jerry/Daphne in Some Like It   Hot
Jack Nicholson Randle Patrick McMurphy in   One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s NestTerms of EndearmentA Few Good Men
James Cagney George M. Cohan in Yankee   Doodle DandyMister RobertsWhite Heat
James Dean Jim Stark in Rebel Without a   Cause
James Stewart George Bailey in It’s a   Wonderful LifeJohn “Scottie”   Ferguson in VertigoHarvey
Jamie Foxx Ray Charles in Ray
Jane Fonda Bree Daniels in Klute
Jessica Lange Frances Farmer in Frances
Jodie Foster Sarah Tobias in The Accused
John Travolta Tony Manero in Saturday   Night Fever
John Wayne Ethan Edwards in The   SearchersRooster Cogburn in True Grit
Johnny Depp Edward Scissorhands in   Edward ScissorhandsCaptain Jack Sparrow in The   Pirates of the Caribbean:
Judy Holliday Billie Dawn in Born   Yesterday
Katharine Hepburn Eleanor of Aquitaine in The   Lion in WinterTracy Lord in The   Philadelphia Story
Laurence Olivier Richard III in Richard III
Madeline Kahn Lili Von Shtupp in Blazing   Saddles
Malcolm McDowell Alex DeLarge in A Clockwork   Orange
Marlon Brando Terry Malloy in On the   Waterfront
Meryl Streep Sophie Zawistowska in   Sophie’s Choice
Meryl Streep Karen Silkwood in Silkwood
Nicole Kidman Suzanne Stone Maretto in To   Die For
Paul Newman Frank Galvin in The VerdictFast Eddie Felson in The   Hustler
Peter O’Toole T.E. Lawrence in Lawrence of   Arabia
Peter Sellers Chance the Gardener in Being   ThereDr. StrangeloveInspector Clouseau in Pink   Panther movies
Philip Seymour Hoffman Truman Capote in Capote
Ralph Fiennes Amon Goeth in Schindler’s   List
Reese Witherspoon Tracy Flick in Election
Robert De Niro Jake La Motta in Raging BullTravis Bickle in Taxi Driver
Robert Duvall Mac Sledge in Tender Mercies
Rosalind Russell Hildy Johnson in His Girl   Friday
Russell Crowe Jeffrey Wigand in The   Insider
Samuel L. Jackson Jules Winnfield in Pulp   Fiction
Sidney Poitier Virgil Tibbs in In the Heat   of the Night
Sigourney Weaver Ellen Ripley in Aliens
Spencer Tracy Henry Drummond in Inherit   the Wind
Steve Martin Navin Johnson in The Jerk
Tom Hanks Josh Baskin in BigForest GumpPhiladelphia

Chuck Noland in Cast Away

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