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Abraham Lincoln
22.3k views10 Actors Who Have Played Abraham LincolnHow to you bring a near-legendary historic figure to life? That's the challenge that these actors who played Abraham Lincoln faced...
Al Capone
648 voters14 Actors Who Played Al Capone, RankedThe legend of Al Capone goes much further than his prominent role in the annals of American crime; the man nicknamed "Scarface" he...
Batman (Character)
23.4k votersThe Best Actors Who Played Batman, RankedWhen it comes to superhero films, Batman has long been one of the best (and earliest) examples of these star-studded action movies...
Cleopatra
701 votersThe Best Actresses Who Played Cleopatra, RankedWe’re ranking the best Cleopatra actresses of all time. As one of the most enigmatic and fascinating characters in antiquity, Cleo...
Count Dracula
1.5k votersThe Best Actors Who Played DraculaWhether he's called Count, Nosferatu, or Vlad, Dracula is almost synonymous with vampires - especially on television and film. Sev...
Elizabeth I of England
2k votersEveryone Who Has Played Elizabeth I, RankedElizabeth I of England reigned for 44 years, which presents a lot of opportunity for Oscar and Emmy nominations. Whatever an actor...
Elvis Presley
1.1k voters11 Actors Who Have Played Elvis PresleyElvis impersonators may be a dime a dozen - some make an entire career out of it - but portraying The King on screen is a differen...
First Ladies
543 voters13 Actresses Who Did a Bang Up Job Playing the First Lady of the United StatesSome of Hollywood’s finest actresses have played first ladies in film and television. One of the loudest Oscar buzzes of 2016 is f...
Frankenstein's Monster
716 votersThe Best Actors Who Played Frankenstein's MonsterWe all know that, actually, the doctor's name is Frankenstein, but that doesn't really stop most of us from calling the monster by...
William Shakespeare
173.2k viewsActors Who Have Played HamletHamlet is one of William Shakespeare's most notable tragedies. Many famous actors have portrayed the complicated title character. ...
Henry VIII of England
1.3k votersEveryone Who Has Played Henry VIII, RankedAs larger-than-life personalities go, it's hard to top Henry VIII. The multitalented, athletic, tyrannical, lustful monarch left a...
Jack Ryan
176 votersAll The Actors Who Played Jack Ryan, RankedJoin us as we rank the best Jack Ryan actors in movies and TV. As one of the most popular fictional CIA agents of all time, Jack R...
James Bond
4.5k votersThe Best Actors Who Played James Bond, RankedOnce Sean Connery nailed the role in the first Bond film, all the actors who played James Bond next had some seriously big shoes t...
Jesus Christ
1.9k votersAll the Actors Who Have Played Jesus, RankedStories from the bible are among the most popular tales ever told. But how does a director go about casting Jesus? An actor certai...
John F. Kennedy
811 votersAll the Actors Who Have Played John F. Kennedy, RankedJFK lived one heck of a life. From his childhood within a burgeoning political dynasty and his heroism in the military, to his tor...
Julius Caesar
245 votersThe Best Actors Who Have Played Julius CaesarThere are several famous actors who have played Julius Caesar in movies and on television - and not just in adaptations of the Sha...
King Arthur (Character)
442 votersEvery Actor Who Has Played King Arthur, RankedAs one of the greatest literary leaders of all time, King Arthur’s exploits are legendary. With the wise and powerful Merlin and h...
History
350 votersFamous Actors Who Played Famous Kings, Ranked By RegalityAt least as far back as Shakespeare, kings have made for meaty dramatic roles, and actors have lined up to play them. We've gather...
Macbeth
35.2k views12 Actors Who Have Played Lady MacbethMacbeth is one of William Shakespeare's darkest tragedies. It tackles political themes and the lengths men will go to in order to ...
Lex Luthor
431 votersThe Best Actors Who Played (Or Voiced) Lex LuthorCan you imagine what it must feel like to be a diabolical genius when your arch-nemesis is literally the most powerful being on th...