This list contains information on the best characters played by Gary Oldman ranked from best to worst by user votes. The top Gary Oldman characters come in many forms. Some compelling Oldman roles personify intensity while other iconic Oldman characters are cool, calm, and collected. A few great Gary Oldman characters are downright evil.
Which Gary Oldman roles are the best? Sirius Black has to be near the top of the list. As the godfather of Harry Potter, Black will stop at nothing to make sure that He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named does not return to power. Throughout the Harry Potter series, Oldman's Black serves as a source of knowledge and understanding for Potter and his friends. Oldman portrayed another iconic character, Jim Gordon, in Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight series.
Oldman's take on the murderous pimp, Drexl Spivey, in True Romance is at once captivating and terrifying. Other great characters played by Gary Oldman include Sid Vicious in Sid and Nancy and Lee Harvey Oswald in JFK.Which Gary Oldman character do you think is the best? Vote your favorites up to the top of this list and please add any great roles we may have missed.
- Léon: The Professional
- The Dark Knight
- Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2
- Bram Stoker's Dracula
Winston ChurchillShaheed Uddham Singh
- The Fifth Element
- True Romance
- Sid and Nancy
- Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
- Air Force One
- Hannibal, Hannibal
DreyfusDawn of the Planet of the Apes
Ludwig von BeethovenImmortal Beloved
- Kung Fu Panda 2
- The Book of Eli
RosencrantzRosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead
- Lost in Space
- Romeo Is Bleeding
Vladislav DukhovichHitman's Bodyguard
SolomonRed Riding Hood
Jürgen MossackThe Laundromat