Fictional Characters David Bowie Characters  

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List Rules Vote for your favorite David Bowie character or performance, which doesn't have to be his best movie.

David Bowie characters list, ranked from best to worst with clips from the movie when available. These David Bowie roles include both movie and television appearances when available. List features items like Jareth, Pontius Pilate and more! The ability to play any kind of role is what makes an actor or actress great, and the diversity of the characters listed below is a testament to that.

If you're asking yourself, "Who is the best David Bowie character?" or "What are the top David Bowie performances of all time?" then this list will help you out.

Do you think the best performance isn't as high as it should be? Then vote it up so that it can be number one. You can also make your own version of this greatest David Bowie performances list by re-ranking it and putting it in your own order.
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Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars

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169 19
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Labyrinth

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97 8
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The Man Who Fell to Earth

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111 19
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David Bowie Zoolander

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72 9
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John Blaylock The Hunger

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71 10
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Tesla The Prestige

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58 7
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Maj. Jack 'Strafer' Celliers Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence

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41 5
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Screamin' Lord Byron Jazzin' for Blue Jean

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54 9
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Andy Warhol Basquiat

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38 5
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Phillip Jeffries Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me

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39 6
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Pontius Pilate The Last Temptation of Christ

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35 5
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Vic Jazzin' for Blue Jean

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37 7
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Baal Baal

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32 8
Lord Royal Highness is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list David Bowie Characters
Lord Royal Highness SpongeBob's Atlantis SquarePantis

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33 9
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Monte The Linguini Incident

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30 7
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Mr. William Rice Mr. Rice's Secret

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28 6
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Vendice Partners Absolute Beginners

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27 6
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Paul Ambrosius von Przygodski Just a Gigolo

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25 5
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Yellowbeard

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20 5
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Colin Morris Into the Night

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20 5
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Bernie Everybody Loves Sunshine

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20 6
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Maltazard Arthur and the Invisibles

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20 6
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Cyrus Ogilvie August

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19 6
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Jack Sikora Gunslinger's Revenge

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Boz is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list David Bowie Characters
JosephHooligan added Boz Omikron (Nomad Soul) - David Bowie appeared in and co-wrote music for the video game Omikron: Nomad Soul with Reeves Gabrels in 1998. Many of the songs appear in the studio album 'Hours'.