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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196 23
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Labyrinth

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111 9
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The Man Who Fell to Earth

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125 19
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David Bowie Zoolander

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63 7
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Maj. Jack 'Strafer' Celliers Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence

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76 11
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Tesla The Prestige

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75 11
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John Blaylock The Hunger

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45 5
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Screamin' Lord Byron Jazzin' for Blue Jean

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57 10
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Andy Warhol Basquiat

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41 7
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Pontius Pilate The Last Temptation of Christ

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40 7
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Phillip Jeffries Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me

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37 6
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Vic Jazzin' for Blue Jean

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38 8
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Baal Baal

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36 9
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Monte The Linguini Incident

15
35 9
Lord Royal Highness is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list David Bowie Characters
Lord Royal Highness SpongeBob's Atlantis SquarePantis

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32 7
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Mr. William Rice Mr. Rice's Secret

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30 6
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Vendice Partners Absolute Beginners

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29 6
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Paul Ambrosius von Przygodski Just a Gigolo

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26 6
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Yellowbeard

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22 5
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Colin Morris Into the Night

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22 6
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Bernie Everybody Loves Sunshine

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22 6
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Maltazard Arthur and the Invisibles

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21 6
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Jack Sikora Gunslinger's Revenge

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21 7
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Cyrus Ogilvie August

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2 2
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'.