List of actors who have played multiple roles in the same film


List of actors who have played multiple roles in the same film

__NOTOC__This is a list of actors who have played multiple roles in the same film. This does NOT include:
* Actors who play a character with multiple names and/or a secret identity (e.g. superheroes);
* Actors who play a single character that displays multiple personalities, either as a result of spiritual possession or dissociative identity disorder, or because the character is acting;
* Actors who play multiple copies of a single character (e.g. Hugo Weaving as Agent Smith in "The Matrix" series);
* Voice actors who do not physically appear on screen in multiple roles (e.g. John Rhys Davies as Gimli and Treebeard in the The Lord of the Rings film trilogy - Gimli is on screen, but Treebeard is a voice-only role);
* Non-speaking extras, or stock characters (e.g. Redshirts);
* Compilation films (e.g. "Charlie Chaplin Festival"), or anthology films with separate, unconnected stories (e.g. "Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex (But Were Afraid to Ask)").

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

A

* Bud Abbott as Cuthbert Greenway and Ralph Greenway in "The Time of Their Lives" (1946) [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0039037/]
** Bud Abbott as Mr. Dinkel and Mr. Dinklepuss in "Jack and the Beanstalk" (1952) [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0007941/]
* Ben Affleck as Holden McNeil and Ben Affleck in "Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back (2001)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0261392/] .

B

* Buddy Baer as Sgt. Riley and The Giant in "Jack and the Beanstalk (1952)" [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0046331/]
* William Bakewell as Louis XIV and his twin brother in "The Iron Mask (1929)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0020030/]
* Beau Bridges as Louis XIV and Philip in "The Fifth Musketeer (1979)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0079152/] :* Mel Brooks as Gov. William J. LePetomaine and a Yiddish Indian chief in "Blazing Saddles (1974)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0071230/] (Brooks also appears in a cameo as a World War I aviator):* Mel Brooks as President Skroob and Yoghurt in "Spaceballs (1987)" [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000316/]
* George Burns as God and Harry O. Tophet (Satan) in "Oh, God! You Devil (1984)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0087835/]

C

* Nicolas Cage as Charlie Kaufman and Donald Kaufman in "Adaptation. (2002)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0268126/]
** Richard Chamberlain as Louis XIV and Phillipe in "The Man in the Iron Mask (1977)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0074853/]
* David Carradine as The Blind Man, Monkeyman, Death, and Changsha in "Circle of Iron (1978)" [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001016/]
* Jackie Chan as Ma Yau (John Ma) and Die Hard (Boomer) in "The Twin Dragons (1992)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0105399/]
* Lon Chaney played dual roles in several films, using the elaborate makeup that became his trademark.
* Charlie Chaplin as Adenoid Hynkel and a Jewish barber in "The Great Dictator (1940)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0032553/]
* Graham Chapman as Brian, Biggus Dickus, and Wise Man #2 in "Monty Python's Life of Brian (1979)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0079470/]
* Tommy Chong as Chong and Prince Habib in "Things Are Tough All Over (1982)" [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001045/]
* John Cleese as Sir Lancelot the Brave, The Black Knight, Tim the Enchanter, Second Swallow-Savvy Guard, Peasant #3 and Taunting French Guard in "Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0071853/] :*John Cleese as Reg, Wise Man #1, a Jewish Official, a Centurion, Deadly Dirk, and Arthur in "Monty Python's Life of Brian (1979)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0079470/]
* Buster Crabbe played dual roles in several films, most often as the lookalike villain in his string of "Billy Carson" westerns.
* Harry Crocker played Rex (a tightrope walker), a disgruntled property man and a clown in "The Circus (1928)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0018773/]

D

* Bette Davis as Kate Bosworth and Patricia Bosworth in "A Stolen Life (1946)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0071853/]
* Warwick Davis as Professor Flitwick and the Goblin Bank Teller "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone"
* Leonardo DiCaprio as King Louis XIV and Philippe in "The Man in the Iron Mask (1998)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0120744/]
* Adolf Dymsza as passenger of sleeping-car, taxi driver, speaker, waiter, clerk, shop-assistant, "bikiniarz" (beatnik) and boxer in "Sprawa do załatwienia (1953)" [http://www.filmweb.pl/Sprawa+do+za%C5%82atwienia,1953,o+filmie,Film,id=9717]

E

F

* Ralph Fiennes as Ignatz Sonnenschein, Adam Sors, and Ivan Sors in "Sunshine (1999)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0145503/]
* Sally Field as both Forrest Gump's mother and a reporter who asks him a question while running in "Forrest Gump (1994)"
* Walter Flanagan as Woolen Cap Smoker, Egg Man, Offended Customer, and Cat Admiring Bitter Customer in "Clerks (1994)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0109445/]
* Michael J. Fox as Marty McFly, Marty McFly, Jr. and Marlene McFly in "Back to the Future Part II (1989)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0096874/] :*Michael J. Fox as Marty McFly and Seamus McFly in "Back to the Future Part III (1990)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0099088/]
* Brendan Fraser as DJ Drake and Himself in " (2003)" [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000409/]

G

* Alec Guinness as Duke Etherel, The Banker, Reverend Lord Henry d'Ascoyne, General Lord Rufus D'Ascoyne, Admiral Horatio d'Ascoyne, Young Henry d'Ascoyne, Lady Agatha d'Ascoyne and Lord Ascoyne d'Ascoyne in "Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0041546/]

H

* Arsenio Hall as Semmi, Extremely Ugly Girl, Morris, and Reverend Brown in "Coming to America (1989)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0094898/]
* George Hamilton as Don Diego Vega and Bunny Wigglesworth in "Zorro, the Gay Blade (1981)" [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001313/]
* Oliver Hardy as Himself and Bert Hardy in "Our Relations (1936)" [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001316/]
* Louis Hayward as Louis XIV and Philippe of Gascony in "The Man in the Iron Mask (1939)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0031619/]
* Bob Hope as Peanuts White and Eric Augustine in "My Favorite Spy" (1951) [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0043827/]

I

* Eric Idle as Sir Robin the Not-Quite-So-Brave-as-Sir Launcelot, the Corpse Collector, Roger the Shrubber, Peasant #1, the First Swamp Castle Guard, Concorde, and Brother Maynard in "Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0071853/]
* Jeremy Irons as Beverly Mantle and Elliot Mantle in "Dead Ringers (1988)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0094964/]

J

* Terry Jones as Sir Bedevere, Dennis's Mother, and Prince Herbert in "Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0071853/]

K

* Danny Kaye as Edwin Dingle and Buzzy Bellew in "Wonderman" (1945) [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001414/]
* Buster Keaton played virtually every role, including a stagehand, a dance troupe, a full band and every member in the audience in "The Playhouse" (1921) [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0012570/]
* Kevin Kline as Dave Kovic and President Bill Mitchell in "Dave (1993)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0106673/]
* Kamal Hassan as Rangaraja Nambi (Hindu Priest), Govindarajan Ramaswamy (Bioweapon Scientist), George Bush (US Preseident), Avtaar Singh (Pop Singer), Christian Fletcher (Ex-CIA operative), Shinghen Narahasi (Japanese Martial Art Instructor), Krishnaveni (95 year old Indian womnan), Vincent Poovaraagan (Dalit Environmental Activist), Kalifullah Mukhtaar (7 foot tall Muslim) and Balram Naidu (CBI/RAW COP) in "Dasavathaaram (2008)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0479651/]

L

* Elsa Lanchester as Mary Shelly and The Monster's Mate in "The Bride of Frankenstein (1935)" [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0006471/]
* Stan Laurel as Himself and Alf Laurel in "Our Relations (1935)" [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0491048/]
* Jason Lee as Brodie Bruce and Banky Edwards in "Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back (2001)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0261392/]
** Jason Lee as Dennis Pepper and Steve in "A Better Place (1997)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0118705/]
* Jack Lemmon as Professor Fate and Prince Hapnik in "The Great Race (1965)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0059243/]
* Jerry Lewis as Professor Julius Kelp and Buddy Love and Baby Kelp in "The Nutty Professor (1963)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0057372/] :* Lindsay Lohan as Hallie Parker and Annie James in "The Parent Trap (1998)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0120783/] :* Lindsay Lohan as Aubrey Fleming and Dakota Moss in "I Know Who Killed Me (2007)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0897361/]

M

* Fredric March as Kenneth Wayne and Jeremy Wayne in "Smilin' Through" (1932) [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0023488/]
* Cheech Marin as Cheech and Dwayne 'Red' Mendoza in "Cheech & Chong's Next Movie" (1980) [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001507/]
** Cheech Marin as Cheech and Mr. Slyman in Things Are Tough All Over (1982)" [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001507/]
** Cheech Marin as a Border Guard, Chet Pussy, and Carlos in "From Dusk Till Dawn" (1996) [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001507/]
* Lee Marvin as Tim Strawn and Kid Shelleen in "Cat Ballou (1965)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0059017/]
* Rose Mcgowan as Cherry Darling and Pam in "Grindhouse (2007)"
* Bette Midler as Sadie Shelton and Sadie Ratliff in "Big Business (1988)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0082558/]
* Hayley Mills as Sharon McKendrick and Susan Evers in "The Parent Trap (1961)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0055277/]
* Scott Mosier as William Black, Angry Mourner, and Angry Hockey Playing Customer in "Clerks (1994)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0109445/]
** Scott Mosier as William Black and Good Will Hunting 2 Assistant Director in "Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back (2001)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0261392/]
* Eddie Murphy as Maximillian, Preacher Pauly, and Guido in "Vampire in Brooklyn (1995)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0114825/] :*Eddie Murphy as Professor Sherman Klump, Buddy Love, Lance Perkins, Cletus 'Papa' Klump, Anna Pearl 'Mama' Jensen Klump, Ida Mae 'Granny' Jensen, and Ernie Klump, Sr. in "The Nutty Professor (1996)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0117218/] :*Eddie Murphy as Prince Akeem, Clarence, Randy Watson, and Saul in "Coming to America (1998)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0094898/] :*Eddie Murphy as Kit Ramsey and Jeffernson 'Jiff' Ramsey in "Bowfinger (1999)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0131325/] :*Eddie Murphy as Professor Sherman Klump, Buddy Love, Cletus 'Papa' Klump, Young Cletus Klump, Anna Pearl 'Mama' Jensen Klump, Ida Mae 'Granny' Jensen, Ernie Klump, Sr., and Lance Perkins in " (2000)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0144528/] :*Eddie Murphy as Norbit, Rasputia and Mr. Wong in "Norbit (2007)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0477051/]
* Mike Myers as Austin Powers and Dr. Evil in " (1997)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0118655/] :*Mike Myers as Austin Powers, Dr. Evil, and Fat Bastard in " (1999)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0145660/] :*Mike Myers as Austin Powers, Dr. Evil, Fat Bastard, and Goldmember in " (2002)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0295178/] :*Mike Myers as Charlie Mackenzie and Stuart Mackenzie in "So I Married an Axe Murderer (1993)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0108174/]

N

* Jack Nicholson played U.S. President James Dale and Art Land in "Mars Attacks! (1996)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0116996/]
* Kim Novak played Madeline Elster and Judy Barton in "Vertigo (1958)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0052357/]

O

P

* Michael Palin as Sir Galahad the Pure, First Swallow-Savvy Guard, Dennis, Peasant #2, the King of Swamp Castle, Brother Maynard's Brother, and the Leader of The Knights who say NI! in "Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0071853/]
* Tyler Perry as Daddy Charles and Mable "Madea" Simmons in "Diary of a Mad Black Woman" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0481937/]
* Elvis Presley as Josh Morgan and Jodie Tatum in "Kissin' Cousins (1964)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0057227/]
* Richard Pryor as Leroy Jones, Rufus Jones, and Reverend Lenox Thomas in "Which Way Is Up? (1977)" [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001640/]

Q

R

* Ted Raimi plays Cowardly Warrior, Second Supportive Villager, and S-Mart Clerk in "Army of Darkness (1992)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0106308/]
* Tony Randall plays seven sideshow characters in "7 Faces of Dr. Lao (1964)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0057812/]
* Keanu Reeves plays Ted Logan and Evil Ted in "Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey (1991) [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0101452/]
* Paul Reubens as Pee-wee Herman/Desk Clerk in "Cheech & Chong's Next Movie (1980)" [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000607/]
* Meg Ryan - Plays DeDe, Angelica Graynamore, and Patricia Graynamore in "Joe Versus the Volcano (1990)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0099892/] [http://www.mindspring.com/~waponi/myth.htm]

* Arnold Schwarzenegger as Jack Slater and himself in "Last Action Hero (1993)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0107362/]
* Peter Sellers played multiple roles in at least ten films, most notably::*Peter Sellers as Grand Duchess Gloriana XII, Prime Minister Count Rupert Mountjoy, and Tully Bascombe in "The Mouse That Roared (1959)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0053084/] :*Peter Sellers as Clare Quilty and Dr. Zempf in "Lolita (1962)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0056193/] :*Peter Sellers as Group Captain Lionel Mandrake, President Merkin Muffley, and Dr. Strangelove in " (1964)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0057012/]
* William Shatner as Johnny Moon and Notah in "White Commanche" (1968) [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000638/]
*Moira Shearer as Sylvia, Daphne, Olga and Colette in "The Man Who Loved Redheads" (1955) [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0048338/]
* Norma Shearer as Kathleen and Moonyeen in "Smilin' Through" (1932) [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0023488/]
* Red Skelton as Rusty Cammeron, Pop Cammeron and Grandpop Cammeron in "Watch the Birdie" (1950) [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0043120/] :*Red Skelton as Louis Blore and King Louis XV in " DuBarry was a Lady " (1943) [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0035829/]
* James Spader as John Westford and Rick Westford in "Jack's Back (1988)" [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000652/]
* Mary Steenburgen as Julie Rose, Katie McGovern, and Evelyn in "Dead of Winter (1987)" [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0005460/]
* Ben Stiller as Sam Sweet and Stan Sweet in "The Cable Guy (1996)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0115798/] :*Ben Stiller as Tony Perkis and Tony Perkis Sr. in "Heavyweights (1995)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0110006/]
* Donald Sutherland as Charles and Pierre in "Start the Revolution Without Me (1970)" [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000661/]

T

*Lea Thompson as Maggie McFly and Lorraine McFly in "Back to the Future Part III (1990)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0099088/]
* Lily Tomlin as Pat Kramer, Judith Beasley and Ernestine in "The Incredible Shrinking Woman (1981)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0082558/] :*Lily Tomlin as Rose Ratliff and Rose Shelton in "Big Business (1988)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0082558/]

U

V

* Jean-Claude Van Damme as Alex Wagner and Chad Wagner in "Double Impact (1991)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0101764/] :*Jean-Claude Van Damme as Alain Moreau and Mikhail Suverov in "Maximum Risk (1996)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0117011/] :*Jean-Claude Van Damme as Rudy Cafmeyer and Charles Le Vaillant in "The Order (2001)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0193364/]
* Dick Van Dyke as Bert and Mr. Dawes Sr. in "Mary Poppins (film) (1964)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0058331/]

W

* Jack Warden as Roy L. Fuchs and Luke Fuchs in "Used Cars (1980)" [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0912001/]
* Gene Wilder as Claude and Philippe in "Start the Revolution Without Me (1970)" [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000698/]
* Thomas F. Wilson as Biff Tannen and Griff Tannen in "Back to the Future Part II (1989)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0096874/] :*Thomas F. Wilson as Biff Tannen and Buford "Mad Dog" Tannen in "Back to the Future Part III (1990)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0099088/]
* Alex Winter plays Bill S. Preston, Granny Preston, and Evil Robot Bill in "Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey (1991)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0101452/]
* Christopher Wynnw as Needle's Gang Member #1, and Buford's Gang Member #1 "Back to the Future Part III (1990)" [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0099088/]

X

Y

* Alan Young as David Filby and James Filby in "The Time Machine (1960)" [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0949241/]
* Sean Young as Ellen Carlsson and Dorothy Carlsson in "A Kiss Before Dying (1991)" [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000707/]

Z

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ee also

* List of characters played by multiple actors in the same film

External links

* [http://www.b-westerns.com/dualrole.htm List of B-westerns featuring dual performances]


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