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Presidential Roles

The President of the United States shows up in a number of movies in small or large roles. Below is a sampling of movies from the past 10 years in which the president appears and the actors who portrayed the Chief Executive.

  • Morgan Freeman (President Beck), "Deep Impact" (1998)
  • William Jefferson Clinton (President Bill Clinton), "Contact" (1997)
  • Harrison Ford (President James Marshall), "Air Force One" (1997)
  • Gene Hackman (President Alan Richmond), "Absolute Power" (1997)
  • Sam Waterston (President), "Shadow Conspiracy" (1997)
  • Ronny Cox (President Jack Neil), "Murder at 1600" (1997)
  • Jack Lemmon (former President Russell P. Kramer); James Garner (former President Matt Douglas); Dan Aykroyd (President William Haney), "My Fellow Americans" (1996)
  • John Roarke (President), "Courage Under Fire" (1996)
  • Cliff Robertson (President), "Escape from L.A." (1996)
  • Bruce Gay (President), "Spy Hard" (1996)
  • Harvey Korman (President), "Jingle All the Way" (1996)
  • Jack Nicholson (President Dale), "Mars Attacks!" (1996)
  • Bill Pullman (President Thomas Whitmore), "Independence Day" (1996)
  • Anthony Hopkins (President Nixon), "Nixon" (1995)
  • George Robertson (President Davis), "National Lampoonís Senior Trip" (1995)
  • Michael Douglas (President Andrew Shepherd), "The American President" (1995)
  • Alan Alda (President), "Canadian Bacon" (1994)
  • Joe Alaskey (President Nixon); John William Galt (President Johnson); Jed Gillin (President Kennedy), "Forrest Gump" (1994)
  • Tom Mason (President Douglas), "Robert A. Heinleinís The Puppet Masters" (1994)
  • Bob Riley (President), "Richie Rich" (1994)
  • Donald Moffat (President Bennett), "Clear and Present Danger" (1994)
  • Kevin Kline (President Bill Mitchell), "Dave" (1993)
  • Robert Culp (President), "The Pelican Brief" (1993)
  • Jim Curley (President), "In the Line of Fire" (1993)
  • Little Richard (President), "The Pickle" (1993)
  • Bob Gill (President Kennedy), "Love Field" (1992)
  • Rich Little (President Nixon's voice); Pete Renady (President Lincoln's voice), "Bebeís Kids" (1992)
  • Seth Sehloho (President Bender), "American Ninja 4: The Annihilation" (1991)
  • Ed Beheler (President Jimmy Carter), "The Last Boy Scout" (1991)
  • Paul Harris (President), "A Date With Destiny" (1990)
  • Ronny Cox (President), "Martians Go Home" (1990)
  • Ray Allen (President), "The Package" (1989)
  • Ed Nelson (Presiden Harry S. Truman), "Brenda Starr" (1989)
  • William Ryan (President), "The Wizard of Speed and Time" (1988)
  • Forrest J. Ackerman (President), "Amazon Women on the Moon" (1987)
  • Robert Beatty (President), "Superman IV: The Quest for Peace" (1987)
  • Charles Howerton (President Calvin Craig), "Assassination" (1987)
  • Gregory Peck (President), "Amazing Grace and Chuck" (1987)

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