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A list of actors and actresses from adaptations of Charles Dickens stories.


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Bleak House

    Bleak House (1985) 

Appeared in Bleak House (1985):

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    Bleak House (2005) 

Appeared in Bleak House (2005):

A Christmas Carol

    A Christmas Carol (1938) 

Appeared in A Christmas Carol (1938):

    Scrooge (1951) 

Appeared in Scrooge (1951):

    Scrooge (1970) 

Appeared in Scrooge (1970):

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    A Christmas Carol (1971) 

Appeared in A Christmas Carol (1971):

  • Joan Sims: Mrs. Cratchit.
    • Betsy Prig in Martin Chuzzlewit.

    An American Christmas Carol 

Appeared in An American Christmas Carol (TV movie, 1979):

    Mickey's Christmas Carol (1983) 

Appeared in Mickey's Christmas Carol (animated short, 1983):

  • Wayne Allwine: Bob Cratchit (Mickey Mouse) / Weasel Gravedigger / Begger Dog.
  • Alan Young: Ebenezer Scrooge (Scrooge McDuck).

    A Christmas Carol (1984) 

Appeared in A Christmas Carol (TV film, 1984):

    The Muppet Christmas Carol 

Appeared in The Muppet Christmas Carol (1993):

  • Michael Caine: Ebenezer Scrooge.
  • Frank Oz: Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Sam Eagle / George the Janitor / Animal.

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    A Christmas Carol (1997) 

Appeared in A Christmas Carol (animated film, 1997):

    Ebenezer 

Appeared in Ebenezer (1998):

    A Christmas Carol (1999) 

Appeared in A Christmas Carol (TV film, 1999):

    Christmas Carol: The Movie 

Appeared in Christmas Carol: The Movie (2001):

    A Christmas Carol (2004) 

Appeared in A Christmas Carol (TV film, 2004):

    A Christmas Carol (2009) 

Appeared in A Christmas Carol (animated film, 2009):

David Copperfield

    David Copperfield (1935) 

Appeared in David Copperfield (1935):

  • Lionel Barrymore: Dan'l Peggotty.
  • Basil Rathbone: Edward Murdstone.
    • Marquis de St. Evremonde in A Tale of Two Cities (1935).
    • Jacob Marley in A Christmas Carol (1954).

    David Copperfield (1969) 

Appeared in David Copperfield (1969):

    David Copperfield (1999) 

Appeared in David Copperfield (TV film, 1999):

    David Copperfield (2000) 

Appeared in David Copperfield (TV film, 2000):

Dombey and Son

    Dombey and Son 

Appeared in Dombey and Son (1983):

Great Expectations

    Great Expectations (1946) 

Appeared in Great Expectations (1946):

  • Alec Guinness: Herbert Pocket.
    • Fagin in Oliver Twist (1948).
    • Jacob Marley in Scrooge (1970).
    • William Dorrit in Little Dorrit (1987).
  • John Mills: Pip.
    • Mr. Chuffey in Martin Chuzzlewit.

    Great Expectations (1974) 

Appeared in Great Expectations (1974):

    Great Expectations (1991) 

Appeared in Great Expectations (1991):

    Great Expectations (1998) 

Appeared in Great Expectations (1998):

    Great Expectations (1999) 

Appeared in Great Expectations (1999):

    Great Expectations (2011) 

Appeared in Great Expectations (TV film, 2011):

    Great Expectations (2012) 

Appeared in Great Expectations (2012):

Little Dorrit

    Little Dorrit (1987) 

Appeared in Little Dorrit (1987):

    Little Dorrit (2008) 

Appeared in Little Dorrit (TV series, 2008):

Martin Chuzzlewit

    Martin Chuzzlewit 

Appeared in Martin Chuzzlewit (1994):

  • David Bradley: David Crimple.
    • Rogue Riderhood in Our Mutual Friend (1998).
    • Mr. Nigel Bray in Nicholas Nickleby (2002).
  • Pete Postlethwaite: Tigg Montague/Montague Tigg.

The Mystery of Edwin Drood

    The Mystery of Edwin Drood (1935) 

Appeared in The Mystery of Edwin Drood (1935):

  • Claude Rains: John Jasper.
    • Jacob Marley in Scrooge (1935).

    The Mystery of Edwin Drood (1993) 

Appeared in The Mystery of Edwin Drood (1993):

    The Mystery of Edwin Drood (2012) 

Appeared in The Mystery of Edwin Drood (2012):

Nicholas Nickleby

    The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby 

Appeared in The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (1947):

    Nicholas Nickleby (2001) 

Appeared in Nicholas Nickleby (TV film, 2001):

    Nicholas Nickleby (2002) 

Appeared in Nicholas Nickleby (2002):

The Old Curiosity Shop

    Mister Quilp 

Appeared in Mister Quilp (1975):

  • David Warner: Sampson Brass.
    • Bob Cratchit in A Christmas Carol (1984).

    The Old Curiosity Shop 

Appeared in The Old Curiosity Shop (2007):

Oliver Twist

    Oliver Twist (1922) 

Appeared in Oliver Twist (1922):

    Oliver! 

Appeared in Oliver! (1968):

    Oliver Twist (1982) 

Appeared in Oliver Twist (TV film, 1982):

  • Lysette Anthony: Oliver's mother.
    • Florence Dombey in Dombey and Son.
  • Tim Curry: Bill Sikes.
    • Ebenezer Scrooge in A Christmas Carol (1997).
  • George C. Scott: Fagin.
    • Ebenezer Scrooge in A Christmas Carol (1984).
  • Timothy Spall: 1st Constable.
    • Mr. Venus in Our Mutual Friend (1998).
    • Charles Cheeryble in Nicholas Nickleby (2002).
    • Fagin in Oliver Twist (2007).

    Oliver & Company 

Appeared in Oliver & Company (1988):

    Oliver Twist (1997) 

Appeared in Oliver Twist (TV film, 1997):

    Oliver Twist (1999) 

Appeared in Oliver Twist (1999):

    Twist 

Appeared in Twist (2003):

    Oliver Twist (2005) 

Appeared in Oliver Twist (2005):

    Oliver Twist (2007) 

Appeared in Oliver Twist (2007):

Our Mutual Friend

    Our Mutual Friend (1958) 

Appeared in Our Mutual Friend (TV serial, 1958):

    Our Mutual Friend (1976) 

Appeared in Our Mutual Friend (TV serial, 1976):

    Our Mutual Friend (1998) 

Appeared in Our Mutual Friend (TV serial, 1998):

The Pickwick Papers

    The Pickwick Papers 

Appeared in The Pickwick Papers (1952):

A Tale of Two Cities

    A Tale of Two Cities (1958) 

Appeared in A Tale of Two Cities (1958):

    A Tale of Two Cities (1980) 

Appeared in A Tale of Two Cities (TV film, 1980):

Derivatives and Parodies

    Oliver and the Artful Dodger 

Appeared in Oliver and the Artful Dodger (1972):

    History of the World Part I 

Appeared in History of the World Part I (1981):

    Scrooged 

Appeared in Scrooged (1988):

    Blackadder's Christmas Carol 

Appeared in Blackadder's Christmas Carol (1988):

    A Diva's Christmas Carol 

Appeared in A Diva's Christmas Carol (2000):

    Micawber 

Appeared in Micawber (2001-2002):

    A Carol Christmas 

Appeared in A Carol Christmas (2003):

    Chasing Christmas 

Appeared in Chasing Christmas (2005):

    Ghosts of Girlfriends Past (A Christmas Carol

Appeared in Ghosts of Girlfriends Past (Film, 2009):


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