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A list of actors and actresses from non-stage adaptations of William Shakespeare's plays who have a page on TV Tropes.

For a list of classically trained Shakespearian actors (something not all of the actors in this list are), see here.


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As You Like It

    As You Like It (1936) 

Appeared in As You Like It (1936):

  • John Laurie: Oliver.
    • Jamy in Henry V (1944).
    • Francisco in Hamlet (1948).
    • Lovel in Richard III (1955).

    As You Like It (1978) 

Appeared in As You Like It (1978):

    As You Like It (2006) 

Appeared in As You Like It (2006):

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Coriolanus

    Coriolanus (2011) 

Appeared in Coriolanus (2011):

Cymbeline

    Cymbeline 

Appeared in Cymbeline (1982):

    Cymbeline (Anarchy

Appeared in Cymbeline (UK title: Anarchy, 2014):

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Hamlet

    Hamlet (1948) 

Appeared in Hamlet (1948):

    Hamlet (1969) 

Appeared in Hamlet (1969):

  • Marianne Faithfull: Ophelia.
  • Anthony Hopkins: King Claudius.
    • The title role in Othello (1981).
    • Titus Andronicus in Titus (1999).
    • The title role in King Lear (2018).

    Hamlet (1990) 

Appeared in Hamlet (1990):

    Hamlet (1992) 

Appeared in Hamlet (1992):

    Hamlet (1996) 

Appeared in Hamlet (1996):

    Hamlet (2000) 

Appeared in Hamlet (2000):

Henry IV

    An Age of Kings 

Appeared in An Age of Kings (1960):

    Chimes at Midnight 

Appeared in Chimes at Midnight (1965):

  • John Gielgud: Henry IV.
    • Cassius in Julius Caesar (1953).
    • George, Duke of Clarence in Richard III (1955).
    • Priam in Hamlet (1996).
  • Jeanne Moreau: Doll Tearsheet.

    Would Be Kings 

Appeared in Would Be Kings (2008):

    The Hollow Crown: Henry IV 

Appeared in The Hollow Crown: Henry IV (2012):

Henry V

    Henry V (1944) 

Appeared in Henry V (1944):

    The Hollow Crown: Henry V 

Appeared in The Hollow Crown: Henry V (2012):

Henry VI

    The Hollow Crown: Henry VI 

Appeared in The Hollow Crown: Henry VI (2016):

Julius Caesar

    Julius Caesar (1953) 

Appeared in Julius Caesar (1953):

    Julius Caesar ( 2012 

Appeared in Julius Caesar (2012):

King Lear

    King Lear (1983) 

Appeared in King Lear (1983):

  • John Hurt: Fool.
    • Chorus in The Hollow Crown: Henry V.

    Ran 

Appeared in Ran (1985):

    King Lear (1987) 

Appeared in King Lear (1987):

    King of Texas 

Appeared in King of Texas (2002):

    King Lear (2008) 

Appeared in King Lear (2008):

    King Lear (2018) 

Appeared in King Lear (2018):

Love's Labour's Lost

    Love's Labour's Lost (1985) 

Appeared in Love's Labour's Lost (1985):

    Love's Labour's Lost (2000) 

Appeared in Love's Labour's Lost (2000):

Macbeth

    Macbeth (1948) 

Appeared in Macbeth (1948):

    Throne of Blood 

Appeared in Throne of Blood (1957):

    Macbeth (1971) 

Appeared in Macbeth (1971):

    Macbeth (1979) 

Appeared in Macbeth (1979):

  • Ian McDiarmid: The Porter/Ross.
  • Ian McKellen: Macbeth.
    • The title role in Richard III (1995).
    • The title role in King Lear (2008).

    Shakespea Re-Told: Macbeth 

Appeared in Shakespeare Re Told: Macbeth (2005):

    Macbeth (2010) 

Appeared in Macbeth (2010):

    Macbeth (2015) 

Appeared in Macbeth (2015):

The Merchant of Venice

    The Merchant of Venice (1973) 

Appeared in The Merchant of Venice (1973):

    The Merchant of Venice (1980) 

Appeared in The Merchant of Venice (1980):

    The Merchant of Venice (2004) 

Appeared in The Merchant of Venice (2004):

A Midsummer Night's Dream

    A Midsummer Night's Dream (1935) 

Appeared in A Midsummer Night's Dream (1935):

    A Midsummer Night's Dream (1968) 

Appeared in A Midsummer Night's Dream (1968):

  • Judi Dench: Titania.
    • Lady Macbeth in Macbeth (1979).
    • Hecuba in Hamlet (1996).
    • Cecily, Duchess of York in The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses - Richard III (2016).
  • Ian Holm: Puck, or Robin Goodfellow.
    • Polonius in Hamlet (1990).
  • Helen Mirren: Hermia.
    • Rosalind in As You Like It (1978).
    • Imogen in Cymbeline (1982).
    • Prospera in The Tempest (2010).
  • Ian Richardson: Oberon.
  • Diana Rigg: Helena.
    • Regan in King Lear (1983).
  • David Warner: Lysander.
    • Don Armado in Love's Labour's Lost (1985).

    A Midsummer Night's Dream (1981) 

Appeared in A Midsummer Night's Dream (1981):

    A Midsummer Night's Dream (1985) 

Appeared in A Midsummer Night's Dream (1985):

    A Midsummer Night's Dream (1999) 

Appeared in A Midsummer Night's Dream (1999):

    Shakespea Re-Told: A Midsummer Night's Dream 

Appeared in Shakespeare Re Told: A Midsummer Night's Dream (2005):

    A Midsummer Night's Dream (2016) 

Appeared in A Midsummer Night's Dream (2016):

    A Midsummer Night's Dream (2017) 

Appeared in A Midsummer Night's Dream (2017):

Much Ado About Nothing

    Much Ado About Nothing (1993) 

Appeared in Much Ado About Nothing (1993):

    Shakespeare Re-Told: Much Ado About Nothing 

Appeared in Shakespeare Re Told: Much Ado About Nothing (2005):

    Much Ado About Nothing (2012) 

Appeared in Much Ado About Nothing (2012):

Othello

    Othello (1981) 

Appeared in Othello (1981):

    Othello (1995) 

Appeared in Othello (1995):

    Othello (2001) 

Appeared in Othello (2001):

    O 

Appeared in "O" (2001):

Richard II

    The Hollow Crown: Richard II 

Appeared in The Hollow Crown: Richard II (2012):

Richard III

    Richard III (1955) 

Appeared in Richard III (1955):

    Richard III (1995) 

Appeared in Richard III (1995):

    Richard III (2008) 

Appeared in Richard III (2008):

    The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses - Richard III 

Appeared in The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses - Richard III (2016):

Romeo and Juliet

    Romeo and Juliet (1936) 

Appeared in Romeo and Juliet (1936):

    Romanoff and Juliet 

Appeared in Romanoff and Juliet (1961):

    Romeo and Juliet (1968) 

Appeared in Romeo and Juliet (1968):

    Romeo and Juliet (1978) 

Appeared in Romeo and Juliet (1978):

    William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet 

Appeared in William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet (1996):

    Romeo and Juliet (2000) 

Appeared in Romeo and Juliet (2000):

    Romeo x Juliet 

Appeared in Romeo X Juliet (2007):

    Gnomeo and Juliet 

Appeared in Gnomeo and Juliet (2011):

    Romeo & Juliet (2013) 

Appeared in Romeo & Juliet (2013):

    Epic Rap Battles of History: Romeo & Juliet vs. Bonnie & Clyde  

Appeared in Epic Rap Battles of History: Romeo & Juliet vs. Bonnie & Clyde (2014):

The Taming of the Shrew

    The Taming of the Shrew (1967) 

Appeared in The Taming of the Shrew (1967):

    The Taming of the Shrew (1980) 

Appeared in The Taming of the Shrew (1980):

     10 Things I Hate About You 

Appeared in 10 Things I Hate About You (1999):

    Deliver Us From Eva 

Appeared in Deliver Us From Eva (2003):

    Shakespea Re-Told: The Taming of the Shrew 

Appeared in Shakespeare Re Told: The Taming of the Shrew (2005):

The Tempest

    Tempest (1982) 

Appeared in Tempest:

    The Tempest (2010) 

Appeared in The Tempest (2010):

Titus Andronicus

    Titus 

Appeared in Titus (1999):

Troilus and Cressida

    Troilus and Cressida (1966) 

Appeared in Troilus and Cressida (1966):

    Troilus and Cressida (1981) 

Appeared in Troilus and Cressida (1981):

Twelfth Night

    Twelfth Night (1986) 

Appeared in Twelfth Night (1986):

    Twelfth Night (1992) 

Appeared in Twelfth Night (1992):

    Twelfth Night (1996) 

Appeared in Twelfth Night (1996):

    She's the Man 

Appeared in She's the Man (2006):

The Winter's Tale

    The Winter's Tale (1961) 

Appeared in The Winter's Tale (1961):

  • Robert Shaw: Leontes.
    • Claudius, King of Denmark in Hamlet (1964).


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