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Useful Notes / Stephen King Media Actors

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A list of actors and actresses from adaptations of Stephen King's body of work who have a page on TV Tropes. See also Stephen King Media Foreign Language Voice Actors for their foreign counterparts.

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    Carrie (1976) 

Appeared in Carrie (1976):

    The Shining (1980) 

Appeared in The Shining (1980):

    The Dead Zone (1983) 

Appeared in The Dead Zone (1983):


Appeared in Creepshow (1983):

  • Tom Atkins: Stan
  • Adrienne Barbeau: Wilma "Billie" Northup.
  • Ned Beatty: Bob Bean (voice).
  • Ted Danson: Harry Wentworth.
  • Richard Gere: Man on TV.
  • Ed Harris: Hank Blaine.
    • Sheriff Alan J. Pangborn in Needful Things.
    • Gen. Bill Starkey in The Stand.
  • Hal Holbrook: Henry Northrup.
  • Stephen King: Jordy Verrill.
    • Withdrawing patron in Maximum Overdrive.
    • Truck driver in Creepshow 2.
    • Priest in Pet Sematary (1989).
    • Bus driver in Golden Years.
    • Cemetery caretaker in Sleepwalkers.
    • Teddy Weizak in The Stand.
    • Tom Holby in The Langoliers.
    • Dr. Bangor in Thinner.
    • Cage Greed in The Shining (1997).
    • News anchor in Storm of the Century.
    • Pizza delivery guy in Rose Red.
    • Johnny B. Goode in Kingdom Hospital.
    • Diner customer in Under the Dome.
    • Diner patron in Mr. Mercedes.
    • Shopkeeper in It: Chapter Two.
  • Leslie Nielsen: Richard Vickers.
  • Tom Savini: Garbageman #2.
  • Fritz Weaver: Dexter Stanley.


Appeared in Christine (1983):


    Children of the Corn (1984) 

Appeared in Children of the Corn


Appeared in Firestarter (1984):

  • Drew Barrymore: Charlie McGee.
    • Our Girl/Amanda/Alicia Morrison in Cat's Eye.
  • Freddie Jones: Dr. Joseph Wanles.
  • David Keith: Andy McGee.
    • Det. John Mulcahey in the 2002 Carrie TV film.
  • Leon Rippy: Hyperspace.
    • Brad in Maximum Overdrive.
    • Ollie Dinsmore in Under the Dome.
    • Harry Dunning in 11.22.63.
  • George C. Scott: John Rainbird.

    Cat's Eye 

Appeared in Cat's Eye (1985):

    Silver Bullet 

Appeared in Silver Bullet (1985):

    Maximum Overdrive 

Appeared in Maximum Overdrive (1986):


    Stand by Me 

Appeared in Stand by Me (1986):

    The Running Man 

Appeared in The Running Man (1987):

    Pet Sematary (1989) 

Appeared in Pet Sematary (1989):

    Graveyard Shift 

Appeared in Graveyard Shift (1990):


Appeared in Misery (1990):

    The Lawnmower Man (1992) 

Appeared in The Lawnmower Man (1992):

  • Pierce Brosnan: Dr. Lawrence Angelo.
    • Mike Noonan in Bag of Bones.
  • Jeff Fahey: Jobe Smith.
    • Howard "Duke" Perkins in Under the Dome.
  • Dean Norris: The Director.
    • James "Big Jim" Rennie in Under the Dome.


Appeared in Sleepwalkers (1992):

    Pet Sematary Two 

Appeared in Pet Sematary Two (1992):

    Children of the Corn II: The Final Sacrifice 

    The Dark Half 

Appeared in The Dark Half (1993):

    Needful Things 

Appeared in Needful Things (1993):

    The Shawshank Redemption 

Appeared in The Shawshank Redemption (1994):

  • Jude Ciccolella: Guard Mert.
  • Jeffrey DeMunn: Prosecutor.
    • Harry Terwilliger in The Green Mile.
    • Robert "Robbie" Beals in Storm of the Century.
    • Dan Miller in The Mist (2007).
  • Morgan Freeman: Ellis Boyd "Red" Redding.
    • Col. Abraham Curtis in Dreamcatcher.
  • Bob Gunton: Samuel Norton.
    • Mr. Pease in Dolores Claiborne.
  • Paul McCrane: Guard Tout.
    • Patrick Walters in Under the Dome.
  • Tim Robbins: Andy Dufresne.
    • Reginald "Pop" Merrill in Castle Rock.
  • Mark Rolston: Bogs Diamond.
  • William Sadler: Heywood.
    • Klaus Detterick in The Green Mile.
    • Jim Grondin in The Mist.

    The Mangler 

Appeared in The Mangler (1995):

    Dolores Claiborne 

Appeared in Dolores Claiborne (1995):

    Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest 

Appeared in Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest (1995):

    Sometimes They Come Back... Again 

Appeared in Sometimes They Come Back... Again (1996):

    Children of the Corn IV: The Gathering 

Appeared in Children of the Corn IV: The Gathering (1996):


Appeared in Thinner (1996):

    Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror 

Appeared in Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror (1998):

    Apt Pupil 

Appeared in Apt Pupil (1998):

    The Rage: Carrie 2 

Appeared in The Rage: Carrie 2 (1999):

    The Green Mile 

Appeared in The Green Mile (1999):

    Hearts in Atlantis 

Appeared in Hearts in Atlantis (2001):

    Children of the Corn: Revelation 

Appeared in Children of the Corn: Revelation (2001):

    The Mangler 2 

Appeared in The Mangler 2 (2002):


Appeared in Dreamcatcher (2003):

    Secret Window 

Appeared in Secret Window (2004):


Appeared in 1408 (2007):

    The Mist (2007) 

Appeared in The Mist (2007):

    Dolan's Cadillac 

Appeared in Dolan's Cadillac (2009):

    Children of the Corn: Genesis 

Appeared in Children of the Corn: Genesis (2011):

    Carrie (2013) 

Appeared in Carrie (2013):


Appeared in Cell (2014):

    The Dark Tower 

Appeared in The Dark Tower (2017):

    It (2017-2019) 

Appeared in It (2017):

Appeared in It: Chapter Two (2019):

    Gerald's Game 

Appeared in Gerald's Game (2017):


Appeared in 1922 (2017):

    Pet Sematary (2019) 

Appeared in Pet Sematary (2019):

    In the Tall Grass 

Appeared in In The Tall Grass (2019):

    Doctor Sleep 

Appeared in Doctor Sleep (2019):

TV Productions

    Salem's Lot (1979) 

Appeared in 'Salem's Lot (1979):

    It (1990) 

Appeared in It (1990):

    Sometimes They Come Back 

Appeared in Sometimes They Come Back (1991):

    The Tommyknockers 

Appeared in The Tommyknockers (1993):

    The Stand 

Appeared in The Stand (1994):

    The Langoliers 

Appeared in The Langoliers (1995):

    The Shining (1997) 

Appeared in The Shining (1997):

    Storm of the Century 

Appeared in Storm of the Century (1995):


Appeared in ''Trucks (1997):

    Rose Red 

Appeared in Rose Red (2002):

    Firestarter: Rekindled 

Appeared in Firestarter: Rekindled (2002):

    Carrie (2002) 

Appeared in Carrie (2002):

    The Dead Zone (2002-2007) 

Appeared in The Dead Zone (2002-2007):

    Kingdom Hospital 

Appeared in Kingdom Hospital (2004):

    Salem's Lot (2004) 

Appeared in 'Salem's Lot (2004):


Appeared in Desperation (2006):

  • Charles Durning: Tom Billingsley.
  • Annabeth Gish: Mary Jackson.
  • Henry Thomas: Peter Jackson.
    • Robert Fornoy in Nightmares and Dreamscapes.
    • Tom in Gerald's Game.
    • The Bartender/Jack Torrance in Doctor Sleep.

    Nightmares and Dreamscapes 

Appeared in Nightmares & Dreamscapes (2006):

    Children of the Corn (2009) 

Appeared in Children of the Corn (2009):


Appeared in Haven (2010-2015):

    Bag of Bones 

Appeared in Bag of Bones (2011):

    Under the Dome 

Appeared in Under the Dome (2013-2015):

    Big Driver 

Appeared in Big Driver (2014):


Appeared in 11.22.63 (2016):

    The Mist (2017) 

Appeared in The Mist (2017):

    Mr. Mercedes 

Appeared in Mr. Mercedes (2017-):

    Castle Rock 

Appeared in Castle Rock (2018-2019):

    Creepshow (2019) 

Appeared in Creepshow (2019-):

    The Outsider 

Appeared in The Outsider (2020):


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