Poll: Portraying the author
Which onscreen portrayal of a famous author is your favorite? After voting, you may discuss the poll here.
Poll by: DoctorBuster
Created Feb 25 2016
Peter O'Toole stars as T.E. Lawrence
Peter O'Toole as T.E. Lawrence in Lawerence of Arabia (1962).
Meryl Streep in Out of Africa (1985)
Meryl Streep as Karen Blixen in Out of Africa (1985).
Gary Oldman and Alfred Molina in Prick Up Your Ears (1987)
Gary Oldman as Joe Orton in Prick Up Your Ears (1987).
Daniel Day-Lewis and Brenda Fricker in My Left Foot (1989)
Daniel Day-Lewis as Christy Brown in My Left Foot (1989).
Fred Ward in Henry & June (1990)
Fred Ward as Henry Miller in Henry & June (1990).
Jason Connery in Spymaker: The Secret Life of Ian Fleming (1990)
Jason Connery as Ian Fleming in The Secret Life of Ian Fleming (1990).
Hugh Grant and Judy Davis in Impromptu (1991)
Judy Davis as George Sand in Impromptu (1991).
Anthony Hopkins as Jack Lewis in Shadowlands (1993).
Willem Dafoe in Tom & Viv (1994)
Willem Dafoe as T.S. Eliot in Tom & Viv (1994).
Max Von Sydow as Knut Hamsun in Hamsun (1996).
Joseph Fiennes in Shakespeare in Love (1998)
Joseph Fiennes as Will Shakespeare in Shakespeare in Love (1998).
Jim Broadbent and Judi Dench in Iris (2001)
Judi Dench as Iris Murdoch in Iris (2001).
Nicole Kidman in The Hours (2002)
Nicole Kidman as Virginia Woolf in The Hours (2002).
Johnny Depp and Freddie Highmore in Finding Neverland (2004)
Johnny Depp as Sir James Matthew Barrie in Finding Neverland (2004).
Philip Seymour Hoffman in Capote (2005)
Philip Seymour Hoffman as Truman Capote in Capote (2005).
Toby Jones in Infamous (2006)
Toby Jones as Truman Capote in Infamous (2006).
Anne Hathaway in Becoming Jane (2007)
Anne Hathaway as Jane Austen in Becoming Jane (2007).
Ben Whishaw in Bright Star (2009)
Ben Whishaw as John Keats in Bright Star (2009).
My Dog Tulip (2009)
Christopher Plummer as J.R. Ackerley in My Dog Tulip (2009).
Christopher Plummer in The Last Station (2009)
Christopher Plummer as Leo Tolstoy in The Last Station (2009).
James Franco in Howl (2010)
James Franco as Allen Ginsberg in Howl (2010).
Clive Owen in Hemingway & Gellhorn (2012)
Clive Owen as Ernest Hemingway in Hemingway & Gellhorn (2012).
John Cusack in The Raven (2012)
John Cusack as Edgar Allan Poe in The Raven (2012).
Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson in Saving Mr. Banks (2013)
Emma Thompson as P. L. Travers in Saving Mr. Banks (2013).
Ralph Fiennes in The Invisible Woman (2013)
Ralph Fiennes as Charles Dickens in The Invisible Woman (2013).
Bryan Cranston in Trumbo (2015)
Bryan Cranston as Dalton Trumbo in Trumbo (2015).
The End of the Tour (2015)
Jason Segel as David Foster Wallace in The End of the Tour (2015).
Robert Barrat, William Henry, and Fredric March in The Adventures of Mark Twain (1944)
Fredric March as Mark Twain in The Adventures of Mark Twain (1944).
Heath Ledger in Casanova (2005)
Heath Ledger as Giacomo Casanova in Casanova (2005).
Geoffrey Rush in Quills (2000)
Geoffrey Rush as Marquis de Sade in Quills (2009).
Jennifer Jason Leigh in Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle (1994)
Jennifer Jason Leigh as Dorothy Parker in Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle (1994).
Tom Cruise in Born on the Fourth of July (1989)
Tom Cruise as Ron Kovic in Born on the Fourth of July (1989).
Peter O'Toole in Man of La Mancha (1972)
Peter O'Toole as Miguel de Cervantes in Man of La Mancha (1972).
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