List of actors who played the President of the United States

This is a partial list of actors and actresses who have played the role of a real or fictitious President of the United States in films or television.

Presidents who played themselves

Films

President Film Year
Bill Clinton First Kid 1996
Contact 1997

Television

President TV show Year
Jimmy CarterHome Improvement1994
Gerald FordDynasty1983

Actors who played real presidents

Documentaries

President Actor Documentary Year
George WashingtonCliff RobertsonThe American Revolution1994
Brian DennehyFounding Brothers2002
Martin SheenSearching for George Washington2007
John AdamsPeter DonaldsonBenjamin Franklin2002
Abraham LincolnDavid MorseThe Gettysburg Address2018
Theodore RooseveltPaul GiamattiThe Roosevelts2014
Franklin D. RooseveltEdward HerrmannThe Roosevelts2014

Films

President Actor Film Year
George WashingtonJoseph KilgourThe Battle Cry of Peace1915
The Dawn of Freedom1915
Janice Meredith1924
Arthur DeweyAmerica1924
Francis X. BushmanThe Flag1927
Alan MowbrayAlexander Hamilton1931
The Phantom President1932
Where Do We Go from Here?1945
Robert WarwickGive Me Liberty1936
Montagu LoveSons of Liberty1939
The Remarkable Andrew1942
George HoustonThe Howards of Virginia1940
Douglass DumbrilleMonsieur Beaucaire1946
Richard GainesUnconquered1947
John CrawfordJohn Paul Jones1959
Howard St. JohnLa Fayette1961
Richard BasehartValley Forge1975
Frank WindsorRevolution1985
Michael McGuireA More Perfect Union1989
Jeff DanielsThe Crossing2000
Terry LaymanThe Patriot
Jon VoightAn American Carol2008
Jess HarnellMr. Peabody & Sherman2014
John AdamsRobert AyresJohn Paul Jones1959
William Daniels17761972
Ivan CroslandA More Perfect Union1989
Thomas JeffersonGeorge IrvingHearts Divided1936
Richard CarlsonThe Howards of Virginia1940
Gilbert EmeryThe Remarkable Andrew1942
The Loves of Edgar Allan Poe1942
Ken Howard17761972
James MadisonBurgess MeredithMagnificent Doll1946
Craig WassonA More Perfect Union1989
James MonroeMorgan WallaceAlexander Hamilton1931
John ElliottHearts Divided1936
Charles WaldronThe Monroe Doctrine1939
John Quincy AdamsGrant MitchellThe Monroe Doctrine1939
Anthony HopkinsAmistad1997
Andrew JacksonBrian DonlevyThe Remarkable Andrew1942
Steve DarrellThe Fighting Kentuckian1949
Lionel BarrymoreLone Star1952
Charlton HestonThe President's Lady1953
The Buccaneer1958
Martin Van BurenNigel HawthorneAmistad1997
William Henry HarrisonDouglass DumbrilleTen Gentlemen from West Point1942
James K. PolkEdwin StanleyThe Monroe Doctrine1939
Ian WolfeCalifornia1947
Addison RichardsThe Oregon Trail1959
Zachary TaylorAllan CavanRebellion1936
Robert BarratDistant Drums1951
Millard FillmoreMillard VincentThe Monroe Doctrine1939
Franklin PiercePorter HallThe Great Moment1944
James BuchananJames HandyDeterrence1999
Abraham LincolnJoseph HenaberyThe Birth of a Nation1915
Walter HustonAbraham Lincoln1930
Charles MiddletonThe Phantom President1932
The Road Is Open Again1933
The Man Without a Country1937
Frank McGlynn Sr.The Littlest Rebel1935
The Prisoner of Shark Island1936
Hearts in Bondage1936
The Plainsman1936
Wells Fargo1937
John CarradineOf Human Hearts1938
Henry FondaYoung Mr. Lincoln1939
Raymond MasseyAbe Lincoln in Illinois1940
How the West Was Won1962
Victor KilianVirginia City1940
Leslie KimmellThe Tall Target1951
John AndersonThe Fortune Cookie1966
The Lincoln Conspiracy1977
Robert V. BarronBill & Ted's Excellent Adventure1989
Kris KristoffersonTad1995
Brendan FraserBedazzled2000
Glenn BeckNational Treasure: Book of Secrets2007
Gerald BestromThe Conspirator2010
Benjamin WalkerAbraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter2012
Daniel Day-LewisLincoln
Tom AmandesSaving Lincoln2013
Billy CampbellKilling Lincoln
Jess HarnellMr. Peabody & Sherman2014
Michael KrebsField of Lost Shoes
Gilbert GottfriedA Million Ways to Die in the West
Andrew JohnsonVan HeflinTennessee Johnson1942
Dennis ClarkThe Conspirator2010
Ulysses S. GrantDonald CrispThe Birth of a Nation1915
E. Alyn WarrenAbraham Lincoln1930
Secret Service1931
Operator 131934
Joseph CrehanUnion Pacific1939
They Died with Their Boots On1941
The Adventures of Mark Twain1944
San Antone1953
Harrison GreeneTennessee Johnson1942
John HamiltonSitting Bull1954
Morris AnkrumFrom the Earth to the Moon1958
Stan JonesThe Horse Soldiers1959
Harry MorganHow the West Was Won1962
Jason RobardsThe Legend of the Lone Ranger1981
Kevin KlineWild Wild West1999
Aidan QuinnJonah Hex2010
Jared HarrisLincoln2012
Tom SkerrittField of Lost Shoes2014
Rutherford B. HayesJohn DilsonBuffalo Bill1944
James A. GarfieldFrancis SaylesThe Night Riders1939
Chester A. ArthurEmmett CorriganSilver Dollar1932
Larry GatesCattle King1963
Grover ClevelandStuart HolmesThe Monroe Doctrine1939
The Oklahoma Kid1939
William DavidsonLillian Russell1940
Benjamin HarrisonRoy GordonStars and Stripes Forever1952
William McKinleyFrank ConroyThis Is My Affair1937
Theodore RooseveltE. J. RatcliffeThe Fighting Roosevelts1919
Sundown1924
I Loved a Woman1933
Sidney BlackmerThis Is My Affair1937
The Monroe Doctrine1939
Teddy, the Rough Rider1940
In Old Oklahoma1943
Buffalo Bill1944
My Girl Tisa1948
Wallis ClarkYankee Doodle Dandy1942
Jack London1943
Ed CassidySun Valley Cyclone1946
Take Me Out to the Ball Game1949
The First Traveling Saleslady1956
John AlexanderFancy Pants1950
Brian KeithThe Wind and the Lion1975
Robert BoydRagtime1981
David James AlexanderNewsies1992
Robin WilliamsNight at the Museum2006
Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian2009
Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb2014
Ed MetzgerThe Curious Case of Benjamin Button2008
William Howard TaftWalter MasseyThe Greatest Game Ever Played2005
Woodrow WilsonAlexander KnoxWilson1944
Bob GuntonIron Jawed Angels2004
Judd BankertThe World Wars2014
Warren G. HardingHarry Dean StantonThe Legendary Curse of the Hope Diamond1975
Calvin CoolidgeIan WolfeThe Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell1955
Bruce McGillCristiada2012
Herbert HooverThomas PeacockeThe Angel of Pennsylvania Avenue1996
Franklin D. RooseveltAl RichardsonCash and Carry1937
Jack YoungYankee Doodle Dandy1942
Mission to Moscow1943
This Is the Army1943
Godfrey TearleThe Beginning or the End1947
Dick NelsonBeau James1957
Ralph BellamySunrise at Campobello1960
Stephen RobertsFirst to Fight1967
Edward HerrmannEleanor and Franklin1976
Eleanor and Franklin: The White House Years1977
Annie1982
Dan O'HerlihyMacArthur1977
Lee RichardsonTruman1995
Jon VoightPearl Harbor2001
Kenneth BranaghWarm Springs2005
Bill MurrayHyde Park on Hudson2012
Michael DaltonThe Monuments Men2014
David StrathairnDarkest Hour2017
Harry S. TrumanArt BakerThe Beginning or the End1947
Jack GarganGlory Alley1952
Robert VaughnThe Man from Independence1974
James WhitmoreGive 'em Hell, Harry!1975
Ed FlandersMacArthur1977
Gary SiniseTruman1995
David Patrick KellyFlags of Our Fathers2006
Christian RodskaThe Monuments Men2014
Dwight D. EisenhowerHarry Carey Jr.The Long Gray Line1955
Henry GraceThe Longest Day1962
Robert BeerThe Right Stuff1983
Keene CurtisIQ1994
Tom SelleckIke: Countdown to D-Day2004
Robin WilliamsThe Butler2013
John F. KennedyCliff RobertsonPT 1091963
William PetersenThe Rat Pack1998
Bruce GreenwoodThirteen Days2000
Martin DonovanRFK2002
Chriss AnglinAn American Carol2008
Brett StimelyWatchmen2009
Transformers: Dark of the Moon2011
Kill the Dictator aka El teniente Amado2013
Parkland2013
John Allen NelsonFire Bay2011
James MarsdenThe Butler2013
Rick KellyTrumbo2015
Caspar PhillipsonJackie2016
Jeffrey DonovanLBJ2017
Ansel ElgortMayday 109[1]upcoming
Lyndon B. JohnsonDonald MoffatThe Right Stuff1983
Randy QuaidLBJ: The Early Years1987
Tom HowardJFK1991
Michael GambonPath to War2002
Liev SchreiberThe Butler2013
Tom WilkinsonSelma2014
Bryan CranstonAll the Way 2016
John Carroll LynchJackie
Woody HarrelsonLBJ2017
Richard NixonPhilip Baker HallSecret Honor1984
Lane SmithThe Final Days1989
Anthony HopkinsNixon1995
Bob GuntonElvis Meets Nixon1997
Dan HedayaDick1999
Frank LangellaFrost/Nixon2008
James McManusBlack Dynamite2009
Robert WisdenWatchmen2009
John H. TobinTransformers: Dark of the Moon2011
John CusackThe Butler2013
Mark CamachoX-Men: Days of Future Past2014
Kevin SpaceyElvis & Nixon2016
Gerald FordDick CrockettThe Pink Panther Strikes Again1976
Larry LindsayHot Shots! Part Deux1993
Corbin BernsenThe Commission2003
Neal MatarazzoCrisis 76 (short)2004
Bill CampBackseat2018
Jimmy CarterEd BehelerSextette1978
Hot Shots! Part Deux1993
Ronald ReaganRip TornAirplane II: The Sequel1982
Jay KochBack to the Future Part II1989
Bryan ClarkPizza Man1991
Jay KochHot Shots! Part Deux1993
Panther1995
Fred WardL'affaire Farewell2009
Reginald GreenThe Iron Lady2011
Alan RickmanThe Butler2013
David HenrieReaganupcoming
Michael DouglasReykjavikupcoming
George H. W. BushJohn RoarkeThe Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear1991
Daniel T. HealyHot Shots! Part Deux1993
James CromwellW.2008
Bill ClintonScott HerriotNaked Gun 33⅓: The Final Insult1994
Pat RickThe Silence of the Hams
Dale ReevesBeavis and Butthead Do America1996
Craig BarnettThe Godson1998
Damian Mason2001: A Space Travesty2000
Timothy WattersLife or Something Like It2002
Jess HarnellMr. Peabody & Sherman2014
George W. BushTimothy BottomsThe Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course2002
DC 9/11: Time of Crisis2003
Bruce MendenhallPostal2007
Kamal HaasanDasavathaaram2008
James AdomianHarold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay
Josh BrolinW.
Connor TrinneerAmerican Made2017
Sam RockwellBackseat2018
Barack ObamaChristopher B. DuncanMy Name Is Khan2010
Hasan Al FarouqObama Anak Menteng
Orlando Eric StreetThe Butler2013
Parker SawyersSouthside With You2016
Devon TerrellBarry

Television

President Actor Program Year
George WashingtonLorne GreeneSwing Out, Sweet Land (television film)1970
Will GeerBewitched (episodes 8.21, 8.22)1972
David HooksThe Adams Chronicles1976
Peter GravesThe Rebels1979
Jack AngelSuper Friends, episode Elevator to Nowhere1980
Barry BostwickGeorge Washington (miniseries)1984
George Washington II: The Forging of a Nation (miniseries)1986
Maurice LaMarcheHisteria!1999
Michael SantoLiberty's Kids2002
Kelsey GrammerBenedict Arnold: A Question of Honor2003
David MorseJohn Adams2008
Louis HerthumSleepy Hollow2014
Ian KahnTurn: Washington's Spies2014-2017
Jason O'MaraSons of Liberty2015
Damian O'HareTimeless2016
Randall BatinkoffLegends of Tomorrow2017
John AdamsWilliam ShatnerSwing Out, Sweet Land (television film)1970
George GrizzardThe Adams Chronicles1976
William DanielsThe Rebels1979
Hal HolbrookGeorge Washington1984
Billy CrystalLiberty's Kids 2002-2003
Simon Russell BealeJohn and Abigail Adams on the PBS program The American Experience[2]2006
Paul GiamattiJohn Adams2008
Henry ThomasSons of Liberty2015
Thomas JeffersonHugh O'BrianSwing Out, Sweet Land (television film)1970
Albert StrattonThe Adams Chronicles1976
Jeffrey JonesGeorge Washington II: The Forging of a Nation1986
Sam NeillSally Hemings: An American Scandal2000
Ben StillerLiberty's Kids2002-2003
Stephen DillaneJohn Adams2008
Steven WeberSleepy Hollow2015
James MadisonKen KerchevalThe Adams Chronicles1976
Guy PaulGeorge Washington II: The Forging of a Nation1986
James MonroeHenry ButlerThe Adams Chronicles1976
Robert KellyGeorge Washington II: The Forging of a Nation1986
John Quincy AdamsDavid Birney[3]The Adams Chronicles1976
William Daniels[4]
Mark Winkworth[5]
Steven Grover[6]
Steve Austin[7]
Marcel Trenchard[8]
Steven HinkleJohn Adams2008
Ebon Moss-Bachrach
Andrew JacksonWesley AddyThe Adams Chronicles1976
Dave McArdleAndrew Jackson : Good, Evil & The Presidency[9]2008
Kris KristoffersonTexas Rising2015
William Henry HarrisonDavid ClennonTecumseh1994
James BuchananPeter CarlisleEdward the Seventh1975
Abraham LincolnRoyal DanoOmnibus1952
Austin GreenMedic, Season 2 - "Black Friday"1955
The Twilight Zone, Season 3 - "The Passersby"1961
Robert MarsdenDoctor Who, season 2 - "The Chase"1965
Lee BergereStar Trek (original series episode The Savage Curtain)1969
Hal HolbrookCarl Sandburg's Lincoln1974-76
Stephen D. NewmanThe Adams Chronicles1976
Gregory PeckThe Blue and the Gray1982
Hal HolbrookNorth and South1985
North and South: Book II1986
F. Murray AbrahamDream West
Sam WaterstonLincoln1988
Jason RobardsThe Perfect Tribute1991
Lance HenriksenThe Day Lincoln Was Shot1998
David SelbyTouched by an Angel, Season 5 - "Beautiful Dreamer"
Maurice LaMarcheHisteria! 1999
Peter RenedayThe Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy2001-2008
Will ForteClone High2002-2003
Christopher McCullochThe Venture Bros., Season 2 - Guess Who's Coming to State Dinner?2006
David Livingstone Supernatural, Season 5 - "Fallen Idols"2009
Michael KrebsTimeless, Season 1 - "The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln"2016
John ZacharySleepy Hollow, Season 4 - "Columbia"2017
Andrew JohnsonWalter MatthauProfiles in Courage1965
Ulysses S. GrantRoy EngelThe Wild Wild West (7 episodes)1965-1969
Norman BurtonCarl Sandburg's Lincoln1974
Rip TornThe Blue and the Gray1982
James GammonLincoln1988
Fred ThompsonBury My Heart at Wounded Knee (television film)2007
Victor SlezakHell on Wheels2013-2016
John ChurchillLegends of Tomorrow2016
Rutherford B. Hayes Jim JackmanThe American West2016
Grover ClevelandThomas MitchellThe Right Man1960
Richard HerdThe Adventures of Brisco County, Jr.1994
William McKinleyBrian KeithRough Riders1997
Gary AugustynekHoudini & Doyle2016
Theodore RooseveltWilliam PhippsEleanor and Franklin1976
David HealyEleanor and Franklin: The White House Years1977
James GammonThe Young Indiana Jones Chronicles1992
Tom BerengerRough Riders1997
Brian GeraghtyThe Alienist2017
William Howard TaftRoss DurfeeThe Winds of Kitty Hawk1978
Victor BuonoBackstairs at the White House1979
Woodrow WilsonRobert Vaughn
Josef SommerThe Young Indiana Jones Chronicles1993
Bryan Scott JohnsonTimeless2018
Warren G. HardingGeorge KennedyBackstairs at the White House1979
Malachy ClearyBoardwalk Empire (episode Hold Me in Paradise)2010
Calvin CoolidgeEd FlandersBackstairs at the White House1979
Herbert HooverLarry Gates
Franklin D. RooseveltJohn AndersonBackstairs at the White House1979
Arthur HillChurchill and the Generals
Jason RobardsF.D.R.: The Last Year1980
Ralph BellamyThe Winds of War1983
David Ogden StiersJ. Edgar Hoover1987
Day One1989
John LithgowWorld War II: When Lions Roared1994
Christopher PlummerWinchell1998
Johnathan HigginsThe Man Who Saved Christmas2002
Alan CummingReefer Madness (Showtime television film)2005
Jonah Triebwasser10 Days That Unexpectedly Changed America; Einstein's letter2006
Ross DouglasA Christmas Story 22012
Harry S. TrumanE. G. MarshallCollision Course: Truman vs. MacArthur1976
Harry MorganBackstairs at the White House1979
Billy WestFuturama2001
Richard DysartDay One1989
Dwight D. EisenhowerAndrew DugganBackstairs at the White House1979
Robert DuvallIke (miniseries)
Richard DysartChurchill and the Generals
John F. KennedyVaughn MeaderThe Ed Sullivan Show (CBS)1963
William DevaneThe Missiles of October1974
Joe PiscopoSaturday Night Live (NBC)1980-1984
James FranciscusJacqueline Bouvier Kennedy1981
Martin SheenKennedy1983
Andrew RobinsonThe Twilight Zone, Season 1, "Profile in Silver" 1986
Steven WeberThe Kennedys of Massachusetts (miniseries)1990
Stephen CollinsA Woman Named Jackie (miniseries)1991
Michael J. ShannonRed Dwarf (episode 7.01)1997
Tim MathesonJackie Bouvier Kennedy Onassis2000
Christopher MillerClone High2002-2003
Greg KinnearThe Kennedys (miniseries)2011
Steven CulpPerception2012
Rob LoweKilling Kennedy (National Geographic Channel television film)2013
Michael C. HallThe Crown2017
Lyndon B. JohnsonJerry HardinThe Twilight Zone, Season 1, "Profile in Silver" 1986
Don AllisonThe Kennedys (miniseries)2011
Francis GuinanKilling Kennedy (National Geographic Channel television film)2013
Sean McGrawAstronaut Wives Club2015
Richard NixonRich LittleThe Kopykats (ABC)1972
Rip TornBlind Ambition (CBS miniseries)1979
Dan AykroydSaturday Night Live (NBC)1975-1979
Billy WestFuturama1999–present
Stuart MilliganDoctor Who ("The Impossible Astronaut"/"Day of the Moon")2011
Gerald FordChevy ChaseSaturday Night Live (NBC)1975-1976
Josef SommerThe Betty Ford Story1987
Dan CastellanetaThe Simpsons ("Two Bad Neighbors")1996
Drew SnyderDark Skies1997
Jeffrey VentimiliaThat '70s Show1998
Joe StokesDays That Shook the World, Season 1 Ep. 10 "The Assassination of JFK/The Resignation of Nixon"2003
Jimmy CarterDan AykroydSaturday Night Live (NBC)1975-1979
Joe Piscopo1980-1984
Brad MaynardThe Tick ("Pilot')2001
David HermanKing of the Hill ("The Father, the Son and J.C.")2001
Ronald ReaganJoe PiscopoSaturday Night Live (NBC)1980-1984
Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show (NBC)1981-1989
Phil HartmanSaturday Night Live (NBC)1985-1986
Randy Quaid
Robert BeattyBreakthrough at Reykjavik (Granada Television UK)1987
Bryan ClarkGuts and Glory: The Rise and Fall of Oliver North (television film - CBS)1989
Without Warning - The James Brady Story (television film - HBO)1991
Hank AzariaThe Simpsons1993, 1994, 2012
Bryan ClarkDark Skies, Season 1, "Bloodlines"1997
Richard CrennaThe Day Reagan Was Shot2001
James BrolinThe Reagans2003
Seth MacFarlaneFamily Guy2005, 2009
American Dad!2008, 2012
Dave CoulierChina, IL 2011–present
Bruce Campbell[10]Fargo2015
Michael ShowalterWet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp
Tim MathesonKilling Reagan (docudrama)2016
Jefferson BlackTimeless2018
George H. W. BushDana CarveySaturday Night Live (NBC)1986-1993
Harry ShearerThe Golden Girls1990
Bill FarmerMurphy Brown1991
Harry ShearerThe Simpsons 1991-2014
Michael GreeneThe Day Reagan Was Shot2001
Bill ClintonTrey ParkerSouth Park1998
Phil HartmanSaturday Night Live1992-1994
Michael McKean1994-1995
Pat RickMurphy Brown1995
Darrell HammondSaturday Night Live1995-2009
Frank WelkerPinky and the Brain1995-1998
Frank WelkerAnimaniacs1993-1998
David HermanMADtv1995-1996
Bryan CallenMADtv1996-1997
Pat RickLeaving L.A.1997
Seth MacFarlaneFamily Guy1999-2002, 2005–present
Gabriel IglesiasAll That2000
Frank CaliendoFrank TV2007-2008
Dennis QuaidThe Special Relationship2010
Michael KrassBeatrix, Oranje onder vuur2012
Chriss AnglinNaked Run2011
George W. BushTrey ParkerSouth Park1997-2006
Christian DuguayMADtv2000-2001
Will FerrellSaturday Night Live2000-2002, 2009
Timothy BottomsThat's My Bush! (Comedy Central)2001
Will SassoMADtv2001-2002
Chris ParnellSaturday Night Live2002-2003
Frank CaliendoMADtv2002-2006
Steve BridgesNCIS2003
Darrell HammondSaturday Night Live
Will Forte2004-2006
Brent MendenhallRecount2008
James AdomianThe Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2005-2009
Jason SudeikisSaturday Night Live2006-2008, 2010
Frank CaliendoFrank TV2007-2008
Dennis QuaidKatrina: American Crime Story2018
Barack ObamaRon ButlerJimmy Kimmel Live!2007
Larry WilmoreThe Daily Show with Jon Stewart2008
Trey ParkerSouth Park
Deon DavisWWE Raw
Freddy LockhartFrank TV
Keegan-Michael KeyMADtv2008-2009
Christopher B. DuncanThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno2008-2009
Fred ArmisenSaturday Night Live2008-2012
uncredited actorDoctor Who ("The End of Time")2009
Kevin ScarloJimmy Kimmel Live!
Kevin Michael RichardsonBatman: The Brave and the Bold (episode 48, Cry Freedom Fighters)2010
Jordan PeeleKey and Peele2012
Jay PharoahSaturday Night Live
Dion FlynnLate Night with Jimmy Fallon2012-2014
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2014
Lovell Adams-GrayLegends of Tomorrow2018
Donald TrumpAlec BaldwinSaturday Night Live2017
Anthony AtamanuikThe President Show

Video games

President Actor Game Year
George WashingtonDaniel RiordanAge of Empires III2005
Marcel JeaninCivilization V
Daniel RiordanAge of Empires III: The WarChiefs2007
Robin Atkin DownesAssassin's Creed III2012
Tod FennellAssassin's Creed Rogue2014
Abraham LincolnWil WheatonCode Name: S.T.E.A.M.2015
John F. KennedyChriss AnglinCall of Duty: Black Ops2010
Jim Meskimen
Lyndon B. JohnsonRichard McGonagleMetal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater2004
Richard NixonDave MallowCall of Duty: Black Ops2010

Theatre

President Actor Title Year
George WashingtonChristopher JacksonHamilton2015
Thomas JeffersonDaveed DiggsHamilton2015
James MadisonOkieriete OnaodowanHamilton2015
Lyndon B. JohnsonBryan CranstonAll the Way2014

Online

Only speaking/performing roles in non-televised productions with over 5 million views are included.

President Actor Series Video Year
George WashingtonPeter ShukoffEpic Rap Battles of HistoryGeorge Washington vs William Wallace2014
Thomas JeffersonR. Keith HarrisSoomo PublishingToo Late to Apologize: A Declaration 2010
Peter ShukoffEpic Rap Battles of HistoryFrederick Douglass vs Thomas Jefferson2016
Abraham LincolnAbe Lincoln vs Chuck Norris2010
Barack Obama vs. Mitt Romney 2012
Donald Trump vs Hillary Clinton2016
Theodore RooseveltLloyd AhlquistTheodore Roosevelt vs Winston Churchill
Barack ObamaIman CrossonAlphacat spoofsT.I. - Whatever You Like Spoof!2008
Beyoncé - Single Ladies Spoof2009
T.I. Dead and Gone Spoof
Blame It - Jamie Foxx - Barack Obama Spoof
James DavisBaracka Flacka FlamesHead of the State2010
Iman CrossonAlphacat spoofsPresident Obama on Death of Osama bin Laden (spoof)2011
Danny WatsonBart Baker parodies"Call Me Maybe" Parody ft. Obama2012
Iman CrossonWhat's TrendingObama Style (Psy Gangnam Style Parody)
Reggie BrownReggie Brown impersonationsObama Gangnam Style!
Iman CrossonEpic Rap Battles of HistoryBarack Obama vs. Mitt Romney
Alphacat spoofsHarlem Shake (Barack Obama Edition)2013
Bart Baker parodiesJustin Bieber - "Confident" Parody2014
Reggie BrownReggie Brown impersonationsPresident Obama Accepts The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
Iman CrossonAlphacat spoofs"Back to Back" (Drake spoof)2015
Donald TrumpJohnny DeppFunny or DieDonald Trump's The Art of the Deal: The Movie2016

Actors who played fictional presidents

Films

Actor President Film Year
E G MarshallThe PresidentSuperman II1982
Forrest J AckermanThe PresidentAmazon Women on the Moon1987
Eddie AlbertThe PresidentDreamscape1984
Alan AldaThe PresidentCanadian Bacon1995
Stanley AndersonThe PresidentArmageddon1998
The PresidentThe Rock1996
Tomas AranaPresident Harry CarreyThe President's Staff2013
William AthertonPresident John FieldsExecutive Power1997
Dan AykroydPresident William HaneyMy Fellow Americans1996
Robert BeattyThe PresidentSuperman IV: The Quest for Peace1987
John BeckPresident FallbrookThe Alternate2000
Michael BelsonThe PresidentWag the Dog1997
Hunt BlockPresident Howard LewisSalt2010
Bruce BoxleitnerPresident Martin HowardContagion2002
Jeff BridgesPresident Jackson EvansThe Contender2000
Lloyd BridgesPresident Thomas "Tug" BensonHot Shots! Part Deux1993
Arthur ByronPresident Stanley CraigThe President Vanishes1934
James CaanThe PresidentGet Smart2008
George ClooneyPresident DevlinSpy Kids 3-D: Game Over2003
George M. CohanPresident Peeter J. 'Doc' VarneyThe Phantom President1932
Stephen ColbertPresident HathawayMonsters vs. Aliens2009
Ronny CoxPresident Tom KimballCaptain America1990
The PresidentMartians Go Home1989
President Jack NeilMurder at 16001997
President SimmonsNadia's Promise2014
Peter CoyotePresident Adair T. ManningBehind Enemy Lines II: Axis of Evil2006
President SterlingDr. Dolittle: Tail to the Chief2008
Terry CrewsPresident Dwayne Elizondo Mountain Dew Herbert CamachoIdiocracy2006
James CromwellPresident Robert FowlerThe Sum of All Fears2002
Roger CrossThe PresidentPolar Storm2009
Mark CubanPresident Marcus RobbinsSharknado 3: Oh Hell No!2015
Robert CulpThe PresidentThe Pelican Brief1993
Jim CurleyThe PresidentIn the Line of Fire1993
William DevaneThe PresidentThe Dark Knight Rises2012
Michael DouglasPresident Andrew ShepherdThe American President1995
Sam DouglasThe President ("John")Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London2004
Richard DreyfussThe PresidentFail Safe2000
Charles DurningPresident David T. StevensTwilight's Last Gleaming1977
Aaron EckhartPresident Benjamin AsherOlympus Has Fallen2013
London Has Fallen2016
R. Lee ErmeyPresident Richard BensonMegiddo: The Omega Code 22001
Joe EstevezPresident James MarshallCorruption.Gov2010
Tom EverettThe PresidentThe Island2005
William FichtnerPresident Joshua T. AdamsIndependence Day: Resurgence2016
Henry FondaThe PresidentFail-Safe1964
The PresidentMeteor1979
Glenn FordPresident RichardsonVirus1980
Harrison FordPresident James MarshallAir Force One1997
Jamie FoxxPresident James W. SawyerWhite House Down2013
Morgan FreemanPresident Tom BeckDeep Impact1998
Acting President Allan TrumbullOlympus Has Fallen2013
President Allan TrumbullAngel Has Fallen2019
Andy GarcíaPresident Andrew PalmaGeostorm2017
James GarnerPresident Matt DouglasMy Fellow Americans1996
Danny GloverPresident Thomas Wilson20122009
Roy GordonThe PresidentWar of the Satellites1958
Louis Gossett, Jr.President Gerald FitzhughLeft Behind: World at War2005
President Ryan GordonSolar Attack2005
Kelsey GrammerPresident Andrew "Andy" BooneSwing Vote2008
Bruce GreenwoodThe PresidentNational Treasure: Book of Secrets2007
President of the United StatesKingsman: The Golden Circle2017
Gene HackmanPresident Alan RichmondAbsolute Power1997
Former President Monroe E. ColeWelcome to Mooseport2004
Mark HarmonPresident James FosterChasing Liberty2004
Gregory HarrisonPresident Jonathan HayesFirst Daughter1999
First Target2000
First Shot2002
Charles HowertonPresident Calvin ClementAssassination1987
Phil HartmanPresident DillardThe Second Civil War1997
John HeardPresident Ted MatthewsMy Fellow Americans1996
Edward HerrmannPresident Arthur FellwickAtomic Train1999
Jimmy HaywardThe PresidentFree Birds2013
Hal HolbrookPresident Adam ScottThe Kidnapping of the President1980
Peter HudsonPresident Jeff WarnockLockout2012
William HurtPresident Harry AshtonVantage Point2008
Walter HustonPresident Judd HammondGabriel Over the White House1933
President of the United StatesThe Tunnel1935
Samuel L. JacksonPresident William Allan MooreBig Game2014
Kevin JamesPresident William CooperPixels2015
Richard JenkinsPresident Eli Raphelson (Assumed and Sworn)White House Down2013
James Earl JonesPresident Douglass DilmanThe Man1972
Christopher JonesPresident Max FrostWild in the Streets1968
James KarenPresident MitchellFreedom Strike1998
Michael KeatonPresident MackenzieFirst Daughter2004
Perry KingPresident Richard BlakeThe Day After Tomorrow2004
Ben KingsleyPresident Gary NanceDave1993
Kevin KlinePresident William Harrison MitchellDave1993
Alexander KnoxPresident HughesCrack in the Mirror1960
Ronald LaceyPresident WidmarkThe Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension1984
Martin LandauPresident Arthur MoroseBy Dawn's Early Light1990
Jack LemmonPresident Russell P. KramerMy Fellow Americans1996
Tom Lister, Jr.President LindbergThe Fifth Element1997
George Lopez President El. Bama Meet the Blacks 2016
Robert LoggiaPresident William M. GreyIndependence Day: Resurgence2016
Charles MacaulayThe PresidentSplash1984
Fredric MarchPresident Jordan LymanSeven Days in May1964
E. G. MarshallThe PresidentSuperman II1980
Christopher McDonaldThe PresidentSpy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams2002
Donald MoffatPresident Edward BennettClear and Present Danger1994
Zero MostelThe PresidentFore Play1975
Michael MurphyPresident Alvin Hammond (Assumed and Sworn)White House Down2013
James NaughtonPresident DavenportFirst Kid1996
Bob NewhartPresident Manfred LinkFirst Family1980
David NicholsPresident KelloggMan of the Year2006
Jack NicholsonPresident James DaleMars Attacks!1996
Leslie NielsenPresident Baxter HarrisScary Movie 32003
Scary Movie 42005
Michael PateThe PresidentThe Return of Captain Invincible1984
Gregory PeckThe PresidentAmazing Grace and Chuck1987
Gordon PinsentThe PresidentColossus: The Forbin Project1970
Donald PleasencePresident WhiteEscape from New York1981
Kevin PollakPresident Walter EmersonDeterrence1999
William PrinceThe PresidentThe Soldier1982
Jonathan PryceThe PresidentG.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra 2009
G.I. Joe: Retaliation 2012
Bill PullmanPresident Thomas J. WhitmoreIndependence Day1996
Independence Day: Resurgence2016
Dennis QuaidPresident Joseph StatonAmerican Dreamz2006
Randy QuaidPresident A. Thorton Osgood IIMail to the Chief2000
David RaschePresident WhitmanDAG2000-2001
President John BallentineThe Sentinel2006
James RebhornPresident SignoffThe Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle2000
John RitterPresident Chet RooseveltAmericathon1979
Tim RobbinsThe PresidentAustin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me1999
Eric RobertsPresident Robert WoodruffFirst Dog2010
Cliff RobertsonPresident Jack CahillEscape from L.A.1996
Chris RockPresident Mays GilliamHead of State2003
William SadlerPresident Matthew EllisIron Man 32013
John SavagePresident DestenoBermuda Tentacles2014
Roy ScheiderThe PresidentChain of Command2000
President CarlsonExecutive Target1997
President Robert BakerThe Peacekeeper1997
Peter SellersPresident Merkin MuffleyDr. Strangelove1964
Harry ShearerPresident Arnold SchwarzeneggerThe Simpsons Movie2007
Charlie SheenPresident RathcockMachete Kills2013
Chris ShieldsThe PresidentSuddenly2013
John Wesley ShippThe PresidentGolden Shoes2013
Cotter SmithPresident McKennaX2: X-Men United2003
Josef SommerThe PresidentX-Men: The Last Stand2006
Rod SteigerThe PresidentCaptain Nuke and the Bomber Boys1995
Lewis StoneThe PresidentJoe and Ethel Turp Call on the President1939
Peter StraussPresident James SanfordxXx: State of the Union2004
Billy Bob ThorntonThe PresidentLove Actually2003
Franchot ToneThe PresidentAdvise & Consent1962
Lee TracyPresident Art HockstaderThe Best Man1964
John TravoltaPresident Jack StantonPrimary Colors1998
Ivan VolkmanThe PresidentHow to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying1967
Jack WardenPresident RobertsBeing There1979
Sam WaterstonPresident William FosterThe Enemy Within1994
President Edward ManchesterShadow Conspiracy1997
Kenneth WelshPresident Raymond BeckerThe Day After Tomorrow2004
James WhitmorePresident Sam BakerFavorite Son1988
Richard WidmarkPresident Paul RoudebushVanished1971
Hugh WilsonThe President (voice)Guarding Tess1994
Luke WilsonPresident Joe Bauers (aka "Not Sure")Idiocracy2006
Patrick WilsonThe President (voice)Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice2016

Television

Actor President Program Year
Richard BekinsPresident Robert RichmondDesignated Survivor2016
Reed BirneyActing President Donald BlytheHouse of Cards2016
Lloyd BochnerPresident Mark HaydenLoyal Opposition: Terror in the White House1998
Powers BoothePresident Noah Daniels24: Redemption (Fox)2007–2008
John BourgeoisPresident Joseph GalbrainXIII2008
Beau Bridges President Paul Hollister10.52004
President Hank LandryStargate SG-12007
Keith CarradinePresident Conrad DaltonMadam Secretary2014–present
Gary ColePresident Mike BradyThe Brady Bunch in the White House (television film)2003
Dabney ColemanPresident George RichmondMy Date with the President's Daughter1998
John CothranPresident Howard OliverThe Last Ship2016-Present
Ronny CoxPresident Robert KinseyStargate SG-12001
Peter CoyotePresident Dave SegoviaFlashForward (ABC)2009
James CromwellFormer President D. Wire NewmanThe West Wing (NBC)2004
Steven CulpPresident Edward TaylorImpact2009
John D'AquinoPresident Richard MartinezCory in the House (Disney Channel)2007–2008
Alan DalePresident MorseHomeland2017
Brian DennehyU.S. PresidentVoyage of Terror (Television movie)1998
William DevanePresident Henry HayesStargate SG-12003–2007
President James Heller24: Live Another Day2014
Michael DornThe PresidentHeroes (NBC)2008–2010
Christopher B. DuncanPresident William JohnsonThe First Family2012–2015
Robert FoxworthPresident Charles HalseyThe Outer Limits/Episode "Trial By Fire"1996
Paul FreesPresident James Norcross / Super PresidentSuper President1967
Michael GastonPresident PickettJack Ryan2018
Michel GillFormer President Garrett Allen WalkerHouse of Cards2013–2014, 2016–2017
Tony GoldwynPresident Fitzgerald Thomas Grant IIIScandal (ABC)2012–2017
John GoodmanActing President Glen Allen WalkenThe West Wing (NBC)2003
Harry HamlinPresident KempersQuarantine2000
Dennis HaysbertPresident David Palmer24 (Fox)2002–2004
Alex HirschPresident Sir Lord Quentin Trembley III, Esq.Gravity Falls2012
Hal HolbrookPresident Maxwell MonroeUnder Siege1986
Ernie HudsonPresident WestwoodStealth Fighter1999
Gregory ItzinPresident Charles Logan24 (Fox)2005–2006
Peter JasonPresident DemskyAlien Apocalypse (television film)2005
Cherry JonesPresident Allison Taylor24,(Fox)2008–2010
Ken KerchevalPresident Cliff BarnesDallas, final episode Conundrum (aired May 3, 1991)1991
Logan LermanPresident Robert McCallisterJack & Bobby2004–2005
Will LymanPresident Theodore Roosevelt (Teddy) BridgesCommander in Chief (ABC)2005
William H. MacyThe PresidentThe Unit (CBS)2007
Barry MorsePresident Johnny CyclopsWhoops Apocalypse (ITV)1982
Esai MoralesPresident Julian NavarroThe Brink2015
Mark MosesPresident Jeffrey "Jeff" MichenerThe Last Ship2015–2016
James NaughtonPresident Paul KincaidHostages2013
Nick NoltePresident Richard GravesGraves2016–2017
Trey ParkerPresident Herbert GarrisonSouth Park2016–Present
Adrian PasdarPresident Paul GarcettiPolitical Animals2012
Rob PaulsenPresident Ulysses D.F.M. PinkyPinky and the Brain1996
Geoff PiersonPresident John Keeler24 (Fox)2005
President Wayne BanningSabrina, the Teenage Witch2001
Former President Cornelius MossDesignated Survivor2017
Robert PineFormer President StevensonVeep2017
Richard PryorThe 40th President of the United StatesThe Richard Pryor Show1977
Bill PullmanPresident Dale Gilchrist1600 Penn (NBC)2013
Ford RaineyU.S. PresidentVoyage to the Bottom of the Sea1964-1965
Ford RaineyThe PresidentLost in Space1965
Jason RobardsPresident Richard MoncktonWashington: Behind Closed Doors (mini-series)1977
Mark RobertsThe PresidentHighway to Heaven, final episode Merry Christmas from Grandpa (aired August 4, 1989)1989
Sasha RoizPresident Monroe BennettSalvation2017
William SadlerPresident Matthew EllisAgents of S.H.I.E.L.D.2015–2016
Ricky SchroderThe PresidentSilver Spoons1983
George C. ScottPresident Samuel A. TreschMr. President (FOX)1987-1988
John SheaPresident Thomas EckhartAgent X2015
Martin SheenPresident Josiah BartletThe West Wing (NBC)1999–2006
Jimmy SmitsPresident Matthew SantosThe West Wing (NBC)2006
Kevin SpaceyFormer President Francis Joseph "Frank" UnderwoodHouse of Cards (Netflix)2014–2017
Colin StintonPresident Arthur Colman WintersDoctor Who (Episode: The Sound of Drums) 2007
Kiefer SutherlandPresident Thomas A. KirkmanDesignated Survivor2016–2018
Blair UnderwoodPresident Elias MartinezThe Event (NBC)2010
Robert UrichPresident Adam MayfieldThe President's Man : A Line In The Sand (television film)2002
Ralph WaitePresident MathewsThe President's Man (television film)2000
Jerry WassermanThe PresidentThe Flash2016–Present
Fred WillardPresident Federick R. GarnerLois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (ABC)1996-1997
Steven WilliamsU.S. PresidentseaQuest DSV (NBC)1994
D.B. WoodsidePresident Wayne Palmer24 (FOX)2007
"Weird Al" YankovicPresident StuntcastinThe Aquabats! Super Show! (The Hub)2012

Video games

Actor President Game Year
Arthur HoldenPresident David BowersTom Clancy's Splinter Cell2002
Michael DonovanPresident Adam BenfordResident Evil 62012
Ray WisePresident Michael DuganCommand & Conquer: Red Alert 22000
J.K. SimmonsPresident Howard T. AckermanCommand & Conquer: Red Alert 32008
Daniel KeemThe PresidentHunt Down the Freeman2018

Actresses who played fictional presidents

Films

Actress President Film Year
Christina ApplegatePresident Diane SteenMafia!1998
Ernestine BarrierMadame PresidentProject Moonbase1953
Polly BergenPresident Leslie McCloudKisses for My President1964
Sally ChamplinThe PresidentThe Woman Every Man Wants2001
Caroline GoodallPresident DoverHunter Killer2018
Penny Johnson JeraldPresident Amanda WallerJustice League: Gods and Monsters2015
Stephanie PaulThe PresidentIron Sky2012
Joan RiversPresident RiversLes Patterson Saves the World1987
Loretta SwitPresident Barbara AdamsWhoops Apocalypse1986
Sela WardPresident Elizabeth LanfordIndependence Day: Resurgence2016

Television

Actress President Program Year
Melissa AltroPresident Mary Alice Crosswire ((Muffy))Arthur2000
Teresa BarnwellPresident Hillary ClintonSliders ("The Weaker Sex")1995
Kate BurtonActing President Sally M. LangstonScandal2013
Lynda CarterPresident Olivia MarsdinSupergirl2016-
Patty DukePresident Julia MansfieldHail to the Chief1985
Geena DavisPresident Mackenzie AllenCommander in Chief2005-2006
Tovah FeldshuhPresident Pauline MackenzieSalvation2017
Peggy FrankstonPresident Hillary ClintonL'État de Grace2006
Cherry JonesPresident Allison Taylor242008-2010
Mimi KuzykPresident Sally SheridanXIII2008
Téa LeoniActing President Elizabeth A. McCordMadam Secretary2015
Charmin LeeMadame PresidentSleepy Hollow2017
Elizabeth MarvelPresident Elizabeth KeaneHomeland2017–present
Andrea SavagePresident Laura P. MontezVeep2016–present
Julia Louis-DreyfusFormer President Selina MeyerVeep2014–present
Sharon StoneActing President Natalie MaccabeeAgent X2015
Patricia WettigPresident Caroline ReynoldsPrison Break2006
Alfre WoodardPresident Constance PaytonState of Affairs2014-2015
Robin WrightPresident Claire UnderwoodHouse of Cards (Netflix)2017–Present
Bellamy YoungPresident Mellie M. GrantScandal2017–present

Video games

Actor President Game Year
Lynne AdamsPresident Patricia CaldwellTom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Conviction2010
Mimi KuzykPresident Patricia CaldwellTom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Blacklist2013
Cira LarkinPresident Marion BosworthCall of Duty: Black Ops II2012
Lee MeriwetherPresident Elizabeth WintersVanquish2010

Awards

Real Presidents

Academy Awards

Year Category President Nominee Film Result
1941 Best Actor Abraham Lincoln Raymond Massey Abe Lincoln in Illinois Nominated
1945 Best Actor Woodrow Wilson Alexander Knox Wilson Nominated
1976 Best Actor Harry S. Truman James Whitmore Give 'em Hell, Harry! Nominated
1996 Best Actor Richard Nixon Anthony Hopkins Nixon Nominated
1998 Best Supporting Actor John Quincy Adams Amistad Nominated
2009 Best Actor Richard Nixon Frank Langella Frost/Nixon Nominated
2013 Best Actor Abraham Lincoln Daniel Day-Lewis Lincoln Won

Critics' Choice Movie Awards

Year Category President Nominee Film Result
1998 Best Supporting Actor John Quincy Adams Anthony Hopkins Amistad Won
2009 Best Actor Richard Nixon Frank Langella Frost/Nixon Nominated
2013 Best Actor Abraham Lincoln Daniel Day-Lewis Lincoln Won
Best Acting Ensemble Nominated
2014 Best Acting Ensemble Dwight D. Eisenhower Robin Williams The Butler Nominated
John F. Kennedy James Marsden
Lyndon B. Johnson Liev Schreiber
Richard Nixon John Cusack
Ronald Reagan Alan Rickman
2015 Best Acting Ensemble Lyndon B. Johnson Tom Wilkinson Selma Nominated

Critics' Choice Television Awards

Year Category President Nominee Film or Television Series or Miniseries Result
2016 Best Actor in a Movie/Miniseries Lyndon B. Johnson Bryan Cranston All the Way Nominated
Ronald Reagan Tim Matheson Killing Reagan Nominated

Golden Globe Awards

Year Category President Nominee Film or Television Series or Miniseries Result
1945 Best Actor in a Leading Role Woodrow Wilson Alexander Knox Wilson Won
1976 Best Actor - Drama Harry S. Truman James Whitmore Give 'em Hell, Harry! Nominated
1984 Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film John F. Kennedy Martin Sheen Kennedy Nominated
1988 Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film Lyndon B. Johnson Randy Quaid LBJ: The Early Years Won
1996 Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama Richard Nixon Anthony Hopkins Nixon Nominated
Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film Harry S. Truman Gary Sinise Truman Won
1998 Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture John Quincy Adams Anthony Hopkins Amistad Nominated
2006 Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film Franklin D. Roosevelt Kenneth Branagh Warm Springs Nominated
2009 Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama Richard Nixon Frank Langella Frost/Nixon Nominated
Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film John Adams Paul Giamatti John Adams Won
2011 Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film Bill Clinton Dennis Quaid The Special Relationship Nominated
2013 Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama Abraham Lincoln Daniel Day-Lewis Lincoln Won
Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy Franklin D. Roosevelt Bill Murray Hyde Park on Hudson Nominated
2017 Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film Lyndon B. Johnson Bryan Cranston All the Way Nominated

MTV Movie Awards

Year Category President Nominee Film Result
2013 Best Performance Abraham Lincoln Daniel Day-Lewis Lincoln Nominated

Primetime Emmy Awards

Year Category President Nominee Film or Television Series or Miniseries Result
1975 Outstanding Lead Actor in a Special Program - Drama or Comedy John F. Kennedy William Devane The Missiles of October Nominated
1976 Outstanding Lead Actor in a Special Program - Drama or Comedy Franklin D. Roosevelt Edward Herrmann Eleanor and Franklin Nominated
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series Abraham Lincoln Hal Holbrook Lincoln Won
John Adams George Grizzard The Adams Chronicles Nominated
1977 Outstanding Lead Actor in a Special Program - Drama or Comedy Harry S. Truman Ed Flanders Harry S. Truman: Plain Speaking Won
Franklin D. Roosevelt Edward Herrmann Eleanor and Franklin: The White House Years Nominated
1979 Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or a Special Woodrow Wilson Robert Vaughn Backstairs at the White House Nominated
Calvin Coolidge Ed Flanders Nominated
1980 Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Special Franklin D. Roosevelt Jason Robards F.D.R.: The Last Year Nominated
1987 Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Special Lyndon B. Johnson Randy Quaid LBJ: The Early Years Nominated
1996 Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Special Harry S. Truman Gary Sinise Truman Nominated
Richard Nixon Beau Bridges Kissinger and Nixon Nominated
2002 Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie Lyndon B. Johnson Michael Gambon Path to War Nominated
2004 Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie Ronald Reagan James Brolin The Reagans Nominated
2005 Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie Franklin D. Roosevelt Kenneth Branagh Warm Springs Nominated
2008 Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie John Adams Paul Giamatti John Adams Won
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie George Washington David Morse Nominated
Thomas Jefferson Stephen Dillane Nominated
2009 Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie Franklin D. Roosevelt Len Cariou Into the Storm Nominated
2010 Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie Bill Clinton Dennis Quaid The Special Relationship Nominated
2011 Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie John F. Kennedy Greg Kinnear The Kennedys Nominated
2016 Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Movie Lyndon B. Johnson Bryan Cranston All the Way Nominated
2017 Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series Donald Trump Alec Baldwin Saturday Night Live Won
2018 Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series Donald Trump Alec Baldwin Saturday Night Live Pending

Satellite Awards

Year Category President Nominee Film or Television Series or Miniseries Result
1999 Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film Abraham Lincoln Lance Henriksen The Day Lincoln Was Shot Nominated
2000 Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy Richard Nixon Dan Hedaya Dick Nominated
2001 Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture Drama John F. Kennedy Bruce Greenwood Thirteen Days Won
2006 Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film Franklin D. Roosevelt Kenneth Branagh Warm Springs Nominated
2008 Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama Richard Nixon Frank Langella Frost/Nixon Nominated
Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy George W. Bush Josh Brolin W. Nominated
Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film John Adams Paul Giamatti John Adams Won
2010 Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film Bill Clinton Dennis Quaid The Special Relationship Nominated
2012 Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama Abraham Lincoln Daniel Day-Lewis Lincoln Nominated
2017 Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film Lyndon B. Johnson Bryan Cranston All the Way Won

Screen Actors Guild Awards

Year Category President Nominee Film or Television Series or Miniseries Result
1996 Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role Richard Nixon Anthony Hopkins Nixon Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie Harry S. Truman Gary Sinise Truman Won
1998 Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role John Quincy Adams Anthony Hopkins Amistad Nominated
2006 Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie Franklin D. Roosevelt Kenneth Branagh Warm Springs Nominated
2009 Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role Richard Nixon Frank Langella Frost/Nixon Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie John Adams Paul Giamatti John Adams Won
2011 Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie Bill Clinton Dennis Quaid The Special Relationship Nominated
2012 Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie John F. Kennedy Greg Kinnear The Kennedys Nominated
2013 Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role Abraham Lincoln Daniel Day-Lewis Lincoln Won
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture Nominated
2014
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture Dwight D. Eisenhower Robin Williams The Butler Nominated
John F. Kennedy James Marsden
Lyndon B. Johnson Liev Schreiber
Richard Nixon John Cusack
Ronald Reagan Alan Rickman
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie John F. Kennedy Rob Lowe Killing Kennedy Nominated
2017 Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie Lyndon B. Johnson Bryan Cranston All the Way Won

TCA Awards

Year Category President Nominee Television Series or Miniseries Result
2008 Individual Achievement in Drama John Adams Paul Giamatti John Adams Won
2016 Individual Achievement in Drama Lyndon B. Johnson Bryan Cranston All the Way Nominated

Fictional Presidents

Academy Awards

Year Category President Nominee Film Result
1964 Best Actor Merkin Muffley Peter Sellers Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb Nominated
2001 Best Supporting Actor Jackson Evans Jeff Bridges The Contender Nominated

Critics' Choice Television Awards

Year Category President Nominee Film or Television Series or Miniseries Result
2012 Best Actress in a Comedy Series Selina Meyer Julia Louis-Dreyfus Veep Nominated
2013 Best Actor in a Drama Series Frank Underwood Kevin Spacey House of Cards Nominated
Best Actress in a Comedy Series Selina Meyer Julia Louis-Dreyfus Veep Won
2014 Best Actress in a Drama Series Claire Underwood Robin Wright House of Cards Nominated
Best Actress in a Comedy Series Selina Meyer Julia Louis-Dreyfus Veep Won
Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Mellie Grant Bellamy Young Scandal Won
2015 Best Actress in a Comedy Series Selina Meyer Julia Louis-Dreyfus Veep Nominated
2016 Best Actor in a Drama Series Frank Underwood Kevin Spacey House of Cards Nominated
Best Actress in a Drama Series Claire Underwood Robin Wright Nominated
Best Actress in a Comedy Series Selina Meyer Julia Louis-Dreyfus Veep Nominated
2018 Best Actress in a Drama Series Claire Underwood Robin Wright House of Cards Nominated

Golden Globe Awards

Year Category President Nominee Film or Television Series or Miniseries Result
1965 Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama Jordan Lyman Fredric March Seven Days in May Nominated
1994 Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy Bill Mitchell Kevin Kline Dave Nominated
1996 Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy Andrew Shepherd Michael Douglas The American President Nominated
1999 Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy Jack Stanton John Travolta Primary Colors Nominated
2000 Best Actor – Television Series Drama Josiah Bartlet Martin Sheen The West Wing Nominated
2001 Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture Jackson Evans Jeff Bridges The Contender Nominated
Best Actor – Television Series Drama Josiah Bartlet Martin Sheen The West Wing Won
2002 Best Actor – Television Series Drama Josiah Bartlet Martin Sheen The West Wing Nominated
2003 Best Actor – Television Series Drama Josiah Bartlet Martin Sheen The West Wing Nominated
Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film David Palmer Dennis Haysbert 24 Nominated
2004 Best Actor – Television Series Drama Josiah Bartlet Martin Sheen The West Wing Nominated
2007 Best Actress – Television Series Drama MacKenzie Allen Geena Davis Commander in Chief Won
2013 Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy Selina Meyer Julia Louis-Dreyfus Veep Nominated
2014 Best Actor – Television Series Drama Frank Underwood Kevin Spacey House of Cards Nominated
Best Actress – Television Series Drama Claire Underwood Robin Wright Won
Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy Selina Meyer Julia Louis-Dreyfus Veep Nominated
2015 Best Actor – Television Series Drama Frank Underwood Kevin Spacey House of Cards Won
Best Actress – Television Series Drama Claire Underwood Robin Wright Nominated
Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy Selina Meyer Julia Louis-Dreyfus Veep Nominated
2016 Best Actress – Television Series Drama Claire Underwood Robin Wright House of Cards Nominated
Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy Selina Meyer Julia Louis-Dreyfus Veep Nominated
2017 Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy Richard Graves Nick Nolte Graves Nominated
Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy Selina Meyer Julia Louis-Dreyfus Veep Nominated

MTV Movie Awards

Year Category President Nominee Film Result
1998 Best Fight James Marshall Harrison Ford Air Force One Nominated

Primetime Emmy Awards

Year Category President Nominee Film or Television Series or Miniseries Result
1971 Outstanding Single Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role Paul Roudebush Richard Widmark Vanished Nominated
2000 Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Josiah Bartlet Martin Sheen The West Wing Nominated
2001 Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Josiah Bartlet Martin Sheen The West Wing Nominated
2002 Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Josiah Bartlet Martin Sheen The West Wing Nominated
2003 Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Josiah Bartlet Martin Sheen The West Wing Nominated
2004 Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Josiah Bartlet Martin Sheen The West Wing Nominated
2006 Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Josiah Bartlet Martin Sheen The West Wing Nominated
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series MacKenzie Allen Geena Davis Commander in Chief Nominated
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series Charles Logan Gregory Itzin 24 Nominated
2009 Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Allison Taylor Cherry Jones 24 Won
2010 Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series Charles Logan Gregory Itzin 24 Nominated
2012 Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Selina Meyer Julia Louis-Dreyfus Veep Won
2013 Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Frank Underwood Kevin Spacey House of Cards Nominated
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Claire Underwood Robin Wright Nominated
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Selina Meyer Julia Louis-Dreyfus Veep Won
2014 Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Frank Underwood Kevin Spacey House of Cards Nominated
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Claire Underwood Robin Wright Nominated
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Selina Meyer Julia Louis-Dreyfus Veep Won
2015 Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Frank Underwood Kevin Spacey House of Cards Nominated
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Claire Underwood Robin Wright Nominated
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Selina Meyer Julia Louis-Dreyfus Veep Won
2016 Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Frank Underwood Kevin Spacey House of Cards Nominated
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Claire Underwood Robin Wright Nominated
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Selina Meyer Julia Louis-Dreyfus Veep Won
2017 Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Frank Underwood Kevin Spacey House of Cards Nominated
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Claire Underwood Robin Wright Nominated
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Selina Meyer Julia Louis-Dreyfus Veep Won

Satellite Awards

Year Category President Nominee Film or Television Series or Miniseries Result
1997 Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy James Dale Jack Nicholson Mars Attacks! Nominated
2000 Best Actor – Television Series Drama Josiah Bartlet Martin Sheen The West Wing Won
2001 Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture Drama Jackson Evans Jeff Bridges The Contender Nominated
Best Actor – Television Series Drama Josiah Bartlet Martin Sheen The West Wing Nominated
2002 Best Actor – Television Series Drama Josiah Bartlet Martin Sheen The West Wing Nominated
2003 Best Actor – Television Series Drama Josiah Bartlet Martin Sheen The West Wing Nominated
2005 Best Actress – Television Series Drama MacKenzie Allen Geena Davis Commander in Chief Nominated
2013 Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy Selina Meyer Julia Louis-Dreyfus Veep Nominated
2014 Best Actor – Television Series Drama Frank Underwood Kevin Spacey House of Cards Nominated
Best Actress – Television Series Drama Claire Underwood Robin Wright Won
Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy Selina Meyer Julia Louis-Dreyfus Veep Nominated
2015 Best Actress – Television Series Drama Claire Underwood Robin Wright House of Cards Nominated
Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy Selina Meyer Julia Louis-Dreyfus Veep Nominated
2016 Best Actress – Television Series Drama Claire Underwood Robin Wright House of Cards Nominated
Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy Selina Meyer Julia Louis-Dreyfus Veep Nominated
2018 Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy Selina Meyer Julia Louis-Dreyfus Veep Nominated

Screen Actors Guild Awards

Year Category President Nominee Film or Television Series or Miniseries Result
2000 Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series Josiah Bartlet Martin Sheen The West Wing Nominated
2001 Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role Jackson Evans Jeff Bridges The Contender Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series Josiah Bartlet Martin Sheen The West Wing Won
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Won
2002 Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series Josiah Bartlet Martin Sheen The West Wing Won
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Won
2003 Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series Josiah Bartlet Martin Sheen The West Wing Nominated
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Nominated
David Palmer Dennis Haysbert 24 Nominated
2004 Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series Josiah Bartlet Martin Sheen The West Wing Nominated
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Nominated
2005 Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Josiah Bartlet Martin Sheen The West Wing Nominated
2006 Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series MacKenzie Allen Geena Davis Commander in Chief Nominated
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Josiah Bartlet Martin Sheen The West Wing Nominated
Matt Santos Jimmy Smits
2007 Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Charles Logan Gregory Itzin 24 Nominated
2014 Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series Frank Underwood Kevin Spacey House of Cards Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series Selina Meyer Julia Louis-Dreyfus Veep Won
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series Nominated
2015 Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series Frank Underwood Kevin Spacey House of Cards Won
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series Claire Underwood Robin Wright Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series Selina Meyer Julia Louis-Dreyfus Veep Nominated
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Garrett Walker Michel Gill House of Cards Nominated
Frank Underwood Kevin Spacey
Claire Underwood Robin Wright
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series Selina Meyer Julia Louis-Dreyfus Veep Nominated
2016 Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series Frank Underwood Kevin Spacey House of Cards Won
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series Claire Underwood Robin Wright Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series Selina Meyer Julia Louis-Dreyfus Veep Nominated
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Frank Underwood Kevin Spacey House of Cards Nominated
Claire Underwood Robin Wright
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series Selina Meyer Julia Louis-Dreyfus Veep Nominated
2017 Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series Frank Underwood Kevin Spacey House of Cards Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series Claire Underwood Robin Wright Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series Selina Meyer Julia Louis-Dreyfus Veep Won
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series Nominated
2018 Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series Claire Underwood Robin Wright House of Cards Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series Selina Meyer Julia Louis-Dreyfus Veep Won
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series Won

TCA Awards

Year Category President Nominee Television Series or Miniseries Result
2000 Individual Achievement in Drama Josiah Bartlet Martin Sheen The West Wing Nominated
2001 Individual Achievement in Drama Josiah Bartlet Martin Sheen The West Wing Nominated
2002 Individual Achievement in Drama Josiah Bartlet Martin Sheen The West Wing Nominated
2012 Individual Achievement in Comedy Selina Meyer Julia Louis-Dreyfus Veep Nominated
2013 Individual Achievement in Comedy Selina Meyer Julia Louis-Dreyfus Veep Nominated
2014 Individual Achievement in Comedy Selina Meyer Julia Louis-Dreyfus Veep Won
2015 Individual Achievement in Comedy Selina Meyer Julia Louis-Dreyfus Veep Nominated
2016 Individual Achievement in Comedy Selina Meyer Julia Louis-Dreyfus Veep Nominated
2017 Individual Achievement in Comedy Selina Meyer Julia Louis-Dreyfus Veep Nominated

See also

References

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