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King Lear by William Shakespeare

A foolish king is betrayed by his three daughters. Alone and disthroned, the King of Britain decends into madness.

Director Results

Director Total Votes: 19

  1. 1. Kenneth Branagh 68% 
  2. 2. Sam Mendes 21% 
  3. 3. Martin Scorsese 10% 

Cast Results

Lear, King of Britain Total Votes: 26

  1. 1. Anthony Hopkins 26% 
  2. 2. Peter O'toole 15% 
  3. 3. Tom Wilkinson 15% 
  4. 4. Ian Holm 11% 
  5. 5. Ian McKellen 7% 
  6. 6. Kenneth Branagh 3% 
  7. 7. Patrick Stewart 3% 
  8. 8. Bob Hoskins 3% 
  9. 9. Anthony Hopins 3% 
  10. 10. Richard Briers 3% 
  11. 11. Liam Neeson 3% 

Duke of Cornwall Total Votes: 15

  1. 1. Daniel Craig 80% 
  2. 2. Ciaran Hinds 6% 
  3. 3. Billy Crudup 6% 
  4. 4. Jonathan Rhys Meyers 6% 

Duke of Albany Total Votes: 14

  1. 1. Billy Crudup 71% 
  2. 2. Clive Owen 14% 
  3. 3. John Rhys-Davies 7% 
  4. 4. Alfred Molina 7% 

Earl of Kent Total Votes: 18

  1. 1. Kenneth Branagh 44% 
  2. 2. Ralph Fiennes 33% 
  3. 3. Hugh Laurie 11% 
  4. 4. Martin Sheen 5% 
  5. 5. Daniel Craig 5% 

Earl of Gloucester Total Votes: 16

  1. 1. Liam Neeson 43% 
  2. 2. Michael Gambon 18% 
  3. 3. Ian Holm 12% 
  4. 4. Tom Wilkinson 12% 
  5. 5. Ed Harris 12% 

Edgar Total Votes: 16

  1. 1. Benedict Cumberbatch 31% 
  2. 2. Robert Sean Leonard 18% 
  3. 3. Clive Owen 18% 
  4. 4. Peter Sarsgaard 12% 
  5. 5. Ralph Fiennes 6% 
  6. 6. Christian Bale 6% 
  7. 7. Michael Gambon 6% 

Edmund Total Votes: 16

  1. 1. Ethan Hawke 68% 
  2. 2. Clive Owen 18% 
  3. 3. Matthew Goode 6% 
  4. 4. Kenneth Branagh 6% 

Lear's Fool Total Votes: 21

  1. 1. Rowan Atkinson 38% 
  2. 2. Andy Serkis 28% 
  3. 3. Bill Nighy 9% 
  4. 4. Jim Carrey 9% 
  5. 5. Philip Seymour Hoffman 4% 
  6. 6. John Hurt 4% 
  7. 7. Jack Black 4% 

Oswald Total Votes: 12

  1. 1. Christian Bale 50% 
  2. 2. Sam Rockwell 33% 
  3. 3. Orlando Bloom 16% 

Goneril Total Votes: 21

  1. 1. Radha Mitchell 28% 
  2. 2. Jennifer Connelly 28% 
  3. 3. Cate Blanchett 14% 
  4. 4. Winona Ryder 9% 
  5. 5. Tilda Swinton 9% 
  6. 6. Natasha Little 4% 
  7. 7. Wynona Rider 4% 

Regan Total Votes: 22

  1. 1. Samantha Morton 31% 
  2. 2. Naomi Watts 27% 
  3. 3. Rachel Weisz 13% 
  4. 4. Melissa George 9% 
  5. 5. Minnie Driver 9% 
  6. 6. Romola Garai 4% 
  7. 7. Lady Gaga 4% 

Cordelia Total Votes: 25

  1. 1. Keira Knightley 24% 
  2. 2. Kate Winslet 20% 
  3. 3. Natalie Portman 20% 
  4. 4. Charisma Carpenter 4% 
  5. 5. Emily Watson 4% 
  6. 6. Thora Birch 4% 
  7. 7. Lydia Wilson 4% 
  8. 8. Christina Ricci 4% 
  9. 9. Alexis Bledel 4% 
  10. 10. Emily Blunt 4% 
  11. 11. Emmy Rossum 4% 
  12. 12. Lady Gaga 4% 

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Comments

  • American: Peter O'Toole would be the perfect Lear. Especially during the scenes where he loses his mind.
  • STEVE: edit
  • jake: i think liam neeson would make a great king lear.
  • doggirl: Anthony Hopkins and Patrick Stewart would good as King Lear and Keira Knightley would also perfect as Cordelia and Naomi Watts as his second daughter ...

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