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elvis presley she’s an icon, so it’s no surprise that her story has been told many times on the big screen. famous actors like austin butler Y Kurt Russell have portrayed the “King of Rock and Roll” at various stages of his life in movies. It has been almost 45 years since Elvis died and his fascinating life and career are still honored in the entertainment industry. Fans still can’t get enough of the icon’s history all these years later. Down, hollywoodlife has brought together all the movie stars who have played Elvis in movies over the last four decades.

austin butler

austin butler
Austin Butler in ‘Elvis (Photo: Everett Collection)

Austin Butler plays Elvis in Baz Luhrman2022 biopic Elvis. Austin won the role in July 2019 over other actors like Ansel Elgort, Miles Teller, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Y Harry styles. Austin was best known for starring once upon a time in hollywood. Elvis chronicles the singer’s childhood years until he became a roll and roll superstar, as well as his complicated relationship with his manager, Colonel Tom Parker, played by Tom Hanks.

Michael Shannon

Michael Shannon
Michael Shannon in ‘Elvis & Nixon’ (Photo: Everett Collection)

Michael Shannon played Elvis in the 2016 comedy film Elvis and Nixondirected by Lisa Johnson. kevin spacey starred as president richard nixon. The film explored the 1970 meeting between Elvis and Nixon in the White House, where they discussed topics such as drug culture and the hippie movement.

White cat

White cat
Jack White in ‘Walk Hard’ (Photo: Everett Collection)

white striped guitar player White cat transformed into Elvis for the 2007 satire film Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story. The film parodied different biographical films, including walk the linefeaturing Elvis. walk hard parody of Elvis, as well as the beatles who are played by Paul Rudd, Twenty-one, justin longY jason schwartzmann.

Tyler Hilton

Tyler Hilton
Tyler Hilton in ‘Walk the Line’ (Photo: Everett Collection)

one tree hill alum Tyler Hilton played Elvis in the Johnny Cash biopic walk the linewhich came out in 2005. joaquin phoenix played the legend of the country while Reese witherspoon played his wife june carter and won the Academy Award for Best Actress.

Bruce Campbell

Bruce Campbell
Bruce Campbell in ‘Bubba Ho-Tep’ (Photo: Everett Collection)

Evil Dead actor Bruce Campbell took on the role of The King of Rock and Roll in Bubba Ho Tepthe 2002 horror comedy directed by Don Coscarelli. In the movie, Bruce’s Elvis is a resident of a nursing home.

harvey keitel

harvey keitel
Harvey Keitel in ‘Finding Garceland’ (Photo: Everett Collection)

harvey keitel starred in the 1998 film Find Graceland as a man claiming to be Elvis, years after allegedly staging his death. Jonathon Schaech, Bridget Fonda, Gretchen MolY John Allyward he also starred in the film.

kilmer valley

kilmer valley
Val Kilmer in ‘True Romance’ (Photo: Everett Collection)

kilmer valley photographed an appearance of Elvis in Quentin Tarantino‘s 1993 romantic crime film true romancewhich follows a pair of newlyweds (played by christian slater Y patricia arquette) on the run from the mafia.

Miguel San Gerardo

Miguel San Gerardo
Michael St. Gerard in ‘Heart of Dixie’ (Photo: Everett Collection)

Miguel San Gerardo played Elvis in two films that were released in 1989. The first was heart of dixie, which follows three sorority girls at an Alabama college. She later starred in jerry lee lewis biopic Big balls of fire! with dennis quaid. Michael also took on the role in the 1990 television series. Elviswhich ran for ten episodes on ABC.

David Keith

David Keith
David Keith in ‘Heartbreak Hotel’ (Photo: Everett Collection)

heartbreaker hotelthe 1988 comedy directed by Christopher Columbusstarring David Keith like Elvis. This fictional version of Elvis is kidnapped by a single mother’s son who is hospitalized in a car accident. The film is set in 1972.

Kurt Russell

Kurt Russell
Kurt Russell in ‘Elvis’ (Photo: Everett Collection)

Kurt Russell played Elvis in the 1979 TV movie Elvis. Kurt was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie for his performance. The project came to light just two years after Elvis died at the age of 42 of a heart attack.

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