There have been many actors who played the US President. No, we are not talking about Ronald Reagan J. On this post, we will talk about actors who have played non-real US presidents, such as Kevin Spacey in House of Cards or Harrison Ford in Air Force one.

Let’s go with some Presidents of the United States of America.

Kevin Spacey

This American actor is President Frank Underwood on the prestigious TV series Netflix, House of Cards, Underwood is a Democrat politician from South Carolina who becomes leader after some strange moves.

Michael Douglas

Kirk Douglas’s son got very far, isn’t he? Since he started working on a TV show called The Streets of San Francisco, detective in Basic Instinct and then The American President in the movie starred with Annete Benning.

Martin Sheen

Sheen is the president Josiah Bartler in The West Wing. Aaron Sorkin, one of the best TV writers ever created this TV show, set on the White House.

George Clooney

Clooney, Who else? One of the most charming and handsome actors also played the President, in Spy Kids 3-D.

Harrison Ford

Han Solo, Indiana Jones, the Fugitive, and also president in Air Force one. Harrison can pilot, fight, and rule the world.

Morgan Freeman

The great American actor played the president Tim Beck in Deep impact, a depiction of the possible end of life on earth. Freeman played the US president again in Olympus has Fallen.

Andy García

It is not easy to become a president when you are part of the Corleone Family. Andy Garcia will be President in the film, not yet released, Geostorm, American environmental disaster action film co-written, produced, and directed by Dean Devlin as his feature debut.

Kelsey Grammer

We all remember him in the TV Show Frasier and also Cheers. He played the president in the movie called The Last Vote. A citizen, one citizen, has to decide who the next president of the United States will be. Kevin Costner played this role and had to choose between Dennis Hopper and Kelsey Grammer.

Jack Lemmon

It is not one of the most important roles of this great American actor. Peter Segal, James Garner and Dan Aykroid also starred in the movie, My Fellow Americans in which some presidents of the United States tried to clear their reputations.

Jack Nicholson

Don’t you remember Nicholson as a President in Mars Attacks!? Martians sure would. Tim Burton directed this comedy in which the aliens have taken over our planet.

Bill Pullman

He played the role both in Independence Day and the second part Resurgence. Once again, aliens are threatening our planet, the very same day, July the 4th, the Independence Day.


Peter Sellers

One comedian getting to the top. Dr. Strangelove or: How I learned to Stop Worrying and love the Bomb, Sellers played different roles, and president is one of them. Directed by Stanley Kubrick is considered one of cinema’s best comedies.

Kiefer Sutherland

Sutherland is Tom Kirkman in Designated Survivor, a TV show. An explosion killed the President and everyone in the presidential line of succession. Kirman had been named the designated survivor and became President of the United States. Not an easy job,  is it?

Charlie Sheen

His father also played this role, and now it is his turn, like Bush and Bush Junior,. Charlie is the President in Machete Kills, the sequel of Machete. The film follows the titular ex-federal (Danny Trejo) as he is recruited by Sheen, credited by his birth name Carlos Estevez, to stop an arms dealer and a revolutionary

We have left some actors out, and we are sure they will forgive us. Sorry Nick Nolte, Leslie Nielsen, James Caan, John Travolta Dennis Quaid, Henry Fonda, Gene Hackman, Ben Kingsley, William Hurt, Peter Coyote and many more…