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Classification: supporting characters supporting characters   group group   real/historical group real/historical group  

Type of Organization/Group: occupation

Number of group members listed below: 154

Character
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Religious
Affiliation
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[Notes]
Pub. #
app.
Actor 1 Actor 1 supporting character
  [physically manifests plays playwrights are thinking up] McClintock High School 1
Actor 2 Actor 2 supporting character
  Asian
[physically manifests plays playwrights are thinking up]
McClintock High School 1
Woody Allen Woody Allen supporting character real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Orthodox Judaism (lapsed); agnostic
[1st app: Showcase #71 (Nov.-Dec. 1967)] DC 236
Melvin Ameche supporting character
  [veteran actor Batman stopped Mister Lime from killing] DC 1
James Arness James Arness real/historical person
CBR Scale: I Methodist
[starred as Marshal Matt Dillon on "Gunsmoke" for 20 year] Marvel 18
Edward Arnold Edward Arnold real/historical person
  [staunch Conservative, Republican] Marvel 15
Fred Astaire Fred Astaire real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Episcopalian
[1st app: Dancing Lady (1933)] MGM 135
Atlas (Steve Rand) villain
  [serial killer] Marvel 2
Banjo supporting character based on a real person
CBR Scale: I Jewish
[Joker impersonated comedian "Banjo" (based on Harpo Marx)] DC 1
Goris Barloff supporting character based on a real person
  [horror character actor; based on Boris Karloff] Marvel 1
Jean-Paul Belmondo Jean-Paul Belmondo real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Catholic
[1st app: Thirty-Six Candles (4 Feb. 1957)] France 2 45
Louis Belski villain
CBR Scale: M vampire
[transformed by Dracula] Marvel 3
Jack Benny Jack Benny real/historical person
CBR Scale: I Jewish
[1st app: The Marvels Project #1 (Oct. 2009)] Marvel 473
Humphrey Bogart Humphrey Bogart real/historical person
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
[1st app: Swingtime in the Movies (1938)] Vitaphone Corporation 156
Pat Boone Pat Boone supporting character lead character real/historical person
CBR Scale: M Churches of Christ (raised); International Church of the Foursquare Gospel (convert)
[star of 5-issue comic book series; met Superman] DC 147
Marlon Brando Marlon Brando supporting character real/historical person
CBR Scale: I Christian Science (raised); eclectic spirituality
[] Marvel 155
Charles Bronson Charles Bronson real/historical person
CBR Scale: I Catholic
U.S. Army
[often played vigilantes or cops]
  51
Brother Brimstone (Ross Archer) supporting character villain
CBR Scale: I demon (fake)
[played "Brother Brimstone" on TV show "Strange Secrets"] Marvel 2
Brother Brimstone (Vince Sterling) villain based on a real person
CBR Scale: I demon (fake)
[1st app: Daredevil (vol. 1) #65 (June 1970)] Marvel 2
James Cagney James Cagney real/historical person
CBR Scale: I Catholic
[1st app: How I Play Golf by Bobby Jones No. 11: Practice Shots (1931)] Marvel 104
Ken Camroux-Taylor Ken Camroux-Taylor supporting character real/historical person
  [1st app: The 40,000 (2009)] Mighty Pharaoh Films; SnagFilms 1
Cap'n Oz (Will Chance) hero
  ClanDestine Marvel 7
Bobby Carr supporting character
  [1st app: The Amazing Spider-Man (vol. 1) #559 (July 2008)] Marvel 4
Jim Carrey supporting character real/historical person
  [1st app: An Evening at the Improv (1982)] Marvel 119
Oscar Cartwright supporting character
  [accepted his wife's split personality] DC 2
Li Chang hero deity
CBR Scale: M Chinese traditional religion
Asian
[defender of the Dragon Lines; avatar(?) of Monkey King]
Marvel Epic 6
Charlie Chaplin Charlie Chaplin real/historical person
CBR Scale: I Anglican (nominal)
[1st app: Detective Comics (vol. 1) #341 (July 1965)] DC 262
Taylor Clay supporting character
 prob. indeterminate  [1st app: Outsiders (vol. 3) #42 (Jan. 2007)] DC 1
Clayface Clayface (Basil Karlo) villain based on a real person
  Injustice League; Secret Society of Super Villains
[based loosely on Boris Karloff]
DC 60
George Clooney George Clooney real/historical person
CBR Scale: I Catholic
[1st app: Evening Magazine (1 May 1981)] Group W Productions 247
Gary Coleman Gary Coleman real/historical person
  black
[star of sitcom "Different Strokes"]
NBC 131
Coot Collier supporting character
  [son became a Scourge] Marvel 14
Ronald Colman Ronald Colman real/historical person
  [1st app: Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight #32 (Late June 1992)] DC 22
Sean Connery Sean Connery real/historical person
CBR Scale: I Catholic
  Marvel 211
Eddie Constantine Eddie Constantine real/historical person
  [played secret agent Lemmy Caution in French films] Westdeutscher Rundfunk 36
Cross-Eyes supporting character based on a real person
CBR Scale: I Catholic (devout)
[impersonated by the Joker; based on Ben Turpin] DC 1
Tom Cruise Tom Cruise real/historical person
CBR Scale: M Scientology
[1st app: Nextwave: Agents of H.A.T.E. #7 (Sep. 2006)] Marvel 336
Robert De Niro Robert De Niro real/historical person
CBR Scale: I Catholic
[1st app: The Cinema According to Bertolucci (1976)] DC 219
Deadpan supporting character based on a real person
  [Joker disguised himself as comedian based on Buster Keaton] DC 1
Kirk Douglas real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Conservative Judaism
[1st app: The Eddie Condon Floor Show - Season 1, Episode 17 (23 Apr. 1949)] Winters Hollywood Entertainment Holdings Corporation NBC 187
Clint Eastwood real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Protestant (raised); Transcendental Meditation
[1st app: Disneyland '59 (1959)] Marvel 289
Douglas Fairbanks Douglas Fairbanks real/historical person
CBR Scale: I Jewish Catholic
[1st app: Our Mutual Girl (1914)] Marvel 90
Douglas Fairbanks Jr. Douglas Fairbanks Jr. real/historical person
  [1st app: Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight #32 (Late June 1992)] DC 97
Jimmy Fallon Jimmy Fallon real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Catholic
  NBC 850
Steppin Fetchit supporting character real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Nation of Islam (convert)
black Marvel 11
W. C. Fields W. C. Fields supporting character real/historical person
CBR Scale: S atheist
[1st app: A Trip Through the Paramount Studio (1927)] Marvel 71
Larry Fine Larry Fine real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Jewish
Three Stooges Marvel 321
Errol Flynn Errol Flynn real/historical person
  [1st app: Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight #32 (Late June 1992)] DC Marvel 72
Clark Gable Clark Gable supporting character real/historical person
CBR Scale: I Catholic
U.S. Air Force Marvel 158
James Garner James Garner supporting character real/historical person
CBR Scale: I Methodist
[star of "Maverick", "Rockford Files"] NBC 100
Mel Gibson supporting character
CBR Scale: M Traditionalist Catholic
  Marvel 12
Cary Grant Cary Grant real/historical person
CBR Scale: I Jewish Anglican
[1st app: Hollywood on Parade No. A-9 (1933)] Marvel 133
Hugh Grant real/historical person
  [1st app: Harty Goes To... - Season 2, Episode 5 (23 Aug. 1985)] Marvel 126
Greg Greg supporting character real/historical person
CBR Scale: S LGBT
[Marvel Comics writer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa's "roommate"] Marvel 2
Jake Gyllenhall Jake Gyllenhall supporting character real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Jewish
[1st app: Marvel Knights 4 #15 (Apr. 2005)] Marvel 94
Buddy Hackett supporting character real/historical person
CBR Scale: I Jewish
[1st app: The George Jessel Show - Season 1, Episode 1 (13 Sep. 1953)] ABC 103
Monty Hall Monty Hall real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Jewish
[1st app: Joker: Last Laugh #3 (Dec. 2001)] DC 92
The Hangman The Hangman (Jason Roland) villain
CBR Scale: S Satanism
Night Shift (leader); Lethal Legion
[movie star who sold his soul to Satannish]
Marvel 23
Tom Hanks Tom Hanks real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Greek Orthodox (convert); raised Catholic, Nazarene; temporarily Latter-day Saint, Evangelical
[1st app: Captain America (vol. 1) #357 (Early Sep. 1989)] Marvel 300
Hardcase Hardcase (Tom Hawke) hero
  UltraForce; Squad Malibu 80
Oliver Hardy real/historical person
    Marvel 258
Chick Harris supporting character
  [went to Springdale High to promote his new action movie] Marvel 1
David Hasselhoff supporting character real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Lutheran
[famed Baywatch star] Marvel 233
Paul Henreid Paul Henreid real/historical person
  [1st app: Hollywood Canteen (1944)] Marvel 23
Charlton Heston real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Protestant
    294
Terrence Hillman supporting character
  [impersonated Daredevil] Marvel 1
Hitmaker (Orlando Sinclair) hero
  black; Hispanic Marvel 2
Bob Hope Bob Hope lead character real/historical person
CBR Scale: I Catholic (convert)
  Marvel 693
Curly Howard Curly Howard real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Jewish
Three Stooges Marvel 146
Moe Howard Moe Howard real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Jewish
  Marvel 342
Shemp Howard Shemp Howard real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Jewish
Three Stooges Marvel 114
Rock Hudson real/historical person
CBR Scale: I Scientology; LGBT
[1st app: Happy Ghost III (1986)] ABC 123
Human Torch Human Torch (Johnny Storm) hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
Fantastic Five; Metro College...  Marvel 4,393
The Hunchback of Hollywood (Craig Talbot) supporting character
CBR Scale: D Nazi sympathizer; fascist
[lead actor in film "The Tyrant"] Marvel 1
Hank Hunter Hank Hunter supporting character
 prob. indeterminate  [1st app: Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane #5 (Nov.-Dec. 1958)] DC 1
Samuel L. Jackson Samuel L. Jackson real/historical person
CBR Scale: U Christian (denomination unknown)
[1st app: Making "Do the Right Thing" (1989)] 40 Acres & A Mule Filmworks 277
Jerry Jason supporting character
  [stand-in for Ross Archer (TV's "Brother Brimstone")] Marvel 2
Tracy Jordan Tracy Jordan supporting character based on a real person
  black
[star of film "Who Dat Ninja 2: Reverse Ninja"]
NBC Marvel 70
Boris Karloff real/historical person
  [famed horror movie actor] Gold Key 222
Buster Keaton Buster Keaton real/historical person
  [1st app: Seeing Stars (1922)] DC 127
Rudolf Klein-Rogge Rudolf Klein-Rogge real/historical person
  [1st app: Young X-Men #8 (Jan. 2009)] Marvel 8
Kutt Kutt (Justin Kuttner) villain
  [1st app: Prime (vol. 1) #11 (Apr. 1994)] Malibu 3
Stan Laurel real/historical person
    Marvel 212
Jean-Pierre Leaude Jean-Pierre Leaude real/historical person
  [famed French child actor] Institut National de l'Audiovisuel 29
Bruce Lee Bruce Lee real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Chinese traditional religion; non-religious
[1st app: Justice League of America (vol. 2) #27 (Jan. 2009)] DC Marvel 153
Jack Lemmon Jack Lemmon supporting character real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Catholic
[1st app: Toni Twin Time (31 May 1950)] CBS 229
Jerry Lewis Jerry Lewis real/historical person
CBR Scale: I Jewish
[1st app: The Saturday Night Revue with Jack Carter - Season 1, Episode 8 (15 Apr. 1950)] DC Atlas, etc. 309
Jet Li Jet Li real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Buddhist
Asian Marvel 42
Rich Little Rich Little real/historical person
  [famed impersonator, voice actor] Marvel 120
Harold Lloyd Harold Lloyd real/historical person
  [1st app: Screen Snapshots, Series 1, No. 19 (1921)] DC 46
The Make-Up Man villain
CBR Scale: I manifestly non-religious
[used remotely controlled animatrons to steal] DC 1
Dean Martin Dean Martin supporting character real/historical person
CBR Scale: I Catholic
[1st app: The Ed Sullivan Show - Season 1, Episode 1 (20 June 1948)] CBS 265
Lee Marvin Lee Marvin real/historical person
  [1st app: Operation Raintree (1957)] MGM 66
Chico Marx Chico Marx real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Jewish
Marx Brothers Marvel 58
Groucho Marx Groucho Marx real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Jewish
Marx Brothers Marvel 159
Harpo Marx Harpo Marx real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Jewish
Marx Brothers
[one of Marx Brothers]
MGM 80
Zeppo Marx Zeppo Marx real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Jewish
Marx Brothers Marvel 15
Master Pandemonium Master Pandemonium (Martin Preston) villain
CBR Scale: M demonlatry
D.O.A.
[demon commander]
Marvel 43
Steve McQueen Steve McQueen real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Evangelical Protestant Christian (Ventura Missionary Church) (convert)
[1st app: The Ed Sullivan Show - Season 12, Episode 2 (21 Sep. 1958)] Marvel 48
Merrill villain
  [1st app: All Select Comics #11 (Fall 1946)] Marvel 1
Richard Morgan supporting character
 prob. indeterminate  [behaved insanely due to an Oriental idol] DC 1
Fleeter Mouse Fleeter Mouse supporting character
CBR Scale: D anthropomorphic animal
mouse Hollywood Rivera Studios 1
Eddie Murphy Eddie Murphy real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Baptist
black Showtime 195
Bill Murray Bill Murray supporting character real/historical person
CBR Scale: I Catholic
[1st app: Saturday Night Live with Howard Cosell (11 Oct. 1975)] Marvel 132
The Muse (Richard Perignon) villain
CBR Scale: M acting
[1st app: Blue Beetle (vol. 7) #5 (Oct. 1986)] DC 3
Brad Nayle supporting character
  [1st app: Detective Comics (vol. 1) #483 (Apr.-May 1979)] DC 1
David Nelson David Nelson supporting character real/historical person
  [son of Ozzie and Harriet] ABC DC 369
Ozzie Nelson Ozzie Nelson lead character real/historical person
  [real-life band leader in TV series about his family] ABC DC 397
Ricky Nelson Ricky Nelson supporting character real/historical person
  [son of Ozzie and Harriet] ABC DC 372
Brad Pitt Brad Pitt real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Southern Baptist (lapsed)
[1st app: X-Factor (vol. 3) #44 (Aug. 2009)] Marvel 229
Tyrone Power Tyrone Power real/historical person
CBR Scale: I Catholic
[1st app: Screen Snapshots Series 17, No. 9 (1938)] Columbia Pictures 49
Vincent Price Vincent Price lead character real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Episcopalian (raised); Catholic (convert)
[1st app: The Saturday Night Revue with Jack Carter - Season 1, Episode 6 (1 Apr. 1950)] Blue Water Productions 1,075
The Pseudo-Superman villain
CBR Scale: I manifestly non-religious
[1st app: Action Comics (vol. 1) #6 (Nov. 1938)] DC 1
Asen Quarry supporting character real/historical person
  [1st app: Writer's Block (2003)] Moving Talking Pictures; Sun Run Entertainment 1
Claude Rains Claude Rains real/historical person
  [1st app: Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight #32 (Late June 1992)] DC 18
Basil Rathbone Basil Rathbone real/historical person
  [1st app: Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight #32 (Late June 1992)] DC 55
Real Specs supporting character based on a real person
  [based on Harold Lloyd; impersonated by Joker ] DC 1
Gregory Reed Gregory Reed supporting character
  [often plays part of Superman] DC 6
Glenn Reeper supporting character
  [starred as Captain America in movie serial] Marvel 1
Keanu Reeves Keanu Reeves real/historical person
CBR Scale: I Buddhist
[1st app: Marvel Knights 4 #1 (Apr. 2004)] Marvel 128
Burt Reynolds Burt Reynolds real/historical person
  [1st app: You're Putting Me On (25 Aug. 1969)] Marvel 215
Ginger Rogers real/historical person
CBR Scale: M Christian Science
[1st app: Running Hollywood (1932)] Marvel 131
Van Rogers supporting character
  [shot during performance of play] Marvel 1
Tom Selleck Tom Selleck real/historical person
  National Guard CBS Marvel 94
William Shakespeare William Shakespeare real/historical person
CBR Scale: M Catholic/Anglican
[1st app: The Death of Julius Caesar (1907)] Marvel DC 83
Robert Shaw real/historical person
    Marvel 29
Shermie the Sheep Shermie the Sheep supporting character
CBR Scale: D anthropomorphic animal
sheep
[America's newest star]
Hollywood Rivera Studios 1
Clive Sigerson supporting character
  [believed he was Sherlock Holmes; faced off against Joker] DC 1
Frank Sinatra Frank Sinatra real/historical person
CBR Scale: I Catholic
[1st app: Howard the Duck (vol. 2) #5 (May 1980)] DC Marvel 393
Joe Smith, Sr. supporting character hero
  [1st app: The Amazing Spider-Man (vol. 1) #38 (July 1966)] Marvel 11
Johnny Sorrow villain
  The Injustice Society
[former silent screen actor]
DC 22
Benny Springer supporting character
  [owner of pricess pet cat Joker, Catwoman tried to steal] DC 1
Rick Springfield Rick Springfield real/historical person
  [1st app: Avengers: The Initiative #28 (Nov. 2009)] Marvel 61
Jimmy Stewart Jimmy Stewart real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Presbyterian
[1st app: Action Comics (vol. 1) #6 (Nov. 1938)126] Marvel 246
Gary Stone supporting character
  [Liza Pyne's lover; attacked by her after she became vampire] Marvel 2
Striker Striker (Brandon Sharpe) hero
CBR Scale: S LGBT; obsessed with fame
Avengers Academy; Initiative Marvel 80
Dirk Studley supporting character
  [his body was temporarily taken over by aliens] Marvel 1
Stunt-Master Stunt-Master (George Smith) villain hero
  Initiative: The Cavalry; Initiative Marvel 32
Sunburst (Takeo Sato) hero
  [1st app: The New Adventures of Superboy #45 (Sep. 1983)] DC 5
Donald Sutherland supporting character real/historical person
    Marvel 115
Wayne Tarrant supporting character
  [1st app: The Fury of Firestorm (vol. 1) #24 (June 1984)] DC 23
Tatterdemalion Tatterdemalion (Arnold Paffenroth) villain hero
  Thunderbolts Army; Night Shift...  Marvel 33
Tyrone Taylor supporting character
 indeterminate  [star of movie "Melody of 1941"] DC 1
Kenneth Todd supporting character
 indeterminate  [star of "Dreadcastle" remake that led to Clayface's origin] DC 1
The Tribune (Buck Ralston) villain
CBR Scale: D ultra-nationalist anti-Communist extremist
[used Dominator belt to mind-control "subversives"] Marvel 2
Ben Turpin Ben Turpin real/historical person
CBR Scale: M Catholic (devout)
[Joker impersonated "Cross-Eyes" (based on Ben Turpin)] DC 37
Uncle Elmer (Waylon Wikie) supporting character
  [1st app: The Avengers (vol. 1) #194 (Apr. 1980)] Marvel 3
unnamed actor supporting character
 prob. indeterminate  [1st app: Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane #2 (May-June 1958)] DC 1
Fred Walker supporting character
 indeterminate  [wrongly suspected of being Clayface] DC 1
John Wayne John Wayne real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Presbyterian; Catholic
[1st app: The Voice of Hollywood No. 13 (Second Series) (1932)] Marvel 242
Orson Welles Orson Welles supporting character real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Christian (denomination unknown)
  Marvel 262
Robin Williams Robin Williams real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Episcopalian
[1st app: On Location (27 Oct. 1978)] HBO 417
Wonder Man Wonder Man (Simon Williams) hero
CBR Scale: I religious
Galactic Guardians; Thunder Guard...  Marvel 788
Spike Yi supporting character
  [framed by Dragonfist] Marvel 1

This character is in the following story which has been indexed by this website:
Police Comics #2 (Sep. 1941): "Hollywood Stickup"