Movie Cast: Indiana Jones

by christophershobris | created - 01 Apr 2015 | updated - 14 Apr 2015 | Public

I'm listing all the actors and actress who played a character in the Indiana Jones series, including the small roles. Enjoy!

1. Harrison Ford

Actor | Raiders of the Lost Ark

Harrison Ford was born on July 13, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois, to Dorothy (Nidelman), a radio actress, and Christopher Ford (born John William Ford), an actor turned advertising executive. His father was of Irish and German ancestry, while his maternal grandparents were Jewish immigrants from Minsk,...

Indiana Jones - An archiologist who is hired by museums to capture priceless treasures from all over the world. But he has to battle crooks and thieves who are also after the treasure as well. However, Indy is not invincible, but narrowly escapes dangerous situation. So for him it all luck, and sometimes to make a heroic effort to save someone.

2. Alfred Molina

Actor | Spider-Man 2

Alfred Molina was born in 1953 in London, England. His mother, Giovanna (Bonelli), was an Italian-born cook and cleaner, and his father, Esteban Molina, was a Spanish-born waiter and chauffeur. He studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London. His stage work includes two major Royal ...

Satipo - He was the "partner" of Indy in the beginning of the first film. At first he seems trustworthy, but then almost kills Indy by causing him to get trapped. Satipo meets his fate shortly after.

Jock Lindsey - A pilot that helps Indy escape from the Peruvian Indians.

4. Vic Tablian

Actor | Raiders of the Lost Ark

Vic Tablian was born in Palestine, which was a British Mandate from 1917 to 1948. He is an actor, known for Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) in which he had two roles, as Peruvian guide Barranca and the Nazi collaborating "Monkey Man"; Midnight Express (1978); Navy Seals (1990); Sphinx (1981); Eleni ...

Barranca - He briefly appears in the beginning of the first film. He is the crook that turns against Indy as he attempts to shoot him. But Indy reacts before he fires his shot. Vic's character is later killed by the Indians.

5. Paul Freeman

Actor | Raiders of the Lost Ark

Probably one of Britain's most underrated actors, Paul Freeman has accumulated literally hundreds of screen credits over several decades, most notably as the main villain in the Steven Spielberg classic Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), and he has worked extensively in the ...

Belloq - Indy's rival who seems to always be one step ahead of Indy. Until he meets his fate. He admits that Indy is just a shadowy reflection of himself. One push and Indy will be like Belloq.

6. Ronald Lacey

Actor | Raiders of the Lost Ark

A prolific character actor on British television for three decades, Ronald Lacey was born on June 18, 1935 in the suburbs of London. He began his career in 1961 after a brief stint in the Royal service. He attended The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts. His first notable performance was ...

Arnold Toht - He is a Gestapo agent who is also after the ark and teams up with Belloq and the other Nazis to do so. He later dies in one of the most famous scenes in film history. The Melting Face.

7. John Rhys-Davies

Actor | The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Acclaimed Welsh actor John Rhys-Davies was born in Ammanford, Carmarthenshire, Wales, to Mary Margaretta Phyllis (Jones), a nurse, and Rhys Davies, a mechanical engineer and Colonial Officer. He graduated from the University of East Anglia and is probably best known to film audiences for his roles ...

Sallah - A villager who lives in the town of which the ark is being looked for. He quickly allies with Indiana and Marion to help them find the ark. In the end he becomes good friends with Indy and Marion.

8. Karen Allen

Actress | Raiders of the Lost Ark

Karen Jane Allen was born in Carrollton, rural southern Illinois, to Patricia (Howell), a teacher, and Carroll Thompson Allen, an FBI agent. She spent her first 10 years traveling around the country with her parents and two sisters. She was always "the new girl in school." Acting did not really ...

Marion Ravenwood - She had an affair with Indiana. This ended when Abner (Jones' mentor) found out. A decade later they meet up again but this time to help Indy find the ark. She encounters many kidnappings along the way. Her fiery, tough nature sometimes gets the best of her.

9. Denholm Elliott

Actor | A Room with a View

Much-loved character actor who specialised in playing slightly sleazy/slightly eccentric and often flawed upper middle class English gentlemen. His career spanned nearly 40 years, becoming a well-known face both in Britain and in the States.

Dr. Marcus Brody - A friend of Indy's father Henry Sr. He's known Indy since his childhood and presents as a father figure for Indy. As Indy doesn't get along with his actual dad.

10. Wolf Kahler

Actor | Raiders of the Lost Ark

Wolf Kahler is a German born character actor who, thanks to his height (6'2") and blue eyes was often cast as a Nazi or unsympathetic German characters in his career. He has appeared in several successful franchises (Indiana Jones, The Dirty Dozen), both playing a Nazi officer named Dietrich, and ...

Herman Dietrich - A Wehrmacht commander of the Tanis digging project in search for the ark. His ruthless behavior makes him disliked by Belloq. On the other hand, Dietrich has doubts about Belloq's desires.

11. Terry Richards

Actor | Raiders of the Lost Ark

Terry Richards was born on November 2, 1932 in London, England as David Terence Richards. He is known for his work on Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), Red Sonja (1985) and Total Recall (1990). He died on June 14, 2014 in Ruislip, London.

The Swordsman - He only appears for a few brief seconds but this gag in the film became one of the most famous. The swordsman wants to fight Indy one on one, but Indy simply shoots him ending the "fight."

12. Anthony Higgins

Actor | Raiders of the Lost Ark

Higgins was born May 9, 1947 in East Northamptonshire, England to parents who had emigrated from Ireland just before World War II in search of economic opportunity. His parents lived in London during the Blitz. Eventually, they left London for Northamptonshire so that his father could obtain work ...

Gobler - A more ruthless Nazi then Dietrich. But he is short lived as he is forced to drive off the edge of a cliff do to the truck that Indy was driving. Indy rammed him off.

13. George Harris

Actor | Raiders of the Lost Ark

George Harris was born on October 20, 1949 in Grenada, British West Indies. He is an actor and producer, known for Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), Layer Cake (2004) and Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007).

Mr. Katanga - A captian of a tramp steamer. Indy and Marion travel to the USA on his ship. But the plans are fooled when the Nazis catch up to take the ark back.

14. Kate Capshaw

Actress | Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Kate Capshaw was born Kathleen Sue Nail in Fort Worth, Texas, to Beverley Sue (Simon), a beautician and travel agent, and Edwin Leon Nail, an airline employee. Capshaw worked as a teacher with an MA in Learning Disabilities. Her desire to be an actress led her to New York where she landed a role on...

Willie Scott

15. Roy Chiao

Actor | Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Roy Chiao was born on March 16, 1927 in Shanghai, China. He was an actor, known for Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984), Bloodsport (1988) and Nu ren si shi (1995). He died on April 14, 1999 in Seattle, Washington, USA.

Lao Che

16. David Yip

Actor | Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Born in Liverpool, one of eight children. David's father was a Chinese seaman from the Canton area of southern China, and his mother was from Liverpool. He trained at E15 Acting School, London in 1973 and since then worked in Film, Television, Theatre, Radio and other voice work both in the UK and ...

Wu Han

17. Jonathan Ke Quan

Actor | Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Jonathan Ke Quan was born on August 20, 1971 in Saigon, Vietnam as Ke Huy-Quan. He is known for his work on Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984), The Goonies (1985) and X-Men (2000).

Short Round

18. Roshan Seth

Actor | Gandhi

A native of New Delhi, India, British character actor of theater and film Roshan Seth honed the skills he learned at London's Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts in British repertory theater. His first break came in Peter Brook's production of A Midsummer Night's Dream, which toured in 1972. Seth ...

Chattar Lal

19. Raj Singh

Actor | Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Raj Singh is an actor, known for Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984), Kranti (1981) and Agneepath (1990).

Zalim Singh

20. Amrish Puri

Actor | Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Believe it or not, Amrish Puri wanted to become a Bollywood movie hero but failed a screen test in 1954. And what a failure it was! Mr. Puri went on to become one of the most renowned and credible villains in the history of Indian cinema. His most memorable and often quoted role is the character of...

Mola Ram

21. Philip Stone

Actor | The Shining

Philip Stone was an English character actor, born in Leeds, West Yorkshire, in 1924. His first job was for an engineering company in Leeds and he served in the Royal Air Force during the Second World War. He was on stage at the West End in London from 1947. He also contracted tuberculosis that year...

Captian Phillip Blumburtt

22. J.J. Hardy

Actor | Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

J.J. Hardy is an actor, known for Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989), Nobody's Fool (1986) and Disneyland (1954).

Herman Mueller

23. Sean Connery

Actor | The Rock

The tall, handsome and muscular Scottish actor Sean Connery is best known for being the original actor to portray the character of James Bond in the hugely successful movie franchise, starring in seven films between 1962 and 1983. Some believed that such a career-defining role might leave him ...

Henry Jones Sr.

24. Julian Glover

Actor | Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

Julian Wyatt Glover was born on March 27, 1935 in Hampstead, London, England, to Honor Ellen Morgan (Wyatt), a BBC journalist, and Claude Gordon Glover, a BBC radio producer. He is of English, Scottish and Welsh ancestry. Primarily a classical stage actor, Glover trained at the National Youth ...

Walter Donovan

25. Paul Maxwell

Actor | Aliens

Paul Maxwell was born on November 12, 1921 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He was an actor, known for Aliens (1986), Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) and A Bridge Too Far (1977). He was married to Mary Lindsay. He died on December 19, 1991 in London, England.

Panama Hat

26. Alison Doody

Actress | Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

Alison Doody was born in Dublin in 1966, in a well-off family. She is the youngest of three children. She was educated in a convent, where she gained a passion for the arts. She later studied at the National College of Fine Arts in Dublin, but left because she lacked the motivation and thought she ...

Elsa Schneider

27. Kevork Malikyan

Actor | Exodus: Gods and Kings

Kevork is a British actor of Armenian descent, born in Diyarbakir. He spent seven years training for priesthood at the Holy Cross Seminary, in Istanbul. He received his acting,and,teaching qualifications from Rose Bruford College,(1964-67). His first major film was Midnight Express, followed by, ...

Kazim

28. Michael Byrne

Actor | Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

Michael Byrne was born on November 7, 1943 in London, England. He is an actor, known for Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989), Tomorrow Never Dies (1997) and The Sum of All Fears (2002).

Ernst Vogel

29. Ruth de Sosa

Actress | Planes, Trains & Automobiles

Ruth de Sosa is an actress and producer, known for Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987), Hook (1991) and My Life (1993). She was previously married to Larry Drake.

Anna Mary Jones - Indy's mother

30. Ronny Coutteure

Actor | The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles

Ronny Coutteure was born on July 2, 1951 in Werwik, in Belgium. The year 2001 was his 30th year in the career of an actor, author, director and realizer, a career which began as clown. Ronny Coutteure worked for the cinema, the radio, television, the opera and the theatre. He is the author, the ...

Remy Baudouin

31. Margaret Tyzack

Actress | 2001: A Space Odyssey

Margaret Tyzack was born on September 9, 1931 in Plaistow, London, England as Margaret Maud Tyzack. She was an actress, known for 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), A Clockwork Orange (1971) and Match Point (2005). She was married to Alan R. Stephenson. She died on June 25, 2011 in Blackheath, London.

Helen Seymour

32. Saginaw Grant

Actor | The Lone Ranger

Saginaw is the Hereditary Chief and a respected member of the Sac and Fox, Iowa and Otoe-Missouria Nations.

In 1936, Saginaw Morgan Grant was born to Sarah and Austin Grant Sr. at Pawnee Indian Hospital in Pawnee, Oklahoma. He was raised on a farm in Cushing, Oklahoma with two brothers and one ...

Gray Cloud

33. Joseph Bennett

Actor | After the Fog

Joseph Bennett was born on August 28, 1894 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He was an actor, known for After the Fog (1929), Breed of the Border (1924) and Won in the Clouds (1928). He died on December 3, 1931 in Hollywood, California.

T.E. Lawrence

34. Douglas Henshall

Actor | Primeval

Douglas Henshall was born in Glasgow, Scotland in November 1965. His mother was a nurse and his father a salesman. He is the youngest of three children and has two older sisters. He grew up in Barrhead and attended Barrhead High School. Whilst at school a friend asked him to join The Scottish Youth...

T.E. Lawrence - Doug and Joe played T.E. in the Young Indiana Jones series.

35. Ray Winstone

Actor | The Departed

Ray Winstone was born on February 19, 1957, in Hackney Hospital in London, England, to Margaret (Richardson) and Raymond J. Winstone. He moved to Enfield, at age seven, where his parents had a fruit and vegetable business. He started boxing at the age of twelve at the famous Repton Amateur Boxing ...

George "Mac" McHale

36. Cate Blanchett

Actress | Carol

Cate Blanchett was born on May 14, 1969 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, to June (Gamble), an Australian teacher and property developer, and Robert DeWitt Blanchett, Jr., an American advertising executive, originally from Texas. She has an older brother and a younger sister. When she was ten ...

Irina Spalko - The main antagonist of the fourth film.

37. Igor Jijikine

Actor | Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

Igor Jijikine is a Russian-American actor best known for his powerful scenes opposite Harrison Ford in Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008).

He was born Igor Zhizhikin, in 1965, in Russia. Young Igor was fond of movies and acting; he was also a good sportsmen. He attended the ...

Colonel Antonin Dovchenko

38. Alan Dale

Actor | Priest

Alan Dale was born on May 6, 1947 in Dunedin, South Island, New Zealand. He is best known for his eight year role as Jim Robinson in the long running Australian soap opera Neighbours (1985), played Caleb in the hit Fox series The O.C. (2003), featured on Lost (2004) and has a long list of recurring...

General Bob Ross

39. Jim Broadbent

Actor | Moulin Rouge!

One of England's most versatile character actors, Jim Broadbent was born on May 24, 1949, in Lincolnshire, the youngest son of furniture maker Roy Laverick Broadbent and sculptress Doreen "Dee" (Findlay) Broadbent. Jim attended a Quaker boarding school in Reading before successfully applying for a ...

Dean Stanforth

40. Shia LaBeouf

Actor | Transformers

Shia Saide LaBeouf was born in Los Angeles, California, to Shayna (Saide) and Jeffrey Craig LaBeouf, and is an only child. His mother is from an Ashkenazi Jewish family, while his father has Cajun (French) ancestry. His parents are divorced. He started his career by doing stand-up comedy around ...

Mutt Williams

41. John Hurt

Actor | Nineteen Eighty-Four

This transatlantic talent was born John Vincent Hurt on January 22, 1940 in Shirebrook, a coal mining village near the busy market town of Chesterfield, in Derbyshire, England. He is the son of Phyllis (Massey), an engineer and one-time actress, and Arnold Herbert Hurt, an Anglican clergyman and ...

Harold Oxley



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