Actors Playing Presidents on the Big Screen

Bill Murray, Daniel Day-Lewis, Charlton Heston and more
Courtesy Everett Collection; 20th Century Fox Film Corp./Courtesy Everett Collection; David James

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In anticipation of The Butler, the star-studded historical drama about longtime White House butler Cecil Gaines, we're looking back at memorable moments when actors have stepped into presidential shoes. From Rocky's trainer to a former baseball-playing angel, you'll be surprised by some of the actors who have played commander-in-chief. The Butler is in theaters Friday, August 16th.

By Lucy Meilus

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