David Bowie: 25 of Artist's Most Unforgettable Onscreen Moments

Five decades of star turns and innovative clips from rock's ultimate video artist

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'The Man Who Fell to Earth' (1976)

His most famous film role – inspired when director Nicolas Roeg saw the Cracked Actor documentary on TV and realized he'd found the perfect guy to play a Martian stranded in America. "My one snapshot memory I have of that film is not having to act," Bowie said in 1993. "I wasn't of this Earth at that particular time."

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