Ulysses S. Grant cultural depictions
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18th President of the United States
Grant is the third most popular American president to be portrayed in movies, films, or cinema, his character appearing in 35 movies. He is often portrayed as a drunkard, which is historically inaccurate. Portrayals include:
- The Birth of a Nation (1915), played by Donald Crisp
- E. Alyn Warren played Grant in
- Joseph Crehan played Grant in
- Tennessee Johnson (1942), played by Harrison Greene
- From the Earth to the Moon (1958), played by Morris Ankrum
- How the West Was Won (1962), played by Harry Morgan
- The Legend of the Lone Ranger (1981), played by Jason Robards
- Wild Wild West (1999), played by Kevin Kline
- Jonah Hex (2010), played by Aidan Quinn
- Lincoln (2012), played by Jared Harris
- Field of Lost Shoes (2014), played by Tom Skerritt
- Wagon Train, "The Colter Craven Story", aired November 23, 1960, portrayed by Paul Birch
- The Wild Wild West, aired on CBS, 1965–1969, portrayed by James Gregory (series pilot) and Roy Engel
- Lincoln, 1974, portrayed by Norman Burton
- Branded "The Assassins: Part One", aired March 27, 1966, portrayed by William Bryant "The Assassins: Part Two", aired April 3, 1966, portrayed by William Bryant 
- The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams, aired on NBC, 1978, in its episode 2-20 "The Stranger" shows a young Captain Grant, portrayed by Mark Slade.
- The Blue and the Gray, aired on CBS, 1982, portrayed by Rip Torn
- North and South, aired on ABC, 1986, portrayed by Anthony Zerbe
- Lincoln, 1988, portrayed by James Gammon
- The Civil War, aired on PBS, 1990, voiced by Jason Robards
- Lincoln, aired on PBS, 1992, portrayed by Rod Steiger
- The Day Lincoln Was Shot, aired on TNT, 1998, portrayed by John Ashton.
- Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, aired on HBO, 2007, portrayed by Senator Fred Thompson.
- Sherman's March, aired on the History Channel, 2007, portrayed by Harry Bulkeley
- Hell on Wheels, aired on AMC, 2013-2016, portrayed by Victor Slezak
- see IMDb page for Grant
- 30Jun08. "Top Five Cinematically Portrayed Presidents". Chasness.wordpress.com. Retrieved February 5, 2011.
- "The Assassins: Part One", IMBD, viewed on 02-01-2014
- "The Assassins: Part Two", IMBD, viewed on 02-01-2014
- The Stranger
- "The Day Lincoln Was Shot (TV 1998) – IMDb". IMDb.com, Inc. Retrieved March 29, 2011.
- Media related to Ulysses S. Grant at Wikimedia Commons