Ben-Hur (1959)

Ben-Hur (1959)

Director: William Wyler
Producer: Sam Zimbalist
Screenplay: Karl Tunberg
Based on: Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (1880) by Lew Wallace
Narrated by: Finlay Currie
Genre: Epic | Historical | Biblical | Drama
Music: Miklós Rózsa
Country: United States
Language: English
Studio: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release date: 1959
Running time: 212 minutes

Cast:

Charlton Heston

 

Charlton Heston (1923-2008)

as Judah Ben-Hur

 

 

Jack Hawkins

 

Jack Hawkins (1910-1973)

as Quintus Arrius

 

 

Stephen Boyd

 

Stephen Boyd (1931-1977)

as Messala

 

 

Hugh Griffith

 

Hugh Griffith (1912-1980)

as Sheik Ilderim

 

 

Finlay Currie

 

Finlay Currie (1878-1968)

as Balthasar and the narrator

 

 

Martha Scott

 

Martha Scott (1912-2003)

as Miriam

 

 

Cathy O'Donnell

 

Cathy O’Donnell (1923-1970)

as Tirzah

 

 

Haya Harareet

 

Haya Harareet (1931)

as Esther

 

 

Sam Jaffe

 

Sam Jaffe (1891-1984)

as Simonides

 

 

Frank Thring

 

Frank Thring (1926-1994)

as Pontius Pilate

 

 

Terence Longdon

 

Terence Longdon (1922-2011)

as Drusus

 

 

George Relph

 

George Relph (1888-1960)

as Tiberius Caesar

 

 

André Morell

 

André Morell (1909-1978)

as as Sextus