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

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