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