The Movie Moments Homepage / Reviews & More

8 Elderly Supporting Characters Who Stole Thunder From The Leads

They often say movies are for the young, but we say, hey, what do ‘they’ know? A lot of great movies have had some even greater older performances, but for this list, we’re looking at films where a younger cast leads most of the show until an elderly actor suddenly comes along and utterly steals the thunder. Here are 8 of the best.

(8) Saving Private Ryan

Elderly Supporting Characters

(7) Into the Wild

Elderly Supporting Characters

(6) Hamlet

Elderly Supporting Characters

(5) The Notebook

Elderly Supporting Characters

(4) The Shawshank Redemption

Elderly Supporting Characters

(3) The Green Mile

Paul2

 

(2) Old School

Elderly Supporting Characters

(1) Parenthood

Elderly Supporting Characters

Who are your favorite older actors in film? Let us know in the comments below.

Loading...
You might also like

2 Comments

  1. Andrew June 1, 2016
    • David Duprey June 1, 2016