Peter Sellers” Dr. Strangelove role tops fictional and real-life US leaders list

January 20th, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI  

Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): Peter Sellers famous role of President Merkin Muffley in cult movie Dr. Strangelove has landed the top spot in a new list of fictional and real-life U.S. leaders.

Sellers” role in the 1964 Stanley Kubrick film is followed by Harrison Ford’’s portrayal of James Marshall in Air Force One, reports Contactmusic.

Kevin Kline’’s role of William H. Mitchell in Dave came third in the CNN Inauguration Day countdown.

John Travolta as Governor Jack Stanton in Primary Colors stood fourth while Michael Douglas as President Andrew Shepherd in The American President rounded off the top five.

The top five are:

1. Peter Sellers as President Merkin Muffley (Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb)

2. Harrison Ford as James Marshall (Air Force One)

3. Kevin Kline as William H. Mitchell (Dave)

4. John Travolta as Governor Jack Stanton (Primary Colors)

5. Michael Douglas as President Andrew Shepherd (The American President) (ANI)

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