Fictional Architects in Movies

Via we ran into this list of fictional architects in movies. There are some classic ones, like Henry Fonda. Some new ones like Adam Sandler. And there’s even an actual architect who made it to The Simpsons.

Which one do you like the most? The least? Is there anyone missing in this list? Some actor/actress you would really like as an architect in a movie? Tell us what you think. Full list after the break.

Update: Images and sources were taken from They did this article with different sources like DanStewart, Ajolote Boletin, Archinect, ArchitExploitation, and more.

Paul Newman in “The Towering Inferno”:

Keanu Reeves in “The Lake”:

Steve Martin in “HouseSitter”:

Woody Harrelson in “Indecent Proposal”:

Michael Keaton in “White Noise”:

Frank Gehry (voice) in “The Simpsons”:

Gary Cooper in “Fountainhead”:

Jude Law (Landscape Architect” in “Breaking and Entering”:

Adam Sandler in “Click”:

Liam Neeson in “Love Actually”:

Wesley Snipes in “Jungle Fever”:

Luke Wilson in “My Super Ex-Girlfriend”:

Ashton Kutcher (Student) in “Butterfly Effect”:

Matt Dillon in “You, Me and Dupree” and “There’s Something About Mary”:

Tom Hanks in “Sleepless in Seattle”:

Charles Bronson in “Death Wish”:

Michelle Pfeiffer in “One Fine Day”:

Tom Selleck in “Three Men and a Baby”:

Henry Fonda in “12 Angry Men”:

Zach Braff in “The Last Kiss”:

Virginia Madsen in “Firewall”:

Matthew Broderick in “The Cable Guy”:

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Cite: Sebastian Jordana. "Fictional Architects in Movies" 30 Aug 2009. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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