Live Poll: Second Bananas: Movie and TV U.S. Vice President Portrayals

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2019 is shaping up to be the year of the Vice President in the world of entertainment. The year will be highlighted by both the final season of Veep (2012) and the Oscar campaign behind Vice (2018), the first major film whose story line focuses on a sitting American Vice President. In celebration of second bananas everywhere:

Part One: Second Bananas Real-Life U.S. Vice President Portrayals
Which of these movie or television biographical portrayals of a real-life former U.S. Vice President gets your vote for the best of the bunch?

See the partial list of movie or television real-life U.S. Vice President portrayals here: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls040343450/

Poll: https://www.imdb.com/poll/LX6bBBMvoyY/

Part Two: Second Bananas Fictional U.S. Vice President Portrayals
Which of these movie or television portrayals of a fictional U.S. Vice President gets your vote for the best of the bunch?

See the partial list of movie or television fictional U.S. Vice President portrayals here: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls040335143/

Poll: https://www.imdb.com/poll/bdg5Yjxo938/
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Note: space considerations limit titles to no more than two or three Vice President characters  that have significant story lines per movie or TV series.

REAL-LIFE HONORABLE MENTIONS


Stephen Dillane
John Adams
Vice President Thomas Jefferson


James Whitmore
Give 'em Hell, Harry!
Vice President Harry Truman


Ken Howard
1776
Vice President Thomas Jefferson


William Daniels
1776
Vice President John Adams


Randy Quaid
LBJ: The Early Years
Vice President Lyndon Johnson


John Carroll Lynch
Jackie
Vice President Lyndon Johnson


Liev Schreiber
Lee Daniels' The Butler
Vice President Lyndon Johnson


John Cusack
Lee Daniels' The Butler
Vice President Richard Nixon


Tom Wilkinson
Selma
Vice President Lyndon Johnson


Charlton Heston
The Patriots (1963)
Vice President Thomas Jefferson

FICTIONAL HONORABLE MENTIONS

Ben Gazzara
Shadow Conspiracy
Vice President Paul Saxon


Jeff Perry
Scandal, Mercy
Vice President Cyrus Beene


Ray Wise
24 (2001)
Vice President Hal Gardner


Tessie Santiago
Scandal, Transfer of Power
Vice President Luna Vargas


Alan Dale
24, Day 2: 12:00 a.m.-1:00 a.m.
Vice President Jim Prescott


Geena Davis
Commander in Chief, Pilot
Vice President Mackenzie Allen (briefly)


Aunjanue Ellis
Designated Survivor (2016)
Vice President Eleanor Darby



James Lesure
Salvation (2017)
Vice President Trey Thomason



Victor Garber
Big Game
Vice President


Dan Ziskie
House of Cards
Vice President Jim Matthews


Patty Duke
Hail to the Chief
President Julia Mansfield (Vice President, former)


Ed O'Neill
The West Wing, A Change Is Gonna Come
Eric Baker *(Vice President designate)


Scott Foley
Scandal, Transfer of Power
Jake Ballard *(Vice President elect)


John Spencer
The West Wing
Leo McGarry *(Vice President elect)


Joan Allen
The Contender
Laine Hanson *(Vice President appointee)
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MORE REAL-LIFE HONORABLE MENTIONS

David Niven
Magnificent Doll
Aaron Burr


Nigel Hawthorne
Amistad
Martin Van Burn


Van Heflin
Tennessee Johnson
Andrew Johnson


James Cromwell
RFK
Lyndon Johnson
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EVEN MORE HONORABLE MENTIONS

? Possible Future Option
He is confirmed in the role, but not currently
listed in credits. I am unsure of scope of role or
whether his scenes made the final cut or script.
No picture has been released as of yet.
Bill Pullman
Vice
Nelson Rockefeller


Mark Camacho
X-Men: Days of Future Past
Richard Nixon


Bradley Whitford
All the Way
Hubert Humphrey