11 Stars Who Played Alexander Hamilton
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hamilton (Broadway 2015-)
The Tony winner's legacy will be permanently attached to the man he portrayed for years on the stage, bringing Alexander Hamilton's life story to the Great White Way.
Rufus Sewell, John Adams (2008)
In March 2008, HBO debuted John Adams, a miniseries about the former president's life, and recruited Rufus Sewell to take on the role of the first secretary of the treasury.
George Arliss, Alexander Hamilton (1931)
George Arliss took interest in the life of Alexander Hamilton in the early 20th century. He co-wrote a Broadway play Hamilton with Mary P. Hamlin in 1917, and played the lead in the 1931 film adaptation, Alexander Hamilton.
Richard Bekins, George Washington II: The Forging of a Nation (1986)
Richard Bekins joined the ranks of onscreen Alexander Hamiltons in 1986, when CBS aired the TV movie George Washington II: The Forging of a Nation.
Colm Feore, Liberty! The American Revolution (1997)
PBS released the six-hour miniseries Liberty! The American Revolution in 1997, telling the tale of the famed event with Colm Feore in the role of Alexander Hamilton.
Michael Cera, Drunk History (2007)
In 2007, viewers got their first taste of Drunk History with a little lesson on Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr. Michael Cera played the statesman in the debut episode of the web series.
Javier Muñoz, Hamilton (Broadway 2015-)
After serving as an alternate for Lin-Manuel Miranda in the role of Alexander Hamilton, Muñoz took over full-time in 2016, when the creator ended his starring run.
Sean Haggerty, TURN: Washington's Spies (2016)
After two years on AMC, TURN: Washington's Spies introduced Alexander Hamilton to the small screen, adding Sean Haggerty to the cast.
Brían F. O'Byrne, American Experience: Alexander Hamilton (2007)
PBS' long-running American Experience devoted an installment to Alexander Hamilton in 2007, featuring Brían F. O'Byrne as the title character.
Alia Shawkat, Drunk History (2016)
Alexander Hamilton became a part of Drunk History once again, played by Alia Shawkat in a Lin-Manuel Miranda-starring episode in 2016.
Miguel Cervantes, Hamilton (2016-)
Hamilton made its way to Chicago in 2016, introducing a new cast that includes Miguel Cervantes in the starring role.