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Men who would be Gatsby

Men who would be Gatsby: Warner Baxter, Robert Redford, Leonardo DiCaprio

April 16, 2012
  • Mia Farrow and Robert Redford in the 1974 version of "The Great Gatsby." There was a lot of ballyhoo over this lavish 1974 production with the superstar, but reviews were mixed to negative.
Mia Farrow and Robert Redford in the 1974 version of "The Great Gatsby."… (Paramount Pictures )

Men Who Would Be Gatsby

Besides Alan Ladd, several actors have played Jay Gatsby on film.

Warner Baxter

The popular actor played Jay Gatsby in this 1926 silent version. No copies are known to exist.

Robert Redford

There was a lot of ballyhoo over this lavish 1974 production with the superstar, but reviews were mixed to negative.

Leonardo DiCaprio

The Oscar nominee is the latest incarnation in Baz Luhrmann's version set for a Christmas release.

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