Celebrities who have played the role of Peter Pan in movies include Allison Williams, Kelly Macdonald and Robin Williams. Stars who have played the character onstage include Ben Whishaw, Sandy Duncan and Cathy Rigby.Continue Reading
Allison Williams appeared in the starring role in "Peter Pan Live!" on NBC in 2014. The NBC production was based on the Broadway musical version of the story, which usually stars a woman as Pan.
Kelly Macdonald appeared as Peter Pan in a play within a movie. In the 2004 movie "Finding Neverland," a biopic about the author of "Peter Pan," J.M. Barrie, she plays Pan when Barrie's play debuts onstage.
Robin Williams was one of the most famous actors to play Peter Pan. He appeared as a grown-up version of the character in Steven Spielberg's "Hook," which was released in 1991.
Ben Whishaw appeared in the 2013 play "Peter and Alice," which imagines what would have happened if the real life people who inspired "Peter Pan" and "Alice in Wonderland" met. The play also starred Judi Dench.
Sandy Duncan starred in the 1979 to 1981 Broadway revival of the musical version of "Peter Pan," which originally debuted in 1954. Cathy Rigby is one of the most famous Pan stage actors. She first played the character in 1974, and she later assumed the role for the musical's 1990 revival. She acted as Peter Pan until 2013.Learn more about Art & Literature