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Viva Vito

August 9, 2005 (7:00 am) GMT
Marlon Brando's character in the classic "The Godfather" as Vito Corleone has been named the Greatest Movie Character of All Time

Premiere magazine has listed The Top 100 Film Characters Ever, which first position is secured by the one of Marlon Brando's Vito Corleone in Francis Ford Coppola's classic "The Godfather." In 2nd place on the list is Humphrey Bogart's Fred C. Dobbs in the 1948 movie "The Treasure of the Sierra Madre." Vivien Leigh's Scarlett O'Hara from "Gone with the Wind" is the highest placed female character in third place.

Elsewhere, Anthony Perkins' role as Norman Bates in the 1960 "Psycho" is in 4th place, followed by 's original James Bond in "Dr. No" in 5th place. From 6 to 10 in sequence are 's Annie Hall - "Annie Hall" (1977); 's Indiana Jones - "Raiders of the Lost Ark" (1981); 's Ellen Ripley - "Alien" (1979); 's Jeff Spicoli - "Fast Times at Ridgemont High" (1982); and ' Gollum - "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy (2001).

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