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Jesus in the Movies

While 2.2 billion people worldwide follow Him and his teachings,  Jesus Christ  places only as the second most-portrayed person on screen, according the Internet Movie Database.

Santa Claus beats the Son of God for the top spot on the list with 850 portrayls to Jesus’ 350.

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Dean’s List
03/28/13

The blessings and curses of Jesus on the big screen

When it comes to acting playing “Jesus” is a big role with a lot of preconceived notions on how the part should be played.

That added pressure could be a blessing or a curse, making or breaking a career.

WGN’s Dean Richards takes a look at some of the most memorable portrayals of the man from Galilee.

Dean’s List
03/28/13

Interview with Ted Neely

Interview with Ted Neely

Dean’s List
03/28/13

Full interview with cast of The Bible

Full interview with cast of The Bible

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