There have been so many different takes on the character of Satan AKA Lucifer by various different talented actors. It’s hard to choose which portrayal of the character is superior. Today we at Humor Nation are counting down our top five portrayals of Lucifer.
So Let’s Take A Look At 7 Best Portrayals of Satan AKA Lucifer Morningstar!
1. John Milton/Satan From ‘The Devil’s Advocate’ (1997). Portrayed by Al Pacino.
Al Pacino has also played the Devil, he’s the head of a successful law firm in New York and is named John Milton. John Milton, the name comes from the author of Paradise Lost which is about the fall of man. This portrayal of devil is a slippery conman which is brilliantly played by Al Pacino who uses his the power of temptation and manipulation to corrupt you.
2. Lucifer Morningstar From ‘Lucifer’ (2016-). Portrayed by Tom Ellis.
The TV show ‘Lucifer’ centers around Lucifer Morningstar who decides to take a vacation from ruling Hell and he arrives in Los Angeles where he opens up a nightclub. The character of Lucifer is brilliantly played by Tom Ellis. Lucifer is the protagonist of the whole story. The entire show centers around him, Lucifer learning to accept who he truly is. He’s trying to balance the goodness and the necessary evil in him. This Lucifer has no plan to doom the world, but he rather wants a place to belong. He wants to live on his terms and enjoy all the pleasures that the world has to offer. Along the line as the show progresses, Lucifer battles his inner demons, he makes a choice of who he truly is.
3. Lucifer From ‘Supernatural’ (2009-). Portrayed by Mark Pellegrino.
Lucifer has played an integral role in the long-running fantasy drama Supernatural. When Lucifer is freed from the cage where he was locked away for hundreds of years, he plans to start an apocalypse and destroy the world. The character of Lucifer has gone through many transformations, initially, he was the god’s beloved, but the mark which was the key to Darkness’ cage corrupted him so he was cast out. This Lucifer can be funny at times, but make no mistake he can be very ruthless, manipulative, and wouldn’t mind snapping his fingers to end your existence in a second.