The Best Years of Our Lives

1947    2h 51m    Not Rated
It's the hope that sustains the spirit of every GI: the dream of the day when he will finally return home. For three WWII veterans, the day has arrived. But for each man, the dream is about to become a nightmare.
Directed By
William Wyler
Samuel Goldwyn Productions, RKO Radio Pictures
Cast of The Best Years of Our Lives
  • Fredric MarchAl Stephenson
  • Myrna LoyMilly Stephenson
  • Dana AndrewsFred Derry
  • Teresa WrightPeggy Stephenson
  • Virginia MayoMarie Derry
  • Cathy O'DonnellWilma Cameron
  • Hoagy CarmichaelButch Engle
  • Harold RussellHomer Parrish
  • Gladys GeorgeHortense Derry
  • Roman BohnenPat Derry
  • Ray CollinsMr. Milton
  • Minna GombellMrs. Parrish
  • Walter BaldwinMr. Parrish
  • Steve CochranCliff Scully
  • Dorothy AdamsMrs. Cameron
  • Don BeddoeMr. Cameron
  • Marlene AamesLuella Parrish
  • Charles HaltonPrew
  • Ray TealMr. Mollett
  • Howland ChamberlainThorpe
  • Dean WhiteNovak
  • Erskine SanfordBullard
  • Michael HallRob Stephenson
  • Victor CutlerWoody Merrill
  • Claire Du BreyMrs. Talburt - Perfume Customer (uncredited)
  • Pat FlahertySalvage Foreman (uncredited)
  • Jackie JacksonA Boy (uncredited)
  • William H. O'BrienNightclub Waiter (uncredited)
  • Bert StevensMan at Airport/Dinner Guest (uncredited)
  • Marion GrayDepartment Store Customer (uncredited)
  • Jimmy AmesJackie (uncredited)
  • Carol AndrewsSaleswoman (uncredited)
  • Mary ArdenMiss Barbour (uncredited)
  • Gertrude AstorWedding Guest (uncredited)
  • Edward BibyBank Dinner Guest (uncredited)
  • Harry CheshireMinister at Wedding (uncredited)
  • Sidney CluteDrugstore Clerk (uncredited)
  • Tom ColemanWaiter (uncredited)
  • Joyce ComptonHat Check Girl (uncredited)
  • James ConatyDinner Guest (uncredited)
  • Heinie ConklinCustomer (uncredited)
  • Bert ConwayATC Sergeant (uncredited)
  • Clancy CooperTaxi Driver (uncredited)
  • Mady CorrellAnnouncer (uncredited)
  • Roy DarmourParking Lot Attendant (uncredited)
  • Hal K. DawsonMan at Airport (uncredited)
  • Lawrence DobkinBank Customer with Hat (uncredited)
  • Lester DorrBar Patron (uncredited)
  • Thomas J. DuganDoorman (uncredited)
  • Dick EarleBank Dinner Guest (uncredited)
  • Edward EarleSteese - Bank (uncredited)
  • Blake EdwardsCorporal at ATC Counter (uncredited)
  • Billy EngleCustomer (uncredited)
  • Ben ErwayLou Latham - Bank (uncredited)
  • Doris June FesettaCamera Girl (uncredited)
  • Tennessee Ernie FordNightclub/Hillbilly Singer (uncredited)
  • Louise FranklinLadies' Room Attendant (uncredited)
  • Harry GilletteCard Player at Lucia's (uncredited)
  • Dick GordonMaitre d'Hotel (uncredited)
  • Herschel GrahamBank Dinner Guest (uncredited)
  • Earle HodginsDiner Attendant at Lucia's (uncredited)
  • Stuart HolmesWedding Guest (uncredited)
  • Ray HykeGus - Salvage Worker (uncredited)
  • John InceRyan - Bank Guard (uncredited)
  • Teddy InfuhrDexter - Brat in Drugstore (uncredited)
  • Georgia KaneSinger (uncredited)
  • Robert KarnesTechnical Sergeant (uncredited)
  • Kenner G. KempDinner Guest (uncredited)
  • Donald KerrSteve the Bartender (uncredited)
  • Gene KrupaMusician - Drum Solo (archive footage) (uncredited)
  • Ethelreda LeopoldNightclub Patron (uncredited)
  • Alyn LockwoodCounter Girl (uncredited)
  • Wilbur MackMan at Airport (uncredited)
  • Susan MannAnnouncer (uncredited)
  • Thomas MartinWaiter (uncredited)
  • Michael MaureeGlamour Girl (uncredited)
  • Doreen McCannA Girl (uncredited)
  • Peggy McIntyreGirl at Soda Fountain - Mollett Scene (uncredited)
  • Russell MeekerWedding Guest (uncredited)
  • Chef MilaniGiuseppe - Lucia's Restaurant Proprietor (uncredited)
  • Harold MillerWealthy Man at Nightclub (uncredited)
  • Ernesto MolinariCard Player (uncredited)
  • William NewellWaiter at Bank Dinner (uncredited)
  • Georgie NokesOne of Homer's 'Kids' (uncredited)
  • Joe PalmaCard Player (uncredited)
  • Leo PennATC Corporal (uncredited)
  • Caleb PetersonBlack Soldier at Airfield (uncredited)
  • Norman Phillips Jr.Clarence 'Sticky' Merkle (uncredited)
  • Jack RiceApartment Desk Clerk (uncredited)
  • Suzanne RidgwayGirl at Table with Cliff (uncredited)
  • Mickey RothBoy at Soda Fountain - Mollett Scene (uncredited)
  • Loretta RussellBank Dinner Guest (uncredited)
  • Ruth SandersonMrs. Garrett (uncredited)
  • Ralph SanfordGeorge H. Gibbons (uncredited)
  • Noreen SaylesGirl (uncredited)
  • Stephen SoldiCard Player (uncredited)
  • John TyrrellAngus - Butch's Waiter (uncredited)
  • Amelita WardCounter Girl (uncredited)
  • Jan WileyPerfume Saleswoman (uncredited)
  • Marek WindheimWaiter at Lucia's Restaurant (uncredited)
  • Catherine WylerDepartment Store Customer (uncredited)
  • Judy WylerDepartment Store Customer (uncredited)
  • William WylerDrug Store customer (uncredited)
The Best Years of Our Lives Reviews
Watch The Best Years of Our Lives Videos
  • The Best Years Of Our Lives
    The Best Years Of Our Lives

Take Plex everywhere

Watch free anytime, anywhere, on almost any device.
See the full list of supported devices