Famous Chauffeurs

Notable chauffeurs from the works of fiction, TV shows and the movies. Some of our favourite chauffeur characters.

Driving Miss Daisy (1989)

Hoke Colburn (Morgan Freeman) is the chief protagonist in the Academy Award winning Driving Miss Daisy. Hired by Boolie Werthan (Dan Akroyd) to chauffeur Daisy (Jessica Tandy) his mother in the late 1940s.

Thunderbirds (1960s)

Aloysius “Nosey” Parker is a fictional character introduced in the British 1960s Supermarionation television series Thunderbirds. Parker is employed at Creighton-Ward Mansion by Lady Penelope, serving as her butler and chauffeur (driving FAB 1, a modified, pink Rolls-Royce). Like Penelope, he is an International Rescue field agent.

The Big Lebowski (1998)

Tony, the chauffeur (Dom Irrera) in The Big Lebowski.

The Princess Diaries (2001)

Joseph (Hector Elizondo) in The Princess Diaries.

Die Hard (1988)

Argyle (De’voreaux White) in Die Hard.

My Chauffeur (1986)

Casey Meadows (Deborah Foreman) in My Chauffeur.

The Green Hornet (1966)

Bruce Lee portrayed Kato, the skilled martial artist, valet and chauffeur to the Green Hornet.

Downton Abbey (2010)

Tom Branson (played by Allen Leech) was initially the family chauffeur, employed in Series 1 of Downton Abbey

Dallas (1981)

Michael Culhane portrayed by Wayne Northrop, was introduced in the series’ 1981 pilot episode of Dallas as the chauffeur of oil tycoon Blake Carrington.

2012 (2009)

In “2012”, struggling science-fiction writer Jackson Curtis, played by John Cusack is a chauffeur in Los Angeles.

X-Men (2000)

JamesJimmyHowlett, also known as Logan or by his codename, The Wolverine, is a fictional character and primary protagonist of 20th Century Fox‘s X-Men film series. In 2029, Logan spends his days working as a chauffeur.

Pretty Woman (1990)

Darryl played by R. Darrell Hunter plays the limo driving chauffeur in Pretty Woman.

Upstairs, Downstairs (1971)

Thomas David Watkins portrayed by John Alderton became chauffeur to the Bellamys at Eaton Place in Upstairs, Downstairs.

Dumb and Dumber (1994)

Lloyd Christmas portrayed by Jim Carrey, a chip-toothed chauffeur in Dumb and Dumber.