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Caiaphas (Character)
from The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965)

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Biography:
Joseph Caiaphas, known simply as Caiaphas (Greek: ) in the New Testament... See more »
Alternate Names:
Caiaphus / Caifa / Caifas / Caifs / Caiphas / Caiphe / Calaphas / Caphe / High Priest / High Priest #1 / High Priest #2 / High Priest Caiaphas / John Ciaphas / Joseph Caiaphas / Kai / Kaifa / Kaifas / Kaiphas / Kajafas / Kafas / junger Kaiphas

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  1. Il Cristo di Gamala: la vera storia dell'uomo chiamato Gesù (2017) Played by Piergiuseppe Francione (as Caifa)
  2. Revival! (2017) Played by Dwain A. Perry
  3. Jesus Cries (2015) Played by Christian Sengewald (as Kaiphas) / Sebastian Anklam (as junger Kaiphas)

  4. Easter Mysteries (2016) Played by Phillip Boykin
  5. Risen (2016) Played by Stephen Greif
  6. "A.D. The Bible Continues"
        - The Abomination (2015) TV episode, Played by Richard Coyle
        - Rise Up (2015) TV episode, Played by Richard Coyle
        - Brothers in Arms (2015) TV episode, Played by Richard Coyle
        - Saul's Return (2015) TV episode, Played by Richard Coyle
        - The Road to Damascus (2015) TV episode, Played by Richard Coyle
          (7 more)
  7. Killing Jesus (2015) (TV) Played by Rufus Sewell
  8. Story of Judas (2015) Played by Nouari Nezzar (as Caphe)
    ... aka "Histoire de Judas" - France (original title)
  9. The Gospel of Luke (2015) Played by Ramdane Aala
  10. The Gospel of Mark (2015) Played by Ramdane Aala
  11. The Gospel of John (2014) Played by Ramdane Aala
  12. By His Stripes (2014) Played by Fritz Beiswenger
  13. Saul: The Journey to Damascus (2014) Played by John Rhys-Davies (as Caiphas)
  14. Barabbas (2014/I) Played by Andrew Holt (as Caiaphus)
  15. The Savior (2014/II) Played by Lutuf Nouasser
  16. Son of God (2014) Played by Adrian Schiller
  17. The Gospel of Matthew (2014) Played by Ramdane Aala
  18. Jesus Christ Superstar (2013) (V) Played by Jeroen van der Brink
  19. "The Bible"
        - Courage (2013) TV episode, Played by Adrian Schiller
        - Mission (2013) TV episode, Played by Adrian Schiller
        - Betrayal (2013) TV episode, Played by Adrian Schiller
  20. The King (2012) Played by Tonino Murgia
    ... aka "Su re" - Italy (original title)
  21. Jesus Christ Superstar - Live Arena Tour (2012) (V) Played by Pete Gallagher
  22. An Innocent Man? (2012) (TV) Played by Jeremy Kewley (as John Ciaphas)
  23. Mary of Nazareth (2012) (TV) Played by Marco Gambino (as Kaifa)
    ... aka "Maria di Nazaret" - Germany (original title)
  24. "The Life of Jesus Christ" (2011) TV series Played by Dave Nilson
  25. The Disciple (2010) Played by Stephen Hughes
  26. Good Friday (2010) Played by Richard Kinsey
  27. The Tear (2010) Played by Jim Petersmith

  28. At Jesus' Side (2008) (V) Played by Richard Newman (as Caiaphus)
  29. "The Passion"
        - Episode #1.4 (2008) TV episode, Played by Ben Daniels
        - Episode #1.3 (2008) TV episode, Played by Ben Daniels
        - Episode #1.2 (2008) TV episode, Played by Ben Daniels
        - Episode #1.1 (2008) TV episode, Played by Ben Daniels
  30. Color of the Cross 2: The Resurrection (2008) Played by David Novak
  31. Archko Confessions (2008) Played by Robert David
  32. Gangster's Paradise: Jerusalema (2008) Played by Patrick Bakoba (as Caiphas)
    ... aka "Jerusalema" - South Africa (original title)
  33. "The Easter Experience" (2007) TV series Played by John Sampson
  34. Dante's Inferno (2007) Played by Paul Zaloom
  35. Color of the Cross (2006) Played by Elya Baskin (as Caiphas)
  36. Alexander the Great (2006) (V) Played by David Bowles
  37. "The Master and Margarita"
    ... aka "Master i Margarita" - Russia (original title)
        - Episode #1.2 (2005) TV episode, Played by Valentin Gaft
        - Episode #1.1 (2005) TV episode, Played by Valentin Gaft
  38. The Life and the Passion of Christ (2005) (TV) Played by Kai Cofer
  39. Kvetchin' of the Christ (2004) Played by Jeff Sable (as Caiaphus)
  40. Spartacus (2004) (TV) Played by Alexander Preslavski (as Caiaphus)
  41. Judas (2004) (TV) Played by Bob Gunton (as High Priest Caiaphas)
  42. The Passion of the Christ (2004) Played by Mattia Sbragia (as Caiphas)
    ... aka "The Passion Recut" - International (English title) (cut version), USA (recut version)
  43. "Animated Stories from the New Testament"
        - Worthy Is the Lamb (2004) TV episode, Played by Simon Mason
        - John the Baptist (1990) TV episode, Played by Gregory Snegoff
        - The Righteous Judge (1990) TV episode, Played by Gregory Snegoff
        - Saul of Tarsus (1990) TV episode, Played by Gregory Snegoff
        - The Miracles of Jesus (1989) TV episode, Played by Gregory Snegoff
          (1 more)
  44. Hero: The Rock Opera (2004) (V) Played by Billy Buchanan (as Kai)
  45. Mary, Mother of the Son of God (2003) Played by Ítalo Rossi (as Caifs)
    ... aka "Maria, Mãe do Filho de Deus" - Brazil (original title)
  46. The Visual Bible: The Gospel of John (2003) Played by Cedric Smith
    ... aka "The Gospel of John" - USA (short title)
  47. "Bible Mysteries"
        - Crucifixion (????) TV episode, Played by Abdelilah Wahbi (as Caiphas)
  48. The Friends of Jesus - Judas (2001) (TV) Played by Todd Carter (as Caifa)
    ... aka "Gli amici di Gesù - Giuda" - Italy (original title)
    ... aka "Close to Jesus" - USA (DVD box title)
    ... aka "Judas" - Europe (English title)
  49. The Cross (2001) Played by Joe Primavera
  50. St. Paul (2000) (TV) Played by Jack Hedley (as High Priest)
    ... aka "San Paolo" - Italy (original title)
    ... aka "Paul the Apostle" - USA (DVD title)
    ... aka "The Bible: Paul of Tarsos" - International (English title)
  51. "Great Performances"
        - Jesus Christ Superstar (2000) TV episode, Played by Frederick B. Owens
  52. The Miracle Maker (2000) Played by David Schofield
  53. The Testaments: Of One Fold and One Shepherd (2000) Played by Joe Leavitt (as Caiaphus) / Jobe Allen (as High Priest) / Bob Eric Hart (as High Priest #2) / Marvin Payne (as High Priest #1)
    ... aka "The Testaments" - USA (short title)

  54. Jesus (1999) (TV) Played by Christian Kohlund
  55. Jésus (1999) (TV) Played by Christophe Malavoy (as Caphe)
  56. Atlanta Passion Play: 2nd Edition (1998) (V) Played by Scott Winters
  57. The Emissary: A Biblical Epic (1997) Played by Kermit Christman
    ... aka "Pablo, el emisario" - USA (Spanish title) (video title)
    ... aka "Paul the Emissary" - USA (DVD title)
    ... aka "Paul: The Emissary" - USA (video title)
  58. Kristo (1996) Played by Tony Mabesa
  59. The Revolutionary II (1996) (V) Played by Johnny Philips
    ... aka "El revolucionario - parte II" - USA (Spanish title)
    ... aka "The Life of Jesus - Vol. 2: The Revolutionary" - USA (video box title)
  60. "A Última Semana" Played by Jonas Mello (as Caifs)
    ... aka "Holy Week" - USA (video title)
    ... aka "The Final Week" - International (English title) (dubbed version)
        - Episode #1.2 (1996) TV episode, Played by Jonas Mello (as Caifs)
        - Episode #1.1 (1996) TV episode, Played by Jonas Mello (as Caifs)
  61. The Revolutionary (1995) (V) Played by Johnny Philips
    ... aka "The Life of Jesus: The Revolutionary" - USA (video box title)
  62. Marie de Nazareth (1995) Played by Omar Chenbod (as Caiphe)
    ... aka "Mary of Nazareth" - USA (informal literal English title)
  63. Muka (1994) (TV) Played by Bozidar Boban (as Kaifa)
  64. Master i Margarita (1994) Played by Vyacheslav Shalevich (as Kaifa)
    ... aka "The Master and Margarita" - International (English title) (informal English title)
  65. The Gospel According to Matthew (1993) Played by Gordon van Rooyen
    ... aka "The Visual Bible: Matthew" - South Africa (original title)
    ... aka "Jesus the Christ" - USA (video title)
  66. Incident in Judaea (1991) (TV) Played by Lee Montague (as Joseph Caiaphas)
  67. The N-Town Passion (1990) (V) Played by Edgar Schell (as Caiphas)

  68. The Easter Story (1989) (V) Played by Tony Jay
    ... aka "The Greatest Adventure: Stories from the Bible - The Easter Story" - USA (series title)
  69. His Last Days (1987) (V) Played by Ari Sorko-Ram
  70. "Pontios Pilatos" Played by Andreas Filippides
        - Episode #1.2 (1987) TV episode, Played by Andreas Filippides
        - Episode #1.1 (1987) TV episode, Played by Andreas Filippides
  71. "A.D."
        - Part 5 (1985) TV episode, Played by Harold Kasket
        - Part 4 (1985) TV episode, Played by Harold Kasket
        - Part 3 (1985) TV episode, Played by Harold Kasket
        - Part 2 (1985) TV episode, Played by Harold Kasket
        - Part 1 (1985) TV episode, Played by Harold Kasket
  72. The Day Christ Died (1980) (TV) Played by Colin Blakely
  73. La vida de nuestro señor Jesucristo (1980) Played by Carlos Ancira
    ... aka "The Life of Jesus Christ" - USA (video title)
    ... aka "The Nativity: The Life of Jesus Christ" - USA (DVD title)

  74. The Jesus Film (1979) Played by Ori Levy
    ... aka "Jesus" - USA (original title)
    ... aka "The Jesus Movie" - USA (video title)
    ... aka "Word-for-Word, the Bible on Video: Gospel of Luke" - USA (video box title)
  75. In Search of Historic Jesus (1979) Played by John Anderson
  76. La passion (1978) (TV) Played by Anna Babel (as Caphe)
  77. "Jesus of Nazareth"
        - Part 2 (1977) TV episode, Played by Anthony Quinn
        - Part 1 (1977) TV episode, Played by Anthony Quinn
  78. Juudas Iskariot (1977) (TV) Played by Tauno Lehtihalmes (as Kaifas)
  79. The Passover Plot (1976) Played by Hugh Griffith / Heinz Bernard (as High Priest)
  80. Il messia (1975) Played by John Karlsen
  81. "El teatro"
        - El Judas (1975) TV episode, Played by Andrés Mejuto (as Caifs)
  82. La vérité sur l'imaginaire passion d'un inconnu (1974) Played by Maurice Poullenot (as Caphe)
  83. The Burning Hell (1974) Played by Conred Pirkle
  84. Jesus Christ Superstar (1973) Played by Bob Bingham
  85. Gospel Road: A Story of Jesus (1973) Played by Saul Holiff
    ... aka "Gospel Road" - USA (short title)
  86. "Appointment with Destiny"
        - The Crucifixion of Jesus (1972) TV episode, Played by Yehuda Efroni
  87. Pilatus und andere - Ein Film für Karfreitag (1972) (TV) Played by Vladek Sheybal (as Kaiphas)
  88. Jesús, María y José (1972) Played by Carlos Ancira (as Caifs)
    ... aka "Jesus, Mary and Joseph" - International (English title) (informal title)
  89. Jesús, nuestro Señor (1971) Played by Carlos Ancira (as Caifs)
  90. Bach: Matthäus-Passion (1971) (TV) Played by Siegmund Nimsgern
  91. "Teatterituokio"
        - Pilatus (1970) TV episode, Played by Martti Pennanen (as Kaifas)
        - Barrabas (1967) TV episode, Played by Matti Ranin (as Kaifas)
  92. Herrat tuomarit (1970) (TV) Played by Aarre Karén (as Kaifas)
  93. Da Gerusalemme a Damasco (1970) Played by Enrico Osterman (as Caifa)

  94. "The Wednesday Play"
        - Son of Man (1969) TV episode, Played by Bernard Hepton
  95. "Acts of the Apostles" Played by Enrico Osterman (as Caifa)
    ... aka "Atti degli apostoli" - Italy (original title)
        - Episode #1.2 (1969) TV episode, Played by Enrico Osterman (as Caifa)
        - Episode #1.1 (1969) TV episode, Played by Enrico Osterman (as Caifa)
  96. Heeft geleden onder Pontius Pilatus (1967) (TV) Played by Frans Van den Brande (as Kafas)
  97. Pontius Pilatus (1966) (TV) Played by Carl Lange (as Kaiphas)
  98. El proceso de Cristo (1966) Played by Germán Robles (as Caifas)
    ... aka "The Trial of Christ" - International (English title) (literal English title)
  99. The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965) Played by Martin Landau
    ... aka "George Stevens Presents The Greatest Story Ever Told" - UK (complete title), USA (complete title)
  100. Het grote begin (1963) (TV) Played by Johan Schmitz (as Kajafas)
  101. Acto da Primavera (1963) Played by Renato Palhares (as Caifas)
    ... aka "Passion of Jesus" - International (English title) (informal title)
    ... aka "Rite of Spring" - International (English title) (informal title)
  102. Pontius Pilate (1962) Played by Basil Rathbone
    ... aka "Ponzio Pilato" - Italy (original title)
  103. King of Kings (1961) Played by Guy Rolfe
    ... aka "Samuel Bronston's Production King of Kings" - UK (complete title), USA (complete title)
  104. The Man Born to Be King (1961) (TV) Played by Chris Wiggins (as Joseph Caiaphas)
  105. "About Religion"
        - The News on Good Friday (1960) TV episode, Played by Ralph Truman
  106. The True Mistery of the Passion (1960) (TV) Played by Rupert Davies

  107. The Redeemer (1959) Played by Félix Acaso (as Joseph Caiaphas)
    ... aka "El redentor" - Spain (original title)
    ... aka "The Life of Christ: Mysteries of the Rosary Volume 2" - USA (series title)
    ... aka "The Life of Christ: The Amazing Trilogy" - USA (video box title)
    ... aka "The Sorrowful Mysteries" - USA (video box title)
  108. La spada e la croce (1958) Played by Nando Tamberlani (as Caifa)
  109. "BBC Sunday-Night Theatre"
        - The Green Pastures (1958) TV episode, Played by Dan Jackson (as High Priest)
        - Caesar's Friend (1954) TV episode, Played by Robert Atkins
  110. The Power of the Resurrection (1958) Played by Robert Cornthwaite
    ... aka "The Passion and the Power of the Christ" - USA (video title)
  111. The Book of Acts Series (1957) Played by Taylor Holmes (as High Priest)
    ... aka "Acts of the Apostles" - USA (video box title)
    ... aka "Acts of the Apostles: Stories from the Early Church" - USA (DVD title)
  112. "Jesus of Nazareth"
        - Episode #1.8 (1956) TV episode, Played by Ewen Solon
        - Episode #1.7 (1956) TV episode, Played by Ewen Solon
        - Episode #1.6 (1956) TV episode, Played by Ewen Solon
  113. Wine of Morning (1955) Played by Bruce Lemmen
  114. Day of Triumph (1954) Played by Ralph Freud
  115. Il figlio dell'uomo (1954) Played by Antonio Vigilante (as Caifa)
  116. "Family Theatre"
        - I Beheld His Glory (1953) TV episode, Played by James Griffith
  117. O Mártir do Calvário (1953) (TV) Played by Walter Stuart (as Caifs)
  118. Le chemin de Damas (1952) Played by Michel Simon (as Caphe)
  119. "Studio One in Hollywood"
    ... aka "Studio One" - USA (original title)
    ... aka "Studio One Summer Theatre" - USA (summer title)
    ... aka "Summer Theatre" - USA (summer title)
    ... aka "Westinghouse Studio One" - USA (alternative title)
    ... aka "Westinghouse Summer Theatre" - USA (summer title)
        - Pontius Pilate (1952) TV episode, Played by Berry Kroeger
  120. El mártir del Calvario (1952) Played by José María Linares-Rivas (as Caifs)
    ... aka "The Martyr of Calvary" - USA (literal English title)
  121. "The Living Bible" Played by Dean Fredericks
        - Trial Before Pilate (????) TV episode, Played by Dean Fredericks
        - Betrayal in Gethsemane (????) TV episode, Played by Dean Fredericks
        - Jesus Before the High Preist (????) TV episode, Played by Dean Fredericks
        - The Lord Is Risen (????) TV episode, Played by Dean Fredericks
        - Thirty Pieces of Silver (????) TV episode, Played by Dean Fredericks
  122. Salón de belleza (1951) Played by José Luis Aguirre 'Trotsky' (as Caifs)
  123. "The Living Christ Series" Played by Lawrence Dobkin
    ... aka "Greatest Bible Stories" - USA (cable TV title)
    ... aka "The Life of Christ" - USA (DVD title)
    ... aka "The Story of Jesus" - USA (video title)
        - Crucifixion and Resurrection (1951) TV episode, Played by Lawrence Dobkin
        - Triumph and Defeat (1951) TV episode, Played by Lawrence Dobkin
        - Retreat and Decision (1951) TV episode, Played by Lawrence Dobkin
        - Conflict (1951) TV episode, Played by Lawrence Dobkin

  124. Which Will Ye Have? (1949) Played by Henry Oscar (as Calaphas)
  125. The Pilgrimage Play (1949) Played by C. Montague Shaw
  126. Reina de reinas: La Virgen María (1948) Played by Eduardo Arozamena (as Caifs)
    ... aka "Queen of Queens: The Virgin Mary" - International (English title) (literal English title)
  127. Caesar's Friend (1947) (TV) Played by Abraham Sofaer (as Joseph Caiaphas)
  128. María Magdalena, pecadora de Magdala (1946) Played by Eduardo Arozamena (as Caifs)
    ... aka "Jesucristo y María Magdalena" - USA (video box title)
    ... aka "Mary Magdalene, Sinner of Magdala" - International (English title) (literal English title)
  129. Jesus of Nazareth (1942) Played by Rafael María de Labra (as Caifs)
    ... aka "Jesús de Nazareth" - Mexico (original title)

  130. Cæsar's Friend (1939) (TV) Played by Robert Atkins
  131. Behold the Man (1935) Played by Charles Granval (as Caphe)
    ... aka "Golgotha" - France (original title)

  132. The King of Kings (1927) Played by Rudolph Schildkraut
  133. Crown of Thorns (1923) Played by Emanuel Reicher (as Kaiphas)
    ... aka "I.N.R.I." - Germany (original title)

  134. The Shadow of Nazareth (1913) Played by Joe Harris (as Caiphas)

  135. The Horitz Passion Play (1897) Played by Joseph Frephies
Archive Footage:
  1. "The Bible"
        - Passion (2013) TV episode, Played by Adrian Schiller
  2. "The Naked Archaeologist"
        - The Hairy Show (2010) TV episode, Played by George Zucco (as High Priest)

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Quotes:
From "Great Performances: Jesus Christ Superstar (#29.11)" (2000)
Judas: I haven't thought at all about my own reward; I didn't really come here of my own accord. Just don't say I'm damned for all time!
Annas: Cut the protesting, forget the excuses. We want information, get up off the floor!
Caiaphas: We have the papers we need to arrest him. You know his movements, we know the law.
Annas: Your help in this matter will not go unrewarded.
Caiaphas: We'll pay you in silver, cash on the nail. We just need to know where the soldiers can find him...
Annas: With no crowd around him.
Caiaphas: Then we can't fail.
Judas: I don't need your blood money!
Caiaphas: Oh, that doesn't matter, our expenses our good.
Judas: I don't want your blood money!
[...]
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