Which of the "12 Angry Men" are you?

"12 Angry Men" is a fantastic ensemble study illustrating the way personalities can influence convictions, the way a few people can monopolize the talk and the way a silent majority is eager to follow the ones who aggressively express their thoughts. At the end, it's all about the courage it takes to be the lone dissenter and use a constructive, polite and logical reasoning that can destroy any 'truth' taken for granted.

And the cast, one of the best ever featured in film, offers an insightful examination of many subtle nuances that can enrich a male adult demography, played with such believability every one could identify with one of the jurors.

So, which of the 12 jurors did you most identify with? And if you have a reasonable doubt, just watch the film again (or will it be the first time?) to make up your mind.

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1.
Martin Balsam
Martin Henry Balsam was born on November 4, 1919 in the Bronx, New York City, to Lillian (Weinstein) and Albert Balsam, a manufacturer of women's sportswear. He was the first-born child. His father was a Russian Jewish immigrant, and his mother was born in New York, to Russian Jewish parents. Martin caught the acting bug in high school where he participated in the drama club...
“ ... as Juror #1: Methodical, fair and well-intentioned. ” - ElMaruecan82
 
2.
John Fiedler
Typical of busy character actors, Fiedler made his face (and voice) recognizable to millions. Many know the bald-pated Fiedler as therapy patient "Mr. Peterson" on The Bob Newhart Show; others might first recognize him for the 1968 movie, The Odd Couple, and spin-off TV show, The Odd Couple, or perhaps even from the Broadway play that preceded them...
“ ... as Juror #2: Meek, timid and submissive. ” - ElMaruecan82
 
3.
Lee J. Cobb
Lee J. Cobb, one of the premier character actors in American film for three decades in the post-World War II period, was born Leo Jacoby in New York City's Lower East Side on December 8, 1911. The son of a Jewish newspaper editor, young Leo was a child prodigy in music, mastering the violin and the harmonica...
“ ... as Juror #3: Biased, domineering and hot-tempered. ” - ElMaruecan82
 
4.
E.G. Marshall
With over 150 Film and TV appearances to his credit, E.G. Marshall was arguably most well known as the imperturbable Juror No. 4 in the Sidney Lumet mystery 12 Angry Men. Some of his stand-out performances are in Creepshow, National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation, and Nixon. Marshall married three times and had seven children.
“ ... as Juror #4: Logical, well-spoken and emotionless. ” - ElMaruecan82
 
5.
Jack Klugman
As a film character actor, Klugman was the epitome of the everyman. He was one of the pioneers of television acting in the 1950s, and is best remembered for his 1970s TV work as Oscar Madison on The Odd Couple and as the medical examiner on Quincy M.E..
“ ... as Juror #5: Nervous, humble and self-effaced. ” - ElMaruecan82
 
6.
Edward Binns
Gravel-voiced, authoritative American character actor, a reliable presence on screen for more than four decades. The son of Pennsylvania Quakers, he was a graduate of Pennsylvania State University and first learned his trade as an apprentice at the Cleveland Playhouse. Binns was among the first to join the newly established Actors Studio in 1947...
“ ... as Juror #6: Honest, principled and considerate. ” - ElMaruecan82
 
7.
Jack Warden
Jack Warden was born John Warden Lebzelter, Jr. on September 18, 1920 in Newark, New Jersey, to Laura M. (Costello) and John Warden Lebzelter. His father was of German and Irish descent, and his mother was of Irish ancestry. Raised in Louisville, Kentucky, at the age of seventeen, young Jack Lebzelter was expelled from Louisville's DuPont Manual High School for repeatedly fighting...
“ ... as Juror #7: Wise guy, obnoxious and individualistic. ” - ElMaruecan82
 
8.
Henry Fonda
Henry Jaynes Fonda was born in Grand Island, Nebraska, to Elma Herberta (Jaynes) and William Brace Fonda, who worked in advertising and printing. His recent ancestry included Dutch, English, and Scottish. Fonda started his acting debut with the Omaha Community Playhouse, a local amateur theater troupe directed by Dorothy Brando...
“ ... as Juror #8: Dedicated, thoughtful and constructive. ” - ElMaruecan82
 
9.
“ ... as Juror #9: Experienced, wise and insightful. ” - ElMaruecan82
 
10.
Ed Begley
Charismatic character star Edward James Begley was born in Hartford, Connecticut of Irish parents and educated at St.Patrick's school. His interest in acting first surfaced at the age of nine, when he performed amateur theatricals at the Hartford Globe Theatre. Determined to make his own way, he left home aged eleven and drifted from job to job...
“ ... as Juror #10: Prejudiced, bitter and loud-mouthed. ” - ElMaruecan82
 
11.
George Voskovec
Founded Czech avantgarde theatre and film group 'Osvobozene divadlo' with actor Jan Werich in 1927. Affiliated with the Poetist movement (Karel Teige). Made succesfull comedy shows with political themes. Voskovec left Czechoslovakia after the German invasion, 1938/39 and emigrated to the US.
“ ... as Juror #11: Self-conscient, polite and pertinent. ” - ElMaruecan82
 
12.
Robert Webber
Over his 40-year career as one of Hollywood's veteran character actors, Robert Webber always marked his spot by playing all types of roles and was not stereotyped into playing just one kind of character. Sometimes he even got to play a leading role (see Hysteria). Webber first started out in...
“ ... as Juror #12: Undecided, open-minded and non-confrontational. ” - ElMaruecan82