A look at some of the actors who have played Jesus in movies over the decades

  • by: JOCELYN NOVECK , Associated Press
  • Updated: March 6, 2014 - 4:45 PM

NEW YORK — Casting Jesus for the silver screen has always been tricky. Directors must balance the actor's ability to project a sense of both divinity and humanity. They also need to sell tickets, and thus have often cast handsome, leading-man types.

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