5 movie stars who played business execs on-screen by Benjamin Snyder @FortuneMagazine October 26, 2014, 7:51 AM EDT E-mail Tweet Facebook Google Plus Linkedin Share icons Actor Christian Bale will play late Apple CEO Steve Jobs in an upcoming film that traces the technology mogul’s rise from a college dropout to business icon. The role will require a certain brashness, despondence and elation in keeping with the trajectory of Jobs’ careers. It is just one example of Hollywood’s long obsession with portraying the machinations of business leaders on-screen. Fortune decided to take a look at some other stars that have played real executives from the corporate world. Here’s some of the top examples.