Entertainment Jeff Goldblum's memorable movies By SCOTT A. ROSENBERG March 4, 2014 3:31 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email Without a doubt, Jeff Goldblum has provided many memorable performances on the big screen. Here are some of his biggest roles: Ian Malcolm (“Jurassic Park,” “The Lost World: Jurassic Park”) Photo Credit: Murray Close This mathematician with a specialization on chaos theory was perhaps the most memorable character in these thrillers, short of the dinosaurs. Who can forget his “Life finds a way” speech? (1993, 1997) David Levinson (“Independence Day”) Photo Credit: Claudette Barius Playing another smart guy, here Goldblum’s Levinson, a computers expect, figures out how to stop the aliens, and even accompanies Will Smith’s Captain Steven Hiller on a mission to enact his plan. (1996) Seth Brundle (“The Fly”) Photo Credit: Cinema Arts When a fly accidently gets caught in a prototype teleporter, scientist Seth Brundle slowly turns into a human fly in this cult film fromdirector David Cronenberg. (1986) D.H. Banes (“Igby Goes Down”) Photo Credit: BPI Digital Photo Goldblum plays the godfather of the title character Jason “Igby” Slocumb, Jr. (played by Kiernan Culkin. Banes takes Igby in for the summer and later has to dole out some punishment when Igby canoodles with his wife. (2002) Michael Gold (“The Big Chill”) Photo Credit: Columbia Pictures Goldblum plays a journalist for People magazine in this drama about college friends reuniting after one of their group commits suicide. (1983) Alistair Hennessey (“The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou”) Photo Credit: YouTube/Gloriousfilm Goldblum’s first foray into working with director Wes Anderson. He plays a rival of Bill Murray’s Steve Zissou, who was once married to his wife. (2004) By SCOTT A. ROSENBERG Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.