How the power players do it - by Fortune senior editor at large Patricia Sellers

Steve Jobs, the movie: Who should play...?

October 11, 2011: 2:29 PM ET

Now that Sony (SNE) has optioned Walter Isaacson's soon-to-be-released biography of Steve Jobs, we're wondering who should play the late great Apple (AAPL) founder and chief on the big screen.

Noah Wyle played Jobs in TNT'S Pirates of Silicon Valley, and in fact, I visited that movie set back in 1998 and wrote this Fortune story about it. And last week, Wyle riffed to Fortune about the apprehension he felt portraying Jobs. Is Wyle, the onetime ER heart-throb, the best man to play Jobs in the Sony film, or do you think some other actor would be better?

Who should play...

- Steve Jobs

- co-founder Steve Wozniak

- interim Apple CEO John Sculley

- Bill Gates

- Jobs' wife, Laurene Powell

- Oracle CEO Larry Ellison

We're taking your votes. Leave a comment telling us which actors you think would be the best for these roles.

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Pattie Sellers
Pattie Sellers
Senior Editor at Large, Fortune
Executive Director of MPW/Live Content, Time Inc.

Pattie Sellers has written more than 20 Fortune cover stories including "Marissa Mayer: Ready to Rumble at Yahoo," "Muhtar Kent's New Coke," "Oprah's Next Act", "The $100 Billion Woman" (Melinda Gates), and "Gone with the Wind" (Ted Turner). She co-founded Fortune Most Powerful Women and oversees the Fortune MPW Summit, the preeminent gathering of women leaders in business and beyond—and programs such as Fortune MPW Entrepreneurs and the Fortune-U.S. State Department Global Women Leaders Mentoring Partnership. Pattie also develops Live Content across Time Inc. Her blog, Postcards, is about how power players lead and navigate their careers. Pattie won Time Inc.'s prestigious MVP award for her performance in 2012.

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