7 of the Best and Worst Renditions of Allen Ginsberg

From John Turturro to Daniel Radcliffe, a handful of actors have played the iconic gay Beat poet. Which one was the best?

BY Tiara Chiaramonte

October 24 2013 3:11 AM ET

In the 2000 drama Beat, Ron Livingston played Ginsberg. We think the entire movie missed the mark on casting, with Kiefer Sutherland playing William S. Burroughs and Courtney Love as his wife, Joan Vollmer Burroughs.