Trivia Quesiton: Which movie character said, “Greed, for a lack of a better word, is good.”?
Answer: Gordon Gekko is a fictional character in the 1987 film Wall Street directed by Oliver Stone. Gekko was portrayed by actor Michael Douglas, whose performance won him an Oscar for Best Actor. Gordon Gekko has become a symbol in popular culture for unrestrained greed with the signature line, “Greed, for lack of a better word, is good.” Gekko’s “Greed is good” speech was influenced by a 1986 commencement address given by Ivan Boesky for the University of California, Berkeley School of Business, where he commented on the beneficial side of greed.
Answer is: Gordon Gekko