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Entertainment
4.3k voters20 Film And TV Roles That Were 100% Perfectly CastSometimes the universe aligns and the perfect actor nabs the perfect part, creating an iconic character for all to enjoy. Over on ...
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239 voters17 Actors Who Starred As Themselves And Totally Nailed ItSome movie stars are so ridiculously good looking or possess so much innate panache that they’re allowed to get away with always e...
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6.8k votersTiny Movie Cameos By Super Famous PeopleSome actors have perfected the art of making a cameo. They can drop in and delight you for a minute or two, and still make it home...
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1.7k voters12 Movie Roles That Completely Changed When A Specific Actor Was CastWorlds, stories, and characters are conceived on the page. Whether it be in a novel, comic book, or script, an infinite number of ...
Entertainment
2.1k voters15 Times Movie Stars Took Surprise Supporting Roles And Stole The ShowIf you see movies on a regular basis, you've undoubtedly had the experience of seeing a star in a supporting role that came as a c...
Pop Culture
67.5k votersActors Who Played the Same Character at Different AgesWhen movie timelines span decades and lifetimes, it's crucial for casting directors to pick actors and actresses that look the sam...
Pop Culture
83.5k viewsActors Who Played Multiple Roles in the Same FilmSeveral famous actors and actresses have played different characters in the same movie. Sometimes actors play characters who are r...
Entertainment
556 votersPeople Who’ve Been Typecast, Ranked By How Often They Play That One ThingEver wonder why there are some actors who play the same role over and over again? Hollywood is a tough city, and success in the mo...
Entertainment
134.4k views20 Child Actors Who Were Nominated for OscarsThough child actors are a dime a dozen, a true child star can steal a scene - and even an entire movie. This list is a list of chi...
Entertainment
294.8k viewsFamous Actors Who Landed Roles With No Experience At AllImagine being so beautiful that you can simply walk down the street and a talent agent will stop you and persuade you to join a mo...
Entertainment
82.8k voters21 Actors Vs. The Historical Figures They Portrayed On-ScreenWhen an actor portrays a made-up person, the character's look can be created from scratch. But if they're playing someone from rea...
Pop Culture
29.2k views20 Comedic Actors Who Have Been Nominated for OscarsSeveral famous comedic actors and actresses have been nominated for Oscars and a few of them have even taken home the award. Sever...
Celebrities
220.2k views23 Actors Who Have Played Identical TwinsHollywood executives get two performances for the price of one when an actor plays a set of identical twins in film and television...
Pop Culture
2.1k votersOnscreen Relatives Who Look the Least AlikeMovies and TV shows would be nothing without the actors who inhabit our favorite characters - but sometimes Hollywood tries to tri...
Actor Trivia
1.2k votersThe Best First Roles By Your Favorite ActorsEveryone has to start somewhere. Sure, it’s hard to imagine Tom Hanks ever putting on a wig and high heels, or Jim Carrey playing ...
Entertainment
820 voters16 Movies That Slyly Reference Their Stars' Iconic RolesHollywood loves to remind its audience about the past - and not just by making throwback films about the glory days of the industr...
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477 votersActors You Didn't Realize Played The Same CharacterStudying actors who played the same role offers the opportunity to see how approaches vary, and to compare very different takes on...
Entertainment
77 votersActors Who Played Themselves In Film And TelevisionEvery once in a while, an actor’s career will lead them to look deep inside themselves in order to bring something unique to their...
Entertainment
733 votersActors You Didn't Realize Played The Same Character TwiceIn the era of the megafranchise, actors who have played the same role twice - or three times, or more - is not at all uncommon. Sa...
Pop Culture
310 votersTV Stars Who Couldn’t Lead Their Own ShowsMany actors from ensemble cast shows benefit from being just one key part of the big picture. They play a key role in creating the...