Celebrities 35 Actors Who Are Creepy No Matter Who They Play  

Laura Allan
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List Rules Vote up the actors who are uber creepy no matter the character they play or movie they're in.

Even the best actors and actresses can't help the way they look. No matter how skilled they are, or how much make-up they don, there are actors who are always creepy. These seemingly sinister performers may have earned their reputation for creepiness through a career-defining role or, less fortunately, because they frankly just look a little off. No matter the reason, these supremely creepy Hollywood actors will forever make your hair stand on end, even in a sympathetic role.

Some performers on this list weren't always creepy. Christopher Waken and Glenn Close were both the lookers back in the day, and much beloved for compassionate portrayals of sympathetic characters. Hell, even Jack Nicholson was attractive in the golden days of the 1970s, if you can believe that. Over time, these performers have become the kind of creepy actors and actresses that give you the chills, even if they're doing something as simple as brushing their teeth (and actually, you probably should feel creeped out if you're watching someone brush their teeth, because that's f*cking weird). 

Check out the selections below, and have your voice heard by voting up the actor who are creepy no matter what. 

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Michael Berryman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 35 Actors Who Are Creepy No Matter Who They Play
Michael Berryman One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, Weird Science

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Steve Buscemi is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 35 Actors Who Are Creepy No Matter Who They Play
Steve Buscemi Fargo, Reservoir Dogs, The Big Lebowski

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Gary Busey is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 35 Actors Who Are Creepy No Matter Who They Play
Gary Busey Lethal Weapon, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Point Break

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Willem Dafoe is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 35 Actors Who Are Creepy No Matter Who They Play
Willem Dafoe Spider-Man, The English Patient, Platoon

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Crispin Glover is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list 35 Actors Who Are Creepy No Matter Who They Play
Crispin Glover Back to the Future, Charlie's Angels, Alice in Wonderland

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Tim Curry is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list 35 Actors Who Are Creepy No Matter Who They Play
Tim Curry The Rocky Horror Picture Show, The Hunt for Red October, The Wild Thornberrys

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John Malkovich is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list 35 Actors Who Are Creepy No Matter Who They Play
John Malkovich Empire of the Sun, Dangerous Liaisons, Being John Malkovich

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Christopher Walken is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list 35 Actors Who Are Creepy No Matter Who They Play
Christopher Walken The Deer Hunter, Pulp Fiction, Catch Me If You Can

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Vincent Schiavelli is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list 35 Actors Who Are Creepy No Matter Who They Play
Vincent Schiavelli Fast Times at Ridgemont High, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Batman Returns

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Jake Busey is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list 35 Actors Who Are Creepy No Matter Who They Play
Jake Busey Starship Troopers, Enemy of the State, Identity

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Jack Nicholson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list 35 Actors Who Are Creepy No Matter Who They Play
Jack Nicholson The Shining, The Departed, As Good as It Gets

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Jackie Earle Haley is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list 35 Actors Who Are Creepy No Matter Who They Play
Jackie Earle Haley Watchmen, A Nightmare on Elm Street, Little Children

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Tilda Swinton is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list 35 Actors Who Are Creepy No Matter Who They Play
Tilda Swinton We Need to Talk About Kevin, Adaptation., The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion

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Vincent Price is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list 35 Actors Who Are Creepy No Matter Who They Play
Vincent Price House of Usher, House of Wax, The Fly

The Longest Hollywood Marriages

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Tobin Bell is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list 35 Actors Who Are Creepy No Matter Who They Play
Tobin Bell Goodfellas, Saw, Tootsie

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Boris Karloff is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list 35 Actors Who Are Creepy No Matter Who They Play
Boris Karloff How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, Bride of Frankenstein, Frankenstein

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Anthony Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list 35 Actors Who Are Creepy No Matter Who They Play
Anthony Hopkins Hannibal, Red Dragon, The Elephant Man

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Michael Wincott is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list 35 Actors Who Are Creepy No Matter Who They Play
Michael Wincott The Crow, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, Treasure Planet

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Michael Emerson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list 35 Actors Who Are Creepy No Matter Who They Play
Michael Emerson Lost, Person of Interest, Saw

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Helena Bonham Carter is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list 35 Actors Who Are Creepy No Matter Who They Play
Helena Bonham Carter Fight Club, The King's Speech, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

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Malcolm McDowell is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list 35 Actors Who Are Creepy No Matter Who They Play
Malcolm McDowell A Clockwork Orange, Halloween, The Artist

Stars Who Passed on Iconic Hollywood Roles

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Mads Mikkelsen is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list 35 Actors Who Are Creepy No Matter Who They Play
Mads Mikkelsen Casino Royale, The Hunt, Hannibal

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Christopher Lee is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list 35 Actors Who Are Creepy No Matter Who They Play
Christopher Lee The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

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Andy Serkis is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list 35 Actors Who Are Creepy No Matter Who They Play
Andy Serkis Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

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Kevin Spacey is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list 35 Actors Who Are Creepy No Matter Who They Play
Kevin Spacey American Beauty, L.A. Confidential, The Usual Suspects

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Robert Knepper is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list 35 Actors Who Are Creepy No Matter Who They Play
Robert Knepper Prison Break, Hitman, Transporter 3

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Michael Cera is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list 35 Actors Who Are Creepy No Matter Who They Play
Michael Cera Juno, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, Superbad

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Christoph Waltz is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list 35 Actors Who Are Creepy No Matter Who They Play
Christoph Waltz Django Unchained, Inglourious Basterds, Spectre

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Alan Rickman is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list 35 Actors Who Are Creepy No Matter Who They Play
Alan Rickman Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, Die Hard

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Glenn Close is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list 35 Actors Who Are Creepy No Matter Who They Play
Glenn Close Dangerous Liaisons, Mars Attacks, Tarzan

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Kathy Bates is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list 35 Actors Who Are Creepy No Matter Who They Play
Kathy Bates Titanic, Misery, About Schmidt

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Eva Green is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list 35 Actors Who Are Creepy No Matter Who They Play
Eva Green Casino Royale, 300: Rise of an Empire 300, Dark Shadows

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Christian Slater is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list 35 Actors Who Are Creepy No Matter Who They Play
Christian Slater Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles, True Romance, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves

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Angelina Jolie is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list 35 Actors Who Are Creepy No Matter Who They Play
Angelina Jolie Maleficent, Changeling, Mr. & Mrs. Smith

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Jessica Lange is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list 35 Actors Who Are Creepy No Matter Who They Play
Jessica Lange Tootsie, Cape Fear, Big Fish