Actors like Dennis Hopper, Gary Oldman, and John Malkovich can't always play the villain. These times great villains were played by comedians prove that sometimes casting against type can reap great rewards.
Robin Williams and Jim Carrey were both hilarious stand-up comedians with impressive filmographies filled with hilarious movies. However, both actors wanted to expand their resumes with dramatic roles that cast them in a completely different light. Sometimes it's hard to imagine our comedic heroes playing the bad guy. But, sometimes when the script and performances are just right, those normally funny protagonists make terrifying villains.
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