Whatever these actors are doing, it’s working.
“After The Wizard Of Oz I was typecast as a lion, and there aren’t all that many parts for lions.” – Bert Lahr
Vin Diesel – We all know the role, do I even have to say it?
Chris Pratt – At a certain point, Pratt became this generation’s Harrison Ford.
Hugh Grant – If you need your romantic lead to say “Oh, dear” a lot, get Grant.
Michael Cera – The king of the awkward kid you can’t help but root for.
Tom Cruise – One of the most quintessential action stars of the ’90s and 2000s.
Michelle Rodriguez – The badass [insert cool job] that doesn’t have time for your shit.
Anya Taylor Joy – If it’s a horror film or a period piece, they probably called Anya (bonus points if it’s a horror period piece).
Hiroyuki Sanada – He has to have enough hours logged to be a full-on samurai by now.
Keira Knightly – If you need a romantic lead in a period piece, you need Keira Knightly.
Helena Bonham Carter – Dark, edgy, and ruthless, Carter often plays characters that will ruin your life.
Timothée Chalamet – The angsty yet lovable teen.
Harrison Ford – Few actors could pull off cocky action characters like Ford (mainly because he took all those roles).
Jason Statham – Casting someone else as a Cockney tough guy? Bollocks!
Rebel Wilson – You think you have a funny friend? Wilson is THE funny friend.
Ryan Reynolds – This movie established Reynolds as the charming guy that gets on other characters’ nerves and loves to talk.
Michael Emerson – The quiet yet calculating evil genius.
Sarah Michelle Gellar – The scream queen that redefined what it means to be a scream queen.
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