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36 Roles That Actors Absolutely Crushed

There are beautiful and mind-blowing characters. And then there are even terrific actors playing the characters so stunningly that we cannot think of anyone else playing the role better than them, ever. We always associate characters with the actor playing it and when they nail it, the actor and the character become one. And who doesn’t love such a deadly combination, right? We saw a thread on Reddit and thought of compiling a list of roles that actors absolutely crushed.

1. Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man

Iron Man (Tony Stark) Roles That Actors Absolutely Crushed
Robert Downey Jr.

2. Alan Rickman as Snape in Harry Potter series

Alan Rickman Roles That Actors Absolutely Crushed Snape
Alan Rickman

3. Johnny Depp as Jack Sparrow

Jack Sparrow Johnny Depp Roles That Actors Absolutely Crushed
Johnny Depp

4. Rowan Atkinson as Mr. Bean

Mr. Bean Roles That Actors Absolutely Crushed
Rowan Atkinson

5. Ryan Reynolds as and in Deadpool

Deadpool Roles That Actors Absolutely Crushed
Ryan Reynolds

6. Danny Trejo as Machete

Danny Trejo Roles That Actors Absolutely Crushed
Danny Trejo

7. Catherine O’Hara as Moira Rose in Schitt’s Creek

Catherine O'Hara Roles That Actors Absolutely Crushed
Catherine O’Hara

8. Imelda Staunton as Dolores Umbridge

Imelda Staunton Roles That Actors Absolutely Crushed
Imelda Staunton

9. Hugh Jackman as Wolverine

Hugh Jackman Wolverine Roles That Actors Absolutely Crushed
Hugh Jackman

10. Tom Hanks as Woody in Toy Story series

Woody Roles That Actors Absolutely Crushed
Tom Hanks

11. Christopher Lloyd as Dr. Emmett Brown in Back To The Future

Christopher Lloyd: Back to the Future Roles That Actors Absolutely Crushed
Christopher Lloyd

12. Maggie Smith as Professor McGonagall

Professor McGonagall Roles That Actors Absolutely Crushed
Maggie Smith

13. Harrison Ford as Indiana Jones

Harrison Ford Roles That Actors Absolutely Crushed
Harrison Ford

14. Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister

Peter Dinklage Roles That Actors Absolutely Crushed
Peter Dinklage

15. Charles Dance as Tywin Lannister

Charles Dance Roles That Actors Absolutely Crushed
Charles Dance

16. Steve Carrell as Michael Scott in The Office

Roles That Actors Absolutely Crushed Steve Carrell
Steve Carrell

17. Jim Carrey In The Mask

Jim Carrey The Mask Roles That Actors Absolutely Crushed
Jim Carrey

18. Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia

Carrie Fisher Roles That Actors Absolutely Crushed
Carrie Fisher

19. Bryan Cranston as Walter White in Breaking Bad

Bryan Cranston Roles That Actors Absolutely Crushed
Bryan Cranston

20. Tom Hanks as Forrest Gump

Roles That Actors Absolutely Crushed
Tom Hanks

21. J.K. Simmons as Terence Fletcher in Whiplash

JK Simmons Whiplash Roles That Actors Absolutely Crushed
J.K. Simmons

22. Michael Keaton in Beetlejuice 

Michael Keaton Beetlejuice Roles That Actors Absolutely Crushed
Michael Keaton

23. Heath Ledger as Joker

Heath Ledger Roles That Actors Absolutely Crushed
Heath Ledger

24.  Angelina Jolie as Evelyn Salt in Salt

Salt Roles That Actors Absolutely Crushed
Angelina Jolie

25. Robin Williams as and in Mrs. Doubtfire

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Robin Williams

26. Sigourney Weaver as Ellen Ripley

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Sigourney Weaver

27. Tilda Swinton as White Witch in Narnia 

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Tilda Swinton

28. Jessica Walter in Arrested Development

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Jessica Walter

29. John C. McGinley as Dr. Cox

John C. McGinley reflects on his days as Dr. Cox on 'Scrubs' while sharing a few extremely personal hospital experiences - New York Daily News
John C. McGinley

30. Lena Headey as Cersei Lannister in Game of Thrones

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Lena Headey

31. Gabriel Macht as Harvey Specter from Suits

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Gabriel Macht

32. Jim Parsons as Dr. Sheldon Cooper in Big Bang Theory

Big Bang Theory' co-creator says Jim Parsons almost didn't play Sheldon Cooper
Jim Parsons

33. Rainn Wilson as Dwight Schrute from The Office

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Rainn Wilson

34. Christian Bale as Patrick Bateman in American Psycho

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Christian Bale

35. Cate Blanchett as Hela in Thor: Ragnarok

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Cate Blanchett

36. Jodie Foster as Clarice Starling in The Silence of The Lambs

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Jodie Foster

So, these are the roles that actors absolutely crushed. When you know that these characters have a distinct face of the actor, then they’ve done heck of a job. The actors and their roles in the list cannot be imagined played by any other actor, let alone making it better. What do you think of these? Do you have more in mind? Tell us in the comments.

Written by FandomWire Staff