18 Actors Who Successfully Went Against Type

Establishing your brand as an actor is one of the easiest ways to find consistent work in your career. It’s what keeps audiences familiar with you and gets them to consistently turn out for your movies. However, the downside to that career strategy is often being limited to taking on roles of a similar nature, preventing you from expanding your horizons. Actors typically aren’t able to break out from preconceived notions of their ability, but every now and then you have talents that are able to break free from being typecast. Here are 18 actors who successfully went against type to portray starkly different roles. ~Paolo Maquiraya

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