Actors And Actresses Who Tried Unconventional Roles And Succeeded (20 PICS)

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Will Ferrell in Stranger than Fiction

1 Actors And Actresses Who Tried Unconventional Roles And Succeeded

“I never liked his comedies, and then he does this, and it turns out he’s good at drama! And I end up loving a Will Ferrell movie!”

 

—j1z1

 

Bill Hader in IT: Chapter Two

2 Actors And Actresses Who Tried Unconventional Roles And Succeeded

“His acting was SO amazing. His mix of comedic and dramatic performances? *chefs kiss*”

 

—booknerd320

 

Jennifer Aniston in The Good Girl

3 Actors And Actresses Who Tried Unconventional Roles And Succeeded

“Such a great movie that pulled her in the complete opposite direction from ‘Rachel’.”

 

—emilyjoon

 

Daniel Craig in Logan Lucky

4 Actors And Actresses Who Tried Unconventional Roles And Succeeded

“I’m used to seeing him in serious roles but I loved him as the wild Joe Bang.”

 

—a487fb74c2

 

Octavia Spencer in Ma

5 Actors And Actresses Who Tried Unconventional Roles And Succeeded

“When I saw the trailer I was surprised to learn that Octavia was playing the villain – I was so used to seeing her in roles where she played someone super caring, so this was refreshing.”

 

–hanifahrahman

 

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Jack Black in King Kong

6 Actors And Actresses Who Tried Unconventional Roles And Succeeded

“Definitely a surprise at how good his dramatic acting is.”

 

—manonamountain

 

Jason Statham in Spy

7 Actors And Actresses Who Tried Unconventional Roles And Succeeded

“I know he basically played a caricature of all of his normal roles, but he was so gloriously hilarious. It’s delightful to see him be funny on purpose.”

 

—huffletough

 

Ryan Reynolds in The Amityville Horror

8 Actors And Actresses Who Tried Unconventional Roles And Succeeded

“I read one time that he made the kids leave him alone between filming for preparing for the role and that they were scared of him. I love him in everything, especially The Change-Up, and it’s a huge difference to see him that serious.”

 

—lynzzeerae

 

Kate McKinnon in Bombshell

9 Actors And Actresses Who Tried Unconventional Roles And Succeeded

“I’ve only ever seen her play completely comedic roles, so I didn’t expect to see her in such a serious film, but she totally pulled it off.”

 

–hanifahrahman

 

Robert De Niro in Stardust

10 Actors And Actresses Who Tried Unconventional Roles And Succeeded

“He was legendary in it.”

 

—kebmillbrae

 

Stanley Tucci in The Lovely Bones

11 Actors And Actresses Who Tried Unconventional Roles And Succeeded

“His character is absolutely bone-chilling.”

 

—indy1989

 

Melissa McCarthy in Can You Ever Forgive Me?

12 Actors And Actresses Who Tried Unconventional Roles And Succeeded

“She plays a cynical, aggressive, alcoholic, struggling writer in 1990s New York. Totally unrecognisable. It’s a shame she is more known for being the token comedic sidekick because she is OUTSTANDING in this.”

 

—ailsafoley14

 

Samuel L. Jackson in Unicorn Store

13 Actors And Actresses Who Tried Unconventional Roles And Succeeded

“We’re so used to his [email protected]$$ persona that that role was a total shock, but I loved it.”

 

—duct_tape_heart

 

Jim Carrey in The Truman Show

14 Actors And Actresses Who Tried Unconventional Roles And Succeeded

“It was refreshing to see him step out of pure comedy and explore drama/dystopia. Plus, he nailed it because it’s one of my favourite movies.”

 

—hiitsnicetomeetyou

 

And of course, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

15 Actors And Actresses Who Tried Unconventional Roles And Succeeded

“It shows that humour isn’t his only advantage when it comes to acting. In The Truman Show, he still used a lot of humour, but in Eternal Sunshine he became quite the opposite of himself, playing a boring and quiet guy. It was refreshing to see him so calm and collected, using his dramatics very well.”

 

—skylerisnotinteresting

 

 

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Donald Glover in The Martian

16 Actors And Actresses Who Tried Unconventional Roles And Succeeded

“He is one of the funniest people on Community, but then he showed us his serious acting skills.”

 

—savvymarie

 

Adam Driver in Logan Lucky

17 Actors And Actresses Who Tried Unconventional Roles And Succeeded

“He was HILARIOUS!”

 

—shellbell1130

 

Tilda Swinton in Trainwreck

18 Actors And Actresses Who Tried Unconventional Roles And Succeeded

“It was refreshing to see her in a comedy playing kind of a trashy character. I thought she was brilliant in it.”

 

—silentword

 

Steve Carrell in Little Miss Sunshine

19 Actors And Actresses Who Tried Unconventional Roles And Succeeded

“He never loses his signature charm, but this role as a man barely hanging on after a suicide attempt is so stellar. He has some amazing monologues and emotional moments in this.”

 

—emmajanep3

 

Sacha Baron Cohen in The Trial of the Chicago 7

20 Actors And Actresses Who Tried Unconventional Roles And Succeeded

“The film is great, and he blew me away – I could not believe he was the same guy that played Borat. He is a seriously underrated actor.”

 

—katelinrene1988

 



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Ronald 1 week ago
#18 doesn't look like Tilda...
       
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Brose 1 week ago
#2 should watch Barry
       
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Brad 1 week ago
logan lucky [email protected] big time its not a comedy its a bout a movie with 3 guys robbing some sh#t and who arent even by accident funny waste of time
       
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Martin 1 week ago
Brad, nah, it was hilarious.
       
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