A lot of actors are super talanted, and when they decide to write their own movie or TV show, they rightly think "you know who would be good for this role? Me!"
So, here are 18 actors that wrote their own roles, and nailed them, obviously!
Matt Damon and Ben Affleck – Good Will Hunting
Gene Wilder – Young Frankenstien
Sylvester Stalone – Rocky
Donald Glover – Atlanta
Billy Bob Thornton – Sling Blade
Nia Vardalos – My Big Fat Greek Wedding
Emma Thompson – Sense and Sensibility
Seth Macfarlane – The Orville
Here are some of Captain Mercer's best bits of season one:
Mindy Kaling – The Mindy Project
Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo – Bridesmaids
Here's the airplane scene featuring both Kristen and Annie:
Vin Diesel – Multi-Facial
Lena Dunham – Tiny Furniture
Here's some of her best one-liners from the show:
Phoebe Waller-Bridge – Fleabag
Here are some of the best bits of season one of Fleabag:
Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan – Catastrophe
Tom Hanks – That Thing You Do
Rashida Jones and Will McCormack – Celeste and Jesse
What are your fave times an actor both starred and wrote something? Let us know in the comments below!