Community·Posted on 3 Feb 2021When Did An Actor Step Outside Their Typical Genre, And It Really Worked?Let's hear it for the stars who keep us on our toes!by Hanifah RahmanBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink We all know that, after playing a few roles, some actors can quickly become associated with a certain genre Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC So tell us: when did an actor step outside their usual type of film, and it really worked? Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Paramount Pictures Were you shocked to see Adam Sandler get serious in Uncut Gems? Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Netflix Did you not expect SNL's Kate Mckinnon to pop up in the drama Bombshell? Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Lionsgate Perhaps you were pleasantly surprised to see Robert De Niro in Stardust. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Paramount Pictures Whatever it may be, tell us the times actors surprised you with their genre jumping, and you could be featured in a future BuzzFeed Community post or video!