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3 Jun 2019

24 Actors That Will Forever Be Defined By That One Character

Daniel Radcliffe will always be Harry Potter to me.

Recently @Moonrider257812 asked Reddit users "Which actors or actresses have played their role so good that people only see them as *THAT* actor?"

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And it got me thinking...especially since Game of Thrones just wrapped up eight seasons with an extremely talented and iconic cast.

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No matter what else Maisie Williams acts in, she'll forever be Arya Stark to me.

The thread blew up with a bunch of ~interesting~ opinions. Here are some of the best ones...

1. Roberty Downey Jr. as Tony Stark/Iron Man.

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2. Daniel Radcliffe as Harry Potter.

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3. And Emma Watson as Hermione Granger.

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4. And Rupert Grint as Ron Weasley.

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5. Arnold Schwarzenegger as The Terminator.

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6. Hugh Jackman as Wolverine.

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7. Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker.

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8. John Krasinski as Jim Halpert.

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9. Kit Harington as Jon Snow.

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10. And Jack Gleeson as Joffrey Baratheon.

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11. The entire cast of Friends.

12. Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow.

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13. Chris Hemsworth as Thor Odinson.

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14. Elijah Wood as Frodo Baggins.

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15. Heath Ledger as The Joker.

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16. William Shatner as Captain Kirk.

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17. Keanu Reeves as John Wick.

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18. Ashton Kutcher as Michael Kelso.

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19. Robert Pattinson as Edward Cullen.

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20. Jon Hamm as Don Draper.

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21. Chris Evans as Steve Rogers/Captain America.

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22. Robin Williams as The Genie.

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23. Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock Holmes.

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24. And Jim Parsons as Sheldon Cooper.

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Do you agree with these? Or are there other actors that are known for THAT role? Sound off in the comments below!

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