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    22 Reasons Wilson From "Cast Away" Should Have Won An Oscar

    An ode to the brightest star to ever light up the silver screen.

    1. He lit up the screen through presence alone.

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    2. He made us feel.

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    3. Without even saying a word.

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    4. His facial expression was always on point.

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    5. His character became a style icon.

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    6. And not just for celebrities.

    7. He did all his own stunts.

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    8. No one before or since has portrayed the angst of being a volleyball as well as he did.

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    9. He brought out the best in his co-actors.

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    Truth.

    10. His shunning of celebrity culture.

    Whatever happened to Wilson, the volleyball from 'Cast Away'? Starred in one hit film, never seen again. Hollywood is a fickle mistress.

    Paul Whitelaw@paulwhitelawFollow

    Whatever happened to Wilson, the volleyball from 'Cast Away'? Starred in one hit film, never seen again. Hollywood is a fickle mistress.

    3:49 PM - 06 May 12ReplyRetweetFavorite

    11. He gave up his box for the sake of the movie.

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    True dedication to the craft of acting.

    12. And further transformed himself physically.

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    Eat your heart out, Daniel Day lewis.

    13. Cast Away was his first credited movie.

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    14. He carried the whole damn movie.

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    Another of his many show stealing scenes.

    15. This guy thinks he's great.

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    16. His performance as a stranded spherical object is a tour-de-force.

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    Ignore the other guy.

    17. That inspired many imitators.

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    18. His Family is incredibly well connected.

    Crazy to think that Wilson, from Cast Away, whole family is famous: His uncle: the basketball in Air Bud His cousin: baseball from Mr 3000

    luke@internetlukeFollow

    Crazy to think that Wilson, from Cast Away, whole family is famous:

    His uncle: the basketball in Air Bud

    His cousin: baseball from Mr 3000

    4:47 PM - 15 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

    19. He's incredibly versatile.

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    20. Although mostly, he just doesn't give a fuck.

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    Look at him, all chill.

    21. He's received other acting awards.

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    22. Finally, the ball is simply a god.

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    All hail the spherical king.

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