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21 Times Hollywood Typecast Incredible Female Actors Into The Same Role Over And Over Again

These women deserve a variety of roles.

We asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us which actors play the same roles over and over again, and it turns out a lot of the submissions featured female actors. Here are some very talented women who Hollywood constantly typecasts.

1. Jennifer Aniston

Danny and Katherine arguing at the lūʻau in "Just Go with It"

2. Katherine Heigl

Abby from "The Ugly Truth" watching tapes of Mike

3. Jennifer Lopez

Charlie from "Monster-in-Law" telling her friends she dreams of being with a sweet guy who wants to make a difference

4. Rebel Wilson

5. Helena Bonham Carter

Marla dramatically smoking a cigarette in "Fight Club"

6. Zooey Deschanel

Jess from "New Girl" eating ice cream on the couch while wearing glasses, pigtails, and a matching pajama set

7. Judy Greer

Casey telling Jane in "27 Dresses" she only accepts her role as a bridesmaid is so a drunk groomsman can rip her dress off

8. Octavia Spencer

Zelda holding Elisa in a comforting way in "The Shape of Water"

9. Aubrey Plaza

Lenny Busker from "Legion" creepily holding a hammer, sitting on a couch, and staring with her evil eyes

10. Gillian Anderson

Wendy fooling Morgan into believing she'll help her and Audrey out in "The Spy Who Dumped Me"

11. Penélope Cruz

Sofia kissing David toward the floor in "Vanilla Sky"

12. Sarah Paulson

Lana Winters from "AHS: Asylum" nervously putting her hands around her head as a patient in the asylum

13. Rashida Jones

Ann Perkins from "Parks & Rec" smiling at the camera

14. Loretta Devine

Gloria from "Waiting to Exhale" introducing herself to her new neighbor across the street

15. Jennifer Coolidge

Fiona from "A Cinderella Story" wearing goggles and meanly saying: "You're not very pretty, and you're not very bright"

16. Diane Keaton

Erica Barry from "Something's Gotta Give" crying on her bed while holding a pair of glasses

17. Emma Roberts

18. Jennifer Garner

Emily talking to Simon after he came out in "Love, Simon"

19. Kerry Washington

20. Emma Watson

Belle from "Beauty and the Beast" (2017) singing through the village while carrying a book

21. And Melissa McCarthy

Megan from "Bridesmaids" pitching a "Fight Club"-themed bachelorette party to the fellow bridesmaids

Submissions have been edited for length and clarity.