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Which Famous Actor Has The Biggest Range Of Talent?

Here's looking at you, Charlize Theron.

There are some incredible actors in Hollywood who can, without a doubt, literally play any role they get their hands on.

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You're so astounded by their talent, and you can't believe they've played so many different characters in their lifetime so well.

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So that made me want to ask you, dear reader: Which famous actor do you think has the biggest range of talent?


Maybe the first actor who comes to mind is Meryl Streep because you're constantly blown away by her talent, and how she can tackle almost any character in any genre flawlessly.

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Streep as Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady (left) and as The Rabbi in Angels of America (right).

Or perhaps you immediately think of Tom Hanks, and will always see any movie he's in because of the unique approach he brings to his characters, whether they're based on real people or not.

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Hanks as Forrest Gump in Forrest Gump (left) and as Mister Rogers in A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (right).

Or maybe you're always in awe of Viola Davis because she can conquer any medium — movies and television — and portray dynamic characters who stay with you for a long, long time.

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Davis as Rose Lee Maxson in Fences (left), as Ma Rainey in Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (middle), and as Annalise Keating in How to Get Away with Murder (right).

Whoever it is, we want to know! Tell us which famous actor you believe can play any character, and why you think so, in the comments below.

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