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    People Are Sharing Actors Who Seemed Wrong For A Role But Actually Killed It, And There Are No Lies Detected

    "I thought, No way the Twilight dude is going to be able to keep pace with Willem Dafoe in a drama role..."

    Recently, Reddit user u/wfpbgoals posed the question, "Which actor seemed miscast in a role but ended up killing it?"

    The thread quickly went viral with nearly 25,000 comments! Here are some of the best responses:

    1. Heath Ledger as the Joker in The Dark Knight:

    Heath's Joker holding up a playing card

    2. Rob Lowe as Chris Traeger on Parks and Recreation:

    Rob as Chris in a suit

    3. Matt Damon as Jason Bourne in the Bourne series:

    Matt as Jason holding a gun

    4. Bryan Cranston as Walter White on Breaking Bad:

    Walter with an injured nose talking on a cellphone

    5. John Travolta as Vincent Vega in Pulp Fiction:

    John as Vega sitting at a table and holding a cigarette

    6. Keanu Reeves as Neo in the Matrix franchise:

    Keanu wearing dark sunglasses

    7. Anne Hathaway as Fantine in Les Misérables:

    Anne as Fantine in a gown, sitting and looking sad

    8. Edward Norton as Derek Vinyard in American History X:

    Derek in prison clothes standing in line with other inmates

    9. Michael Keaton as Bruce Wayne/Batman in Batman:

    A young  MIchael Keaton in a bow tie

    10. Jamie Foxx as Ray Charles in Ray:

    Jamie as Ray playing the piano and singing

    11. Chris Evans as Steve Rogers/Captain America in the Marvel Cinematic Universe:

    Chris Evans in a military uniform

    12. Patrick Warburton as Lemony Snicket in A Series of Unfortunate Events:

    Patrick as Lemony in a suit and standing in a somber room

    13. Vivien Leigh as Scarlett O'Hara in Gone With the Wind:

    Black-and-white photo of Vivien as Scarlett

    14. Joaquin Phoenix as Johnny Cash in Walk the Line:

    Joaquin playing the guitar and singing as Johnny

    15. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson as Mathayus in The Scorpion King:

    16. Alan Rickman as Severus Snape in the Harry Potter franchise:

    Alan as Severus looking serious

    17. Matthew McConaughey as Ron Woodroof in Dallas Buyers Club:

    Matthew as Ron wearing a cowboy hat and leaning against a car with his hand on his hip

    18. Bruce Willis as John McClane in the Die Hard series:

    Bruce as McClane holding a weapon

    19. Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn in the DC universe:

    Margot as Harley in pigtails and a wide smile

    20. John Krasinski as Jack Ryan in Jack Ryan:

    John and Ryan looking to the side

    21. Zendaya as Marie Jones in Malcolm and Marie:

    Zendaya in a black-and-white photo looking thoughtful

    22. Hugh Laurie as Gregory House in House:

    Hugh as House holding a small knife and medical bag

    23. Cher as Dolly Pelliker in Silkwood:

    Cher as Dolly in pigtails and sitting and leaning against a wall

    24. Pedro Pascal as Oberyn Martell in Game of Thrones:

    25. Cate Blanchett as Bob Dylan in I’m Not There:

    Cate looking like Bob, sitting in a chair and wearing sunglasses, holding a cigarette, and arms crossed

    26. David Tennant as Purple Man in Jessica Jones:

    David in a suit and tie and purple shirt

    27. Katey Sagal as Gemma Teller Morrow in Sons of Anarchy:

    Katey as Gemma standing by a window with horizontal blinds

    28. Regina King as Angela Abar/Sister Night in Watchmen:

    Regina looking up and serious

    29. John Lithgow as Arthur Mitchell in Dexter:

    John as Arthur holding a hammer and looking scary

    30. And finally, Robert Pattinson as Ephraim Winslow/Thomas Howard in The Lighthouse:

    Robert as Ephraim looking out the window in a black-and-white photo

    Which actor did you originally think was wrong for a role, but ended up killing it? Sound off in the comments below!

    Note: Some responses have been edited for length and/or clarity.