We've all done it: Maybe you saw an actor in a role or two that was average or adequate at best. Or, maybe, they were inadvertently typecast by the industry. Either way, you might have thought, "They don't have the range."
But then — much to your surprise — they absolutely blew you and your preconceived notions of them away with a stellar portrayal, bringing us to this post's topic. Redditor u/HollynMagruder734 recently asked, "What role caused you to sit up and realize you underestimated an actor? And why?" Scroll below to see some of the top-rated responses:
Note: Some responses have been edited for length and/or clarity.