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    26 Celebs Who Seriously Don't Get Enough Credit

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    We asked you, the BuzzFeed Community, who the most underrated celebs are, and we loved your passionate responses! Though we couldn't include them all, here are 26 celebrities that people feel are way underrated.


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

    1. Anya Taylor-Joy

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    "Anya Taylor-Joy is so incredible in the new adaptation of Emma. She made her character feel vivid and fully realized."


    Catch her in these films: Emma (2020) and Split (2016)

    2. Rosalía

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    "Rosalía is very underrated in the United States. She’s a Spanish singer and dancer. Her music is so unique, and she’s achieved so much success in Latin America so early in her career. It’s a shame that the US doesn’t appreciate her talents enough."


    Listen to her songs: "Con Altura" and "A Palé"

    3. Chris Pine

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    "Chris Pine gets overlooked a lot because of the three Marvel Chrises. His range is amazing, and if you haven’t seen Hell or High Water, it's a must-see. He can really do it all."


    Catch him in these films: Wonder Woman (2017) and the Star Trek series (2009–present)

    4. Sebastian Stan

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    "Sebastian Stan deserves more credit. He's so much more than a pretty face. He can say more with his facial expressions and body language than most actors can say with an entire monologue."


    Catch him in these films: I, Tonya (2017) and Captain America: Civil War (2016)

    5. Frank Ocean

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    "Frank Ocean is is an incredible artist. I think if he actually went on tours, he would be one of the most popular singers in the world."


    Listen to his songs: "Thinkin Bout You" and "Chanel"

    6. D’Arcy Carden

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    "D’Arcy Carden is just a genuinely kind and amazing human being. She does such an amazing job playing Janet in The Good Place. Honestly, the only tragedy is that she wasn’t nominated for an Emmy. D’Arcy Carden deserves an Emmy, and that’s a fact."


    Catch her in: The Good Place and Let It Snow (2019)

    7. Maisie Williams

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    "Maisie Williams is is so deeply underrated. At the age of 23, she's already had two Emmy nominations for Game of Thrones. I love her and love the fact that she's created a company dedicated to helping new artists get in the Hollywood game."


    Catch her in: Game of Thrones and Then Came You (2018)

    8. Donald Glover

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    "Donald Glover can sing, he can act, he's a comedian, he produces TV shows, and he's undoubtedly one of the most laid-back celebs I've seen. He's rarely in the tabloids except for good press. Overall, he's extremely underrated."


    Catch him in: The Lion King (2019) and Community, and listen to his song "This Is America"

    9. Alessia Cara

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    "Alessia Cara is an awesome singer with amazing songs that have great messages. I’m surprised that not a lot of people know about her."


    Listen to her songs: "Scars to Your Beautiful" and "Here"

    10. Billy Eichner

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    "Billy Eichner is finally starting to get the acknowledgment he deserves with bigger roles, like Timon in The Lion King, but he definitely deserves a big starring role. He’s absolutely hilarious and very talented."


    Catch him in: The Lion King (2019) and Billy on the Street

    11. Little Mix

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    "Little Mix are one of the most popular girl groups in the world and yet also so underrated."

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    Listen to their songs: "Bounce Back" and "Shout Out to My Ex."

    12. James McAvoy

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    "James McAvoy — I've never seen a poor performance from him, even when the movie itself is terrible. He is one of those actors that can completely transform into his character and can make an audience forget that he is an actor portraying a role. He is also a super-humble guy who doesn't let his celebrity status inflate his ego."


    Catch him in these films: Split (2016) and It Chapter Two (2019)

    13. Bokeem Woodbine

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    "Bokeem Woodbine played one of the best characters in the second season of Fargo. Plus, does anyone remember his understated performance as Can’t Get Right in the Eddie Murphy movie Life?"


    Catch him in: Fargo and Queen & Slim (2019)

    14. Sam Rockwell

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    "Sam Rockwell has such an amazing range and just melts into every role he’s in, to the point where he’s been hardly recognizable sometimes."


    Catch him in these films: Jojo Rabbit (2019) and Vice (2018)

    15. Kristen Stewart

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    "Kristen Stewart — you either love her or you hate her, but she is truly amazing. She has range. She's survived being typecast forever by Hollywood because of a movie she made when she was barely 18 and grew into a gay icon. I will always and forever stan."


    Catch her in these films: Twilight (2008) and Underwater (2020)

    16. Martin Starr

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    "Martin Starr has range and a lot of charm."


    Catch him in: Silicon Valley and Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019)

    17. Emmy Rossum

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    "Emmy Rossum is underrated and incredibly talented and gorgeous. She is a magnificent singer and wonderful actress. She seems genuinely sweet and charming."

    Catch her in: The Phantom of the Opera (2004) and Shameless


    18. Matthew Lillard

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    "Matthew Lillard — the man has the range. Scooby-Doo would have been nothing without him."


    Catch him in: Scooby-Doo (2002) and Good Girls

    19. Nick Kroll

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    "Nick Kroll — I mean, have you heard his hormone monster voice?"


    Catch him in these TV shows: Big Mouth and Parks and Recreation.

    20. Mackenzie Davis

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    "Mackenzie Davis — after she was in Black Mirror, The Martian, Terminator, and Blade Runner (just to name a few things), I'm at a loss for words as to why more people don't stan."


    Catch her in these films: Terminator: Dark Fate (2019) and The Turning (2020).

    21. Zachary Levi

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    "Zachary Levi deserves it all! He can act, sing, and voice a leading Disney man! He's been nominated for a Tony Award and even played a superhero. Everyone should know his name and adore him."


    Catch him in these films: Shazam! (2019) and Tangled (2010)

    22. Taron Egerton

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    "Taron Egerton didn’t get enough recognition for his work in Rocketman. His voice is incredible, and his performance as Elton John was amazing. He just doesn’t get enough appreciation."


    Catch him in these films: Rocketman (2019) and Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014)

    23. Jodie Comer

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    "Jodie Comer — I know she won an Emmy and a lot of people love her, but they should love her MORE! She pulls off like five different accents on Killing Eve and flips them on and off like a switch. She’s a sweetheart IRL, too!"


    Catch her in these TV shows: Killing Eve and Doctor Foster

    24. Ben Platt

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    "Ben Platt's singing and acting are both amazing. He's been the star of a musical and a TV show, but barely anyone knows about him. He's written a full album of songs, too!"


    Catch him in: The Politician and Pitch Perfect (2012)

    25. Michael Shannon

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    "Michael Shannon has been in a lot of well-known things, like Shape of Water, Boardwalk Empire, and Knives Out, but somehow he's remained under the radar!"


    Catch him in these films: Knives Out (2019) and The Shape of Water (2017)

    26. And Finally, Tom Ellis

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    "Tom Ellis doesn't get nearly enough attention for how good an actor he is — it's only ever for how hot he is...which, I mean, he is hot. But he is also a very good actor who seems to get passed over a lot."


    Catch him in these TV shows: Lucifer and The Flash

    Are there any underrated celebs you think we missed? Leave us a comment below about your fave underrated celeb!

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