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17 Actors That Play The Same Character In Every Movie

Whatever these actors are doing, it's working.

"After The Wizard of Oz, I was typecast as a lion, and there aren't all that many parts for lions." —Bert Lahr

The Cowardly Lion

1. Vin Diesel — We all know the role, do I even have to say it?

2. Chris Pratt — At a certain point, Pratt became this generation's Harrison Ford.

3. Hugh Grant — If you need your romantic lead to say "Oh, dear" a lot, get Grant.

4. Michael Cera — The king of the awkward kid you can't help but root for.

5. Tom Cruise — One of the most quintessential action stars of the '90s and 2000s.

tom cruise on the phone appearing stressed in the film mission impossible

6. Michelle Rodriguez — The badass [insert cool job] that doesn't have time for your shit.

Michelle Rodriguez standing by a car in the film fast and furious

7. Anya Taylor Joy — If it's a horror film or a period piece, they probably called Anya (bonus points if it's a horror period piece).

8. Hiroyuki Sanada — He has to have enough hours logged to be a full-on samurai by now.

9. Keira Knightley — If you need a romantic lead in a period piece, you need Keira Knightley.

10. Helena Bonham Carter — Dark, edgy, and ruthless, Carter often plays characters that will ruin your life.

11. Timothée Chalamet — The angsty yet lovable teen.

12. Harrison Ford — Few actors could pull off cocky action characters like Ford (mainly because he took all those roles).

13. Jason Statham — Casting someone else as a Cockney tough guy? Bollocks!

14. Rebel Wilson — You think you have a funny friend? Wilson is THE funny friend.

Rebel Wilson as Patricia "Fat Amy" Hobart

15. Ryan Reynolds — This movie established Reynolds as the charming guy that gets on other characters' nerves and loves to talk.

Ryan Reynolds as Van Wilder

16. Michael Emerson — The quiet yet calculating evil genius.

17. Sarah Michelle Gellar — The scream queen that redefined what it means to be a scream queen.

Sarah Michelle Gellar as Helen Shivers

Who are some other typecast actors that you can think of? Let us know in the comments below!