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William Shatner
Just about the whole cast of Friends?


What? Did you forget TJ Hooker? Razz

No, but we're trying to! Big Grin


Roger that, except for Heather Locklear!
 
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I know Beatty had many other roles but every time I saw him appear on screen a vision of him in that scene in Deliverance ("squeal like a pig") popped into my head so, to me, he was typecast.
Once again, that is not typecasting. Typecasting is when an actor has played a role or a particular type of character so often, the people responsible for casting a film or TV show will not consider any such actors outside of the actors existing typecast.

Adam West is a prime example of typecasting.


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Larry Linville -Frank Burns on M*A*S*H.


Gary Burgoff. He played Walter "Radar" O'Rielly in the movie MASH, the TV series MASH, and a failed spin off WALTER.

While he did a few other things, he played Radar from 1970 to 1984.



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How about the entire cast of the Beverly Hillbillies? Max Baer Jr. couldn't overcome the Jethro image. Donna Douglas (as hot as she was) will always be Ellie May. Buddy Ebsen had a few good roles afterward - really liked Barnaby Jones.


Buddy Ebsen was an accomplished actor/dancer for decades. He appeared in many westerns before being cast as Jed. I understand that one role may seem to define a career, but Ebsen's was not ruined by BHB.

Buddy Ebsen



 
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What bitch are we pitching again?


This.

Ted Levine, Buffalo Bill.


Levine played the Captain on Monk for many years.


There's also Heat.
 
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Larry Linville -Frank Burns on M*A*S*H.


Gary Burgoff. He played Walter "Radar" O'Rielly in the movie MASH, the TV series MASH, and a failed spin off WALTER.

While he did a few other things, he played Radar from 1970 to 1984.


14 years is not a short role to be in. Wink







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Jack Gleeson, after his Joffrey Baratheon role on Game of Thrones would be hard pressed to play any other type of role.
 
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What bitch are we pitching again?


This.

Ted Levine, Buffalo Bill.
This has come up before, and again I'll say I completely disagree that he was typecast by that role.

He's had dozens of roles since "Silence of the Lambs" and few are as villains.

Here are his acting roles:
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0505971/

His bio lists this is as a "trademark:" "Often plays some type of authority figure (e.g., police officer, detective, military officer).

Roles like:
"Monk" (TV show playing a police detective for 7 seasons)
"Shutter Island" (movie playing prison warden)
"From The Earth to the Moon" (mini-series played astronaut Alan Shepard)

All AFTER "Silence of the Lambs."


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What bitch are we pitching again?


This.

Ted Levine, Buffalo Bill.

He tries, but one can never unhear that Buffalo Bill voice once you've seen/heard it.
Not this one. When I hear his voice, if I think of a role other than the one he's currently playing, I think of either the character Frank Holman, from "Crime Story" (before Silence of the Lambs), or Captain Leland Stottlemeyer, from "Monk." Hell, when I first heard his voice in "Silence of the Lambs" I thought 'I know that guy from "Crime Story."'


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Has anybody mentioned Don Adams? He did some other things, but he will always be remembered as Maxwell Smart.



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Has anybody mentioned Don Adams? He did some other things, but he will always be remembered as Maxwell Smart.

And Tennessee Tuxedo.


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Can never accept him as that liberal president
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Don Adams


He had a great career in animation as a voice. Many of those people decided to get out of the business or stopped being in front of the camera.

James Widdoes , who played Hoover in Animal House was rarely seen again. yet he is one of the most successful TV directors today.


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If you mean he was cast in mostly action movies, then yes, he was typecast. If you mean spy thrillers like James Bond, then no.

Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa was typecast as an Asian villain in many movies during the '80s and '90s.



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And Boston Legal.

In the end, he's had a pretty good career.

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William Shatner
Just about the whole cast of Friends?


What? Did you forget TJ Hooker? Razz
 
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My vote goes to Jean Claude Van Damme, of course I may not have seen enough of his movies to give an accurate assessment of his acting prowess.

Guess I could throw Steven Segal in there too from what I've seen.


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George Reeves as Superman in the Adventures of Superman TV series.


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