10 Actors Who Have Played Some Wildly Different Roles

These talented stars have mastered the art of disguise!

Some actors are so talented it makes your head spin. They’re able to change their appearance, mannerisms and entire attitudes, transforming themselves into completely different people from one film to the next. Here are 10 of the very best examples!

1. Let’s kick things off with Helena Bonham Carter. She appeared as a monkey-lady in ‘Planet of the Apes’, the evil Bellatrix Lestrange in the ‘Harry Potter’ films, and even the Queen of Hearts in ‘Alice in Wonderland’.

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2. And how about Jared Leto? He recently wowed us as The Joker in ‘Suicide Squad’, as well as playing John Lennon’s assassin in ‘Chapter 27’ and a transgender person in ‘Dallas Buyers Club’.

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3. Michael Fassbender is one of the best actors working right now. He showed off his stoic sensibilities as an android in ‘Promehteus’, his sexy abs in ‘300’, and even did a great job as Steve Jobs in ‘Jobs’.

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4. Johnny Depp is a real-life chameleon. From the Mad Hatter to Willy Wonka, Sweeney Todd and Captain Jack Sparrow, there’s no role he can’t perform!

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5. Tilda Swinton recently had some fun with a shaved head in ‘Doctor Strange’, but has also appeared as the evil queen in ‘The Chronicles of Narnia’ and dressed up as an elderly lady for ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’.

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Swinton is so talented!

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6. Robert Downey Jr. is famous for his role as the superhero Iron Man, but he’s also played Charlie Chaplin, Sherlock Holmes, and dozens of other roles.

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Remember him in ‘Tropic Thunder’?

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7. Ralph Fiennes is a truly talented actor. He made a real name for himself as a sadistic Nazi officer in ‘Schindler’s List’, but has also showed that he doesn’t mind taking on sillier roles like Hades in ‘Clash of the Titans’.

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Ralph also played Voldemort in the Harry Potter films!

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8. Cate Blanchett has done it all! She played the elven queen Galadriel in ‘The Lord of the Rings’ saga, and has also played the parts of Bob Dylan and Queen Elizabeth I.

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9. Sir Ian McKellen is an all-time great. Many people know him for his role as Gandalf or Magneto, but he appeared in countless films in his younger years too.

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10. Eddie Murphy is one funny dude, but also happens to be an extremely versatile actor. Remember ‘The Nutty Professor’, in which he played an entire family!?

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All of these actors are true legends and we can’t wait to see what they do next! Be sure to SHARE this list with your friends and family.

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