The Morning Link: Actors Typecast In Bizarrely Specific Roles


Typecasting is nothing new in Hollywood; it’s not very surprising, seeing as some actors just look and act like the cliched roles they attract. This phenomenon explains why Meg Ryan has never taken a role as a transvestite vampire, and Meatloaf has never been the object of affection in a romantic comedy.

But amazingly, some people seem to perform uncannily similar roles over and over, like Groundhog Day, but with less appealing actors. Causality loop, strange coincidence or extreme lack of range?

Check out 7 actors typecast in bizarrely specific roles

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