6 Actors Who Completely Changed Their “Type” Which Was Pivotal For Their Careers

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Today there is no doubt that Robert Pattinson is a great actor who can completely transform for a role. But not that long ago everybody saw him only like Edward from Twilight, he was stuck in that image. And this happens to many actors and not everybody can run away from it.

Nexter.org prepared you a list of 6 actors who were able to get rid of this “type” and boosted their careers. 

Tom Cruise

Source: MGM/3 Arts Entertainment  

At the beginning of his career, Cruise mostly performed in dramas and psychological thrillers, like Rain Man, Born on the Fourth of July, Eyes Wide Shut, Vanilla Sky, and The Last Samurai.

But in 2004, he played the role of a killer in the film, Collateral and after that, we’ve seen him play in many action films, crime dramas, and sci-fi movies.

 

Kate Hudson

Source: Firm Films/Chestnut Ridge Productions  

Kate Hudson started off playing in various romantic comedies like Bride Wars, How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, and Raising Helen.

But later she decided to take part in something more serious and acted in the musical Nine, which was a great success and she continued to appear in dramatic movies like Wish I Was Here, A Little Bit of Heaven, and the thriller, Good People.

 

Robert Pattinson

Source: Twilight Productions/Elara Pictures  

Noon, even Robert himself, believed that he will ever get rid of that vampire from Twilight image. But he actually managed to do that by playing in such movies like Water for Elephants, Cosmopolis, Mission: Blacklist, and one of his most recent works, High Life

 

Steve Carell

Source: Universal Pictures/Annapurna Pictures  

Steve Carell used to be known only as a comedic actor in movies like The 40-Year-Old Virgin, and Crazy, Stupid, , Date Night.

But everything changed after the release of Foxcatcher. Steve portrayed the owner of a wrestling team and was even nominated for an Oscar. After that, he played in such movies as Café Society, Beautiful Boy, Vice.

 

Jennifer Aniston

Source: Happy Madison Productions/Cinelou Films  

We all know that the first biggest role of Jennifer Aniston is Rachel from Friends. She later went on to star in many romcoms, like The Good Girl, She’s the One, The Object of My Affection, etc.

In 2005, when she performed in Derailed, Aniston started to drift away from her regular comedy type. And her role in the psychological drama, Cake was very surprising and strong.

 

Liam Neeson

Source: Universal Pictures/Europa Corp.  

Neeson was great at dramatic roles at the beginning of his career. He even received an Oscar nomination for his role in Schindler’s List. But later he began to play brutal men who deal with bad guys in action films like The Commuter, Taken, and Non-Stop.

Which one surprised you the most?


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6 Actors Who Completely Changed Their “Type” Which Was Pivotal For Their Careers
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6 Actors Who Completely Changed Their “Type” Which Was Pivotal For Their Careers
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Today there is no doubt that Robert Pattinson is a great actor who can completely transform for a role. But not that long ago everybody saw him only like Edward from Twilight, he was stuck in that image. And this happens to many actors and not everybody can run away from it. Nexter.org prepared you a list of 6 actors who were able to get rid of this “type” and boosted their careers. 
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