15 Actors Who Nail The Roles Of The Villains But Are Sweethearts In Real Life

It might be tough for fans to separate the actors from the roles they play. In fact, celebrities are frequently addressed in public by the names of their characters. And sometimes they only know how to judge celebrities based on their roles in movies, without caring about their personalities in real life. There are actors who are loved in real life because of the characters they play, and of course, there are also actors who nail the villain roles that make people now hate their guts in the real world. But actually, actors can be oddly similar to or completely opposite of the characters they play. Do you know any actors who have played some of the most notorious villains but are actually sweethearts in real life?
Here are some such exceptionally talented actors who have received hate for playing the villains way too well. However, it would be interesting to discover their human, adorable sides in real life. Stay tuned for more details.

#1 Josh Brolin in Avengers: Infinity War

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Josh Brolin, apart from playing super-villains, prefers less terrifying changes in real life. For example, here is how he and his family celebrated Halloween last year.

#2 Mads Mikkelsen

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Unlike the eyes of most of the characters he plays, Mads Mikkelsen's eyes are completely normal in real life. Recently, he congratulated everyone on International Cat Day.

#3 Stellan Skarsgård

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Stellan Skarsgard, for example, shoots photographs with Jared Harris when he isn't bathing in a black substance or levitating.

#4 Dave Bautista

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Dave Bautista isn't battling Josh Brolin; instead, he's making fun of him.

#5 Ian McDiarmid in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

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When he's not on set, Ian McDiarmid appears to be incapable of hurting a fly.

#6 David Bradley in Game of Thrones and Harry Potter

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David Bradley is not as angry in real life as he appears in Game of Thrones and Harry Potter. However, it's easy to see why he's being given such opportunities.

#7 Iwan Rheon

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In real life, Iwan Rheon does not torture anyone, but instead advocates for nature conservation.

#8 Gary Oldman

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Gary Oldman, in addition to his many villain parts in films, also portrays a loving husband and father.

#9 Michael Shannon in The Shape Of Water

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When Michael Shannon isn't on set, he doesn't appear to be a villain. He appears to be more of a family man.

#10 Ron Perlman in Blade II

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Ron Perlman not only enjoys playing evil men, but he also has a special love for animals.

#11 Javier Bardem

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Javier Bardem, in fact, is not grumpy and loves his older sister and brother.

#12 Antony Starr

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Antony Starr's charm makes him less villainous in real life, and he doesn't turn people into ashes with his eye.

#13 Giancarlo Esposito

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In real life, Giancarlo Esposito appears considerably happier than when he plays the head of criminal structures or the head of the Galactic Empire revival group.

#14 Ralph Fiennes in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II

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Ralph Fiennes takes cute photos and appears completely unoffended while taking breaks from combating Harry Potter.

#15 Alfred Molina in Spider-Man: No Way Home

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Alfred Molina, who decided to combat Spider-Man once again 17 years later, properly pet a dog before starring in the role.
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