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10+ Actors And Actress Who Look Convincing In Every Movie Character

A great actor understands the importance of conveying a character and staying in character. Some think actors only read the lines and follow what directors ask, but genuinely creating a convincing character takes much more. Sometimes, they play their characters in the movies. They immerse themselves into the role to have the most trustful characters.
As a result, we probably can’t recognize them in different movie roles; they must have appeared in some Movies.before. Thanks to their gifted talent, these actors bring the characters to life that we might recognize only by some of their voices or facial features.
We all admire actors whose acting skills have dazzled us even when they play contrasting characters. Here is a list of actors who will never let you down. Let's scroll down and check them out!

#1 Johnny Depp

Source: © Charlie and the Chocolate Factory / Warner Bros.and co-producers© Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them / Warner Bros and co-producers© Minamata / Metalwork 

Johnny Depp has got into different roles in his acting career. In the movie Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, we have Willy Wonka, the chocolate factory's extravagant and sometimes childish owner.
He also participated in Fantastic Beast and Where to Find Them as dark wizard Grindelwald.
His character in the drama Minamata is worth mentioning. The movies follow the real story of photographer W. Eugene Smith.

#2 Jim Carrey

Source: © How the Grinch Stole Christmas / Universal Pictures© Me, Myself & Irene / Twentieth Century Fox© A Series of Unfortunate Events / Paramount Pictures

People find no difficulty in recognizing the familiar and facial gestures of the infamous green creature in Grinch in the fantasy comedy How the Grinch Stole Christmas, which premiered in 2000 and helped Jim Carrey rise to stardom.
In the movie Me, Myself & Irene, the actor played a person with a complicated personality.
Another fantastic example of Jim’s excellent acting was greedy old Count Olaf in Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events.

#3 Gary Oldman

Source: © Sid and Nancy / Initial Pictures and co-producers© Dracula / Columbia Pictures and co-producers© Immortal Beloved / Icon Entertainment International 

Not many remember Gary Oldman appearing as iconic punk rock musician Sid Vicious in Sid and Nancy.
After six years, the actor played the role of a charming vampire in Bram Stocke’s Dracula.
In 1994, he portrayed composer Ludwig van Beethoven in Immortal Beloved.

#4 Andrew Garfield

Source: © Spider-Man: No Way Home / Columbia Pictures and co-producers© Silence / SharpSword Films co-producers© Mainstream / American Zoetrope

 Garfield is known for his role in The Amazing Spider-Man. But this is definitely not his only successful role.
In the drama Silence, the events were organized in 17th-century Japan. The actor played a young Italian man who sets out to find his friend who is lost in Japan.
In the comedy-drama Mainstream, Garfield rose to stardom alongside Uma Thurman’s daughter Maya Hawke. The main characters made a video blog that became very popular.

#5 Meryl Streep

Source: © Ironweed / Home Box Office and co-producers© Death Becomes Her / Universal Pictures and co-producers© Into the Woods / Walt Disney Pictures

In 1987, Meryl Streep starred in the drama Ironweed.
After that, she portrayed a beautiful woman who desires to stay forever young and immortal in Death Becomes Her.
In 2014, the musical fantasy movie Into the Woods premiered, and she portrayed a witch.

#6 Colin Firth

Source: © Pride and Prejudice / British Broadcasting Corporation© Mamma Mia! / Universal Pictures and co-producers© Mary Poppins Returns / Walt Disney Pictures

Colin Firth played Mr.Darcy in the 1995 Pride, inspiring the author of the novel Bridget Jones’s Diary to create Mr. Darcy’s prototype in her story.
He also portrayed a British banker in the musical comedy Mama Mial.
In 2018, the Mary Poppins Return premiered, and Firth portrayed the antagonist.

#7 David Tennant

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The actor portrayed the 16th-century Scottish writer John Knox in the historical drama Mary Queen of Scots.
In 2019, Tennant starred alongside Michael Sheen in  Good Omens and performed the charming demon Crawly.
His most frightening role in picking is dangerous criminal Dennis Nilsen in the series Des.

#8 Tom Hanks

Source: © Forrest Gump / Paramount Pictures and co-producers© Cast Away / Twentieth Century Fox and co-producers© Sully / Flashlight Films and co-producers

The warn-hearted Forrest Gump should be the first character that comes to our mind.
And he moved on to Cast Away, where the character found himself on an uninhabited island and managed to survive.
One of his recent movies is the biographical drama Sully where he portrayed a pilot who carries out the emergency landing of a plane and becomes a hero.

#9 Elizabeth Banks

Source: © Seabiscuit / Universal Pictures and co-producers© Power Rangers / Lionsgate and co-producers© Mrs. America / Shiny Penny Productions and co-producers



The historical movie Seabiscuit is about the story of a horse and horse racing. Banks’ character wore beautiful outfits from 1930s America and played the main character's wife, whose horse participates in the race.
In 2017, the movie Power Rangers, based on the franchise of the same name, premiered. The actress took part in the role of the main villain.
In Mrs. America's series, Banks played a much more modest character, appearing as a feminist activist.

#10 Margot Robbie

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Marget Robbie rarely has dark hair after her role in Suite Francaise drama.
Then, she played Sharon Tate in Once Upon Time in Hollywood with blonde hair.
Recently, she has played the comic character Harley Quinn in the movie Birds of Prey.

#11 Karen Gillan

Source: © Forrest Gump / Paramount Pictures and co-producers© Cast Away / Twentieth Century Fox and co-producers© Sully / Flashlight Films and co-producers

Karen participated in the Doctor Who series before becoming the doctor’s full-time companion. In the episode The Fires of Pompeii, she portrayed one of the soothsayers.
In Guardians of the Galaxy, the actress portrayed the antagonist Nebula.
The Call of the Wild is an adventure movie about a dog managing to survive the cold of Alaska. Harrison Ford played the dog’s companion, and Karen Gillan performed as a villain.

#12 Karl Urban

Source: © Xena: Warrior Princess / Universal Television© The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers / New Line Cinema© Star Trek / Paramount Pictures

Karl Urban’s acting career began in the series Xena: Warrior Princess, where he played four roles in different seasons. One of his brightest characters was Xena’s opponent Caesar.
In The Lord of the Rings film series, Urban appeared with light hair as the Rider of Rohan Éomer.
In the 2009 science fiction movie Star Trek, this New Zealand actor portrayed Dr. Leonard McCoy.

#13 Benicio del Toro

Source:© Basquiat / Eleventh Street Production© Guardians of the Galaxy / Marvel Studios, © The French Dispatch / American Empirical Pictures

Young del Toro played a supporting role in the biographical drama Basquiat based on the artist's life. The actor took a role as the main character’s friend — basketball player Benny Dalmau.
In the superhero movie Guardians of the Galaxy, there are a lot of vivid characters, such as Groot and a talking raccoon. But even supporting roles were played by famous actors. Benicio del Toro was among them and was the keeper of the most extensive collection of interstellar fauna, relics, and species in the galaxy.
The French Dispatch is another visual masterpiece from the movie directed by Wes Anderson. Benicio del Toro gained weight and grew a beard to play an incarcerated artist.
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