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4th Jan '17 9:16:09 AM jamespolk
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* As the page quote suggests, almost any movie from the Italian neorealism period. ''Film/BicycleThieves'', ''Film/UmbertoD'', ''Film/TheGospelAccordingToStMatthew''--all amateur casts.

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* As the page quote suggests, almost any movie from the Italian neorealism period. ''Film/BicycleThieves'', ''Film/UmbertoD'', ''Film/TheGospelAccordingToStMatthew''--all amateur casts. Carlo Battisti, star of ''Umberto D'', was a linguistics professor, and it was his [[OneBookAuthor only film appearance]].
4th Jan '17 9:14:39 AM jamespolk
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* As the page quote suggests, almost any movie from the Italian neorealism period:
** ''Film/BicycleThieves''

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* As the page quote suggests, almost any movie from the Italian neorealism period:
** ''Film/BicycleThieves''
period. ''Film/BicycleThieves'', ''Film/UmbertoD'', ''Film/TheGospelAccordingToStMatthew''--all amateur casts.
17th Dec '16 8:44:42 AM OlfinBedwere
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* All of Creator/{{Rare}}'s games up to and including ''VideoGame/StarFoxAdventures'' used studio staffers (and the occasional local actor) for the voice cast. It wasn't until ''VideoGame/PerfectDarkZero'' that they started having their games voiced entirely by professional actors.
* The latter ''Franchise/{{Ultima}}'' games had voice casts consisting mostly of Origin Systems employees, though with experienced film and TV actor Bill Johnson voicing the BigBad of those game, the Guardian.
26th Nov '16 10:08:54 PM Kelothan
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16th Nov '16 7:10:34 AM GlitteringFlowers
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* The Mexican Spanish dub of ''Manga/LoveHina'' suffered from this, due to the fact the dub was an innocent victim of a voice actor strike caused by ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'''s Mexican voice actors when they were fired from the show, forcing the studio on rely on this. The only veterans at the time were Naru and Mutsumi's voice actors.

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* The Mexican Spanish dub of ''Manga/LoveHina'' suffered from this, due to the fact the dub was an innocent victim of a voice actor strike caused by ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'''s Mexican voice actors when they were fired from the show, forcing the studio on rely on this. The only veterans at the time were Naru (Carla Vega), Mei (Georgina "Gina" Sánchez) and Mutsumi's Mutsumi (Creator/LilianaBarba)'s voice actors.
15th Sep '16 4:50:04 PM rjd1922
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[[folder: Live Action Television ]]

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15th Sep '16 4:49:21 PM rjd1922
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* Most of the cast of ''Film/{{Troll 2}}'' were local residents who responded to an open casting call hoping to be extras. George Harvey, who played the father, was a dentist with no prior acting experience who showed up for fun, and Don Packard, who played the store owner, was a mental hospital patient on a day trip.
30th Mar '16 9:24:22 AM HighCrate
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Any movie, show, etc. (that is, not a {{documentary}}), where the cast is composed of untrained or untried actors and actresses. Directors do this for a variety of reasons, usually [[DoingItForTheArt for the art]] or for the [[NoBudget budget]], and less commonly to avert potential HeyItsThatGuy, YouLookFamiliar, and/or NarrowedItDownToTheGuyIRecognize moments.

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Any movie, show, etc. (that is, not a {{documentary}}), where the cast is composed of untrained or untried actors and actresses. Directors do this for a variety of reasons, usually [[DoingItForTheArt for the art]] or for the [[NoBudget budget]], and less commonly to avert potential HeyItsThatGuy, YouLookFamiliar, YouLookFamiliar and/or NarrowedItDownToTheGuyIRecognize moments.
12th Mar '16 12:15:12 PM TrustBen
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* Another Soderbergh film, ''The Girlfriend Experience'', has a cast largely made up of unknown beginners. Sasha Grey, making her non-porn debut, is one of the few experienced screen performers in it.
18th Feb '16 8:04:13 AM BigBertha
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* The Mexican Spanish dub of ''Manga/LoveHina'' suffered from this, due to the fact the dub was an innocent victim of a voice actor strike caused by ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'''s Mexican voice actors when they were fired from the show, forcing the studio on rely on this. The only veterans were Naru and Mutsumi's voice actors.

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* The Mexican Spanish dub of ''Manga/LoveHina'' suffered from this, due to the fact the dub was an innocent victim of a voice actor strike caused by ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'''s Mexican voice actors when they were fired from the show, forcing the studio on rely on this. The only veterans at the time were Naru and Mutsumi's voice actors.
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