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8th Oct '17 12:39:30 PM LavonPapillon1
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* The Other Mother from ''WesternAnimation/{{Coraline}}'' starts off looking like Coraline's real mother (except for the lack of a neck brace and ''having black buttons for eyes''). Over the course of the film however, her features become more and more exaggerated. She switches from her real world counterpart's sweater and pants to a black and white-dotted dress, red collar and red shoes. When Coraline starts to defy her, the Other Mother shifts to a less human form, becoming taller and more skeletal. In the film's climax, her true form is shown with a mechanical/spider-like appearance with white, cracked-porcelain skin and hands made of sewing needles.
28th Sep '17 8:38:05 AM Hjortron18
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* [[Film/TheRoom Tommy Wiseau]].

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* [[Film/TheRoom Tommy Wiseau]].Creator/TommyWiseau
27th Sep '17 2:55:21 PM LavonPapillon1
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This trope can be [[AppliedMathematics loosely summed up]] as EeriePaleSkinnedBrunette + CreepyShadowedUndereyes + MessyHair.
22nd Sep '17 8:43:24 AM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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* [[Creator/UmaThurman Mia Wallace]] in ''Film/PulpFiction'' looks like this after her cocaine overdose.

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* [[Creator/UmaThurman Mia Wallace]] in ''Film/PulpFiction'' looks like this after her cocaine drug overdose.
7th Sep '17 11:44:22 PM PaulA
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* Ryuk from ''Manga/DeathNote'', who looks like Cesare would have if Conrad Veidt had been born in [[Creator/HPLovecraft Innsmouth]] instead of Germany.

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* Ryuk from ''Manga/DeathNote'', who looks like Cesare would have if Conrad Veidt had been born in [[Creator/HPLovecraft [[Literature/TheShadowOverInnsmouth Innsmouth]] instead of Germany.
28th Jul '17 2:04:24 PM WillKeaton
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* Controversial pickup artist and antifeminist [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roosh_V Daryush "Roosh V" Valizadeh]]. You can really see it [[http://www.commdiginews.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/roosh1.jpg in]] [[https://cdn.datingskillsreview.com/photos/thumbnail/340x340s/c0/a6/3a/2690_rooshv1_1313777235.jpg pictures]] [[https://hailtothegynocracy.files.wordpress.com/2015/08/roosh-v.png like]] [[https://nationalpostcom.files.wordpress.com/2015/08/image_edited-1.jpg?w=620 these]].

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* Controversial pickup artist and antifeminist [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roosh_V Daryush "Roosh V" Valizadeh]]. You can really see it [[http://www.commdiginews.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/roosh1.jpg in]] [[https://cdn.datingskillsreview.com/photos/thumbnail/340x340s/c0/a6/3a/2690_rooshv1_1313777235.jpg pictures]] [[https://hailtothegynocracy.files.wordpress.com/2015/08/roosh-v.png like]] [[https://nationalpostcom.files.wordpress.com/2015/08/image_edited-1.jpg?w=620 these]].these.]]



* Music/BillyJoel, [[http://ultimateclassicrock.com/files/2013/12/Express-Newspapers-Hulton-A.jpg particularly]] [[http://www.moosevilleusa.com/uploads/6/7/5/9/6759109/4503061_orig.jpg in]] [[https://i.ytimg.com/vi/W1wIZN4pQVo/hqdefault.jpg his]] [[http://assets.rollingstone.com/assets/images/video/flashback-billy-joel-performs-piano-man-on-the-bbc-in-1975-20121108/20121108-billy-joel-x624-1352390828.jpg younger]] [[http://static.webshopapp.com/shops/008295/files/002152522/billy-joel-piano-man.jpg years]].

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* Music/BillyJoel, [[http://ultimateclassicrock.com/files/2013/12/Express-Newspapers-Hulton-A.jpg particularly]] [[http://www.moosevilleusa.com/uploads/6/7/5/9/6759109/4503061_orig.jpg in]] [[https://i.ytimg.com/vi/W1wIZN4pQVo/hqdefault.jpg his]] [[http://assets.rollingstone.com/assets/images/video/flashback-billy-joel-performs-piano-man-on-the-bbc-in-1975-20121108/20121108-billy-joel-x624-1352390828.jpg younger]] [[http://static.webshopapp.com/shops/008295/files/002152522/billy-joel-piano-man.jpg years]].years.]]
28th Jul '17 2:03:42 PM WillKeaton
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* [[TheOphelia River Tam]] from ''Series/{{Firefly}}'' [[http://screenrant.com/wp-content/uploads/Summer-Glau-as-River-Tam-in-Firefly.jpg has]] [[http://academic.depauw.edu/aevans_web/HONR101-02/WebPages/Spring2006/Rooney(Julie)/FireflyWebSite/Firefly%20Images/River3.jpg this]] [[http://img.sparknotes.com/content/sparklife/sparktalk/thisisrivertam_Large.jpg look]] [[http://www.wearysloth.com/Gallery/ActorsG/55592.gif at]] [[https://33.media.tumblr.com/04ba467e873e3c589f0aca4d590b4327/tumblr_n250i2a5011ram1ilo1_r2_250.gif times]].

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* [[TheOphelia River Tam]] from ''Series/{{Firefly}}'' [[http://screenrant.com/wp-content/uploads/Summer-Glau-as-River-Tam-in-Firefly.jpg has]] [[http://academic.depauw.edu/aevans_web/HONR101-02/WebPages/Spring2006/Rooney(Julie)/FireflyWebSite/Firefly%20Images/River3.jpg this]] [[http://img.sparknotes.com/content/sparklife/sparktalk/thisisrivertam_Large.jpg look]] [[http://www.wearysloth.com/Gallery/ActorsG/55592.gif at]] [[https://33.media.tumblr.com/04ba467e873e3c589f0aca4d590b4327/tumblr_n250i2a5011ram1ilo1_r2_250.gif times]].times.]]
2nd Jul '17 10:58:06 AM nombretomado
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* Wrestling/JeffHardy sported this look on a 2008 episode of ''WWESmackDown'', as he got in touch with his "extreme side" to take out TheUndertaker.

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* Wrestling/JeffHardy sported this look on a 2008 episode of ''WWESmackDown'', ''Wrestling/WWESmackDown'', as he got in touch with his "extreme side" to take out TheUndertaker.Wrestling/TheUndertaker.
22nd Jun '17 7:49:03 AM shrikelet
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* ''Manga/KenichiTheMightiestDisciple:'' Kii Kagerou. Unusually pale skin, scraggly hair, and wears all black. He seems to miss out on the sunken eyes mostly because his face is so flat. If anything it makes him even more unnerving.
9th Jun '17 12:31:33 PM merotoker
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* In the ''LightNovel/VampireHunterD'' novels ''Cesare'' is actually a term used to describe one particular type of servant of the [[OurVampiresAreDifferent Nobility]] - a human who has been given the "kiss" of the Noble without having all their blood drained away, resulting in a servant who utterly lack free will, reminiscent [[OurGhoulsAreCreepier the ghouls]] of some other vampire stories, and naturally looks like the TropeNamer.

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* In the ''LightNovel/VampireHunterD'' novels ''Cesare'' is actually a term used to describe one particular type of servant of the [[OurVampiresAreDifferent Nobility]] - a human who has been given the "kiss" of the Noble without having all their blood drained away, resulting in a servant who utterly lack free will, reminiscent [[OurGhoulsAreCreepier the ghouls]] of some other vampire stories, and naturally looks like the TropeNamer.{{Trope Namer|s}}.



* The original example is, [[CaptainObvious of course]], [[ShapedLikeItself Cesare]], Conrad Veidt's BrainwashedAndCrazy sleepwalker character from ''Film/TheCabinetOfDrCaligari'', a silent film made in 1919 Germany. Interestingly enough, he is specifically stated in the shooting script to be wearing makeup ''in-story'' to achieve the effect.
** However, it should be noted that the archetype of a skinny, pale skinned, ill looking character all dressed in black can be found already in romantic literature of the 19th century (generally as a [[OurGhostsAreDifferent ghost]] or a LivingMemory).

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* The original example is, [[CaptainObvious of course]], [[ShapedLikeItself Cesare]], Conrad Veidt's BrainwashedAndCrazy sleepwalker character from ''Film/TheCabinetOfDrCaligari'', a silent film made in 1919 Germany. Interestingly enough, he is specifically stated in the shooting script to be wearing makeup ''in-story'' to achieve the effect.
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effect. However, it should be noted that the archetype of a skinny, pale skinned, ill looking character all dressed in black can be found already in romantic literature of the 19th century (generally as a [[OurGhostsAreDifferent ghost]] or a LivingMemory).



* Kayako and Toshio Saeki from the ''Film/{{Juon}}'' movies and the ''TheGrudge'' (the American remake series).

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* Kayako and Toshio Saeki from the ''Film/{{Juon}}'' movies and the ''TheGrudge'' ''Film/TheGrudge'' (the American remake series).



** Even Lydia Deetz of ''Film/{{Beetlejuice}}'' has a touch of this trope. She's an EeriePaleSkinnedBrunette to start with, her hair is worn in a peculiar updo that defies gravity and frizzes out all over the place, and her eyes are a bit sunken. That last part is particularly noticeable when she's wearing her big black hat.
*** In the [[WesternAnimation/{{Beetlejuice}} cartoon]], though, she just wears a lot of eye makeup.

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** Even Lydia Deetz of ''Film/{{Beetlejuice}}'' has a touch of this trope. She's an EeriePaleSkinnedBrunette to start with, her hair is worn in a peculiar updo that defies gravity and frizzes out all over the place, and her eyes are a bit sunken. That last part is particularly noticeable when she's wearing her big black hat.
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hat. In the [[WesternAnimation/{{Beetlejuice}} cartoon]], though, she just wears a lot of eye makeup.



** The Penguin from ''Film/BatmanReturns'' looks like a cross between Cesare and [[LooksLikeOrlok Orlok]].



* The Joker was based upon the silent film version of ''TheManWhoLaughs.'' The actor portraying title character in ''that'' movie also played Cesare. So, it's hardly coincidence that the Joker is often given Cesare's dark, sunken-in eyelids.

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* The Joker ComicBook/TheJoker was based upon the silent film version of ''TheManWhoLaughs.''Film/TheManWhoLaughs.'' The actor portraying title character in ''that'' movie also played Cesare. So, it's hardly coincidence that the Joker is often given Cesare's dark, sunken-in eyelids.



* Brad Dourif as [[Film/TheLordOfTheRings Wormtongue]] fits.

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* ''Film/TheLordOfTheRings'': Brad Dourif as [[Film/TheLordOfTheRings Wormtongue]] Wormtongue fits.



* The Penguin from ''Film/BatmanReturns'' looks like a cross between Cesare and [[LooksLikeOrlok Orlok]].



* Credence from Film/FantasticBeastsAndWhereToFindThem, who's clearly TheWoobie [[spoiler: and also, it turns out, a WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds]].

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* Credence from Film/FantasticBeastsAndWhereToFindThem, ''Film/FantasticBeastsAndWhereToFindThem'', who's clearly TheWoobie [[spoiler: and also, it turns out, a WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds]].



* Roose Bolton from Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire.
* Mary Shelley probably intended the monster in ''Literature/{{Frankenstein}}'' to look a good deal this way; she describes him with pale skin, blank eyes, dark flowing hair, and "straight black lips." Since ''The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari'' was at least in part inspired by ''Frankenstein'', that film was arguably the first faithful adaptation of Shelley's vision.

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* Roose Bolton from Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire.
''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire''.
* Mary Shelley Creator/MaryShelley probably intended the monster in ''Literature/{{Frankenstein}}'' to look a good deal this way; she describes him with pale skin, blank eyes, dark flowing hair, and "straight black lips." Since ''The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari'' was at least in part inspired by ''Frankenstein'', that film was arguably the first faithful adaptation of Shelley's vision.



* Music/TheCure: [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ijxk-fgcg7c Lullaby]]

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* Music/TheCure: [[http://www.[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ijxk-fgcg7c com/watch?v=sS6t56U9tBg Lullaby]]



* [[TheSavageIndian Tatanka]] ''very'' briefly donned whiteface and black lipstick and eyeshadow late in 2006 after he suffered an emotional meltdown after losing too many matches and announced that his degradation had awakened a "vengeful spirit" that would avenge the Native American people.

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* [[TheSavageIndian Tatanka]] Wrestling/{{Tatanka}} ''very'' briefly donned whiteface and black lipstick and eyeshadow late in 2006 after he suffered an emotional meltdown after losing too many matches and announced that his degradation had awakened a "vengeful spirit" that would avenge the Native American people.



* Creator/EdgarAllanPoe, almost a century before the TropeNamer. Another nineteenth-century literary example was Creator/OscarWilde.

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* Creator/EdgarAllanPoe, almost a century before the TropeNamer.{{Trope Namer|s}}. Another nineteenth-century literary example was Creator/OscarWilde.
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