'''Basic Trope''': An actor becomes solely identified by his/her most well-known role.
* '''Straight''': Bob, who plays "Captain Nebula", has difficulty getting hired to play other roles because of his association with the character.
* '''Exaggerated''': The media insist on referring to Bob as "Captain Nebula."
* '''Downplayed''': Bob, who plays "Captain Nebula," is often associated as a strong and caring leader in his roles. He will sometimes jokingly say "They want to cast me as the leader role when I apply because of how confident I seem."
* '''Justified''':
** "Captain Nebula" is Bob's first role on screen and the show is an enormous hit
** "Captain Nebula" was a {{Long Runner|s}}, so everyone grew up think of Bob as "Captain Nebula".
* '''Inverted''': IAmNotLeonardNimoy
* '''Subverted''': When Bob gets an iconic role on another show, people stop calling him "Captain Nebula".
* '''Double Subverted''': Everyone starts associating Bob with his new role, Detective Jim Heart.
* '''Parodied''': ActorRoleConfusion.
* '''Zig Zagged''': Fans of Captain Nebula call Bob by that name, but fans of Jim Heart call him by his actual name.
* '''Averted''': Everyone recognizes Bob as a versatile actor who has played many different roles.
* '''Enforced''': The "Captain Nebula" movie is actually about an actor named Bob who's been trapped in his Captain Nebula role for decades, so it's written right into the script.
* '''Lampshaded''': "This is Bob, not to be confused with Captain Nebula."
* '''Invoked''': When addressing fans, Captain Bob pretends that he is actually Captain Nebula.
* '''Exploited''': Bob wants to become an actual captain, and, despite not being the best qualified person for the job, still gets it because High Command sees him as Captain Nebula.
* '''Defied''': Bob refuses to do a Captain Nebula movie because he's afraid people begin equating him with the character.
* '''Discussed''': ???
* '''Conversed''': ???
* '''Deconstructed''': The constant association with the Captain Nebula role makes Bob feel that he is being underestimated as an actor, and he comes to hate the role with a passion.
* '''Reconstructed''': He decides that it's what makes his fans happy.
Back to IAmNotSpock.
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