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* SameLanguageDub: Notoriously, in his three most high-profile roles he had his voice dubbed - by David Hyde Pierce in ''{{Film/Hellboy}}'', Creator/LaurenceFishburne in ''Film/FantasticFourRiseOfTheSilverSurfer'', and by the narrator in ''Film/PansLabyrinth''.

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* SameLanguageDub: Notoriously, in his three most high-profile roles he had his voice dubbed - by David Hyde Pierce in ''{{Film/Hellboy}}'', ''{{Film/Hellboy|2004}}'', Creator/LaurenceFishburne in ''Film/FantasticFourRiseOfTheSilverSurfer'', and by the narrator in ''Film/PansLabyrinth''.


* SameLanguageDub: Notoriously, in his three most high-profile roles he had his voice dubbed - by David Hyde Pierce in ''{{Film/Hellboy}}'', Creator/LaurenceFishburne in ''Film/FantasticFourRiseOfTheSilverSurfer'', and by the narrator in ''Film/PansLabyrinth''. Due to support from his fans and co-stars, he was allowed to avert the trope in the second ''Hellboy'', and would have done so in the Silver Surfer's solo film if that movie had ever been made. He now has contractual protection against this type of treatment.

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* SameLanguageDub: Notoriously, in his three most high-profile roles he had his voice dubbed - by David Hyde Pierce in ''{{Film/Hellboy}}'', Creator/LaurenceFishburne in ''Film/FantasticFourRiseOfTheSilverSurfer'', and by the narrator in ''Film/PansLabyrinth''. Due to support from his fans and co-stars, he was allowed to avert the trope in the second ''Hellboy'', and would have done so in the Silver Surfer's solo film if that movie had ever been made. He now has contractual protection against this type of treatment.


!!This Actor contains examples of:

* BaldOfAwesome: Started shaving his head in 2016 to play [[Series/StarTrekDiscovery Commander Saru]], noting that not having hair was much more convenient for when he was constantly having to have prosthetic makeup removed and reapplied.
* BornLucky: He's the only person who attended the notoriously problematic [[TroubledProduction/{{Other}} DashCon]] and ''didn't'' suffer payment, hotel, or panel issues.
* CreepyLongFingers: Well, they are when he's playing a villain and every gesture exudes menace; in real life they are very graceful, and watching every gesture he makes with them is like watching a sort of dance.
* CuddleBug: He's more than willing to give hugs to anyone who will take one, and fans are known to say that they are heavenly.
* DoingItForTheArt: His acting in independent films. If he likes the idea, he's got the free time, and he's had a role recently that pays the bills, he's more than delighted to act in independent films and web series.
* FauxFluency: Subverted. Instead of learning the archaic form of Spanish phonetically, he ''actually'' learned it for his role as the Faun in ''Film/PansLabyrinth'' so he knew the appropriate places to pause, etc., though the voice heard in the finished film is done by a native speaker.
* GentleGiant: He's 6'3, but is possibly one of the nicest actors to meet in person.
* NiceGuy: ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin
* NoodlePeople: Quite tall and extremely thin, which he says makes him every prosthetic makers dream because they can pretty much do whatever they like with the design because he has such a thin frame.
* OlderThanTheyLook: His beanpole frame and skeletal, gaunt facial features might blur the issue a little, but he certainly doesn't look ''59'' in that picture up there.
* PromotedFanboy:
** Has been a fan of the Silver Surfer since he was a kid.
** He was a BigNameFan of ''WebSeries/MarbleHornets'' before he got a part in the movie based off of it. As the Operator.
* RealMenLoveJesus: Despite playing various monsters, he's actually a real-life Christian.

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!!This Actor actor's work contains examples of:

* BaldOfAwesome: Started shaving his head in 2016 to play [[Series/StarTrekDiscovery Commander Saru]], noting that not having hair was much more convenient for when he was constantly having to have prosthetic makeup removed and reapplied.
* BornLucky: He's the only person who attended the notoriously problematic [[TroubledProduction/{{Other}} DashCon]] and ''didn't'' suffer payment, hotel, or panel issues.
* CreepyLongFingers: Well, they are when he's playing a villain and every gesture exudes menace; in real life they are very graceful, and watching every gesture he makes with them is like watching a sort of dance.
* CuddleBug: He's more than willing to give hugs to anyone who will take one, and fans are known to say that they are heavenly.
* DoingItForTheArt: His acting in independent films. If he likes the idea, he's got the free time, and he's had a role recently that pays the bills, he's more than delighted to act in independent films and web series.
* FauxFluency: Subverted. Instead of learning the archaic form of Spanish phonetically, he ''actually'' learned it for his role as the Faun in ''Film/PansLabyrinth'' so he knew the appropriate places to pause, etc., though the voice heard in the finished film is done by a native speaker.
* GentleGiant: He's 6'3, but is possibly one of the nicest actors to meet in person.
* NiceGuy: ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin
* NoodlePeople: Quite tall and extremely thin, which he says makes him every prosthetic makers dream because they can pretty much do whatever they like with the design because he has such a thin frame.
* OlderThanTheyLook: His beanpole frame and skeletal, gaunt facial features might blur the issue a little, but he certainly doesn't look ''59'' in that picture up there.
* PromotedFanboy:
** Has been a fan of the Silver Surfer since he was a kid.
** He was a BigNameFan of ''WebSeries/MarbleHornets'' before he got a part in the movie based off of it. As the Operator.
* RealMenLoveJesus: Despite playing various monsters, he's actually a real-life Christian.
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** Notably, David Hyde Pierce refused to do press junkets or even be credited for doing Abe Sapien's voice in Hellboy solely out of respect for Doug. He even allegedly exclaimed, "What am I doing here?" when he saw the amount of work Doug had already put into the role.
* SerkisFolk: As the Silver Surfer. This was a last-minute addition, as Doug actually did the part as a perfectly good ''practical'' Silver Surfer, but the studio wanted to advertise the character as a CGI creation. When the Surfer gets {{Depower}}ed, there's no CGI, just Doug.
* TheSilentBob: Has a background in miming and often plays characters who don't ([[TheVoiceless or can't]]) say a word, and expresses reams of dialogue simply by body language. For a particularly fine example, see his stellar work as the leader of The Gentlemen in the entirely silent Buffy episode [[Recap/BuffyTheVampireSlayerS4E10Hush Hush]]. A head tilt and flick of the hand is all a master needs to have you checking your closet for days.
* StarMakingRole: [[https://pbs.twimg.com/media/C6gLPmHUAAAwHek.jpg Mac Tonight]], the moon-headed mascot of the UsefulNotes/McDonalds "late night" commercials. He quickly gained notoriety around Hollywood for the fact that he bore the character's giant head without a word of complaint.

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** Notably, David Hyde Pierce refused to do press junkets or even be credited for doing Abe Sapien's voice in Hellboy solely out of respect for Doug. He even allegedly exclaimed, "What am I doing here?" when he saw the amount of work Doug had already put into the role.
* SerkisFolk: As the Silver Surfer. This was a last-minute addition, as Doug actually did the part as a perfectly good ''practical'' Silver Surfer, but the studio wanted to advertise the character as a CGI creation. When the Surfer gets {{Depower}}ed, there's no CGI, just Doug.
* TheSilentBob: Has a background in miming and often plays characters who don't ([[TheVoiceless or can't]]) say a word, and expresses reams of dialogue simply by body language. For a particularly fine example, see his stellar work as the leader of The Gentlemen in the entirely silent Buffy episode [[Recap/BuffyTheVampireSlayerS4E10Hush Hush]]. A head tilt and flick of the hand is all a master needs to have you checking your closet for days.\n* StarMakingRole: [[https://pbs.twimg.com/media/C6gLPmHUAAAwHek.jpg Mac Tonight]], the moon-headed mascot of the UsefulNotes/McDonalds "late night" commercials. He quickly gained notoriety around Hollywood for the fact that he bore the character's giant head without a word of complaint.


* OlderThanTheyLook: His beanpole frame and skeletal, gaunt facial features might blur the issue a little, but he certainly doesn't look ''fifty-nine'' in that picture up there.

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* OlderThanTheyLook: His beanpole frame and skeletal, gaunt facial features might blur the issue a little, but he certainly doesn't look ''fifty-nine'' ''59'' in that picture up there.


* OlderThanTheyLook: His beanpole frame and skeletal, gaunt facial features might blur the issue a little, but he certainly doesn't look ''fifty-eight'' in that picture up there.

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* OlderThanTheyLook: His beanpole frame and skeletal, gaunt facial features might blur the issue a little, but he certainly doesn't look ''fifty-eight'' ''fifty-nine'' in that picture up there.



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* ''Series/WhatWeDoInTheShadows'' as "The Baron"


Doug Jones (born May 24, 1960) is an American actor best known for his roles in science fiction, fantasy, and horror as non-human characters that usually require hours worth of makeup being applied to his person, very much like Creator/LonChaney in his day. He has performed in such films and television series as ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'', ''Film/{{Hellboy}}'', ''Film/HellboyIITheGoldenArmy'', ''Film/PansLabyrinth'', and ''Film/FantasticFourRiseOfTheSilverSurfer''. He frequently plays in Creator/GuillermoDelToro's films.

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Doug Jones (born May 24, 1960) is an American actor best known for his roles in science fiction, fantasy, and horror as non-human characters that usually require hours worth of makeup being applied to his person, very much like Creator/LonChaney in his day. He has performed in such films and television series as ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'', ''Film/{{Hellboy}}'', ''Film/{{Hellboy|2004}}'', ''Film/HellboyIITheGoldenArmy'', ''Film/PansLabyrinth'', and ''Film/FantasticFourRiseOfTheSilverSurfer''. He frequently plays in Creator/GuillermoDelToro's films.


* ''Film/{{Hellboy}}'' as Abe Sapien [-(physical performance only, Creator/DavidHydePierce provides Abe's voice)-]

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* ''Film/{{Hellboy}}'' ''Film/{{Hellboy|2004}}'' as Abe Sapien [-(physical performance only, Creator/DavidHydePierce provides Abe's voice)-]


* ''Film/HocusPocus'', as Billy Butcherson.
* ''Film/FantasticFourRiseOfTheSilverSurfer'' as the Silver Surfer.
* ''Film/{{Hellboy}}'', ''Film/HellboyIITheGoldenArmy'', ''WesternAnimation/HellboyAnimated: Sword of Storms'', ''Hellboy Animated: Blood and Iron'' as Abe Sapien and in ''Hellboy II'', the Angel of Death.

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* ''Film/HocusPocus'', as Billy Butcherson.
Butcherson
* ''Film/FantasticFourRiseOfTheSilverSurfer'' as the Silver Surfer.
Surfer
* ''Film/{{Hellboy}}'', ''Film/HellboyIITheGoldenArmy'', ''WesternAnimation/HellboyAnimated: Sword of Storms'', ''Hellboy Animated: Blood and Iron'' ''Film/{{Hellboy}}'' as Abe Sapien [-(physical performance only, Creator/DavidHydePierce provides Abe's voice)-]
** ''Film/HellboyIITheGoldenArmy'' as Abe Sapien [-(physical
and in ''Hellboy II'', voice)-] and the Angel of Death.Death
** ''WesternAnimation/HellboySwordOfStorms'' as Abe Sapien [-(voice only)-]
** ''WesternAnimation/HellboyBloodAndIron'' as Abe Sapien [-(voice only)-]



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He is a big supporter of --and is involved in many-- independent films and shorts.
Special effects-wise, he is to PracticalEffects monsters what Creator/AndySerkis is to [[SerkisFolk motion-captured]] ones.

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He is a big supporter of --and is involved in many-- independent films and shorts.
shorts. Special effects-wise, he is to PracticalEffects monsters what Creator/AndySerkis is to [[SerkisFolk motion-captured]] ones.


* ''Film/FantasticFour: Rise of the Silver Surfer'' as the Silver Surfer.

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* ''Film/FantasticFour: Rise of the Silver Surfer'' ''Film/FantasticFourRiseOfTheSilverSurfer'' as the Silver Surfer.


* ''Series/{{Arrow}}/Series/TheFlash'' as Jake Simmons/Deathbolt

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* ''Series/{{Arrow}}/Series/TheFlash'' ''Series/{{Arrow}}[=/=]Series/{{The Flash|2014}}'' as Jake Simmons/Deathbolt


* BornLucky: He's the only person who attended the notoriously problematic [=DashCon=] and ''didn't'' suffer payment, hotel, or panel issues.

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* BornLucky: He's the only person who attended the notoriously problematic [=DashCon=] [[TroubledProduction/{{Other}} DashCon]] and ''didn't'' suffer payment, hotel, or panel issues.



He's much beloved by fans for his sweet, funny demeanor and giving of hugs to anyone who will take them.

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\nSpecial effects-wise, he is to PracticalEffects monsters what Creator/AndySerkis is to [[SerkisFolk motion-captured]] ones.

He's much beloved by fans for his sweet, funny demeanor and giving of hugs to anyone who will take them.
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* BaldOfAwesome: Started shaving his head in 2016 to play [[Series/StarTrekDiscovery Commander Saru]], noting that not having hair was much more convenient for when he was constantly having to have prosthetic makeup removed and reapplied.



* OlderThanTheyLook: His beanpole frame and gaunt features might blur the issue a little, but he certainly doesn't look ''fifty-eight'' in that picture up there.

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* OlderThanTheyLook: His beanpole frame and skeletal, gaunt facial features might blur the issue a little, but he certainly doesn't look ''fifty-eight'' in that picture up there.

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