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Sep 18th 2015 at 11:42:38 AM •••

I have a feeling that Carey Mulligan is being pigeonholed as women that can qualify for The Jerk Index...

Sep 1st 2013 at 10:11:20 AM •••

A trope for people who will always be recognized for a single role... and not a single mention of Daniel Radcliffe or Emma Watson?

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Telcontar MOD
Sep 1st 2013 at 12:52:12 PM •••

Nope. Typecasting is an actor getting the same type of role repeatedly. I Am Not Spock is where an actor is always remembered for one role.

Dec 16th 2012 at 12:31:02 PM •••

Is this just not an example at all?

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Sep 1st 2013 at 2:33:43 PM •••

Despite the number of subversions, Freeman's definitely an example. He has a go to role of being the mentor character with vaguely folksy wisdom, bordering on magical negro. Yes, there are exceptions, but if you look at how long is resume is, he'd still count as typecast.

... also, whoever wrote those examples knows nothing about what "subverted" means.

Dec 3rd 2012 at 8:36:07 AM •••

What would be the reverse of type casting?

For example, I have hard time imagining that David Caruso would ever get a job in another crime drama TV series (or movie) precisely *because* he's so known for CSI Miami. People would get really confused.

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Telcontar MOD
Dec 3rd 2012 at 9:08:04 AM •••

It might be a consequence of I Am Not Spock. You could try asking in Lost and Found for more.

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Aug 22nd 2012 at 7:52:33 PM •••

"Vince Vaughn as the awkward nice guy, whether he's the protagonist or the best friend of the protagonist. He also usually has a hot girlfriend."

The hot girlfriend part is true but really has 'awkward nice guy' described any of Vaughn best known roles over the past decade or so? Wedding Crashers, Dodgeball, The Break-Up... seems like he plays a lot more snarky, emotionally distant types.

Nov 22nd 2011 at 1:42:52 PM •••

Actors and actresses should be in alphabetical order.

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Jul 15th 2010 at 6:32:08 AM •••

George Lindey is "Goober" Pyle. Even when he's on Hee Haw!

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