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Mar 2nd 2016 at 11:43:19 PM •••

Why does nobody bother to create a page about Creator/Jeff Daniels? I would help write the article if I knew how to start a page from scratch with a page picture.

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Feb 8th 2016 at 5:58:29 PM •••

The Leonardo Di Caprio section confuses me. He was the cute kid on the Growing Pains sitcom, and What's Eating Gilbert Grape was his breakout-into-serious-acting role. It was a serious role that he got an Oscar nomination for, that has to count for something! Yet the section that points this out has been commented out with percent marks, letting stand the first remarks that he'd been the pretty-boy in his later roles of Romeo+Juliet and Titanic, only breaking out with his movies with Martin Scorsese.

Is it because the original section pointing out his earlier work was a bit... combative? I could easily clean that up...

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Jan 31st 2015 at 6:39:27 PM •••

I added Rick Moranis to this page, but someone hid it with percent signs. Whomever did that, don't do it again. I wish for that entry to be fixed because Rick is my favorite actor.

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Feb 1st 2015 at 2:08:15 AM •••

It has been commented out for being a Zero-Context Example. It will be done until the example explains how it fits the trope.

Jan 1st 2015 at 7:47:59 PM •••

Regarding the Colin Firth example, I thought his fame came with the 1995 version of Pride And Prejudice. If someone agrees they can modify the relevant entry.

Dec 21st 2013 at 4:33:49 PM •••

I really don't think that Natalie Portman entry should be here. She has indeed been doing critically acclaimed movies for years now. Granted if the troper in question had only seen her in the Star Wars prequels...but she's never been considered a bad actress by any stretch of the imagination.

May 26th 2012 at 9:55:03 AM •••

Is Simon Pegg's Doctor Who role really a Corrupt Corporate Executive? Granted, I'm not 100% what his type fits as, but he edits the news more than being the boss of the corporation.

Dec 22nd 2011 at 9:52:17 PM •••

How about "He Really Can Sing" for singer's, or "He Really Can Write" for writers. Basically, this Trope is very versitile.

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Feb 2nd 2012 at 9:40:31 AM •••

How about "He Really Can Direct" for directors?

Apr 13th 2010 at 8:44:25 PM •••

A lot of these examples don't fit the part of the description where it specifies a comic actor's first serious role. Delete that part?

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Nov 1st 2010 at 8:15:21 AM •••

What about a Darth Wiki variant entitled He Really Can't Act?

Nov 1st 2010 at 9:49:03 AM •••

We've got enough tropes for complaining already.

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