John Doe: Se7en
Joker: The Dark Knight
^That's a pic from casino.
ray winstone in Nil By Mouth
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"It's better to burn out than to fade away."
Geoffrey Rush as pianist David Helfgott in Shine was pretty damned interesting.
more of a miniseries than a movie, but Michael Gambon was fucking fantastic in the original BBC version of The Singing Detective.
Hilary Swank again, this time for Boys Don't Cry.
Johnny Depp as Ed Wood, but Martin Landau was even better as Bela Lugosi (and SAG members apparently agreed, he won an Oscar for it)...
Imodium can't stop me.
Clint Eastwood as Walt Kowalski in Gran Turino
Johnny Depp as WilliamBlake in Dead Man (yeah, you saw that coming)
Pat Morita as Mr Miyagi in The Karate Kid
Danny Trejo as The Mexi-Can in Once Upon A Time In Mexico
Mickey ROurke in the Wrestler
So are talking about the characters or the actors playing them? because I think that there are a few examples mentioned here of actors playing themselves (Robin Williams springs to mind) rather than any unique character...
Papa was a rodeo - Mama was a rock'n'roll band
I could play guitar and rope a steer before I learned to stand
Bogey in Casablanca.
Gable in Gone With the Wind.
You're right about Robin Williams but he's the master of impromptu comedy.
Markle, you're onto something here. The thread title was quite specific. I'm racking my brain cell to come up with a character that hasn't already been mentioned.
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