Actors and actresses who can't escape their iconic roles
It was their make and break moment
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Saying yes to an iconic role early in your career seems like it would be a dream come true, but for many actors their deal of a lifetime turns into the reel of their lifetime, with their whole career overshadowed by one character.
Some actors have even had difficulty securing work after delivering a fantastic performance in these beloved roles. It seems backward, but if you can't disappear into a new character, you won't get too far in Hollywood.
Click through to see the actors who have been defined, often too early for their liking, by one iconic role.
LIFESTYLE Animal kingdom
CELEBRITY Celebrity deaths
HEALTH Middle age