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.
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