The best comedic performances from dramatic actors

Good luck typecasting these stars ever again!

Stars Insider

02/04/21 | StarsInsider

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So many actors have defined their careers by absolutely nailing a particular type of character. Most have an area of expertise that leads to them being typecast in gangster movies, or rom-coms, or some other genre. It's pretty standard, but there are a few greats who can do it all! It's one thing for a comedy actor to try their hand at a dramatic role, but for a dramatic actor to attempt comedy seems like a much bigger risk.

In the cases of these artists, they took the risk, and it really paid off. Click through this gallery to see which serious dramatic actors pulled amazing comedy performances out of the bag.

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