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Started by dead-ced-dead, November 26, 2021, 11:06:34 AM
Quote from: Brundle-Fly on November 29, 2021, 02:34:34 PMHave you posted in the wrong thread, dead-ced-dead?
Quote from: Famous Mortimer on November 28, 2021, 11:04:48 PMI'll take "things no male actor has done, ever" for 200, Alex
Quote from: dead-ced-dead on November 29, 2021, 02:30:31 PMI bet you'd all appreciate the movie Vivarium. It's about a young couple who move into a modern home in an estate full of identical houses and find that they can't escape. One day a baby arrives on their doorstep, and it's the kind of identikit baby you imagine all parents in the late twenties/early thirties are saddled with.
Quote from: Jerzy Bondov on November 29, 2021, 03:02:38 PMRick Moranis Freddie Prinze Jnr
Quote from: Claude the Racecar Driving Rockstar Super Sleuth on November 29, 2021, 03:21:38 PMRoger Livesey gave a brilliant lead performance in The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp, but (as far as I can be bothered to check) never became a big name...
Quote from: lipsink on November 29, 2021, 01:34:45 PMWhat about Christina Ricci? She had a great run as a child star: The Addams Family, Mermaids, Addams Family Values, Casper. Then went into indie movies like The Ice Storm, The Opposite of Sex, Buffalo 66. Then Sleepy Hollow, Monster and Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. Seemed like her career was really building momentum and then just...nothing. I'd imagine she's probably been accused of being "difficult" too.
Quote from: Brundle-Fly on November 28, 2021, 01:26:28 PMAlso, how long has the actor, Brian Cox waited to finally become a proper household name?
Quote from: Brundle-Fly on November 29, 2021, 01:44:09 PMShe's doing the new Matrix movie according to her IMDB page.
Quote from: Noodle Lizard on November 29, 2021, 11:29:29 PMSpeaking of, Carrie-Anne Moss might be a good pick for this thread. Between The Matrix and Memento in quick succession, you'd think she would've been in incredibly high demand, but I don't think she really did much else. Same exact thing goes for Joe Pantoliano, come to think of it.
Quote from: Ignatius_S on November 29, 2021, 09:49:51 PMTwo for the price of one - F. Murray Abraham and Tom Hulce, hailed for their performances in Amadeus, didn't have the run of big roles or the career bounce that was expected.I had read that Hulce said that casting directors so associated him with the Mozart role that it hampered his chances when going up for other roles. IIRC, there was a successful play he starred in, which they then did a film of but decided to go with someone else, which tied into that. That said, from what I've read, Hulce is quite a private person and doesn't enjoy publicity, so not the person likely to crave stardom. In any case, he much prefers directing for a good while.
Quote from: Claude the Racecar Driving Rockstar Super Sleuth on November 29, 2021, 03:21:38 PMRoger Livesey gave a brilliant lead performance in The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp, but (as far as I can be bothered to check) never became a big name.
Quote from: dissolute ocelot on November 30, 2021, 10:17:10 AMF Murray Abraham was more of a theatre actor, although he popped up in lots of small film roles before his 2000s return with Homeland and Wes Anderson.
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