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10 Male Actors Who We'll Always See As Their Most Iconic Roles

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Some male actors played one role so well that they're always known for embodying that iconic character.

Some actors, no matter how talented they are or what they do for the rest of their careers, will always be known for playing one character. These actors aren't one-trick ponies, as they have had several fantastic roles throughout their careers. Still, one of their roles follows them forever.

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It’s a real testament to these actors’ talent that they could create such iconic characters. As a result, audiences can’t help but constantly be reminded of the characters when they see the actor's face. When fans unanimously agree that no other actor could’ve played these characters, it’s safe to say the casting director made the right choice.

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If ever an actor was born to play a role, it would be Robert Downey Jr. as the playboy philanthropist Tony Stark. Downey Jr. truly blurs the line of where the character ends and the actor begins.

In hindsight, so much was riding on the first Iron Man film to be a success, so the MCU got a good start with Robert Downey Jr.'s fan favorite performance. The movie famously revived Downey’s career and launched a film franchise that’s reached inconceivable levels of success. He has since become one of Hollywood’s highest-paid actors and will be immortalized in cinema history as one of the greatest superhero performances of all time.

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