Match These Actors To The Role They're Famous For

For those of us who love movies, actors basically become their roles. Kevin Bacon doesn't exist in the public consciousness as a Hollywood actor from Philadelphia. He's the passionate high schooler who brought dancing back to a small Midwestern town after it had been banned by the stuffy grownups. Once an actor has starred in a movie or TV show that becomes successful, it becomes hard for them to disassociate themselves from that role. After all, an actor's big break is what makes them famous, so their reputations tend to be defined by whatever role they first hit it big with. For the rest of their lives, they will be recognized on the streets as that character, whether it's Matthew Perry constantly being asked about Chandler Bing from Friends or Bruce Willis always being addressed as John McClane on the streets of Los Angeles.

Most of the big actors out there have one main role that audiences think of when they hear their name. Some have a few famous characters they are known for, but even for these actors, there is usually one that rises to the top as their most highly recognized role. Can anyone match all of these actors to the roles they are famous for?

Question 1

Which role is Elijah Wood famous for?

Elijah Wood is one of those actors everyone recognizes, even though they might not be able to name exactly which role he is famous for. He starred in one of the most famous fantasy epics of all time, and even though not everyone likes movies like this, his face has become one of the most famous around the world, even for people who have never seen the movies. Posters for these films were everywhere at the time of their release, and clips of it are shown all the time, from talk shows to university psychology courses (some professors love using movies as a way to study personality). Can anyone name which role Elijah Wood is famous for?

Question 2

Which role is Tom Holland famous for?

This actor is relatively new on the scene, but he has rocketed to fame in the last few years starring as of the most iconic characters in the history of cinema. Starting out his life as a young actor in Britain, Tom Holland was always a talent, capable not only of acting, but also of dancing and acrobatics. He starred in stage plays and after he broke into the Hollywood scene, he quickly was scouted out for more significant movie roles. Ever since he started playing this iconic character, he has become one of the most widely recognized faces in the world. Which role is Tom Holland famous for?

Question 3

Which role is Julia Roberts famous for?

Julia Roberts is a famous actress in Hollywood, having starred in many different films throughout her lifetime. She has crossed genres, acting in everything from romantic comedies to heist films to psychological thrillers. One of her most notable appearances was in the Ocean's Eleven trilogy, in which she played a main character in the film in addition to portraying herself. People has named her the world's most beautiful women five times. Although she is famous for many roles nowadays, it all started with one particular character. Does anyone remember the name of the character that Julia Roberts is most famous for portraying?

Question 4

Which role is Tom Cruise famous for?

Tom Cruise is a famous actor who has starred in everything from legal dramas to action films to romances. His name is associated with many different roles, including those with which he rose to fame in the 1980s to his current roles in action films and comedies. One of his most striking roles was in Tropic Thunder, where he played an egotistical studio executive and basically disappeared into the part, with many unaware he was even in the film until the end credits rolled and his name popped up. But there is one role he is particularly well-known for. Which role is this?

Question 5

Which role is Will Smith famous for?

Will Smith is famous for many different roles, but there is one in particular that he is most often associated with. Not only an actor, Will Smith is a rapper and his entire family is made up of superstars, with his wife, Jada Pinckett Smith, starring in many different Hollwyood moves, and his children, Jaden and Willow, going on to make names for themselves in the entertainment business as well. Although he has starred in everything from comedies to dramas to romances, one role stands out when people think of Will Smith. Can anyone remember which role Smith is so famous for?

Question 6

Which role is Emma Watson famous for?

Emma Watson is a not only an actress and model, but she's also an activist, often speaking at the UN and even serving as the UN Women Goodwill ambassador. She was born in Paris and raised in England, landing her first role when she was still a child. Before she was cast in the role that would make her famous, Emma Watson had only starred in school plays. But after she gained international recognition, she went on to star in multiple films. She balanced her film roles with her education, and graduated from Brown with a degree in English literature. Can anyone name the role Emma first got famous for?

Question 7

Which role is Mark Hamill famous for?

Mark Hamill was made famous starring in a prominent film from the late 1970s. Since then, he hasn't been as prominent a face within Hollywood, but he has been keeping busy starring as a voice actor in cartoons and games. Recently, he reprised the role he is so famous for in reboots of the original films, and he rocketed to fame all over again. Although he had starred in some films since his Hollywood debut in his youth, none have captured the public's attention quite like his first role way back when. Can anyone name which role Mark Hamill is famous for?

Question 8

Which role is Robert Downey Jr. famous for?

Robert Downey Jr. is probably one of the most famous actors in Hollywood. He is certainly one of the highest paid actors, raking in millions upon millions of dollars for his portrayals of a certain iconic role in films. Although Downey Jr. struggled in his youth with addiction, he has since pulled off one of the most amazing comebacks in the history of Hollywood, starring in numerous films and becoming the lead actor in one of the most successful franchises in cinemas today. He is famous not only in America, but throughout the world, with the influence of his famous character felt across the globe. Which character is he famous for?

Question 9

Which role is Johnny Depp famous for?

Johnny Depp is another one of those actors who has multiple roles that he is associated with. He rose to fame on 21 Jump Street in the 1980s, but since then, he has come to be associated with numerous other characters. He has starred in films like Edward Scissorhands and Sleepy Hollow, able to portray a wide array of personality types. He stars in all kinds of movies, from dramas to action adventure films. Although he is a critically acclaimed actor who has appeared in numerous award-winning films, his most famous role is from a Disney movie. What is the name of his famous character?

Question 10

Which role is Angelina Jolie famous for?

Angelina Jolie is a famous actress, but also a noted humanitarian. She has lent her name and exerted considerable personal effort on behalf of numerous different causes, from women's rights to education. She has been quite vocal in her advocacy for refugees. In terms of her acting roles, she has starred in dramas, fantasies and romances, portraying all kinds of characters, from Maleficent to a sleeper agent. Many different media outlets have deemed Angelina Jolie the world's most beautiful woman, which has put her personal life in the spotlight. Can anyone name the role for which Angelina Jolie is the most famous?

Question 11

Which role is Leonardo DiCaprio famous for?

Leonardo DiCaprio has played countless different roles during his lifetime. He appeared in commercials during the 1980s, but he would soon graduate to the big screens, gaining fame for his roles in movies like Catch Me If You Can and What's Eating Gilbert Grape. He is not only a famous actor, but also a prominent environmentalist, promoting more awareness for our impact on the planet since the late 1990s. DiCaprio is quite famous for many of his roles, but there is one particular character that he's often associated with when people hear his name. Can anyone remember who this character is?

Question 12

Which role is Jennifer Lawrence famous for?

Jennifer Lawrence is a famous actress who has starred in numerous different films. She was well-known even before she landed the role she is most famous for, appearing in films like Winter's Bone and the X-Men prequels. But then, she became one of the most famous women in the world when she won a highly sought-after role and was launched to international stardom. Although she stars in popular movies like superhero flicks, she also does more serious films and won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in Silver Linings Playbook. What role is Jennifer Lawrence the most famous for?

Question 13

Which role is Macaulay Culkin famous for?

Macaulay Culkin rose to fame as a child actor, with some deeming him the most successful child actor since Shirley Temple. He is most famous for a certain role from 1990, and since then, he has continued to act but he has not had a role that matched the fame of his first. He is also a musician, singing as the lead vocalist in the band The Pizza Underground, which is a comedy rock band. He was a close friend of Michael Jackson and is the godfather of his daughter. Which role is Macauley Culkin most commonly associated with?

Question 14

Which role is Chris Evans famous for?

Chris Evans is well known for his roles in superhero films. He was born in Boston and later in life, enrolled in theatre classes in New York City. In his early adulthood, he had numerous roles in movies, but none made him famous in the same way his later iconic character would. Although he was certainly a recognizable face, audiences probably wouldn't have been able to pick out any individual characters he had played. But nowadays, he's well known for one very specific character who has been in numerous movies since he made his first theatrical debut. Which character is it?

Question 15

Which role is Kristen Stewart famous for?

Kristen Stewart starred in many films before she hit her big break in 2008, including Panic Room, Speak, Zathura: A Space Adventure and Into the Wild. But there is one particular role that rocketed her to international fame. After she won this role, she has gone on to star in movies like Snow White and the Huntsman and Still Alice. Although she has starred in big blockbusters, she has also received critical acclaim for her more serious roles. But it was that one role in 2008 that made her famous. Can anyone remember the name of the character she portrayed?

Question 16

Which role is Maggie Smith famous for?

Maggie Smith is one of the most famous actresses from Britain. She has been made a Dame for her contributions to culture in Britain in 1990s. Although she is famous for her movie roles, she is also a prominent force onstage, having starred in countless different productions throughout her lifetime. She has acted in numerous Shakespeare plays and has starred onstage in both London and New York City. In the realm of film and television, she has starred in movies such as The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel and Downton Abbey. But there is one particular role she is most famous for. What role is this?

Question 17

Which role is Anne Hathaway famous for?

Anne Hathaway is a famous actress who has won numerous accolades throughout her lifetime. She has starred in movies such as Love & Other Drugs, Brokeback Mountain and The Intern. One of her most famous roles was opposite Meryl Streep in The Devil Wears Prada and she won an Academy Award for her portrayal of Fantine in Les Miserables. In the realm of superhero films, she played Catwoman in The Dark Knight Rises. But the role for which she is often most recognized is the one that shot her into stardom. Can anyone remember the name of the character she played?

Question 18

Which role is Harrison Ford famous for?

Harrison Ford is famous for countless roles, but there are a few that rise to the top when thinking about this legendary actor. He rose to fame in the 1970s and 1980s when he started starring in big blockbusters. Since then, he has gone on to act in movies like Blade Runner, Patriot Games and Presumed Innocent. He is one of the most recognizable actors in Hollywood, famous not only throughout America but also internationally for his numerous film roles. But there is one particular role for which he is the most famous. Can anyone name the character Harrison Ford is most often associated with?

Question 19

Which role is Brendan Fraser famous for?

Brendan Fraser starred in a famous trilogy in the late 1990s and early 2000s which won him international fame. After this, he went on to star in movies like Gods and Monsters and Journey to the Centre of the Earth. Recently, he has been taking a break from big Hollywood films and has been starring in television roles, such as the miniseries Texas Rising and Trust. But it was that one role back in the late 1990s that first catapulted his name into the public consciousness. Can anyone remember the name of the famous character that he played back in 1999?

Question 20

Which role is Scarlett Johansson famous for?

Scarlett Johansson is another one of those actors who is famous for numerous roles. She was born in New York City and has starred in many different kinds of movies, from romances to dramas to superhero flicks. She is well-known for her appealing voice and her beauty, but she has discussed how she dislikes being viewed in such a one-dimensional light by the media. Although she is best-known for her movie roles, she also has a beautiful voice, and has sung on many different occasions for some of her film roles. What is the name of the character she is famous for?

Question 21

Which role is Viggo Mortensen famous for?

Viggo Mortensen is not only an actor, but also a poet, musician, author and painter. The definition of a Renaissance man, Mortensen is extremely talented and was a prominent face in film even before his big break, starring in movies like The Portrait of a Lady and Psycho. But there is one particular role that launched Viggo to international stardom. After he won this role, he starred in the film A History Of Violence in 2005, which critics raved about. But his most famous role was one from the early 2000s, which he reprised two times. Can anyone name which role this is?

Question 22

Which role is Alicia Silverstone famous for?

Alicia Silverstone rocketed to fame in the 1990s when she starred in her most famous role. Since then, she received a Golden Globe nomination for her role in the series Miss Match and she has continued to build her acting credits, starring not only onscreen, but also on the stage. She acted in a stage-adaptation of the film The Graduate on Broadway. Aside from her acting roles, she is an outspoken vegan and published a vegan cookbook called The Kind Diet. Before all of this, though, there was one role that made Alicia Silverstone the household name she is today. Which role is that?

Question 23

Which role is Hugh Jackman famous for?

Hugh Jackman is one of those actors who is famous for numerous different roles. He has starred in not only dramas and action-films, but also musicals and comedies, representing the opposite of an actor who has been typecast. He can dance, he can sing, he can act and he can look mighty fine without a shirt on, so he's played (and rocked) pretty much every different type of character that writers can come up with. But there is one specific movie character that Hugh Jackman is particularly famous for around the globe. Can anyone remember the name of this character?

Question 24

Which role is Tom Hanks famous for?

Tom Hanks is one of the most famous actors in Hollywood, and his name is associated with countless significant characters. He has starred in numerous different films, including Cloud Atlas, You've Got Mail, Catch Me If You Can and Captain Phillips. Not only an actor, he produced the TV series Band Of Brothers as well as The Pacific, intent on telling these World War II stories. With acting credits in everything from romantic comedies to science fiction films, his work has spanned all kinds of different genres. But there is one role with which he is most commonly associated. Which role is this?

Question 25

Which role is Kate Winslet famous for?

Kate Winslet is a famous English actress who has won Emmy, Academy and Grammy Awards. Although she has starred in big blockbusters, she is also well-known for her work in lesser-known period dramas such as Quills and Iris. Some of her more recognizable film credits include Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind and Revolutionary Road. She also starred in the Divergent series. In addition to her acting achievements, she is an outspoken advocate for autism awareness. There is one role from her early life that she is most commonly associated with. Can anyone remember the name of the character she is most famous for?

Question 26

Which role is Daniel Craig famous for?

Daniel Craig is a famous English actor who has starred in many films throughout his time in Hollywood. He has acted in fantasy films, action films and dramas, but there is one particular role that rocketed him to worldwide fame. He began acting on stage, but after a while, he moved on to film productions. Since then, though, he has returned to the stage, starring opposite actors like Hugh Jackman and David Oyelowo. He even starred alongside his wife, Rachel Weisz on Broadway. But he won fame playing a certain action hero on the big screens. Can anyone remember the name of this hero?

Question 27

Which role is Heath Ledger famous for?

Heath Ledger was one of the great acting talents of our time. Although he had starred in a few movies before his big break, he hadn't quite achieved the same level of fame he would later win when his iconic movie hit theatres. In preparing for this role, Heath Ledger locked himself in a hotel room and tried to get into the mindset of his character, perfecting the voice and mannerisms. Unfortunately, Heath Ledger passed away from an overdose shortly after he rocketed to fame, depriving the globe of a world-class talent. Can anyone remember the role Heath Ledger is famous for?

Question 28

Which role is Chris Hemsworth famous for?

Chris Hemsworth was famous before he even got this iconic role, but since he starred in his first superhero movie, he has become an iconic face all around the globe. He is from Australia and was born in Melbourne. His two brothers are also famous actors, making the name Hemsworth one of the most widely recognized surnames in Hollywood. After a childhood in Australia, Chris Hemsworth found fame in America as a prominent Hollywood star, later rocketing to fame around the globe as this particular character from comic books. Can anyone remember which role Chris Hemsworth is the most famous for?

Question 29

Which role is Gal Gadot famous for?

Gal Gadot is a famous Israeli actor and model. She had a few film appearances before her first time playing her most iconic role, but it is this one prominent character that she is most commonly associated with. Before she broke into Hollywood, she was crowned Miss Israel at the age of 18 and was working as a successful model. In her life, she has also served as a combat instructor and studied law, but nowadays, she is inspiring girls around the world in her film roles. Can anyone remember the name of the character she is most famous for?

Question 30

Which role is Denzel Washington famous for?

Denzel Washington may be most famous for his acting roles, but he's also a talented director. In fact, Fences, one of the movies he not only starred in, but also directed, was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2016. He has been awarded numerous accolades for his acting as well, winning three Golden Globe awards, a Tony award and two Oscars. Although he is critically acclaimed on the world stage for his roles in dramas, there is one action role that he is often associated with. Can anyone remember the name of the character that Denzel is famous for?

Question 31

Which role is Samuel L. Jackson famous for?

Samuel L. Jackson acts like there is no tomorrow. Throughout his lifetime, he has starred in over 100 films. He is a highly diverse actor, having portrayed countless different types of characters, from mastermind villains to charismatic leaders to Jedi Masters. When choosing his roles, he doesn't discriminate between popular genres like superhero films and films that are more likely to achieve critical acclaim, having starred in his fair share of both. From the early 1990s until today, he has remained prominent on the big screens, continuing to wow audiences with his prodigious talent. What is the role he is often associated with?

Question 32

Which role is Laurence Fishburne famous for?

Laurence Fishburne is a diverse actor and has appeared not only on the big screens but also on the stage. He has portrayed all kinds of characters, from Othello to comic book roles. He is one of few actors who has appeared in both the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the DC Extended Universe, playing roles in both Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Ant-Man and the Wasp. But there is one particular role that he is most often associated with. Fishburne starred in a famous set of movies that won him worldwide fame. Can anyone name the character he played?

Question 33

Which role is Chadwick Boseman famous for?

Chadwick Boseman was known for his portrayals of famous historical figures before he became an internationally recognized name, but there is one particular role that catapulted him from being a small time actor in America to being a global sensation. Before he landed this role, he was known for his roles in movies like 42, Get on Up and Marshall, in which he portrayed three different famous people throughout history who had an impact on the way events unfolded in America. Nowadays, he is famous for the part that he plays in superhero movies. Can anyone name the character he plays?

Question 34

Which role is Zoe Saldana famous for?

Zoe Saldana first hit the screens in an episode of Law & Order in 1999, but since then, she has become an internationally recognized name in film. Her most famous films are science fiction movies, in which she either plays aliens or plays people who interact with them. She is famous for her role in James Cameron's Avatar film, and she also became widely popular for her portrayal of Uhura in the recent Star Trek movies. But there is one particular role for which she is the most famous. Can anyone remember the name of the character she plays in the Marvel Cinematic Universe?

Question 35

Which role is Sigourney Weaver famous for?

Sigourney Weaver is well known for her work in science fiction throughout the decades. She rocketed to fame in the 1970s and has since acted in numerous different films, from Ghostbusters to Galaxy Quest. But her film credits aren't limited to science fiction. She has also starred in animations, voicing herself in Finding Dory. At the intersection of these two genres is WALL-E, in which she voiced the computer on the spaceship. Nowadays, she is an internationally recognized name, but there is one particular role that usually comes to mind when people see Sigourney's face. Can anyone name which role this is?

Question 36

Which role is Reese Witherspoon famous for?

Reese Witherspoon had acted in many different roles before she became internationally recognized in her big break. But there is one particular role that made her famous. Since she starred in that role, she went on to act in a biographical film called Walk the Line. For her portrayal of June Carter Cash in this film, she was awarded the Academy Award for Best Actress. She was nominated yet again for an Academy Award for her performance in Wild and won acclaim for her abilities in producing the movie Gone Girl. But which character is she particularly famous for portraying?

Question 37

Which role is Jodie Foster famous for?

Jodie Foster rose to fame as a child actor, winning an Academy Award nomination for her role in Taxi Driver at only fourteen years old. She then attended Yale, after which she continued building up film credits, winning an Oscar for her role in The Accused and winning yet another one three years later. She has also worked as a director and earned critical acclaim for her work. Her acting credits span the different genres, from romantic comedies to science fiction to westerns. But there is one role for which she is most famous. Can anyone name which role this is?

Question 38

Which role is Matt Damon famous for?

Matt Damon is a famous film star and screenwriter. As a young man, he attended Harvard and the screenplay for Good Will Hunting was an extension of an assignment he was working on for his classes. He rocketed to fame when Good Will Hunting hit theatres, winning an Academy Award alongside Ben Affleck for Best Screenplay. Since then, he has starred in numerous different films, from Saving Private Ryan to The Talented Mr. Ripley to The Martian. But there is one particular action role for which Matt Damon is most famous. Can anyone remember the name of this particular action hero?

Question 39

Which role is Charlize Theron famous for?

Charlize Theron first became famous in the 1990s for her film roles, but one of her most famous roles was in Monster, in which she played a psychopath and completely disappeared into the role. This portrayal won her the Academy Award for Best Actress. Since then, she has starred in numerous different films including Snow White and the Huntsman, The Fate of the Furious and North Country. In 2016, she was listed as one of Time's most influential people in the world. There is one particular role with which Theron is often associated. Can anyone remember the name of this character?

Question 40

Which role is Uma Thurman famous for?

Uma Thurman is famous for her acting credits, many of which are collaborations with the famed director Quentin Tarantino. Some deem her the muse of Quentin Tarantino. She has starred in numerous movies, including Batman & Robin, Gattaca, The Producers, and My Super Ex-Girlfriend. She is not only an actress, but also a model and has appeared on the cover of numerous magazines. Thurman is famous for many roles, but there is one particular character that she is often associated with. This character was a driving force in one of the famous movies of the 1990s. Can anyone remember the name of the character?

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