Top 10 Actors/Actresses Who Have One Character Role Cemented into their Career the Most

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Don't be confused. This is not a list of actors/actresses only known for one famous role. It is a list of actors/actresses who are mostly defined and recognised by one role. Also actors which may have had other famous roles too, although are all overshadowed by this particular role of theirs.

The Top Ten

1 Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter) Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter) Daniel Jacob Radcliffe is an English actor who rose to prominence as the title character in the Harry Potter film series.
2 Macaulay Culkin (Home Alone) Macaulay Culkin (Home Alone) Macaulay Carson Culkin is an American actor, author, painter, podcaster, musician and president of Bunnyears. He became famous as a child actor for his role as Kevin McCallister in the family comedy Home Alone, for which he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical ...read more.
3 Tobey Maguire (Spider-Man) Tobey Maguire (Spider-Man) Tobias Vincent "Tobey" Maguire is an American actor and film producer who gained recognition for his film roles in Pleasantville, The Cider House Rules, Wonder Boys, Spider-Man, Seabiscuit, Spider-Man 2, The Good German, Spider-Man 3, Brothers, and The Great Gatsby. He was nominated for the Screen Actors ...read more.
4 Rowan Atkinson (Mr. Bean) Rowan Atkinson (Mr. Bean) Rowan Sebastian Atkinson, is an English actor, comedian, and screenwriter best known for his work on the sitcoms Blackadder and Mr.Bean
5 Rupert Grint (Harry Potter) Rupert Grint (Harry Potter) Rupert Alexander Lloyd Grint is an English actor who rose to prominence playing Ron Weasley, one of the three main characters in the Harry Potter film series.
6 Jennifer Lawrence (The Hunger Games) Jennifer Lawrence (The Hunger Games) Jennifer Shrader Lawrence is an American actress. Lawrence began her career in television, playing her first major role as a main cast member on the TBS sitcom The Bill Engvall Show.
7 Gene Wilder (Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory) Gene Wilder (Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory) Jerome Silberman, known professionally as Gene Wilder, is an American stage and screen comic actor, screenwriter, and author. Wilder began his career on stage, and made his screen debut in the TV-series Armstrong Circle Theatre in 1962. On August 28th 2016, Wilder died due to complications with Alzheimer's ...read more.
8 Hugh Jackman (Wolverine) Hugh Jackman (Wolverine) Hugh Michael Jackman is an Australian actor, producer and musician . Jackman has won international recognition for his roles in major films, notably as superhero, period, and romance characters .
9 Mark Hamill (Star Wars) Mark Hamill (Star Wars) Mark Richard Hamill is an American actor and voice actor. He is best known for his portrayal of Luke Skywalker in the original Star Wars trilogy – Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back, and Return of the Jedi and his portrayal of the Joker in Batman: the Animated Series.
10 Christopher Reeve (Superman) Christopher Reeve (Superman) Christopher D'Olier Reeve was an American actor who played DC comic book superhero Superman, beginning with the acclaimed Superman, for which he won a BAFTA Award.

The Contenders

11 Christian Bale (Batman) Christian Bale (Batman) Christian Charles Philip Bale is an English actor. He has starred in both blockbuster films and smaller projects from independent producers and art houses.
12 Adam West (Batman)
13 Frank Gorshin (Riddler)
14 Heath Ledger (The Joker) Heath Ledger (The Joker)
15 Margot Robbie (Harley Quinn) Margot Robbie (Harley Quinn)
16 Aubrey Plaza (April Ludgate)
17 Emma Watson (Hermione Granger) Emma Watson (Hermione Granger) Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson is a British actress, model, and activist. Born in Paris and brought up in Oxfordshire, Watson attended the Dragon School as a child and trained as an actress at the Oxford branch of Stagecoach Theatre Arts.
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