Top 10 Famous People Who Most Look Like Criminals

We've all heard the phrase "don't judge a book by its cover," but sometimes our initial perceptions can be hard to shake. When it comes to famous people, in particular, their image and appearance are carefully crafted and curated to project a certain image to the public. However, there are some celebrities whose looks could easily be mistaken for those of a criminal.

From their rough and rugged features to their menacing expressions, there are a few famous faces out there that look like they belong behind bars rather than on the red carpet. Of course, it's important to note that looks can be deceiving, and just because someone looks like a criminal doesn't mean they are one. But still, it can be fascinating to see how certain physical features and expressions can shape our perceptions of people.
The Top Ten
1 Billy Corgan William Patrick "Billy" Corgan Jr. is an American musician, songwriter, producer, television writer, poet, and professional wrestling promoter best known as the lead singer, guitarist, and sole permanent member of The Smashing Pumpkins.

I wouldn't want him to be my cellmate in Prison...

2 Shel Silverstein Sheldon Allan "Shel" Silverstein was an American poet, singer-songwriter, cartoonist, screenwriter, and author of children's books. He styled himself as Uncle Shelby in some works.

So if he's a children's book writer how does he got a cigar in his mouth in the picture.

And plus I just laugh so hard in the Diary of the Wimpy Kid part where Greg got traumatize by his picture on the back of the book that Frank bought him.

3 Willem Dafoe William J. "Willem" Dafoe is an American actor. A member of the experimental theater company The Wooster Group, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for Platoon (1986) and Shadow of the Vampire (2000). He is also well known for his performances as Jesus Christ in The Last Temptation of Christ (1988) and Norman Osborn/Green Goblin in Spider-Man (2002)

No wonder why he played as Green Goblin.

4 Lil Wayne Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr. is an American rapper from New Orleans, Louisiana. He was discovered by Brian "Baby" "Birdman" Williams at a very young age, and was signed to Cash Money Records, where he would be one quarter of the rap group Hot Boys. In the years to follow, he would go on to find his own label, Young Money, where he would sign popular artists such as Drake, Nicki Minaj and Tyga, and he would go on to be one of the most popular rappers of all time. ...read more.

Lil Wayne is a criminal.

He got a mop on his head!

5 Anthony Hopkins Sir Philip Anthony Hopkins CBE is a Welsh actor, director, and producer. He was born on December 31, 1937 in Margam, Wales. He is known for winning the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1992, and was nominated three additional times. Hopkins has also won three BAFTAs, two Emmys, and the Cecil B. DeMille Award. In 1993, he was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II for services to the arts.

In reality, the real Anthony Hopkins looks like a wise old man, this picture is just of one of his movie roles (Hannibal Lecter), where he was playing a crazy criminal. Get a picture of him as Odin or some other role, and he will be on the list of the famous people who look the least like criminals

Wow! Great list!
A perfect example that no one should judge others by their appearance.
Having said that, this isn't a picture of Sir Anthony Hopkins, but of Dr Hannibal Lecter...

That face *shivers*

6 Trinidad James Nicholas Williams, better known by his stage name Trinidad James, is an American rapper based out of Atlanta, Georgia.

He's ugly. His teeth are supposed to be gold. Dude your natural teeth will look much better. Trust me. Better natural than fugly

7 Klaus Kinski Klaus Kinski was a German actor. He is well known for his performances in various movies directed by Werner Herzog, including Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972) and Fitzcarraldo (1982). He was known to have a bad temper and was difficult to work with.

This man looks like the type to engage in sexual acts with animals.

8 Shaquille O Neal Shaquille Rashaun O'Neal, nicknamed Shaq, is a retired American professional basketball player who is currently an analyst on the television program Inside the NBA. He is known for his fun, friendly personality, and is one of the most beloved athletes of all time.
9 Eric Roberts Eric Anthony Roberts is an American actor. His career began with a leading role in King of the Gypsies, for which he received his first Golden Globe Award nomination.

He looks evil in that picture...

10 Tyga Micheal Ray Stevenson, known by his stage name Tyga, is an American hip hop recording artist. In 2011, Tyga signed a recording contract with Young Money Entertainment, Cash Money Records and Republic Records.

Isn't pedophilia an actual crime?

It is, especially when you brag about it.

But, didn't he actually commit a crime?

The Contenders
11 Goldie Clifford Joseph Price, MBE (born 19 September 1965), better known by his stage name Goldie, is an English musician, DJ, visual artist and actor from Walsall.

Initially gaining exposure for his work as a graffiti artist, Goldie became well known for his pioneering role in the 1990s UK rave scene as a producer, including his work in musical styles such as jungle and breakbeat hardcore. He released a variety of singles under the pseudonym Rufige Kru and co-founded the label Metalheadz. He would later release several albums under his own name, including the 1995 album Timeless, which entered the UK charts at number 7. ...read more.

Haha, loved this one. Thanks to whoever added him.

12 Hillary Clinton Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton (born October 26, 1947) is an American politician, diplomat, and former lawyer who served as the 67th United States secretary of state from 2009 to 2013, as a United States senator representing New York from 2001 to 2009, and as first lady of the United States from 1993 to 2001 as the wife of President Bill Clinton. A member of the Democratic Party, she was the party's... read more

Most of these people are just actors, who only pretend to be criminals. Hillary actually IS a criminal.

Filthy, disgusting, no good, Pathetic, you all name it. She has living demons and satan inside her she is a witch.

She is in fact a criminal, more so than Trump.

13 Donald Trump Donald John Trump (born June 14, 1946) is an American businessman, television personality, politician, and the 45th President of the United States. Born and raised in Queens, New York City, Donald J. Trump received an economics degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1968. In 1971, Donald Trump took charge of his family's real estate and construction firm, Elizabeth Trump... read more

Let's just hope (like Michelle Obama said a few month ago) that orange isn't the new black.

This aged extremely well considering he is in jail right now.

He has the face of a criminal.

14 KRS-One Lawrence "Kris" Parker, better known by his stage names KRS-One, and Teacha, is an American rapper and occasional producer from The Bronx, New York City, New York.
15 Vladimir Putin Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin (born 7 October 1952) is a Russian politician and former intelligence officer who is the president of Russia, a position he has filled since 2012, and previously from 2000 until 2008. He was also the prime minister from 1999 to 2000, and again from 2008 to 2012.


Putin worked as a KGB foreign intelligence officer for 16 years, rising to the rank of lieutenant... read more

Considering all the crap he did to his country, I think he might actually be a criminal.

16 Dennis Rodman Dennis Keith Rodman is an American retired professional basketball player who played for the Detroit Pistons, San Antonio Spurs, Chicago Bulls, Los Angeles Lakers, and Dallas Mavericks in the National Basketball Association.
17 Kerry King Kerry Ray King is an American musician, best known as a guitarist for the American thrash metal band Slayer.
18 Adolf Hitler Adolf Hitler (April 20, 1889 - April 30, 1945) was a German politician of Austrian descent who served as the leader of the Nazi Party since 1921, Chancellor of Germany since 1933, and Führer of Nazi Germany since 1934. As dictator of Nazi Germany, he reversed the Treaty of Versailles, initiated World War II in Europe with the invasion of Poland in September 1939, and was a central figure of the Holocaust... read more

Killed and tortured millions of Jews, which is committing a war crime. So he technically is a criminal.

He IS a criminal. He killed millions of Jews. Are we just ignoring history here?

Already is for war crimes.

19 Marilyn Manson Brian Hugh Warner, better known by his stage name Marilyn Manson, is an American musician, songwriter, actor, painter, multimedia artist, author, and former music journalist.

Weirdo. Gives me the creeps. Bet he's satanic.

20 Robert LaSardo Robert LaSardo (born September 20, 1963) is an American actor. He is an Italian American, although he is often cast as a Latino or Latin-American character, and usually as a criminal or gang member. He has extensive chest, neck, and arm tattoos.
21 Robert Knepper Robert Lyle Knepper (born July 8, 1959) is an American actor best known for his role as Theodore "T-Bag" Bagwell in the FOX drama series Prison Break from 2005 to 2009. He has also appeared in films such as Good Night, and Good Luck, Hitman, Jack Reacher: Never Go Back and Transporter 3. Knepper joined the cast of Heroes in 2009 for its final season as Samuel Sullivan, and he played Sid Rothman in... read more
22 Christopher Walken Christopher Walken is an American actor of screen and stage who has appeared in more than 100 films and television shows.
23 Silvio Berlusconi Silvio Berlusconi is an Italian media tycoon and politician who served as Prime Minister of Italy in four governments.
24 Sébastien Chabal Sébastien Chabal, born 8 December 1977 in Valence, Drôme, is a retired French rugby union player. He is known for his full beard, long hair and ferocious tackling, leading the French rugby fans to nickname him l'Homme des Cavernes— the Caveman. With this look, he has a number of lucrative commercial contracts which has made him the highest paid French rugby union player since 2007.

He played rugby union professionally for 16 years and won the English Premiership with the Sale Sharks, and the 2007 Six Nations Championship with France. He has also finished at fourth place at the 2007 Rugby World Cup. ...read more.

He looks like Post Malone with a beard.

25 Richard Nixon Richard Milhous Nixon was the 37th President of the United States from 1969 until his resignation in 1974, the only president to resign from office. He had previously served as the 36th Vice President of the United States from 1953 to 1961, and prior to that as a U.S. Representative and also Senator from California.
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