15 Movie Stars Who Made Fun Of Their Own Typecasting

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Even the most successful actors in Hollywood have a tendency to get typecast. Tom Hanks will forever be playing nice guy parts, Steve Buscemi will always be a quirky shady guy, Sandra Bullock will always be Sandra Bullock, etc, etc. While most celebrities rarely get a shot at breaking the cycle of typecasting, many have been bold enough to make fun of it. Here are 15 actors who poked fun at their typical onscreen personas to great comedic effect.

Katie Featherston

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Katie Featherston has done pretty well for herself with the Paranormal Activity franchise, but thus far has failed to break out in parts outside of horror roles. Though playing herself in a mockumentary may have had a Blair Witch effect on her career, Featherston gamely mocks the typecasting in the Funny or Die video below.

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