Link 2 clips of the same actor performing in wildly contrasting roles

This thread idea was borne out of learning that Ben Foster, who I think is a wildly under-appreciated actor, had a role in the pilot episode of Freaks and Geeks (my favorite show ever). I wouldn’t have spotted him in a million years.

So, there’s this Ben Foster…

… compared to this one.

Charles Dance - hardass medieval warlord, or dancing queen?

Ian McKellen - Shakespearean Nazi, or wise old wizard?

Hugh Laurie inBlackadder and House.

Peter Sellers
and Peter Sellers