You know when "that actor" appears on screen? You bounce up and down on the couch like a sex-crazed meerkat and shout "Oh! Oh! It's—it's—it's—that guy who played BLANK!" Or, just "It's BLANK!"
Some people are never going to be anyone other than that one famous role they played.
1. Elijah Wood
Who he'll always be: Frodo Baggins
Why he'll always be: -No one else had ever portrayed Frodo in a live action film
-He's not very tall
-His wide, scared eyes are more wide and scared than humanly possible, and therefore can only belong to a Hobbit
2. Hayden Christensen
Who he'll always be: Anakin Skywalker
Why he'll always be: -His clumsy acting and angry face define the character he played
-Because there was no book version of Anakin to compare him to (like most other actors on this list), the way he portrayed the character became the definition of that character
-He hasn't been in much since then
3. Rowan Atkinson
Who he'll always be: Mr. Bean
Why he'll always be: -The fact that Atkinson can make audiences pants drip without even saying a word puts him up there with the greats of comedy
-Even though he's been in other well-known films (most notably Johnny English and Johnny English Reborn), he always seems like he's talking just a little much.
-Let's be honest; thanks to Mr. Bean, none of us ever ate M&Ms the same way again.
4. Tobey MacGuire
What he'll always be: A wall-crawling, web-slinging, tights-wearing superhero
Why he'll always be: -Tobey was the first to portray Peter Parker in a live-action film
-Tobey gave a face to a character millions of people only knew from comics
-He played the dork really well
5. Emma Watson
Who she'll always be: Hermione Granger
What she'll always be: A witch of Hogwarts in all the Harry Potter films, starting with Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.
Why she'll always be: -Watson was the first to portray Hermione Granger
-She perfectly captured the character and became a role model for a whole generation of girls
-She's got class
6. Keanu Reeves
Who he'll always be: Neo
Why he'll always be: -Reeves only really has one expression, which can be described as "worried-grim-shocked-serious-and-in-pain," and this expression doesn't really belong to him; it belongs to Neo
-He hasn't been in anything nearly as iconic since then
-After being a sort of technological Jesus, every other role is at least a little bit of a let-down
Do you agree?