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1. "Certainly, I look for different characters 'cause I always like to keep people guessing, and I also don't like to get typecast."
Author: Adewale Akinnuoye Agbaje
2. "Am I going to complain about being typecast as smart? I don't think so."
Author: Aisha Tyler
3. "I'm 5-feet-9, I have a deep voice, and I have a way with a line. What can I do about it? I can't stay home waiting for something different. I think it's a total waste of energy worrying about typecasting."
Author: Bea Arthur
4. "After The Wizard Of Oz I was typecast as a lion, and there aren't all that many parts for lions."
Author: Bert Lahr
5. "It's up to the actor to make sure they don't get typecast."
Author: Bryan Cranston
6. "I don't believe in being typecast. If I believed it, it probably would have happened to me. You attract what you make."
Author: Carrie Anne Moss
7. "'Night of the Comet' established me as a strong woman. And let's face it, this business is very surface and one dimensional - so it's easy to get typecast."
Author: Catherine Mary Stewart
8. "If you're ever being typecasted - as most of us are - that's a great way to be typecasted. So, 'The Rifleman' is still popular with a lot of people, and I'm proud to be associated."
Author: Chuck Connors
9. "I don't want to be typecast as the 'ambient guy' or someone who only does electronic scores. I think most of the work that comes my way is because people feel they know me musically."
Author: Cliff Martinez
10. "If you turn down work because you are frightened of getting typecast, you'll never do anything good."
Author: Colin Baker
11. "I certainly don't feel like I've been the victim of typecasting."
Author: Daniel Sunjata
12. "As an actor, you don't want to be typecast, because Hollywood is so quick to put you in things that you've succeeded in before."
Author: Danny McBride
13. "Being typecast is a great thing for an actor. I was considered one of the New York mob actors."
Author: Debi Mazar
14. "I do try and stay away from the stereotype and getting typecast."
Author: Elisha Cuthbert
15. "Please, please, please - I would love to do some comedy. Once you have a reputation for one thing - in my case, crying and dying - you are typecast."
Author: Emily Watson
16. "People try to typecast astronauts as heroic and superhuman. We're only human beings."
Author: Eugene Cernan
17. "I'm trying to fight typecasting as hard as I can, while I have time."
Author: Famke Janssen
18. "Hollywood typecast me as the secretary. I could have worked as the quirky secretary for the rest of my life, but I decided not to do that."
Author: Felicia Day
19. "Hollywood loves to typecast, and I guess they saw me as a violent guy."
Author: Gene Hackman
20. "As a filmmaker you get typecast just as much as an actor does, so I'm trapped in a genre that I love, but I'm trapped in it!"
Author: George A. Romero
21. "I don't feel typecast almost at all, and it could just be because I'm insensitive, but I doubt it. I think most of my roles I've gotten have very little to do with my ethnicity. I don't feel that's a limiting factor for my career."
Author: Grace Park
22. "I was beginning to think I was typecast in everyone's mind out there as a serial killer. I played a serial killer in one movie, I was the ghost of a serial killer in another and in a third, a computer-generated serial killer. The stage looks pretty good after those roles."
Author: Jared Harris
23. "I was warned not to do it. Actors who play Jesus are supposed to have a hard time getting other roles to follow, but I felt this was a myth. After all, how can you be typecast as Christ?"
Author: Jeffrey Hunter
24. "I'm an old school actor in the sense. More and more now, I play myself as I get older. Even as a writer, I never got typecast. I've always bounced from project to project or initiated my own things."
Author: Jim Piddock
25. "I think there's a danger of a being typecast as the all-American mom forever."
Author: JoBeth Williams
26. "I never got in this business, in cinema, to make horror movies. They arrived on my doorstep and I got typecast. Which was fine, I enjoy it, but I got into this business to make westerns. And the kind of westerns I used to see, they died. So that didn't work out."
Author: John Carpenter
27. "Directors, like actors, get typecast. And because I've had great success with comedy and horror and TV shows, that's basically what I'm kind of offered."
Author: John Landis
28. "No, the type-casting didn't happen until after Star Trek. I don't think that you get typecast until you've been cast!"
Author: Jonathan Frakes
29. "I think it's restrictive to typecast myself as a novelist because I enjoy other forms of expression. I love literature and I love cinema."
Author: Julia Leigh
30. "I guess I'm lucky that I've been able to play a wide range of parts and a wide range of types of productions - I haven't felt much typecasting."
Author: Kali Hawk
31. "I tend to get cast as a certain type of quiet, almost introverted person who's strong on the inside, but the characters are so very different I don't see it as any kind of typecasting."
Author: Kelly Macdonald
32. "People get tattoes to be different. But by doing that, you have essentially typecast yourself."
Author: Leslie Dean Brown
33. "I try to avoid typecasting by doing different roles."
Author: Michael Clarke Duncan
34. "I haven't had a problem with being typecast, but if I was only getting one type of role, I wouldn't mind. What I'm worried about is not working."
Author: Michael K. Williams
35. "I was certainly typecast for a while on television because I was always being cast as the 'compassionate mother' or whatever."
Author: Michael Learned
36. "Getting typecast is a dangerous thing to do."
Author: Michael Zaslow
37. "The only place that I'd be worried about being typecast is the independent film world."
Author: Michelle Rodriguez
38. "I'm happy with my career and I'm not going to have the trouble of being typecast."
Author: Nicholas Hoult
39. "I have been typecast in my career, although the type changes with the decades."
Author: Paul Hirsch
40. "I refuse to be typecast, and I'll have a go at anything so long as it's different, challenging, hard work and demands great versatility."
Author: Pete Postlethwaite
41. "I don't really worry about being typecast much. I mean, everyone in Hollywood is typecast to a degree."
Author: Peter Sarsgaard
42. "If you follow anything that I've ever done, I never stick to one thing more than one year. I'm just afraid to get typecast."
Author: Phil Ramone
43. "If I have to be typecast, I'd like it to be as Abraham Lincoln."
Author: Sam Waterston
44. "I think I'm under the radar enough where I don't think I'm typecast as anything yet, so I'm pretty free and clear."
Author: Selma Blair
45. "People want to typecast you; it's human nature."
Author: Stacy Keach
46. "No one likes to be typecast or stereotyped, especially actors. But who would know Esther Williams without a swimming pool, Bela Lugosi without a cape, or Elvis Presley without his guitar. Would we even care?"
Author: Susan Marg
47. "I do so many roles, I can't be typecast."
Author: Tommy Davidson
48. "I want to show my range before I fall into any typecasting. I've turned down a lot of things trying to wait. But at the end of my career, whether that be tomorrow or 40 years from now, I would like to look back and be able to say, 'Ah, I never fell into any gimmicks.'"
Author: Troy Garity
49. "I've said maybe too many times that I'd rather be typecast than not cast at all."
Author: William Sanderson
50. "If you overdo something, you end up typecast. You always have to expand."
Author: Wood Harris

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