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Old 09-22-17, 08:44 PM
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Who's your favorite actor that transitioned from TV to Movies?

This isn't a list of all the actors that transitioned, this is your favorite of those...

You can kinda consider Alec Baldwin coming from that soap way back when and I love his movies, eventhough he still does tv. I like Hanks, Williams and Clooney. A lot. But my pick I just love him and his characters.

My guy, who is just great and getting due in the movies is:
Walton Goggins

I loved him in Justified, certainly, but he has been popping up in some good, semi to big movies. Hateful Eight, the new Tomb Raider, more to come according to IMDb.

He's getting his due and I just enjoy him so much.

Who's your favorite?
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Old 09-22-17, 08:52 PM
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Re: Who's your favorite actor that transitioned from TV to Movies?

And I just found out he is a voice, small character, I believe, in the new Prey video game. Have to listen for that. I think, but not sure if I already dealt with him and his tasks or whatever...
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Re: Who's your favorite actor that transitioned from TV to Movies?

Clooney.
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Re: Who's your favorite actor that transitioned from TV to Movies?

John Cassavetes
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Old 09-23-17, 10:54 AM
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Re: Who's your favorite actor that transitioned from TV to Movies?

Either Tom Hanks or Denzel Washington
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Re: Who's your favorite actor that transitioned from TV to Movies?

Tom Hanks fits the thread title, for me. Went from Bosom Buddies to being one of our best actors.
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Old 09-23-17, 12:35 PM
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Not sure if he's my favorite, but I certainly never though the guy I hated second most in Parks and Rec season 1 would turn out to be a big movie star, especially an action star.

Same with Leo.
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Re: Who's your favorite actor that transitioned from TV to Movies?

Clooney and Eastwood.

Some TV stars who haven't been mentioned yet who had good careers in movies: Eddie Murphy, Robin Williams, John Travolta, and Goldie Hawn. Ernest Borgnine became a star on TV, although he had already been in a few movies.
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Re: Who's your favorite actor that transitioned from TV to Movies?

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Clooney and Eastwood.

Some TV stars who haven't been mentioned yet who had good careers in movies: Eddie Murphy, Robin Williams, John Travolta, and Goldie Hawn. Ernest Borgnine became a star on TV, although he had already been in a few movies.
Borgnine won a Best Actor Oscar for MARTY (1955) long before "McHale's Navy."
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Re: Who's your favorite actor that transitioned from TV to Movies?

Tom Hanks for sure.
I remember seeing these guys on TV first, not sure if they did movies before that or not, but:
Bruce Willis
Pierce Brosnan
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Old 09-24-17, 06:09 AM
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Clint Eastwood
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Denzel Washington.
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Clooney
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Old 09-24-17, 10:31 AM
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Re: Who's your favorite actor that transitioned from TV to Movies?

forgot about Eastwood. he is a double entity with his acting and directing that i love...
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Some good answers. I also like Woody Harrelson.
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Leonardo DiCaprio
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