Contenders

Actors with two Qualifying Roles.

Adrien Brody, Contender

Posted in 3Rollers™ | Begun 12/14/2004 • Updated Jun 2011
Adrien Brody, Contender

Caught Predators again the other day and you know, I’m thinkin’ that one almost actually qualifies, just. Pondering…

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Al Pacino, Contender

Posted in 3Rollers™ | Begun 01/26/2008
Al Pacino, Contender

Two Qualifying Roles so far ~ I know, it’s surprising, isn’t it? But he has *tons* of superior variations on the themes.

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Amy Adams, Contender

Posted in 3Rollers™ | Begun 04/19/2008
Amy Adams, Contender

She’s destined, I’m sure. Just give it time…

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Barbara Hershey, Contender

Posted in 3Rollers™ | Begun 09/20/2004
Barbara Hershey, Contender

She’s a 3Roller, but the glorious third Role is ineligible (rats!). Still looking… (btw, she was superb in Black Swan ~ if you can give it a second look ;), pay special attention.)

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Brad Dourif, Contender

Posted in 3Rollers™ | Begun 01/27/2008
Brad Dourif, Contender

I’m sure there are more Qualifying Roles, I just haven’t gotten there yet…

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Charlize Theron, Contender

Posted in 3Rollers™ | Begun 03/05/2004
Charlize Theron, Contender

May have hit a third with Young Adult, stay tuned…

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Christopher Walken, Contender

Posted in 3Rollers™ | Begun 06/15/2007
Christopher Walken, Contender

I’m thinking there are more Roles (Deer Hunter, The Dead Zone, etc.), just have to check. Stay tuned…

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Hilary Swank, Contender

Posted in 3Rollers™ | Begun 10/14/2007
Hilary Swank, Contender

Seems more 1Role Wonder material, but then she breaks out with a real surprise.

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Javier Bardem, Contender

Posted in 3Rollers™ | Begun 03/04/2008
Javier Bardem, Contender

Not that I don’t expect to be impressed, but I’m always so much more impressed than I expect to be. 🙂

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Jenette Goldstein, Contender

Posted in 3Rollers™ | Begun 10/07/2007
Jenette Goldstein, Contender

A real shocker. One of the three times, ever, I’ve been taken off guard (love that!). Needs a new agent…

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Jim Caviezel, Contender

Posted in 3Rollers™ | Begun 11/28/2005
Jim Caviezel, Contender

Was so surprised by the credits during a subsequent viewing of G.I. Jane, and hugely impressed.

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Joaquin Phoenix, Contender

Posted in 3Rollers™ | Begun 10/21/2007
Joaquin Phoenix, Contender

Reportedly we wouldn’t see any more Roles.Yeah, right…

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John Lithgow, Contender

Posted in 3Rollers™ | Begun 10/14/2007
John Lithgow, Contender

He’s certainly got more roles in him, I just haven’t happened upon them, and he’s spent a good deal of time on [most excellent] television and writing projects, which by nature limit the opportunities.

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Laurence Fishburne, Contender

Posted in 3Rollers™ | Begun 10/10/2004
Laurence Fishburne, Contender

Sometimes good, sometimes bad, always Smooth.

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Patrick Bergin, Contender

Posted in 3Rollers™ | Begun 12/19/2004
Patrick Bergin, Contender

I thought, “Patrick Bergin – ?? Is that the *same* Patrick Bergin?” Um, yep. Prepare to be floored.

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Paul Newman, Contender

Posted in 3Rollers™ | Begun 01/28/2008
Paul Newman, Contender

Two Qualifying Roles, but myriad superb variations on the themes.

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Peter Stormare, Contender

Posted in 3Rollers™ | Begun 03/20/2004
Peter Stormare, Contender

Like Lena Olin, can turn meek or diabolical on a dime ~ with her meek to his diabolical, in fact!

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Robin Williams, Contender

Posted in 3Rollers™ | Begun 02/20/2004
Robin Williams, Contender

Seems like there’d be more Roles, since he does a superb job of making them feel fresh every time. May go back and revisit One Hour Photo

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Terence Stamp, Contender

Posted in 3Rollers™ | Begun 03/28/2004
Terence Stamp, Contender

Love him. He’s like Kingsley and Freeman in that whenever he shows up, he elevates the scene. Actually made Gordon Gecko look the young turk.

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William H. Macy, Contender

Posted in 3Rollers™ | Begun 12/07/2007
William H. Macy, Contender

There may be a few more Roles, I’m pondering…

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