Thursday, October 27, 2011

Actors and their comic book roles

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A look at actors who played comic book characters but were never created as  action figures for the characters.
What characters did they play?

The picture shows how they became action figures, but not in their comic book characters.
Laurence Fishburne as Morpheus, Will Smith as Agent Jay, Shaquille O'Neal as a Los Angeles Laker, Billy Dee William as Lando Calrissian

Laurence Fishburne was the voice of Silver Surfer in the movie  Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer.  The Silver Surfer did come in a 12" size. 

Shaquille O'Neal played Steel in the movie of the same name.  "Steel is John Henry Irons.  He was created as a 6" action figure.

Will Smith played Hancock in the movie of the same name. Hancock tells the story of a viligante superhero.

Billy Dee Williams played Two Face ( Villian) in the 1989 Batman movie.  "Two-Face was once Harvey Dent, the clean-cut district attorney of Gotham City and an ally of Batman. until acid was thrown in his face.*

The Silver Surfer wields "the power cosmic", absorbing and manipulating the universe's ambient cosmic energies. He can augment his strength to incalculable levels, and is almost totally indestructible. He can fly at near-limitless speeds on his board. More on

*information from Wikipedia

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