You've seen them before. You love their work. You just have no clue who the hell they are. Eight faces you'll be seeing a lot more of—and eight names it's time to learn.
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That Guy From That Thing:
8 Character Actors You Need to Know
Usually plays: angry southerners with inexplicably perfect teeth; members of law enforcement.
You probably know him as: the racist Captain Nokes in Spike Lee's Miracle at St. Anna; the troubled detective Shane Vendrell on The Shield; the even more racist Boyd Crowder on the new FX drama Justified.
You'll recognize him next as: serial killer Walter Stans in the summer action reboot Predators (July 9).