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: bumbling, pudgy Everymen; guys who drink canned beer at mealtime.
You probably know him as: the exceptionally unlucky Sam Briggs from CBS's short-lived Worst Week; Jay Baruchel's embarrassing brother in She's Out of My League; the guy who's really bad at leaving messages in those T-Mobile commercials.
You'll recognize him next as: Alyssa Milano's best friend in the ABC comedy Romantically Challenged (Mondays at 9:30 p.m.).