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: health-care professionals; white-collar comic relief.
You probably know him as: himself, as a correspondent on The Daily Show; Sandra Bullock's high-strung officemate in The Proposal; Ricky Gervais' colleague Dr. Prashar in Ghost Town.
You'll recognize him next as: Commander Zhao in M. Night Shyamalan's The Last Airbender (July 2).