Bizarre Ways Actors Landed Their Most-Famous Roles

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You probably think actors land their most famous roles by having fancy, high-powered lunches and nailing super-formal auditions. But it turns out Hollywood is just as insane and random as the rest of the world. Probably moreso. So actors get cast in famous, career-making roles for truly bizarre reasons.

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