Acting is a weird career: the difference between becoming a millionaire and being unemployed might come down to how funny you look in a mustache.

A person might train for years, spend all of their and their family's money attending fancy acting schools, or even, most tragically of all, invite loved ones to their improv show... only to lose a job because the producer thought the other guy's name sounds kinda funny.

Here are some of the weirdest, most trivial things that got your favorite actors hired:

20 Incredibly Trivial Reasons Actors Landed Iconic Roles

20 Incredibly Trivial Reasons Actors Landed Iconic Roles

20 Incredibly Trivial Reasons Actors Landed Iconic Roles

20 Incredibly Trivial Reasons Actors Landed Iconic Roles

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20 Incredibly Trivial Reasons Actors Landed Iconic Roles

20 Incredibly Trivial Reasons Actors Landed Iconic Roles

20 Incredibly Trivial Reasons Actors Landed Iconic Roles

20 Incredibly Trivial Reasons Actors Landed Iconic Roles

20 Incredibly Trivial Reasons Actors Landed Iconic Roles

20 Incredibly Trivial Reasons Actors Landed Iconic Roles

20 Incredibly Trivial Reasons Actors Landed Iconic Roles

20 Incredibly Trivial Reasons Actors Landed Iconic Roles

20 Incredibly Trivial Reasons Actors Landed Iconic Roles

20 Incredibly Trivial Reasons Actors Landed Iconic Roles

20 Incredibly Trivial Reasons Actors Landed Iconic Roles

20 Incredibly Trivial Reasons Actors Landed Iconic Roles

20 Incredibly Trivial Reasons Actors Landed Iconic Roles

20 Incredibly Trivial Reasons Actors Landed Iconic Roles

20 Incredibly Trivial Reasons Actors Landed Iconic Roles

20 Incredibly Trivial Reasons Actors Landed Iconic Roles

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