Have you ever heard of the actor Fred Ward?

Even if you haven’t, I bet you’ve seen his face. And he’s been one of my favorite actors for a long time…even before I knew what his name was.

What actors does everyone recognize but no one knows their names?

AskReddit users shared their thoughts.

1. Vincent Schiavelli

“The man with the sad eyes. Vincent Schiavelli.

He’s in loads of stuff.”

2. William Fitchner

“William Fitchner.

He appears in EVERYTHING.”

3. Brian Cox

“Someone who is a bigger name that has been in everything is Brian Cox.”

4. Margo Martindale

“Character actress Margo Martindale.

Loved her in The Americans.”

5. Ben Foster.

“Ben Foster.

He is always in a supporting role in big movies. Usually as the antagonist’s right hand man.

He was in the movies 3:10 to Yuma with Christian Bale and Russel Crowe, Lone Survivor with Mark Wahlberg and Hell or High Water with Chris Pine.”

6. Wes Studi

“Wes Studi.

The guy plays in almost every movie with Native Americans.”

7. Pruitt Taylor-Vince

“Pruitt Taylor-Vince.

Chubby, bald-headed actor with a wandering eye. Often a villain.

Once you recognise him, you see him in everything.”

8. Barry Pepper.

“Barry Pepper.

The role that immediately comes to mind was him as the sniper in Saving Private Ryan.

Or Roger Maris in 61*. He was really great in that movie.”

9. CCH Pounder.

“CCH Pounder.

The impression Dennis does in Always Sunny gets me every time.”

10. Peter Stormare.

“Peter Stormare.

Love his work on American Gods.”

11. Ken Watanabe

“Ken Watanabe.

He is in every movie that has a Japanese cast.

I just refer to him as Katsumoto because I first saw him in The Last Samurai.”

12. Clancy Brown.

“Clancy Brown.

From Kurgan to Mr Krabs.

The guy’s done it all.”

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