June 15, 2024

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Every Actor and Where You’ve Seen Them Before

A priest, a criminal, and a grifter walk into a bar … and it turns out they’re all the same person.

Yes, whether you first knew him as the mastermind Moriarty who squared off against Benedict Cumberbatch’s crime-solver in “Sherlock,” the (hot) Priest whom Phoebe Waller-Bridge fell for in season 2 of “Fleabag,” or have only recently become familiar with him as the slippery con artist Tom Ripley in “Ripley,” Andrew Scott has spent the last decade and change making quite the impression. However, wind the clock back about a quarter-century and you’ll find that the actor has been lingering in the background for some time, having briefly shown up in a pair of Steven Spielberg WWII projects (“Saving Private Ryan” and “Band of Brothers”) well before anyone really knew his name. In fact, run through his resume since then and you’ll be shocked by some of the places he’s turned up, from HBO’s “John Adams” miniseries to one of the voices Tom Hardy acts against while driving his car in “Locke” to even a bad guy opposite his eventual “Wake Up Dead Man” co-star Daniel Craig in “Spectre.”

(Don’t feel bad if you forgot about that last one; Scott himself doesn’t really care for his turn in that James Bond flick.)

Having most recently garnered accolades as a lonesome writer haunted (very literally) by the memory of his late parents in Andrew Haigh’s “All of Us Strangers,” Scott has more than proven he’s up for playing anyone and anything in the “Knives Out” universe. He’s especially game to try his hand at a musical sometime, which is the perfect segue for both the next actor on this list and a certain theory we’ve been cooking up here at /Film…

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