17 “Serious Actors” Who Are Surprisingly Hilarious

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There are many actors beloved for their important on-screen roles. These award-winning “serious actors” are known for their intense caliber of work. But some of them aren't just one-trick ponies. Some of them are super funny. Hilarious, even. It can be shocking to see you favorite dramatic actor popping up on a sitcom, but when they absolutely kill it with their comedic timing, there's nothing better. Or more surprising!

Some of these so-called “serious actors” have proven they have some of the best comedy chops in the biz. Whether it's a shockingly perfect Saturday Night Live hosting gig or sudden comedic turn in a movie, it's always exciting to see a so-called serious actor flex their funny bones.