The one role

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The death of Yaphet Kotto made e think of this.

You can have a wonderful actor with a llfetime of wonderful work yet there is one role that you remember. Yaphet was Parker in Alien
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Alec Guiniess was Obi
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Hopkins was Hannibal
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Connery ... really, do I have to say it?
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Peter Sellers, Inspector Clouseau

Connery was pretty good in The Untouchables too.
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Herman Munster (Fred Gwynne)?
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Jessie Pinkman
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Columbo
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I can think of a dozen more
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Relax! I'm only gonna burn my half.
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Gilligan (Bob Denver)
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Telly Savalas as Kojak
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Michael Rennie as Klaatu.
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Pretty much every leading character in Star Trek, including TNG.

Kirk, Spock, Picard, Data, etc.

Even Shatner's character in Boston Legal made a couple of oblique references to Star Trek.
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Just about every actor who has played “The Doctor” (Though David Tennant seems to be an exception so far)
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Nyarlathotep wrote: Wed Mar 17, 2021 2:25 am Just about every actor who has played “The Doctor” (Though David Tennant seems to be an exception so far)
The only Dr. is Tom Baker and the only role Tom baker ever played was Dr. Who
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Lee Marvin who was a really good actor but mention his name and all I can think of is
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Maybe the most striking "one role" given his output
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