64 Celebrities Who Admitted They Hate Their Iconic Roles

Whether it's the character or how they played it, these stars spoke out.

Blake Lively
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As an actor, you have to be adept at taking on various personalities, motivations, and even looks for different parts. But certain stars will forever be recognized for playing a particularly iconic role—and some of them don't love that. Whether they hated their character or just hated the fame that came with it, take a look at the stars, ahead, who see their roles as a blessing, but sometimes also as a curse.

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