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385848 20: Actors, left to right, Matthew Perry as Chandler Bing, Courteney Cox Arquette as Monica Geller and David Schwimmer as Ross Geller star in NBC's comedy series "Friends" episode "The One with the Holiday Armadillo." In this corner, hailing from the north pole Santa Claus. In this corner, hailing from Texas the Holiday Armadillo. (Photo by Warner Bros. Television)

An actor has a great opportunity to mold a character into the way they see it in their mind. A great power, with a great responsibility. That can potentially make or break a movie or show. A good director knows that, and often casts actors in roles they didn’t envision themselves in.

Buzzfeed recently released a list of actors who auditioned for a role they didn’t get. But, they got another role in the same show. And from the shows on the list, it shows those directors knew what they were doing.

Check out the whole list.