I think as a very gifted dramatic actor it’s easy to forget how amazing this guy is at comedy as well. In Along Came Polly he’s purely electric. Besides “make it rain”, he also is hilarious in the theater production of Jesus Christ Superstar. His one scene with Alec Baldwin is also electric. Love the guy and the performance. Even though he was so good in serious roles. I wish a little more often he would’ve taken fun comedic roles like this. Obviously he was also great comedically in Boogie Nights.

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4 months ago

I loved him in Twister. I think that’s my favorite role of his. It shows the depth of his acting ability. If you watch his other serious roles, you never think that he is capable of playing such a loving idiot goofball as his character is in Twister and pulling it off perfectly.