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10 Now Beloved Actors We Wrote Off Too Soon

By Joanna Robinson | Seriously Random Lists | April 19, 2012 | Comments ()

Marky Mark
Low Point: The general Funky Bunching aside. . .Rock Star, Planet of the Apes (2001)
Redemption: The Depahted (2006)

Elisha Cuthbert
Low Point: As The Punchline/Eye Candy Of "24" (2001-2010)
Redemption: "Happy Endings" (2010)

Benjamin McKenzie
Low Point: As The Brooding, Sleeveless Heartthrob on "The OC" (2003-2007)
Redemption: Junebug (2005)/ "Southland" (2009-2012)

Wil Wheaton
Low Point: The Most Loathed Ensign In The Galaxy on "Stark Trek: The Next Generation" (1987-1994)
Redemption: "The Guild" (2009-2011)

James Van Der Beek
Low Point: The Most Enormous Penis In The History Of Teen Melodrama* on "Dawson's Creek" (1998-2003)
Redemption: "Don't Trust The B In Apartment 23" (2012)

Robert Pattinson
Low Point: Embarrassingly Committed To Sparkle Motion in The Twilight Saga (2008-2012)
Redemption: Just. Being. Himself.

Brian Austin Green
Low Point: "90210" (1990-200)
Redemption: "Terminator: The Sarah Conner Chronicles" (2008-2009)

Robert Downey Jr.
Low Point: "Ally McBeal" (2000-2002)
Redemption: Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005)

Colin Farrell
Low Point: Daredevil/S.W.A.T. (2003), Alexander (2004)
Redemption: In Bruges (2008)

Channing Tatum
Low Point: G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009)
Redemption: Haywire (2011) / 21 Jump Street (2012)

*Not a compliment

Joanna Robinson would like to thank her sister-in-blog, Courtney Enlow, for the assist on this one.

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