You know those guys who you see regularly in movies but who almost never star in them? Guys like…

Well, here’s a list of a bunch of these actors.

To make it onto this list…

…a “That Guy” has to have appeared in a solid number of both movies and TV shows.   The numbers are not carved in stone but 75 movies/series and 100 TV guest appearancess are the “lifetime .300 average and 500 homers” for this particular hall of fame.

Some common traits of a “That Guy” actor:

  • Reminds people of somebody more famous (“The poor man’s ______”).
  • Can be described in two words (e.g. “Bad cop,” Kindly grandfather”).
  • Played the bad guy in a sequel.
  • Resume shows a preference for quantity over quality in the roles they’ve taken.