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Famous white actors who played people of color

StarsInsider Logo By Stars Insider of StarsInsider | Slide 1 of 32: But despite there being waves of protest when actors of color are considered for fictional roles like Spider-Man or James Bond, there hasn’t always been major backlash when white actors played characters of color, even when those characters were based on real-life people of color.In fact, many of the most revered and beloved white actors have at one point in their career taken on a non-white role on screen. Click on to find out more.

Famous white actors who played people of color

But despite there being waves of protest when actors of color are considered for fictional roles like Spider-Man or James Bond, there hasn’t always been major backlash when white actors played characters of color, even when those characters were based on real-life people of color.

In fact, many of the most revered and beloved white actors have at one point in their career taken on a non-white role on screen. Click on to find out more.

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