These actors found a second life after TV stardomIt's always a challenge for an actor to play a well-known part on TV and then to start over on a new show as someone entirely different. Audiences will always be tempted to see them as that first character, leading to typecasting and premature cancellations of new projects.
However, actors like Ray Romano have recently turned this theory on its head. After nine seasons on "Everybody Loves Raymond," he's deftly crafted a new persona on "Men of a Certain Age" that, for all intents and purposes, is the anti-Ray Barone. As the second season comes to a close this week on TNT (and as we count down to the return of "Breaking Bad"), we take a look at other performers this summer who moved from a career-defining role to successfully portraying its polar opposite.Read More »from Opposites Attract: How Actors Break Away By Breaking Bad