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"Aren't you the chick from that movie?": Cast In Other Roles

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I hope I got the line right from 2Vile's friend in the Pilot. Anyway, I'm watching one of my ultimate guilty pleasure girly movies, A Walk To Remember, for the first time since Lucifer started, and now it's registered that Lauren German is Belinda, the ex-girlfriend of Carter/Shane West. On a shallow note, I think she got better looking with age. Chloe would definitely not approve of the Virgin Mary pictures stunt... 

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12 hours ago, Sonoma said:

Although very beautiful, LG is also pretty down-to-earth and can be downright goofy (check out her Vines from her CF days), so maybe that's why she has struggled with the pretty Mary Sue type roles.

I was iffy about Chloe in the beginning but really started to warm up to her in "Manly Whatnots" after realizing she was kind of a goofy tomboy, with the chair dancing to "Eye of the Tiger" at the Players presentation, her embarrassment at naked Lucifer, and the amusingly abrupt way she dismissed the guy at the Players afterparty after realizing he had no info to offer.

On Twitter Q&A's, when asked who the funniest cast member is, Lauren is always mentioned along with Tom. (They say Tom's sense of humor is exactly the same as Lucifer's. Heh.)

I recognized Lauren from Happy Town and DB Woodside from Buffy, 24, Hellcats and a zillion guest star roles. I thought those were the only castmembers I had seen in other roles. I went through the Lucifer promos and first few episodes thinking I had never seen Tom in anything before Lucifer, until someone posted a link to his CV and I realized I had seen him in Doctor Who, Merlin, Once Upon a Time, The Strain and bits of Rush without him making any memorable impression on me. Go figure. Usually, I'm good at recognizing when I've seen a face before, even if I can't place where, e.g. on Defiance, the characters Datak Tarr and Alak Tarr were immediately familiar to me even under all the white alien makeup, and after checking IMDb, I found out I had seen the actors as guest-stars on Doctor Who and Being Human respectively.

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I know it's been mentioned on various threads that Tom Ellis was in the UK sitcom Miranda (starring Miranda Hart, aka Chummy from Call the Midwife), but if anyone's unaware, most of the series is available for free on Hulu. Definitely worth checking out if only to appreciate Ellis's range as an actor. (His character, Gary, is decidedly un-Lucifer-like. But definitely adorable!)

http://www.hulu.com/search?q=miranda

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They're also on YouTube and I devoured them since they're all hysterically funny.  Yes, incredible range.  

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I just binge-watched Miranda, and I have to say, it did not mix well with my asthma. I laughed so much every episode I started wheezing. Worth it. Ellis is adorable in it.

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Kevin Alejandro was in True Blood for 2 or 3 seasons.  He was also in season 2 of Arrow.  I kept expecting Malcolm to kill him in season 1 because he died on both shows.   lol

D. B. Woodside was in 24 and Buffy.

Aimee Garcia was in Dexter.  

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You guys have already mentioned many of the roles that I've seen from cast members, but I'll add a few that haven't been mentioned yet.

Lesley-Ann Brandt was in Spartacus and the New Zealand comedy series Diplomatic Immunity.

Rachael Harris was the main character's mother on the short-lived comedy Surviving Jack.

Aimee Garcia was the main character's sister on the WB comedy Greetings from Tucson.

And Tricia Helfer was on the Battlestar Galactica remake.

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If memory serves, Amy Garcia was also on "George Lopez." That was the first time I'd seen her in anything. And "Lucifer" is the only role I've liked her in so far, heh.

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I marathoned through Rush... I did enjoy it. Ellis was good. Dr. Rush wasn't as well written and nuanced as Lucifer, but Ellis still seemed to have fun with the character. But it also made me appreciate how much better the team behind Lucifer is. Though Ellis' talent is undeniable in both, Lucifer IS award worthy performance, due to among other things great opposing cast and writing.

I went to Comic Con in Chicago and there was no Lucifer... anywhere... not in artist alley, not in knick knacks booths... I wish this fandom was larger... Not because I want bunch of funko pops (well, that too lol) but EVERYBODY needs more Lucifer in their lives lol

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I was re-watching Burn Notice this evening. Season 2, Episode 2 - Kevin Alejandro and Tricia Helfer were both in the same episode.  They didn't have any scenes together. This episode is where my dislike of Tricia Helfer started and never went away.  I didn't like her in her episode of Supernatural either.

Things change though. I never liked Sharon Gless in anything until she played Michael Weston's mother. So, you never know. 

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On 11/5/2017 at 9:39 PM, Commando Cody said:

I was re-watching Burn Notice this evening. Season 2, Episode 2 - Kevin Alejandro and Tricia Helfer were both in the same episode.  They didn't have any scenes together. This episode is where my dislike of Tricia Helfer started and never went away.  I didn't like her in her episode of Supernatural either.

Things change though. I never liked Sharon Gless in anything until she played Michael Weston's mother. So, you never know. 

You should watch Tricia Helfer in Battlestar Galactica playing multiple versions of "number 6."  Best to keep your comfort food and anti-depressants topped off, it can get pretty dark.

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Over the holidays I ended up with a lot of Monk on TV kind of half in the background while doing other things.  And I saw Dr. Linda in one episode!  I was totally caught by her voice, an d she looked so much the same, even though that had to be 10 years ago.  Spoiler--she played the murderer!  And had a pretty good plan and probably would have gotten away with it if not for Adrian Monk!

She was delightful and it was cool to see her play someone else (although in my head cannon now, there's a small episode where she had to get herself out of a murder charge before she went to get her medical degree!).

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Dr. Linda was great in an ep of CSI, where she is AWESOME. It's the episode directed by the 2 1/2 Men guy. Fun ep.

I can't remember her in Monk. Must have been one of Natalie's eps. I kind of stopped watching when Natalie showed up. I'll have to go find that ep. And yes, she does not age. Must be that deal she made with the Devil *wink*

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Rachael Harris also had a recurring role on Suits playing the love interest of Louis Litt.

Lesley-Ann Brandt had a recurring role in season 1 of The Librarians as the main henchwoman to Matt Frewer's Big Bad.

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I saw DB Woodhouse in The Temptations TV movie (1998) on Monday. I knew I knew him but it took half the movie for me to place him as Amendiel. He had a lot more hair back then. He was very good in the Temptation role.

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