Top Ten Performances by an Actor/Actress Playing the Same Role in Multiple Films (chronological order):
1 & 2) William Powell and Myrna Loy as Nick and Nora Charles in the "Thin Man" films.
3) Victor McLaglen as Sergeant Quincannon in John Ford's "Cavalry Trilogy."
4) Clint Eastwood as the Man With No Name in Sergio Leone's trilogy.
5) Robert Duvall as Tom Hagen in The Godfather I & II
6) Harrison Ford as Indiana Jones
7) Judi Dench as M in the latest 6 James Bond movies
8) Ian McKellen as Gandalf in the Lord of the Rings trilogy.
9) Reese Witherspoon as Elle Woods in the Legally Blonde movies.
10) Ashley Greene as Alice Cullen in you know which movies
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