The Most Famous Actor You’ve Never Seen Before

Great Big Story chats with actor and former mime and contortionist Doug Jones about his long career of playing roles under prosthetics and heavy makeup. Doug’s most recent and perhaps most famous role was playing the Amphibian Man in Guillermo del Toro’s 2017 Oscar-nominated fantasy film, The Shape of Water.

“You might not know his face, but you’ve seen his work. With over 150 movie and TV credits to his name, Doug Jones has been every creature, monster and villain known to Hollywood. From the Amphibian Man in “The Shape of Water,” the Silver Surfer in “Fantastic Four” to the Thin Clown in “Batman Returns,” Jones has been spicing up your movie-watching experience for the past three decades.”

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