While actors have made the leap to the director's chair since the silent film days -- think Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton -- the trend has gained traction since the 1980s, when two well-known television actors began making their presence felt behind the camera. Here's a list of seven established actors whose directorial careers have eclipsed what they accomplished in front of the camera.
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