publication date: Monday, December 19, 2011 (part of Winter 2012)

category: Movies

clue: Once known for goofy comedies like Big, he now makes serious dramas like Saving Private Ryan.

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Joanna Woods, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Erik Bates, and Ryan Dunn

Crossover Celebrities: For some artists, it's about following their creative muse. For others, it's all about the money. These entertainers were strongly associated with one genre, but now only seem interested in another.

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