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In the 2019 show The Mandalorian, it is a recurring theme that the protagonist never takes his helmet off in front of others. But since we know who the actor is, anyone can just google his name and see his face.

So, has any film or show ever been made, where an actor was uncredited in order to hide their face from the viewers?

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    Matt Damon was officially credited as Dickie Greenleaf for his appearance in Deadpool 2 as a redneck, thus masking his identity. Or do you want more than just a cameo role? – HorusKol Nov 29 '19 at 23:23
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    Darth Vader’s face isn’t David Prowse nor James Earl Jones. I don’t think being able to Google the actor is relevant. – OrangeDog Nov 30 '19 at 14:15
  • @HorusKol I'm looking for a more important role, preferably protagonist or antagonist – AstroRP Nov 30 '19 at 20:09
  • Does Magic Secrets Revealed count? – Snack_Food_Termite Dec 1 '19 at 9:49
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    But do we know for sure that underneath the helmet, the Mandalorian looks like Pedro Pascal? – Darren Dec 2 '19 at 13:57
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So, has any film or show ever been made, where an actor was uncredited in order to hide their face from the viewers?

Yes, the TV series Charlie's Angels

John Forsythe (as Charlie) was readily identifiable by his voice but was never credited or seen.

During the show's five-year run, the identity of Charlie was one of TV's most closely guarded secrets. John Forsythe's name was deliberately left off the credits and even the other cast members were not told who was behind the voice.

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