16 Famous Celebrities And Their Breakout Roles That Made Them A Star

13Abigail Breslin

Her first role was in M. Night Shyamalan’s 2002 science fiction horror film ‘Signs’. Her performance was good, especially for a child actor. She was even nominated for a Young Artist Award. It was in 2006 with ‘Little Miss Sunshine’ that Abigail Breslin became a star. Her performance in the movie was exceptional for her age.

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14Sandra Bullock

She began her career in 1987 with ‘Hangmen’ in which she had a very minor role but gained attention with 1993’s ‘Demolition Man’. It wasn’t till 1994’s blockbuster ‘Speed’ with Keanu Reeves that she established herself as a leading lady in Hollywood. Following the movie’s success, Sandra went on to star in a number of hits.

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15Zach Galifianakis

Zach Galifianakis like many other comedy actors began his career with Saturday Night Live as a writer. His breakout performance as an actor came in 2009’s hot comedy movie ‘The Hangover’. The film became the tenth-highest-grossing film of 2009. This catapulted Zach’s career in Hollywood. This gave Zach the opportunity to create and host the Emmy Award-winning show ‘Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis’.

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16Kit Harrington

He began his professional acting career in Theater with ‘War Horse’ in 2008. It wouldn’t be till 2011 that he would become a world-famous star. In 2011 HBO released ‘Game of Thrones’ and it took the world by storm. Kit Harrington played ‘Jon Snow’ from season 1 till the final season 8. His performance has always been praised for the role.

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