17 Stars Whose Breakout Roles You May Not Remember

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An actor could be participating in 2-3 movies every year but still remain quite unknown. Maybe their roles aren’t very impactful or the movies aren’t successful. All it takes is this one role that will make their face and name known to the entire planet. And they will forever be remember for that role but will also be given the opportunity to start their celebrated career.

1. Renée Zellweger in Jerry Maguire

2. Kristen Dunst in Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles

3. Julia Roberts in Pretty Woman

4. Heath Ledger in 10 Things I Hate About You

5. Carrie-Anne-Moss in The Matrix

6. Jake Gyllenhaal in Donnie Darko

7. Philip Seymour Hoffman in Scent of a Woman

8. Emma Stone in Superbad

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9. Scarlett Johansson in Lost in Translation

10. Luke Perry in Beverly Hills, 90210

11. Rachel McAdams in Mean Girls

12. Salma Hayek in Desperado

13. Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffany’s

14. Abigail Breslin in Little Miss Sunshine

15. Marion Cotillard in La Vie En Rose

16. Tony Curtis in Some Like It Hot

17. Jodie Foster in Taxi Driver


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