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Every actor in Hollywood has a time where they’re in search of their ‘big break’. Some take longer than others, but it only takes one key role to thrust actors into stardom and make them a household name. For Chris Pratt, it took seven years on Parks and Rec and a slate of small film roles to finally hit it big with his superhero character Starlord in Guardians of the Galaxy. Lucas Hedges, on the other hand, only had ten minor credits before he was invited to the Academy Awards after earning his nomination for Manchester by the Sea. But it is these breakthrough roles that turn an actor from just another amongst the crowd, to someone people strive to emulate.

To celebrate Hedges’ breathtaking role in the release of Manchester by the Sea, available on Blu-Ray and DVD from 15th May, we take a look some of Hollywood’s most respected actors and actresses and the role that made them…

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