Outstanding actors who have achieved success after 40 years

• Outstanding actors who have achieved success after

40 years

Not always successful, even honored, come quickly. Most often, the path to it is long and requires infinite patience, courage and perseverance. And sometimes "the best chance" given to man at an age far removed from Hollywood standards.

In this collection you will find the names of prominent and internationally renowned actors, who began the ascent to fame when he was already past forty. They have been successful precisely because they did not give up and do not doubt in their talents and abilities.

Morgan Freeman (famous at the age of 50 years)

Outstanding actors who have achieved success after 40 years

Morgan Freeman made his film debut at age 34, then disappeared from the screen for a long time. Glory (first Oscar) came to him in 50 years for his role in the film "Driving Miss Daisy."

Tommy Lee Jones (famous at the age of 47 years)

Outstanding actors who have achieved success after 40 years

In spite of the good prospects in the sport (or rather, in American football), Tommy Lee Jones, decided to dedicate his life to the theater and cinema. His acting talent on advantage has been estimated only after a supporting role in the film "The Fugitive," for which the actor received an Oscar. Jones was 47 years old.

Melissa Ann McCarthy (famous in the age of 41 year)

Outstanding actors who have achieved success after 40 years

comedienne Melissa Ann McCarthy became famous in 2011, when the screens out the film "Bridesmaids". She was over 40. After that, she was several times nominated for the prestigious film awards, including an Oscar for "Best Actress".

Samuel L. Jackson (famous at the age of 44 years)

Outstanding actors who have achieved success after 40 years

Prior to the 40th anniversary of Samuel L. Jackson played in more than 100 films. However, to really be noticed only after "Pulp Fiction" by Quentin Tarantino. For this work he received the Academy Award for "Best Supporting Actor".

Kathy Bates (famous at the age of 42 years)

Outstanding actors who have achieved success after 40 years

Very long acting career Kathy Bates does not go well. From time to time she appeared in small roles on screen, but no more. Only 42, she received a fateful role in the movie "Misery," which earned her an Oscar and worldwide fame.

Pierre Richard (famous at the age of 42 years)

Outstanding actors who have achieved success after 40 years

For a long time all the efforts of Pierre Richard move into acting career remained fruitless. And only 42 years old he began to win worldwide fame for roles "little ridiculous man" comedy.

Steve Carell (famous at the age of 43 years)

Outstanding actors who have achieved success after 40 years

Prior to his great success, Steve Carrel tried many different classes - for example, worked as a reporter on television. His comedic talents were otsenon appreciated only after the screens out "40 Year Old Virgin." The actor was 43 years.

Jean Reno (famous at the age of 46 years)

Outstanding actors who have achieved success after 40 years

The path to recognition for Jean Reno was very long, but he never despaired and stubbornly went to his goal. Only 46 years old, he received an invitation from Luc Besson to play in the movie "Underground", which opened the door for Renault in a large cinema.