8 Male Celebs Whose Careers Took Off After Turning 40
While some celebrities are able to make it big while they are still really young (ahem, Jennifer Lawrence), others have gotten their starts much later in life. We have a list of 8 male celebrities who only achieved success in Hollywood after hitting the big 4-0. It’s never too late and these celebs are proof that success can come at any age!
8. Steve Carrell
Steve Carrell’s breakthrough role was in the NBC sitcom The Office. He was 43. The show ended up becoming really successful and led to even bigger roles for the actor in films including The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Evan Almighty, Get Smart, and Foxcatcher, which earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor, the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor (Motion Picture Drama), and the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role.
7. Christoph Waltz
Actor Christoph Waltz had been working in Europe before he broke into Hollywood with his role in Quentin Tarantino’s Inglorious Basterds at the age of 50. After picking up the Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his performance, Waltz went on to appear in other high-profile films including The Green Hornet, Water for Elephants, and Django Unchained, for which he earned his second Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.