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Tell Us Your Favourite Story Of How A Celebrity Got Discovered

Some stories of people rising to fame are downright wild.

Unless you were born famous, a lot of celebrities were just regular people going about their lives until they were ~discovered~ later in life!


And sometimes, it's in pretty unexpected scenarios. So we want you to tell us your best story of how a celebrity got their big break.

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Maybe it's a super random one, like how Charlize Theron was discovered while yelling at a bank teller because they wouldn't cash a check she'd been sent.

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Or how Natalie Portman was discovered by an agent while eating pizza at a restaurant when she was eleven years old.

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It could even be something that made you believe in serendipity, like when Harrison Ford met George Lucas while he was doing some carpentry at a studio.

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He'd been in a previous George Lucas film, but Lucas initially didn't want anyone from American Graffiti to be in Star Wars.

Tell us your favourite stories about how a celebrity got their big break in the dropbox below, and you could be featured in a BuzzFeed Community post or video!