Breakout Actors From Ensemble Casts Who’ve Managed To Stay Relevant On Their Own

June 19, 2013 ‐ By
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You know the saying that there can only be one star of the show. Well, when it comes to these ensemble casts it seems there can only be one star who survives the show as well. When you’re a part of a TV cast with four or more other actors, odds aren’t high that everyone will go on to flourish as a successful solo star. And for most of the shows in this list, there’s been only one breakout actor or actress whose managed to command roles and media attention since their series was cancelled.

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  • vincent

    I miss Mila Kunis!

  • therealnumber1

    The cheographer Laurie Ann was a fly girl too…she is still relevant…I wouldn’t put tia on this list cause she was relevant before the game with Sister Sister and technically the game cast is still relevant because the show is still running.

  • anon

    That post about the Girfriends cast members is totally incorrect and you guys need to do more research becauuse people have seen Persian white, jill marie jones and Golden Brooks after girlfriends. Persia has a recurring role on Vampire diaries, jill has been in series like American Horror story and Gillian in Georgia and Golden has also been in series like Hart of Dixie

    • shima

      I was just going to say that! Persia white has a recurring role on TVD and Jill Marie Jones has popped in several movies

  • WVgal

    I can’t believe you didn’t include Mila Kunis & Topher Grace with the cast of That 70s Show. Mila started as Meg from Family Guy after leaving the show & did a few movies like Forgetting Sarah Marshall and Book of Eli with Denzel. Topher did 3 spider man movies that were huge in the theaters and recently was in The Great Gatsby with Leonardo DiCaprio.
    Also can’t believe you opted to leave Jim Carrey off of this list. One of the biggest comedic actors of our time & has had the same amount highs and lows in his career as J Lo.

    • Realityh03$Anonymous….ohwait

      EXACTLY mila is MORE relevant…shes onFamily Guy. Come on… Wait topher was in the 3rd Spider-Man.

      • WVgal

        Sorry I get Topher & Toby McGuire confused. Nonetheless Topher was in Spider-Man 3 and Mona Lisa smile… To not discredit his career.

        • Realityh03$Anonymous….ohwait

          lol, its cool. i had lookedf it up 2 see if i was right b4 posting

  • Ladydi82

    I totally agree with this list