Nobody ever said it was going to be easy to make it in the entertainment industry. Many people try to make a name for themselves, but end up broke and have nothing to show for it. Just because you do not become recognized as soon as you graduate from college with your degree in theatre, does not mean it will not happen. The ten television actors on this list were all hard working individuals, but did not truly become famous and successful until after they turned 40. So if you are 39 and trying to become a television actor, there still may be hope for you yet.
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