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10 Actors Plucked From Obscurity

May 24, 2013 | 12:25pm EDT

Before Ken Jeong gave The Hangover wolf pack a cocaine mountain of troubles, and before he was delivering the result of Katherine Heigl and Seth Rogen's one-night stand in Knocked Up, he was actually giving out real medical help as a physician. In fact, he's still licensed to practice medicine in California!

Jeong isn't the only actor to land a breakout role out of sheer luck and good timing. Check out our gallery of 10 actors who were plucked from obscurity:

Credit: Universal Pictures

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