15 Actors Who Very Nearly Quit (Before Landing Breakout Roles)
We've all been close to failure before. Who hasn't given up, quit, or walked away from something that was a long-time dream or otherwise incredibly important to us? It’s one of the difficult aspects of life. Like the song says, one of the keys to life is knowing when to hold ‘em and knowing when to fold ‘em.
The thing is, sometimes it pays to just be too dumb or too stubborn to quit–because you never know when you will hit it big. In the case of a multi-million dollar acting career, the answer is: probably never. It also helps, apparently, to have an irrationally supportive mom.
The other takeaway–if your plan b is law school, that's probably not that bad at the end of the day.
If there's one takeaway from this, it's that all you need to do to become successful is to give up on your dreams!
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