Big-break Sentence Examples
His big break came in 1999 when he won the part in Lord of the Rings.
Friends of Anna remember that her earliest ambition was to become the next Marilyn Monroe, but she worked at a local fast-food restaurant while waiting for her big break.
Gomez's big break came when Disney decided to do a worldwide casting call - a first for them.
His big break came when he was hired as a correspondent on The Daily Show With Jon Stewart.
Her big break came in 1984, at just eight years old, when she joined the cast of the TV show Kids Incorporated.Advertisement
However, Electra caught her first big break when she was discovered by Prince at the age of 18.
From there, her big break came playing Jill Munroe on Charlie's Angels in 1976.
In 2005 her big break finally came - she was cast as Gabriella in the High School Musical series.
Many of her fans wonder how she got her first big break.
Jesse McCartney got his big break in acting when he was about 12 years old.Advertisement
Although Johansson had roles in a number of films in the 1990s, her first big break was in The Horse Whisperer in 1998, opposite Robert Redford and Kristin Scott Thomas.
His big break came in 1992, when at the tender age of 17, Maguire landed a role in the television comedy, Great Scott.
He originally started out as a stand-up comedian, getting his big break on The Tonight Show With Johnny Carson in 1991.
After being cast in small roles from 1989 to 1990, Halle's big break came in 1991 when respected director Spike Lee chose her to play the role of crack-addict Vivian in the film Jungle Fever.
Cowell's big break in the industry started in the company's mail room, where his star-quality sorting abilities set the stage for bigger and better things - much bigger and better.Advertisement
Her big break came in the 2002 feature film Scooby Doo, in which she starred as Mary Jane, the object of Shaggy's affections.
Before the successful show featuring, among other things, scantily clad women jumping around on trampolines hit the airwaves, Kimmel found his big break into TV as the host of Win Ben Stein's Money.
The troubled teen eventually returned to Houston where, just a short time later, she would get her first big break into the entertainment industry.
A short time after his performance in Slab Boys, his big break came when he starred in the 1982 production Diner.
Candace Cameron Bure's big break came in 1986 when she landed the role of Donna Jo "D.J."Advertisement
She soon moved to Los Angeles, California, hoping to get her big break in show business.
Erika Alexander's big break came when she was cast as cousin Pam in the popular sitcom The Cosby Show.
Though she was eventually fired from Transformers, Fox has since described the pressure she felt to lose weight before she got her big break in the series.
Their first big break was the licensing and distribution deal for Space Invaders that same year, followed by Pac-Man just two years later.
She is the bubbly reporter of Space Channel 5 looking for her big break.Advertisement
It was that very ordinary interest, in fact, that led to a rather extraordinary big break.
Burton made her big break with Total Request Live on MTV and received several Teen Choice Award nominations.
His next big break happened in 1987, when he was given a lead role in the TV show 21 Jump Street.
Adriana Lima's big break was in advertising when she modeled in underwear for Vassarette.
The second big break came when Johnson's demo wound its way into the hands of J.P.
In 1978, the first big break came for the new band.
Mayer's big break came at the annual South by Southwest Music Festival in 2000.
Demi had several false starts in the acting world before she got her big break.
Her first big break in showbiz came when she appeared on the Mickey Mouse Club, along with Justin Timberlake and Christina Aguilera.
Christina's big break came in 1998 when she was chosen to record the song "Reflections" for the Disney movie Mulan.
His work in this film was the big break that set his soundtrack and scoring career into motion.
Raitt's big break came during a show at New York's Gaslight Alley.
Bedingfield's big break came in 2003 when she signed a deal with major label BMG UK and Ireland.
His first big break was performing as part of the Hoboken Four and winning a six month touring contract from the Major Bowes Amateur Hour radio show.
Garland's big break came when she was cast as Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz.
Parton's big break as an artist finally came along in 1967, thanks to a TV show.
Ray J's first big break in Hollywood came on Brandy's TV show, Moesha in the 1990s.
Her notoriety from working at True Tattoo gave Kat Von D her big break.
Lamas' big break came in 1980 when he won the role of Lance on the prime time soap opera Falcon Crest.
Her big break came in 1987, when she joined the cast of the sitcom Cheers, taking over when Shelley Long left the show.
Born in the San Fernando Valley in 1989, Chanel's big break came when friends introduced her to skateboarding legend and reality TV star Rob Dyrdek.
Chanel had another music big break when a song she co-wrote and performed was chosen as the theme song to Holly's World on E! - the reality show featuring former Girl Next Door Holly Madison.
However, the show's formula has produced megastars elsewhere - think Susan Boyle of Britain's Got Talent - and that chance of seeing the next big thing get their big break is what keeps audiences tuning in season after season.
Although he got his big break as a Mousekeeter and member of the boy band *N Sync, Justin Timberlake now enjoys a successful musical career as a solo artist.
So, Bacon did what most actors do while waiting for their big break - he waited tables.