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List Rules Film, TV and/or musicians who had breakout careers in 2013.

Who were the biggest breakthrough celebrities of 2013? The year brought a ton of fresh faces to the celebrity scene. This list includes great breakout artists in movies, television and in the music industry. Be sure to vote up the celebs that you feel made the biggest impact on pop culture in 2013, and vote down any that you don't think deserve a place of honor on this list. Also, if your favorite breakthrough celeb of 2013 is missing, add them by all means.

In terms of great breakthrough actors of 2013, the choices are excellent. Actress Lupita Nyong'o blew everyone away with her gut-wrenching performance in one of the year's best films, '12 Years a Slave.' The same can be said for Michael B. Jordan, who gave a monster performance in another critically acclaimed film, 'Fruitvale Station.' And yes, Henry Cavill certainly swooped in and got everyone's attention with his portrayal of Superman in the 2013 blockbuster movie 'Man of Steel.'

Music-wise, some of the biggest breakthrough artists of 2013 include Ariana Grande, Robin Thicke (sure, he was famous over the pond but "Blurred Lines" put him on the map in the U.S.), Pharrell Williams, Lorde, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis and of course, Ylvis, for giving us "The Fox (What Does the Fox Say)."

Television also saw it's fair share of new talent, including the new ladies of 'Saturday Night Live,' Cecily Strong and Kate McKinnon. Taylor Schilling and Uzo Aduba are just two of the wonderful breakout stars from the hugely popular Netflix original series 'Orange is the New Black,' and Tatiana Maslany's celebrity soared thanks to her mind blowingly great work in 'Orphan Black.'
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Hugh Dancy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Biggest Breakthrough Celebrities of 2013
RazzleDazzle(Crimsonny) added Hugh Dancy age 42

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Lupita Nyong'o is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Biggest Breakthrough Celebrities of 2013
Lupita Nyong'o age 35 - 12 Years a Slave

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235 236
Lorde is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Biggest Breakthrough Celebrities of 2013
Lorde age 21 - Singer, "Royals"

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127 199
Jennifer Lawrence is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Biggest Breakthrough Celebrities of 2013
MaríaPazHerrera added Jennifer Lawrence age 27

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170 194
Ariana Grande is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Biggest Breakthrough Celebrities of 2013
Ariana Grande age 24

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110 129
Henry Cavill is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Biggest Breakthrough Celebrities of 2013
Henry Cavill age 34 - Man of Steel

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Pharrell Williams is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Biggest Breakthrough Celebrities of 2013

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89 111
Charlie Hunnam is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Biggest Breakthrough Celebrities of 2013
Charlie Hunnam age 37 - Pacific Rim, Sons of Anarchy

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Taylor Schilling is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Biggest Breakthrough Celebrities of 2013
Taylor Schilling age 33 - Orange is the New Black

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51 93
Margot Robbie is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Biggest Breakthrough Celebrities of 2013
Margot Robbie age 25 - The Wolf of Wall Street

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42 66
Sarah Hyland is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Biggest Breakthrough Celebrities of 2013
BobbyMoore added Sarah Hyland age 27

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65 109
Chloe Bennet is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Biggest Breakthrough Celebrities of 2013
Chloe Bennet age 25 - Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

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84 164
Robin Thicke is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Biggest Breakthrough Celebrities of 2013
Robin Thicke age 41

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Macklemore is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Biggest Breakthrough Celebrities of 2013

Celebrities Who Were Rich Before They Were Famous

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Michael B. Jordan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Biggest Breakthrough Celebrities of 2013
Michael B. Jordan age 31 - Fruitvale Station

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Tatiana Maslany is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Biggest Breakthrough Celebrities of 2013
Tatiana Maslany age 32 - Orphan Black

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55 83
Cecily Strong is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Biggest Breakthrough Celebrities of 2013
Cecily Strong age 34 - Saturday Night Live

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38 81
Uzo Aduba is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Biggest Breakthrough Celebrities of 2013
Uzo Aduba Orange is the New Black

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51 83
Sam Claflin is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Biggest Breakthrough Celebrities of 2013
Sam Claflin age 31 - The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

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29 83
Megan Boone is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Biggest Breakthrough Celebrities of 2013
Megan Boone age 34 - The Blacklist

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Ylvis is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Biggest Breakthrough Celebrities of 2013
Ylvis "The Fox (What Does the Fox Say)"

The Most Beautiful Women of All Time

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29 104
Dane DeHaan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Biggest Breakthrough Celebrities of 2013
Dane DeHaan age 32 - Kill Your Darlings

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Aloe Blacc is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Biggest Breakthrough Celebrities of 2013
CalebKyle added Aloe Blacc

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Jamie Dornan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Biggest Breakthrough Celebrities of 2013
Jamie Dornan age 35

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Austin Mahone is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Biggest Breakthrough Celebrities of 2013
mecka2002 added Austin Mahone age 21 - cutest singer on earth

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Barkhad Abdi is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Biggest Breakthrough Celebrities of 2013
Barkhad Abdi Captain Phillips

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16 81
Miles Teller is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Biggest Breakthrough Celebrities of 2013
Miles Teller age 31 - The Spectacular Now

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Disclosure is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Biggest Breakthrough Celebrities of 2013
JoyGerardi added Disclosure Fantastic electronica. Breakout U.K. group...

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Oscar Isaac is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Biggest Breakthrough Celebrities of 2013
Oscar Isaac age 39 - Inside Llewyn Davis

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Asperaad added Karl Johan Nilsson 25

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11 70
Tye Sheridan is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Biggest Breakthrough Celebrities of 2013
Tye Sheridan age 21 - Mud