Celebrities Who Should Be A-Listers

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Vote up the B-listers with the greatest potential to become A-listers.

If pop culture has enough room for multiple A-list Jennifers and Chrises, its got enough time to make some space for celebrities who should really be more famous than they are today. For example, think back to the start of 2014. In early 2014, most people would respond to the name "Chris Pratt" with "who?" Those who were familiar with his work probably knew him as the bumbling Andy Dwyer from Parks and Recreation. Two years after Parks finished, Chris Pratt starred in Guardians of the Galaxy and joined the rest of the A-list Chrises - and became one of the sexiest men alive. Truly what a difference a year can make.

You may wonder what makes a celebrity an A-lister, and which actors are considered B-list celebs. Although Game of Thrones star Kit Harington starred in one of the most popular shows of all time, many commoners still know him as his character name: Jon Snow. B-list actors thrive in supporting roles, yet these are the roles which fully highlight their unique talents and acting styles. 

Below includes a collection of all the celebrities who will soon be A-listers. By A-listers, it means actors and actresses at the height of fame, with names and faces that nearly any bystander could recognize. This list advocates for B-list actors who deserve the A-list treatment. Although these up and coming celebs boast millions of fans, they're still considered B-list (or below) by Hollywood 's standards. So no, this list is not for your friend who just got a guest role on Disney Channel.

Feel free to add your favorite soon-to-be famous celebrities, but only if you think they'll be so famous that your grandmother will know their name. Everyone loves Alexander Skarsgard, but love isn't what transformed Andy Dwyer into Star-Lord. Then, check out who deserves to be a household name in 2022.

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