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Which Famous People Do You Think Will Make A Career Comeback In 2019?

Updated January 3, 2020 12.3k votes 792 voters 10.1k views46 items

List RulesVote up the celebrities you think will make a comeback in 2019 - famous faces who have been out of the limelight or having a ~tough~ time and are poised for a return to greatness.

Editor's Note: Voting and Reranking have been closed.

UPDATED: Vote on which celebrities will make a comeback in 2020!

These celebrities have seen a little shade when it comes to the limelight, but 2019 held a lot of promise for actors, actresses, singers, and comedians to make a comeback. Who do you think will be able to achieve a past level, or even higher level, of success? Get your predictions in now for famous celebrity comebacks in 2019. Some of these actors and actresses had big movies that premiered this year. ABBA also made a return to the stage with their 2019 reunion tour. Let's see who's ready to turn heads for a second or third time!

Which celebrities do you think are ready to be in the headlines again? Vote up the people that will make the best comeback in 2019. Don't see someone you think is poised for a great career revival in 2019? Add them to the list and check back to see what others think of your prediction. 

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    Selena Gomez
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    Demi Lovato
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    Will Smith
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    Jennifer Aniston
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    Chuck Norris
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    Ben Stiller
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    John Stamos
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    Robert Pattinson
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    Mel Gibson
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    Angelina Jolie
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    Avril Lavigne
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    Ben Affleck
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    John Goodman
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    Al Pacino
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    Jesse Eisenberg
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    Soulja Boy
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    Kristen Stewart
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    John Lithgow
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