Success is a double-edged sword for TV actors. Sometimes, those popular shows they appear on end up becoming an albatross around their necks, as they struggle to find juicier roles that match their talents. For a few actors, they accept they have peaked and move on at a snail's pace through the entertainment industry, while others seek career resurgences that merit their talent. Often, this second wind comes in the world of film.
There are fantastic comeback stories that have turned everything around for the actors, and that's exactly what we are about to explore here. From Patrick Stewart stepping out of the shadow of Jean-Luc Picard to pick up Cerebro as Professor Xavier to Zachary Levi ascending from Chuck Bartowski to superhero in Shazam!, let's take a look at the big TV stars who made a monumental comeback on the silver screen.
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