Before they hit it big in Hollywood, Bradley Cooper, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain and other red carpet regulars had roles in less award-worthy movies, ranging from widely panned rom-coms to bad action flicks
Jamie Foxx - Due Date (2010)
Where do you go from winning a Best Actor Academy Award for your much-lauded portrayal of an iconic music legend? Into a slapstick comedy with Zach Galifianakis and Robert Downey Jr., of course. Jamie Foxx won the top honors for his starring role as Ray Charles in 2004's Ray — and a few years later, opted to return to his less-serious roots in 2010's Due Date.
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