Celebrity Discovery Stories: How Jennifer Lawrence And Others Got Their First Big Break

Reality competition shows like "The X Factor" and "America's Next Top Model" make it clear that sometimes even the most talented performers just need a break. But that doesn't mean some celebrities didn't get their foot in the door out of sheer dumb luck.

Flip through our gallery below to read about the chance meetings that carved out new destinies for stars from Ashton Kutcher to Jennifer Lawrence and Channing Tatum to Chloe Sevigny.

Celebrity Discovery Stories