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The keys to success, and inspirational traits you can learn from Hollywood's A-list actors and actresses.

Will Smith is one of the most charismatic actors in Hollywood, his versatile abilities often go unseen. Smith's optimism, perseverance, and confidence in "just deciding to do what he loved" made all of the difference throughout his road to success.
Overcoming cancer, having her brother killed in a kidnapping and eloping from Dentistry 3 classes shy of her degree, Sofia Vergara took gigantic leaps of faith when her reality was shook. She now owns a 27 million dollar entertainment company, was the highest paid TV actress of 2011 and continues to inspire and pave the way for Latin America. Checkout her motivational story and her keys to success.
A breakthrough actress who paved the way for the African American community, being the first black female to win an Oscar, the first in Miss World Pageants and the first successful black model at Revlon. Inspiring an entire generation, Halle Berry set a precedence in the late 80's shaping the way the world viewed 'colored' and made them see the beauty, not just in the physical but in the internal.
Bruce Willis' inspiring story consists of beating 3000 actors to get the part, overcoming his stuttering problem, and using his life experiences to propel his career.
Angie is the perfect blend of superstar success and world changing difference maker. She's always been different, yet completely herself, as she has a true instinct for following her heart. However, Jolie wasn't always so sure of herself, and even faced many dark periods, where she dressed gothic and experimented with knife cutting. All those who wander off course are not necessarily lost, and Jolie eventually found her life's calling.
Canadian born comedian Jim Carrey had visualized his way to success. He wrote a fake check to himself and would stay on top of the Hollywood hills in his car until his mind was convinced he was a star. Today, Jim Carrey encourages others to follow their passion, live in the moment and believe the impossible at any opportunity he gets; Awards, seminars, and even graduation speeches.
Robert De Niro, is ranked as one the greatest actors of all time, due to his many compelling “Italian mafia” roles as well as witty comedy roles. His road to becoming a highly sought-after A-lister was one of following his intuition, making a major acting decision, and working hard on his craft.
Denzel Washington is probably the most successful African American A list actor who paved his own way with his many portrays of real life figures such as Malcolm X. However, Denzel had many roadblocks and setbacks along the way and was very confused about who he was and where he was going. Find out how he was able to turn things around to reach his throne.