Men who have been successful at the age of
• Men who have been successful at the age of
1. Jon Hamm
While watching "Mad Men" is worth remembering that one of the most stylish men and 29 years worked as a waiter. Jon Hamm could easily fill up an endless list of Hollywood actors-losers, if not for the role in the series "Providence" (1999 - 2002). And when he got the role of Don Draper, he was 36.
2. Ricky Gervais
Success came to Gervase only with the TV series "The Office" (2001), in which the comic was made director and screenwriter, and actor. Rick was 40 years old. Before the TV show on NBC his achievements were limited to a brief career pop artist in the duo Seona Dancing.
3. Vincent Van Gogh
In his youth Van Gogh that was not known as an artist - he does not even take up the brush. He came to painting in 28 years (and wrote to his brother: "My real career starts only now"). Van Gogh created more than 2,000 paintings, the most important of these, he completed it in the last years of his life.
4. Sylvester Stallone
His acting career was a disaster: Sly was forced to fend roles in soft porn to pay the rent for the apartment. In 30 years, Stallone watched the fight Muhammad Ali vs. Chuck Uepnera and wrote about the boxer, of which you probably have heard something.
5. Leonard Cohen
The transformation of an unknown Canadian poet Leonard Cohen in a recognized musician and composer has happened in only 30 years. So Teenage rock band - the only chance to become famous.
6. Alan Rickman
Have you ever thought that you can not imagine a young Alan Rickman? It is not surprising: the actor got his first major role in '42 - he played a German terrorist Hans Gruber in "Die Hard." There were other works, but real fame and love Rickman won for her role in the movie about the boy wizard.
7. Col. Sanders
Harland Sanders, founder of KFC, in 40 years has managed a gas station. Then he had the idea to serve dishes of chicken. The rest is known: he turned the Kentucky Fried Chicken franchise and in 70 years sold it for solid money.
8. Don DeLillo
Famed American writer for 30 years has made significant progress in advertising, but want to engage in a very different. He retired and moved into a cheap 60 dollar apartment and began to write. The first novel by Delly "Americana" was released when he was 35.
9. James Dyson
The invention of the future head of the company Dyson nobody was interested in as long as 39 years, he sold his first patent. While digging Dyson vacuum cleaners in his family actually lived on the salary of his wife - a teacher of history of arts.
10. Stan Lee
The creator of the popular comic book characters, including Spider-Man and the Fantastic Four, succeeded only in 43.