P.S.: Big Break in 1950s. (Other Than The Usual Suspects)

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The list page: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls095540836/

Other than the big four (Elvis Presley, Marilyn Monroe, Marlon Brando, and James Dean)(and they are also included at THE END of this list), which one of these stars who got their big breaks in the 1950s? As in “Big Breaks”, I mean they got their first starring role in a Television series or lead to 3rd lead role in a Major Motion Picture (aka: their names are in large print above the title or before the “Also Starring/With” part on the posters or film credits). Which one is your favorite?
Look, I, the author of this poll is not denying that the big four were not Hollywood icons of the fifties. They are. But they were not the only stars to come out of the fifties. Many of the stars on this list had minor role work in the 1940’s, and many were known for their work in 1960s, but their big starring breakthrough came in the 1950s.
The thing is that with pop artwork glorying the 1950s, I am getting tired of seeing the artists using the same four people and sometimes using Humphrey Bogart too, who had came out of the 1930s and 1940s and did very outstanding work in the 1950s too. (And Monroe did supporting role work through the 1940s.) Please used someone else. The 50s were more than just these guys!!!!
If you want to talk about the subject, turn on the way back machine here at this page.
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Dgranger: I think the question for the poll should be clarified, to say something like
Other than the big four (Elvis Presley, Marilyn Monroe, Marlon Brando, and James Dean)(and they are also included at THE END of this list), which one of these stars who got their big breaks in the 1950s is your favorite?
And if your goal is to find who people's favorite star who got their break in the 1950s is outside the "big four", maybe they should be left out of this poll with your explanation, so that we can see who people will vote for if Elvis, Marilyn, Brando, and Dean are not available to choose from.
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Done. They are out. Added two more. One just made it in the 1950’s with an ultra low budget drive-in filler movie - Jack Nicholson in “The Cry Baby Killer”.
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I'd say Clint Eastwood considering the fact that he's still around!
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So is Jack Nicholson too.