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Back in the 1980s, Harrison Ford became an international superstar by headlining two of the biggest franchises of all time, "Star Wars" and "Indiana Jones." And in the '90s, it was Samuel L. Jackson who became a ubiquitous presence in just about every major blockbuster, from "Pulp Fiction" to "Die Hard with a Vengeance." So which of today's stars can boast a similar resume?

Would you believe Bill Nighy?

Yes, it's hard to believe, but the respected and respectable 63-year-old British thespian has somehow become one of the hippest, coolest and most bankable stars in Hollywood. Case in point: He's about to appear in the upcoming fantasy epic "Jack the Giant Slayer." Unlike Ford and Jackson, however, he's managed to keep his ascendance on the down low, to the point where you may not even be aware that he is in literally every movie you like.

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