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Nick Kroll takes a starring turn in "Adult Beginners," a comedy-drama in which the funnyman plays Jake, a disgraced startup CEO who has to start his life over. It's a tale that we all can relate to, having to reexamine our lives and try new pursuits. While Jake is a late bloomer when it comes to being a family man, he is far from the only one. Here's a list of some of the most famous late bloomers of all time:

1. Andrea Bocelli

One of the most famous classical music performers first showcased his talents at 34 years old.

2. Alan Rickman

Hans Gruber himself didn't land his first feature-length movie role until he was 46 years old.

3. Colonel Sanders

Colonel Sanders, aka "The founder of KFC" perfected his blend of 11 herbs and spices well into his sixties.

4. David Sedaris

Best-seller David Sedaris is loved the world over. Did you know he landed his first radio gig at 44?

5. Randy Couture

One of the most popular names in UFC didn't step "into the octagon" until he was 33 years old. Also became one of the oldest UFC champions at the age of 44.

6. Kathryn Bigelow

The "Hurt Locker" and "Zero Dark Thirty" director helmed her first award nominated film (and third overall) "Near Dark" at the age of 36.

See? Jake is in good company.

Adult Beginners is out now in theaters and On Demand!


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