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Backstage's Second Annual Backstage 30 Issue is This Week!

Backstage's Second Annual Backstage 30 Issue is This Week!
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Backstage's Second Annual Backstage 30 issue is this week, featuring 30 actors on the cusp of a career breakthrough. Check out a sneak peek from the issue below!

The First 30

A year after Backstage compiled our original 30 actors on the verge of stardom, we checked in on a handful of them to see where they are now!

Lauren Blumenfeld
A few months after making our list, Blumenfeld made her Broadway debut in the smash hit comedy “The Assembled Parties” as Judith Light’s daughter.

Brett Dalton
Dalton can be seen on ABC’s “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” as Agent Grant Ward.

Aaron Costa Ganis
Ganis is featured in the most recent “Grand Theft Auto” and the Web series “Understudies,” having completed a well-reviewed run in “The Lion in Winter” at the Berkshire Theatre Festival.

Natalie Martinez
Martinez plays Sheriff Linda on CBS’ hit summer series “Under the Dome,” set to return for a second season in 2014.

Thomas Middleditch
Catch Middleditch as one of the stars on Mike Judge’s upcoming HBO comedy “Silicon Valley.”

Britne Oldford
Oldford went from a choice supporting role on “American Horror Story: Asylum” to one of the leads on ABC Family’s hit series “Ravenswood.”

Jemima Rooper
Rooper can be seen on BBC America’s new series “Atlantis” starting Nov. 23.

Karine Vanasse
Ranked No. 1 last year, Vanasse landed a juicy supporting gig on ABC’s addictive soap “Revenge.”

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