Breakout Stars of the Year

They stood out from the pack in '05. We can't wait to see what happens next ...

  • TERRENCE HOWARD  photo | Terrence Howard

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Updated: Tuesday Dec 27, 2005 | 06:00 AM EST

TERRENCE HOWARD

The overnight sensation, who had five films in '05, says he "became an actor this year, part of the craft." The Academy may agree: He already has Oscar buzz for his performances in Crash and Hustle & Flow.