It seems that a lot of successful actors have no formal training. How do they get agents? How do they get hired?

For example, here is a partial list of famous actors with no formal training. Sir Sean Connery (Never attended college), Julie Andrews (Chose not to attend college), Michael Caine (Dropped out of high school), Michael J. Fox (Never attended college), Halle Berry (Briefly attended community college), Leonardo... show more For example, here is a partial list of famous actors with no formal training.
Sir Sean Connery (Never attended college), Julie Andrews (Chose not to attend college), Michael Caine (Dropped out of high school), Michael J. Fox (Never attended college), Halle Berry (Briefly attended community college), Leonardo DiCaprio (Never attended college), Charlie Chaplin (Dropped out of elementary school), Tom Cruise (Never attended college), Marylin Monroe (Never attended college),
Johnny Depp (Never attended college), Clark Gable (Never attended college), Sally Field (Never attended college), James Dean (Never attended college), Whoopie Goldberg (Never attended college), John Travolta (Never attended college), Jim Carrey (Never attended college), Joe Pesci (Never attended college), Hilary Swank (Never attended college), Kevin Bacon (High school dropout), Drew Barrymore (Never graduated college), Al Pacino (Never graduated college), Keira Knightly (Never attended college),
Dennis Hopper (Never attended college), Christina Applegate (Never attended college), Robert Downey Jr. (Never attended college), Quetin Tarantino (Never attended college), Cameron Diaz (Never attended college), Humphrey Bogart (Flunked out of prep school), Diane Keaton (Never attended college), Ben Affleck (Dropped out of college), Clint Eastwood (Never graduated college),
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