Before bagging some crazily incredible roles, these famous celebrities appeared in small roles in shows and movies. And if you’ve been wondering about the same; you’re at the right place. It always amazes me all the miles actors have traveled to be where they are today. Take a look at these celebrities with roles from before they were famous.
1. The mighty superhero, Black Widow, played by Scarlett Johansson, was in Home Alone 3. She played the role of Alex’s sister.
2. Our beloved actor and Oscar winner Leonardo DiCaprio started off as an extra in Roseanne. However, his performances in Titanic and The Revenant are unforgettable.
3. Did you notice La La Land star Ryan Gosling in an episode of Goosebumps in 1996?
4. There wouldn’t be anyone who didn’t have a crush on Kaley Cuoco, along with Leonard, on Big Bang Theory. Before becoming the famous “Penny”, we saw her in a Disney channel movie called Alley Cats Strike.
5. Ben Affleck, aka Batman, appeared as a basketball player in Buffy The Vampire Slayer in 1992.
6. Jennifer Lawrence, who played Katniss Everdeen from The Hunger Games trilogy, also played a role of a school mascot in an episode of Monk.
7. Dianna Argon, who played Quinn Fabray in Glee, first took the role of a girl who could fit her fist in her mouth in Drake and Josh.
8. Amy Adams’s first acting job was in an episode of Charmed. The pretty and courageous Lois Lane from the DC universe is now a household name.
9. The strongest among the Fantastic Four, the Invisible Woman, aka Sue Storm, played by Jessica Alba, played the role of a bully in The Secret World of Alex Mack.
10. One of the nerds from The Big Bang Theory, Howard Wolowitz, played the role of one more nerd in A Cinderella Story.
11. MCU’s War Machine, played by Don Cheadle, also played a role for one episode in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.
12. Laurence Fishburne lied about his age to get the first acting job, which was of a soldier in Apocalypse Now.
13. One of the beloved characters from FRIENDS, Janice, played by Maggie Wheeler, played the role of a camp counselor in The Parent Trap.
14. Leonard from Big Bang Theory, played by Johnny Galecki, got his big break very early in his life. He played the role of a kid named Rusty in National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation.
These celebrities have come a long way and their struggle and dedication reflects from their performances. Do you know more celebrities and their roles from before they were famous? Tell us in the comments.