We all know and easy to meet images of million-famous actors on screen or in a blockbuster; they are God gifted for the entertainment industry as involved in hundreds of film projects; the results, after all, are considered masterpieces to open up the film eras.
One thing is clear: we get used to professional images as they are today when all of them are not only successful but also have good appearances. So, have you ever wondered what your favorite actors and actresses looked like back in the days they started involved in acting? It’s hard to picture all of them with looks not glorious and as normal as we are today. However, many celebrities still got their first steps in the entertainment film industry with small, or If not say, unrecognizable roles.
Therefore, in this article, we have drawn a picture clearer by looking at the early days of the top 10 famous actors and stresses, uncovering just how remarkably different they looked in their very first on-screen appearances. We make sure these will make you baffle and adore them more.
#1 Jamie Lee Curtis – Operation Petticoat (1977 – 1979)
Standing in the first line is Jamie Lee Curtis. She got her very first role in a horror and creepy film and gained acknowledgment as a ‘Scream Queen’ right after completing the first performance, bringing home countless awards. During over 50 years of acting, her work of art continued to dominate the film era and made her exquisite style rule social media.
#2 Pedro Pascal – Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1999)
The greatest actor who has contributed a big part to the entertainment industry, Pedro Pascal, has made his name always stand out and get the master skill at acting under his belt that fans give name called ‘Internet Daddy’ over his acting career. Pascal has been a consistent presence in front of the camera ever since 1999, despite the fact that he only recently gained internet stardom. In the early stages of his career, he appeared in an unimportant part of the cult classic television show Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
#3 Colin Farrell – Ballykissangel (1998)
After luckily catching his first opportunity in acting just is by playing a small role in the BBC- Produced television series in 1998 and seized many compliments for his ability to act, he grasped his first major role in the film Tigerland (depicted above) as the official performance in acting career. The Golden Globes are only one of many award shows that have honored him. But, he has reached a major milestone this year with his first nomination for Best Actor in the Academy Awards.
#4 Aubrey Plaza – an intern at NBC (2006 – 2008)
In her early ages, before officially becoming an actress, Aubrey Plaza tried multiple internships and worked at one of the most famous companies – NBC page. In 2004, she showed up in the very first time at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater.
Her ability to play straight makes her a well-known actor and producer. The White Lotus was nominated for both the Screen Actors Guild Award and the Golden Globe Award.
Compared to the first period time in her acting career, Aubrey is more and more getting sharp in making her skills unique and different styles, among others.
#5 Ryan Gosling – The Believer (2001)
Disney Channel’s Mickey Mouse Club made the Canadian kid actor famous. The Believer, his first film, launched his career in 2001. After finding a shirtless Ken doll in his backyard, Gosling decided to play Barbie. He and Eva Mendes are delighted parents of two daughters.
Look at the first time he started acting compared to now, it seems there are not many differences between the appearances. However, not many people imagine Ryan used to leave his head without hair to appear on Disney Channel’s Mickey Mouse Club
#6 Anne Hathaway – The Princess Diaries (2001)
For everyone who is in 90s must be forget a Hollywood princess at that time as lving in the first role in the movie ‘The Princess Diaries in 2001. As we know, even now turning over 40s, Anne Hathaway is still well-known as one of the most attractive actress in the world. Yet, looking back in the days when she just a young girl, everyone have to admit that the flawless beauty of Anne was priceless.
#7 Penn Badgley – What I Like About You (2001 – 2006)
If we say, Penn Badgley was a handsome and gentle boy when portraying Dan Humphrey in Gossip Girl and Joe in Netflix’s You. Over the years, he has become one of the best actors with extensive experience and mastered skills in acting roles, contributing to many dominant performances so far. Before playing lovely but damaged characters, Badgley had modest roles on Will & Grace and What I Like About You as a child actor.
#8 Michelle Yeoh – Yes, Madam! (1985)
Michelle Yeoh made history by being the first Asian actress to win the Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actress and was nominated for the Academy Award, which she did not win. She also won a Golden Globe. Her career start in 1985 is not well-known to many.
#9 Brendan Fraser – Encino Man (1992)
Brendan Fraser rose to fame with the comedy Encino Man (shown in the photo). He left Hollywood following a stunt involving many injuries and surgeries, which forced him to take a long break from his acting career. The Whale, released in 2022, earned him his first Best Actor Oscar.
#10 Julia Roberts – City of Angels (2000)
In her early years as an actress, Julia Roberts built an impressive background while her parents worked as horse trainers. She discovered her passion for acting in high school and took on her first play in a medical drama. Over the years, she has earned multiple awards.
Even though these A-list actors and actresses appear immaculate and attractive on the red carpet, each one of them had to start somewhere. Although their early on-screen roles may have been brief or unremarkable, these steppingstones helped them get to where they are now. Looking back at their professional beginnings and observing how far they have come is always fascinating.