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Sometimes people forget how hard it is for actors to become famous and well known for amazing movies. This list explores some of the first movies these famous actors have done and help shed light on where you have to start if you want to make it big!

1. Tom Hanks

We all know some of Tom Hank's better know movies such as Big, Saving Private Ryan, The Green Mile, and the list could go on and on. Tom Hanks' first big role was in a horror movie called He Knows You're Alone. This movie came out in 1980 and was about a bride that is about to get married, but she is being stalked by a serial killer. For help the bride to be turns to her ex- lover for help.

2. Tim Curry

This Gentlemen has been Everywhere. Tim Curry is well know for characters and of course his voice! Before his first film, Tim Curry played in several T.V. Shows, usually just showing up for one episode.

In the mini-series Napoleon and Love (1974), Mr. Curry gets a chance to play in a couple episodes as a character named Eugene. Kind of like Tudors, this show was about Napoleon's love life.

3. Johnny Depp

This one surprised me! Johnny Depp's first movie was Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) - no joke! He plays the kid Glen Lantz in this horror movie about Freddie Kruger. The man kills his victims in their dreams and the only way to stop him is to conquer your fears. Don't fall asleep!

4. Harrison Ford

Harrison Ford is Han Solo, Indiana Jones, and famous for other big movies like the Blade Runner, but who was he before them? His first uncredited Role in a movie was Bellhop Pager in Dead Heat on a Merry-Go-Round (1966). This movie is about a con-man trying to rob a L.A. Airport Bank, due to the presence of a Russian Premier.

5. Christian Bale

Before he was Batman or American Psycho, Christian Bale also did many other movies. His first role is when he was still a little kid. The movie was called Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna (1986).

6. Morgan Freeman

Morgan Freeman is so iconic, his voice could also be known as a character in itself. This man has done so much in his career to the point where he even played the role of God. Back in (1971) Morgan Freeman received his first credited role as Afro in Who says I Can't RIde a Rainbow!

7. Sandra Bullock

Sandra Bullock has been in quite a few movies a now, and after getting World's Most Beautiful Women award I wanted to see her start to fame. Her first movie was in a 1987 movie called Hangmen.

8. Betty White

Betty White is still a sassy little gal, but I never knew her roots. My brother is a huge fan of her and I know he would appreciate this one. Betty White's first movie was actually a short film back in 1945 about some sailors dreaming. The short was called Time to Kill.

I could not find a poster for this movie! Just too old I guess....

9. Jennifer Aniston

Jennifer Aniston is probably best known as Rachel from Friends nowadays, but before that she played on a T.V. Show called Molloy (1990) as Courtney Walker.

10. Gerard Butler

This guy stormed onto the scene with many movies! Gerard Butler is well known for his roles in 300, Law Abiding Citizen, Phantom of the Opera, and many more. His first role on the big screen was Mrs. Brown (1997). In this movie he played a Character named Archie Brown.

This is a list of a few actors that I wanted to check out and see where they came from. It was interesting to look up, and even harder to find pictures of them. I hoped you enjoyed this brief look!


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