Famous actors and their small roles at the very beginning of their careers (18 photos)

25 February 2024

Today the whole world knows these actors. But everyone started somewhere. Their first roles were so tiny that some were not even listed in the credits. But, as they say, there are no small roles! After all, each of them was a step on the path to success. Let's take a look at famous actors and actresses at the very beginning of their careers.

Jeff Goldblum in Death Wish (1974)

Antony Starr in the second season of Xena: Warrior Princess (1996)

The actor became famous for his role as Homelander in the TV series The Boys.

Michael Fassbender in the mini-series Band of Brothers (2001)

Christoph Waltz in the German TV movie "The Mysterious Stranger" (1982)

Anthony Mackie made his film debut in 8 Mile (2002)

The actor is best known for his role as Falcon in Marvel's Avengers.

Mark Hamill in the first season of the sitcom The Partridge Family (1971)

There are still 6 years left until the release of Star Wars.

Jim Carrey in Game of Death (1988)

This is the fifth and final film in the Dirty Harry series starring Clint Eastwood. Young Liam Neeson and Patricia Clarkson also starred here.

Bryan Cranston in the TV series Airwolf (1986)

On the set of the series, Cranston met actress Robin Dearden, whom he has been married to since 1989 to this day.

Octavia Spencer in the background in Drag Me to Hell (2009)

Then she was an extra actress. And three years later she received an Oscar.

Rainn Wilson and his film debut in the film Galaxy Quest (1999)

The actor is known for his role in the TV series The Office.

Sam Rockwell in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)

Harrison Ford in Deadly Heat on the Carousel (1966)

The actor's role is so small that he was not even listed in the credits.

Adam Sandler in The Cosby Show in the late 1980s

Lady Gaga in the third season of The Sopranos (2001)

Here she is only 15 years old.

Steve Buscemi in Miami Vice (1986)

Pedro Pascal in the fourth season of Buffy the Vampire Slayer

John Goodman as a cop in the horror film "K.G.P.O." (1984)

The full title of the film is “Dungeon Cannibal Humanoids.”

Dolph Lundgren makes his film debut in A View to a Kill (1985)

In this James Bond film, he played a KGB agent.

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