8 Famous stars who worked as extras before becoming famous

Today they are icons of cinema and the heartthrob of fans worldwide, but yet none of these superstars of Hollywood mentioned here actually entered films in a big super debut. Believe it or not they actually started as extras. You’ll be surprised to know some of the mega famous names here actually climbed the ladder to success by struggling from the bottom of the ladder and that’s what’s most inspiring about them.

Here are 8 famous stars who worked as extras in Hollywood before they made their own mark on the golden screen. All of these roles were non descript fleeting appearances some of which didn’t not even get a credit.

1 Sylvester Stallone, Bananas

Sylvester Stallone is one of Hollywood’s big daddies of cinema giving us the Iconic movie Rocky which was chosen as an insertion for the US national film registry and was widely regarded as one of the greatest sports films ever made. It was written by Stallone who at the time was struggling to make his debut as a big time actor. Interestingly, before that Stallone was an extra for movies like woody Allen’s movie Bananas in 1971 and had an uncredited appearance in Jane Fonda’s movie Klute in the same year where he appeared as a disco dancer on the stage.

Sylvester Stallone

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