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TheWickerFan
06-29-2010, 05:20 AM
These are actors that went on to make it big who had roles in horror films early in their careers:

Johnny Depp (Nightmare On Elm Street - 1984)
Brad Pitt (Cutting Class - 1989)
Jack Nicholson (Little Shop Of Horrors - 1960)
Clint Eastwood (Revenge Of The Creature - 1955)
John Travolta (Carrie - 1976)
Meg Ryan (Amityville 3-D - 1983)
Demi Moore (Parasite - 1982)
Jennifer Connelly (Phenomena - 1985)

There must be tons of others. Who did I miss?

newb
06-29-2010, 06:29 AM
Jennifer Aniston -- Leprechaun [1993]

Jason Alexander--The Burning [1981]

Steve McQueen--The Blob [1958]

TheWickerFan
06-29-2010, 08:18 AM
Jennifer Aniston -- Leprechaun [1993]

Jason Alexander--The Burning [1981]

Steve McQueen--The Blob [1958]

I LOVED Steve McQueen in The Blob!

Didn't know about the others. Jason Alexander with hair!http://www.horrorphile.net/images/the-burning-jason-alexander-and-fisher-stevens1.jpg

neverending
06-29-2010, 08:25 AM
Holly Hunter was also in The Burning.

TheWickerFan
06-29-2010, 08:44 AM
Holly Hunter was also in The Burning.

Never would have recognized her.http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_aY8_c0etO6k/Saw_e44pZaI/AAAAAAAAAcI/YwDvVooG0EI/s320/burning03.jpg

newb
06-29-2010, 08:53 AM
Never would have recognized her.http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_aY8_c0etO6k/Saw_e44pZaI/AAAAAAAAAcI/YwDvVooG0EI/s320/burning03.jpg

that's not her

_____V_____
06-29-2010, 08:53 AM
Leonardo DiCaprio in Critters 3

George Clooney in Return to Horror High & Return of the Killer Tomatoes

Laurence Fishburne in NOES 3

Ben Affleck in Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Tom Hanks in He Knows You're Alone

Viggo Mortensen in Leatherface: TCM III

Brooke Shields in Alice Sweet Alice

Eva Mendes in Children of the Corn V

Sharon Stone in Deadly Blessing


...bet I am missing plenty more.

_____V_____
06-29-2010, 09:05 AM
These are actors that went on to make it big who had roles in horror films early in their careers:

Clint Eastwood (Revenge Of The Creature - 1955)

Clint Eastwood was also in a brief role as a pilot in Tarantula.

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_qeg1OcClj7U/SJ7LqoP0NJI/AAAAAAAAARk/6st7CV8sdPU/s400/tar7.jpg

http://www.thingsinmovies.com/wp-content/uploads/tarantula-clint-eastwood.jpg

newb
06-29-2010, 09:13 AM
John Ritter--The Other [1972]

newb
06-29-2010, 09:51 AM
James Arness--The Thing From Another World [1951]

TheWickerFan
06-29-2010, 10:08 AM
that's not her

That would explain why I didn't recognize her.

TheWickerFan
06-29-2010, 10:13 AM
Wow, there are a lot!!http://www.x-entertainment.com/articles/0855/ohleo.jpghttp://www.best-horror-movies.com/image-files/alice-sweet-alice-brooke-shields.jpg

Ferox13
06-29-2010, 10:49 AM
John Travolta - The Devils Rain - CArrie

TCM 4 - Matthew McConaughey +Renee Zellywhatshername

JEnnifer Aniston - Leprechaun

Kevin Bacon - Friday the 13th

Jack Nicholson - The Terror/Little Shop of Horrors and various other AIP films.

Billy Bob Thornton - Chopper chicks in Zombie town

Sharon Stone - Deadly Blesssing

neverending
06-29-2010, 10:57 AM
John Travolta - The Devils Rain - CArrie

TCM 4 - Matthew McConaughey +Renee Zellywhatshername

JEnnifer Aniston - Leprechaun

Kevin Bacon - Friday the 13th

Jack Nicholson - The Terror/Little Shop of Horrors and various other AIP films.

Billy Bob Thornton - Chopper chicks in Zombie town

Sharon Stone - Deadly Blesssing

Read the thread. :rolleyes:

Half your list is already mentioned.

Ferox13
06-29-2010, 10:58 AM
Angela Lansbury in The Picture of Dorian Gray (the 40's version) - Theres prolly lots of older ones I'm forgetting..

Corey Feldman - Friday the 13th 4 + 5

Larry Fishburne - Death Wish 2

Jeff Goldbloom - Deathwish

Ving Rhames - people under the stairs..

Viggo Mortensen - Prison


--- Sorry I did repeat a few - my readin' skill aren't what they were.

TheWickerFan
06-29-2010, 11:20 AM
Great picks.http://i44.tinypic.com/30w2zom.jpghttp://www.dvdbeaver.com/film2/DVDReviews29/a%20pictute%20of%20dorian%20gray/a%20LE_PORTRAIT_DE_DORIAN_GRAY-7.jpg

_____V_____
06-29-2010, 12:26 PM
Larry Fishburne - Death Wish 2

Jeff Goldbloom - Deathwish.

Horror roles?

Ferox13
06-29-2010, 12:39 PM
Horror roles?

I was including exploitation films.

KryLon
06-30-2010, 04:58 AM
Ha, cool list! I would have never guessed some of those.
Only one I might add is Michael Landon (Bonanza,Little House on the Prairie) as the featured role in " I Was a Teenage Werewolf".
~M~

itsneverover
06-30-2010, 06:25 AM
Meg Ryan has been acting since a child, & Amityville 3-D was a flop...
She used to do educational flicks for schools lol

TheWickerFan
06-30-2010, 08:47 AM
http://www.stomptokyo.com/img-m3/amity3-b.jpghttp://www.incredibletvandmovies.com/landonbissell2.jpeg:cool: