Who Started as a Background Actor?

Who Started as a Background Actor?

Did you know that these actors started as background actors?

Many of us question the validity of BACKGROUND WORK. 

To do…

Or NOT to do. 

At SPEAK L.A., we say, WHY NOT?!  

What do you have to lose? (Click HERE for more TIPS on BACKGROUND WORK.)

After all, did you know that the following actors got THEIR starts as BACKGROUND ACTORS? 

– Brad Pitt in 1987 in No Way Out.

– Sylvester Stallone in 1971 in Bananas.

– Renée Zellweger in 1993 in Dazed and Confused.

– Megan Fox in 2003 in Bad Boys 2.

– Ben Affleck and Matt Damon in 1989 in Field of Dreams.

– Bruce Willis in 1981 in The Verdict.

The following stars were background actors too:

Charlize Theron

Marilyn Monroe

James Dean

Arnold Schwerzenegger

Cuba Gooding Jr.

Kristen Stewart

William DeFoe

Jeff Goldblum

Daniel Day Lewis

Heath Ledger

George Clooney

There’s no shame, people.  

It’s an honest day’s work, and who knows what might happen. 

Upgrades occur on movie sets EVERY DAY! 

So, what do you have to lose?


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