WATCH > 25 Actors Before They Were Famous: Who's the Cheesiest of Them All?

Fun 2011/08/17 11:00:00
Super retro videos like this don't come along too often, so when they do we don't like to pass them up.

If you ever wondered what your favorite A-list actor was doing far before they charmed the pants off of America and made it big in Hollywood, feast your eyes on this. Covering 25 hot actors in just three minutes, the footage goes through all those super-embarrassing wish-you-could-forget performances any thesbian would do a facepalm over.

From Jennifer Aniston being caressed by a leprechaun to baby Ryan Gosling saying something adorable for two seconds on the screen, you're going to want to invest a couple minutes in this.

And then let us know -- who of these 25 actors had the cheesiest performance of all?

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  • USV 2011/08/17 11:52:19 (edited)
    They all stank but Sarah Jessica Parker gets my vote :)
    " When I'm stuck in a day that's grey, and lonely, I just stick out my chin and Grin." xD
    jessica parker vote stuck grey lonely stick chin grin Cheese  trophy jessica parker vote stuck grey lonely stick chin grin Sarah Jessica Parker big chin

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  • Rick Daniel 2011/09/03 04:04:12
    Rick Daniel
    Sean Connery
  • WF - Rumpelstiltskin -PWCM~JLA 2011/08/18 16:05:39
    WF - Rumpelstiltskin -PWCM~JLA
    Most of these actor and actress had careers before the post video on You Tube.

    Jim Carrey was a writer and screen person in 1980 - The All Night Show
    Denzel Washington was a mugger in Death Wish in 1974
    Daniel Criag star in The Power of One in 1992
    Keanu Reeve star in a very short TV series - Hang'In in 1984
    Nicole Kidman stared in Chase Though the Night before BMX Bandits in 1983
    Seth Rogan had a show called Freak and Greek in 1999
    Courtney Cox was found on As the World Turns in 1984
    Jennifer Aniston was on Mac and Me in 1988
    Jack Nicholson stared in Matinee Theatre in 1956
    Joseph Gordon-Levitt stared in Stranger on my land in 1988
    Jack Black was on The Fall Guy in 1984
    Sarah Jessica Parker was on The Little Match Girl in 1974
    Steve Buscemi stared in Tommy's in 1985
    Jackie Chan stared in Big and Little Wong Tin Bar in 1962
    Ben Stiller was on Kate and Allie in 1986
    Sean Connery stared in Let's Make Up in 1954
  • John 2011/08/18 14:56:13
    Nicole Kidman was hot!!.
  • B 2011/08/18 14:13:36
    Probably Jennifer Aniston bc of the cheesy line or Natalie Portman for being in such a cheesy movie lol
  • ~IMHO~ 2011/08/18 14:03:26
  • iamthemob ~ the 444th Guru ~ 2011/08/18 13:43:32
    iamthemob ~ the 444th Guru ~
    Jackie Chan in "Snake in the Eagle's Shadow."

    That's way, way, WAY to homoerotic not to mention.

    jackie chan snake eagles shadow homoerotic mention
  • Ego Death 2011/08/18 13:42:36 (edited)
    Ego Death
    Jim Carrey was always a funny guy but it wasn't until mainstream Hollywood took him seriously that he gained free rein to pursue his comedic and character actor genius.

    Poor that Seth Rogen has regurgitated the same character for the last 15 years.

    Seth Rogen's candid audition for Freeks And Geeks (Notice how long he developed Pineapple Express For).

    Sean Connery has always been awesome

  • Nudenz 2011/08/18 11:54:35
    That was 'neat'. Oh! To be young again? Maybe not.
  • ConservativeThinker 2011/08/18 11:41:14
    Wow. Awesome. Jack Black looked pretty cool back then.
  • C. C. Rider 2011/08/18 10:56:13
    C. C. Rider
    Jim Carry.. he made a mint off the cheese!!! jim carry mint cheese jim carrey
  • Cheeko 2011/08/18 06:52:56
    well Keanu Reeves&Jim; Carrey Seems about the same. Jack black is the Cheesiest. and are u series about the ben stiller one?OMG sean Connery Singing. thank you for whoever made and found this.
  • Shawna 2011/08/18 06:12:15
    The word is "thespian". Unless you are a female actor who only has sex with other female actors. Then you are a thesbian.
  • Nudenz Shawna 2011/08/18 11:56:30
    I'm glad you picked it up. I was about to say the same thing.
  • Shawna Nudenz 2011/08/18 14:41:26
    LOL-it jumped up and smacked me!
  • Rachell Dugan 2011/08/18 05:08:56
    Rachell Dugan
    Hey what about simon baker He was knowen as Denny in australia lol
    hey simon baker knowen denny australia lol simon baker young
  • Jessakash 2011/08/18 04:22:51
    we all looked different 20 some years ago lol
  • Myst 2011/08/18 03:50:04
    The cheese goes to Arnold...and taking his shirt off. cheese arnold shirt Disgusting
  • Christine 2011/08/18 03:29:39
    lol Daniel Craig's haircut xD
  • Gloria 2011/08/18 00:41:51
    Jim Carrey.
  • Aes Sedai 2011/08/18 00:37:15
    Aes Sedai
  • Prometheus~phaet~ 2011/08/17 23:52:02
  • Denisse 2011/08/17 23:49:59
  • Anna E 2011/08/17 23:42:50 (edited)
    Anna E
    What's a thesbian? A lesbian thespian?

    Thes·pi·an   /ˈθɛspiən/ Show Spelled[thes-pee-uhn] adjective
    1. ( often lowercase ) pertaining to tragedy or to the dramatic art in general.
    2. of or characteristic of Thespis.
    3. of or pertaining to Thespiae.

    Some of the stuff I get a chuckle out of are
    Bob Hope, he used be a boxer
    Brad Pitt, used to wear a chicken costume for a fast food restaurant
    Rod Stewart, used to dig graves
    Sean Connery, milkman
    Ray Romano, bank teller
    Hugh Jackman, clown
    Danny DeVito, hair stylist (that one's really good lmao)
    Kanye West, clerk at The Gap
    Mathew McConaughey, cleaned chicken coops
    Jim Carrey, janitor
  • Jess Dollface 2011/08/17 23:27:55
    Jess Dollface
    Natalie Portman. Poor girl..
    Sarah Jessica Parker:: corny
    Angeline Jolie:: so cute!
    Scarlett Johansson:: That was adorable too.
  • Kurbdog 2011/08/17 23:19:16
    Jim has ALWAYS been a friggin nutcase .............thank god!
  • WF - Ru... Kurbdog 2011/08/18 16:12:58
    WF - Rumpelstiltskin -PWCM~JLA
    The problem with this clip. It is not from SNL but it is from In Living Color. You know the Fox Series that had Jennifer Lopez as a Fly Girl.
    snl living color fox series jennifer lopez fly girl In Livin Color
  • Kurbdog WF - Ru... 2011/08/18 20:30:24
    I loved in living color!
  • Z-Wolf 2011/08/17 22:46:12
    Think about it...that's before they mattered!
  • LenaBee(:♥ 2011/08/17 22:35:00
    oh how i love jim carrey xD
    but joseph gordon-levitt is sooooo adorable! haha

    love jim carrey xd joseph gordon-levitt sooooo adorable haha joseph gordon levitt
  • goalie10 2011/08/17 21:17:32
    Denzel Washington he was in my favorite movie. Remember the titans
  • fuzzy Ken "In G*d We Trust" 2011/08/17 20:42:17
    fuzzy Ken "In G*d We Trust"
    Here's more:
    Sylvester Stallone "Party at Kitty and Studs" (1970)

    George Clooney "Return of the Killer Tomatoes" (1988)
  • Maleficent 2011/08/17 20:09:35
    whoa! jack black was small once? lol anyways i would say the last one is cheesy.
  • T. Roll 2011/08/17 20:04:31
    T. Roll
    I could watch Natalie Portman checking her right breast over and over again.
    Wait. I just did.

    watch natalie portman checking breast wait
  • ed 2011/08/17 19:41:32
    Cheese? Those were adorable! The only one I would question was that Natalie Portman clip, I hope she was legal...
  • Balladeer-PWCM-POTL 2011/08/17 18:57:11
    JACK BLACK...like Adam sandler, Ben Stiller and others is about as funny and as entertaining as being stuck by a slow freight train....a shame you concentrated on nicholson in a converted version of Little Shop of horrors may i reccomend 'The Raven' where you see Nicholson play a role reminiscent of Frankie Avalon only without the singing
  • mae 2011/08/17 18:42:16
    Those clips of Jack Black and Jim Carrey were pretty cheesy too.
  • Locke 2011/08/17 18:30:21
    Jennifer Aniston doesn't age, but yet gets sexier every year. She is the reason age IS sexy!
  • EastIndianFemme 2011/08/17 18:10:15
    Nice video....the only ones I didn't recognize were Sarah, Jake and Daniel [due to their weird hairstyles back then]
  • kcalle 2011/08/17 18:08:44
    haha wow they are all pretty cheesy... but jim carrey and jake gyllenhaal both get my vote! oh and sean connery...wth...
  • qt8625 2011/08/17 17:38:50 (edited)
    Has to be Arnold

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