Celebrities have to get their foot in the door in showbiz one way or another, with many opting to star in commercials.
Check out these adorable Hollywood stars featured in ads before they found fame. Some are pretty embarrassing!
Let’s see which A-listers began their careers in commercial ads hawking products:
Brad starred as a total surfer dude in this Pringles ad, where he had the fever!
Joseph Gordon Levitt
Adorable Joseph Gordon-Levitt seems to be mature beyond his years even in this Kellogg’s Pop Tart commercial in 1991.
Long before his hit show “Breaking Bad”, Aaron starred in a funny Juicy Fruit commercial.
Comedian and actor Jack Black appeared in a video game commercial for Pitfall! in 1982. Who didn’t love Atari back in the day?
John Travolta got hot and soapy with two other guys in this ’70s Safeguard soap commercial.
Actor Morgan Freeman is a major actor these days, but at one point he starred in a Listerine mouthwash commercial.
Seth Green starred as a mall rat in these rad 1992 commercial for the Nerf Slingshot. Gotta love that 90s hair!
Ben starred in this commercial in 1989, which was one of his first acting gigs.
Long before Jason starred as George Costanza on “Seinfeld”, he starred in many commericals.
In the first, made in 1981, he stars in a Hershey’s kisses candy ad.
Here’s the actor dancing a little jig for McDonalds’ McDLT:
Leonardo DiCaprio worked on his acting skills long before he starred in “Titanic”. Here’s a very young DiCaprio in a Bubble Yum ad.
Here’s a 12-year-old Mila doing an ad for Lisa Frank, the colorful favorite of little girls everywhere for stickers, stationery, and toys.
Lindsay starred with Bill Cosby in this Jello ad, where she had the wiggles and jiggles.
Check out a very sexy Stanley Tucci in the Levis 501 jeans ad from the mid-eighties!
Steve Carell starred in a commercial for “cholesterol free” Brown’s Chicken in 1989, well before he landed his role on “The 40-year-old Virgin”.
Kristen starred in this Porsche 911 ad way before fame with “Twilight”.