Before They Were Famous in the Nineties (and now), in the Eighties They Were..., Actors First Names Beginning with H
This is a list of actors from the little and big screen, and the small
roles they had before their big break. I'm not looking for
what a particular actor did outside of acting, I'm looking more for bit
roles and TV commercials. I think you could just write down waiter for
almost any actor if you really wanted to if that were the case.
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Halle played Emily Watson, a model and medical student on the "Who's The Boss?" spinoff "Living Dolls".
Before appearing in films like "Hollywood Homicide", Harrison Ford was known for playing the role of Indiana Jones, and Han Solo in the Star Wars trilogy. He also appeared in the seventies teen comedy film American Graffiti.
Ford's voice can be heard in the biology class scene in the movie ET. His wife at the time wrote the screenplay. He's the teacher that say's "the frogs won't feel a thing."
She played the coach's daughter in "Remember the Titans" before playing Ally McBeal's daughter.
Was in a movie called "Shout" with John Travolta and Linda Fiorentino.
She was in the movie "License To Drive" with Cory Haim and Cory Feldman. She played Mercedes, who went on a date with Cory Haim.
Played Mercedes in the Corey Haim / Corey Feldman movie "license to drive." She spends most of the movie passed out, but is one of the most important characters.,
Heather Locklear played Drew Barrymore's mother in "Firestarter".
Played a uniformed cop in 'TJ Hooker' alongside William Shatner. Also played Sammi Jo, Krystle's white-trash niece in 'Dynasty'.
She played the title role in the made-for-TV movie "The Miracle of Kathy Miller", where she was hit by a car, handicapped and at the end, ran a marathon with a leg that was dragging. Was a great 80's movie.
Played the wife of David Caruso in the Nicholas Cage film movie "Kiss Of Death". She was run over by a speeding truck as she was pulling her car out of her driveway.
"Girls Just Want to Have Fun"
Appeared in many ABC Afterschool Specials including "Angeldusted", where she jumps out of a third floor classroom and dies after taking PCP.
Played a young girl who loved horses in an episode of "Highway to Heaven".
played an unwed pregnant girl on "Gimme a Break" in 1982.
Played Mark Harmon's younger sister in the movie "Stealing Home"
Starred opposite Sarah Jessica Parker as her punky friend in the 80's film "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun".
She played in the movie "Girls Just Want To Have Fun" as the best friend of Sarah Jessica Parker's character.
Played a pothead on "Facts of Life" for one episode when Blair brought Sue Ann to the "cool" girls room (Tumpy), where they are offered pot and Tootie interrupts them and gets a lesson on bongs!
She played a dying girl in "Highway to Heaven" in which she was forced to marry this rich guy, but she ran away with this ranch-hand who works for her.
Helen Hunt played Peggy Sue's daughter in the Francis Ford Coppola movie "Peggy Sue Got Married".
Helen Hunt played in St. Elsewhere in the mid-eighties. She played the girlfriend to a character called 'Boomer'. ,
She was in the TV biopic "Quarterback Princess".
In the 80's Helen starred in a movie with Matthew Broderick about training chimpanzees to fly planes. Helen helps a chimp named Virgil to escape. The movie was called "Project X".
A pre-teen Helen Hunt played a space princess in a later episode of the TV series "The Bionic Woman" who was pursued by two identical twin intergalactics who never spoke.
She played Peggy Sue's daughter, Beth in the movie "Peggy Sue Got Married" You can see her at the beginning of the movie and at the end.
Had the title role in the early-mid 80's movie "The Legend of Billy Jean" which also starred Yeardly Smith (voice of Lisa on the TV show the Simpsons)
She is in the movie "The Secret of My Success" with Michael J Fox.
Had a recurring role on "Growing Pains",
In the movie "Buffy, The Vampire Slayer" as Buffy's snobby back-stabber friend.
She played one of Buffy's close friends in the movie "Buffy, The Vampire Slayer".
She was the karate kid in "The Next Karate Kid". She was in a short lived TV show in the early nineties called "Camp Wilder". She played Carla a waitress at the Peach Pit for like 7 or 8 episodes on one of the last seasons of "Beverly Hills 90210".
He used to work in a cling film factory in High Wycombe.
Before he was a Backstreet Boy he was starring in '80's movies such as "Parenthood,' and the early 90's film, "Cop and a Half.",
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