Before They Were Famous in the Nineties (and now), in the Eighties They Were..., Actors First Names Beginning with V
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.
This page currently edited by: IndyGent. Past editor: Banasy
Did "Top Secret", a cheesy movie made by the "Airplane!" creators, except it spoofed war AND Elvis movies at the same time. Also did "Real Genius", a funny movie about a smart-mouthed College student who builds lasers.
He played Madmartigan in "Willow"
Played Iceman in "Top Gun".
Was a "Price is Right" contestant circa 1980.
Before playing the vowel shower on the TV game show "Wheel of Fortune", she appeared in the 1981 horror film "Graduation Day".
Had a miniscule part in "Witness"; look for him in the scene where Harrison Ford beats up the local punks who harrass him and other Amish. Viggo is one of the Amish sitting in the back of a wagon.
Quarterback in "Rudy".
Before gaining fame in "Law & Order: Criminal Intent", this guy had a noteworthy '80s film career, from playing Private Pyle in Stanley Kubrick's "Full Metal Jacket" to playing the pizza delivery guy in "Adventures In Babysitting".
Dawson the mechanic/Thor in "Adventures in Babysitting".
In "Modern Girls" with Cindy Gibb and Daphne Zuniga.
She was the beautiful girl in Electric Dreams (1984).
Vivica A. Fox
Appeared on a short lived soap opera called "Generations". She played the daughter of Richard Roundtree who was on the run from the law. She was Kristoff St. John's girlfriend that show ran from 1989-90. Then she was Patti LaBelle's daughter on "Out All Night" in 1991-92 with Duane Martin and Morris Chestnut.
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