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Stars who did commercials before they were famous

Some of these are hilarious - Bryan Cranston for Preparation H!

What are your favorites?

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by Anonymousreply 86January 14, 2022 4:30 AM

Revolta

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by Anonymousreply 1January 12, 2022 3:35 AM

Tom Selleck

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by Anonymousreply 2January 12, 2022 3:37 AM

Paul Rudd as a teenager. He looks like he's 35.

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by Anonymousreply 3January 12, 2022 4:07 AM

Farrah Fawcett AND Penny Marshall

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by Anonymousreply 4January 12, 2022 4:13 AM

Donna Mills for Folger's

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by Anonymousreply 5January 12, 2022 4:30 AM

Rachel Ward

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by Anonymousreply 6January 12, 2022 5:10 AM

Travolta stuck on Band-Aids

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by Anonymousreply 7January 12, 2022 6:34 AM

Bump

by Anonymousreply 8January 12, 2022 4:17 PM

'Cornflake Girl' Tori Amos for Kellogg's

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by Anonymousreply 9January 12, 2022 4:22 PM

Even funnier are some of the commercials stars made AFTER they were famous.

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by Anonymousreply 10January 12, 2022 4:26 PM

FLAVAH!

by Anonymousreply 11January 12, 2022 4:26 PM

Bryan Cranston's wig is the star of that Preparation H commercial.

by Anonymousreply 12January 12, 2022 4:56 PM

The Bacall commercial suggests she is actually in a play (having to make an 8 o'clock curtain). But is that how a star dresses to go to the theater to work?

by Anonymousreply 13January 12, 2022 5:11 PM

Mrs. Butterworth, I love you!

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by Anonymousreply 14January 12, 2022 6:13 PM

Dana Delany, 1983

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by Anonymousreply 15January 12, 2022 6:17 PM

This commercial landed her the audition for Facts of Life

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by Anonymousreply 16January 12, 2022 6:20 PM

We've got Tootie and Jo....did Blair do any commercials?

by Anonymousreply 17January 12, 2022 7:00 PM

Tina Fey

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by Anonymousreply 18January 12, 2022 8:03 PM

Courteney Cox for Tampax!

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by Anonymousreply 19January 12, 2022 8:05 PM

Stephen "Pedo" Collins for Folgers

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by Anonymousreply 20January 12, 2022 8:07 PM

John Goodman

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by Anonymousreply 21January 12, 2022 8:07 PM

Sharon Stone for Finesse

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by Anonymousreply 22January 12, 2022 8:08 PM

Jeff Daniels for Head and Shoulders

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by Anonymousreply 23January 12, 2022 8:09 PM

Faye's Thrill

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by Anonymousreply 24January 12, 2022 8:09 PM

DL fave Susan Dey for Cover Girl

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by Anonymousreply 25January 12, 2022 8:10 PM

Susan Dey. What a fat pig 🐖🐖

by Anonymousreply 26January 12, 2022 8:11 PM

Marcia, Marcia...Marcia

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by Anonymousreply 27January 12, 2022 8:13 PM

Angie Dickinson for Halo Shampoo

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by Anonymousreply 28January 12, 2022 8:15 PM

Carol Lynley for Halo Shampoo

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by Anonymousreply 29January 12, 2022 8:18 PM

Sarah Michelle Gellar, Elisabeth Shue and Lea Thompson for Burger King, back when everyone was white.

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by Anonymousreply 30January 12, 2022 8:18 PM

Andrew McCarthy and Elisabeth Shue

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by Anonymousreply 31January 12, 2022 8:20 PM

Meg Ryan for Aim Toothpaste

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by Anonymousreply 32January 12, 2022 8:21 PM

Diane Keaton for Hour After Hour deodorant.

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by Anonymousreply 33January 12, 2022 8:26 PM

Commercials may not be the most prestigious acting jobs, but they pay the bills. I've heard actors say they paid the rent for years from commercial residuals. Of course they have to ba national ones and run beyond a certain time.

by Anonymousreply 34January 12, 2022 8:29 PM

Jaleel White

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by Anonymousreply 35January 12, 2022 8:38 PM

R32 I'm stumped! Meg Ryan has repeatedly said she never wanted to be an actress!! It just fell into her lap! What on EARTH is she doing in a commercial?

by Anonymousreply 36January 12, 2022 8:40 PM
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by Anonymousreply 37January 12, 2022 8:40 PM

Eugene Roche (E. Ronald Mallu, Esq. to SOAP fans) was Ajax Dishwashing Liquid's pitchman in the 1970s

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by Anonymousreply 38January 12, 2022 9:00 PM

Tom and Farrah

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by Anonymousreply 39January 12, 2022 9:00 PM

Mark Hamill and Jan, Jan, Jan.

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by Anonymousreply 40January 12, 2022 9:03 PM

Matt LeBlanc in a Heinz ketchup advert (dubbed with a British accent) and a Coke commerical.

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by Anonymousreply 41January 12, 2022 9:49 PM

A young John Goodman could get it. 🤤

by Anonymousreply 42January 12, 2022 10:03 PM

Tom Selleck for Chaz

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by Anonymousreply 43January 12, 2022 10:32 PM

Rene Russo AND Janice Dickinson

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by Anonymousreply 44January 12, 2022 10:34 PM

Kim Basinger

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by Anonymousreply 45January 12, 2022 10:44 PM

John Goodman with fabulously 1981 hair

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by Anonymousreply 46January 13, 2022 1:21 AM

Goodman was cute before he chunked out

by Anonymousreply 47January 13, 2022 1:22 AM

With Megan Mullally for McDonald's

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by Anonymousreply 48January 13, 2022 1:25 AM

Andie MacDowell

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by Anonymousreply 49January 13, 2022 1:42 AM

Pattie Boyd

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by Anonymousreply 50January 13, 2022 1:54 AM

Robert De Niro

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by Anonymousreply 51January 13, 2022 1:58 AM

Andrea Martin

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by Anonymousreply 52January 13, 2022 2:27 AM

Dustin Hoffman

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by Anonymousreply 53January 13, 2022 2:28 AM

Buck would never appear in a commercial as "Happy Hotpoint"

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by Anonymousreply 54January 13, 2022 2:31 AM

Cheryl Ladd

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by Anonymousreply 55January 13, 2022 2:33 AM

Inger Stevens

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by Anonymousreply 56January 13, 2022 2:36 AM

Bette

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by Anonymousreply 57January 13, 2022 2:39 AM

Connie Sellecca, Cachet by Prince Matchabelli

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by Anonymousreply 58January 13, 2022 2:43 AM

Elijah Wood

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by Anonymousreply 59January 13, 2022 2:47 AM

Cybill Shepherd

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by Anonymousreply 60January 13, 2022 2:57 AM

R15 It also features the late actor Tom McBride from "Friday the 13th." He was so good looking in that movie. He died of Aids in '95 and documented his demise for a documentary. Sorry I don't remember the name of it.

by Anonymousreply 61January 13, 2022 2:58 AM

Michael J Fox

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by Anonymousreply 62January 13, 2022 3:38 AM

R27's Marcia Brady commercial was the longest minute of my goddamn life.

by Anonymousreply 63January 13, 2022 3:41 AM

There's more, r63!

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by Anonymousreply 64January 13, 2022 3:53 AM

Cameron Diaz

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by Anonymousreply 65January 13, 2022 4:12 AM

Just go to 6:00...

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by Anonymousreply 66January 13, 2022 4:22 AM

Tom Berenger

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by Anonymousreply 67January 13, 2022 4:36 AM

Sela Ward

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by Anonymousreply 68January 13, 2022 5:24 AM

Barbara Eden

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by Anonymousreply 69January 14, 2022 1:02 AM

Pam Dawber

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by Anonymousreply 70January 14, 2022 2:38 AM

Mark Harmon (with his dad, Tom Harmon)

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by Anonymousreply 71January 14, 2022 2:39 AM

Michelle Pfeiffer for Lux soap

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by Anonymousreply 72January 14, 2022 2:56 AM

Daniel J Travanti

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by Anonymousreply 73January 14, 2022 2:58 AM

A BRADY Bonanza

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by Anonymousreply 74January 14, 2022 3:06 AM

Another Brady

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by Anonymousreply 75January 14, 2022 3:08 AM

And another

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by Anonymousreply 76January 14, 2022 3:11 AM

And…

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by Anonymousreply 77January 14, 2022 3:14 AM

Julia Duffy

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by Anonymousreply 78January 14, 2022 4:08 AM

DL fave Joan Van Ark

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by Anonymousreply 79January 14, 2022 4:10 AM

Connie Selleca, Pat Klous, AND Shelley Hack

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by Anonymousreply 80January 14, 2022 4:12 AM

Ted Danson for Encore Coffee

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by Anonymousreply 81January 14, 2022 4:14 AM

Shelly Long

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by Anonymousreply 82January 14, 2022 4:14 AM

Sean Young for Nuance

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by Anonymousreply 83January 14, 2022 4:16 AM

Parker Stevenson for Right Guard (1971)

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by Anonymousreply 84January 14, 2022 4:17 AM

Stevenson again

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by Anonymousreply 85January 14, 2022 4:18 AM

Tanya Roberts, before she died twice

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by Anonymousreply 86January 14, 2022 4:30 AM
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