Celebrities who were on tv before they were famousSome now famous starlets and (and even some singers) played small roles, even some had a little bit of a character arc, on your old favorite 80’s, 90’s and even 00’s shows! From kids shows like “Barney & Friends” to the juice teen drama “The OC” these stars were everywhere until they hit their breakout roles. Did you recognize them when you were watching these throwbacks? Or were they too young and innocent to notice? Well, that’s what this list is for! So check out these celebrities who were on TV before they were famous.
Hayden Christensen’s career path is pretty similar to Ryan Gosling’s — at least in the beginning. He got his start on shows like “Are You Afraid of the Dark?” and “Goosebumps.” Unlike Gosling, he didn’t jump on the Mickey Mouse train and instead took the “Higher Ground” — yeah that’s the name of the first show he was a regular on!