From the Background to the Spotlight: Actors Who Got Their Start as Extras

Many aspiring actors dream being discovered at a young age by a big-name Hollywood executive and becoming an instant star. However, for most actors, the path to fame is hard work. Even some of the biggest names in Hollywood paid their dues as extras and in bit parts before working their way to the top. Here are just a few famous actors who made the journey from extras to movie stars.  Long before they were A-list Hollywood stars, childhood friends – and renowned baseball fans – Ben Affleck and Matt Damon appeared as extras in Kevin Costner’s 1986 Field of… read more