Krista Miranda

By Krista Miranda

LifeBuzz Staff

26 Famous Actors You Never Knew Were In These Popular Classics.

#6. Kristen Stewart

Before she was an obsessed teenager in the movie Twilight, Kristen Stewart showed her love for an entirely different kind of man. At just 16 years old, Stewart's character, Tracy, fell for Emile Hirsch's character, Chris McCandless, in the 2007 film, Into the Wild. Before his passing at the end of the movie, Chris and Tracy become close friends as he travels around the country searching for his purpose.

 Kristen Stewart

Into the Wild

#7. Seth Rogan

Funny man, Seth Rogan, will be immortalized by his hilarious roles in films such as Pineapple Express, Knocked Up, and Neighbors, but Rogan hasn't always been the comedian we know today. In fact, Rogan's debut role was in the dramatic movie, Donnie Darko. Even though Rogan plays a bully in this cult classic, he was able to show his redeeming qualities later in life once he started making people laugh.

Seth Rogan

Donnie Darko

#8. Eva Mendes

Before she played Will Smith's counterpart in the movie, Hitch, Eva Mendes played a much smaller role in an even bigger movie. In 2001, Eva Mendes stood by Denzel Washington's side in the movie, Training Day. In the movie, Mendes played the girlfriend of Washington, who won an Oscar award for Best Actor for his role as a cop who had questionable methods of getting the job done.

Eva Mendes

Training Day

#9. Vanessa Hudgens

You may recognize Vanessa Hudgens from her role as Gabriella Montez in the High School Musical series, but her acting career started long before she started singing on the Disney Channel. In 2003, Hudgens played the role of the nerdy ex-best friend of a girl gone bad in Thirteen. Who would have thought that Miss Teenage pop star started out as a lonely science nerd?

Vanessa Hudgens


#10. Abigail Breslin

Now known for her Oscar-nominated performance in the movie, Little Miss Sunshine, Abigail Breslin could be seen on the big screen way before she was dancing to inappropriate music in front of the judges. In the 2002 movie, Signs, Breslin played the role as Mel Gibson's daughter, Bo Hess.

 Abigail Breslin


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