8 Stars You Didn’t Know Worked At Disney Parks

Some celebrities worked in fast food before they were famous, but these 8 stars were Disney employees before they made it big!

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Robin Williams
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You might think the late Robin Williams first foray into the world of Disney was when he voiced Genie in Aladdin, but you'd be wrong. Way before that, before he was famous and world-renown, he was just trying to make is as a tour guide on the Jungle Cruise at Disneyland in Anaheim, California. He worked his stand-up magic on unsuspecting Disney guests and we bet they loved it.
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Steve Martin
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Steve Martin's first job was at Disneyland! Back in 1955, when he was only 10-years-old (child labor laws, psh!), he sold guidebooks on the weekends. After doing that for a few years, he took a paying job in the Magic Shop in Fantasyland and found a love for magic!
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Taye Diggs
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Before Stella Got Her Groove Back, Taye Diggs was getting his groove on at Tokyo Disneyland . In 1995, he performed as a dancer in Sebastian's Caribbean Carnival.
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Kevin Costner
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It's been reported that while Kevin Costner worked at Disneyland in California as Jungle Cruise tour guide, he met his wife Cindy Silvia while she was working as Snow White.
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John Lasseter
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Maybe you don't know John Lasseter's face, but if you've watched any Disney/Pixar movie (Toy Story, Cars, A Bug's Life) in the last 20 years, chances are he was involved in one way or another. Back before his was a big shot director, he was attending CalArts like most Pixar employees do and working as a Jungle Cruise skipper at Disneyland. He's said to have learned lots about comedic timing during his Disneyland days.
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Wayne Brady
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While most of the famous people on this list worked at Disneyland (it's closer to LA, duh) Wayne Brady worked at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida after living there with his grandmother and aunt. It's been said that while at Disney, he played Tigger. We'd love to see those photos!
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Kevin Richardson
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While some boybanders were in the Mickey Mouse Club before they hit it big, this Backstreet Boys singer was just another Walt Disney World employee. He worked as a backstage tour guide, as well as portraying Aladdin and one of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Like Kevin Costner, he met his future wife, Kristin Willits who was playing the character of Belle, while working there. He worked at Disney until his BSB days took off in 1993.
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Michelle Pfeiffer
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In the mid-70s, Michelle Pfeiffer was just another Disney girl, and played Alice in Wonderland in the Main Street Electrical Parade.

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