22 Hollywood Actors Who Got Their Start in TV

World TV Day should be a week-long holiday – honestly, we celebrate it all year. In honor of World TV Day, we rounded up a list of Hollywood movie stars who had humble beginnings in the TV world. Take a look.

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Amanda Seyfried was 'Lucy Montgomery' in As the World Turns
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Will Smith starred in Fresh Prince of Bel Air
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Jennifer Aniston was 'Rachel Green' in Friends
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Leonardo DiCaprio played 'Luke Brower' on Growing Pains
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Ted Danson first starred as 'Sam Malone' in Cheers
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Jennifer Lawrence played a mascot in an episode of USA Network's Monk
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Christian Bale starred in an NBC miniseries, Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna when he was 12
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John Goodman played 'Dan Conner' in the TV comedy Rosanne
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Rooney Mara was on an episode of Law & Order: SVU
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George Clooney's first TV role was as 'Dr. Doug Ross' in ER
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Danny DeVito starred in the 1978 sitcom, Taxi
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Matt Damon was in a 1990 TV movie, Rising Son
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Cate Blanchett was on an Australian cop drama, Police Rescue, in the early 90s
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Orlando Bloom played a womanizing criminal on Midsomer Murders
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Michael Fassbender starred HBO's Band of Brothers
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Bruce Willis was 'David Addison Jr.' in Moonlighting
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Saoirse Ronan was on a few episodes of The Clinic in 2003
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Eddie Redmayne was on a British series Animal Ark in 1998
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Christopher Lloyd starred along with Danny DeVito on Taxi
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Matt LeBlanc was 'Joey Tribbiani' on the TV show Friends
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Tom Hardy also starred in Band of Brothers
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Alicia Vikander was on a TV movie in Sweden called Min balsamerade mor
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