TV Stars Before They Were Famous

Before they hit the big time on the small screen, celebs such as Ashton Kutcher were students, salespeople and, yes, even child actors. Find out what their lives were like before hitting it big. By Serena Kappes


Long before playing Mob boss Tony on the hit HBO series The Sopranos, James Gandolfini (right, at a New York City benefit in April; left, in his 1979 senior year high school photo) shook things up by making drinks. "Jim was an amazing bartender," Andrew Silverman, owner of New York restaurant Steak Frites, told InStyle. "He had such a great following."