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


NYPD Blue star Mark-Paul Gosselaar (right, in New York City in May) first found fame on '80s sitcom Saved by the Bell. Yet Gosselaar (left, in an eighth grade photo) admits transitioning from child star to adult actor has its challenges: "Hopefully people will forget while they're watching the show that I was the other character," he told in 2001.