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Published: Friday October 04, 2013 06:00 AM EDT

2013

"At the age of 9, I sounded like a whiskey-drinking, chain-smoking fool. Wasn't going to sell Jell-O with that voice."
– Scarlett Johansson, who had trouble landing commercials because of her deep, raspy voice, to Interview magazine