Lately there has been a surge of big time movie stars making their way back to TV, and for many that is exactly how they got their start, even though many fans forget. Movie stardom is usually a lot bigger in Hollywood, aside from a few select shows, but that doesn’t mean a TV series is not an excellent way to jumpstart you career, as many, many celebrities have learned. Teen series in particular feature a lot of today’s big stars in their younger days, many of which we forgot all about. Check out 12 A-list movie stars who got their start on popular teen series!
12. Jessica Chastain
Right now Jessica Chastain is one of the most sought after actresses to star in major films. Just in the past couple of years alone she has starred in Zero Dark Thirty, Interstellar, The Martian and Crimson Peak. Before all of that, however, her very first roles in 2004 were on two major TV series. She appeared in an episode of ER, and then in an episode of the hit series Veronica Mars. Jessica starred in “The Girl Next Door” episode as Veronica’s neighbor who goes missing.