Although they are now all A-list Hollywood stars, few people know that the following actors and actresses had their first roles in horror movies.

Demi Moore in ‘Parasite’ (1982)

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The actress had her first major role in ‘Parasite’, a low-budget horror movie. The film tells the story of a parasite that invades and controls the human brain. The character she plays is a young girl growing lemons.

Johnny Depp in ‘Nightmare on Elm Street’ (1984)

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Before being cast as Captain Jack Sparrow of the Black Pearl in ‘Pirates of the Caribbean‘, Johnny Depp was once the ill-fated victim of Freddy Krueger. In a classic scene, Depp’s character was squeezed by his bed.

Leonardo Dicaprio in ‘Critter 3’ (1991)

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The star of ‘TheWolf of Wall Street’ was once a boy who was attacked by hairy aliens called the Critter.

Ben Affleck in ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ (1992)

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Our Batman in ‘Batman vs Superman’ once played an anonymous basketball player, and his opponent was a vampire.

Charlize Theron in ‘Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest’ (1995)

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The Oscar-winning actress once played an anonymous role in this horror series about children cases.

Amy Adams in ‘Psycho Beach Party’ (2000)

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In the same year, she starred in two TV series: ‘Charmed’ and ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’. In this 2000-horror thriller, Amy Adams plays the role of a girl who often seduces men near the coast.

Henry Cavill in ‘Hellraiser: Hellworld’ (2005)

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This was also the first time that the handsome British actor tried faking an American accent. In this famous sequel, he plays a guy who leads his girlfriend into a party called Hellworld, only to suffer a terrible fate.

Jaimie Alexander in ‘Rest Stop’ (2006)

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The charismatic Sif in the two ‘Thor’ films was once chased by a crazy pervert. Currently, she is considered as one of the sexiest female stars in Hollywood.