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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
The Oscar-winning actress once played an anonymous role in this horror series about children cases.
Amy Adams in ‘Psycho Beach Party’ (2000)
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)
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)
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.