Here is a part 4 of Actors and their first on-screen appearances.
Robbie worked three jobs and studied drama simultaneously at age 16. After graduating in 2007 she moved to Melbourne to begin acting professionally. At 18 she auditioned for the TV show “Neighbours” (2008) and got the part as “Donna Freedman”. The character was originally only a guest role, but she was soon promoted to a regular cast member.
In 1992, Leto moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in directing, intending to take acting roles on the side. He found minor roles on television shows. At age 20 he starred in two episodes on the TV-series “Camp Wilder” (1992).
Prior to his acting career, Pratt dropped out of a local community college in Maui. He ended up homeless, sleeping in a van and in a tent on the beach, but eventually found work as a discount ticket salesman and a daytime stripper.
At age 19, Pratt was waiting tables at the Bubba Gump Shrimp Company restaurant in Maui. He was discovered by actress and director Rae Dawn Chong. She cast him in her directorial debut, the short horror film Cursed Part 3, which was filmed in Los Angeles.
Chloë Grace Moretz
Moretz’s first acting role in Hollywood was as Violet in two episodes of the CBS series “The Guardian”, and her first film role was as Molly in “Heart of the Beholder”. It was not until her second big-screen acting role, in the 2005 remake of “The Amityville Horror”, that she earned greater recognition in the form of a Young Artist Award nomination.
Schwarzenegger wanted to move from bodybuilding into acting, finally achieving it at age 22 when he was chosen to play the role of Hercules in 1970’s “Hercules in New York”. Credited under the name “Arnold Strong,” his accent in the film was so thick that his lines were dubbed after production.
Neeson had worked in a variety of casual jobs, from a fork-lift operator at Guinness to a truck driver. In 1976, Neeson (age 23) joined the Lyric Players’ Theatre in Belfast where he performed for two years. He got his first film experience in 1977, playing Jesus Christ and Evangelist in the religious film “Pilgrim’s Progress”
Hathaway studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, and was the first teenager admitted into The Barrow Group Theater Company’s acting program. After several stage roles, she was cast in the short-lived Fox television series “Get Real” (1999), aged 16.
Sir Michael Caine
Maurice Joseph Micklewhite, a.k.a Michael Caine, began his career as a stage actor at the age of 20. At age 23, he got his first film role as one of the privates in George Baker’s platoon in the 1956 film “Hell in Korea”. To this day, Caine has appeared in over 115 films