15 Celebs Who Got Their Start in Horror Flicks
Some may surprise you
By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff
Posted Oct 27, 2013 7:31 AM CDT
Jon Stewart: 'The Faculty,' 1998   (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)

(Newser) – Gather up some vintage horror movies to watch this Halloween, and you may just be surprised by a familiar face. Wired rounds up 30 celebrities who got their start in horror movies. A sampling:

  • Jon Stewart: The Faculty, 1998
  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt: Halloween H20: 20 Years Later, 1998
  • Renee Zellweger: Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation, 1994
  • George Clooney: Return to Horror High, 1987
  • Ben Affleck: Buffy the Vampire Slayer, 1992
  • Charlize Theron: Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest, 1995
  • Matthew McConaughey: Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation, 1994

  • Johnny Depp: A Nightmare on Elm Street, 1984
  • Naomi Watts: Children of the Corn IV: The Gathering, 1996
  • Viggo Mortensen: Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre 3, 1990
  • Paul Rudd: Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers, 1995
  • Mila Kunis: American Psycho II: All American Girl, 2002
  • Keira Knightley: The Hole, 2001
  • Michelle Williams: Halloween H20: 20 Years Later, 1995
  • Emily Mortimer: Scream 3, 2000
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Oct 27, 2013 1:06 PM CDT
This is a horseshit list. Stewart had his own show 3-4 years before the 'start' on The Faculty. Evann, you MUST have known this list was bollocks.
Oct 27, 2013 12:11 PM CDT
"Got their start..." ??? practically everyone on this cockamayme were already well known actors before the "supposed discovery" date! Not news...not accurate...come on Newser! You can do better than this stuff!
Robert Mathison
Oct 27, 2013 8:12 AM CDT
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