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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