10 Celebs' Pre-Fame Career Plans Danny DeVito ... hairdresser? By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff Posted Jan 26, 2014 7:15 AM CST 9 comments Comments This film image released by Sony Pictures shows Jennifer Lawrence in a scene from "American Hustle." (AP Photo/Sony - Columbia Pictures, Francois Duhamel) (Newser) – Not all celebrities wanted to be celebrities when they grew up. The Huffington Post rounds up the career plans 19 actors had before they got discovered. A sampling: Jennifer Lawrence: Wanted to be a doctor. Steve Buscemi: Actually was a firefighter in New York City. Queen Latifah: Studied to be a broadcast journalist. Harrison Ford: Worked as a carpenter. George Clooney: Tried to become a baseball player with the Cincinnati Reds, but didn't make the team. Christopher Walken: Used to be a lion tamer with the circus. Angelina Jolie: Wanted to be a funeral director, and got a certificate to do so. Danny DeVito: Was once a hairdresser. Matthew McConaughey: Wanted to be a lawyer. Will Ferrell: Studied sportscasting at USC. Click for the complete list.