From Ryan Gosling to Shailene Woodley, check out which of your favorite film stars actually started out on the small screen -- you may be surprised by what you find!
Joseph Gordon-Levitt has gone from working in TV since the ripe age of 7, to becoming one of the most successful actors in Hollywood in his adult life. Most known on the small screen for playing an alien in 1996's 3rd Rock from the Sun, Gordon-Levitt first really got noticed in film when he appeared in 1999's 10 Things I Hate About You. Some of his later box office hits have included (500) Days of Summer and The Dark Knight Rises. He most recently made his directorial debut with 2013's Don Jon, which he also wrote, directed, and starred in.
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