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    18 People You Probably Didn't Notice Were In These Movies

    The glow-ups are unreal.

    We recently asked members of the BuzzFeed Community which actors they were surprised to learn had roles in movies before they reached super-fame. Here's what they said.

    1. Ben Affleck was a high school basketball player in the Buffy the Vampire Slayer movie.

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    2. Mary-Kate and Ashley played Darla's friends in Little Rascals.

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    "They made a 10-second cameo as guests at Darla's sleepover."

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    3. Before he became a '90s heartthrob, Leonardo DiCaprio was in Critters 3.

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    4. Joe Mangianello played Peter's bully in Spider-Man.

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    5. Elijah Wood played an adorable kid in Back to the Future II.

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    6. Christian Bale was the voice of Thomas in Pocahontas.

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    "It just blew my mind when I found that out!"

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    7. Steve Carrell had a tiny role as a police officer in the teen movie Sleepover.

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    "I haven’t seen the movie in years and I didn’t know who he was back then so seeing it now is so weird."

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    8. Before she became the go to rom-com lady, Katherine Heigl played the final girl in The Bride of Chucky.

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    9. Rami Malek played Pharaoh Ahkmenrah in Night at the Museum, complete with a pretty convincing British accent.

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    "He already showed so much talent back then."

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    10. Long before she starred in Stranger Things Natalia Dyer played the daughter of Hannah's stalker in The Hannah Montana Movie.

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    "I didn’t recognise her until she made a surprised face at seeing Hannah!"

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    11. Brie Larson played an '80s mean girl in 13 Going on 30.

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    12. As did a baby-faced Ashley Benson.

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    13. Jack Gleeson had the groundbreaking role of "Little Boy" in Batman Begins.

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    "It came out six years before the GoT premiered."

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    14. Before she started playing the mean girl, Emma Roberts appeared as Johnny Depp's daughter in the biographical film Blow.

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    15. A pre That '70s Show Mila Kunis had a lil part in Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves.

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    16. Scarlett Johansson played the mean big sister in Home Alone 3.

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    17. A pre-teen Keira Knightley played Padme's decoy in Star Wars: Episode I, and honestly I can't think of anyone better to play a Natalie Portman look-alike.

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    18. And Maya Rudolph was in 50 First Dates.

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    "It was pretty blink-and-you'll-miss-it, but she was there."

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