Hollywood A-Listers Who Got Their Big Break in Horror Films

They say that everybody has to start somewhere—and for many of the now-famous faces on this list, horror movies were a stepping stone into the Hollywood spotlight. You might be surprised by the films that gave these actors their big break...

Paul Rudd

The same year that Clueless hit theaters, Paul Rudd also starred as Tommy Doyle in 1995's Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers. Unfortunately, the film was so poorly received that it ended up being the original series' final entry before the Halloween H20 reboot. Despite everything, Rudd remained vocal about his appreciation for the opportunity to act alongside Donald Pleasence.


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