Before They Were Famous: Celebs In Ads (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK   Matt Bagwell
First Posted: 03/02/2012 14:32 GMT Updated: 27/03/2013 13:51 GMT

Every famous type has to start somewhere, but before the likes of X Factor and TOWIE gave unknown wannabes an express ticket to fame and (sometimes) fortune, the likes of Brad Pitt, Cheryl Cole and Lindsay Lohan had to sell their souls earn their dues (and an honest crust) by starring in an array of gloriously cheesy TV ads.

So sit back and see if you can spot the now very famous celebs flogging everything from burgers to toothpaste in our video gallery of celebs before they were famous...

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  • Before They Were Famous: Celebs In Ads

    <em>British Gas</em> ad featuring Cheryl Cole (1991)

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    <em>Birds Eye</em> peas ad featuring Patsy Kensit (1972)

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    <em>Pringles</em> ad featuring Brad Pitt (1989)

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    <em>Jello </em>featuring Lindsay Lohan (1996)

  • Before They Were Famous: Celebs In Ads

    <em>Bubble Yum</em> ad featuring Leonardo DiCaprio (1988)

  • Before They Were Famous: Celebs In Ads

    <em>Burger King</em> ad featuring Sarah Michelle Gellar (1981)

  • Before They Were Famous: Celebs In Ads

    <em>Kellogg's</em> ad featuring Keanu Reeves (1987)

  • Before They Were Famous: Celebs In Ads

    <em>Heinz Ketchup</em> featuring Matt LeBlanc (1987)

  • Before They Were Famous: Celebs In Ads

    <em>Burger King</em> ad featuring Ben Affleck (1989)

  • Before They Were Famous: Celebs In Ads

    Mentadent Gel ad featuring Emma Bunton (1985)

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