10 Movie Stars and Their Early Roles


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Chris Rock in Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)

Surely no one on the set of Beverly Hills Cop II looked at the young actor playing "Playboy Mansion valet" and thought, "That kid's going to be hosting the Academy Awards someday!" Chris Rock has made a name for himself as one of the most brilliant voices in stand-up comedy, but before his own original material opened doors at HBO and network television, Rock was opening car doors for Eddie Murphy in this '80s comedy classic.

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