Even the MCU's top names had to start somewhere, and these movies highlight some of Marvel's most well-known performers before they became famous. The MCU is frequently used as a springboard for some of Hollywood's most well-known actors. Despite this, many performers made their debut in really sold roles elsewhere. Many of the MCU's top stars had to work their way up via smaller films and gain popularity so that they could wear their superhero avatars.

These talented didn't start their careers as well-known Avengers members. They, like most other actors, had to start with little performances as well as supporting appearances in small productions like made for TV movies.

It makes sense if you think about it. It would be nearly impossible for Marvel to cast first-time performers in the MCU. Most of these actors have done a surprising number of things before donning the cape, shield, and/or hammer. Here are 15 of the MCU cast members' earlier (and sometimes earliest) roles.

BRIE LARSON CRACKED.COM At 9 years old, Larson's very first professional gig was a commercial parody for Barbie, titled Malibu Mudslide Barbie, in a 1998 episode of The Tonight Show With Jay Leno. From there, she started steadily booking TV and film roles.

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CHRIS HEMSWORTH CRACKED.COM His very first credit was the 2002 Australian TV series Guinevere Jones. Guinevere has flashbacks of her past life as the Queen of Camelot, and although he never speaks, Hemsworth plays her valiant husband, the King.

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ANTHONY МАСКӀЕ CRACKED.COM 12 years before playing the patriotic Avenger, Falcon, his first role (just after Bar Patron in one episode ofAs If) was as Eminem's biggest rap-battle rival, Papa Doc in 2002's 8 Mile. We're still waiting for his verse.

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SCARLETT JOHANSSON EXIT CRACKED COM As an 11 year old, Johansson played Alex Pruitt's older sister, Molly, in Home Alone 3. Her daughter loved the first two Home Alone movies, so they put on #3, and she later told People Magazine, I said, 'Who's that person?' She was like, 'You?!'

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CHADWICK BOSEMAN CRACKED.COM Before he... was... T'Challa, Chadwick Boseman first appeared on screen in an episode of Third Watch in 2003. Не was a minor character, but it spawned roles on C.S.I, E.R, and a recurring role on the ABC drama Lincoln Heights.

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