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Hollywood A-Listers Journey From TV To Movies

Some of the most handsome and gorgeous looking Hollywood stars have had their time when they appeared on the small screen. In Hollywood, most of the A listers have first shown their talent on the small screen with TV shows.

While some worked really hard to get a chance and prove their worth on the big screen, there are many who decided to stick balance both TV and movies.

It is not just Jennifer Aniston who has built a successful journey from TV to movies. The Friends actress started with the hit TV com show and is now one of the talented actresses in Hollywood whose last release, Cake has been getting rave reviews.

Our handsome Leonardo DiCaprio is another Hollywood A lister who started from TV show, Growing Pains and is now Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner as well. His best and blockbuster hits include the classic, Titanic and The Wolf of Wall Street to name a few.

Who can forget the 3 actors who won our hearts with their comedy on TV? We are talking about Seth Rogen, James Franco and Jason Segel in Freaks and Geeks. They started together and are one of the most lovable stars are still entertaining us with their comedy on the big screen.

Then we have Steve Carell who used to come in The Office. Now he has got an Oscar nomination for Best Actor this year for his performance as John du Pont in Foxcatcher.

Jennifer Garner, Shailene Woodley, Zac Efron and many more other Hollywood stars have started their journey with TV shows. Take a look....

George Clooney

The handsome American actor who is now a director and producer as well started his career on the small screen. Clooney made his acting debut on television in 1978 and gained recognition as Dr. Doug Ross on the long-running medical drama ER from 1994 to 1999, for which he received two Emmy Award nominations as well. Now everything is history for the Academy Award winner!

Jennifer Aniston

She is well known for her TV show, Friends as Rachel Green. However, Jennifer Aniston had 4 flop TV shows before Friends. However, worked hard and made a place in Hollywood, and is now one of the highest paid actresses in the industry.

Steve Carell

The American actor, comedian, director, producer, and writer who is this year's best Actor Academy Award nominee started his career on TV. He rose to fame after playing Michael Scott on the American version of The Office.

Will Smith

Will Smith is an all rounder. He has enjoyed success in television, film, and music. One of the richest actors in Hollywood. In 1990, his popularity increased from a rapper to an actor when he starred in the popular television series, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. The show ran for nearly six years (1990-96) on NBC.

Ryan Gosling

The handsome heartthrob began his career as a child star on the Disney Channel's Mickey Mouse Club and is now the star who gave hits like The Notebook, Half Nelson, Crazy, Stupid, Love and Gangster Squad to name a few.

Leonardo DiCaprio

DiCaprio began his career by appearing in television commercials, after which he had recurring roles in TV series such as the soap opera Santa Barbara and the sitcom Growing Pains in the early 1990s for which he gained recognition. Now he is the A lister who has given hit movies like Titanic and last release being, Oscar nominated Wolf of Wall Street.

Jennifer Garner

The actress who is loved for her dimpled smile is not just a star wife. Jen played both Sydney Bristow and Anna Espinosa in the hit series Alias for five seasons. Before landing 13 Going on 30, Daredevil, Juno and Valentine's Day movies, Jennifer Garner worked in other shows namely, Time of Your Life and Felicity.

Seth Rogen, James Franco and Jason Segel

The trio entertained us in Freaks and Geeks and now have become hit actors on the big screen. Seth and James Franco last worked together on the big screen in 2014's controversial release, The Interview.

Blake Lively

From Gossip Girls to big screen debut with The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, Blake Lively had a remarkable journey. Now the expecting mother and wife of Ryan Reynolds is also a designer.

Shailene Woodley

She is one of the famous youngest stars who in a short span of time hit the big screen with hit movies like The Fault In Our Stars. Shailene was seen on the small screen as a teen in The Secret Life of the American Teenager.

Michelle Williams

She gained wide recognition after playing Jen Lindley on Dawson's Creek for six seasons. However, she showed her talent on the big screen and got Oscar nominations as well. Her hit movies include Brokeback Mountain, Blue Valentine, My Week with Marilyn and Oz the Great and Powerful

Zac Efron

Apart from looking at the drastic transformation, you can also see his rise to immense fame from TV to movies. From Disney's High School Musical to Neighbors, Zac has made his place in the industry.

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