When asked who are the Hollywood Actors and Actresses who started from porn before turning to be famous celebrities, Paris Hilton and Kim Kardashian are always in the conversation. However, they didn’t do those sex tapes for money but accidentally uploaded videos that they did with previous intimate relationships. Now, who are the Hollywood celebrities you won’t believe do porn before getting famous?
- Jackie Chan
The martial arts expert is an absolute legend around the world. But before the popularity and the millions, the actor made his first steps in the porn industry, starring in a 1975 film titled All in the family ( Everything is in the family) under the command of Mu Zhu. While this production, branded as a porn comedy, filmed in Hong Kong isn’t exactly cutting edge in terms of plot or porn, Chan isn’t embarrassed about it . “I had to do everything possible to earn a living, and I don’t think it’s a big problem,” he defends himself when asked about the film. ” Porn movies at the time were more conservative than movies today.”
2. David Duchovny and Matt LeBlanc
Duchovny’s off-screen antics have earned him a reputation as a “bad boy,” and he publicly confessed that he was a sex addict, so it’s no big surprise to learn of his foray into the adult entertainment industry. Before becoming the star of The X-Files and Californication , she starred in The Red Shoe Diarie s , a softcore television show , a pornographic genre in which explicit sexual acts are not shown. In this long-forgotten erotic drama, in which he participated between 1992 and 1996, Duchovny played the host of a show that reads spicy confessions. Also, it was the voiceoverof different adult film projects. “It was a job to pay the rent. I wasn’t thinking about my legacy, I was thinking about eating, ” said the actor, who for some will always be Agent Fox Mulder. Then the script for The Secret X Files, a novel series for the time, about aliens and inexplicable events, appeared. that he was sure no one would want to see.
Duchovny was not the only celebrity to appear on that series. Before being Joey Tribbiani from Friends and earning $ 1 million per episode , Matt LeBlanc also took his first steps in the XXX industry. The actor was part of the cast of The Red Shoes Diaries , which Playboy Entertainment produced in 1992 for the American cable channel ShowTime .
3. Cameron Diaz
The one who was one of the highest paid actresses in the world and today is retired from acting, had everything to reach the top in Hollywood. But before getting an opportunity in Los Angeles, Diaz starred in a porn softcore : She’s No Angel ( She is not an angel ) of the director John Rutter , which premiered in the US in 1992. Once he arrived in a big way , with his debut in the mask ( mask ) , 1994, the actress bought the rights to the material to ensure that no one saw. In addition, he sued the film’s producer to prevent his past from coming to light. She won the trial, but the feature film ended up leaking on the web.
4. Sylverster Stallone
The Oscar winner, who rose to fame after writing, directing, and starring in Rocky , was featured in a 1970 pornographic film, The Party at Kitty and Stud’s, better known by its alternate title, Staying Alive . Stallone charged $ 200 to appear in the film at a time when he slept at a New York bus station in the dead of winter. In subsequent interviews, the actor claimed that financial despair led him to participate in the film. In his own words: “I had two options, participate in that movie or rob someone, because I was really desperate. Instead of committing a crime, I worked two days for $ 200 and was able to leave the bus station. “It was his film debut. Morton Lewis’s film tells of the sex life of a young woman named Kitty (Henrietta Holm) and her boyfriend Stud (Sylvester Stallone). He, who wanted to break his sexual routine, organizes a party in Kitty’s apartment, which ends in a true out of control.
5. Arnold Schwarzenegger
Another icon of action movies, the former governor of California, also knew to be linked in some way to porn. If his colleague Stallone tried in the world of adult entertainment, the former Austrian bodybuilder could not be less. Although he did not record or participate in any pornographic film, the world renowned for his role in Terminator was photographed completely naked in a most suggestive production for After Dark magazine , aimed at homosexual audiences.
6. Sasha Grey
We saw her with Elijah Wood in the movie Open Windows , but Sasha Gray – the stage name of Marina Ann Hantzis – achieved fame for her participation in numerous pornographic films, something of which she does not hide. After starring in a number of adult films, the actress decided to leave the genre in 2011, after five years in the industry, when she was part of the hit series Entourage , on HBO , and the film Smash Cut . However, his big break came when she landed the lead role of the film The Girlfriend Experience , from director Steven Soderbergh.
7. Casting XXX: Game of Thrones Actresses
Those responsible for the casting of GOT found part of its cast in porn. Sibel Kekilli is known for playing the prostitute named Shae on Game of Thrones. Before being Tyrion Lannister’s love interest, Kekilli was known to appear in a handful of porn movies in her native Germany in the early 2000s, under the name Dilara. She hoped to keep her stint in the XXX industry private, but it all went public with her first lead role in 2004 in the hit HBO drama.. She was a key character for a couple of seasons, first as Tyrion’s lover and later as Sansa’s maid. However, his betrayal of Lannister ended up costing him his life. Many fans were surprised when the actress’s past was revealed.
But she wasn’t the only contestant on the award-winning show to start in the porn industry . Actress Sahara Knite played Armeca, one of the women from Littlefinger’s brothel, Petyr Baelish, during the first season. This British actress started working in the porn industry in 2005, when she was 30 years old. He had previously worked in fashion. Meanwhile, Maisie Dee played prostitute Daisy in a total of three episodes. The British-born actress has done numerous jobs in the porn industry in recent years.
8. James Franco
In search of gaining fame at any cost, James Franco recorded himself having sex with a then-girlfriend and distributed the home video, without imagining that these days he would become one of the most renowned artists in Hollywood . Despite his long and successful career, when he was well established he directed Interior, Leather Bar , a mockumentary about the never-before-seen scenes of the movie Cruising (1980), a gay sadomasochistic film.
9. Jon Hamm
In an interview with Vanity Fair magazine , Jon Hamm revealed that before becoming a television superstar thanks to Mad Men , he had a brief stint in the porn industry. Hamm said that in the beginning he worked in the production design department in a production company of softcore porn films , in which explicit sexual scenes are not seen. In need of money and a job, a friend offered to replace her. “I had lost my job in a catering and my friend told me to keep hers”, Explained the actor. Joh says that at first he hesitated, since he did not know what the work consisted of, but all that mistrust vanished when he learned that it was about organizing accessories and decoration on the set.
10. Marilyn Monroe
There’s no denying that Marilyn Monroe is one of the most iconic sex symbols ever in pop culture. In fact, we’d go as far to say that she was one of the biggest trendsetters in modern history. We’re talking about the first woman to grace the cover of Playboy all the way back in 1953. The same woman who’s dating life and sexual escapades has become those of legend. And long after her death in 1962, she has remained a frequent source of inspiration in film, TV, music and Megan Fox’s tattoos. However, there may be a new addition to her legendary, and tragic, legacy. Porn star.