Actor Film Debuts


"Film is a disease. When it infects your bloodstream it takes over as the number one hormone. It bosses the enzymes, directs the pineal gland, plays Iago to your psyche. As with heroin, the antidote to Film is more Film." - Frank Capra

Alfred Molina in Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

If I answer a game thread correctly, just skip my turn and continue with the game.

The 1964 melodrama Lilith marked the rather unremarkable film debut of Gene Hackman, but it did begin his lifelong personal and professional relationship with Warren Beatty:

After two years of working in television, Oscar winner Robert Duvall caught a break appearing in the finale of the 1962 classic To Kill a Mockingbird

"Honor is not in the Weapon. It is in the Man"
Dolph Lundgren made his film debut in A View to a Kill as a Russian bodyguard named Venz. This was before his iconic role as Ivan Drago in Rocky IV

Scott Adkins made his film debut in a Jackie Chan film, The Accidental Spy, as one of the villain's bodyguards.

Vincent D'Onofrio made his film debut in the Troma film The First Turn On!

Mariska Hargitay appeared in the first installment of the Ghoulies franchise in her film debut.

Sylvester Stallone's 1st film was a softcore adult film called A Party at Kitty and Stud's House in 1970. It was re-named Italian Stallion in 1976 after the megasuccess of Rocky

Marisa Tomei has a blink and you'll miss it appearance in the first Toxic Avenger alongside veteran villain actor Patrick Kilpatrick, who played villain Leroy who gets his "just desserts" in the restaurant fight scene.
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