There's no denying that breaking into the acting business is tough. Some wannabe A-listers spend their entire careers fighting for a chance at the spotlight, taking on minor roles, and appearing in various flops just to get by. Meanwhile, others resort to alternative methods to pay the bills, such as baring a bit more than they bargained for on camera. In fact, Sylvester Stallone totally hated the script for the racy skin flick he partook in before his Rocky fame. But those are example of celebs who started off with X-rated work before transitioning into the big leagues. There are a select few A-listers, however, that did this in reverse. Be it dwindling funds or simply enthusiasm for the explicit, here are some mainstream actors who turned to the adult industry. Ever since the series came to a close in , however, the actor had a bit of trouble remaining in the spotlight.
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Talking about his cringey appearance on a '90s dating show which recently went viral, Hamm revealed, "I was actually at that time working as a set dresser for Cinemax soft-core-porn movies. Before she shot to superstardom in The Mask , a year-old Cameron Diaz starred in some soft-core porn. When she became big she tried and unfortunately failed to stop the video footage appearing online. With long-running shows like The X-Files and Californication under his belt, he's also one of the most successful actors on TV. But he also repeatedly appeared in mids soft-core porn series titled, The Red Shoe Diaries. A man of many talents. Sibel Kekilli, who played Tyrion Lannister's love interest in Game of Thrones , previously acted in porn films using the stage name 'Dilara'. Tragically, when a newspaper in her native Germany broke this news, her parents cut off all contact with her.
3. Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Maitland Ward found fame on Boys Meets World, but now she makes much more money starring in adult films and selling X-rated pics. Former Boy Meets World actress Maitland Ward has revealed she now earns much more as a porn star than she did as a Hollywood actress. She now sells X-rated photos on OnlyFans and has starred in adult films - earning herself awards including best supporting actress and best three-way sex scene. Maitland told The Daily Beast her publicist tried to stop her from posting "sexy" photos online in case it stopped her from getting acting jobs.
He was evicted from his apartment and was homeless before the smash hit Rocky happened. She was only 19 when she started her career doing a legit soft-core smut video before she did Sex Tape with Jason Segal. Though precisely he never did a porn flick, he did pose for several pornographic shots for a magazine. Jackie tried everything under the sun during his struggling days, including doing as an extra in a Chinese porn film, appearing in a Hong Kong made adult comedy film called All in the Family. He is one Asian star who has made it into the Hollywood celebrities list and the world loves him.