Stars who started on soap operas

POSTED: 07:36 PM PDT Jul 02, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Apr 10, 2016 

More than a few TV and movie stars got their start in daytime drama. Click on to find out which stars started on soap operas.

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While other future stars were content with playing one soap opera doctor, that wasn't good enough for James Earl Jones. Before finding fame by voicing Darth Vader in "Star Wars," Jones played Dr. Jerry Turner on "As the World Turns" and then Dr. Jim Frazier on "The Guiding Light," both in 1966.


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