6 Audition Tapes of Famous Actors Before They Were Famous

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The audition tape: a vital way for actors and actresses to prove their mettle and convince a director to give them their big break. But they’re not just for lowly art students and acting wannabes looking for their slice of fame. As the following videos show, the A-list actors we’ve come to know and love have all had to produce their fair share of audition tapes too.

Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter)

Daniel Radcliffe famously hates his audition tape because it shows him “at a stage when you hate your face anyway, and anything it does is repellent to you.” But we kind of love it. He looks absolutely adorable! Even if the acting leaves a little bit to be desired…