6 Stars Who Started Out On The Comedy Stage


Making the career change from comedian to actor is starting to get more and more common. With some of the biggest blockbusters in Hollywood hiring hilarious comedians to fill the spots of actors, it’s no wonder that the comedians decide to make the permanent change! Here’s our list of comedians turned actors:

1. Dave Chappelle

Our beloved Dave Chappelle began his stand-up career in style by getting booed so badly at Harlem’s infamous Apollo Theater that he was forced to leave the stage. After such promising beginnings, he was later acclaimed by the wonderful Whoopi Goldberg as she nicknamed him “The Kid”, before making his film debut in the comedy Robin Hood: Men in Tights.

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