Celeb roommates before they were stars

Published On: Jul 05 2012 02:27:54 PM CDT   Updated On: Nov 13 2014 01:00:00 AM CST

Even celebrities had to start out somewhere while waiting for that big break, and in some cases that meant rooming with fellow struggling artists bound to also make it big.

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Tucci's roommate while studying at SUNY Purchase was Ving Rhames. It was Tucci who gave Rhames the nickname of "Ving," whose full name is Irving.

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