From beauty queen to Hollywood

Published On: Sep 26 2012 03:53:42 PM CDT   Updated On: Jan 30 2014 01:00:00 AM CST

Every aspiring celebrity has to start somewhere, and for certain stars that somewhere was the world of fake eyelashes, makeup and spray tans known as beauty pageants. Take a look at which stars were beauty queens first.

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Michelle Pfeiffer was crowned Miss Orange County in 1978, and participated in the Miss California beauty pageant the same year, finishing in sixth place.

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