Stars who started on soap operas

Published On: Jul 02 2013 09:36:59 PM CDT   Updated On: Jan 06 2014 01:00:00 AM CST

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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Although he had a small role in "National Lampoon's Animal House," Kevin Bacon was far from a star when he landed his TV debut in 1979 on the soap "Search for Tomorrow." But he wasn't done yet. He went on to play a troubled teen on "Guiding Light" from 1980 to 1981 before finding fame as a dancing fool in "Footloose."

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