Before realizing his true potential in comedy, Will Ferrell worked as a teller at Wells Fargo. Apparently, he lost close to $600 on his first two days on the job.
2Sir Patrick Stewart
Sir Patrick Stewart used to regularly fabricate fake news in the newspaper he worked for because he was spending his time practicing theatre with a theatre company during times that conflicted with his work schedule as a journalist.
Stand-up comedian Demetri Martin worked as a White House intern during the Clinton administration.
Albert Einstein worked as an electrician on the Oktoberfest 1896.
Before he was on MTV's Jackass, Steve-O went to Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Clown College and worked for several years as a performing clown.
Pope Francis worked briefly as a chemical technician and nightclub bouncer before entering the seminary.
Ronald Reagan started work as a lifeguard at a park in 1926 and was credited with saving 77 lives during the seven summers he worked there.
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Science-fiction author Gene Wolfe worked as an engineer on the design of the machine that makes Pringles chips.
Bob Marley worked on an assembly line at a Chrysler plant in Newark, New Jersey under the alias "Donald Marley."
As a teen, Christopher Walken answered a help wanted ad and worked as a lion tamer.