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11 Celebrities Who Worked In Fast Food Before Making It Big

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Have you ever been stuck at a terrible fast food job and thought to yourself, "when will my break come?" You're not alone.

Many celebrities in Hollywood started out working at fast food restaurants flipping burgers and scooping ice cream just like the rest of us! Actors, musicians, and even world leaders have all had to do their fair share of grunt work. So the next time you think of being rude to the cashier at McDonald's, remember he could be very famous one day!

1. Busy Phillips

The Freaks and Geeks and Cougartown actress revealed she worked at California Pizza Kitchen in high school!  "It was the golden era of CPK really," she says. "And I ate free every time I worked."

2. James Franco

Franco, who has starred in many movies and TV shows, worked the late-night drive-thru shift at McDonald's. He credits the chain for helping him hone his accents and for keeping him fed with "burgers heading for the trash."

3. Madonna

Madonna worked at Dunkin' Donuts in Times Square before she came an international sensation. She only lasted a day, though, after she squirted the donut jelly on a customer she wasn't getting along with. Madge was then fired.

Continue reading to see who else was a fast food worker-turned Hollywood sensation!

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