Before the fame: The new cast of 'Star Wars'

Snakkle brings us the new cast of the upcoming "Star Wars" film before they were famous.


    Carrie Fisher

    The woman who made nerds everywhere drool will reprise her role as the beautiful, smart and savvy Princess Leia. Fisher was pretty unknown pre-"Star Wars" and has since become a best-selling writer after penning her memoir "Wishful Drinking" which later became a one-woman show. Click here for celebs over 40 with the hottest bikini bodies.
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    Gwendoline Christie

    Who is that bombshell next to Anna Friel? It's none other than Brienne of Tarth! Gwendoline Christie, who plays our favorite bad-ass on "Game of Thrones," has previously dabbled in theater, modeling and had small roles in two of Terry Gilliam's films. We're guessing she'll continue to bring her statuesque ass-kicking to "Star Wars." Click here to see "Game of Thrones" stars before they were famous.
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    Harrison Ford

    From Han to Indy to Jack Ryan, Ford has had the action genre on lock for decades. Despite his generally grumpy demeanor (especially about those previous Star Wars rumors), he's back to play Han Solo again. Maybe just don't ask him about it. Click here to find out Ford's surprising hook up.
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    Adam Driver

    Adam Driver's primarily known for playing the perpetually shirtless Adam, the boyfriend of Hannah, on HBO's "Girls." Since that breakout role, he's steadily worked with major directors like The Coen Brothers and Steven Spielberg who've praised his work. While new characters are tightly under wraps, it's rumored that Driver might be playing a villain. Click here to see 12 other stars who modeled their underwear on the big screen.
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    Lupita Nyong'o

    A relatively unknown actress until last year, Lupita Nyong'o burst onto the season with her breathtaking role as Patsey in "12 Years a Slave." Before she won an Oscar, Nyong'o was a graduate of the Yale School of Drama and worked as a Production Assistant. Click here to find out where the cast of "Charlies' Angels" is now.
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    Domhnall Gleeson

    Domhnall Gleeson has burst onto the scene after playing Bill Weasley in the "Harry Potter" films. He's since taken on a leading role in the Richard Curtis tear-jerker "About Time" alongside Rachel McAdams. As of now, there's no information on who Gleeson will be playing in the upcoming "Star Wars" film. Click here for to see where your favorite Scifi kids are now.
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    Mark Hamill

    Mark Hamill is well-known for the iconic role of Luke Skywalker in the "Star Wars" films. He's set to reprise his role in J.J. Abrams' new "Star Wars" trilogy. He's had roles in everything ranging from "General Hospital" to "Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back." He also lent his voice to many roles including The Joker in the "Batman" animated series. Click here for child actors who didn't let fame get to their heads.
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    Oscar Isaac

    The Juillard trained Oscar Issac first hit film screens playing Joseph in "The Nativity Story." He's had roles in "Drive" and Madonna's "W.E." His breakout was playing the titular Llewyn Davis in the Coen Brother's "Inside Llewyn Davis." Since then, he's blown up with upcoming roles including the upcoming "Star Wars" film. Click here for other stars who hit it big after 30.
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    Daisy Ridley

    Daisy Ridley captured the attention of the Internet with her casting in the upcoming "Star Wars" film. She's virtually unknown, with only small parts in the pictured short film "Blue Season" and the Jeremy Piven starring TV series "Mr. Selfridge." Ridley's rumored to be playing the daughter of Leia and Han. Click here for to find out where the cast of "Stark Trek" is.
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