They Did What?!: 16 Celebrity Odd Jobs
Writing for the New Yorker this week, Parks and Recreation star Amy Poehler revealed that she once held a job at a local ice cream parlor called Chadwick's, where employees "had to bang a drum that hung from the ceiling, and play the kazoo, and encourage the entire restaurant to join him or her in a sing-along" whenever a customer was there to celebrate their birthday.
According to the six-time Emmy winner, it was
working at that restaurant being the center of attention that made her want to ditch her plans of becoming and English teacher for a life of acting. Aww.
What else were your favorite stars doing before they made it big? Find out in our gallery, above.