Today, they are Hollywood royalty but once upon a time some of our favourite celebrities kick-started their career by playing a bunch of freaks and geeks.

The short-lived TV series, Freaks and Geeks, was quickly forgotten about after filming ended however, it has just reappeared on the scene thanks to Netflix and we noticed a few familiar faces.

Some celebrities you will pick out straight away, while others will take longer to spot amongst the crowd. But, either way we were amazed to see the early roles these iconic actors took on at the beginning of their careers.

James Franco aka Daniel

Not that this A-lister needs any introducing, but it is hard to believe that he played a ‘freak’ as one of his first acting roles. It is safe to say he is considered anything but not.