Soap stars who made it big
 Everybody who's made it big had to start somewhere, and for these stars, that start was in soap operas. See the breakout roles of these big-screen heavy hitters.

Eva Longoria
Longoria played the psychotic Isabella on "The Young and the Restless"
Leonardo DiCaprio
DiCaprio played the young Mason Capwell in flashbacks on "Santa Barbara" in 1990.
Julianne Moore
Moore played the dual roles of Frannie and Sabrina Hughes on "As the World Turns"
Kevin Bacon
Bacon played the boozing T.J. Werner on "Guiding Light"
John Stamos
Stamos played the role of teen heartthrob Blackie Parrish on "General Hospital"
Tommy Lee Jones
Jones played Dorian Cramer's married lover, Dr. Mark Toland, on "One Life to Live"
Lindsay Lohan
Ten-year-old Lindsay played Alli Fowler on "Another World"
Demi Moore
Moore played investigative reporter Jackie Templeton on "General Hospital"
Sarah Michelle Gellar
Gellar played the young Kendall Hart on "All My Children"
David Hasselhoff
The Hoff was the second actor to play Dr. William "Snapper" Foster on "The Young and the Restless"
Marcia Cross
Cross played anthropologist Kate Sanders on "One Life to Live"
Meg Ryan
Ryan played Betsy Stewart on "As the World Turns"
Laurence Fishburne
Before becoming Pee-wee Herman's cowboy sidekick (clips), Fishburne played Dr. Joshua Hall on "One Life to Live."
Josh Duhamel
Duhamel eventually came to a watery end as Leo Du Pres on "All My Children"