Before they were stars: Celebrities' past jobs

Slideshow posted in Photos | Wednesday, February 16, 2011

26 of 80: Before his role as the leading man in several romantic-comedies, Matthew McConaughey wanted to get away from Texas for a while so he spent a year in Australia as a Rotary exchange student. In order to support himself, McConaughey was hard at work cleaning out chicken coops and washing dishes. ( Photo / Paramount Pictures/Scott Rudin Productions)