publication date: Thursday, November 10, 2011 (part of Fall 2011)

category: Movies

clue: Before he was John McClane, he was David Addison.

explanation: Willis starred in Moonlighting and the Die Hard movies. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Richard Slominsky, Matthew Preston, Joanna Woods, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Erik Bates, Steve Dunn, and Ryan Dunn

Small Stars, Big Dreams: Even actors who have already found success in the entertainment business dream of being movie stars. These five celebrities were once the stars of popular TV shows, then went on to star in hit film series as well.

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