Before making it on the silver screen and the tube in our front rooms, these actors were grinding and making small change as BBoys and BGirls.
We’ve all seen him kick ass and flooring souped up whips in the Fast and the Furious franchise, Mark Sinclair was tearing up card board dance floors as a teen!
People may remember him as the stuck up yet trying too hard to be cool Carlton Banks in the hit TV show The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air. It all started out with his skill to mimic the legendary King Of Pop, Michael Jackson! This led to a leading role with Mike himself in an epic Pepsi commercial.
I wish I knew about his Breakdance instructional book and LP as a kid.
Back in the 90’s Debi Mazar has been cast in Goodfellas and Singles. Most recently she made an appearance on HBO’s Entourage. Back in the 80’s she was apart of a Hip Hop dance/music TV pilot titled Graffiti Rock. Her moves even landed cameos in some of Madonna’s biggest music videos.
Cuba Gooding Jr
Yes he yelled “Show Me The Money” with Tom Cruise in the movie Jerry Maguire, but rival street dancers were yelling “Show me your moves!” back in the early 80’s.
Jean Claude Van Damme
Known to the Martial Arts world as one of the toughest action film stars back in the 90’s, dude had moves that landed him as a back ground dancer in the cult classic, Breakin’. Check out how he get’s down to the sound in his black body suit.