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Mr Selfridge - before they were famous! From Jeremy Piven to Katherine Kelly

The stars of ITV1 drama Mr Selfridge didn't always look all sprauncy - and heat's uncovered the evidence.

Enjoy!

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Mr Selfridge aka Jeremy Piven, 47
Mr Selfridge aka Jeremy Piven, 47
Mr Selfridge aka Jeremy Piven, 47
 
Mr Selfridge aka Jeremy Piven, 47

Jeremy Piven in Grosse Point Blank, 1997
Jeremy Piven in Grosse Point Blank, 1997
Jeremy Piven in Grosse Point Blank, 1997
 
Jeremy Piven in Grosse Point Blank, 1997

Time has apparently gone backwards for Grosse Point Blank star Jeremy - where did all that hair come from?

Lady Mae aka Katherine Kelly, 33
Lady Mae aka Katherine Kelly, 33
Lady Mae aka Katherine Kelly, 33
 
Lady Mae aka Katherine Kelly, 33

Katherin Kelly in Tamar's Revenge, 2004
Katherin Kelly in Tamar's Revenge, 2004
Katherin Kelly in Tamar's Revenge, 2004
 
Katherin Kelly in Tamar's Revenge, 2004

She was Becky in Corrie, but before even that she was Tamar in the Royal Shakespeare Company's 2004 production of 17th-century Spanish incest drama Tamar's Revenge. Cultural.

Henri Leclair aka Gregory Fitoussi, 36
Henri Leclair aka Gregory Fitoussi, 36
Henri Leclair aka Gregory Fitoussi, 36
 
Henri Leclair aka Gregory Fitoussi, 36

Gregory Fitoussi in Sous Le Soleil, 1998
Gregory Fitoussi in Sous Le Soleil, 1998
Gregory Fitoussi in Sous Le Soleil, 1998
 
Gregory Fitoussi in Sous Le Soleil, 1998

The visionary window-dresser is a hot Frenchman who was in TV series Sous Le Soleil, which translates as Under The Sun. Someone call Cheryl Cole!

Mr Crabb aka Ron Cook, 64
Mr Crabb aka Ron Cook, 64
Mr Crabb aka Ron Cook, 64
 
Mr Crabb aka Ron Cook, 64

Ron Cook in Thunderbirds, 2004
Ron Cook in Thunderbirds, 2004
Ron Cook in Thunderbirds, 2004
 
Ron Cook in Thunderbirds, 2004

The fussy accountant has gone up in the world - in 2004's Thunderbirds he was only Parker the chauffeur.

Agnes Towler aka Aisling Loftus, 22
Agnes Towler aka Aisling Loftus, 22
Agnes Towler aka Aisling Loftus, 22
 
Agnes Towler aka Aisling Loftus, 22

Aisling Loftus in Peak Practice, 2000
Aisling Loftus in Peak Practice, 2000
Aisling Loftus in Peak Practice, 2000
 
Aisling Loftus in Peak Practice, 2000

In Mr Selfridge she loses her job after showing too much glove. In Peak Practice in 2000 she was locked in a car. Perilous!

Doris aka Lauren Crace, 26
Doris aka Lauren Crace, 26
Doris aka Lauren Crace, 26
 
Doris aka Lauren Crace, 26

Lauren Crace in EastEnders, 2008
Lauren Crace in EastEnders, 2008
Lauren Crace in EastEnders, 2008
 
Lauren Crace in EastEnders, 2008

She got run over in EastEnders - she played Ronnie's daughter Danielle. Let's hope shop assistant Doris doesn't meet the same fate.

Ellen Love aka Zoe Tapper, 31
Ellen Love aka Zoe Tapper, 31
Ellen Love aka Zoe Tapper, 31
 
Ellen Love aka Zoe Tapper, 31

Zoe Tapper in Stage Beauty, 2004
Zoe Tapper in Stage Beauty, 2004
Zoe Tapper in Stage Beauty, 2004
 
Zoe Tapper in Stage Beauty, 2004

She plays a saucy stage performer in Mr Selfridge; she played a saucy stage performer in 2004's Stage Beauty. Saucy!

Frank Edwards aka Samuel West, 46
Frank Edwards aka Samuel West, 46
Frank Edwards aka Samuel West, 46
 
Frank Edwards aka Samuel West, 46

Samuel West in Howard's End, 1992
Samuel West in Howard's End, 1992
Samuel West in Howard's End, 1992
 
Samuel West in Howard's End, 1992

Before the moustache took over his face, Samuel co-starred with a young Helena Bonham-Carter and Emma Thompson in the 1992 film Howard's End.

Mrs Selfridge aka Frances O'Connor, 45
Mrs Selfridge aka Frances O'Connor, 45
Mrs Selfridge aka Frances O'Connor, 45
 
Mrs Selfridge aka Frances O'Connor, 45

Frances O'Connor in Love And Other Catastrophes, 1996
Frances O'Connor in Love And Other Catastrophes, 1996
Frances O'Connor in Love And Other Catastrophes, 1996
 
Frances O'Connor in Love And Other Catastrophes, 1996

In the show, Australian actress Frances is an Edwardian wife. In 1996's Love And Other Catastraphes, she was a lesbian film student.

Not a typecast, at least.

Victor aka Trystan Gravelle, 31
Victor aka Trystan Gravelle, 31
Victor aka Trystan Gravelle, 31
 
Victor aka Trystan Gravelle, 31

Trystan Gravelle in King Lear, 2008
Trystan Gravelle in King Lear, 2008
Trystan Gravelle in King Lear, 2008
 
Trystan Gravelle in King Lear, 2008

He's a waiter in the Palm Court restaurant on the show. But in 2008 he was in King Lear, dah-ling.

 
 

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