Here's what these 21 TV celebrities looked like in high school

They looked a lot different before they were stars.

All images: Yearbook

Another school year is winding down. For high school graduates, the world is at their feet. With so much time and opportunity ahead of them, what lies ahead can seem pretty scary.

At one point in time, our favorite television celebrities were in that position. They had the daunting task of figuring out what to do after crossing the stage at graduation. Do they move out a pursue a career in show business, like Lucille Ball and Roseanne Barr, or do they go to college to obtain a degree?

Before their careers materialized, this is what these 21 celebrities looked like in high school. We used the 1990 book Yearbook by the creators of Memories Magazine to find these photos.

Take a look!

1. Robin Williams 

Redwood High School, Larkspur, California

Class of 1969

2. Roseanne Barr 

East High School, Salt Lake City, Utah

Class of 1970

3. Harvey Korman 

Senn High School, Chicago, Illinois

Class of 1943

4. Lucille Ball (center)

Jamestown High School, Jamestown, N.Y.

Photo taken in 1926

5. Rod Serling 

Binghamton Central High School, Binghamton, N.Y.

Class of 1943

6. Lindsay Wagner 

David Douglas High School, Portland, Oregon

Class of 1966

7. John Lithgow

Princeton High School, Princeton, New Jersey

Class of 1963

8. Jaclyn Smith

Mirabeau B. Lamar Senior High School, Houston, Texas

Class of 1964

9. Cheryl Ladd

Huron Senior High School, Huron, South Dakota

Class of 1969

10. Fred Rogers 

Latrobe High School, Latrobe, Pennsylvania

Class of 1946

11. Paul Reubens (a.k.a. Pee-wee Herman) 

Sarasota High School, Sarasota, Florida

Class of 1970

12. Cassandra Peterson (a.k.a. Elvira, Mistress of the Dark) 

Palmer High School, Colorado Springs, Colorado

Class of 1969

13. John Ritter

Hollywood High School, Los Angeles, California 

Class of 1966

14. Diane Sawyer

Seneca High School, Louisville, Kentucky

Class of 1963

15. Ted Koppel

McBurney School, New York, N.Y.

Class of 1956

16. Pat Sajak

Farragut High School, Chicago, Illinois

Class of 1964

17. Jessica Lange

Cloquet High School, Cloquet, Minnesota

Class of 1967

18. Don Johnson

Wichita High School, Wichita, Kansas

Class of 1967

19. Tom Brokaw

Yankton High School, Yankton, South Dakota

Class of 1958

20. Walter Cronkite

San Jancinto High School, Houston, Texas

Class of 1933

21. Oprah Winfrey

East High School, Nashville, Tennessee

Class of 1971

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CarnivorousVulgaris 49 months ago
I have the 1966 Cactus Yearbook from the University of Texas with Farrah Fawcett in it for her Freshman year!
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