When it comes to who will play Christian Grey, fans have some firm opinions. But there's no doubt that a small pack of hot dudes have captured the most attention and loyalty. It's hard to believe these hard bodies have ever done anything other than look good and be successful, but there was a time when they weren't famous and were struggling like most actors have to struggle before they hit the big time. Here's six top Christian Grey contenders and what they did before they became top choices for what could be the role of a lifetime.
Long before RPattz was brooding vampire Edward Cullen or Kristen Stewart's on-off boyfriend, he made the rounds as a paperboy. Bet he looks back fondly on those days when his mug wasn't on the cover of the news.