Brad Pitt has fond memories of his pre-fame job as a stripper's assistant - because the seedy post landed him a great acting teacher.
The hunk was working as an extra in Hollywood when he picked up work as a driver and minder to Tinseltown's hottest exotic dancers-for-hire.
Appearing on TV show Inside the Actors Studio, which aired in America on Friday (10Feb12), Pitt recalled, "You had to go to the girl's apartment, pick her up and then you'd have to drive her to the party and you would then be responsible for playing the music.
"Then you had to catch the clothes so the guys didn't steal them as they came off and then you had to try to collect the money at the end and get out of there alive."
Pitt revealed that one stripper he worked with was taking an acting class with Roy London and she invited the wannabe star to join her. London, who also worked with Geena Davis and Sharon Stone, agreed to take on the budding actor.