03/26/2013 01:24 pm ET Updated Mar 26, 2013

'Game Of Thrones' Star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau's German Sausage Commercial From 1998 (VIDEO)

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, a.k.a. Jaime Lannister on "Game of Thrones" and the recent star of "Mama," wasn't always a leading man.

On "Jimmy Kimmel Live," Coster-Waldau revealed the worst job he's ever had: a 1998 German sausage commercial.

Though the Danish actor had been denying the commercial for years, he admitted to Kimmel that he was desperate for cash. Coster-Waldau wanted to do more Bard, less beef, but instead, he got to play a man who is granted one last wish before he's killed.

"The last wish was a big bite of sausage," the actor told Kimmel before he revealed the commercial.

But Coster-Waldau is certainly not alone. Check out more famous faces' in pre-success commercials below.

"Game of Thrones" Season 3 premieres on Sunday, March 31 at 9 p.m. ET on HBO.

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