Pitt went to college at the University of Missouri. With only two credits needed to graduate, he decided to drop out and move to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career. Before being discovered he took on a number of odd jobs to support himself, such as moving refrigerators and being a chauffeur for strippers.
The strangest of these, however, had to be wearing a giant chicken suit in order to attract customers to 'El Pollo Loco,' a fast-food chicken restaurant.
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