Then: "The Weasel" was a wildly popular VJ from 1989-1994, hosting his own show, "Totally Pauly," as well as several MTV Spring Break installments.
Now: After enjoying a moderately successful career as a movie actor ("Encino Man," "Son in Law," "Bio-Dome"), Shore released the well-received semi-autobiographical mockumentary "Pauly Shore Is Dead." He capitalized on that success in 2009 with the release of "Adopted," another mockumentary in which he travels to Africa to adopt a child, a la Angelina Jolie. —XFINITY Entertainment Staff (Photo: Kevork Djansezian/AP, Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
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