Real Housewives of New Jersey star Danielle Staub's past includes cocaine, prostitution ... and a stint on a soap opera!

Before she became the villain of the latest installment of the hit Bravo franchise, the 46-year-old appeared in a scene from All My Children.

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In the 2001 episode, Staub played a sexy Italian woman on a date with Jackson Montgomery (played by Walt Willey).

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She had few lines -- including "so my grandmother told me" and "of course" -- but appeared alongside Josh Duhamel, who starred on the ABC soap for three years.

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