Everybody's gotta start somewhere... Check out a few pre-fame victims of Jason, Freddy, Michael Myers, Leatherface, the Leprechaun, and killer tomatoes
The Devil's Rain (1975)
The same year Welcome Back, Kotter began, Travolta got his face melted (but the chin cleft's thankfully intact) in this B-movie, which featured a genius cast William Shatner! Ernest Borgnine! Tom Skerritt! and a plot about satanists.
Image Credit: The Devil's Rain: Everett Collection