Before she was royal, Princess Mary starred in an advertisement for trains.

Everyone’s got a past. Some people’s just happen to be documented.

The year was 1998.

Princess Mary of Denmark was Mary Donaldson, working away at an advertising agency in Sydney. She was still two years away from meeting Prince Frederik of Denmark.

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Princess Mary and Prince Frederik. Image via Tumblr.

Her advertising agency pitched an ad for V-Line trains and Mary starred in it as an extra.

You can watch the ad below. But let us warn you – it’s kind of creepy.

Video via Cave Studios

Does this ad make you want to buy a two-for-one train ticket? Didn’t think so.

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