Dutch graphic designer Ard Gelinck makes time travel possible. At least, for popular celebrities. Gelinck has been photoshopping famous people as if they're hanging out with their younger selves, and the side-by-side comparisons come out so cool, you can't help but wonder if some of his subjects have them framed.

Gelinck has worked on these photomontages for about 10 years now, but it doesn't look like he's running out of ideas. On the contrary. The graphic designer continues to delight his 258K Instagram followers with regular photo comparisons. Continue scrolling to check out the latest ones, and for his earlier works, fire up Bored Panda's older articles here and here.

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Matt Leblanc

Matt Leblanc

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How you doin'?

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The graphic designer said he's always trying to challenge himself when it comes to Photoshop. "The 'Then and Now' series is quite old when you consider that me and my brother made the first image for it about 10 years ago," Gelinck told Bored Panda. "About 5 years ago, I edited pictures for a lot of Dutch celebrities and it was a success, so I then started working with foreign celebrity photos. The first one was Madonna, and she even posted my image on her own Instagram."

The Queen of Pop, however, isn't the only Gelinck subject who has publicly admired his work. Rob Lowe, Tina Turner, Lionel Richie, Annie Lennox, BeeGees, Jason Priestly, Keshia Knight Pulliam, Carice van Houten, Sylvester Stallone, Robbie Williams, Michael Douglas, Ricky Gervais, and many more have also given him a shoutout. "When I think about it, the list is quite impressive," Gelinck said.

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Carrie Fisher

Carrie Fisher

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Jezergirl
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1 year ago

This makes me cry a bit...

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When the Photoshop wizard is composing the pictures, he's often trying to make the subject and their former self embrace one another, be it an arm on the shoulder on a hug. "[The actual pose] depends on a lot of things. I'm trying to find one where they're standing next to each other."

The graphic designer thinks that his project has become so popular because people enjoy taking a trip down memory lane and remember the celebrities when they were young. Each of Gelinck's images is like a shot of nostalgia that brings back past moments of enjoying music chart hits, TV shows, and movies.

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Daniel Radcliffe

Daniel Radcliffe

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Sandra Simpson
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1 year ago

Kind of looks like Harry and James.

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Queen Elizabeth

Queen Elizabeth

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Tori Duffek Flores
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1 year ago

she was beautiful!!!

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Pierce Brosnan

Pierce Brosnan

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Bored Seb
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1 year ago

Now he could play James Bond

Id row
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1 year ago

He has played James Bond - 4 times.

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Oskar vanZandt
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1 year ago

Matured into debonair... have liked him since his "Remington Steele" days.

Jean Hendrickson
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1 year ago

Bored Seb, sarcasm? He was James Bond in Golden Eye, Tomorrow Never Dies, The World is not Enough, and Die Another Day.. I 'guessing you knew that !

SoozeeQ
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1 year ago

I don't think Bored Seb was being sarcastic. I think he was trying to emphasise that Pierce Brosnan was a great James Bond. Eg. Now *he* could play James Bond. (Others seem to have read it as *now* he could play James Bond).

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Andres Tejeda
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1 year ago

He went from young and dapper, to older, suave, and sophisticated.

Kirsten Kerkhof
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1 year ago

Well, hello there!

Shawna Rachelle
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1 year ago (edited)

Remington Steele

LSR
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1 year ago

This is one of those cases where my man crush does not let me say which one looks better!

Suzanne Dunne
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1 year ago

Still sexy

Patti Brock
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1 year ago

always classy

Kathy Flavin
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1 year ago

Still stunning! #taurus

Ninja Nonna
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1 year ago

Suave.

Linda Harms
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1 year ago

Oh, my.

Aria Whitaker
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1 year ago

Yes.

Surya Amriza
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1 year ago

It's PB in Remington Steele!!! Yeaaaa..... yes I'm that old :D

PeachPossum
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1 year ago (edited)

Remington Steele to James Bond and beyond. I gotta say, this guy aged beautifully... *sigh*

Rita Hamer
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1 year ago

He could play "M"

Gale Vester
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1 year ago

Only if the Bond world intersects with ‘West World’.

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Debrina Blackmoon
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1 year ago (edited)

nice:)

Mark
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1 year ago (edited)

That 90s hair :)

Virginia Anziani
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1 year ago

Actually, it's 80s hair. (I was there!) Wish they'd bring it back. Tired of the way everyone looks flat and tired these days. No mullets, just "fluff" and styling.

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Tiffany Shim
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1 year ago

Aging so well 😍

TomiSmith
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1 year ago

Can I bring you home Sir, pleaseeee?

Dorothy Cloud
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1 year ago

Know those eyes anywhere!

Colleen Stadnick
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1 year ago

Still hot! 😍

Susi Moffitt
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1 year ago

As dashing as ever!

Diana Hockley
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1 year ago

I don't think he or any of the others could play James Bond. Even Daniel Craig, good though he was, is not a patch on Sean Connery. After all, the first Bond is the one who made this franchise famous.

Stacey Gates
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1 year ago

ABSOLUTELY‼️

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Merilyn Horton
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1 year ago

Ageing like a fine wine.

Deborah Miller
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1 year ago

Still sexy as hell 😍🔥

Anna D
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1 year ago

Still handsome.

Sharon Madsen
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1 year ago

Aged gracefully!

Jacqueline Frye
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1 year ago

still handsome...

JessG
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1 year ago

He's the one that actually invented "Blue Steel"

Vinniegret
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7 months ago

Still a hunk

Michelle Graafmans
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1 year ago

Another one that has aged wonderfully.

Sheila Skolsky
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1 year ago

Young or older he is so handsome!

Pam Ballestero
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1 year ago

Good looking at all ages!

Sherry Willis
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1 year ago

Never cared for Pierce, just wrong to have an Irishman speaking like an Englishman!

Debbie Ramsay Hibbert
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1 year ago

Still devinare.

Krisztina Hortobágyi
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1 year ago

I prefer the elder one <3

Stacey Gates
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1 year ago

"Remington Steele" still looks classy.

Maria Munoz
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1 year ago

He has his ears pinned. Lol

Rebekah Boka
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1 year ago

so charming

Catherine Cramer
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1 year ago

Like fine wine, even better with age!

Tezdon Robinson
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1 year ago

why are they behind each other

Brenda Owens
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1 year ago

So sexy, and funny too. Like the way he looks now better.

Ann Collingwood
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1 year ago

The name is Brosnan, Pierce Brosnan. (Funny, so is mine.)

Vick Selvig
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1 year ago

HE DID! in several movies.

Tina-Marie Tarrant
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1 year ago

That forehead crinkle, always present.

Rita DS
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1 year ago

I prefer him aged and distinguished!

Shamayita Patra
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1 year ago

My all time favourite

Just Carmen
Community Member
1 year ago

Remmington Steele!! Loved the show and LOVE Pierce.

Kathryn Freeman
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1 year ago

More attractive now

Teresa Groth
Community Member
1 year ago

Absolutely beautiful both of Him!

Jenn Dragolic
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1 year ago

So hot!! Both pics!!

Jill Thomson
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1 year ago

Still gorgeous !

steve acra
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1 year ago

He looks better now!

Joyce Brazel
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1 year ago

I would take him young or old!

Marisa Tubby
Community Member
1 year ago

still so handsome ..

Xanthin Cyan Alizarin
Community Member
1 year ago

Look like father and son who are both HOT!!

Mulyadi Sukindo
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1 year ago

👍❤️👍

Bettye McKee
Community Member
1 year ago

Still beautiful.

Debbie Martin
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1 year ago

Better looking now

Basabi Banerjee
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1 year ago

Still he looks himself

Kristina Thomas
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1 year ago

Blue Steel

Linda Brown
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1 year ago

I love Pierce

Carole Strawn
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1 year ago

Always one of my favorites. Best James Bond in my opinion.

Sharon Vaughn
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1 year ago

He was handsome then, and even moreso now. Wow.

Susie Swearingen-Kamachi
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1 year ago

Better looking as he ages.

Rodrigo Baptista
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1 year ago

Remington Steele

Lois Arrowood
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1 year ago

Still as good looking as ever.

Caroline Driver
Community Member
1 year ago

Ach, still gorgeous! Been one of my fantasy males ever since Remington Steele

Rita Hamer
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1 year ago

He should play M

Kathi Keegan Chang
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1 year ago

Meh.

Greg Heller
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1 year ago

You know, just slapping 2 images together doesn't cut it. Google search to see some amazing samples.

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Robert De Niro

Robert De Niro

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Iris
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1 year ago

And another one of my favorite actors ❤❤

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Ryan Reynolds

Ryan Reynolds

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Dorothy Parker
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1 year ago

Love how his personality and sense of humor shines through.

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David Bowie

David Bowie

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Hisseefit
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1 year ago

Wish they would of used a Ziggy Stardust pic. 1972 vs 1986

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Jennifer Aniston

Jennifer Aniston

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1 year ago

I think she has aged well

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Will Smith

Will Smith

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Jezergirl
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1 year ago

He didn't change much!

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Jamie Lee Curtis

Jamie Lee Curtis

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Kathy Smith
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1 year ago

I admire her immensely. Also, she’s a wonderful actress, and beautiful.

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Julia Roberts

Julia Roberts

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Lilly's happy place
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1 year ago

she is my favorite actress, she is beautiful and she has never made a bad movie.

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Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt

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Aria Whitaker
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1 year ago

Like fine wine :)

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Matthew Perry

Matthew Perry

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Sandra Simpson
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1 year ago

Could this photoshop 𝘣𝘦 any better?

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#15

Peter Venkman (Bill Murray)

Peter Venkman (Bill Murray)

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Mark
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1 year ago

"I feel so funky" one of the best lines ever in a film, I know it's coming and it still makes me smile :)

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Tom Hanks

Tom Hanks

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CrunChewy McSandybutt
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1 year ago

Okay, but this is two of his characters, not how he actually looks. I'd like to see a side by side without costuming.

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George Clooney

George Clooney

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Jennifer Gould
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1 year ago

Wished they used his pic from his time on Rosanne! lol With his curly hair! :)

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Harrison Ford

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Aragorn II Elessar
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1 year ago

So amazing that he needs to be on here twice

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Ricky Gervais

Ricky Gervais

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N G
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1 year ago

Ricky, please explain yourself

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Mark Hamill

Mark Hamill

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Aragorn II Elessar
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1 year ago

Ah, the good old days when Luke preferred a blaster over a lightsaber, wanted to go to Tosche Station for power converters, and had two biological hands

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Dolly Parton

Dolly Parton

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Aria Whitaker
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1 year ago

I. LOVE. DOLLY. My daughter subscribes to her "Imagination Library" and has gotten a free book, every month since she was born! She has a heart of gold and is a true role model.

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The Rock

The Rock

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Zoe Murphy
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1 year ago

I think he looks better now.

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Hugh Grant

Hugh Grant

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Robin DJW
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1 year ago

He has aged better than many.

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Dave Grohl

Dave Grohl

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MagicalUnicorn
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1 year ago

this dude aged like fine wine

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#25

Kevin McCallister & Macaulay Culkin

Kevin McCallister & Macaulay Culkin

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1 year ago

Kevin! wow i hardly recognize him now he looks to different

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Whoopi Goldberg

Whoopi Goldberg

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JessG
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1 year ago

When did Whoopie's hair go completely white?!?!

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George Michael

George Michael

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ADHORTATOR
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1 year ago

RIP

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Sean Astin

Sean Astin

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LoPandas
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1 year ago

YES!!!! I WAS WAITING FOR THIS ONE

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Conan O’brien

Conan O’brien

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Granny Square
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1 year ago

That T-shirt! LOL

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Tom Felton & Draco Malfoy

Tom Felton & Draco Malfoy

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Mark
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1 year ago

I personally don't think he has aged well, probably comes from playing a evil character!

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