18 Hollywood Icons Whose Beauty Was Breathtaking in Their Youth

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Many actors began their careers well before our time, yet they continue to captivate us with their performances in popular movies and TV series. Despite the passing years, their charisma remains untouched, and their powerful appeal still mesmerizes us. However, their youthful charm was equally astonishing, and you’ll be amazed to see how handsome they were in their early days.

1. Alain Delon

2. Christopher Walken

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3. Mel Gibson


4. Al Pacino

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5. Jack Nicholson


6. Robert De Niro

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7. Sylvester Stallone

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8. Mel Brooks

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9. Robert Wagner

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10. Robert Duvall

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11. Harrison Ford

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12. William Shatner

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13. Dick Van Dyke

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14. Alan Alda

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15. Dustin Hoffman

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16. James Earl Jones

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17. Sam Elliott

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18. Michael Douglas

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We feel a unique emotional connection to these older celebrities because we’ve known them for decades, and they have, in a way, become a part of our family.

Please note: This article was updated in November 2022 to correct source material and factual inaccuracies.
Preview photo credit CHRISTOPHE SIMON/AFP/East News, La piscine / Société Nouvelle de Cinématographie and co-producer


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