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Here's what 10 kids from your favourite Christmas films look like all grown up

Get ready to feel old.

‘TIS THE SEASON to don a onesie and watch your favourite Christmas films.

But do you ever wonder what the kids from your favourite Christmas movies look like now? Well, wonder no longer.

Remember Charlie from The Santa Clause?

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Well, he’s now 29 years old and looks like this

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As of last year, Lloyd was opening his own film and music production studio called LP Studios and playing in a band called Radiomason. (As of one month ago, Radiomason was on a hiatus.)

Keep on truckin’, Eric.

And what about Bernard the Head Elf?

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That’s David Krumholtz and here he is now:

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Krumholtz has continued to work as an actor and you’ve probably seen him in the likes of Numb3rs, Freaks and Geeks, The Good Wife, The League and, recently, Master of None.

He’ll always be Bernard The Head Elf to us, though.

How about Susan from Miracle on 34th Street?

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Mara Wilson, who starred in all the best 90s movies, is now 28 (!) and busy being super sound on Twitter.

(Seriously, follow her.)

What’s Michael from Elf doing with himself?

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Daniel Tay is now 23 and a little cutie.

Doesn’t time fly?

We couldn’t forget about The Kid from Bad Santa

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Brett Kelly is now 22 years old and set to reprise his role in Bad Santa 2.


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Ralphie from A Christmas Story looks nothing like his childhood self

Here’s Peter Billingsley back in 1983.


And here is in 2009 at the premiere of Couples Retreat, which he directed.

Yep, Ralphie is a hotshot director now. Who knew?

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Not to make you feel ancient, but remember the little boy from Love Actually?

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Here he is last month.

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And remember the object of his affections?

You know, the little girl who sang All I Want For Christmas Is You?

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Here she is all grown up.

The 23-year-old is now best known for having voiced characters in Adventure Time and Phineas and Ferb. She has also continued to pursue a music career.

We imagine she absolutely kills All I Want For Christmas is You at karaoke.

As for Buzz from Home Alone, aka the most iconic bad guy of the 1990s?

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Devin Ratray is now 38 years old and has forged quite an impressive career as of late, making appearances in Louie, Nebraska, Agent Carter and more.

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And just for good measure… remember Macaulay Culkin? (Of course you do.)

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Well, here he is now.

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And there he is on the far right.

Oh, how time flies.

Written by Amy O’Connor and posted on

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