Do You Recognize These 20 Teen Celebrities?

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We are all used to seeing celebrities when they are older. But celebrities were awkward teenagers once, too! Just how awkward were they? Check it out for yourself.

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Daniel Craig

Even as a teen, Daniel Craig was nice looking. He would go on to star in Casino Royale and a James Bond film.
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Gwyneth Paltrow

Who would have known that this teen would grow up to be a singer, food writer, and actress? She is known for Emma and Seven.
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John Lennon

Few people who saw John as a teen could imagine what he’d grow up to do. Everyone has heard at least one of his songs.
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Lena Dunham

Look closely at this teenager. Would you believe that this is Lena Dunham, future actress and director?
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Michelle Williams

Michelle Williams started out with acting on TV in the 1990s. She was the actress who brought us Jen Lindley on Dawson’s Creek from 1998-2003.
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Jane Fonda

Who is this stunning teen? Why, it’s none other than future author, fitness guru, and model Jane Fonda!
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Sofia Coppola

Sofia’s last name is one that you will surely recognize. She’s an actress, screenwriter, and the third woman to be nominated for the best director Academy Award.
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Elvis Presley

Look closely at this teen. Who would have thought he’d become one of the most famous musicians in history?
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Helena Bonham Carter

Helena is an accomplished actress. From the Harry Potter movies to Charlie and the Chocolate factory to Sweeney Todd, she’s got a lot of films under her belt.
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Kate Moss

Katie Moss was beautiful even as a teen. This teen would grow up to be a beautiful woman.
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Steve Buscemi

Steve is no stranger to the silver screen. He has been in many movies, including Parting Glances, Mystery Train, Desperado, Reservoir Dogs, Armageddon, and Con Air.
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Christian Bale

What a cutie! From small projects to the blockbusters, there are few who don’t know his name!
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Goldie Hawn

Goldie Hawn’s been acting for a while. Who could imagine that this teen would go on to make such movies as The First Wives Club and Death Becomes her?
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Brooke Shields

Brooke started out modeling as a child. She then moved onto acting.
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Johnny Depp

If you look closely at this teen with the crazy hair, you can almost imagine his future character Edward Scissorhands. Of course, he also is known for being Jack Sparrow, Frederick Abberline, and many others.
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Robert Downey Jr

Robert Downey Jr had been acting since he was 5. So when he was a teenager, he was no stranger to the big screen.
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Brad Pitt

Brad probably never imagined that one day he’d have a SAG award, Golden Globe, and 5 nominations for Academy Awards. Or that he’d become such a well-known actor.
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Angelina Jolie

Looking at her, who would think that one day she would marry Brad Pitt and become a famous actress? Not just any actress, but the highest paid in Hollywood.
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George Clooney

George has certainly come a long way from being a teen. That awkward teenager grew up to be one of the sexiest actors alive.
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Jay-Z

When he was Shawn Corey Carter, did he have dreams of becoming a rapper? Or producing records and becoming an entrepreneur?
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