AI Guessed What These Celebs Looked Like When They Were Younger And Oof, It Missed The Mark For Some Of These Folks

    The tech had some surprising takes on what they think these celebs could have looked like.

    It's amazing to see all the ways celebrities transform when they're in the public eye. We tried seeing if today's AI could figure out what these beloved stars looked like in their younger years, and the results were a mix of spot-on and major fail.

    1. Meryl Streep is joyful as ever pictured here in late 2021, at 72 years old.

    Meryl Streep is seen walking out of the today show on December 7, 2021 in New York City

    Here's what Meryl looked like in 1979 at 30 vs. what AI thinks she looked like at that age.

    2. Robert De Niro is serious here in a recent photo at age 78.

    Robert De Niro attends CinemaCon 2022 on April 28, 2022

    This is the actor on the set of Taxi Driver in 1975, at 32. And then, there's AI's take on him during that era.

    3. Cher looked fabulous at this event in 2020, when she was 74.

    In this image released on October 14, Cher poses backstage at the 2020 Billboard Music Awards, broadcast on October 14, 2020

    Forever fabulous, here she is at 31 in 1978. AI's a little heavy on the lip and eyebrow, but otherwise, not entirely off.

    4. Christopher Walken is a bonafide Hollywood legend, pictured here in 2018 at 75.

    Christopher Walken attends the Special Screening of the Netflix Film "Irreplaceable You" at The Metrograph on February 8, 2018

    On the left, we've got Christopher Walken in 1973 at 29. On the right, we've got AI's take.

    5. Here's Willie Nelson in a virtual appearance in September 2020 at 87.

    Musician Willie Nelson during an interview on September 15, 2020

    AI definitely missed the mark on Willie Nelson circa 1975 at 42.

    6. Jackie Chan is pictured here at an event in July 2021, at 67 years old.

    Actor Jackie Chan attends 'Raging Fire' premiere on July 28, 2021 in Beijing, China

    Here's Jackie Chan in 1981 at 27, and here's what AI thinks he would look like at 27.

    7. Whoopi Goldberg is flawless as ever at the 2021 Met Gala. She's 65 in this photo.

    Whoopi Goldberg attends The 2021 Met Gala Celebrating In America: A Lexicon Of Fashion at Metropolitan Museum of Art on September 13, 2021

    Here she is in 1980 vs. what AI thinks she should look like in that year, at around 25 years old.

    8. Pierce Brosnan looks dapper at this 2020 appearance at 66 years old.

    Pierce Brosnan attends the Prince's Trust And TK Maxx & Homesense Awards at London Palladium on March 11, 2020 in London, England

    On the left, there's Pierce in 1985 at 32. On the right, what AI thinks he looked like then.

    9. Here's Helen Mirren earlier this year, looking nowhere near 76 honestly.

    Helen Mirren attends the 28th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at Barker Hangar on February 27, 2022

    Here's Helen being an absolute smoke show in 1970, at around 25 years old. AI isn't super far off with what it thinks she'd look like at that age.

    10. It's hard to believe Denzel Washington is 67. Here he is earlier this year.

    Denzel Washington attends the 94th Annual Oscars Nominees Luncheon at Fairmont Century Plaza

    This is Denzel in 1990 at 35. AI's missing the mustache but otherwise comes pretty close.

    11. Glenn Close looked fabulous earlier this year at an event. She's 75 here.

    Glenn Close arrives for AppleTV+'s "Tehran" season 2 premiere at the Robin Williams center in New York, May 4, 2022

    Here's Glenn in 1987 at almost 40. AI's take is definitely not giving her enough credit.

    12. Liam Neeson had a blast at The Tonight Show earlier this year. He's 69 here.

    Liam Neeson during an interview on Tuesday, February 1, 2022

    This is Liam in 1990, at 37. AI took it in a different (but still handsome) direction.

    13. Angela Bassett looked incredible here in late 2021 at 63.

    Angela Bassett poses in the press room during the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in Cleveland, Ohio on October 30, 2021

    Here she is in 1993 at 34. AI gives her a more glammed look, but otherwise, it comes close.

    14. Harrison Ford is a Hollywood staple, pictured here at 78.

    Harrison Ford arrives at the World Premiere of 20th Century Studios' "The Call of the Wild" at the El Capitan Theatre on February 13, 2020

    Thanks to countless Star Wars rewatches, you probably have a pretty good idea of what Harrison looked like here in 1978 at about 35. AI misses the mark (and makes him look a little like the Bieb).

    15. Sigourney Weaver doesn't look anywhere near 71 in this photo from late 2021.

    Sigourney Weaver attends "The Good House" Premiere during the 2021 Toronto International Film Festival at Roy Thomson Hall on September 15, 2021

    Here she is in 1979 at around 30. The hair is off, but otherwise, AI has her well-matched.

    16. Is Tom Hanks ever not smiling? This is him just weeks ago, age 65.

    Tom Hanks attends the Sydney premiere of ELVIS at the State Theatre on June 05, 2022

    He's a little more serious in this photo from 1984 when he was 28.

    17. Michelle Pfeiffer is as striking as ever at 64, at an event earlier this year.

    Michelle Pfeiffer attends Showtime's FYC Event and Premiere for "The First Lady" at DGA Theater Complex on April 14, 2022

    Here's Michelle at 30, and AI's more demure take on what she'd look like at that age.

    18. Morgan Freeman is pictured here at 85.

    Morgan Freeman presents onstage at the AFI Awards Luncheon at Beverly Wilshire, A Four Seasons Hotel on March 11, 2022

    Here he is on the set of a TV movie at 44, followed by AI's take on what he'd look like at that age.

    19. Rita Moreno is a living legend at 90.

    Rita Moreno attends the 15th Annual WIF Oscar Party Celebrating The 2022 Women Oscar Nominees

    Here she is in 1955, at 24. AI doesn't come close to guessing how stunning her look was.

    20. Steve Martin keeps his sense of humor and his look sharp at 76.

    Steve Martin poses at the opening night of the new musical based on the 1992 film "Mr. Saturday Night" on Broadway at The Nederlander Theatre on April 27, 2022

    Here he is in 1968 Los Angeles, at age 23. Without the '60s hair, it's pretty close.

    21. Julie Andrews is graceful and poised as ever at 86.

    Julie Andrews attends the private cocktail reception with Life Achievement Honoree Julie Andrews at Fox Studio Lot on June 08, 2022

    Julie was equally sunny in this 1968 photo when she was 33. AI's take is close.

    22. Richard Gere has the same sweet smile at 72.

    Richard Gere attends the City Harvest Presents The 2022 Gala: Red Supper Club at Cipriani 42nd Street on April 26, 2022

    Richard Gere looks remarkably similar here in 1970, at 21. AI's take doesn't give him (and that hair) enough credit.

    23. Queen Elizabeth has spent her life in service and is still smiling here at 96.

    Queen Elizabeth II is given a tour by Keith Weed, President of the Royal Horticultural Society during a visit to The Chelsea Flower Show 2022 at the Royal Hospital Chelsea on May 23, 2022

    Here's then-Princess Elizabeth on her wedding day in 1947 at 21. AI gives her a more feathery but otherwise accurate look.

    24. Ian McKellen's striking stare is truly piercing here at 83.

    Sir Ian McKellen attends the RTST Sir Peter Hall Director Award Ceremony at The Swan, Shakespeare's Globe on May 8, 2022

    Here's Ian at 29 in 1968. AI definitely doesn't do him justice.

    So who was the closest in your opinion? Who was the worst? Let's chat in the comments.