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What Atreyu From "The Neverending Story" Looks Like Now

You know you had a crush on him.

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Barely anyone made it through childhood without a crush on Atreyu from The Neverending Story.

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From the moment he appeared on screen, you were captivated by him.

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Your heart soared along with him when he rode triumphant on Falkor's back.

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And it absolutely broke when Atreyu's horse Artax got stuck in the Swamp of Sadness.

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Needless to say, Atreyu left a lasting impression. Noah Hathaway, the actor who played him, was just 13 when the movie was released in 1984.

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And this is what he looks like today, aged 43.

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Side note: yes, The Neverending Story came out THIRTY YEARS AGO.

Noah has continued acting intermittently over the years, most recently starring in 2012's Sushi Girl and 2013's Blue Dream.

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He taught dance for awhile in the 1980s, before going on to compete in martial arts and motorcycle racing.

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He is currently working on war movie Burden of Freedom as a producer and actor.

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No word on whether he still cries about Artax.

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