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26 People Who Were Really, Ridiculously Hot When They Were Younger

*internally screams at this picture of Richard Nixon*

1. You guys, this is young Richard Nixon. I don't even know.

2. We're just saying, young Anthony Hopkins could GET IT.

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3. So could young Ian McKellen.

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4. And young Samuel L. Jackson.

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5. Young Stephen Colbert? Yes, please.

6. Look how stunning Susan Sarandon is here.

7. And Robert De Niro.

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8. Excuse me, young Joe Biden.

9. Hello, young Anjelica Huston.

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10. Young Bernie Sanders, if you're into that professorial corduroys + unkempt hair kind of thing.

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11. Matt LeBlanc? Uh-huh.

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12. Helen Mirren is UNF.

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13. Mads Mikkelsen? For sure.

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14. Here's proto–soft boy Christopher Walken.

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15. Jessica Lange looking perfect.

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16. And a young James Earl Jones.

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17. Meryl Streep looking gorgeous AF.

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18. Martin Sheen, wearing a jean jacket to death.

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19. Laurence Fishburne, giving a look.

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20. Young Albert Finney really enjoying that drink.

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21. Drew Carey, in fatigues.


22. Young John Wayne, smoldering out here.

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23. Al Pacino in his youth.

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24. John McCain, young, hot, and gesticulating wildly.

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25. Angela Bassett all fresh-faced and beautiful.

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P. awesome, right?


Anjelica Huston and Laurence Fishburne's names were misspelled in an earlier version of this post.