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    14 Pictures Of The Older "Stranger Things" Cast In Their First Roles, In "Stranger Things," And Out In The Real World

    Matthew Modine, aka Dr. Brenner, has aged like a fine wine.

    Here's what Winona Ryder looked like as Rina in Lucas (1986):

    Ryder in "Lucas"

    Here's what Winona Ryder looked like as Joyce Byers in Stranger Things 4 (2022):

    Ryder in "Stranger Things 4"

    And here's what Winona Ryder looks like in real life:

    Ryder at the "Stranger Things 4" premiere

    Winona Ryder in 1986 vs. 2022:

    Ryder in "Lucas;" Ryder in "Stranger Things 4;" Ryder at the "Stranger Things 4" premiere

    Here's what David Harbour looked like as Officer Shanks in As the World Turns (2001):

    Harbour in "As the World Turns"

    Here's what David Harbour looked like as Jim Hopper in Stranger Things 4 (2022):

    Harbour in "Stranger Things 4"

    And here's what David Harbour looks like in real life:

    Harbour at the 2022 Met Gala

    David Harbour in 2001 vs. 2022:

    Harbour in "As the World Turns," "Stranger Things 4," and at the Met Gala

    Here's what Brett Gelman looked like as Glenn in Watching the Detectives (2007):

    Gelman in "Watching the Detectives"

    Here's what Brett Gelman looked like as Murray Bauman in Stranger Things 4 (2022):

    Gelman in "Stranger Things 4"

    And here's what Brett Gelman looks like in real life:

    Gelman at a "Stranger Things" event

    Brett Gelman in 2007 vs. 2022:

    Gelman in "Watching the Detectives," "Stranger Things 4," and the "Stranger Things 4" premiere

    Here's what Sean Astin looked like as Mikey Walsh in The Goonies (1985):

    Astin in "The Goonies"

    Here's what Sean Astin looked like as Bob Newby in Stranger Things 2 (2017):

    Astin in "Stranger Things 2"

    And here's what Sean Astin looks like in real life:

    Astin at Las Vegas Comic Con

    Sean Astin in 1985 vs. 2017 vs. 2022:

    Astin in "The Goonies," "Stranger Things 2," and at Las Vegas Comic Con

    Here's what Matthew Modine looked like as Steve in Baby It's You (1983):

    Modine in "Baby It's You"

    Here's what Matthew Modine looked like as Dr. Martin Brenner in Stranger Things 4 (2022):

    Modine in "Stranger Things 4"

    And here's what Matthew Modine looks like in real life:

    Modine at SiriusXM

    Matthew Modine in 1983 vs. 2022:

    Modine in "Baby It's You," "Stranger Things 4," and at SiriusXM

    Here's what Paul Reiser looked like as Modell in Diner (1982):

    Reiser in "Diner"

    Here's what Paul Reiser looked like as Dr. Sam Owens in Stranger Things 4 (2022):

    Reiser in "Stranger Things 4"

    And here's what Paul Reiser looks like in real life:

    Reiser at the SAG Awards

    Paul Reiser in 1982 vs. 2022:

    Reiser in "Diner," "Stranger Things 4," and at the SAG Awards

    Fun fact: Dr. Brenner and Dr. Owens starred in Bye Bye Love together in 1995!

    Reiser and Modine in "Bye Bye Love"

    Here's what Cara Buono looked like as Dawn in Gladiator (1992):

    Buono in "Gladiator"

    Here's what Cara Buono looked like as Karen Wheeler in Stranger Things 4 (2022):

    Buono in "Stranger Things 4"

    And here's what Cara Buono looks like in real life:

    Buono at the "Stranger Things 4" premiere

    Cara Buono in 1992 vs. 2022:

    Buono in "Gladiator," "Stranger Things 4," and at the "Stranger Things 4" premiere

    Here's what Joe Chrest looked like as Officer Carmichael in Family Matters (1994):

    Chrest in "Family Matters"

    Here's what Joe Chrest looked like as Ted Wheeler in Stranger Things 4 (2022):

    Chrest in "Stranger Things 4"

    And here's what Joe Chrest looks like in real life:

    Chrest at the "Stranger Things 4" premiere

    Joe Chrest in 1994 vs. 2022:

    Chrest in "Family Matters," "Stranger Things 4," and at the "Stranger Things 4" premiere

    Here's what Rob Morgan looked like as Alex in Pro-Black Sheep (2009):

    Morgan in "Pro-Black Sheep"

    Here's what Rob Morgan looked like as Chief Powell in Stranger Things 4 (2022):

    Morgan in "Stranger Things 4"

    And here's what Rob Morgan looks like in real life:

    Morgan at the Critics Choice Awards

    Rob Morgan in 2009 vs. 2022:

    Morgan in "Pro-Black Sheep;" "Stranger Things 4," and at the Critics Choice Awards

    Here's what Alec Utgoff looked like as Fedka in The Tourist (2010):

    Utgoff in "The Tourist"

    Here's what Alec Utgoff looked like as Dr. Alexei in Stranger Things 3 (2019):

    Utgoff in "Stranger Things 3"

    And here's what Alec Utgoff looks like in real life:

    Utgoff at the Venice Film Festival

    Alec Utgoff in 2010 vs. 2019 vs. 2022:

    Utgoff in "The Tourist," "Stranger Things 3," and at the Venice Film Festival

    Here's what Aimee Mullins looked like as Oonagh MacCumhail in Cremaster 3 (2002):

    Mullins in "Cremaster 3"

    Here's what Aimee Mullins looked like as Terry Ives (Eleven's mom) in Stranger Things 4 (2022):

    Mullins in "Stranger Things 4"

    And here's what Aimee Mullins looks like in real life:

    Mullins at the "French Dispatch" premiere

    Aimee Mullins in 2002 vs. 2022:

    Mullins in "Cremaster 3," "Stranger Things 4," and at the "French Dispatch" premiere

    Here's what Cary Elwes looked like as Harcourt in Another Country (1984):

    Elwes in "Another Country"

    Here's what Cary Elwes looked like as Mayor Larry Kline in Stranger Things 3 (2019):

    Elwes in "Stranger Things 3"

    And here's what Cary Elwes looks like in real life:

    Elwes at the "Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent" screening

    Cary Elwes in 1984 vs. 2019 vs. 2022:

    Elwes in "Another Country," "Stranger Things 3," and at the "Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent" screening

    Here's what Chris Sullivan looked like as Sprit in North Starr (2008):

    Sullivan in "North Starr"

    Here's what Chris Sullivan looked like as Benny Hammond in Stranger Things Season 1 (2016):

    Sulllivan in "Stranger Things" Season 1

    And here's what Chris Sullivan looks like in real life:

    Sullivan at the "This Is Us" finale

    Chris Sullivan in 2008 vs. 2016 vs. 2022:

    Sullivan in "North Starr," "Stranger Things" Season 1, and at the "This Is Us" finale

    Finally: Here's what Robert Englund looked like as Whitey in Buster and Billie (1974):

    Englund in "Buster and Billie"

    Here's what Robert Englund looked like as Victor Creel in Stranger Things 4 (2022):

    Englund in "Stranger Things 4"

    And here's what Robert Englund looks like in real life:

    Englund at a "Nightmare on Elm Street 2" screening

    Robert Englund in 1974 vs. 2022:

    Englund in "Buster and Billie," "Stranger Things 4," and at a "Nightmare on Elm Street 2" screening

    Check out more of our Stranger Things Season 4 coverage here.

    Winona Ryder in "Stranger Things 4"