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    Jul 30, 2015

    The Original "Mission: Impossible" Movie Cast Then Vs. Now

    Five movies and 19 years later...

    Tom Cruise as Ethan Hunt

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    Tom Cruise is a huge movie star. Just a really huge movie star.

    Emmanuelle Béart as Claire Phelps

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    Since Mission: Impossible, Béart has appeared in French and English films. She's currently filming Beyond the Known World.

    Jon Voight as Jim Phelps

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    Since his turn as Jim, Voight has taken on numerous film and television roles. He has some projects currently in the works, including Baby Geniuses and the Space Baby.

    Henry Czerny as Eugene Kittridge

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    Czerny has continued to take on film and television roles — most recently he appeared as Conrad Grayson in Revenge. He's slated to appear alongside Christopher Plummer in Remember early next year.

    Ving Rhames as Luther Stickell

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    Rhames has appeared in all the Mission: Impossible sequels, and even voiced his character in a 2003 video game, "Mission: Impossible - Operation Surma." He's continued to work extensively in both TV and film.

    Jean Reno as Franz Krieger

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    After playing the two-faced Krieger, Reno continued to work in film and television. His projects include roles in Godzilla and The Da Vinci Code, and his next project, The Last Face with Charlize Theron and Javier Bardem, is coming out this year.

    Kristin Scott Thomas as Sarah Davies

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    The same year Mission: Impossible was released, Kristin Scott Thomas starred in The English Patient and was nominated for both Academy and Golden Globe Awards. She's continued to take on film, TV, and theater roles.

    Vanessa Redgrave as Max

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    The flawless Vanessa Redgrave continues to be flawless.

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