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The "Back To The Future" Films Were Pretty Good At Guessing What These Actors Would Look Like 30 Years Older


Remember in the Back to the Future series when, through the magic of time travel, we see older versions of various characters in the same film? / Universal Pictures

Thomas F. Wilson, who played Biff Tannen; Crispin Glover, who played George McFly, and Lea Thompson, who played Marty McFly's mother, Lorraine Baines, all had makeup to make their characters look older.

Now that it really is (almost) 30 years on since the original Back to the Future came out in 1985, this image shows how accurate the makeup artists were.

Back To The Future aging with makeup vs reality

Meredith Frost@MeredithFrost

Back To The Future aging with makeup vs reality

4:22 AM - 22 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

In short, they did an impressive job.

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