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16 Years On, This Is What The Cast Of "Ghost World" Look Like

"Some people are OK but mostly I just feel like poisoning everybody."

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1. Thora Birch (Enid)

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Fun fact: Jennifer Love Hewitt, Alicia Silverstone, Claire Danes, Sarah Michelle Gellar, and Melissa Joan Hart were all considered for the role of Enid.

2. Scarlett Johansson (Rebecca)

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Fun fact: Scarlett Johannsson was only 15-years-old when she filmed Ghost World, meaning she was only allowed to shoot half as much as the adults in the movie.

3. Steve Buscemi (Seymour)

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Fun fact: Seymour's character is based on director Terry Zwigoff.

4. Bob Babalan (Enid's dad)

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Fun fact: Terry Zwigoff deicided to turn the graphic novel Ghost World into a movie when his wife bought the comic book home from work one day.

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5. Illena Douglas (Roberta the art teacher)

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Fun fact: Roberta was based on Dan Clowes' 7th grade school teacher. "[She] was a very annoying woman and it’s my way of getting revenge on her," the graphic novelist said.

6. Pat Healy (John Ellis)

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Fun fact: Almost all of Seymour’s stuff that we see in the movie comes from Zwigoff's own collection.

7. Teri Garr (Maxine, Enid's stepmother)

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Fun fact: Zwigoff and Clowes pitched the movie to Hollywood executives for five years before it was picked up.

8. Stacey Travis (Dana)

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Fun fact: Zwigoff took acting classes before making the movie to gain a deeper understanding of the process.

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9. Dave Sheridan (Doug)

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Fun fact: One of the customers you see in the porn shop scene is played by the same actor as the high school principal. This was accidental.

10. David Cross (Gerrold, Seymour's friend)

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Fun fact: The movie's mutilator painting and the coat hanger sculpture were both made by the prop master's son.

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