Before They Were Icons: See What Top Hollywood Actors Looked Like In Their 20s

Believe it or not, the iconic actors that dominate Hollywood today weren’t bold mature and famous. At one point, they were young adults with big dreams of ending up where they are today. Prepare to be wowed by what some of these actors looked like in their 20s, right around when their careers really began to blossom.

Kate Winslet Was Nominated For An Academy Award Twice In Her Twenties

Kate Winslet began her acting career at the young age of 15. However, she became the talk of the town when she was nominated for an Academy Award and Golden Globe and won a BAFTA Screen Actors Guild Award for her performance in Sense and Sensibility at the age of 20.

Picture of Kate Winslet
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Ken Hively/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images/John Phillips/Getty Images

Then, in 1997, at the age of 22, she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role and a Golden Globe Award for her work in James Cameron’s Titanic, the highest-grossing film at the time. To this day, she remains one of the most respected actresses in the business.