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You won’t recognise this character from Mrs Doubtfire

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It's been over 20 years since the film first came out...

We were recently shocked to learn that the wonderful Robin Williams was rejected for a role in Harry Potter, especially as the late actor has given us many a classic childhood film over the years. Take Mrs Doubtfire for example, which came out well over 20 years ago now.

If that alone doesn’t make you feel old, then seeing what the child stars of the 1993 classic look like now definitely will.

In other TV nostalgia news, it’s almost been a good 15 years since the final episode of Sabrina the Teenage Witch aired on our screens. And not to try and add to the age crisis you’re now probably experiencing, but the child actors of one of your favourite TeenNick shows are now all grown, so much so you many not even recognise them.

Then of course, there’s the child cast of the Harry Potter franchise. From Hermione Granger to Neville Longbottom and even Durmstrang student Viktor Krum, they all look astoundingly different these days. We can’t cope.

But it’s not just our favourite witches and wizards that have had a spell cast on them. It’s been over 10 years since the final episode of Friends aired on our TV screens and the younger cast have grown up A LOT in the 13 years since we said goodbye to the gang.

Fans will recall that Ross was the first of the bunch to become a dad after his ex-partner Carol gave birth to their son, Ben. But did you know that baby Ben was in fact played by TWO rather famous twins throughout the show?

Of course, Ross then went on to have a second child with Rachel (who could forget that love story?) and it turns out Emma Geller-Green was also played by a set of twins. You won’t believe just how grown up they are now, or what Phoebe’s triplets look like today, either. It’s safe to say the child cast of everyone’s favourite TV show have definitely grown up.

The child cast of Friends aren’t the only child actors who have grown up a lot since their rise to fame, either. The actress who played Matilda in the 1996 movie of the same name looks SO different today, although you can still see the resemblance.

You won’t believe your eyes when you see what Miranda and Steve’s baby Brady from Sex and the City looks like now (or what he recently revealed about our favourite TV show in a recent interview). And we bet you don’t recognise little Juanita Solis from Desperate Housewives.

Scroll through the gallery below to find out the answer to all of these questions and discover what your favourite child actors look like today. Prepare to feel old…

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