I Used AI Technology On 26 Older Celebrities To See How Accurately It Aged Them, And It’s Scary To See


Young Helen Mirren looks JUST like Jennifer Lawrence. It’s so wild.

I recently used AI technology to determine what today’s biggest celebrities would look like when they’re much older, and the results were so wild and cool.

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(Old Robert Pattinson can absolutely still get it, to be honest!)

So, to make things more fun, I used that same technology on pictures of older celebs when they were younger to see how accurately it’d age them. Here are the results.

1. This is what Cher looked like in 1970 when she was 24.

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This is what AI technology thought Cher would look like today, at the age of 76.

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And here’s a side-by-side of fake Cher with real Cher.

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2. This is what Larry David looked like in 1980 when he was 32.

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This is what AI technology thought Larry would look like today, at the age of 75.

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And here’s a side-by-side of fake Larry with real Larry.

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3. This is what Meryl Streep looked like in 1979 when she was 30.

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This is what AI technology thought Meryl would look like today, at the age of 72.

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And here’s a side-by-side of fake Meryl with real Meryl.

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4. This is what Morgan Freeman looked like in 1979 when he was 42.

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This is what AI technology thought Morgan would look like today, at the age of 85.

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And here’s a side-by-side of fake Morgan with real Morgan.

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5. This is what Dolly Parton looked like in 1978 when she was 32.

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This is what AI technology thought Dolly would look like today, at the age of 76.

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And here’s a side-by-side of fake Dolly with real Dolly.

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6. This is what Jackie Chan looked like in 1975 when he was 21.

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This is what AI technology thought Jackie would look like today, at the age of 68.

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And here’s a side-by-side of fake Jackie with real Jackie.

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7. This is what Helen Mirren looked like in 1970 when she was 25.

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This is what AI technology thought Helen would look like today, at the age of 76.

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And here’s a side-by-side of fake Helen with real Helen.

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8. This is what Harrison Ford looked like in 1977 when he was 35.

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This is what AI technology thought Harrison would look like today, at the age of 79.

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And here’s a side-by-side of fake Harrison with real Harrison.

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9. This is what Julie Andrews looked like in 1964 when she was 29.

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This is what AI technology thought Julie would look like today, at the age of 86.

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And here’s a side-by-side of fake Julie with real Julie.

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10. This is what George Takei looked like in 1966 when he was 29.

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This is what AI technology thought George would look like today, at the age of 85.

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And here’s a side-by-side of fake George with real George.

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11. This is what Rita Moreno looked like in 1955 when she was 24.

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This is what AI technology thought Rita would look like today, at the age of 90.

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And here’s a side-by-side of fake Rita with real Rita.

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12. This is what Ian McKellen looked like in 1969 when he was 30.

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This is what AI technology thought Ian would look like today, at the age of 83.

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And here’s a side-by-side of fake Ian with real Ian.

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13. This is what Maggie Smith looked like in 1962 when she was 27.

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This is what AI technology thought Maggie would look like today, at the age of 87.

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And here’s a side-by-side of fake Maggie with real Maggie.

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14. This is what Héctor Elizondo looked like in 1974 when he was 38.

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This is what AI technology thought Héctor would look like today, at the age of 85.

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And here’s a side-by-side of fake Héctor with real Héctor.

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15. This is what Diane Keaton looked like in 1976 when she was 30.

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This is what AI technology thought Diane would look like today, at the age of 76.

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And here’s a side-by-side of fake Diane with real Diane.

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16. This is what James Earl Jones looked like in 1960 when he was 29.

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This is what AI technology thought James would look like today, at the age of 91.

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And here’s a side-by-side of fake James with real James.

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17. This is what Judi Dench looked like in 1957 when she was 22.

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This is what AI technology thought Judi would look like today, at the age of 87.

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And here’s a side-by-side of fake Judi with real Judi.

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18. This is what Quincy Jones looked like in 1962 when he was 29.

This is what AI technology thought Quincy would look like today, at the age of 89.

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And here’s a side-by-side of fake Quincy with real Quincy.

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19. This is what Diana Ross looked like in 1968 when she was 24.

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This is what AI technology thought Diana would look like today, at the age of 78.

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And here’s a side-by-side of fake Diana with real Diana.

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20. This is what Robert De Niro looked like in 1972 when he was 29.

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21. This is what AI technology thought Bobby would look like today, at the age of 78.

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And here’s a side-by-side of fake Bobby with real Bobby.

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22. This is what Dionne Warwick looked like in 1965 when she was 25.

This is what AI technology thought Dionne would look like today, at the age of 81.

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And here’s a side-by-side of fake Dionne with real Dionne.

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23. This is what Michael Caine looked like in 1965 when he was 32.

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This is what AI technology thought Michael would look like today, at the age of 89.

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And here’s a side-by-side of fake Michael with real Michael.

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24. This is what Jessica Lange looked like in 1980 when she was 31.

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This is what AI technology thought Jessica would look like today, at the age of 73.

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And here’s a side-by-side of fake Jessica with real Jessica.

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25. This is what Robert Redford looked like in 1963 when he was 27.

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This is what AI technology thought Robert would look like today, at the age of 85.

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And here’s a side-by-side of fake Robert with real Robert.

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26. And this is what Jane Fonda looked like in 1962 when she was 25.

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This is what AI technology thought Jane would look like today, at the age of 84.

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And here’s a side-by-side of fake Jane with real Jane.

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