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You May Be Surprised At What These 10 Movie Stars Looked Like As Children

Can You Recognize These 10 Movie Stars From When They Were Young?

Star #1 born 1962

Some adults look very similar to the way they looked as children. Others look drastically different.

Actors are no different than anyone else. Some look the same as they did when they were kids. Others you would never recognize. Here are 10 movie stars from the golden age of film up to the present.

We’ll give you their birth year as a clue.

Even if you’re a big movie buff this will be a challenging task.

How many stars can you recognize?

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Answers are below photo #10.

Star # 2 born 1914

Star #3 born 1887

Star #4 born 1973

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Classic Hollywood #45 – Kirk Douglas & Brigitte Bardot

18-year-old Brigitte Bardot and Kirk Douglas Having Fun On The Beach At Cannes -1953

Brigitte Bardot Kirk Douglas at Cannes 6 14 1953 - photo UPI

Brigitte Bardot Kirk Douglas at Cannes 6 14 1953 – photo UPI

What are Brigitte Bardot and Kirk Douglas doing on the beach at Cannes? Apparently just having a bit of fun during a break from the filming of their latest movie.

Bardot had made only a couple of films prior to her supporting role as Mimi in the Anatole Litvak directed film Un acte d’amour (Act of Love), which was released in the winter of 1953.

Bardot looks absolutely gorgeous here and a United Press International photographer was lucky enough to be around to snap some photos of the star, Douglas and the future star, Bardot. Here are a couple of other shots from that day.

Brigitte Bardot Kirk Douglas Cannes 53 6 14Brigitte Bardot Kirk Douglas hair braiding Cannes 53 6 14

 

Classic Hollywood #11

Before Bardot Was A Sex Symbol (circa 1951)

Yes we know Brigitte Bardot is not a Hollywood fixture. She made almost all of her films in Europe but transcended borders as an international sex symbol of the 1950’s and 1960’s. So we can feature her here under the Classic Hollywood moniker. In this photo a very young Bardot wears a quasi ballet top with fishnet stocking ensemble.

Bardot had several years of dance training as a child and as a teen was accepted at the prestigious Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse in Paris where she studied ballet for three years.

Bardot began a modeling career in 1949 and moved into films in 1952. She became known as the “sex kitten” and rivaled Marilyn Monroe for international film star popularity. Brigitte Bardot retired from acting at the age of 39 in 1973. She then proceeded to pose for Playboy in 1974 to celebrate her 40th birthday.

These days the former French actress is a fierce animal rights activist and is an outspoken opponent of the Islamization of France.  A profile about Bardot appears in the March 2012 issue of Vanity Fair along with a slideshow of iconic photographs.