Part of celebrity life is the constant photographs. They're literally constantly on camera, and we've seen them from every possible angle, and in every possible situation. Sometimes, in the case of the Disney Channel, it's like that from an uncomfortably early age. Yet somehow, sometimes celebrities can still be utterly unrecognizable in their early photos.

From scruffy to dapper. From military fatigues to Awards Show host tux. From chunky to “what you picture in your head when you envision white guy handsome.” It's hard to even say these are “Ugly Duckling” stories, because most of them were always beautiful swans. Sure, some of them are “Ugly Duckling” stories (or the reverse), but we're not here for aesthetic judgments. No judgment, here, man. We're here just to marvel at the passage of time and what it does to people. 

Case in point: These celebrities who look absolutely nothing like they did in these early photos.

TY BURRELL IS BEST KNOWN AS AMERICA'S LOVABLY GOOFY DAD, PHIL DUNPHY... WHICH IS SURPRISING BECAUSE HE USED TO LOOK LIKE THE KIND OF GUY THAT WOULD BU

NOBODY COULD HAVE SEEN THAT THIS ADORABLY CHUNKY YOUNG RYAN SEACREST... WOULD GROW UP TO BE ONE OF THE MOST POPULAR AND HARDWORKING PEOPLE IN SHOW BUS

STEPHEN COLBERT MIGHT LOOK LIKE A PRETTY BUTTONED DOWN GUY NOW... BUT WAY WAY BACK IN THE 1980s, HE LOOKED LIKE THE KIND OF GUY WHO KNEW HOW TO PARTY.

THIS COCKY LITTLE GREASER IS ACTUALLY AWARD WINNING ACTOR TOM CRUISE... BEFORE HE HAD HIS MILLION DOLLAR HOLLYWOOD SMILE.

ALEX JONES IS KNOWN FOR BEING A POPULAR CONSPIRACY THEORIST... BUT BEFORE INFOWARS AND FAKE DIET SUPPLEMENTS, HE DEVOTED MOST OF HIS TIME TO GETTING R

BEFORE HE WAS EVERYONE'S SECOND FAVORITE THE PRICE IS RIGHT HOST... RCY FOF NIMALS M DREW CAREY WAS A TOUGH-AS-NAILS MARINE RESERVIST. CRACKED

YOUNG JOSEPH STALIN LOOKED LIKE THE KIND OF GUY WHO'D HAVE A VERY METICULOUS RANKING OF LOCAL CRAFT BEERS... OLD MAN JOSPEH STALIN LOOKED LIKE A GRUMP

DANNY DEVITO WAS A SUAVE LOOKIN' GUY BACK IN HIS YOUNG JERSEY DAYS... AND HE HAS ONLY CONTINUED TO GET BETTER WITH AGE, LIkE A FINE WINE.

IN HER YOUNGER DAYS, MARTHA STEWART HAD A BOOMING MODELING CAREER. THESE DAYS SHE'S THE HEAD OF A BOOMING BUSINESS EMPIRE WORTH over HALF A BILLION DO

THIS YOUNG AIRMAN WAS THE GUY WHO SCREAMS AT YOU FOR BEING LATE TO WORK HE WAS ALSO THE FAMOUSLY SOFT SPOKEN PAINTER BOB ROSS. CRACKED COM

MOST PEOPLE KNOW JULIE BOWEN AS CLAIRE DUNPHY ON MODERN FAMILY... AND IT IS HARD TO IMAGINE SHE WAS ALSO THE LOVE INTEREST IN HAPPY GILMORE NEARLY 25

AT OVER 500 LBS, ETHAN SUPLEE WAS OFTEN CAST AS THE FAT GUY IN THE EARLY 2000s... ing BUT AFTER AN INCREDIBLE BODY TRANSFORMATION, HE LOOKS LIKE HE

IS THIS STRAPPING SAILOR A YOUNG DAVE FRANCO? NOPE, THAT SEAMAN IS NONE OTHER THAN SEAN CONNERY! (ASK YOUR MOM)

IN THE EARLY '90s, GIANCARLO ESPOSITO LOOKED LIke HE'D RATHER HANG OUT IN CLOUD CITY... Gon THAN WORRY ABOUT A CHICKEN AND METH EMPIRE.

BEFORE ADAM DRIVER COMMANDED THE FIRST ORDER AS KYLO REN... HE WAS JUST A GOOFY KID IN THE MARINES.

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