Here's What The Cast Of “Elf” Look Like 15 Years Later


Will Ferrel – Buddy

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Will Ferrel was already a big name but has been in ton of movies since then, but most notably his other iconic character Ron Burgundy in the Anchorman films.


Zooey Deschanel – Jovie

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You probably now don’t recognise Zooey without her trademark bangs and dark hair, and from 2011 to May 2018 she starred as Jess Day in the hit show New Girl.


Daniel Tay – Michael

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Daniel seems to have taken a step back from the spotlight and acting, as the most recent public photo of him is from 2009. He doesn’t have a social media presence, but it seems that he is an SAT tutor!


Mary Steenburgen – Emily

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Mary was reunited with Will Ferrel when they acted together again in Step Brothers, and she’s appeared in Orange is the New Black, The Last Man on Earth as well as the recent movie Book Club.


James Caan – Walter

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James starred in the NBC show Las Vegas from 2003 to 2008, was in Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2, and has appeared in several independent horror and thriller movies amongst other things.


Peter Dinklage – Miles Finch

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Peter Dinklage is a household name at this point, and you most likely know him as Tyrion Lannister from Game of Thrones.


Bob Newhart – Papa Elf

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Bob has made recurring appearances on The Big Bang Theory as Professor Proton.


Jon Favreu – Doctor

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In 2008, Jon directed a little-known movie called Iron Man and has now served as an executive producer of a number of films that comprise the Marvel Cinematic Universe.


Amy Sedaris – Deb

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If you’re big into bingeing Netflix, you’ll know Amy has been in several episodes of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and is Princess Caroline in Bojack Horseman.


Peter Billingsley – Ming Ming

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First of all, Peter was also Ralphie in A Christmas Story so let that sink in for a minute. He’s been in movies such as The Break-up and Couples Retreat, and more recently has been an executive producer on the animated Netflix show F is for Family.


Ed Asner – Santa Clause

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Ed’s acting credits could fill a whole article in themselves, but a fun fact is that he voiced Carl Fredricksen in Up!