Table of content    
  1. James Marsden
  2. Chris Pine
  3. Jackson Rathbone
  4. Breckin Meyer
  5. Shawn Ashmore
  6. Kellan Lutz
  7. Jesse Metcalfe
  8. Matthew Davis
  9. Adam Brody
  10. Ethan Embry
  11. Chris Klein
  12. Nick Stahl
  13. Michael Vartan
  14. Joshua Jackson
  15. Seth Gabel
  16. Brian Krause
  17. Hugh Dancy
  18. Brendan Fehr
  19. Nate Richert

What 19 Hollywood Heartthrobs Of The 2000s Look Like Today

"Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind." These wise words by Nathaniel Hawthorne encapsulate the essence of our cinematic journey ahead. In the sprawling landscape of Hollywood, where dreams are woven into stories and characters etch themselves into our hearts, we often find ourselves pausing to wonder: what has become of those captivating heartthrobs who graced our screens in the iconic era of the 2000s?

Just as we revisit our favorite Movies to relive moments frozen in time, we will take a look at the transformation that years have wrought upon the faces we once adored. The passage of time is both a storyteller and an artist, leaving subtle traces on each of us, including those who walked the red carpets and lit up the silver screen. Here are 19 Hollywood heartthrobs who have ventured through years both kind and challenging. Keep scrolling down to peel back the curtain on their present-day appearances. We'll witness how the tapestry of time has affected their transformations.


#1. James Marsden

James Marsden is best known for his roles in the three X-Men films as the superhero Cyclops, as well as in other commercially successful films such as Hop, Superman Returns, Hairspray, Enchanted, The Box, and 27 Dresses.

#2. Chris Pine

Chris Pine is best known for his roles as James T. Kirk in the Star Trek reboot film series (2009–present).

#3. Jackson Rathbone

Jackson Rathbone is best known for his role as Jasper Hale in The Twilight Saga film series.

#4. Breckin Meyer

Breckin Meyer is a well-known American actor who has appeared in films such as Clueless (1995), The Craft (1996), Road Trip (2000), Rat Race (2001), and Ghosts of Girlfriends Past (2009).

#5. Shawn Ashmore

Shawn Ashmore is globally known for his roles as Bobby Drake / Iceman in the X-Men film series.

#6. Kellan Lutz

Kellan Lutz is best known for playing Emmett Cullen in The Twilight Saga film series (2008–2012).

#7. Jesse Metcalfe

Jesse Metcalfe is remembered for his portrayal of John Rowland on Desperate Housewives.

#8. Matthew Davis

Matthew Davis is best known for his roles as Warner Huntington III in Legally Blonde and Adam Hillman from 2006 to 2007 on the ABC comedy-drama What About Brian.

#9. Adam Brody

Adam Brody starred in a number of movies, such as Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005), Thank You for Smoking (2005), In the Land of Women (2007), and Jennifer's Body (2009).

#10. Ethan Embry

Ethan Embry is mostly known for his role as Mark in Empire Records, Preston in Can't Hardly Wait, and The Bass Player in That Thing You Do!

#11. Chris Klein

American actor Chris Klein is best known for his roles as Bill Townsend in the Netflix series Sweet Magnolias and most recently as Paul Metzler in the comedy film Election.

#12. Nick Stahl

Nick Stahl rose to fame for his performance in the 1993 film The Man Without a Face, co-starring Mel Gibson.

#13. Michael Vartan

Michael Vartan is a French-American actor, first gained recognization for his role as Michael Vaughn on the ABC television action drama Alias

#14. Joshua Jackson

Joshua Jackson is famous for his roles as Peter Bishop in the Fox science fiction series Fringe (2008–2013) and Pacey Witter on The WB's teen drama Dawson's Creek (1998–2003).

#15. Seth Gabel

Agent Lincoln Lee on the Fox television series Fringe, Cotton Mather on the WGN America series Salem, and Adrian Moore on the FX series Nip/Tuck are just a few of Seth Gabel's well-known roles.

#16. Brian Krause

Brian Krause is well-known for playing Leo Wyatt on the WB television series Charmed from 1998 to 2006 and for playing Charles Brady, the protagonist, in the 1992 slasher movie Sleepwalkers.

#17. Hugh Dancy

Hugh Dancy is an English actor who gained notoriety for playing David Copperfield in the television movie adaptation of the same name in 2000.

#18. Brendan Fehr

As Michael Guerin in the WB television series Roswell and as lab tech Dan Cooper in CSI: Miami, Brendan Fehr is a Canadian actor who works in both film and television.

#19. Nate Richert

Nate Richert is an American actor, musician and songwriter, best known as Harvey Kinkle in Sabrina the Teenage Witch (1996-2003).

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