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Where Are They Now: Cast of E.T.

It's been over 30 years since E.T. captured our hearts. Check out the cast today!

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    One of our favorite movies scenes from the 80's
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    A movie mom veteran, Dee Wallace has appeared in everything from the "The Howling" and "The Hills Have Eyes," but back in 1982 she took a break from the horror genre to played Elliott's mom, Mary. In a 2007 interview with Den of Geek she talked about her role in "E.T.," saying, "It opened up enormous opportunities for me, and interestingly enough not so much in films, but TV….The one thing that it really pigeon-holed me into, though, was mothers." Next up, she stars in the Rob Zombie horror flick "The Lords of Salem."
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    His role as the mysterious scientist, "Keys," brought Peter Coyote fame, but acting is just one of his passions. He's an author and Pushcart Prize winner, an Emmy Award winning narrator, and a political activist. Most recently, you can hear his distinctive voice on a series of commercials for Apple's iPad.
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    Back in her "E.T." days, the five- year old child star had blonde pigtails reminiscent of Cindy Brady, but the "Brady Bunch" similarities stopped there. Drew Barrymore's childhood battles with drug and alcohol abuse are legendary, but the star cleaned up her act and became a respected Hollywood heavy hitter, producing and starring in films "The Wedding Singer," "Charlie's Angels" and "50 First Dates." Her most recent project? In 2012, she tied the knot with longtime love Will Kopelman.
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    His role as Elliott's snarky 16-year old brother in the iconic film had teen actor Robert MacNaughtonfeeling like a lottery winner, but he still stepped away from acting. According to People,MacNaughton later took a job as a mail handler with the U.S. Postal Service. "I like the physicality of it. It gets crazy and hectic-like putting on a show," he said.
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    Back in 1982 he played 10-year old Elliott, the boy who finds and befriends E.T. But child star Henry Thomas went on to land adult roles in films like "Legends of the Fall" and "Gangs of New York." These days, 40-year old Henry Thomas continues to act (up next, the 2012 film "Big Sur") and plays in an L.A. rock band, Farspeaker.
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    Check out the cast together- Now