Before and after, look at how the Star Wars actors have changed

Everyone has seen the news, the new Star Wars, 'The Force Awakens' just released in 2015, 38 years after the first episode in the saga that was directed by George Lucas.

In 1997 'A New Hope' was released, marking the arrival of the Star Wars phenomenon, which has had some success from the start.

It's an opportunity for us to zoom in on these actors who have become unavoidable in the first 6 episodes, and see what they look like in 2015.

Take a look: 

1. Mark Hamill - Luke Skywalker. 1980 and 2015

66 years old

2. Harrison Ford - Han Solo. 1980 and 2015

75 years old

3. Carrie Fisher - Princess Leia. 1977 and 2015

Died: December 27, 2016 at age 61

4. Natalie Portman - Padmé Amidala. 2003 and 2015

36 years old

5. Hayden Christensen - Anakin Skywalker. 2005 and 2015.

36 years old

6. Ian McDiarmid - Emperor Palpatine. 2005 and in 2014.

73 years old

7. Billy Dee Williams - Lando Calrissian. 1980 and 2014

80 years old

8. Ewan McGregor - Obi-Wan Kenobi. 2005 and 2015

46 years old

9. Anthony Daniels - C3-PO. 1977 and 2015

71 years old

10. David Prowse - Darth Vader. 1980 and 2014

82 years old

11. Kenny Baker - R2-D2. 1977 and 2015

Died: August 13, 2016 at age 82

12. Peter Mayhew - Chewbacca. 1977 and 2014

73 years old

13. BONUS: Yoda - 1981 and 2003 (he's been rejuvenated, this one...)

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