Celebrity yearbook photos capture Hollywood icons in their pre-teen prime

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    Celebrity yearbook photos

    Check out high schoolers George Clooney, Tom Hanks, Angelina Jolie and more stars before they were famous.

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    Most likely to win an Oscar -

    Jennifer Lawrence was absolutely adorable long before she found fame, as her eighth-grade yearbook photo, taken in 2005, proves. The future "Hunger Games" star, who went on to win an Oscar for her work in "Silver Linings Playbook," attended Kammerer Middle School in Louisville, Kentucky.

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    All right all right all right! -

    Matthew McConaughey totally rocked a choker necklace and his laid back attitude in his sophomore year photo at Longview High School in Texas in 1986.

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    'Mad About' Helen -

    Helen Hunt didn't have to go far to make her way to Hollywood after high school. The actress, seen in her 1981 senior photo for Providence High School in Burbank, California, started studying acting at age 8 with her dad, director Gordon Hunt.

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    Red hot smile -

    Jessica Chastain already had the megawatt smile as a senior at El Camino High School in Sacramento, California, in 1995.

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    The eyes have it -

    Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow is shown during her junior year in 1968 at San Carlos High School in San Carlos, California.

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    Most popular -

    They probably really liked her! Sally Field is seen in her senior photo in 1964 for Birmingham High School in Van Nuys, California.

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    Golden girl -

    Amy Adams knew the swoop 'do would be trendy even back in 1992, when she posed for her senior photo for Douglas County High School in Castle Rock, Colorado.

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    Smile, sunshine! -

    Alan Arkin rocked a bow tie in 1951 for his senior photo for Benjamin Franklin High School in Los Angeles.

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    Commanding attention -

    Steven Spielberg struck a commanding pose for his senior photo, taken in 1965 for Saratoga High School in Saratoga, California. The acclaimed director went on to win three Academy Awards.

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    Getting real -

    Anne Hathaway's first big role came in 1999 with the television drama "Get Real." The show was still on the air when she posed for her senior photo the next yearfor Millburn High School in Millburn, New Jersey. The actress later gained fame starring in the "Princess Diaries" films, and earned an Oscar for her role in "Les Miserables."

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    Oh, K -

    Oscar winner Tommy Lee Jones managed a little smile in his senior photo at St. Mark's School in Dallas, Texas, in 1965. The actor has starred in plenty of serious dramas, but has shaken things up with fun offerings during his career, including that of Agent K in the "Men in Black" films.

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    Best transformation -

    Before he was crowned The Sexiest Man Alive by People in 2011, Bradley Cooper was just another bright-eyed senior at Germantown Academy in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, in 1993.

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    Animated youth -

    Long before Tim Burton's hair took on a life of its own, the director had the '70s style down in his 1976 senior photo from Burbank High School in Burbank, California.

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    Too cool for school? -

    Ben Affleck's chill vibe shined through in his 1990 senior photo at Cambridge Rindge and Latin School in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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    Jenny from the block -

    Jennifer Lopez's was sporting short-hair her senior year in 1986 at Preston High School in New York's Bronx borough. The singer/actress grew up relatively poor, but her family stressed the importance of hard work and speaking English and encouraged her love for the performing arts.

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    Posed, not paparazzi -

    Alec Baldwin in 1976 at Berner High School in Massapequa, N.Y.

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    The hair apparent -

    Mariah Carey's senior year in 1987 at Harborfields High School in Greenlawn, N.Y.

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    President of Fight Club -

    Brad Pitt as a senior in 1982 at Kickapoo High School in Springfield, Missouri. The son of a high school counselor and truck company owner, Pitt was raised in a conservative household as a Southern Baptist.

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    Forget prom king, it's Prince! -

    Rogers Nelson, aka Prince, in his sophomore year at Central High School in Minneapolis in 1974.

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    Yippee ki-yay! -

    Bruce Willis looking more Charles Dickens than John McClane in his senior year in 1973 at Penns Grove High School in Penns Grove, N.J.

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    Winning! -

    A candid moment with Charlie Sheen during his senior year in 1983 at Santa Monica High School in Santa Monica, California.

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    Earning his stripes -

    Denzel Washington looks young for his age as a junior in 1971 at Mainland High School in Daytona Beach, Florida. He played on the football team throughout high school.

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    Future sexiest man alive -

    George Clooney as a freshman in 1976 at Augusta High School in Augusta, Kentucky. That year, he had Bell's Palsey which is why his face is a bit distorted.

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    Future Bond girl -

    Halle Berry as a senior in 1984 at Bedford High School in Bedford, Ohio.

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    He should be from Indiana -

    "Star Wars" and "Indiana Jones" star Harrison Ford as a senior in 1960 at Maine Township East High School in Park Ridge, Illinois.

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    Mad man -

    "Mad Men" star Jon Hamm in his senior year in 1989 at John Burroughs School in St. Louis, Missouri.

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    Dreaming of a big family -

    Angelina Jolie (then Voight) as a sophomore in 1991 at Beverly Hills High School. She grew up in Los Angeles, the daughter of actor Jon Voight, and became a fashion model before moving to acting.

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    8 Mile kid -

    Marshall Mathers, who later adopted the stage name Eminem as a rapper, in his 1989 freshman year at Lincoln High School in Warren, Michigan.

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    Hanks for the memories -

    Tom Hanks as a senior in 1974 at Skyline High School in Oakland, California. The actor was a self-described "Bible-toting evangelical" as a teenager and told Rolling Stone he was unpopular with both teachers and students.

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    Young Liz Lemon -

    "30 Rock" star Tina Fey often makes fun of her character's teenage years on her hit NBC comedy. In reality, she was a star student, a member of the drama club, tennis team, and co-edited the high school newspaper. Here, Fey as a senior in 1988 at Upper Darby High School in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania.

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    Way before 'Cougar Town' -

    Courteney Cox as a senior in 1982 at Mountain Brook High School in Mountain Brook, Alabama.

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    Boss of his class -

    Bruce Springsteen in his senior year, 1967, at Freehold Regional High School in Freehold, N.J.

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