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Remember Amanda Thripp From Matilda? Here Is What She Looks Like Now

Remember Amanda Thripp From Matilda? Here Is What She Looks Like Now

Can you believe it is 19 years since the Matilda film was first released?


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It was all the back back in August 2 1996 that cinemagoers got their first taste of Mara Wilson as Roald Dahl’s feisty, pint-sized heroine.

Now all this time later, we thought it would be interesting to see what the stats of the movie are up to.

Mara Wilson (Matilda Wormwood) was also in Mrs Doubtfire…

Here's what the cast of Matilda look like now

…now aged 28, she is a successful writer and blogger. 

Here's what the cast of Matilda look like now

Danny DeVito starred as crooked car dealer Harry Wormwood as well as directing the film…

Here's what the cast of Matilda look like now

…now aged 71, he’s a regular on the sitcom hit It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia.

Here's what the cast of Matilda look like now

Pam Ferris was terrifying as the movie’s shot-putt wielding headteacher Miss Trunchbull

Here's what the cast of Matilda look like now

…these days the now 67-year-old actress is better known for a gentler role, as Call The Midwife’s Sister Evangelina

Here's what the cast of Matilda look like now

Embeth Davidtz starred as the kinder, gentler schoolteacher Miss Honey, who sees Matilda’s potential…

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Here's what the cast of Matilda look like now

..more recently Embeth, now 49, appeared in The Amazing Spider-Man and its sequel as Mary Parker.

Here's what the cast of Matilda look like now

The actress (who is married to Danny DeVito) is now 67 and has continued to work steadily in films and on TV, most recently with a regular role on The Mindy Project.

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Rhea Perlman was already well known for her role as Carla Tortelli in Cheers before playing Matilda’s vapid mother Zinia Wormwood…

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Jacqueline Steiger starred as Amanda Thripp, whose pigtails led her to be sent flying through an open window by Miss Trunchbull.

Here's what the cast of Matilda look like now

These days Jacqueline, now 28, has a degree in Linguistics and Anthropology, and has worked as a producer on several short films.

Here's what the cast of Matilda look like now

Jimmy Karz played cake enthuiast Bruce Bogtrotter in the film, before going on to appear in another 90s hit, The Wedding Singer.

Here's what the cast of Matilda look like now Source: Tristar Pictures

Now aged 30, Jimmy – who we’ll be honest, looks a little different – has swapped acting for medical school. Still, his place in chocolate-cake eating history will not be forgotten…

Here's what the cast of Matilda look like now Source: Instagram


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