Celebrities: no matter how hard they try, they succumb to the perils of aging just like us plebes (well, except for Paul Rudd). The most recent example: Lucinda Dryzek, the girl who played young Elizabeth Swann in Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl in 2003, has grown up. And as a result, she definitely looks older. Gasp!

As a reminder, here's what Dryzek looked like in the opening scene of the movie:


And here's what she looks like now:


Here's what she actually looks like:

New job. New hair. Old me. 💁🏼

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Now 24, Dryzek has continued to work as an actress, most recently in Dr. Strange & Mr. Norrell. Also, here's what her cat looks like now, because she apparently has a spectacular cat: