The Cast Of "Euphoria" When They First Made It Big Vs. What They Look Like Today

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Season 2 of Euphoria has barely begun, and it's already off to a wild start.

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If you've watched the show since the pilot, there are a number of characters you've grown to know and love.

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Curious how the cast got their start before making their way to the HBO series? Here's how they looked in their first major onscreen roles vs. today. Check it out:

To start, Zendaya first made a name for herself as Rocky Blue in the TV series Shake It Up.

Zendaya in Shake It Up
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And now she plays Rue Bennett in Euphoria.

Zendaya in Euphoria
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Hunter Schafer's breakout role was Jules Vaughn in Season 1 of Euphoria.

Hunter Schafer in Euphoria
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And now here's Hunter in Season 2 of Euphoria.

Hunter Schafer in Euphoria
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One of Sydney Sweeney's earlier TV roles was Emaline in Everything Sucks!

Sydney Sweeney in Everything Sucks!
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And now she plays Cassie Howard in Euphoria.

Sydney Sweeney in Euphoria
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In 2018, Jacob Elordi got his start as Noah Flynn in the first installment of The Kissing Booth.

Jacob Elordi in The Kissing Booth
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And now he plays Nate Jacobs in Euphoria.

Jacob Elordi in Euphoria
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One of Alexa Demie's first major motion picture roles was Estee in Mid90s.

Alexa Demie in Mid90s
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And now she plays Maddy Perez in Euphoria.

Alexa Demie in Euphoria
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Maude Apatow's very first movie role was Sadie in Knocked Up.

Maude Apatow in Knocked Up
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And now she plays Lexi Howard in Euphoria.

Maude Apatow in Euphoria
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Angus Cloud made his TV debut as Fezco in Season 1 of Euphoria.

Angus Cloud in Euphoria
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And now here's Angus in Season 2 of Euphoria.

Angus Cloud in Euphoria
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Barbie Ferreira started her TV career as Kat Hernandez in Euphoria.

Barbie Ferreira in Euphoria
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And here's Barbie in Season 2 of Euphoria.

Barbie Ferreira in Euphoria
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Algee Smith portrayed Larry in Detroit, one of his earliest onscreen movie roles.

Algee Smith in Detroit
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And now Algee plays Chris McKay in Euphoria.

Algee Smith in Euphoria
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One of Eric Dane's first recurring TV roles was Dr. Wyatt Cooper in Gideon's Crossing.

Eric Dane in Gideon's Crossing
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And now he plays Cal Jacobs in Euphoria.

Eric Dane in Euphoria
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Javon "Wanna" Walton got his start playing Ashtray in Season 1 of Euphoria.

Javon "Wanna" Walton on the red carpet
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And here's what Javon looks like now.

Javon "Wanna" Walton in Euphoria
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Storm Reid's first big picture was 12 Years a Slave where she played Emily.

Storm Reid on the red carpet
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And now she plays Gia Bennett in Euphoria.

Storm Reid in Euphoria
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Austin Abrams portrayed Ben in 2015's Paper Towns.

Austin Abrams in Paper Town
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And now he plays Ethan in Euphoria.

Austin Abrams in Euphoria
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Years ago, Colman Domingo played Ralph Abernathy in Selma.

Colman Domingo in Selma
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And finally, now he plays Ali in Euphoria.

Colman Domingo in Euphoria
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Who's your favorite Euphoria character? Let us know in the comments!

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