'Star Wars: The Force Awakens': The Original Actors Then & Now (PHOTOS)

Star Wars: The Force Awakens is igniting a new fire in fans eagerly awaiting the film's release on December 18 -- even as the film's plot and details about characters and costumes have been shrouded in unprecedented secrecy


We do know that while the new chapter boasts fresh faces, veterans like Carrie Fisher, Harrison Ford, and Mark Hamill, who all appeared in first movie -- 1977's Star Wars (later renamed Episode IV: A New Hope) -- are back to fight for interstellar peace and justice. Here's a look at what the six returning actors have been up to since making history nearly 40 years ago.


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