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Ho, Ho, WHO? Where are These '80s and '90s Stars Now?!

These stars won major awards and hit the top of the A-List in the ’80s and ’90s — but their careers have taken a very different turn these days!

Check out what these previously huge stars are up to now…and how they’re still trying to remain relevant by starring in made-for-TV Christmas movies (Eeeeek!):

Harry Connick Jr.

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Then: He’s nabbed three Grammys and had more No. 1 albums than any other jazz artist in history and set hearts aflutter with roles in Hope Floats and Dolphin Tale.

Now: Despite musical costars like Willie Nelson, Lyle Lovett and Nashville’s Connie Britton, Harry nary sings a note in 2013’s Angels Sing. But it was nice to see him in a movie again!

Carrie Fisher

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Then: Saving the universe from Darth Vader — while wearing a gold bikini — made her an instant icon and geek goddess in Star Wars.

Now: Carrie’s career has gone to a galaxy far, far away — starring as a grinchy executive in 2012’s It’s Christmas, Carol! alongside Queer Eye’s Carson Kressley.

Linda Hamilton

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Then: She kicked robot butt in The Terminator and its sequel and was wed to the film’s director James Cameron from 1997-1999.

Now: Hasta la vista, A-List! The tough gal went soft for 2006’s Home By Christmas, in which she played a rich woman who ends up homeless.

Steve Guttenberg

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Then: With hits like Police Academy, Cocoon and Three Men and a Baby, Steve was the comedy king of the ’80s.

Now: Steve starred in the holiday version of Meet the Parents that nobody wanted, 2005’s Meet the Santas.

Sean Astin

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Then: He roamed Middle Earth alongside Frodo in last decade’s Lord of the Rings trilogy, which made $2.9 billion worldwide.

Now: The sidekick once again, Sean played an elf helping the new Santa take the reigns in 2013’s Santa Switch.

Mira Sorvino

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Then: She won an oscar for her role as a hooker with a heart of gold in Woody Allen’s 1995 flick, Mighty Aphrodite.

Now: In 2012, Mira channeled her inner Golden Girl to play Santa’s wayward wife in Finding Mrs. Claus. A paycheck’s a paycheck!

Anne Heche

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Then: She played opposite Harrison Ford in Six Days, Seven Nights — and opposite Ellen DeGeneres in real life as her partner.

Now: This season’s One Christmas Eve centers around a single mom and rascally beagle — a plot that is almost a random as Anne’s career…

Brandon Routh

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Then: Touted as the next big thing, Brandon starred in 2006’s Superman Returns.

Now: In Hallmark Channel’s new flick The Nine Lives of Christmas, as stray cat helps Brandon find love. If only it could find him a better agent…

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