It was the film that gave us a dancing Hugh Grant, a Portuguese-speaking Colin Firth and Billy Bob Thornton as the President of the US – Love Actually. Join us as we revisit the Christmas favourite and find out what the cast are doing now, plus take a look through the gallery above to see how they’ve all changed over the last 13 years.

  1. Hugh Grant (Prime Minister David) – The English actor’s most recent appearances include The Man from U.N.C.L.E. and Florence Foster Jenkins.
  2. Martine McCutcheon (Natalie) – Grant’s on-screen flame has continued her acting career in the UK, and caught up with fellow Love Actually cast members Hugh Grant and Bill Nighy earlier this year.
  3. Colin Firth (Jamie) – Since his role in Love Actually, Firth has maintained his position as one of the world’s most esteemed and sought-after actors, with roles in The King’s Speech and Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy.
  4. Lucia Moniz (Aurelia) – Jamie’s Portuguese love interest continued to act in Portuguese TV shows and films before turning her career focus towards music.
  5. Keira Knightley (Juliet) – Knightley’s career took off after Love Actually, with a string of blockbusters including Pride and Prejudice, Atonement and the Pirates of the Caribbean films.
  6. Chiwetel Ejiofor (Peter) – Ejiofor has made a real leap into the spotlight, earning a Best Actor nomination in 2013 for his performance in 12 Years a Slave.
  7. Andrew Lincoln (Mark) – The clean-cut Lincoln we met in Love Actually has had quite the action-hero makeover, starring as the zombie-fighting former cop Rick Grimes in The Walking Dead.
  8. Liam Neeson (Daniel) – Neeson has appeared in a whopping 30 movies since Love Actually, including the incredibly popular Taken film series.
  9. Thomas Brodie-Sangster (Sam) – Just as baby-faced as ever, Brodie-Sangster’s career has taken off, with roles in The Maze Runner and Game of Thrones.
  10. Olivia Olson (Joanna) – Her singing voice blew us away back in 2003, but these days Olson is putting her vocal talents towards voice acting in cartoons Phineas and Ferb and Adventure Time.
  11. Emma Thompson (Karen) – Thompson seems not to have aged a day, continuing her career with roles in the Harry Potter series and as Mrs. Potts in the remake of Beauty and the Beast.
  12. Laura Linney (Sarah) – The American actress has earned two Oscar nominations, appeared on Broadway and starred in the TV series The Big C since Love Actually.
  13. Rodrigo Santoro (Carl) – The heartthrob has continued his career with roles in 300 and the new HBO series Westworld.
  14. Joanna Page (Judy) – After her role in Love Actually, Page appeared in three seasons of BBC sitcom Gavin and Stacy. She is married to actor James Thornton, with whom she has three children.
  15. Martin Freeman (John) – Freeman has gone from strength to strength, starring as Watson in the BBC series Sherlock and nabbing the lead role in The Hobbit films.

Come back tomorrow as we revisit the rest of the cast and tell us in the comments below, what’s your favourite Christmas movie?

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