Peter Billingsley as Ralphie in A Christmas Story
When it comes to holiday classics, perhaps no other film is as adored by the public as 1983's A Christmas Story. It's a coming of age flick that's equal parts heart-warming and hilarious, and it will most likely have you questioning whether or not your tongue will really stick to that frozen light pole all day long. (Spoiler alert: it will.)
It's hard to even think about Christmas without risque leg lamps, BB guns, and fudge coming to mind. But at the center of it all was 9-year-old Ralphie Parker, who only wanted one thing for Christmas: a Red Ryder BB gun with a compass in the stock, and "this thing which tells time." So where is little Ralphie (Peter Billingsley) now? Well, the 42-year-old isn't so little anymore...
Go ahead and click to the next slide to see what ever happened to the adorable kid who played Ralphie. We double-dog dare you.