Actor Hayden Christensen is 38 years old, and a few years ago he was seen as one of the sexiest men in America.

Well those days are over.

A new picture of Hayden leaked online and immediately went viral. Fans were shocked by how much the actor had aged physically and was a far cry from what he looked liked just a few years ago. Needless to say, folks on Twitter are going in on the Star Wars actor.

Here's what he looks like now. 

Here's what Hayden used to look like.

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Hayden is a Canadian actor and producer. He began his career on Canadian television at the age of 13, then diversified into American television in the late 1990s. 

Christensen gained international fame for his portrayal of Anakin Skywalker / Darth Vader in the Star Wars prequel trilogy films, Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones (2002) and Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith (2005). 

For the Star Wars films he was nominated for the Saturn Award for Best Actor and the Cannes Film Festival Revelation Award. He also received praise for his portrayal of Stephen Glass in the film Shattered Glass.

Christensen made his acting debut in September 1993, when, at the age of 12, he played a supporting role on the German-Canadian television series Macht Der Leidenschaft/Family Passions. The following year, he had a minor role in John Carpenter's In the Mouth of Madness. From 1995 through 1999, he appeared in several films and television series, including Harrison Bergeron, Forever Knight, Goosebumps, The Virgin Suicides, and Are You Afraid of the Dark?

He acquired wider notice while starring in Fox Family Channel's television series Higher Ground in 2000, portraying a teen who was sexually molested by his stepmother, and then turned to drugs in his despair.