That was over 31 years ago in 1990.
Today he is 58, and has starred in 82 movies in total, 71 since Days of Thunder was released.
In Days of Thunder, I think Cary Elwes looks:
Days of Thunder scores 5.9 out of 10 on The Movie Database.
Cary Elwes' first acting role was as 'Maj. Cabot Forbes' in Glory, released in 1989 when he was 27.