How old was C. Thomas Howell in his first movie: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial?

C. Thomas Howell was 14 in E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial when he played the character 'Tyler'.

That was over 42 years ago in 1982.

This was his first recorded movie acting credit (although may not technically be his first actual acting role).

Today he is 57, and has starred in 151 movies in total, 148 of those since E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial was released.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, I think C. Thomas Howell looks:

Did you know?

  • Director Steven Spielberg has worked with C. Thomas Howell just once in his career.
  • C. Thomas Howell's first movie was as 'Tyler' in E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, released in 1982 when he was 14
  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial scores 7.51 out of 10 on TMDB.

The cast of E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

C. Thomas Howell's other movies