Celebrities Look A Bit Different At Their First Tribeca Film Festival

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The 13th annual Tribeca Film Festival is here!

TFF 2014 kicks off Wednesday night, April 16, in New York City and is set to premiere some incredible narrative films, shorts and documentaries. The Tribeca Film Festival, founded in 2002 by Jane Rosenthal, Robert De Niro and Craig Hatkoff, aims to celebrate the Big Apple as a major filmmaking hub with an estimated three million people attending the festival each year, including A-list celebrities, newcomers and veteran actors.

This year, stars like Robin Williams, Toni Collette, Adrien Brody, Olivia Wilde and James Franco will be attending red carpet events and screenings in celebration of their new films and projects.

So, in honor of those many celebs, let's take a trip down memory lane and revisit their first Tribeca Film Festival experiences:

  • Toni Collette
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    Toni Collette stars in this year's film "Lucky Them." Here, she's pictured at the 1st annual Tribeca Film Festival opening night premiere of "About a Boy" on May 8, 2002.
  • Scarlett Johansson
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    Johansson stars in this year's film "Chef." Here, she's pictured on her cell phone during a party at the Cutting Room cafe after the screening of "Double Whammy" on May 9, 2002.
  • Robin Williams
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    Williams stars in this year's film "Boulevard." Here, he is photographed during the 1st annual Tribeca Film Festival at the "Insomnia" premiere on May 11, 2002.
  • Heather Graham
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    Graham stars in this year's film "Goodbye To All That." Here, she attended the 2003 Tribeca Film Festival's opening night party for "Down With Love" on May 6, 2003.
  • Adrien Brody
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    Brody stars in this year's film "Third Person." Here, he arrived at the after-party for the Tribeca Film Festival AMC premiere of the newly restored version of "The Good, The Bad and The Ugly" on May 8, 2003.
  • Mila Kunis
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    Kunis stars in this year's film "Third Person." Here, she attended the premiere of "Tony and Tina's Wedding" at the 3rd annual Tribeca Film Festival on May 3, 2004.
  • Elizabeth Banks and Maria Bello
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    Banks stars in "Every Secret Thing" this year, while Bello appears in "Third Person." Here, they posed together during the 4th annual Tribeca Film Festival at "The Sisters" premiere on April 23, 2005.
  • Liam Neeson
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    Neeson stars in this year's film "Third Person." Here, he and late wife Natasha Richardson attended the "Asylum" premiere during 4th annual Tribeca Film Festival on April 25, 2005.
  • Robert Downey Jr.
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    Robert Downey Jr. stars in this year's film "Chef." Here, he attended the 4th annual Tribeca Film Festival premiere of "House of Wax" on April 30, 2005.
  • Nikki Reed
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    Reed stars in this year's films "Intramural" and "In Your Eyes." Here, she attended the premiere of "I'm Reed Fish" during the 5th annual Tribeca Film Festival April 29, 2006.
  • Matthew Lillard
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    Lillard stars in this year's film "Match." Here, he attended the premiere of "The Groomsmen" during the 5th annual Tribeca Film Festival April 29, 2006.
  • America Ferrera
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    Ferrera stars in this year's film "X/Y." Here, she posed during the 6th Annual Tribeca Film Festival for the premiere of "Towards Darkness" on May 4, 2007.
  • Carla Gugino
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    Gugino stars in this year's film "Match." Here, she attended the premiere of "Gardener Of Eden" at the 6th annual Tribeca Film Festival on April 26, 2007.
  • Olivia Wilde
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    Wilde stars in this year's film "Third Person." Here, she attended the premiere of "Gardener Of Eden" at the 6th annual Tribeca Film Festival on April 26, 2007.
  • James Franco
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    Franco stars in this year's films "Third Person" and "Palo Alto." Here, he attended the "Good Time Max" premiere at the 6th annual Tribeca Film Festival on April 29, 2007.
  • Leighton Meester
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    Meester stars in this year's film "Life Partners." Here, she posed at the premiere of "Killer Movie" during the 7th annual Tribeca Film Festival on April 24, 2008.
  • Marisa Tomei
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    Tomei stars in this year's film "Loitering with Intent." Here, she attended the premiere of "War, Inc." during the 7th annual Tribeca Film Festival on April 28, 2008.
  • Sam Rockwell
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    Rockwell stars in this year's film "Loitering with Intent." Here, he is pictured at the premiere of "Moon" during the 8th annual Tribeca Film Festival on April 30, 2009.
  • Chris Messina
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    Messina stars in this year's films "Palo Alto" and "Alex of Venice," which he also directed. Here, he attended the premiere of "Monogamy" during the 9th annual Tribeca Film Festival on April 24, 2010.
  • Mark Ruffalo
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    Ruffalo stars in this year's film "Begin Again." Here, he attended the premiere of "Please Give" during the 9th annual Tribeca Film Festival on April 27, 2010.
  • Dakota Fanning
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    Fanning stars in this year's film "Every Secret Thing" and "Night Moves." Here, she attended the 11th annual Tribeca Film Festival at the State Supreme Courthouse on April 17, 2012.
  • Emma Roberts
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    Roberts stars in this year's film "Palo Alto." Here, she attended the "Adult World" world premiere during the 12th annual Tribeca Film Festival on April 18, 2013.

The Tribeca Film Festival runs from April 16 until April 27.

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