What Jesse from 'Free Willy' looks like 24 years later

Publish Date
Sunday, 12 February 2017, 9:09AM

You remember Jesse from the 90's classic movie Free Willy? Well guess what, it's been 24 years since Willy and Jesse took the big screens, in fact it's been 24 years since he looked like this:


Jason James Richter first came to us as Jesse in 1993, playing his way into our hearts as the best friend of the Orca Willy. This is what he looks like now:

Frank Ketchum. #indiefilm #lastrampage #lastrampagefilm

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Richter still acts today, with smaller roles, but we believe it's one of those jobs where we would always see him as Jesse from Free Willy.