AI Portraits Imagine How Celebrities Would Look If They Were Still Alive Today

Publish Date
Thursday, 22 September 2022, 2:37PM

There are many celebrities who have unexpectedly passed away, long before they reached old age. You can’t help but wonder, what would they have looked like when they were older? Well, wonder no more. With the help of AI technology, photographer Alper Yesiltas has created a series that seemingly brings pop culture icons back to life. Celebrities including Heath Ledger, Freddie Mercury, and Kurt Cobain have aged in a way that appears extremely believable.

“When I started tinkering with the technology,” Yesiltas tells My Modern Met, “I saw what I could do and thought about what would make me the happiest: I wanted to see some of the people I missed again in front of me.”

Scroll down to see the beloved celebs brought back to life. 

Freddie Mercury:

John Lennon:

Heath Ledger:

Jimi Hendrix:

Kurt Cobain:

Bruce Lee:

Janis Joplin:

Photos by Alper Yesiltas

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