Mrs. Doubtfire Child Star Lisa Jakub Turns 40: See The Cast Then And Now

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Last month marked the 25th anniversary of Mrs. Doubtfire and one of its child stars, Lisa Jakub, just turned 40.

The actress was 14 years old when she played the late Robin Williams‘ character’s eldest daughter Lydia Hillard in the beloved comedy film, one of the actor’s most memorable movies.

Jakub, who retired from acting almost two decades ago, tweeted on Thursday, “This is 40. Had a fantastic birthday dinner with my guy on a rooftop in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Then we walked home to our little hotel, through the chaotic little alleyways and backstreets, narrowly avoiding scooters and TukTuks, joyfully singing Barenaked Ladies songs.”

See photos and details about her and the rest of the cast, then and now.

Weeks before Mrs. Doubtfire‘s 25th anniversary, Jakub and a few other cast members reunited for a Today show special.

On the program, Jakub talked about the impact Williams, who died in 2014 at age 63, had on her while filming Mrs. Doubtfire.

“I learned so much from Robin,” she said. “I learned how to be in the moment. One of the things that made Robin so brilliant at what he did was as an actor, as a performer, he was present. He was reacting to what was going on around him. And I think that that’s a really valuable thing, just to learn about life; to be in that moment so you can really experience it and react in an authentic way.”



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