The Cast of Independence Day: Where Are They Now?

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Remember when Will Smith and Randy Quaid saved the world from aliens? Check out the cast of Independence Day now!

1. Will Smith

Will Smith
Will Smith is still making movies, though none have grossed as much worldwide as Independence Day. He WAS nominated for two Oscars, though, so that doesn't suck.

2. Randy Quaid

Randy Quaid
After playing a drunk crop dusting pilot who saved the world from aliens in quite the heroic sacrifice, Randy Quaid and his wife, Evi, are currently living in Canada - having sought refugee status after facing criminal charges in the U.S. - and apparently believe that Warner Brothers and other "star whackers" stole their house and may be trying to kill them.

3. Vivica A. Fox

Vivica A. Fox
It's been a few years since Vivica A. Fox played Will Smith's stripper girlfriend who loved dolphins. She's coming soon to Sharknado 2!

4. Ross Bagley

Ross Bagley
Ross Bagley, who played Vivica A. Fox's adorable son in Independence Day, hasn't found much success on the big screen since the film. He's currently attending California State University.

5. Bill Pullman

Bill Pullman
After playing President Whitman in Independence Day, Bill Pullman went on to play the President again in 1600 Penn. And a child rapist in Torchwood.

6. Mary McDonnell

Mary McDonnell
Mary McDonnell was the First Lady to Bill Pullman's President in Independence Day. Then she played Captain Sharon Raydor on The Closer and Major Crimes.

7. Mae Whitman

Mae Whitman
Mae Whitman was the first daughter in 1996. Now she's routinely the voice of Tinkerbell. Oh, and she was Ann Veal in Arrested Development.

8. Jeff Goldblum

Jeff Goldblum
Jeff Goldblum's character discovered the impending alien invasion during Independence Day. Then he discovered who the bad guys were on Criminal Intent.

9. Margaret Colin

Margaret Colin
LOOOOOK! It's Eleanor Waldorf! Before she was Blair's mother, Margaret Colin was Jeff Goldblum's estranged wife in Independence Day.

10. Judd Hirsch

Judd Hirsch
Joining Vivica A. Fox in Sharknado 2 is none other than Judd Hirsch. After Independence Day, the one-time Taxi star played the lovable dad on Numbers and appeared on Damages with Glenn Close.

11. Brent Spiner

Brent Spiner
After spending years as Data on Star Trek, Brent Spiner went on to play a kooky alien-studying scientist on Independence Day. Then he appeared on Warehouse 13.

12. Harry Connick, Jr.

Harry Connick, Jr.
Harry Connick, Jr. played a fighter pilot in Independence Day. Now he plays THE BEST AMERICAN IDOL JUDGE EVER.

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