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This is What Your Favorite Emmy Nominees Looked Like in High School

These pics are just too cute

Amanda Bell

The Emmys are less than two weeks away, which means we are this close to finding out which of our favorite shows, stars, and creatives will be adding some new decorations to their display cases this year. Before we get to that, though, we thought it might be fun to look back at a tenderer moment in these celebrities' lives, long before they knew they'd one day be preparing acceptance speeches and perhaps even clearing a little space on the display mantel at home.

Emmys 2019: Complete Coverage of the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards

Thanks to Ancestry's Yearbook collection, we've put together a gallery of high school yearbook portraits for more than a dozen of this year's nominees, and you might just be surprised to see how adorkable some of your favorite screen stars were back in the day. From the stars of studded dramas like Better Call Saul and This Is Us to comedic faves from Veep and Saturday Night Liveto some of TV's most prominent talk show hosts, below you can enjoy some images of this year's Emmy nominees before they were famous.

PHOTOS:2019 Emmy Nominees' Yearbook Photos

​Matt Damon, Don Cheadle, and Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Matt Damon, Don Cheadle, and Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Ancestry's Yearbook collection