What the cast of Free Willy looks like now
For kids who grew up in the '90s, Free Willy is a major cultural touchstone. The family-friendly, environmentally-conscious flick about a troubled orphan boy who connects with and ultimately frees a captive whale named Willy touched the hearts of kids everywhere, made stars of Keiko the whale and its human cast, and sent two sequels to theaters (as well as a direct-to-DVD installment that's best left forgotten). Almost 25 years later, Free Willy is still inspiring young audiences, but what happened to its cast? Here's what they've been up to since helping Willy jump to freedom.