Home and Away heart-throb Christopher Egan 'unrecognisable' in selfie

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Christopher Egan first appeared on TV and made his way into the hearts of many Australians with his role on Home and Away in 2000.

While he wrapped up on the soap at age 19, a new selfie proves he looks world away from his days in Summer Bay.

Christopher Egan was 15-years-old when he first appeared on Home and Away as Nick Smith. Photos: Getty/Channel Seven
Christopher Egan was 15-years-old when he first appeared on Home and Away as Nick Smith. Photos: Getty/Channel Seven

The 36-year-old actor looks unrecognisable in a rare selfie he posted to his Instagram this week.

Christopher posed in front of a large light box, highlighting his darker hair and more mature features.

The Australian left Home and Away in 2003 to pursue acting opportunities in the US.

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He made his film debut in the 2006 action-fantasy flick Eragon, which was based on the popular novel of the same name.

Christopher shared a new photo with fans on Instagram looking very different from his days in Summer Bay. Photo: Instagram/mr_christopher_egan
Christopher shared a new photo with fans on Instagram looking very different from his days in Summer Bay. Photo: Instagram/mr_christopher_egan

In 2010, he starred alongside Amanda Seyfried and Vanessa Redgrave in the American rom-com Letters To Juliet.

Christopher also had a major role in the 2014 supernatural series Dominion, and is currently working on a new project titled Interface.

After two decades living in America, he moved back to Australia last year and currently works as a primary school drama teacher.

Christopher starred in the 2010 rom-com Letters To Juliet with Mamma Mia! star Amanda Seyfried. Photo: Getty
Christopher starred in the 2010 rom-com Letters To Juliet with Mamma Mia! star Amanda Seyfried. Photo: Getty

His Instagram occasionally updates fans with his travel adventures, as well as adorable photos of his pets.

“Mans best friend gone adventuring,” he captioned a post in April.

One follower couldn’t help but compliment the former teenage heart-throb.

“Hello you’re hot and your dog is super cute,” they commented.

One fan called Christopher “hot” after he shared a selfie with his dog. Photo: Instagram/mr_christopher_egan
One fan called Christopher “hot” after he shared a selfie with his dog. Photo: Instagram/mr_christopher_egan

‘I was lost’

Former Home and Away star Kate Ritchie recently opened up about her time on the long-running series during an appearance on Anh's Brush With Fame.

The 42-year-old admitted that she felt “lost” after saying goodbye to her character Sally Fletcher, who she had played since the show’s pilot episode in 1988.

“[Sally] gave me purpose and a sense of achievement,” the Nova radio host revealed to Anh on the ABC show.

”I feel differently now, after loads of therapy," she laughs, adding, “I thought the only thing I’d ever done of value in my life was when I was her.

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