Then: Dillon played George's patient wife, Nancy. While she is probably best known for playing the mother in 'A Christmas Story,' she also had prominent roles in 'Absence of Malice' and 'Close Encounters of The Third Kind.'

Now: The 73-year-old played a small role in the Steve Carell film 'Seeking A Friend At The End Of The World.' It was her first acting appearance since 2007, when she was in the movie 'Reign Over Me' and played a recurring character on the TV series 'Heartland.'