Judd Nelson's journey in the entertainment industry began with appearances in movies like Making the Grade and Fandango. However, it was his role as John Bender in the 1985 movie, The Breakfast Club, that propelled him to stardom. Nelson's character as John Bender in The Breakfast Club remains one of his most memorable roles and has contributed significantly to his enduring fame and recognition. Also, the movie itself has achieved cult status as a beloved coming-of-age classic. Judd Nelson shares his new look with his fans on Instagram Instagram After almost four decades since his time in the movie, Nelson's look has changed compared to when he played the rebellious outsider Bender on screen. The 63-year-old has undergone a remarkable transformation, as he now sports a prominent, bushy beard that conceals his face. RELATED: ‘The Breakfast Club’ Cast: Where Are They Now? In a recent Instagram post, the actor shared several snapshots of himself, including one that captured him dressed in a stylish suit which he complemented with a pair of glasses while he also neatly trimmed his beard. THE BREAKFAST CLUB, Judd Nelson, 1985, © Universal/courtesy Everett Collection Fans react to Judd Nelson's new look Fans were captivated by Judd's appearance and flooded the comments section with adoration for the star's new look. "Quite handsome," an Instagram user wrote. "I like the frames of your glasses too!" "I'm loving the beard," another wrote while someone else commented, "You still look amazing." Instagram However, another fan took a nostalgic trip down memory lane, reminiscing about Judd's unforgettable role in The Breakfast Club. "My daughter was 14 the other day obsessed with #TheBreakfastclub just like l was."