From 2005 to 2016, Thomas Gibson (57) was known as "Aaron Hotchner" or "Hotch", in Criminal Minds. But did you know what the actor looked like at a young age?

On Instagram Thomas Gibson posted a sweet Throwback photo. The picture shows a young Gibson next to a super cute dog. In the photo, the 57-year-old is barely recognizable. 

Fans continue to support Thomas Gibson

His followers loved the picture and wrote among other things: "What a sweet photo." Another comment was: "Beautiful dog with an impressive actor. Thanks for sharing. I'm very happy to see you."

Many fans think it's a shame that the actor was thrown out of Criminal Minds. At the time there was allegedly a dispute between Gibson and the producer Virgil Williams, in the course of which Thomas is said to have kicked him against the shinbone. Following this his contract was terminated.

Since then Thomas Gibson's career has slowed down considerably. Lately Thomas can be seen in "Shadow Wolves" and in the movie "Axis", but the big movie roles have not materialized.

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