Penn Badgley seen here filming Gossip Girl does NOT look like this anymore [Getty]

Lonely Boy – as he was referred to on the show – was cleanly shaven with a mop of dark curls on his head.

He often wore a shirt and tie which was always teamed with a blazer to finish off his prep boy turned poet look.

But the now 30 year old looks nothing like he did during his acting days alongside Serena and Blair.

In fact, if you saw him in the street you might not recognise him.

Penn …