The Greatest 80s Teen Stars People
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The Greatest 80s Teen Stars

List Criteria: Actors who were under 20 years old in 1980s films

The greatest teen stars of the '80s are well-remembered on this countdown. They were everywhere--they ruled the box office, kept butts on couches on the small screen, and took over the radio. The stars that appeared on your locker room, your lunchbox, and even as dolls are recognized for the lasting impact they left on America.
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    the people's #1
    Michael J. Fox

    1961 More
    100
  2. 2
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    most listed
    Johnny Depp

    1963 More
    96
  3. 3
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    1968 More
    88
  4. 4
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    1971 More
    85
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    1972 More
    82
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    1962 More
    81
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    80
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    76
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    76
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    74
  11. 11
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    74
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    73
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    73
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    72
  15. 15
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    70
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    ranked low on reranks
    John Cusack

    1966 More
    70
    added by: Logan2011
  17. 17
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    River Phoenix

    1970 More
    70
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    Christina Applegate

    1971 More
    68
    added by: First L
  19. 19
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    1962 More
    68
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    Kevin Bacon

    1958 More
    67
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    1964 More
    65
  22. 22
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    1965 More
    64
  23. 23
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    often listed
    Sean Penn

    1960 More
    64
  24. 24
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    1966 More
    63
  25. 25
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    1960 More
    63
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    Kiefer Sutherland

    1966 More
    61
    added by: wiabux
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    1963 More
    61
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    61
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    59
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    1973 More
    58
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    58
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    1968 More
    58
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    56
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Justine Bateman

    1966 More
    56
  35. 35
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    1961 More
    55
    added by: Logan2011
  36. 36
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    1971 More
    55
  37. 37
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    1963 More
    54
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    Jennifer Grey

    1960 More
    53
    added by: wiabux
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    1970 More
    52
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    51
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    50
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    50
    added by: wiabux
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    1966 More
    49
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    49
    added by: Logan2011
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    1970 More
    48
  47. 47
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    48
  48. 48
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    46
    added by: Logan2011
  49. 49
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    45
  50. 50
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    1965 More
    43
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