The Greatest 80s Teen Stars People

The Greatest 80s Teen Stars

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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.

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

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    the people's #1
    Michael J. Fox

    1961 More
    100
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    most listed
    Johnny Depp

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    95
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    89
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    often listed
    Winona Ryder

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    81
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    1972 More
    80
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    77
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    River Phoenix

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    69
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    Christina Applegate

    1971 More
    68
    added by: First L
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    niche appeal
    John Cusack

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    68
    added by: Logan2011
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    68
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    Kevin Bacon

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    67
    added by: MChi
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    controversial
    Matt Dillon

    1964 More
    65
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    65
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    niche appeal
    Anthony Michael Hall

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    59
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    Justine Bateman

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    59
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    Sean Penn

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    59
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    niche appeal
    Corey Haim

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    58
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    Jason Bateman

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    57
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    Ricky Schroder

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    56
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    Jennifer Grey

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    added by: wiabux
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    Kiefer Sutherland

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    Janet Jackson

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    52
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    niche appeal
    LL Cool J

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    51
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    Lea Thompson

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    50
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    niche appeal
    Jason Priestley

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    49
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