The Greatest 90s Teen Stars People
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The Greatest 90s Teen Stars

List Criteria: TV and film actors who were teenage stars in productions that aired in the 90s

The greatest teen stars of the '90s are well-remembered on this countdown. They were everywhere – they ruled the box office, they 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.

Who are the best teen stars from the 1990s? Whether you had a crush on these teenage actors from the 1990s or wanted to be them, the greatest teen actors of the 90s entertained us and taught us a lot of life lessons.
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    the people's #1
    Leonardo DiCaprio

    1974 More
    99
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    Claire Danes

    1979 More
    90
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    Christina Applegate

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    added by: mal1
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    Reese Witherspoon

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    Aaliyah

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    Will Smith

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    James Van Der Beek

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    Mark Wahlberg

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    Shannen Doherty

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    Alyssa Milano

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    Joey Lawrence

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    Natalie Portman

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    Won an Oscar in 1993 for "The Piano" and through the '90's went on to star in such ... more
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