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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    1977 More
    98
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    1979 More
    95
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    1976 More
    93
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    most listed
    Claire Danes

    1979 More
    92
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    1973 More
    88
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    1974 More
    87
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    Christina Applegate

    1971 More
    85
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    1975 More
    85
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    1976 More
    83
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    1983 More
    82
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    81
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    80
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    79
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    78
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    1981 More
    77
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    73
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    73
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    1981 More
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    added by: mal1
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    1978 More
    70
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    70
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    Reese Witherspoon

    1976 More
    69
    added by: First L
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    69
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    67
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    1972 More
    66
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    66
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    James Van Der Beek

    1977 More
    64
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    Will Smith

    1968 More
    63
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    1979 More
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    1978 More
    62
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    1976 More
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    often listed
    Shannen Doherty

    1971 More
    60
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    Mario López

    1973 More
    60
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    1981 More
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    added by: malmrphy
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    Brittany Murphy

    1977 More
    58
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    Mark Wahlberg

    1971 More
    58
    added by: wiabux
  42. 42
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    1978 More
    58
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    1981 More
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    1981 More
    54
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    1975 More
    54
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    1973 More
    53
    added by: Logan2011
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    Alyssa Milano

    1972 More
    53
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    1981 More
    51
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Fiona Apple

    1977 More
    50
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