The greatest teen stars of the '80s are well-remembered on this countdown. They were everywhere; they ruled the box office; they kept butts on the couch; and they took over the radio. The 80s actors and actresses that appeared on your locker door, your lunchbox, and even as dolls are recognized for the lasting impact they left on America. So, who's your favorite teen star from the 80s?
From Molly Ringwald to Matthew Broderick, this list of top 80s teen stars features everyone we've all come to love so much. Whether you're talking hit TV shows or classic 80s movies, these teens truly ruled the decade. Check them all out below and vote up your favorites.
Credits: Back to the Future, Teen Wolf, Family Ties
Credits: A Nightmare on Elm Street, Platoon
Credits: The Breakfast Club, Sixteen Candles, Pretty In Pink
Credits: The Breakfast Club, The Outsiders, St. Elmo's Fire
Credits: The Outsiders, St. Elmo's Fire, The Hotel New Hampshire
Credits: Stand by Me, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Little Nikita
Credits: National Lampoon's Animal House, Friday the 13th, Footloose
Credits: National Lampoon's Vacation, Sixteen Candles
Credits: Less Than Zero, The Pick-up Artist, Back to School
Credits: Lucas, The Lost Boys, License to Drive, Crank: High Voltage
Credits: The Karate Kid, The Outsiders, The Karate Kid, Part II
Credits: WarGames, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Glory
Credits: Stand by Me, Sixteen Candles, Say Anything...
Credits: Heathers, Beetlejuice, Mermaids
Credits: The Lost Boys, Stand by Me, Young Guns
Credits: Heathers, The Wizard, The Name of the Rose
Credits: Back to the Future, Some Kind of Wonderful, Howard the Duck
Credits: The Karate Kid, Adventures in Babysitting
Credits: The Outsiders, Rumble Fish, Native Son
Credits: The Goonies, The Lost Boys, Gremlins, Stand by Me
Credits: Top Gun, Rain Man, The Outsiders, Risky Business
Credits: Who's The Boss?
Credits: Married... with Children, Dance 'til Dawn, Grace Kelly
Credits: Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Platoon, Red Dawn
Credits: Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Gremlins, Heart of Dixie