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The Greatest '90s Teen Stars  

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List Rules 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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Claire Danes is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest '90s Teen Stars
My So-Called Love, Romeo + Juliet
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Justin Timberlake is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest '90s Teen Stars
malmrphy added Love Actually, Get Smart, Inside Llewyn Davis
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Mark Wahlberg is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest '90s Teen Stars
wiabux added Boogie Nights, The Fighter, Lone Survivor
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Aaliyah is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest '90s Teen Stars
Boyhood, Anastasia, Romeo Must Die
30
Brittany Murphy is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest '90s Teen Stars
First L added King of the Hill, 8 Mile, Clueless
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Jonathan Taylor Thomas is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest '90s Teen Stars
MChi added The Lion King, Home Improvement, Tom and Huck
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Katie Holmes is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest '90s Teen Stars
Batman Begins, Dawson's Creek, Go
33
Britney Spears is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest '90s Teen Stars
Bridesmaids, Austin Powers in Goldmember, Spring Breakers
34
James Franco is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest '90s Teen Stars
127 Hours, Spider-Man, This Is the End
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Mandy Moore is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest '90s Teen Stars
Tangled, A Walk to Remember, The Princess Diaries
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Jennie Garth is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest '90s Teen Stars
Beverly Hills, 90210, What I Like About You
37
James Van Der Beek is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest '90s Teen Stars
Dawson's Creek, Castle in the Sky, The Rules of Attraction
38
Seann William Scott is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest '90s Teen Stars
Role Models, American Wedding, Dude
39
Joey Lawrence is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest '90s Teen Stars
Melissa & Joey, Blossom, Oliver & Company
40
Alyssa Milano is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest '90s Teen Stars
Charmed, Who's the Boss?, Commando
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Milla Jovovich is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest '90s Teen Stars
wiabux added The Fifth Element, Resident Evil: Apocalypse, Resident Evil: Extinction
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Michelle Williams is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest '90s Teen Stars
First L added Dawson's Creek, Blue Valentine, Shutter Island
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Julia Stiles is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest '90s Teen Stars
The Bourne Ultimatum, 10 Things I Hate About You, The Bourne Supremacy
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Shannen Doherty is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest '90s Teen Stars
Charmed, Beverly Hills, 90210
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Winona Ryder is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest '90s Teen Stars
Edward Scissorhands, Black Swan, Girl
46
Natalie Portman is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest '90s Teen Stars
malmrphy added V for Vendetta, Black Swan, Léon: The Professional
47
Danielle Fishel is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest '90s Teen Stars
Boy Meets World, Girl Meets World, The Dish
48
Juliette Lewis is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest '90s Teen Stars
Logan2011 added Natural Born Killers, What's Eating Gilbert Grape, From Dusk Till Dawn
49
Scarlett Johansson is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest '90s Teen Stars
malmrphy added Lost in Translation, The Avengers, The Prestige
50
Jessica Alba is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest '90s Teen Stars
mal1 added Sin City, Fantastic Four, Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer