Dreamy Teen Stars From The '90s Who Are Now Moms And Dads On Popular Shows

Voting Rules
Vote up the former crushes who are crushing it as parents on popular shows.

Teen heartthrobs, scream queens, and every crush-worthy celebrity from the '90s are now turning out performances as concerned dads, working moms, and try-hard stepparents as former Tiger Beat cover stories turn in their pom-poms and Mazda Miatas for sack lunches and PTA meetings. But that doesn't mean the end of an era, just a new chapter. Here are a few '90s teen dreams who are now playing the part of parents on popular TV shows. Vote up the actors and actresses who are still worthy of poster wall space.

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  • Best Known For: Teen icon Kelly Bundy on Married...with Children, Suell (short of Sue Ellen) on Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead
    Now Known For: The deeply disturbed Jen Harding on Dead to Me

    Christina Applegate (born November 25, 1971) is an American actress and dancer. As an adolescent actress, she started playing the role of Kelly Bundy on the Fox sitcom Married... with Children ...more
  • Drew Barrymore

    Best Known For: Manic pixie dream girl of the '90s thanks to Boys on the Side, Mad Love, Scream, Batman Forever, Bad Girls, The Wedding Singer, Ever After, and Never Been Kissed
    Now Known For: Zombiefied wife and mother on Santa Clarita Diet 

    Drew Blythe Barrymore (born February 22, 1975) is an American actress, producer, director, author, model and entrepreneur. She is a member of the Barrymore family of actors, and the granddaughter of ...more
  • Best Known For: '90s superstar who starred in Fear, Pleasantville, Cruel Intentions, and Election before hitting the jackpot with Elle Wood in Legally Blonde 
    Now Known For: Elena Richardson in Little Fires Everywhere, suburban mom with a secret Madeline in Big Little Lies

    Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon (born March 22, 1976) is an American actress, producer, and entrepreneur. The recipient of several accolades, including an Academy Award and a Primetime Emmy Award, she ...more
  • Best Known For: Fashion forward Cher in Clueless, Barbara Gordon/Batgirl in the ill-advised Batman & Robin, Aerosmith video muse
    Now Known For: Super mom Elizabeth Thomas-Brewer in The Baby-Sitters Club 

    Alicia Silverstone (; born October 4, 1976) is an American actress. She made her film debut in The Crush (1993), earning the 1994 MTV Movie Award for Best Breakthrough Performance, and gained further ...more
  • Kirsten Dunst

    Best Known For: Judy in Jumanji, Claudia in Interview with a Vampire, Lux Lisbon in The Virigin Suicides, the great Torrance Shipman in Bring It On
    Now Known For: Krystal Stubbs in On Becoming a God in Central Florida 

    Kirsten Caroline Dunst (; born April 30, 1982) is an American actress. She made her debut in the 1989 anthology film New York Stories, appearing in the segment Oedipus Wrecks directed by Woody ...more
  • Julia Stiles
    85 votes

    Best Known For: Headstrong Kat in 10 Things I Hate About You 
    Now Known For: Widow Georgina Clios in Riviera 

    Julia O'Hara Stiles (born March 28, 1981) is an American actress. Born and raised in New York City, Stiles began acting at age 11 and made her screen debut as Erica Dansby in six episodes of the ...more