Teen shows aren't just for teenagers. The best teen characters today are often complicated. We’ve all been through the saga and angst of being an adolescent, and there is no medium like movies and TV to thoroughly explore modern coming-of-age stories. That’s why we’re ranking the best teen characters in 2019.
Netflix’s drama 13 Reasons Why explores all the consequences that lead to the suicide of 17-year-old Hannah Baker. If that sounds really heavy for a show made for teenagers, that’s actually the whole point. The best TV shows with teen characters today need to break down barriers in order to get noticed. In Spider-Man: Far From Home, Peter Parker has to come to terms with juggling being a regular high school student by day with being a crime-fighting superhero by night.
All different genres are represented on this list, from the basic situation comedy to the epic grand-scale saga. Vote up who you think are the best teen characters in 2019. Don’t see one of your favorites? Go ahead and add them to the list.
Millie Bobby Brown
Isaac Hempstead Wright
Jack Dylan Grazer