What 24 of Your Favorite ’80s and ’90s TV Stars Look Like Today


Movies and television shows from the 1980s and 1990s will live on in our hearts forever. Girls were hooked to their TV screens to hear all about Clarissa Darling’s life, while the globe collectively fretted about Rachel and Ross’s relationship for a whole decade thanks to sitcoms like Full House. It’s been nearly 40 years since the 1980s and 30 years since the 1990s, and you definitely wouldn’t recognise some of your favourite actors from those decades today.

We welcome you to reminisce about some of the best TV shows and movies from the 1980s and 1990s, as well as how the stars have evolved since then.

Gillian Anderson — Dana Scully from The X-Files (1993-2002)

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Matt LeBlanc — Joey Tribbiani from Friends (1994-2004)


Matthew Perry — Chandler Bing from Friends (1994-2004)

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David Schwimmer — Ross Geller from Friends (1994-2004)

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Jennifer Aniston — Rachel Green from Friends (1994-2004)

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Courteney Cox — Monica Geller from Friends (1994-2004)

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Lisa Kudrow — Phoebe Buffay from Friends (1994-2004)

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Bob Saget — Danny Tanner from Full House (1987-1995)

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Candace Cameron Bure — D.J. Tanner from Full House (1987-1995)

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Jodie Sweetin — Stephanie Tanner from Full House (1987-1995)

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Rider Strong — Shawn Hunter from Boy Meets World (1993-2000)

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Jerry Seinfeld — Jerry Seinfeld from Seinfeld (1989-1998)

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus — Elaine Benes from Seinfeld (1989-1998)

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Ian Ziering — Steve Sanders from Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990-2000)

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Gabrielle Carteris — Andrea Zuckerman from Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990-2000)

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Kelsey Grammer — Dr. Frasier Crane from Frasier (1993-2004)

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Jane Leeves — Daphne Moon from Frasier (1993-2004)

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Melissa Joan Hart — Clarissa Darling from Clarissa Explains It All (1991-1994)

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Tina Majorino — Enola from Waterworld (1995)

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