What 10 Actors From Popular 90s TV Shows Look Like Today
Jun. 10, 2021
The world of entertainment has changed so much over the years, that it’s impossible to deny our need to go back and watch our favorite old TV shows. In our hearts and in our minds we feel that the characters in these shows will always stay young and timeless but we are here to show you how their lives have changed over the past 20 years.
At Bright Side , we found some of our favorite actors from TV shows we haven’t seen in a while and wanted to share what they’ve been up to with you as well.
1. Blake and Dylan Tuomy-Wilhoit
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We remember when the twins Dylan and Blake Tuomy-Wilhoit joined the Full House series during its 6th season and our TV screens were overloaded with cuteness. Since then, those little boys have grown up and they now lead a more normal life. Blake is now a firefighter and Dylan is a foley artist.
2. Tiffani Thiessen
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Tiffani Thiessen in the role of Kelly Kapowski in the famous teen TV show Saved by The Bell , was the voted as “the most likely to have a perfect family”, and the predictions were correct in real life! She played the role of Elizabeth Burke in White Collar . She also started her own cooking show called Dinner at Tiffani’s and has 2 beautiful little children.
3. Topher Grace
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Topher played the role of the beloved Eric Forman on That 70’s Show from the beginning of the series until the 7th season. After that, he left the show to focus on his movie career where he excelled. He acted in movies such as Spider-Man , The Giant M echanical Man, and he is now filming his new TV series called Treasure Squad.
4. Ross Hull
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We all remember Ross Hull a.k.a Gary and his scary stories from the TV show, Are You Afraid of the Dark? He gave us chills and nightmares as he told us the creepiest tales around the little campfire club. Ross grew up to become a very successful weather anchor and works for CBC in Ottawa in Canada.
5. Adam Lamberg
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No one could forget their favorite Disney Channel character Gordo from Lizzie McGuire . After the series ended the actor starred in a couple of movies but then disappeared from the movie world. He attended the University of California where he studied geography and now works for the Irish Art Center in New York.
6. Jaleel White
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Steve Urkel a.k.a Jaleel White was one of the most iconic characters of the decade in the series Family Matters . After the show was over, he continued his acting career successfully with major roles in productions such as Me, Myself and I , Dreamgirls and Drunk History.
7. Daniel Desanto
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Daniel Desanto also played a role in our favorite horror series Are You Afraid of The Dark as Tucker. After the show was over, he starred in various hit movies like Mean Girls where he played Gretchen’s cocky boyfriend. Now he continues to work as an actor.
8. Jeremy Jackson
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We saw Jeremy Jackson grow up through his role of Hobie in the lifeguard series, Baywatch. After the series ended, his life was far from perfect. He got involved with drugs and got arrested but after that, he was inspired to clean up and start his fitness journey which then resulted in a steroid addiction that we saw on Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew in 2011 .
9. Ariana Richards
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We all remember Ariana Richards from one of the most appreciated cult movies, Jurassic Park in 1993. After that, she wound down her acting career and gravitated toward a career in the arts. She is now a successful painter that focuses on an impressionistic style and lives in Oregon.
10. Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen
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The famous twins who shared the role of the lovely Michelle Tanner in the show Full House for 8 years disappeared from our screens in 2009 when they turned 18. After continuously acting and starring in various movies and TV shows they wanted to make a change in their career path and became interested in fashion. Now they run their own business with their fashion store called, The Row .
Which of these actors’ lives surprised you the most? Please share your opinion with us in the comments below. Don’t forget to share this article with your family and friends who enjoyed the magic of television in the ’90s.
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