10 Male TV Actors From The 90s Who Are Hotter Than Ever (PHOTOS)

Laura Anastasia | Jul 31, 2015 TV
10 Male TV Actors From The 90s Who Are Hotter Than Ever (PHOTOS)

Your favorite 90s sitcoms may be long gone, but drooling over your teen crushes doesn't have to end. (Go ahead, hang that Joey Lawrence poster back up!) Your favorite 90s child TV stars are now older, more experienced, and dare we say, even better looking.

 

Lawrence, Jonathan Jackson, and others have traded boyish charm for grown-up sex appeal. Their fame, too, has grown right along with them. Get ready to catch up with your favorite old-school crushes. 

 

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  • Brian Austin Green: Then

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    At 17, Green nabbed the role of nerdy David Silver on Beverly Hills, 90210. In real life he had a baby with co-star Vanessa Marcil in 2002, two years after the show ended. 

  • Brian Austin Green: Now

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    Green is married to actress Megan Fox, and they have two children together. He continues to act on TV, including his most recent role as Sean on Anger Management. The 90210 alum also produces music.

  • Mark-Paul Gosselaar: Then

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    At 15, Gosselaar scored millions of female fans with his teen role as clever troublemaker Zack Morris on Saved by the Bell. After the show ended, he reprised his character in Saved by the Bell: The College Years and later guest-starred on an episode of Saved by the Bell: The New Class. Talk about a Zack attack!

  • Mark-Paul Gosselaar: Now

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    The all-grown-up actor is still drool-worthy on his latest gig, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. You may see even more of him on the small screen this fall. NBC recently picked up his new comedy, People Are Talking, for the fall lineup.

  • Joey Lawrence: Then

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    Lawrence tackled the dumb-but-hot brother role as Joey Russo on Blossom when he was 14. He credits his trademark "Whoa!" -- and his perfect hair -- for winning fans.

  • Joey Lawrence: Now

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    Little Joey Russo is all grown up. The actor recently reconnected with his 90s fans for four seasons on Melissa & Joey, which ended in 2015. 

  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt: Then

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    The child star acted in his first TV movie at 7 and landed the role of alien-in-hiding Tommy Solomon eight years later. Gordon-Levitt's odd family on 3rd Rock from the Sun didn't deter any of the teen's adoring fans. 

  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt: Now

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    Beauty and brains! The ever-youthful actor has dominated indie cinema over the past decade with hits including Don Jon, which he wrote, directed, and starred in. 

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  • Jonathan Jackson: Then

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    Jackson debuted on TV at age 11 as Luke and Laura's son, Lucky, on General Hospital. He played the character on and off from 1993 through 2011, returning for four episodes in 2015.

  • Jonathan Jackson: Now

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    The singer and actor stars on Nashville as hottie Avery Barkley. Off-screen, he tours with his rock band, Enation.

  • Jaleel White: Then

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    Did I do that? White still gets stopped by fans of nerdy neighbor Steve Urkel, the Family Matters character he played as a young teen. "They meme the hell out of me," White has joked. 

  • Jaleel White: Now

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    White showed off smooth moves on Dancing With The Stars in 2012. He has guest-starred on several shows, including Castle and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.   

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  • Neil Patrick Harris: Then

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    Harris acted in Clara's Heart with Whoopi Goldberg before winning our hearts -- stat -- as a super-smart teen doctor on Doogie Howser, M.D. He first donned the stethoscope at 16.

  • Neil Patrick Harris: Now

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    In the years since Doogie, Harris has acted on Broadway, starred in How I Met Your Mother, and become a popular awards show host. He and husband David Burtka have two kids. Harris is headed back to the small screen this fall with his own variety show, Best Time Ever.

  • Fred Savage: Then

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    Savage's starring role as Kevin Arnold on The Wonder Years had some big perks -- including having Danica McKellar be his first kiss. He landed the role at 12.

  • Fred Savage: Now

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    The Wonder Years star now spends most of his time behind the camera. His directing credits include 2 Broke Girls and It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia.

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  • David Faustino: Then

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    Faustino spent his teen years playing Bud Bundy on Married... With Children alongside knockout TV sib Christina Applegate. 

  • David Faustino: Now

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    Faustino is a disc jockey and recently made a cameo in the Entourage movie. He has said a Married... With Children spin-off is in the works.

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  • Ben Savage: Then

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    Savage hit the airwaves at age 5, in his first commercial. He won the lead role of Cory Matthews in Boy Meets World at 13. He credits his older brother and The Wonder Years star Fred Savage with inspiring him to act.

  • Ben Savage: Now

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    Savage graduated from Stanford University in 2004. He is currently reprising his most famous role in the spinoff Girl Meets World.

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