Child Stars We’re Still Crushing On

Child Stars We’re Still Crushing On

Anna Chlumsky

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Anna charmed audiences in My Girl, becoming the obsession of every young boy in America. And now, she is making us laugh thanks to her awesome role on HBO’s hit show Veep. We have to admit she’s definitely easy on the eyes these days.

Ryan Phillippe 

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Oh, Ryan. You had all the girls chasing after you after starring in I Know What You Did Last Summer and Cruel Intentions. We have to say he grew up to be not-so-shabby either. The crush is still very alive and well.

Drew Barrymore 

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Oh Drew, as a teenager she went through a major bad girl phase, making pre-teen boys go wild in the early ‘90s. Now, she is considered to be one hot mama. Beauty is definitely ageless when it comes to Drew.

Devon Sawa 

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Every girl in America wanted to date Devon Sawa when he appeared in the hit movie Casper and since then he’s had a legion of fans worshipping his cuteness. Today, he’s still a total stud too, guest starring on popular TV shows.

Tiffani Amber-Thiessen 

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Who didn’t have a crush on Kelly from Saved by the Bell? Zack Morris was a seriously lucky man. Tiffani would then go on to woo over the older men in 90210 and now hosts her own cooking show. Even today, she is still smoking hot!

Jonathan Taylor-Thomas

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Oh, Home Improvement. We thank you for giving us the adorable antics of JTT. Actually, we’re sure we still have a copy of Teen Beat laying around somewhere. To say JTT wasn’t every girl (and some boys’) dream guy throughout the ‘90s would be an understatement. Sadly, he took a major acting hiatus to go to school during the 2000’s; however, he did have a few guest roles on Tim Allen’s hit show Last Man Standing.

Emma Watson

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Emma Watson shot to superstardom for playing Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter movies. Today, she is known for playing Belle in the remake of Beauty and the Beast and has received two degrees from Brown and Oxford University. Yes, we are definitely crushing on, Emma.

Daniel Radcliffe

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We’re pretty sure little girls across the world would have given up anything to be Harry Potter’s girlfriend. Hell, we know a few guys who would have as well. Daniel Radcliffe broke hearts across the globe while playing the most magical character in literature and today he’s doing it all over again. Seriously, have you seen him lately? He’s gorgeous.

Marley Shelton

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We think every teenage boy in America was hoping to get mouth-to-mouth resuscitation from Wendy Peffercorn from The Sandlot. Talk about the ultimate dream. Now, at 41, she’s even more attractive and wooing the boys all-grown-up on the hit show Mad Men.

Brad Renfro 

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Brad Renfro was a teen heartthrob in the ‘90’s known for his work in The Client and Apt. Pupil. He also was the obsession for many young girls during that time. Growing up in the limelight didn’t do him any favors sadly, and he died of a heroin overdose in 2008.

Kirsten Dunst

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Who didn’t fall in love with Kirsten Dunst in Interview with a Vampire? We have a feeling quite a few young boys were hoping she would make them immortal. Growing up in the limelight, Dunst has had a long and successful career and is still stunning to this day. The crush is very much alive.

Thomas Ian Nicholas

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Remember this cutie from Rookie of the Year? Thomas was a total heartthrob back in the day and he grew up to be quite the stud as well. Seriously, who didn’t have a crush on him during his American Pie days?

Christina Ricci

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Plenty of young boys were crushing on Wednesday Addams when the remake of The Addams Family hit theaters, and that has to do with the charming Christina Ricci. Ahh, Wednesday…those were good times. Now, Ricci is scaring audiences with her terrifying rendition of Lizzie Borden on Lifetime.

Andrew Keegan

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We’re pretty sure that Andrew Keegan was on the cover of every teen magazine released in the 1990’s. Coming onto the scene in the hit movie Camp Nowhere, he would go on to send teen girls into a frenzy in 10 Things I Hate About You. Today, his career is pretty non-existent, though he is still a hottie.

Alyssa Milano 

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From Who’s the Boss to Mistresses, Alyssa Milano was the childhood fantasy for most young guys in the late ‘80s and early ‘90s. Even after two kids, she is still smoking hot today. Could we be “charmed” by here still? We think so!

Shia LaBeouf

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People may forget that Shia began his career in the film Holes way before Transformers came along. An awkward yet cute guy, he would win a legion of fans that would follow him into adulthood. Today, he is pretty nuts and that’s being nice, but he still is attractive.

Christina Lakin

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Who remembers waiting all week for TGIF just to see Christina Lakin’s Al on Step by Step? While she may have played a tomboy on the show, today she is super sexy and starring on Pop! Network’s Hollywood Darlings. God, we miss the nineties.

Brad Pitt

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Brad Pitt launched his career on Growing Pains, but really caught the girls’ attention when he starred in Thelma and Louise. He’s another star we think has found the fountain of youth because he just looks so dang good!

Candace Cameron Bure 

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Raise your hand if you had a crush on DJ Tanner! A household staple in the ‘80’s and ‘90’s, Candace was every teen boy’s dream when she was on Full House. And she hasn’t aged a day. Have you seen her? She looks like she’s been in suspended animation for the last 20 years.

Leonardo DiCaprio

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Oh, Leo. We loved you back in Critters 3, adored you on Growing Pains, and you broke our hearts in Titanic. There are decades worth of love for Mr. DiCaprio that will continue on forever. Where’s Celine Dion when you need her?

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