The 90’s then was a wonderful time, filled with hundreds of talented teen actors. Some of them has gone on to make it big in the industry, while some chose simpler lives and left their fame behind. This article highlights some of the teen actors that were on top in the 90’s.
•Macaulay Carson Culkin:
when we think of the 90’s teen actors, Macaulay Carson’s screaming face from the movie “Home Alone” comes to our mind first. Macaulay is an American actor born on August 26, 1980. He became really famous when he played the role of Kelvin McCallister in the movie “home alone”. He has also starred in other movies like; The good son (1993), The page master (1994), Richie Rich (1994) and many more movies. Macaulay Carson Culkin was ranked number two on VH1’s list of the “100 Greatest Kid-Stars”. He took a break from acting in 1994 and returned later in 2003 starring in the television show, will, and grace, and many more movies till date.
The American actor was born on November 11, 1974. He started his career in filmmaking by starring as Josh in the movie “Critters 3 (1991)”. He starred in the movies; This boy life and What’s Eating Gilbert Grape in 1993. He later gained public recognition when he played a leading role in “The basketball diaries (1995)” and “Romeo and Juliet (1996)”. In 1997, he achieved his international fame with James Cameroon heroic romance movie “Titanic”. Which became the highest selling movie as at that time. He has acted in many movies, and still in the industry making it big!
•Mary-Kate And Ashley Olsen:
The twins, also known as “The Olsen’s Twins”, were born June 13, 1986. They started acting at the age of six and continued up to their teenage years. In 1995, the twins made their featured film debut in the movie “It Takes Two”. In the same year, they introduced a video series “you are invited to Kate and Ashley’s” which Continued to release new entries until the year 2000. In 1998, they appeared in another television series (Two of a kind). Although the TV series lasted for just a season, it was reshowed on cable for many years afterward. As they grew up, the twins showed greater interest in fashion, and they are now renowned and recognized fashion designers.
•Jonathan Taylor Thomas:
Born on September 8, 1990. He is an American actor and voice actor. He was known for playing Randy Taylor in the “ABC’s sitcom Home Improvement”. He also voiced young Simba in the 1994 Disney’s movie “The Lion King”. He left the Home improvement show in 1998 to focus on his academics. He then returned later in early 2004 to play a guest role in the movie “8 simple rules for dating my teenage daughter” which was another ABC sitcom. Since then, he has been featuring in a lot of movies.
Mara Wilson was born on July 24, 1987. The American former child actress was recognized for playing Natalie Hilliard in the movie “Mrs. Doubtfire (1993)” and Susan Walker in “Miracle on the 34th street (1994). In the same year, she also starred in a television film “A time to heal” playing the role of Barbara Barton. Since then, she has acted in many movies, and her performance in the movies caught the attention of Danny DeVito. He later made her a lead role in the movie “Matilda”. She continued acting until 2012 when she quitted film acting to start a career in writing.
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