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Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Joseph Gordon-Levitt - The cute kid with an epic '90s 'do is now a bonafide leading man--though that wasn't always the case. The former "3rd Rock From The Sun" star and co-star of "10 Things I Hate About You," (with fellow '90s star Larisa Oleynik) had been getting roles in mostly small, indie films until his breakout hit, "(500) Days of Summer" in 2009. And now he's the superhero heir-apparent in one of the biggest film franchises of all time (please, let him star as Robin in another “Dark Knight” movie!). The power of a haircut, people!

Where Are They Now? Catching up With Stars of The '80s and '90s

Not everyone has the staying power of some of these celebs. Who knew baby Michelle Tanner, Bayside’s A.C. Slater, and Gavin Rossdale’s punky singer girlfriend would all be household names in 2013? Big in the '80s and '90s, some of these stars are still burning bright today--others, not so much.

By Julie Pereira, Thread Blogger