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    These 18 Actors Were In Our Fave Teen TV Shows, And I Am SHOOK

    Started from the bottom, now they're here.

    1. Rami Malek, Gilmore Girls

    20th Century Fox, The WB

    You can see the Oscar-nominated star of Bohemian Rhapsody on a Season 4 episode of Gilmore Girls as a member of Lane's study group!

    2. Gina Rodriguez, 10 Things I Hate About You

    Scott Everett White / Scott Everett White/The CW, ABC Family

    You can catch the star of Jane The Virgin on a Season 2 episode of the short-lived ABC Family TV spin-off, 10 Things I Hate About You, as one of Kat's classmates!

    3. Michael B. Jordan, Friday Night Lights

    Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, NBC

    Yeah, sure MBJ is a big shot NOW, especially after slaying the game in both Black Panther and Creed, BUT did you know starred in the last two seasons of Friday Night Lights as football king Vince Howard??

    4. Tessa Thompson, Veronica Mars

    Sony, UPN

    The star of the upcoming and highly anticipated Men In Black: International / overall badass Tessa Thompson starred on Season 2 of Veronica Mars as Jackie, Veronica's enemy-turned-friend.

    5. Amanda Seyfried, Veronica Mars

    Universal, UPN

    The Mamma Mia! star and Mean Girls icon can be seen on the first season of Veronica Mars as Lilly Kane, Veronica's BFF who's murder drove the plot of the series.

    6. Jackson Rathbone, Beautiful People

    Summit Entertainment, ABC Family

    Before he was dazzling us in the Twilight saga, Jackson Rathbone was winning our hearts over as the troubled, yet lovable Nicholas on ABC Family's short-lived early-2000s teen drama, Beautiful People.

    7. Emma Stone, Malcolm In The Middle

    Fox Searchlight, FOX

    Sure, she's an Oscar winner and is all the buzz this award season for her role in The Favourite, but do you remember her as Girl #2 in an episode of Malcolm In The Middle from Season 7???

    8. Austin Butler, iCarly

    MTV, Nickelodeon

    You can trace the star of The Shannara Chronicles – and long-time BF of Vanessa Hudgens – all the way back to his role as the cute-but-tone-deaf Jake on a Season 1 episode of iCarly.

    9. Noah Centineo, Austin & Ally

    Netflix, Disney Channel

    Before he was pretending to be Lara Jean's BF in To All The Boys I've Loved Before, he played the role of Dallas, Ally's three-episode long crush.

    10. Janel Parrish, The O.C.

    Freeform, FOX

    Before she was playing our favorite villain-turned-good-gal, Mona Vanderwaal, she played the role of too-nosy-for-her-own-good Leah on a Season 4 episode of The O.C.

    11. Paul Wesley, The O.C.

    The CW, FOX

    Before he was vamping it up on The Vampire Diaries, Paul Wesley played Ryan's bad boy co-worker on Season 1 of The O.C.

    12. Shailene Woodley, The O.C.

    HBO, FOX

    The O.C. is just pumping out stars, huh?? Catch this Big Little Lies star in the first season of The O.C. as the OG Kaitlin Cooper – before she was recast – the sister of Misha Barton's character, Marissa.

    13. Nico Tortorella, Make It Or Break It

    TV Land, ABC Family

    You may know them as Josh from Younger, but did you know they started their career on Make It Or Break It as Razor, an edgy pizza delivery boy/bandmate?

    14. Penn Badgley, What I Like About You

    Netflix, The WB

    Before he starred on You and Gossip Girl, Penn Badgley guest-starred on a Season 1 episode of What I Like About You as Jake Wood, a co-worker and crush of Amanda Bynes' character, Holly.

    15. Evan Peters, One Tree Hill

    FX, The CW

    Before he was killing it in pretty much every Ryan Murphy show to hit our TV screens, he guest-starred as the troubled Jack, a friend of Brooke's foster child, on Season 6 of One Tree Hill.

    16. Sebastian Stan, Gossip Girl

    Marvel, The CW

    Before he was wreaking havoc all over the Marvel universe, Sebastian Stan was wreaking havoc all over the Upper East Side as Carter Baizen in Gossip Girl, long time friend and foe of Chuck, Nate, Blair, and Serena.

    17. Chris Pratt, Everwood

    Marvel, The WB

    Before there was Star-Lord in Guardians of the Galaxy, before there was Andy in Parks and Rec, there was Bright Abbott in Everwood, the tortured boy-next-door who you can't help but feel for.

    18. Michelle Williams, Dawson's Creek

    Scott Free Productions, The WB

    Michelle Williams' list of roles is miles long, and you can trace it back to the '90s teen hit, Dawson's Creek. She played Jen Lindley, on-again off-again girlfriend of Dawson.

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