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20 Actors From Teen Dramas Who Were Absolutely, Positively Perfect Casting Choices

Anyone who can say things like "jingle jangle" with a straight face deserves an Emmy.

We recently asked the BuzzFeed Community what actors from teen dramas stood out from the rest of the cast. Here are some of the most submitted!

Note: Submissions have been edited for length and clarity.

1. Leighton Meester as Blair in Gossip Girl

2. Dylan O'Brien as Stiles (and the Nogitsune) in Teen Wolf

3. Sophia Bush as Brooke in One Tree Hill

4. Kristen Bell as Veronica in Veronica Mars

5. Bethany Joy Lenz as Haley in One Tree Hill

6. Joshua Jackson as Pacey in Dawson’s Creek

7. Brett Gray and Jason Genao as Jamal Turner and Ruby Martinez in On My Block

8. Paul Wesley as Stefan, Silas, Tom, and Ambrose in The Vampire Diaries

9. Cassie Steele as Manny Santos in Degrassi: The Next Generation

10. Janel Parrish as Mona in Pretty Little Liars

11. Lili Reinhart as Betty in Riverdale

12. Nina Dobrev as Katherine, Elena, Tatia, and Amara in The Vampire Diaries and The Originals

13. Lea Michele as Rachel in Glee

14. Joseph Morgan as Klaus in The Vampire Diaries and The Originals

15. Jack O’Connell as Cook in Skins

16. Darren Criss as Blaine in Glee

17. Adam Brody as Seth in The O.C.

18. Brandon Flynn as Justin in 13 Reasons Why

19. Eliza Taylor as Clarke in The 100

20. And finally, Ester Exposito as Carla in Elite