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Then And Now: The Male Celebrity Crushes You Forgot About.

They stole our hearts (briefly) and after their five minutes of fame...we forgot about them. Such is the fleeting nature of love.

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Anson Mount

He's had one off appearances in shows like Sex and the City and Ally McBeal but Anson Mount really hit the radar after he played Britney Spears love interest in her debut film 'Crossroads.'
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He's had one off appearances in shows like Sex and the City and Ally McBeal but Anson Mount really hit the radar after he played Britney Spears love interest in her debut film 'Crossroads.'

Hanging with Britters.
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Hanging with Britters.

And here is Anson now...

Aged 41, Anson is now most known for his role playing Cullen Bohannon in Hell on Wheels.
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Aged 41, Anson is now most known for his role playing Cullen Bohannon in Hell on Wheels.

Jonathan Bennett

Jonathan Bennett aka Aaron Samuels stole not only Regina and Cady's hearts in Mean Girls, but also ours.
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Jonathan Bennett aka Aaron Samuels stole not only Regina and Cady's hearts in Mean Girls, but also ours.

And here is Jonathan now...

Bennett is now hosting Copycat on MTV. And his hair looks sexy pushed back.
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Bennett is now hosting Copycat on MTV. And his hair looks sexy pushed back.

Hanson

The year was 1997, the song was Mmmbop and if you still don't know it...there's no words to excuse such actions.
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The year was 1997, the song was Mmmbop and if you still don't know it...there's no words to excuse such actions.

Hanson now...

The year was 2014, and the words were 'PHWOARRRRR.' Hanson are still making music, touring and the boys are all married with children.
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The year was 2014, and the words were 'PHWOARRRRR.'

Hanson are still making music, touring and the boys are all married with children.

David Gallagher

Most known for playing Simon Camden in the hit show 7th Heaven ("when I see their happy faces, smiling down at meeeeee,"), David Gallagher grew up in front of our eyes, turning from lovable boy to a sexy son of a Reverend.
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Most known for playing Simon Camden in the hit show 7th Heaven ("when I see their happy faces, smiling down at meeeeee,"), David Gallagher grew up in front of our eyes, turning from lovable boy to a sexy son of a Reverend.

David now...

Now aged 29, Gallagher has had a series of appearances in shows such as Numb3rs, CSI: Miami, Saving Grace and The Vampire Diaries.
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Now aged 29, Gallagher has had a series of appearances in shows such as Numb3rs, CSI: Miami, Saving Grace and The Vampire Diaries.

Tom Welling

From high-school athlete, to model, to actor, Tom Welling was most famous for his role playing Clark Kent in Smallville.
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From high-school athlete, to model, to actor, Tom Welling was most famous for his role playing Clark Kent in Smallville.

Tom now...

The actor, now 37, has kept a pretty low profile since the end of Smallville in 2011, only appearing in a handful of movies.
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The actor, now 37, has kept a pretty low profile since the end of Smallville in 2011, only appearing in a handful of movies.

James Lafferty

Staying with hit show One Tree Hill for all nine seasons, Lafferty played angry teen jock turned family-man/basketball star Nathan Scott, forever cementing himself a place in OTH fans hearts. #Naley forever.
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Staying with hit show One Tree Hill for all nine seasons, Lafferty played angry teen jock turned family-man/basketball star Nathan Scott, forever cementing himself a place in OTH fans hearts. #Naley forever.

James now...

Since One Tree Hill ended in 2012, Lafferty has starred in a few films, a web miniseries titled 'Wild Life: A New Generation of Wild' and was playing Aaron in NBC series 'Crisis.' (Now cancelled.)
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Since One Tree Hill ended in 2012, Lafferty has starred in a few films, a web miniseries titled 'Wild Life: A New Generation of Wild' and was playing Aaron in NBC series 'Crisis.' (Now cancelled.)

Shane West

Making his way into teens hearts after playing brooding bad boy Landon in A Walk To Remember, West also is a credited musician, writer and producer.
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Making his way into teens hearts after playing brooding bad boy Landon in A Walk To Remember, West also is a credited musician, writer and producer.

Shane now...

Still brooding. Still smouldering. Still preeeeeetty damn good for 36.
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Still brooding. Still smouldering. Still preeeeeetty damn good for 36.

Teddy Geiger

Like a younger John Mayer, with slightly Emo styled hair, Teddy burst on the musical scene with his hit debut 'For You I Will.'
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Like a younger John Mayer, with slightly Emo styled hair, Teddy burst on the musical scene with his hit debut 'For You I Will.'

Teddy now...

Since his debut, Teddy's made a handful of EPS and albums and had a few acting roles, most notably in the movie 'The Rocker' with Emma Stone. And hasn't visibly aged. At all.
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Since his debut, Teddy's made a handful of EPS and albums and had a few acting roles, most notably in the movie 'The Rocker' with Emma Stone. And hasn't visibly aged. At all.

Jonathan Taylor Thomas

One of the most well-known child stars of the 90s, JTT was the voice of Simba, but is predominately known for his role playing Randy Taylor on Home Improvement.
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One of the most well-known child stars of the 90s, JTT was the voice of Simba, but is predominately known for his role playing Randy Taylor on Home Improvement.

Jonathan now...

What's JTT doing now? Mostly keeping a low profile, apart from a few sly appearances here and there. In an interview he stated he made a conscious decision to walk away from fame, due to wanting to have a break, study, travel and live a semi-normal life.
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What's JTT doing now? Mostly keeping a low profile, apart from a few sly appearances here and there. In an interview he stated he made a conscious decision to walk away from fame, due to wanting to have a break, study, travel and live a semi-normal life.

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