How Depressingly Old Are Our Favorite '90s TV Casts Now?


JTT is 30. That’s right, girls who grew up in the ’90s — your pre-teen crush entered his fourth decade on Earth yesterday. (For everyone else: We’re talking about Jonathan Taylor Thomas, of Home Improvement fame.) We don’t know about you, but this kind of freaks us out. And, because we’re gluttons for punishment, it also has us thinking about how old our other favorite ’90s TV casts are in 2011. Click through after the jump to learn that the Friends are all solidly middle-aged, DJ Conner is older than you, Uncle Jesse is pushing 50, and Andrea Zuckerman qualifies for AARP. Depressing, huh?

Home Improvement

Tim Allen (Tim Taylor): 58 Patricia Richardson (Jill Taylor): 60 Zachery Ty Bryan (Brad Taylor): 29 Jonathan Taylor Thomas (Randy Taylor): 30 Taran Noah Smith (Mark Taylor): 27 Richard Karn (Al Borland): 55

In case you’re curious, here’s a current photo of the cast.


Roseanne Barr (Roseanne Conner): 58 John Goodman (Dan Conner): 59 Laurie Metcalf (Jackie Conner): 56 Sara Gilbert (Darlene Conner): 36 Michael Fishman (DJ Conner): 29 Lecy Goranson (Becky Conner #1): 37 Sarah Chalke (Becky Conner #2): 35 Johnny Galecki (David Healy): 36 Glenn Quinn (Mark Healy): Deceased, would be 41

Full House

Bob Saget (Danny Tanner): 55 John Stamos (Jesse Katsopolis): 48 Dave Coulier (Joey Gladstone): 51 Candace Cameron Bure (DJ Tanner): 35 Jodie Sweetin (Stephanie Tanner): 29 Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen (Michelle Tanner): 25 Lori Loughlin (Becky Donaldson-Katsopolis): 47 Andrea Barber (Kimmy Gibbler): 35 Scott Weigner (Steve Hale): 35

Beverly Hills, 90210

Jason Priestley (Brandon Walsh): 42 Shannen Doherty (Brenda Walsh): 40 Jennie Garth (Kelly Taylor): 39 Ian Ziering (Steve Sanders): 47 Gabrielle Carteris (Andrea Zuckerman): 50 (Really!) Luke Perry (Dylan McKay): 44 Brian Austin Green (David Silver): 38 Tori Spelling (Donna Martin): 38 Carol Potter (Cindy Walsh): 63 James Eckhouse (Jim Walsh): 56 Tiffani Thiessen (Valerie Malone): 37 Jamie Walters (Ray Pruit): 42 Kathleen Robertson (Clare Arnold): 38 Vincent Young (Noah Hunter): 47 Vanessa Marcil (Gina Kincaid): 32

My So-Called Life

Claire Danes (Angela Chase): 32 Bess Armstrong (Patty Chase): 57 Jared Leto (Jordan Catalano): 39 Wilson Cruz (Rickie Vasquez): 37 Devon Gummersall (Brian Krakow): 32 AJ Langer (Rayanne Graff): 37 Devon Odessa (Sharon Cherski): 37 Lisa Wilhoit (Danielle Chase): 30

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

Will Smith (Will Smith): 42 James Avery (Phil Banks): 62 Janet Hubert (Vivian Banks #1): 55 Daphne Maxwell Reid (Vivian Banks #2): 63 Alfonso Ribeiro (Carlton Banks): 39 Karyn Parsons (Hilary Banks): 44 Tatyana Ali (Ashley Banks): 32


Jennifer Aniston (Rachel Green): 42 Courteney Cox (Monica Gellar): 47 Lisa Kudrow (Phoebe Buffay): 48 Matt LeBlanc (Joey Tribbiani): 44 Matthew Perry (Chandler Bing): 42 David Schwimmer (Ross Gellar): 44

Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Sarah Michelle Gellar (Buffy Summers): 34 Nicholas Brendon (Xander Harris): 40 Alyson Hannigan (Willow Rosenberg): 37 Anthony Stewart Head (Rupert Giles): 57 Charisma Carpenter (Cordelia Chase): 41 David Boreanaz (Angel): 42 Seth Green (Daniel “Oz” Osbourne): 37 James Marsters (Spike): 49 Emma Caulfield (Anya Jenkins): 38 Michelle Trachtenberg (Dawn Summers): 25

Family Matters

Reginald VelJohnson (Carl Winslow): 59 Jo Marie Payton (Hariette Winslow): 61 Rosetta LeNoire (Estelle Winslow): Deceased, would be 100 Darius McCrary (Eddie Winslow): 35 Kellie Shanygne Williams (Laura Winslow): 35 Jaleel White (Steve Urkel): 34 Shawn Harrison (Waldo Faldo): 37


Mayim Bialik (Blossom Russo): 35 Joey Lawrence (Joey Russo): 35 Michael Stoyanov (Anthony Russo): 44 Jenna von Oÿ (Six LeMeure): 34 Ted Wass (Nick Russo): 58