From Leonardo DiCaprio to half of the 'Saved by the Bell' cast, see which stars are hitting the milestone this year
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Happy birthday to you!
This year, a host of big names are turning 50, including 10 who have been in the spotlight since they were just teenagers, starring in some of our favorite '90s TV shows and films.
Half of our beloved Bayside High students will mark the milestone, in addition to Oscar winners
Leonardo DiCaprio and Christian Bale. Check out the full list of former teen stars turning 50 in 2024. Tiffani Thiessen
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Tiffani Thiessen, a.k.a. sweetheart Kelly Kapowski, marked her birthday on Jan. 23, and celebrated by Saved by the Bell posing in nothing but a bed sheet (and getting a meaningful tattoo with her mom days prior). Mark-Paul Gosselaar Charles Sykes/Bravo/Getty Mark-Paul Gosselaar
Thiessen's on-screen love interest, actor
Mark-Paul Gosselaar, turns 50 on March 1. Lark Voorhies Erik Voake/Getty Images Lark Voorhies
Meanwhile, their fashion-obsessed Bayside bestie
Lark Voorhies will turn 50 on March 25! Seth Green
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Seth Green, who starred in iconic teen films including and cult classic series like Can't Hardly Wait turns 50 on Feb. 8. Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Alyson Hannigan
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Alyson Hannigan got her start in My Stepmother Is an Alien and Free Spirit before joining fellow 1974 baby Seth Green on Her 50th falls on March 24. Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Christian Bale Ian Gavan/Getty Christian Bale
Ain't it a fine life,
Christian Bale? The actor broke hearts in before earning four Oscar nominations in the 2010s for his big-screen work. He blows out the candles on Jan. 30. Newsies Jerry O'Connell Jerry O'Connell Jerry O'Connell first hit the scene in 1986's Stand by Me, and has been working steadily in TV and film ever since. He celebrates on Feb. 17. Donald Faison Lou Rocco/ABC/Getty Donald Faison
Donald Faison could be 50! The comedian will celebrate on June 22. Clueless Ryan Phillippe Rachel Murray/Getty Images Ryan Phillippe
One Life to Live and to I Know What You Did Last Summer and Cruel Intentions Crimson Tide, Ryan Phillippe was all over our screens in the '90s. He turns 50 on Sept. 10. Story continues Leonardo DiCaprio
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We'll never let go of the fact that
Leonardo DiCaprio is no longer just 's Jack, but a seven-time Oscar nominee and Titanic Martin Scorsese movie mainstay who is turning 50 on Nov. 11 of this year.
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