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.
Leighton Meester as Blair in Gossip Girl
Dylan O’Brien as Stiles (and the Nogitsune) in Teen Wolf
Sophia Bush as Brooke in One Tree Hill
Kristen Bell as Veronica in Veronica Mars
Bethany Joy Lenz as Haley in One Tree Hill
Joshua Jackson as Pacey in Dawson’s Creek
Brett Gray and Jason Genao as Jamal Turner and Ruby Martinez in On My Block
Paul Wesley as Stefan, Silas, Tom, and Ambrose in The Vampire Diaries
Cassie Steele as Manny Santos in Degrassi: The Next Generation
Janel Parrish as Mona in Pretty Little Liars
Lili Reinhart as Betty in Riverdale
Nina Dobrev as Katherine, Elena, Tatia, and Amara in The Vampire Diaries and The Originals
Lea Michele as Rachel in Glee
Joseph Morgan as Klaus in The Vampire Diaries and The Originals
Jack O’Connell as Cook in Skins
Darren Criss as Blaine in Glee
Adam Brody as Seth in The O.C.
Brandon Flynn as Justin in 13 Reasons Why
Eliza Taylor as Clarke in The 100
And finally, Ester Exposito as Carla in Elite