'My So Called Life': The Cast Then And Now
Back in August 1994, the very first episode of "My So Called Life" was aired. Even though the show only ran for 19 episodes, it had a huge cult following! Carry on reading to find out what happened to the cast!
The beautiful Claire Danes played innocent schoolgirl "Angela Chase" when she was just fourteen. Want to know if Claire Danes is a shy as "Angela"? See our next photo...
As you can see, Claire Danes has definitely changed over the years. She has become a very beautiful and confindent woman! She has starred in several films over the years, including "Romeo + Julia" and "Terminator 3", which were both box office hits. She has also starred in the highly popular TV series "Homeland", for which she won both a Golden Globe and an Emmy!
"Sharon Cherski" was played by Devon Odessa. Cute, dark-haired "Sharon" is "Angela's" childhood best friend, until the two eventually grow up and go their separate ways.
The series finale of "My So Called Life" was in no way the end of Devon Odessa's career. After the show ended, Odessa moved on to star in other popular TV shows such as "Pacific Blue" and "Touched By An Angel". Her most recent role was in the very popular hospital drama "Private Practice" back in 2011.
Even A.J. Langer was a part of the beloved teenie series from back in the day. Langer played "Rayanne Graff", who, even at a very young age, struggled with an addiction to drugs and alchohol. Check out our next slide to see what she looks like today!
As you can see, A.J. Langer has become a wonderful woman, who is still a popular TV actress. Over the years, she has starred in several popular TV shows such as "Seinfeld", "It's Like, You Know" and the NBC sitcom "Three Sisters". Langer last appeared in "Private Practice" as "Erica Warner" from 2011 to 2012.
Wilson Cruz played "Rickie Vasquez" from 1994 to 1995. Her character on the show went through some hard times coming to terms with her sexuality.
In real life, Wilson Cruz had it a lot easier than his character did. After "My So Called Life", Cruz starred in multiple shows like "Ally McBeal", "Monk" and "Grey's Anatomy". Let's find out if our next star could keep up with Wilson!
Devon Gummersall played "Angela's" neighbor "Brian Krakow" in "My So Called LIfe". He was able to get the gang out of some tough situations using his quick wit.
Devon Gummersall went on to become a huge success after his role in "A So Called Life". He starred in movies such as "Independence Day", as well as extremely popular shows like "CSI", "24", "The Mentalist" and "Criminal Minds".
Jared Let was only 21 when he played badboy "Jordan Catalano" in the series "My So Called Life". He was an absolute heartthrob and "Angela" just couldn't resist him.
Bess Armstrong played "Patty Chase", "Angela's" mum. She was one of the most good-natured characters on the show. Find out what "Angela's" mom looks like today...
Bess Armstrong went on to star in several TV shows after "My So Called Life" finished. She appeared in "The Nanny", "One Tree Hill" and "Mad Men". Fans were overjoyed when she recently starred in "House Of Lies" and her performance was one of her best yet.
Most people know Tom Irwin as "Graham Chase". He is not only "Angela's" father, but he also serves as her role model as well. Check out the next slide to find out what happened to Irwin after "My So Called Life" ended.
Tom Irwin has had an amazingly successful career with roles in TV shows like "Emergency Room", "24", "Grey's Anatomy" and "Law & Order". He delighted fans playing "Adrian Powell" in "Devious Maids" from 2013 until 2016. An end to his career is nowhere in sight!
"Danielle Chase", who was played by Lisa Wilhoit, was a huge part of the series "My So Called Life". She was only 13 when show aired, but as you probably know, she isn't that cute little girl anymore...