Cast of Beverly Hills 90210: Where Are They Now?
You might find it difficult to believe, but Beverly Hills, 90210 first appeared on our television screens almost 23 years ago, on Oct. 4, 1990. This definitive teen drama aired for 10 years, and it followed the adventures of twins Brandon and Brenda Walsh, beginning with their move to Beverly Hills from Minnesota, through four years of high school, and on to college at California University. So what are the stars of the show up to now?
Garth played valley girl Kelly Taylor, and since the series ended in 2000, the 41 year old actress has filmed numerous television movies, the latest of which, Home Again, just wrapped. She has also appeared in several television series, including a reprise of Beverly Hills, 90210, which aired from 2008 – 2010. She is currently writing a memoir, and is also developing a TNT series with Luke Perry, in which the two play a mystery-solving couple. Garth recently divorced Twilight actor Peter Facinelli, after 11 years of marriage.
Doherty’s character in the series was good-girl-gone-bad Brenda Walsh. Alleged feuding with her cast mates caused her to leave the series after only four years, and since then she’s worked on many television movies and series, the most memorable of which was Charmed, which aired from 1998 – 2001. She just finished a pilot with Mallrats director Kevin Smith, and she appears in the movie Bukowski, due out next year, in which she plays Charles’ mother, Katharina.
Spelling played good girl Donna Martin. In addition to appearing in numerous television series, talk shows and television movies, the 40 year old actress has worked with her husband Dean on several reality shows about their life. Spelling also wrote a television series, So NoTORIous, and several books, including the autobiographicals TORItelling, and VicTORIous, which will be released in October.
The 49 year old Ziering played fun-loving Steve Sanders. Since that role, he’s acted in other television series and movies, one of the most notable being the 2013 spectacle Sharknado, a sci-fi disaster movie in which he and Tara Reid deal with a waterspout that lifts sharks out of the ocean and drops them in Los Angeles.
The 43 year old, Canadian-born actor played the virtuous Brandon Walsh. One of his more popular roles since then has been as the mischievous car salesman on the Canadian series Call Me Fitz, which aired from 2010 – 2012. He’s also done cameos on other television series, including My Name is Earl in 2008, and most recently on CBS’s How I Met Your Mother. He’s done theater projects, including David Mamet’s Race, and he’s also tried his hand at car racing.
Perry’s character was the mysterious bad boy Dylan McKay. The 46 year old remains close with his 90210 co-star Jennie Garth, and is reportedly collaborating with her on a series for TNT. He’s appeared in a string of television series, including the post-apocalyptic drama Jeremiah, which aired from 2002 – 2004, and a recurring role on Body of Proof in 2012 and 2013.
Brian Austin Green
Green has maintained a successful television acting career since his 90210 role as David Silver. He’s appeared in many series, including 2008’s Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Smallville from 2009 – 2010, Desperate Housewives as Marcia Cross’ love interest in 2010, and Anger Management in 2013. The 40 year old most recently filmed the sci-fi horror Last Stop, which has not yet been released. He’s married to actress Megan Fox.
Thiessen’s character, Valerie Malone, became the series’ resident bad girl after Shannen Doherty’s departure from the series in 1994. Since her 90210 days, the 39 year old actress has dropped the Amber from her name, and she’s landed many television roles, including Elizabeth Burke in the 2009 series White Collar, and Dr. Kayla Martin in the 2007 television movie Pandemic.