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'Beverly Hills, 90210' stars then and now

Just in time for the 25th anniversary of the first episode of "Beverly Hills, 90210" (Oct. 4, 1990), Lifetime is airing "The Unauthorized Beverly Hills, 90210 Story" on Saturday, Oct. 3, following the success of the network's other nostalgic, behind-the-scenes movies about "Saved by the Bell" and "Full House."

So what happened to the stars of Aaron Spelling's teen soap that aired through the entirety of the '90s? Look back at the original cast members' early days and see what they're up to now.

Jason Priestley in 1995

The actor who played Brandon Walsh was the
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The actor who played Brandon Walsh was the anchor of the "90210" cast, both on screen and behind the scenes. The role made him a teen idol of the '90s and earned him two Golden Globe nominations.

Jason Priestley now

Priestley has done quite a bit of directing
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Priestley has done quite a bit of directing since leaving the show in 1998, including episodes of "The Secret Life of the American Teenager" and "7th Heaven." He also directed his former co-star Tori Spelling in an episode of The CW's 2008-2013 "90210" series. The married father of two, a native of Canada, most recently starred in four seasons of the Canadian TV series "Call Me Fitz."

Shannen Doherty in 1993

Doherty (second from left) played good-girl-gone-bad Brenda, Brandon's
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Doherty (second from left) played good-girl-gone-bad Brenda, Brandon's twin sister. She was written off the show in its fourth season, when Brenda moves to London to pursue acting.

Shannen Doherty now

Doherty went on to star in another successful
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Doherty went on to star in another successful Aaron Spelling show, "Charmed," from 1998 to 2001. Later, she appeared in several short-lived scripted and reality TV shows (including "Dancing With the Stars"), plus the first six episode's of The CW's "90210" series. She was convicted of drunk driving in 2001. In 2015, Doherty revealed she had been diagnosed with breast cancer.

Jennie Garth in 1991

Life was rough for Garth's character Kelly Taylor
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Life was rough for Garth's character Kelly Taylor (second from left), who was raped, went to rehab, had a miscarriage and shot a man, over the course of 10 seasons -- not to mention her turmoil trying to choose between Dylan (Luke Perry) and Brandon (Jason Priestley).

Jennie Garth now

Garth reprised her role in both
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Garth reprised her role in both "Melrose Place" and, later, The CW's "90210" series. She went on to appear in several made-for-TV movies, and starred opposite Amanda Bynes in The WB series "What I Like About You." Garth had three daughters with actor Peter Facinelli, to whom she was married from 2001 until 2013. She reunited with former co-star Tori Spelling to star in the 2014 ABC Family series "Mystery Girls," which was canceled after one season. She married actor David Abrams in July 2015.

Luke Perry in 1993

Perry was brooding bad-boy Dylan McKay, who dated
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Perry was brooding bad-boy Dylan McKay, who dated both Brenda and Kelly on and off, and battled problems with drugs and alcohol.

Luke Perry now

Perry, now a dad of two, has gone
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Perry, now a dad of two, has gone on to appear in several TV shows including "Jeremiah" and "Body of Proof," and a handful of episodes of Garth's show "What I Like About You," in which the two did a loose parody of their "90210" characters' relationship. He also starred in a 2001 Broadway revival of "The Rocky Horror Picture Show."

Tori Spelling in 1993

Spelling, whose father Aaron produced the show, played
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Spelling, whose father Aaron produced the show, played good girl Donna Martin.

Tori Spelling now

Today, Tori Spelling is a mom of four
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Today, Tori Spelling is a mom of four children with husband Dean McDermott, whom she met on the set of a 2005 Lifetime movie. They've appeared in several reality shows, including two seasons of "True Tori," which documented the fall-out of McDermott's 2013 affair. Spelling appeared on two episodes of The CW's "90210" series in 2009. She created and starred in the short-lived ABC Family series "Mystery Girls" opposite former co-star Jennie Garth in 2014.

Brian Austin Green in the '90s

Green played David Silver, initially an outsider who
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Green played David Silver, initially an outsider who worked hard to become a part of the high school crew. His tumultuous relationship with Donna was a main storyline throughout the series.

Brian Austin Green now

Green starred alongside Freddie Prinze Jr. in his
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Green starred alongside Freddie Prinze Jr. in his short-lived ABC show "Freddie" in 2005, and appeared in Charlie Sheen's "Anger Management" series on FX. He also had guest roles on "Smallville" and "Desperate Housewives." Green married "Transformers" actress Megan Fox in 2010, though she filed for divorce in 2015. He has three sons.

Ian Ziering in the '90s

Ziering was the Corvette-driving, happy-go-lucky rich kid Steve
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Ziering was the Corvette-driving, happy-go-lucky rich kid Steve Sanders, Brandon's best friend.

Ian Ziering now

Ziering, a married dad of two girls, has
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Ziering, a married dad of two girls, has starred in all three "Sharknado" movies. He's also appeared on "What I Like About You" and the soap "Guiding Light," and he made it to the semi-finals on "Dancing With the Stars" in 2007. That same year, he auditioned to replace Bob Barker as host of "The Price is Right," though the job went to Drew Carey.

Gabrielle Carteris in 1991

Carteris was shy, book-smart Andrea Zuckerman, who harbored
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Carteris was shy, book-smart Andrea Zuckerman, who harbored a crush on Brandon in high school. Early on in college, Andrea became pregnant and considered having an abortion, though she decided against it and married the baby's father, Jesse.

Gabrielle Carteris now

Carteris (right, with Spelling and Ziering in May
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Carteris (right, with Spelling and Ziering in May 2015), a married mom of two daughters, has starred in a slew of TV movies and has appeared as a guest on shows including "NYPD Blue" and "Criminal Minds." She was a cast member on the first season of "The Surreal Life" reality show in 2003.

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