So much entertainment comes out every year, it can be hard to keep track of it. But every decade, there seems to be a group of hardworking celebrities that rise to the top, forging their membership in that group forever known as the A-list. Stars so big that just their name seems to embody the spirit of a generation: Marlon Brando, Marilyn Monroe, Jimi Hendrix, Robert Redford, Madonna.
But it’s always hard for stars to stay at the top of their game. Some come back around and top the list again (looking at you, Robert Downey Jr.) Some just fade into a footnote. But many go on to have successful and fulfilling careers that we still enjoy.
From the decade best known for bringing us the internet, ska and “the Rachel,” these are just a few of the stars we celebrated all throughout the ’90s and a look at what they’re doing now.