Clueless Cast

Saturday, July 30 by Mallorie Greene

The "Clueless" cast members of the highly popular 1995 movie portrayed uppity popula high school students going through the experience of relationships, school, parties, and trying to find oneself, even while going through daddy's money. Most of the "Clueless" cast members went on to become great successes, although tragedy struck one cast member. In this article, you will find what they have done since "Clueless".

  1. Alicia Silverstone- In 1993, Alicia Silverstone starred in the movie, "Blue Crush" and numerous acting gigs, plus in Aerosmith videos until she got her first big break on the hit show, "Clueless", playing the ditzy Cher Horowitz growing through the difficulties of the a valley girl teenage's life. Silverstone suddenly became the icon of 90s youth with popular phrases, "As If" and “Whatever" copied by millions of American girls everywhere. After "Clueless", the actress went to star as Batgirl in the 1997 film, "Batman and Robin" and "Excess Baggage". In the 2000s, she landed a role in Scooby Doo sequel as a reporter, and had other several roles but her biggest moment when she revealed she is a vegan, and in 2007, became a spokesperson for PETA. Silverstone married in 2005 and in 2011, announced her first pregnancy.
  2. Stacey Dash- Dash plays Cher's best friend, Dionne Davenport, who is equally vain, rich, and envied by many, due to her good looks and popularity as Cher. However before Stacey Dash’s role in the film, she got her first acting role as Denise Huxtable's friend in "The Cosby Show" and starred in a Richard Pryor 1988 movie, "Moving" and in early 1990s, "Mo Money". After her role in "Clueless", she reprise it in the TV adaptation of the film for three years. After the “Clueless” stints, Dash acted in 2003 film, "View from the Top and featured in Kanye West 2004 video, "All Falls Down". The actress had  created a lingerie line "Letters of Marque" and made a guest appearance in the TV Show, "The Game."
  3. Donald Faison- Prior to his role as the goofy boyfriend of Dionne's in "Clueless" Donald Faison gained small roles in the FOX TV series, "New York Undercover", and the movie "Juice". In 1995 he appeared in "Waiting to Exhale” playing actress Loretta Devine's son Tarik, and later in other films, "Remember the Titans", and Big Fat Liar." From 1996 to 1999, Faison continue his role as Murray alongside Stacey Dash in the "Clueless" TV series. By 2001, Faison lands his first big break in television co-starring with Zach Braff in the medical comedy-drama "Scrubs" as Dr. Chris Turk. Faison continue acting in movies starring in the 2009 comedy, "Next Day Air" and in "Skyline" in 2010.
  4. Brittany Murphy- Brittany Murphy made appearances in lesser-known roles in "Sister, Sister", "Fraiser", and "Party of Five". By the mid 90s, she landed the role as Tai Fraser in "Clueless", as an unconfident nerd who was transform by Cher and Dionne into a beautiful, confident, popular girl. Murphy also lend her voice in the cartoon series "King of the Hill" as Luanne Platter and co-starred with then-boyfriend Ashton Kutcher in the 2003 comedy, "Happily Married”, including other popular films 8-Mile", and "Sin City". In 2009, she starred in her last role "Abandoned", and on December 20, 2009, she suddenly died of pneumonia at the age of 32.
  5. Paul Rudd- Acto Paul Rudd got his first break in "Clueless" as the levelheaded ex stepbrother of Cher Horowitz who preferred to live in the real world compared to his sister's perfected valley-girl bubble created in her mind. “Clueless” earned Rudd a badge as a heartthrob to many teenage girls and his ties to the film gave him more opportunities; appearing in the 1995 horror movie, "Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers", "Romeo and Juliet", and later in  "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy", "The 40-Year-Old Virgin" and in the 2010 movie, "Dinner for Schmucks".

-Alicia Mitchell

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