You Won’t Believe Which Baby Celebrities Appeared on Are You Afraid of the Dark?

  • Ryan Gosling

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  • Jay Baruchel

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  • Neve Campbell

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  • Elisha Cuthbert

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  • Emmanuelle Chriqui

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  • Melissa Joan Hart

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  • Tia Mowry-Hardrict and Tamera Mowry-Housley

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  • Eddie Kaye Thomas

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  • Aaron Ashmore

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  • Vanessa Lengies

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  • Will Friedle

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When it comes to scary television shows, nothing quite beats Are You Afraid of the Dark? The Nickelodeon series — which ran from 1990-2000, including the revival — was downright terrifying, and made for perfect Halloween entertainment year-round. And celebrities thought this too; you won’t believe what famous faces appeared on the show before they were famous! We’re looking at you, Ryan Gosling.

But it wasn’t just the, “Hey girl” star. Everyone from Melissa Joan Hart to Jay Baruchel have Are You Afraid of the Dark? as one of the earliest credits on their resume. We wonder if they were as frightened filming their episodes as we were watching them? Not likely.

Browse through our gallery of ’90s-tastic celebrities getting their horror on. Do you have a favorite Are You Afraid of the Dark? episode? Let us know in the comments below.

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