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‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ Celebrates 20th Anniversary — See the Cast Today!

It’s hard to believe but Buffy the Vampire Slayer is celebrating its 20th anniversary!

On March 10, 1997, a television show starring an unknown Sarah Michelle Gellar as a “slayer” who fights demons, vampires, and other evil forces along with her circle of friends known as the “Scooby Gang.”

Along with catapulting Sarah to stardom, the show also launched the careers of David Boreanaz, who landed his own spin-off Angel, Alyson Hannigan and Seth Green, to name a few.

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Fast forward two decades and fans are still devoted to the series, which came to an end in 2003.

“The most formidable years of my life — transition from teenager to adult — were spent filming Buffy. I learned every day from the experience and from her,” Sarah Michelle said of the now iconic role to the Hollywood Reporter. “She taught me it wasn’t about being perfect; it was about trying the hardest to be the best you can be. I also loved how hard Buffy worked, as she had no typical powers most superheroes have. She had to train and work hard at her craft. Buffy reminded us that being different was not only OK but really cool — and at a time when most kids are trying to desperately fit in.”

For a look at the cast today, click through the gallery below!