Degrassi The Next Generation Cast Where Are They Now, Check Out The Cast Of Degrassi And More

Degrassi The Next Generation Cast where are they now: Degrassi is a Canadian-based teen drama which was telecasted in Tv. Fans of this show are curious to know Degrassi The Next Generation Cast where are they now. Read through the article to know Degrassi The Next Generation Cast where are they now, the cast and more.

by B Kishwar Sameena | Updated Dec 10, 2022

Degrassi The Next Generation Cast Where Are They Now, Check Out The Cast Of Degrassi And More
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Degrassi The Next Generation

Degrassi: The Next Generation, created in 2001 by Schuyler and Stephen Stohn, featured Emma Nelson, Spike's junior high school baby, as the main character and some of the original cast members, now adults, in regular roles. It became the franchise's most popular series, outlasting its predecessors with fourteen seasons and a considerable cult following. The Canadian actor-turned-rapper Drake, who played in The Next Generation, is one of the actors from the show that went on to achieve more notoriety and acclaim following their time on the programme.Continue reading the article to know where are the cast now. 

Degrassi The Next Generation Cast Where Are They Now?

Few of the Cast of the series Degrassi and where are they now is mentioned below. Have a good read.

Miriam McDonald 


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Miriam McDonald played the character of Emma Nelson in the Tv series Degrassi the next generation. She was the best star in the show but left the show in 2010. Not much information about her is known. However she has done few guest roles in few series but did not get more fame. She might be busy with her university which she enrolled in the year 2009

Cassie Steele


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Cassie Steele played the character of Manny Santos. She got into the series when she was 11 years old. Her role was the most popular and most discussed among the fans. She left the show in between and her character was replaced by her younger sister. Fans could hardly find out that it wasn't her as they both looked similar. 

Lauren  Collins


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The character Paige Michalchuk was played by Lauren Collins. She was the most hated personality in the show due to the role she played. However she had a good fame for the roles she played in other TV shows. Currently Lauren is the host of the talk show 1 girl 5 gays in MTV and also a cast of comedy central.

Jake Epstein


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Jake Epstein portrayed the character of Craig Manning. He was the most important cast from season 2 to 5. He later left the show due to some personal issues. He has made his debut in many famous reality Tv shows. Later he made his debut in the movie Spiderman. He plays the lead role as Peter Parker in the movie. He has also committed himself with few other movies under famous productions. 

Shane Kippel


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Shane Kippel played the role of Spinner Manson  who is in the show from the first episode. He has left an unchangeable opinion on his character as he worked on it for a very long time. He had interest towards playing drums and now he has fulfilled it and now working with a music rock band. 

Degrassi The Next Generation Cast

Cast  Character 
Drake Jimmy Brooks
Nina Dobrev Mia Jones
Shenae Grimes  Darcy Edwards
Miriam McDonald  Emma Nelson 
Daniel Clark  Sean Cameron 
Cassie Steele  Mandy Santos
Jake Epstein  Craig Manning 
Lauren Collins  Paige Michaluchuk 
Adamo Ruggiero  Marco Del Rossi 
Shane Kippel  Spinner Mason 
Stacey Farber  Ellie Nash 
Ryan Cooley  J.T Yorke 
Christina Schmidt  Terri McGregor 
Jake Goldsbie  Toby Isaacs 
Sara Barrable  Liberty Van Zandt 
Melissa Mclyntyre  Ashley Kerwin 
Stefan Brogren  Archie 


In 1979, Kit Hood and Linda Schuyler launched the Canadian teen-oriented television series Degrassi. The series, which originally consisted of a number of short movie about preadolescents who lived on or close to Toronto's De Grassi Street, changed its focus to centre on a large cast of economically and racially diverse teenagers who attend the same middle and high school students as they deal with social and cultural concerns unique to adolescence. The six main shows in the franchise are The Kids of Degrassi Street, Degrassi Junior High, Degrassi High, Degrassi: The Next Generation, Degrassi: Next Class, and Degrassi, a resurrection of which HBO Max plans to debut in 2023. The franchise includes non-fiction documentaries, television specials, made-for-TV movies, literary adaptations, and soundtracks

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Degrassi The Next Generation Cast Where Are They Now - FAQs

1. Who is the most famous from Degrassi?    

Fast forward to her freshman year and she completely changed. Manny was no longer innocent and her character became the popular girl that every guy wanted to date.

2. Who is the longest-running character on Degrassi?      

Stefan Brogren, who plays Archie 'Snake' Simpson, is the show's longest-running cast member and is also a producer and director on Degrassi: Next Class. 7

3.  Was there an original Degrassi?      

Degrassi was originally produced by Playing With Time Inc., a production company owned by Hood & Schuyler.

4. How did Degrassi Next Generation end?    

The series ended with the TV movie "School's Out" in 1992. The series wasn't revived again for nearly a decade when Schuyler and Stephen Stohn created "Degrassi: The Next Generation" in 2001.

5. Who became famous from Degrassi?      

Degrassi's most successful alum, Aubrey Graham is better known as Drake, the rapper who has sold over 170 million records worldwide, won four Grammys, released several major chart-topping records.

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