Happy 49th birthday C. Thomas Howell!
To celebrate the actor's special day, click through the gallery above to see the iconic cast of The Outsiders—including Ralph Macchio, Rob Lowe, Tom Cruise and the rest of the gang—in 1983 and today!
It's no secret Rob became one of the most popular TV and movie stars of his generation after appearing in hits St. Elmo's Fire, Tommy Boy, and The Outsiders! The actor has since found success in TV with leading roles on shows The West Wing, Brothers & Sisters, and Parks and Recreation.
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