lark voorhies*When a lot of us were growing up, we remember seeing people our age on TV who made us both laugh and cry.

From Lisa Turtle on “Saved by the Bell” to Steve Urkel on “Family Matters,” child stars were a part of 80s and 90s television. Unfortunately for many of these stars, their careers didn’t translate into adulthood success.

But our partner site,, is here to update you on the whereabouts.

Check out our first “where are they now,” Lark Voorhies aka Lisa Turtle from Saved by the Bell.

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Now 38, Voorhies recently had the Internet abuzz with her drastic new look during an appearance on Yahoo!’s The Yo Show, where she spoke about a possible Saved by the Bell reunion. On a positive note, Voorhies heads up her own production company, Yo Soy Productions.

Read/view the rest at Essence.