Wait, Claire Danes is on this list twice? That's right. Consider her the master and perhaps the originator of the ugly, but oh-so effective cry. She first perfected the raw sob-face on this teen angst-fest. Not many of us can know the sweet torture of loving Jordan Catalano personally, but watching Angela's blotchy, snuffling face scrunch made us totally feel her pain.
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