By Bruce Fretts
Updated July 09, 1993 at 04:00 AM EDT

For some stars, the ’80s were the best of times. For others, they were the only good times they would ever have. But for every celeb the decade chewed up and spit out (Lisa Bonet, who went from Cosby kid to Mickey Rourke love interest in three years flat), there’s a corresponding success story (Marisa Tomei, Bonet’s quickly axed Different World costar, who is now an Oscar- winning hot property). Here’s the long and the short of it. SURVIVOR CASUALTY Julia Roberts Eric Roberts L.L. Cool J Kool Moe Dee Michael J. Fox Justine Bateman John Stamos Rick Springfield Diet Coke Jolt Cola Duran Duran A Flock of Seagulls Midnight Oil Men at Work Robert Downey Jr. Andrew McCarthy U2 Big Country David Letterman Pat Sajak Michael Bolton Rick Astley Michael Mann Philip Michael Thomas Tim Burton Pee-wee Herman Murphy Brown Dan Quayle Heather Locklear Heather Thomas Depeche Mode The Human League Joel Silver Simpson Bruckheimer Amy Grant Stryper Johnny Depp Richard Grieco Drew Barrymore Henry Thomas John Hughes Anthony Michael Hall George Michael Andrew Ridgeley Annie Lennox Dave Stewart Denzel Washington Howie Mandel Gloria Estefan Menudo Patrick Swayze Jennifer Grey Jennifer Beals Irene Cara George Strait Ricky Skaggs Demi Moore Molly Ringwald Ted Danson Shelley Long David Mamet Sam Shepard Rick Moranis Dave Thomas Sammy Hagar David Lee Roth Eddie Murphy Joe Piscopo Madonna Madonna