ByMichelle Siouty, writer at

When the world of nerds and jocks collide in Alley Cats Strike, new, yet unlikely, friendships form. And that sense of camaraderie is just what Alex needed to gain the confidence to be the best he could be.

This film made being a nerd look cool and badass. Which is generally the trend now, but we can admit it took a decade or two for that to happen.

You've got to love Delia's feisty attitude. Look at her school that jock!

Wondering what the cast of Alley Cats Strike is up to nowadays? We've got the answers!

Kyle Schmid (Alex Thompson)

Following: The Cheetah Girls, The Pacifier, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, CSI: Miami, Smallville, and Arrow just to name a few.

Fun Fact: Schmid is a huge soccer fan as well as an excellent player on the field. He also enjoys swimming, horseback riding, and mountain biking. What an athletically active and insanely attractive guy!

Robert Ri'chard (Todd McLemore)

Following: Coach Carter, The Burrowers, House of Wax, Boston Public, Touched by an Angel, Veronica Mars, Vampire Diaries, and The Client List among many others.

Fun Fact: Ri'chard is of Louisiana Creole descent, which includes a French, African, Haitian, Native American, and Spanish mix. Another handsome man, if I do say so myself.

Kaley Cuoco (Elisa Bowers)

Following: Growing Up Brady, The Penthouse, The Wedding Ringer, 7th Heaven, 8 Simple Rules, Charmed, Prison Break, and most famously Big Bang Theory.

Fun Fact: Cuoco used to be a regionally ranked amateur player in tennis, but she quit playing at the age of 16.

Mimi Paley (Delia Graci)

Following: Touched by an Angel, Malcolm and the Middle, Entourage, Valentine, Trophy Wife just to name a few.

Fun Fact: Mimi Paley and her brother, fellow actor Evan Paley, have their own Youtube channel know as MimiandEvan Paley, where they post hilarious video spoofs and sketches. Looks like the acting gene is strong in this family.

Matt McCoy (Mr. Kevin Thompson)

Following: Sabrina, The Teenage Witch, Six Feet Under, The West Wing, Reba, Without a Trace, The Closer, The Mentalist, Silicon Valley, True Detective, and Act of Contrition among many more credits.

Fun Fact: If you spot a Hartford Insurance commercial, you will spot McCoy, as he is the official spokesperson as of 2014.

I may be terrible at bowling (I'm not kidding), and I may still need the bumpers, but this movie reminds me that I am still cool even with my "training wheels on." Or, at least, I'll just keep telling myself that.

Let's be real, the best part about bowling is the food on the menu at the alley. Pizza is better than getting two strikes in a row!


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