Will Smith is still making movies, though none have grossed as much worldwide as Independence Day. He WAS nominated for two Oscars, though, so that doesn't suck.
After playing a drunk crop dusting pilot who saved the world from aliens in quite the heroic sacrifice, Randy Quaid and his wife, Evi, are currently living in Canada - having sought refugee status after facing criminal charges in the U.S. - and apparently believe that Warner Brothers and other "star whackers" stole their house and may be trying to kill them.
Vivica A. Fox
It's been a few years since Vivica A. Fox played Will Smith's stripper girlfriend who loved dolphins. She's coming soon to Sharknado 2!
Ross Bagley, who played Vivica A. Fox's adorable son in Independence Day, hasn't found much success on the big screen since the film. He's currently attending California State University.
After playing President Whitman in Independence Day, Bill Pullman went on to play the President again in 1600 Penn. And a child rapist in Torchwood.
Mary McDonnell was the First Lady to Bill Pullman's President in Independence Day. Then she played Captain Sharon Raydor on The Closer and Major Crimes.
Mae Whitman was the first daughter in 1996. Now she's routinely the voice of Tinkerbell. Oh, and she was Ann Veal in Arrested Development.
Jeff Goldblum's character discovered the impending alien invasion during Independence Day. Then he discovered who the bad guys were on Criminal Intent.
LOOOOOK! It's Eleanor Waldorf! Before she was Blair's mother, Margaret Colin was Jeff Goldblum's estranged wife in Independence Day.
Joining Vivica A. Fox in Sharknado 2 is none other than Judd Hirsch. After Independence Day, the one-time Taxi star played the lovable dad on Numbers and appeared on Damages with Glenn Close.
After spending years as Data on Star Trek, Brent Spiner went on to play a kooky alien-studying scientist on Independence Day. Then he appeared on Warehouse 13.
Harry Connick, Jr.
Harry Connick, Jr. played a fighter pilot in Independence Day. Now he plays THE BEST AMERICAN IDOL JUDGE EVER.