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14 former child stars who have opened up about the price of fame

Child stars grow up in the public eye under intense pressure. Disney stars like Raven Symone, Cole Sprouse, and Miley Cyrus have struggled to forge their own identities. Aaron Carter and Macaulay Culkin have opened up about turning to drugs to deal with fame. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. […]
14 former child stars who have opened up about the price of fame
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WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Child stars of your favourite reality shows

Both Kelly and Jack Osbourne of “The Osbournes” remain television personalities. Kendall and Kylie Jenner were the kid sisters on “Keeping Up with the Kardashians,” but are powerhouses in their own right in their modelling and makeup careers. After her TLC show ended, Alana “Honey Boo Boo” Thompson went on […]
WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Child stars of your favourite reality shows
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THEN AND NOW: Child stars of classic holiday movies

Some child actors from famous holiday movies took a break from Hollywood, like Karolyn Grimes from “It’s A Wonderful Life.” Others, like Thomas Brodie-Sangster of “Love Actually,” have continued to land starring roles. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Holiday movies like “It’s A Wonderful Life” and “Home Alone” remain […]
THEN AND NOW: Child stars of classic holiday movies
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WHERE ARE THEY NOW: 15 sets of siblings who were child stars

Some child star siblings continue to act or perform together, like Elle and Dakota Fanning. Others gave up acting altogether, like fashion moguls Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen. Sometimes one sibling remains an actor while the other does not, like Dylan and Cole Sprouse. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Growing […]
WHERE ARE THEY NOW: 15 sets of siblings who were child stars
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WHERE ARE THEY NOW: The biggest child stars of the 1960s

Angela Cartwright, who played Brigitta von Trapp in “The Sound of Music,” continued acting, while Kym Karath, who played Gretl, left show business. Ron Howard, who appeared in “The Music Man” and “Dennis the Menace” in the 1960s, became an Oscar-winning director. Maureen McCormick wrote a memoir titled “Here’s the […]
WHERE ARE THEY NOW: The biggest child stars of the 1960s
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WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Children who starred in classic horror movies

Some child actors who appeared in horror movies quit acting, like twins Lisa and Louise Burns of “The Shining.” Others went on to even greater acting success, like Kirsten Dunst and Chloë Grace Moretz. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Some of the most iconic, memorable horror movie roles have […]
WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Children who starred in classic horror movies
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WHERE ARE THEY NOW: The cast of ‘The Wonder Years’

“The Wonder Years” aired from 1988 to 1993, and focused on the Arnold family in the late ’60s and early ’70s. The show’s immediate success turned the whole cast into stars, especially Fred Savage and Danica McKellar. Savage took a break from acting to become a popular TV director, though […]
WHERE ARE THEY NOW: The cast of ‘The Wonder Years’
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WHERE ARE THEY NOW: 10 musicians who started out as child stars

Some of our most beloved musicians have been famous since they were teens. Usher, now 41, has been releasing music since he was 15 years old. JoJo earned a No. 1 song when she was only 14, the youngest musician to ever do so. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. […]
WHERE ARE THEY NOW: 10 musicians who started out as child stars
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WHERE ARE THEY NOW: The biggest child stars of the ’80s

Some child stars quit acting altogether, like “The Goonies” star Jeff Cohen, who became an entertainment lawyer. Others, like Danica McKellar from “The Wonder Years,” continue to act while also pursuing other passions. Alyssa Milano rose to household name status in “Charmed” after getting her start on “Who’s The Boss?” […]
WHERE ARE THEY NOW: The biggest child stars of the ’80s
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13 child stars who quit Hollywood for good

The life of a child star is a difficult one, filled with pressure, temptations, and other harmful things. The task of switching from child star to adult star is tricky, which is why some child stars ditch Hollywood altogether. Carrie Henn, aka Newt from “Aliens,” never acted again. Newt was […]
13 child stars who quit Hollywood for good
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THEN AND NOW: The cast of ‘Spy Kids’ 19 years later

It’s been 19 years since “Spy Kids” (2001) hit theatres. Alexa PenaVega (née Vega) is still an actress, and she’s currently working on TV movies for the Hallmark Channel. Daryl Sabara has found continued success as a voice actor, and Carla Gugino recently starred on “The Haunting of Hill House.” […]
THEN AND NOW: The cast of ‘Spy Kids’ 19 years later
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15 of Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen’s most iconic fashion moments

Twins Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen are best known for their joint role as Michelle Tanner on “Full House” and for being veritable fashion icons. They also design ready-to-wear clothing, handbags, and accessories for their fashion brand, The Row. From their time as child stars to the fashion moguls they are […]
15 of Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen’s most iconic fashion moments
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THEN AND NOW: The cast of ‘Cheaper by the Dozen’ 17 years later

It’s been 17 years since “Cheaper by the Dozen” (2003) hit theatres. Steve Martin, Bonnie Hunt, and Richard Jenkins are continuing their successful careers as multitalented stars. Hilary Duff, Tom Welling, Ashton Kutcher, and Alyson Stoner have all continued their careers in the entertainment industry. Visit Insider’s homepage for more […]
THEN AND NOW: The cast of ‘Cheaper by the Dozen’ 17 years later
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10 celebrities you didn’t know were child stars

Scarlett Johansson booked her first acting job at 9 years old in “North” alongside Elijah Wood. Ryan Gosling was a cast member on “The Mickey Mouse Club.” Ryan Reynolds got his start on a Canadian television show when he was 14 years old. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. You […]
10 celebrities you didn’t know were child stars