Child actors who grew up into stars

Published: Jul 25 2011 02:42:08 AM EDT   Updated On: Feb 17 2015 02:00:00 AM EST

While the child stars whose careers fade seem to get most of the press, plenty of young actors have managed to stay successful into adulthood, including Joseph Gordon-Levitt, who is celebrating his 34th birthday on Tuesday.

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While the child stars who see their careers fade in a haze of controversy get most of the press, plenty of child stars managed to stay successful into adulthood, starting with Leonardo DiCaprio, who started with a recurring role on "Growing Pains."

 
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