Child stars gone wrong

Posted: 4:45 PM EDT Apr 22, 2014   Updated: 2:00 AM EDT Aug 26, 2015

Many a child star has found success a hard act to follow, including Wednesday's 35-year-old birthday boy Macaulay Culkin and these other former stars who struggled with the transition to adulthood.

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Macaulay Culkin became one of the biggest child stars of the 1990s by playing Kevin McCallister in "Home Alone" and "Home Alone 2: Lost in New York." He also appeared in movies such as "Richie Rich," "Uncle Buck," "My Girl" and "The Pagemaster."


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