Child actors who grew up into stars

Published On: Jul 24 2011 11:42:08 PM PDT   Updated On: Jul 23 2015 11:00:00 PM PDT

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 Anna Paquin, who is celebrating her 33rd birthday on Friday.

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Gosling earned an Academy Award nomination for 2006's "Half Nelson" and has an acting resume that includes the likes of "The Notebook," "Lars and the Real Girl," "Blue Valentine," "Crazy Stupid Love" and "Drive."


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