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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Few could have seen that Neil Patrick Harris, who found success starring in the teenage doctor TV series "Doogie Howser, M.D.," would still be famous nearly 30 years later.


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