Child actors who grew up into stars

Published On: Jul 24 2011 11:42:08 PM PDT   Updated On: Jan 13 2015 11:00:00 PM PST

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 Jason Bateman, who is celebrating his 46th birthday on Wednesday.

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Barrymore's fame threatened to fade away thanks to a turbulent childhood marked by drug and alcohol abuse and two stints in rehab, but she rebounded to become one of the most popular actresses in Hollywood.

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