Child actors who grew up into stars

Published On: Jul 24 2011 11:42:08 PM PDT   Updated On: Jan 13 2016 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 47th birthday on Thursday.

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"Silver Spoons" was hardly Bateman's first taste of acting, considering he played Michael Landon's adopted son on "Little House on the Prairie" as a 12-year-old.

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