Child actors who grew up into stars

Published On: Jul 24 2011 11:42:08 PM PDT   Updated On: Feb 21 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 Drew Barrymore, who is celebrating her 41st birthday on Monday.

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Today, the two-time Academy Award winning actress is best known for her roles in movies like "The Accused," "The Silence of the Lambs," "Contact," "Nell" and "Panic Room," which leads us to our next child actress.


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