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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But it's her very grown-up role as Sookie Stackhouse on HBO's vampire drama "True Blood" that has earned her rave reviews as an adult.

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