Child actors who grew up into stars

Published On: Jul 25 2011 01:42:08 AM CDT   Updated On: Jan 14 2015 01:00:00 AM CST

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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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 20 years later.

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