Child actors who grew up into stars

Published On: Jul 25 2011 01:42:08 AM CDT   Updated On: Feb 17 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 Joseph Gordon-Levitt, who is celebrating his 34th birthday on Tuesday.

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Parker has since gone on to find fame with roles in TV and movie, most known for her "Sex and the City" role as Carrie Bradshaw.

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