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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You may not think of Christina Applegate as a child star, but she was only 16 when she started on the sitcom "Married with Children."

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