Child actors who grew up into stars

Published On: Jul 25 2011 01:42:08 AM CDT   Updated On: Jun 09 2014 01:00:00 AM CDT

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 Anna Paquin, who is celebrating her 32nd birthday on July 24.

child stars - Christina Ricci The Addams Family
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She also gained fame as a young actress for her portrayal of Wednesday Addams in 1991's "The Addams Family" and its 1993 sequel, "Addams Family Values."

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