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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The sixth season of "The All-New Mickey Mouse Club" in 1993-94 featured several budding stars, including Britney Spears (front, right) and Christina Aguilera (second from right), but let's focus on the two who went on to become established actors, Ryan Gosling (front, left) and Justin Timberlake (far right).

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