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.

child stars - Barrymore Firestarter
9 / 52
Universal Pictures

She followed that up with a role in 1984's "Firestarter," based off the Stephen King novel.

Upload Photos / Videos