Child actors who grew up into stars

Published On: Jul 25 2011 01:42:08 AM CDT   Updated On: Jul 24 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 Thursday.

child stars - Ricky Schroeder today
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Schroeder, who now goes by Rick, has found work on TV shows such as "NYPD Blue," "24," "Scrubs" and "Strong Medicine."

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