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Child actors who grew up into stars

Published On: Jul 25 2011 01:42:08 AM CDT   Updated On: Jan 14 2014 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 45th birthday on Tuesday.

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"Silver Spoons" was hardly Bateman's first taste of acting, considering he played Michael Landon's adopted son on "Little House on the Prairie" as a 12-year-old.

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