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.

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Christina Ricci began acting in commercials at age 6 and made her film debut at the age of 10 alongside Cher, Bob Hoskins and Winona Ryder in 1990's "Mermaids."

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