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.

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Stacy Ferguson, better known as Fergie from the Black Eyed Peas, has mostly focused on her singing career since, but still occasionally acts, including several voice roles in animated films and TV series and appearances in movies like "Planet Terror" and "Nine."

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