Child actors who grew up into stars

Published On: Jul 25 2011 01:42:08 AM CDT   Updated On: Feb 22 2016 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 Drew Barrymore, who is celebrating her 41st birthday on Monday.

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At the age of 12, Kirsten Dunst gained widespread recognition for her role of the child vampire Claudia in 1994's "Interview with the Vampire."

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