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8 Child Stars Who Disappeared After Fame Basically Ruined Their Lives

Hollywood is like that person you had a crush on in elementary school that never knew you existed. You can admire this person from afar, but getting too close to them will cause your heart to break into smithereens. Many people dream of fame and fortune, but many child stars are tossed into this world of greed, competition, and overwhelming pressure without much say. There were a handful of child stars that rose to fame before the turn of the century, but their careers spiraled downwards soon after their major success.Here's a list of 8 child stars you never

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5 Child Stars That Made Big Bank In The 70s

Now-a-days, it is almost commonplace to hear about how kids on television and in movies are raking in the big bucks, sometimes unbelievably so. But this isn't anything new, as highly watched shows have always made sure to pay their actors (no matter their age) enough for more than a few candy bars.Here's a look at the fabulously wealthy child stars from your favorite hit TV shows!Jodie FosterOSM Weasel!The beloved child star who rose to fame by acting in a variety of TV series' and Disney films was already critically acclaimed before reaching true stardom. After her

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21 Child Stars From The '80s Who Are All Grown Up Now

Fame is a funny thing, we all still remember these child stars from their classic roles in '80s movies, but most of them have fallen completely out of the spotlight. We looked up some of the decade's biggest (and smallest) stars to learn what they're up to today.1. Lukas Haas Paramount PicturesHaas was just 8 years old when he played the title character in Witness, an Amish boy who witnessed a murder. He's been acting ever since, but his career has been experiencing a renaissance lately with roles in Inception and The Revenant.Zimbio2. Fred SavageFiction MachineWith big roles