Best Child Prodigies Who Became Actors

Many of the stars of Hollywood started the career as really lovable children. Vote your favorite here!

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1Jodie FosterAlicia Christian "Jodie" Foster is an American actress, director and producer who has worked in films and on television. She has often been cited as one of the best actresses of her generation.
2Leonardo DiCaprio
3Elijah Wood

He never did drugs or screwed up and still acts to this very day. Not to mention he was in one of the most succesful movie franchises of all time and had the lead role in it too. Did happen with any of the other child actors here with the expection of Leonardo Dicaprio? He's very good looking too. His eyes, who has those kind of eyes?

4Drew Barrymore
5Jackie EvanchoJacqueline Marie "Jackie" Evancho is an American classical crossover singer who gained wide recognition at an early age and, since 2009, has issued an EP and five albums, including a platinum and gold album and three Billboard 200 top 10 debuts .

A child prodigy in music, she even broke Michael Jackson's record as the youngest artist in US Billboard Chart history to have a top 2 and Platinum album at the age of 10. First acting job playing "Izzy" in Robert Redford's "The Company You Keep".

Robert Redford was looking for someone to play the role of his daughter in the movie "The Company You Keep." He caught one of Jackie's singing performances on T.V. and immediately said, "I want that girl." Jackie went on to play the role of Izzy. - BobG

6Macaulay Culkin

Yea he was good but takes drugs now

He was always so good in Home Alone and Richie Rich! Gotta vote Macaulay Culkin, he is just gawjuss! Everyone vote him, he was great at acting from a really young age, vote vote vote! X

7Kirsten DunstKirsten Caroline Dunst is an American actress, singer and model. She made her film debut in Woody Allen's short film Oedipus Wrecks for the anthology film New York Stories.
8Lindsay LohanLindsay Dee Lohan is an American actress. She is also a model, singer, songwriter, director, and producer.
9Christina RicciV1 Comment
10Christian BaleChristian Charles Philip Bale is an English actor. He has starred in both blockbuster films and smaller projects from independent producers and art houses.

Empire Of The Sun ftw! He was awesome back then and is even more awesome now xD - ChelseaSmile

The Contenders

11The Olsen twins
12Jessica AlbaJessica Marie Alba is an American actress, model and businesswoman. She has won various awards for her acting, including the Choice Actress Teen Choice Award and Saturn Award for Best Actress on Television, and a Golden Globe nomination for her lead role in the television series Dark Angel.
13Ron Howard

Look where he is now, case closed.

14Shia LabeoufShia Saide LaBeouf is an American actor, performance artist, and director who became known among younger audiences as Louis Stevens in the Disney Channel series Even Stevens.


15Keanu Reeves
16Michael J Fox
17Hillary Duff
18Tommy Kirk
19Christina AguileraChristina MarĂ­a Aguilera is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer, best known for songs such as "Beautiful", "Genie In A Bottle", "Fighter", "Hurt", "Dirrty", "Your Body", "Lady Marmalade", "Reflection", and "Candyman".
20Kurt Russell
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