Top Ten Child Stars

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The Top Ten

1 Jackie Evancho Jackie Evancho Jacqueline 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 .

When other former child stars are forgotten... There will still be Jackie. - BobG

Once in a lifetime vocalist from 10 years old to 14 now and is humble about it.

Youngest child to go platinum!

I live her voice! So angelic! - funnyuser

2 Heather O'Rourke Heather O'Rourke Heather O'Rourke was an American child actress. She was discovered by director Steven Spielberg when she was visiting MGM's studios.

Really sad that she died so young...she was terrific in the "Poltergeist" series. - BobG

3 Shirley Temple Shirley Temple Shirley Temple Black (April 23, 1928 – February 10, 2014) was an American actress, singer, dancer, businesswoman, and diplomat who was Hollywood's number one box-office draw as a child actress from 1935 to 1938. As an adult, she was named United States ambassador to Ghana and to Czechoslovakia and ...read more.

When it comes to child stars, **NOBODY** can beat Shirley Temple.

4 Jake T Austin

I don't know about sexy but he's awesome - andre56

5 Daniel Radcliffe Daniel Radcliffe Daniel Jacob Radcliffe is an English actor who rose to prominence as the title character in the Harry Potter film series.
6 Judith Barsi Judith Barsi
7 Jackie Coogan

The laws that protect child stars these days are called "Jackie Coogan Laws".
Coogan was a big star in the 30's, including in the "Our Gang" series, and his parents stole all of his money.
His most famous role as an adult actor was as Uncle Fester in the Addams Family T.V. series.

8 Drew Barrymore Drew Barrymore
9 Lindsey Lohan Lindsey Lohan

Too bad she turned out crazy, she was actually a good actress. Proof that childhood stardom often makes people become drunk, out of control brat.

I would send Lohan to rehab, and get her career revived. - Turkeyasylum

10 Miley Cyrus Miley Cyrus Miley Ray Cyrus is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Miley Cyrus's voice is contralto. She became a teen idol starring as the character Miley Stewart in the Disney Channel television series Hannah Montana in 2006. Her father Billy Ray Cyrus also starred in the show.

She has really really changed - andre56

The Contenders

11 Macaulay Culkin Macaulay Culkin Macaulay Carson Culkin is an American actor. He became famous as a child actor for his role as Kevin McCallister in the family comedy Home Alone and its sequel Home Alone 2: Lost in New York.

How in the world is he not #1 He was awesome in Home Alone and Richie Rich and he's waay better than Miley Cyrus, scratch that, better than everybody else on this list (except Emily Osment, I like her) - RickyReeves

12 Raven Symone Raven Symone Raven-Symoné Christina Pearman, sometimes credited as Raven, is an American actress, singer, songwriter, television personality, and producer.
13 Carl Switzer
14 River Phoenix River Phoenix River Jude Phoenix, born River Jude Bottom (August 23, 1970 – October 31, 1993) was an American actor, musician, and activist. He was the older brother of Rain Phoenix, Joaquin Phoenix, Liberty Phoenix and Summer Phoenix.
15 Emily Osment Emily Osment

If you seen young and hungry yoll understand why shes on this list - andre56

16 Dakota Fanning Dakota Fanning Hannah Dakota Fanning is an American actress and model. At age seven, her performance in the 2001 film I Am Sam earned her a nomination for a Screen Actors Guild Award at age eight in 2002, making her the youngest nominee in history.
17 Chole Mortez

Chloe Moretz? - BobG

Are you talking of Chlöe Grace-Moretz? Please spell it appropiately! - keyson

18 Jojo Siwa Jojo Siwa
19 Abigail Breslin Abigail Breslin
20 Jodie Sweetin
21 Demi Lovato Demi Lovato
22 Justin Bieber Justin Bieber Justin Drew Bieber (born March 1, 1994) is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and record producer. He currently resides in Ontario, Canada (despite once claiming he was Part-Indian) and he is Christian. He is the son of an author, Pattie Mallet. ...read more.
23 Anna Paquin Anna Paquin Anna Helene Paquin is a Canadian-born New Zealand actress. Born in Manitoba and brought up in Wellington, New Zealand, Paquin studied at Hutt Intermediate School and the Wellington Girls' College in New Zealand before moving to Los Angeles during her youth where she studied at Windward School and went ...read more.
24 Bobby Driscoll
25 Ashley Tisdale Ashley Tisdale Ashley Michelle Tisdale is an American actress, singer, and producer. During her childhood, she appeared in more than 100 TV advertisements and had roles in theatre and television shows.
26 Elle Fanning Elle Fanning Mary Elle Fanning is an American actress. She is the younger sister of actress Dakota Fanning and mainly known for her starring roles in Phoebe in Wonderland, Somewhere, We Bought a Zoo, as Aurora in 2014's Maleficent, and The Neon Demon.
27 Elijah Wood Elijah Wood
28 Peyton Meyer Peyton Meyer Peyton Meyer is an American actor. He is known for his role as Lucas Friar on the Disney Channel television series Girl Meets World, and his earlier recurring role as Wes Manning on Disney Channel's Dog with a Blog.

He's so fine. I want yo meet him

29 Fred Savage Fred Savage
30 Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen
31 Mason Ramsey Mason Ramsey
32 Shailene Woodley Shailene Woodley Shailene Diann Woodley is an American actress. She came to mainstream attention for her role as Amy Juergens in the ABC Family television series The Secret Life of the American Teenager.
33 Willow Smith Willow Smith Willow Camille Reign Smith, known professionally as Willow, is an American singer, actress and dancer.
34 Josh Hutcherson Josh Hutcherson Joshua Ryan "Josh" Hutcherson is an American actor. A native of Kentucky, Hutcherson began his acting career in the early 2000s and appeared in several commercials and minor film and television roles before landing his first major role in 2002 in the pilot episode of House Blend.
35 Jerry Mathers
36 Ron Howard Ron Howard
37 Ralph Carter
38 Gary Coleman Gary Coleman Gary Wayne Coleman was an American actor, best known for his role as Arnold Jackson in Diff'rent Strokes.
39 Emma Watson Emma Watson Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson is a British actress, model, and activist. Born in Paris and brought up in Oxfordshire, Watson attended the Dragon School as a child and trained as an actress at the Oxford branch of Stagecoach Theatre Arts.

She played such a major role in the harry potter movies and deserves a higher spot on this list. Although I will respect other people's opinion even if I disagree with it.

40 Haley Joel Osment Haley Joel Osment Haley Joel Osment is an American actor. After a series of roles in television and film during the 1990s, including a small part in Forrest Gump playing the title character’s son, Osment rose to fame for his performance as a young unwilling medium in The Sixth Sense..
41 Nathaniel J. Potvin

Not too well known, but will be soon! - SammMinajj

42 Barbie Eichorn
43 Jamie Bell
44 Sabrina Carpenter Sabrina Carpenter Sabrina Ann Lynn Carpenter is an American singer, songwriter and actress. She stars as the young version of Chloe Goodwin in The Goodwin Games and as Maya Hart in the Disney Channel series Girl Meets World. She plays Jenny Parker in the Disney Channel Original Movie Adventures in Babysitting . (She) ...read more.
45 Edward Furlong Edward Furlong Edward Walter Furlong is an American actor and musician. A former teen idol, Furlong won Saturn and MTV Movie Awards for his breakthrough performance as John Connor in Terminator 2: Judgment Day.
46 Jonathan Taylor Thomas Jonathan Taylor Thomas
47 Jonathan Lipnicki
48 Selena Gomez Selena Gomez Selena Marie Gomez is an American actress and singer. She is best known for songs like "Come & Get It", "Good For You", "Same Old Love", and "Naturally". Selena Gomez's voice is mezzo-soprano but she usually sings in alto. She is best known for her role as Alex Russo in Wizards of Waverly Place.
49 Shia LaBeouf Shia LaBeouf Shia 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.
50 Zendaya Zendaya

Adorable as a child, but get more gorgeous as she grows up

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