8 Hollywood Child Actors & Actresses, Where Are They Now

8 Hollywood Child Actors & Actresses, Where Are They Now
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With time, things change, and so do the familiar faces of some actors and actresses all grow up watching. It might just be yesterday when these kids were on the list of favorite, and today, either some of them have left the spotlight, pursued some other career, or some just begin their journey in the other movies and the shows, which made them way more famous than before. For one such throwback, herein discussed is the life of some former child actors and what they are up to now.

8 Hollywood Child Actors Then And Now

The new decade brings in new creators, actors, and films. There are always some young performers who catch up with the industry by storm. Be it any genre, these upcoming stars become a talk of the town, and this is how the journey towards success begins.

But with time, as new talents come up, the old get hidden behind while some recover and get along by adapting well. For those, all one can hope for is that their talent continues to take ahead in a very healthy manner. 

Based on it all, herein discussed below is the list of 8 Hollywood child actors and where they are now. Hope you get along with your favorite lifestyle.

1. Mara Wilson

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Mara Wilson Image

Making a streak in the 90s movies, Mara Wilson saw a slow-down in her career. But that doesn’t mean it stopped her. She continued along with her life, wrote a book, “Where Am I Now?” and moved ahead. 

Wilson had a lot of opinions, and she re-evaluated her life on a constant basis. She faced her own share of hardships, and when she returned back to the industry, her entry was quite a modest return. As of today, she is in BoJack Horseman, doing the voice for the Jill Pill and moving ahead positively, trying but never stopping.

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2. Danielle Fishel

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Danielle Fishel Image

Starting the career in 1993 with Boys Meets World, which continued till 2000, she made a name. Danielle was in the year 2003, also starred in the National Lampoon Presents Dorm Daze and then in 2006, its sequel. Moving ahead, she was a spokesperson for NutriSystem and also lost some pounds. 

From The Dish to Girl Meets World, a work from 2017, she did her best, graduated from college, and then in the following year married Tim Belusko, and then they had separation. As of today, she is with her second husband named Jensen Karp, who is a writer, and both these people are working on their life, taking it ahead peacefully. 

3. Dakota Fanning

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Dakota Fanning Image

She was one youngest actor who was nominated in 2001 for the Screen Actors Guild award. This nomination was for the role she played in I am Sam at the age of 8. She was also starred in the Twilight Saga and appeared in Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood.

As of today, she is associated with many projects like The Alienist and Ocean’s 8. She might have shown a slowdown, but she is continuing her journey and is expected to show up in some new and interesting projects soon enough. 

4. Abigail Breslin

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Abigail Breslin Image

She is known to have made a very strong career start. The role she played in Little Miss Sunshine in 2006 got her to receive a nomination for Oscar. She was just 10 when she got nominated for the Academy Award.

Abigail made her appearance in many films like Raising Helen, Royal Engagement, The Santa Clause 3, and alike. She was also starred in Dirty Dancing, a remake in 2017, and the shows like Scream Queens.

As for her latest role, one can find it in Zombieland: Double Tap, and there are many upcoming projects where one would get to see her.

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5. Jonathan Lipnicki

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Jonathan Lipnicki Image

As a child, he was quite adorable and can be known from one of the Top Cruise films. Today, he has been seen with his interest in martial arts practicing and also for fitness. He does give a lot of Hollywood scene.

Some of his other works include Stuart Little, The Little Vampire, and a TV show named The Jeff Foxworthy Show. Moving ahead, he found his way and kept himself busy also with the acting and playing Chaz in the Interns of F.I.E.L.D, and he also does have many more movies in the post-production. Either way, it may be a smaller or a bigger role; he is giving his best.

6. Christie Abbott

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Christie Abbott Image

She was seen in Wishbone, a series from mid-1995. She was seen working like a dog in the mid-90s, and she appeared in around 50 episodes of PBS series.

Abbott worked hard, but she has very few posts for the Wishbone credits. She also played a role in Dr. T and the women, Buffy the Vampire Slayer and alike. The best news is, she has been looked upon as doing good, and hopefully, she will continue to do so.

7. Macaulay Culkin

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Macaulay Culkin Image

From the famous movie Home Alone, he made himself a Hollywood darling. Macaulay also played a role in Richie Rich, Party Monster, and alike. He was doing good until he wasn’t, and he did fall into some hard times and was also arrested for drug possession, but even after all this, as on today, at the age of 37, he is an actor and even today continues to work.

As of today, he tries to keep a low profile and also has made some occasional appearances at some of the DJ gigs and the shows. It was in 2015 when he was seen back on screen, and in 2019, he appeared again in Changeland, a movie by Seth Green. Reports are, in the year 2021, he is going to hit the screen with his entry in American Horror Story’s 10th season.

8. Jaleel White

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Jaleel White Image

People who know the name would say, Friday nights were never complete without it. A role that was famous from Family Matters made the name favorite for many hearts.

He did his graduation with a Film and Television degree in the year 2001 from UCLA. He had been doing many guest-starring spots role on the TV and has also been seen in some of the small movie parts like in the Dreamgirls, Not Bummer Summer, and alike.

In the year 2012, he was also seen competing at Dancing with the Stars season 14. As time continued, so made his career, and in 2020, he was seen on The Big Show Show.

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Q.1 Who is the most famous child actor?

Jonathan Lipnicki is known to be the most famous child actor.

Q.2 Who is the youngest actress in the world?

Natalie Portman is known as the youngest actress in the world.

Q.3 Who is the youngest actor in 2020?

Jace Norman was the youngest actor in 2020.

Q.4 Who is the best child actor 2020?

Mckenna Grace was the best child actor in 2020.

Q.5 Who is the most paid child actor?

Millie Bobby Brown, with her earning of $350,000 per episode, is the most paid child actor.

Final Words

Hope the above list made you aware of the lives of your favorites and what exactly they are up to as of now. It is to be noted that these child actors did make an impression on us, something which the young actors and actresses can’t match, of course.

But definitely, some do have brought forward totally unexpected and made sure to put the viewers in awe of their roles. So, instead of comparing, all one can do is enjoy what they got to present today and have a great time.

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