There are plenty of child stars who are still on the radar today, having grown into bona fide movie and/or television stars. And there are others who decided to take a different path, moving on to work behind the camera, or in different industries altogether, becoming lawyers or other types of businessmen.
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Some top child stars have become today's biggest movie stars – think Robert Downey Jr.
and Ryan Gosling
, musical sensations like Justin Timberlake
, or TV stars as adults like Neil Patrick Harris
. Childhood fame doesn't always end there.