They have come a long way called show business. They were child stars who managed to continue their careers even when they grew up. Take a look at 15 actors who, as we have forgotten, started as child stars:
When Ryan ReynoldsSince he was still a teenager, he got his first big role. He signed up for the Nickelodeon series Fifteen, which ran from 1990 to 1993. Ryan was 14 at the time, and the series was about the lives of teenagers.
Jake GyllenhoHe started filming when he was a child. His parents played a big role in the beginning of his career. Jake’s mother Naomi Foner was the screenwriter and her father was the director Stephen Gyllenhaal.
Bruce Lee began acting in movies much earlier than he succeeded in martial arts. He was only a year old when he played his first role and became a child actor. Bruce’s father was a movie star, so he managed to start his son’s career very early. He played his first leading role in the film “Baby” at the age of nine.
Jackie Chan came to show business as a child actor. He was only five years old when he got a role in his first film (Big and Little Wong Tin Bar in 1962).
Jennifer Connelly began her career in show business at the age of 10. She started working as a model at the age of 10 and got her first role at the age of 12. She landed a role in Once Upon a Time in America.
Daughter of Andrew Mironova Maria She made her film debut as a baby boy, the son of radio operator Kat from Seventeen Moments of Spring. But, as you know, we did not consider this role to be stellar, especially since at the age of nine Maria showed herself more clearly by playing Becky in the television “Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn”.
The 9-year-old made his film debut in the same film Vladislav Galkinplayed by Huckleberry Finn. Only in the captions he was listed as Vladik Sukhachev. A year later, his mother married actor Boris Galkin, and the boy took the name of his stepfather, under which he appeared in the next film “This villain Sidorov.”
Shaya LaBeuf began his acting career as a child. At age 11, he hired an agent and began starring in major TV shows such as Ambulance and Secret Materials.
In childhood Ben Affleck played many small roles. On the PBS show Mimi’s Journey, he helped high school children learn science and math.
Jason Bateman entered Hollywood as a child. He was only 10 years old when he collaborated with an acting agency, thanks to which he got a role in the series “Little house on the prairies.”
Demi Lovato was only 7 years old when they started their career in show business. They auditioned for Barney and Friends and eventually signed to Disney for Camp Rock.
Anna Paquin won an Oscar before she reached puberty. She received the award for best supporting actress in the drama “Piano” (1993).
Ryan Gosling was just 12 years old when Disney signed him to the Mickey Mouse Club. “I think they needed a Canadian. All the men in my family work in a paper mill, and I probably would have done the same if I hadn’t realized at the age of 11 that there was something bigger, ”he said later.
Scarlett Johansson debuted in Hollywood at a fairly young age. She got her first starring role at the age of 12 in the film “Manny and Lo”. Many recognized 11-year-old Johansson as a little girl in One Home 3.
Before officially becoming a child star, a little one Christian Bale starred in numerous commercials. At the age of 10, he made his Hollywood debut in the television movie Anastasia: Anna’s Secret with Amy Irving.