Child Stars Who Became More Famous as Adults

The streets of Hollywood are littered with the souls of childhood stars who tried to navigate the pitfalls and landmines of transitioning into respected adult artists and were woefully unsuccessful. Today, we salute those who somehow managed to reinvent themselves during that awkward and oftentimes painful metamorphosis and, in the process, became bigger stars than they were when they were first stars and superstars.

Terry Shropshire
Terry Shropshire

A military veteran and Buckeye State native, I've written for the likes of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Atlanta Business Chronicle and the Detroit Free Press. I'm a lover of words, photography, books, travel, animals and The Ohio State Buckeyes. #GoBucks

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