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(Short List)   The largely depressing fates of 10 iconic child actors. Including enough photos to make the kids from Super 8 consider months of gruelling plastic surgery before they hit 21   ( shortlist.com) divider line
    More: Sad, Haley Joel Osment, Mrs. Doubtfire, Macaulay Culkin, Jerry Maguire, child actor, Temple of Doom, Jonathan Lipnicki, James Corden  
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2012-01-09 01:59:29 PM  
4 votes:

66dude: Whatever happened to Aileen Quinn of Annie?

The Aileen Quinn was killed by Ripley in Aileens.
2012-01-09 04:27:58 PM  
3 votes:
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2012-01-09 01:42:09 PM  
2 votes:
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is now

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2012-01-09 01:21:45 PM  
2 votes:
Not to call out subby for being an incredible moron, but most of those people look well adjusted.
2012-01-09 10:06:21 AM  
2 votes:
Ah, the sad life of a former child star.

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2012-01-09 08:11:31 PM  
1 vote:
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Marilyn Manson was Paul on the Wonder Years.
2012-01-09 08:04:29 PM  
1 vote:
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2012-01-09 05:19:16 PM  
1 vote:
Seems like most of these folks decided they didn't want to be actors after all and found careers in other fields. Nothing depressing about that.
2012-01-09 05:16:04 PM  
1 vote:
Emily Browning: Then

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and now

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2012-01-09 04:33:50 PM  
1 vote:

sweetmelissa31: My cousin played the little boy in Dr. Zhivago (Dr. Zhivago's son). He went on to become a ballerina, in case anyone is curious.

BUT my uncle lived next to a guy that was a third cousin of a friend of Harrison Ford and he said that.....

/no one was curious
//name drop troll is successfu.... no...no one cares
2012-01-09 02:17:28 PM  
1 vote:


No I think that's a type of tapeworm. You're thinking of Ballesteros.

nah. that's a guy who hit a ball with a stick. You're thinking of Balustrade.

No, that's the Scotland Yard inspector who farmed out his difficult cases to Sherlock Holmes. You're thinking of Ballona.
2012-01-09 01:41:23 PM  
1 vote:
Why is it always assumed these people wanted to be actors or famous in the first place?
2012-01-09 01:35:35 PM  
1 vote:
Remember Dante's Peak? - The little girl?

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Oh, here she is now:

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Her name is Jamie Renée Smith

There are NSFW pictures of her when she appeared on Weeds

Have fun!
2012-01-09 11:42:26 AM  
1 vote:

Methadone Girls: Okay, is it just me or is that Jerry McGuire kid just creepy?

I can't stand that kid.

Not just you. I hated that kid.

Macaulay Culkin was great in Saved! with Mandy Moore.
2012-01-09 10:59:40 AM  
1 vote:
My cousin played the little boy in Dr. Zhivago (Dr. Zhivago's son). He went on to become a ballerina, in case anyone is curious.
2012-01-09 10:15:11 AM  
1 vote:

Sybarite: Ah, the sad life of a former child star.

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You realize he didn't tap it and probably won't make it to 30.
Also he's really the only sad one on the list.
2012-01-09 09:51:40 AM  
1 vote:
This just in: time makes fools of us all
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