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How 10+ Celebrities That Stole Our Hearts as Kids Look Today

Many people say “your kids grow up so fast,” but often, someone else’s kids seem to grow even faster. Family films and TV shows introduce us to gifted young actors, and we get so used to remembering them as cute little children that we’re absolutely taken aback when suddenly they become all grown up. Today, we invite you to check in on some of your favorite child actors and see how time has changed them.

Jacob Tremblay

You know them from Room (2015) and Wonder (2017).

AnnaSophia Robb

You know them from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005), Bridge to Terabithia (2007), and Race to Witch Mountain (2009).

Dafne Keen

You know them from Logan (2017).

Ty Simpkins

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You know them from Iron Man 3 (2013) and Jurassic World (2015).

Nicola Peltz

You know them from The Last Airbender (2010).

Nolan Gould

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You know them from Modern Family (2009 — 2020).

Chloë Grace Moretz

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You know them from 500 Days of Summer (2009), Kick-Ass (2010), and Hugo (2011).

Amandla Stenberg

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You know them from The Hunger Games (2012).

Abigail Breslin

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You know them from Little Miss Sunshine (2006), My Sister’s Keeper (2009), and Zombieland (2009).

Asa Butterfield

You know them from The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (2008), Hugo (2011), and Ender’s Game (2013).

Rico Rodriguez

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You know them from Modern Family (2009 — 2020).

Mackenzie Foy

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You know them from The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 1 (2011) and Interstellar (2014).

Aubrey Anderson-Emmons

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You know them from Modern Family (2009 — 2020).

Which of these former child stars impressed you the most?

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