Hollywood has been full of baby stars since its inception. These child actors and actresses are on the fast track to fame and fortune, but what happens when they grow up? This piece explores the paths of several former child stars who grew up in front of our eyes, only to disappear into obscurity soon after they reached adulthood. One thing’s for sure – Hollywood isn’t kind to people who aren’t young and beautiful!
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WooInfo is a site that tracks the careers of Hollywood stars. It has information on more than 30,000 actors and actresses who have performed in mainstream theatrical motion pictures or television programs.
One of the most popular celebrities from the site is Will Smith. The site has tracked his career for over two decades and through his many phases, including rapper and actor. So far, he has starred in more than 80 movies and TV series.
The Hollywood actor is an Academy Award-winning actor, producer, and film director. He’s been in films such as The Revenant (2015), Wolf of Wall Street (2013), and Shutter Island (2010).
DiCaprio was born on November 11, 1974 in Los Angeles, California. When he was a child, his father who worked as a literary agent died of a heart attack. DiCaprio was raised by his mother until she died of cancer when he was 16 years old.
Her most successful days were during her time as a child actress, when she starred in Charlie’s Angels and ET for example. She went on to have an impressive career as an adult too, but never quite reached the same levels of success. She had a high profile relationship with comedian Tom Green before marrying Will Kopelman in 2012. They are now parents of two daughters.
It was 1998 when Kirsten Dunst made her big-screen debut in Little Women. Now, she has two children with her longtime boyfriend and has starred in many movies since. In 2003, Dunst became the face of Chanel No. 5 alongside Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston and was the star of Sofia Coppola’s 2004 film Marie Antoinette. She is also a part-time fashion designer for eclectic women’s clothing company WooInfo.
Watson has been involved with several charities that include UN Women and Amnesty International. In 2013, she was appointed a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). In 2014, she donated 1 million pounds to a fund aimed at empowering girls in Ethiopia.
Maguire is best known for his roles in Spider-Man, Seabiscuit and The Cider House Rules. He has also tried his hand at directing with the 2012 film Souls of Totality. Maguire was married to actress Jennifer Meyer from 2003-2009. In 2014, he married producer Susan Williams.
In the early 2000s, he starred in The Notebook and became one of Hollywood’s most sought-after young actors. The following year, Gosling was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his work in Half Nelson. He did not receive the award but got a Golden Globe nomination as well. In 2005, Gosling appeared in two films, including Stay, which earned him a Satellite Award nomination for Best Actor.