10 Child Stars Who Grew Up and Stopped Acting
If you tuned into the new iCarly reboot and were confused at the lack of Sam Puckett, its because McCurdy, who played the goofy Sam has quit the acting scene.
Technically, Bynes is on an indefinite hiatus, that she’s been on since 2010, when she took a step back from the spotlight to deal with substance abuse and legal issues.
If you watched Charlie Bucket stare in awe at Oompa Loompa’s in the original Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, you’ve probably wondered where he disappeared to.
She charmed audiences with her sweet performances in movies like
Miracle on 34th Street
Jonathan Taylor Thomas
star was quite the teen heartthrob in the 90s, and while he’s made a handful of guest appearances,
Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen
Sister Elizabeth may be starring in some big Marvel blockbusters, but after rising to fame as infants sharing the role of Michelle Tanner on
, the twin sisters have retired from acting.
It can’t have been easy skyrocketing to fame in one of the biggest movie franchises of all time. As the adorable young Anakin Skywalker, he was one of the highlights of the
Star Wars: Episode I
If you are a fan of the Halloween classic
, you’ll remember Katz as Max, the the teen who saves the town of Salem from the Sanderson sisters.
Angus T. Jones
The Two and a Half Men
star was the highest paid child star in TV in 2010 or his role as Jake Harper on the popular CBS series.
Despite being one of the most popular child stars of all time, Temple quit acting in 1950 at age 22 after a series of subpar film roles.