31 Celebs You Forgot Were Child Stars

You know your Lohans and Lipnickis, your Drews and KStews. Still, you might be surprised to learn just how many Hollywood A-listers got their start as child stars. No, not just the cast of Harry Potter.

While the rest of us were playing Nintendo or throwing spitballs in science class, these celebs were having lunch with Spielberg at The Ivy. They had agents, adorable little headshots, and IMDB profiles, all by the time puberty hit. And, then they kept on going, transforming that early taste of fame into successful Hollywood careers. 

These power players are proof that early stardom isn't necessarily a recipe for disaster. Judging by the amount of Oscars this crowd has racked up, we're starting to wonder if that early-bird-catches-the-worm thing isn't a metaphor for acting. 

Click through to see which youngsters grew up to be major stars, DiCaprio-style. 

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