Famous American Child Actors

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 1 Dylan Sprouse

Dylan Sprouse
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 4, 1992
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: rezzo, Italy

One half of the popular Sprouse twin, Dylan Sprouse is an actor and entrepreneur. Identifying himself as a Heathen, Dylan Sprouse co-founded All-Wise Meadery, the name of which is an allusion to Heathenry. Also a comic book enthusiast, the first issue of his comic book named Sun Eater would be released by DiGa Studios and Heavy Metal.

 2 Atticus Shaffer

Atticus Shaffer
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 19, 1998
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Santa Clarita, California, USA

 3 Emily Alyn Lind

Emily Alyn Lind
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 6, 2002
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States

Emily Alyn Lind, daughter of producer John Lind and actor Barbara Alyn Woods, started off as a child actor, with The Haunting in Connecticut 2: Ghosts of Georgia. She won a Young Artist Award for her role in the series Revenge and also appeared as Snakebite Andi in Doctor Sleep.

 4 Edward Furlong

Edward Furlong
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Famous As: MTV Movie Award for Best Breakthrough Role and a Saturn Award for best young actor
Birthdate: August 2, 1977
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Glendale, California, United States

 5 Matthew Lawrence

Matthew Lawrence
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 11, 1980
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Abington, Pennsylvania, USA

 6 Julia Butters

Julia Butters
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 15, 2009
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Child actor Julia Butters is best known for her roles as Trudi Fraser in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood and as Anna-Kat Otto in the sitcom American Housewife. She has also appeared in series such as Transparent and movies such as 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi.

 7 Johnny Lewis

Johnny Lewis
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 29, 1983
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: September 26, 2012
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 8 Summer Phoenix

Summer Phoenix
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 10, 1978
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Winter Park, Florida, USA
American actress Summer Phoenix is also an active supporter of numerous charities and activist groups. Summer is a member of The Paper Cranes, an alternative band that plays the New York City club. She appeared in the movies Kate's Secret and in Russkies and later appeared in movies Wasted, Dinner Rush, and The Faculty. Summer played lead roles in the movies Esther Kahn and Suzie Gold

 9 Jackie Coogan

Jackie Coogan
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 26, 1914
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: March 1, 1984

 10 Marsai Martin

Marsai Martin
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 14, 2004
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Plano, Texas
Marsai Martin is best known as Diane Johnson from the series Black-ish. She also starred in and produced the film Little at 14, earning a Guinness record for being the youngest Hollywood executive producer. She has won multiple NAACP Image Awards and was featured on Time 100 Next in 2019.

 11 Henry Thomas

Henry Thomas
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 9, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States

 12 Anthony Rapp

Anthony Rapp
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 26, 1971
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Joliet, Illinois, USA

 13 Douglas Booth

Douglas Booth
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 9, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Greenwich, London, England, UK

 14 Sawyer Sweeten

Sawyer Sweeten
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Famous As: Child Actor
Birthdate: May 12, 1995
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brownwood, Texas
Died: April 23, 2015

Sawyer Sweeten gained prominence with his performance in Everybody Loves Raymond. He took his own life from a self-inflicted gunshot a fortnight before his 20th birthday. The news of his death left his fans and co-stars shocked.

 15 Matt Prokop

Matt Prokop
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 29, 1990
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Victoria, Texas, USA

 16 Charlie Plummer

Charlie Plummer
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 24, 1999
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Poughkeepsie, New York, United States

 17 Bobby Driscoll

Bobby Driscoll
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 3, 1937
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States
Died: March 30, 1968

 18 Tony Revolori

Tony Revolori
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 28, 1996
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Anaheim, California, USA

 19 Andrew Lawrence

Andrew Lawrence
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 12, 1988
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Abington Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Abington, Pennsylvania, U.S.

 20 Elden Henson

Elden Henson
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 30, 1977
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rockville, Maryland, USA

 21 Tristin Mays

Tristin Mays
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 10, 1990
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

 22 Eric Lively

Eric Lively
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 31, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, USA

 23 Noah Galvin

Noah Galvin
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 6, 1994
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Katonah, New York, U.S.

 24 Danny Lloyd

Danny Lloyd
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 1, 1972
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA

 25 Jimmy Bennett

Jimmy Bennett
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Famous As: Known for his roles as a child actor in Daddy Day Care, Hostage, The Amityville Horror, Poseidon, Evan Almighty, Orphan, Shorts, and as young James T. Kirk in the 2009 film Star Trek.
Birthdate: February 9, 1996
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Seal Beach, California, United States

 26 Jeremy Ray Taylor

Jeremy Ray Taylor
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 2, 2003
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tennessee

 27 Jonathan Jackson

Jonathan Jackson
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 11, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Orlando, Florida, U.S.

 28 Charlie McDermott

Charlie McDermott
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 6, 1990
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA

 29 Jay North

Jay North
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 3, 1951
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA

 30 Miko Hughes

Miko Hughes
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 22, 1986
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Apple Valley, California, USA

 31 Adam G. Sevani

Adam G. Sevani
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Famous As: Actor, Dancer, Film actor
Birthdate: June 29, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

 32 Miles Brown

Miles Brown
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Famous As: Actor, Dancer
Birthdate: December 28, 2004
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Oxnard, California, United States

 33 Lee Norris

Lee Norris
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 25, 1981
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Greenville, North Carolina, USA

 34 Anthony Gonzalez

Anthony Gonzalez
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 23, 2004
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

 35 Samantha Smith

Samantha Smith
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 29, 1972
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Houlton, Maine, United States
Died: August 25, 1985

Samantha Smith was an American schoolgirl, child actress, and peace activist. She achieved popularity during the Cold War between the Soviet Union and the United States of America; she visited the Soviet Union as a goodwill ambassador which attracted extensive media attention. She also took part in peacemaking activities in Japan before dying in an airplane crash at age 13.

 36 Brian Bonsall

Brian Bonsall
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: December 3, 1981
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Torrance, California

 37 Alexander Gould

Alexander Gould
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 4, 1994
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA

 38 Sam Huntington

Sam Huntington
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 1, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Peterborough, New Hampshire, USA

 39 Chris Owen

Chris Owen
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 25, 1980
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Houghton, Michigan, U.S.

 40 Priah Ferguson

Priah Ferguson
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 1, 2006
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States

 41 Tommy Kirk

Tommy Kirk
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 10, 1941
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, USA

 42 Alex Vincent

Alex Vincent
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 29, 1981
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States

 43 Denise Nickerson

Denise Nickerson
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 1, 1957
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: July 10, 2019

 44 Izaac Wang

Izaac Wang
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 22, 2007
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Minnesota, United States

 45 Issac Ryan Brown

Issac Ryan Brown
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Famous As: Child Actor
Birthdate: July 12, 2005
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan

 46 Steven Anthony Lawrence

Steven Anthony Lawrence
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 19, 1990
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Fresno, California, USA

 47 Sherry Jackson

Sherry Jackson
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 15, 1942
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Wendell, Idaho, USA

 48 Rohan Chand

Rohan Chand
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Famous As: Child Actor
Birthdate: 2004 AD
Birthplace: New York City

 49 Douglas Smith

Douglas Smith
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 22, 1985
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

 50 Siena Agudong

Siena Agudong
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 19, 2004
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kauai, Hawaii, United States