Child Actresses

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There have been many child actresses in film industry who have entertained us with their talent. This list of famous child actresses includes names, such as Haley Bennett, Haley Lu Richardson, Amy Locane, Emma Kenney, Madeline Zima and others
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Shirley Temple
(Actress, 27th United States Ambassador to Czechoslovakia)
Shirley Temple
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Birthdate: April 23, 1928
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States
Died: February 10, 2014

After starting her film career at the age of three, Shirley Temple went on to become Hollywood's highest-grossing child actress from 1935 to 1938. She is the epitome of popular child stars who lose their charm as they grow up. Despite failing as an adult actress, she is ranked 18th in the greatest female screen legends of Classic Hollywood list.

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Patty Duke
(Actress and the-then Youngest Person to Receive an Oscar in a Competitive Category)
Patty Duke
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Birthdate: December 14, 1946
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York, United States
Died: March 29, 2016

Best known for her Academy Award-winning portrayal of Helen Keller in The Miracle Worker, Patty Duke was born to a cashier mother and a cab driver father. As a child actor, she was abused by her talent managers. Suffering from bipolar disorder, she later became a mental-health advocate.

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Judith Barsi
(American Child Actress Best Known for Her Films: ‘Jaws: The Revenge’ and ‘All Dogs Go to Heaven’)
Judith Barsi
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Birthdate: June 6, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: San Fernando Valley, California, United States
Died: July 25, 1988

A beloved child actress of the 1980s, Judith Barsi started acting when she was just five years old. She appeared in many commercials and TV shows before getting a chance to act in films as well. The child met a tragic end when she and her mother were murdered by her father who then died by suicide.

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Heather O Rourke
(Child Actress)
Heather O Rourke
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Birthdate: December 27, 1975
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Santee, California, United States
Died: February 1, 1988
Child actor Heather O'Rourke is best remembered as Carol Anne Freeling from Steven Spielberg’s iconic horror film Poltergeist. Heather later appeared in two sequels of the film and a few series, including Webster. She suffered from Crohn’s disease and died at age 12, after a surgery to cure intestinal stenosis. 
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Ashley Johnson
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Birthdate: August 9, 1983
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Camarillo, California, United States
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Haley Bennett
(Actress)
Haley Bennett
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Birthdate: January 7, 1988
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Fort Myers, Florida, United States
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Haley Lu Richardson
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Birthdate: March 7, 1995
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.
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Zoe Perry
(Film actress)
Zoe Perry
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Birthdate: September 26, 1983
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
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Summer Phoenix
(Actress and the Youngest Sibling of Joaquin Phoenix, Rain Phoenix and River Phoenix)
Summer Phoenix
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Birthdate: December 10, 1978
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Winter Park, Florida, United States
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
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Aubrey Anderson-Emmons
(American Actress Known for Her Role as ‘Lily Tucker-Pritchett’ on the TV Series ‘Modern Family’)
Aubrey Anderson-Emmons
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Birthdate: 2007
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States

Aubrey Anderson-Emmons is an American actress known for portraying Lily Tucker-Pritchett in the television mockumentary family sitcom, Modern Family. Her role, which was praised for creating awareness about cultural diversity, earned her the Screen Actors Guild Award at the age of four, making her the youngest person ever to win the award. She is also known for her charity work.

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Emma Kenney
(Actress)
Emma Kenney
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Birthdate: September 14, 1999
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
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India Eisley
(Actress)
India Eisley
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Birthdate: October 29, 1993
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
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Madeline Zima
(Actress)
Madeline Zima
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Birthdate: September 16, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, USA
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Mia Kirshner
(Actress)
Mia Kirshner
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Birthdate: January 25, 1975
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
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Lindsay Lohan
(Best Known for Her Films: 'The Parent Trap', 'Mean Girls' and 'Herbie: Fully Loaded)
Lindsay Lohan
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Birthdate: July 2, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States

Beginning her career as a beloved child artist, Lindsay Lohan is a Hollywood favourite who went on to star in some of the high-grossing big-screen productions. Her praise-worthy performances in high school dramas earned her the title of a teen idol, before her career took a downward turn because of alcohol and substance abuse.

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Liberty Phoenix
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Birthdate: July 5, 1976
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Caracas, Venezuela
Liberty Phoenix, younger sister of River, Rain, and Joaquin Phoenix, and older sister of Summer Phoenix, has appeared in several TV projects, such as Seven Brides for Seven Brothers and Kate's Secret. She had a punk band, too. After quitting acting, she taught midwifery and also became a designer.
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Aimee Teegarden
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Birthdate: October 10, 1989
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Downey, California, USA
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Laura Vandervoort
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Birthdate: September 22, 1984
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Tracy Nelson
(Actress who played a valley girl in Square Pegs)
Tracy Nelson
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Birthdate: October 25, 1963
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States
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Lisa Whelchel
(Known for Her Appearances as a Mouseketeer on the TV Show 'The New Mickey Mouse Club')
Lisa Whelchel
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Birthdate: May 29, 1963
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Littlefield, Texas, United States

Best remembered as rich and spoiled Blair Warner on NBC sitcom, The Facts of Life, actress Lisa Whelchel is also a well-known singer and songwriter. She reached No. 17 on the Billboard Contemporary Christian music charts with her Christian pop album, All Because of You. Founder of Momtime Ministers and author of ten books, she is also known for her motivational speeches.

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Olivia d'Abo
(Actress)
Olivia d'Abo
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Birthdate: January 22, 1969
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London, England
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Jewel Staite
(Actress, known for her roles as Kaylee Frye in the Fox television series Firefly (2002–2003) and its spin-off theatrical film Serenity (2005))
Jewel Staite
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Birthdate: June 2, 1982
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: White Rock, Canada
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Caitlin Stasey
(For her role as Rachel Kinski in Neighbours)
Caitlin Stasey
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Birthdate: May 1, 1990
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Milly Shapiro
(Actress)
Milly Shapiro
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Birthdate: July 16, 2002
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tampa, Florida, U.S.
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Quvenzhané Wallis
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Birthdate: August 28, 2003
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Houma, Louisiana, United States
Quvenzhané Wallis became the youngest nominee for the Academy Award for Best Actress with her role as Hushpuppy in the film Beasts of the Southern Wild. She also earned a Golden Globe nomination for her role in the 2014 version of Annie. She has also published several children’s books. 
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Anissa Jones
(Child Actress)
Anissa Jones
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Birthdate: March 11, 1958
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lafayette, Indiana, United States
Died: August 28, 1976
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Lindsey Shaw
(Actress)
Lindsey Shaw
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Birthdate: May 10, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lincoln, Nebraska, USA
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Morgan Turner
(Actress)
Morgan Turner
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Birthdate: April 29, 1999
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA
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Sofia Black D'Elia
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Birthdate: 1991
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Clifton, USA
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Logan Browning
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Birthdate: June 9, 1989
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia (U.S. state) Georgia, U.S.
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Amy Locane
(Actress)
Amy Locane
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Birthdate: December 19, 1971
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Trenton, New Jersey, United States
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Marguerite Moreau
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Birthdate: April 25, 1977
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Riverside, California, USA
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Kiana Madeira
(Actress)
Kiana Madeira
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Birthdate: November 4, 1992
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Laura Slade Wiggins
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Birthdate: August 8, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Athens, Georgia, U.S.
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Nell Tiger Free
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Birthdate: October 13, 1999
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, England, UK
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Madison De La Garza
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Birthdate: December 28, 2001
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, USA
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Sophie Nélisse
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Birthdate: March 27, 2000
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Windsor, Ontario, Canada
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Meaghan Martin
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Birthdate: February 17, 1992
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Fallon, Nevada, United States
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Suzanne Crough
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Birthdate: March 6, 1963
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Fullerton, California, United States
Died: April 27, 2015
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Lalaine
(Actress)
Lalaine
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Birthdate: June 3, 1987
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Burbank, California, U.S.
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Nell Newman
(Former Child Actress and Founder of ‘Newman’s Own Organics')
Nell Newman
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Birthdate: April 8, 1959
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York, United States

Nell Newman is a biologist, environmentalist, and former child actress. An ardent supporter of sustainable agriculture, Newman is credited with founding a pet food and organic food production company called Newman's Own. For her environmental leadership, Newman was honored with the Rachel Carson Award in 2014. In 2017, she was made an inductee of the Specialty Food Hall of Fame.

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Darla Hood
(Actress)
Darla Hood
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Birthdate: November 8, 1931
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Leedey, Oklahoma, United States
Died: June 13, 1979
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Hayley Hasselhoff
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Birthdate: August 26, 1992
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
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Lizzie Brocheré
(Actress and Director Known for Her Films: ‘Rings’, ‘Full Contact’ and ‘American Horror Story’)
Lizzie Brocheré
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Birthdate: March 22, 1985
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paris, France

Best known as Grace Bertrand from American Horror Story and Coco from The Strain, Lizzie Brocheré is the daughter of reputed French casting director Sylvie Brocheré. It is believed her audition for American Horror Story was so perfect that the directors re-wrote the character as French to match her accent.

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Kym Karath
(Actress)
Kym Karath
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Birthdate: August 4, 1958
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
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Odessa A'zion
(Actress)
Odessa A'zion
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Birthdate: June 17, 2000
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
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Patty McCormack
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Birthdate: August 21, 1945
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA
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Izabela Vidovic
(Most notable for her roles in the films Homefront and Wonder)
Izabela Vidovic
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Birthdate: May 27, 2001
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
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Izabella Miko
(Actress)
Izabella Miko
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Birthdate: January 21, 1981
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Łódź, Poland

Polish actress, dancer, film producer and environmental activist Izabella Miko is noted for starring in the films Coyote Ugly and The Forsaken and in the music videos Mr. Brightside and Miss Atomic Bomb by The Killers. She debuted as film producer with Desert Dancer. She runs the eco foundation called EkoMiko and has a sustainable candle line called EkoMiko Candles.

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Emily Rios
(Actress)
Emily Rios
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Birthdate: April 27, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, US