Child Actresses

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

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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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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McKenna Grace
(Actress)

McKenna Grace
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Birthdate: June 25, 2006
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Grapevine, Texas, United States

Mckenna Grace is an American actress who began her professional acting career at the age of six. Having won several awards for her work so far, Grace is considered one of the most talented child actresses of her generation. A vegetarian, Mckenna Grace has worked with organizations, such as PETA and Farm Sanctuary.

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Kiernan Shipka
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Birthdate: November 10, 1999
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Kiernan Shipka is best known as Sally Draper from Mad Men, a role that earned her multiple awards, such as the Young Artist Award and the Screen Actors Guild Award. She also amazed fans with her portrayal of Sabrina in a 2018 remake of the series Sabrina the Teenage Witch
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Judith Barsi
(Child Actress)

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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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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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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 8 
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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Haley Lu Richardson
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Birthdate: March 7, 1995
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.

 10 

Aubrey Anderson-Emmons
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Birthdate: March 7, 1995, 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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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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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

 15 
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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Milly Shapiro
(Actress)

Milly Shapiro
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Birthdate: July 16, 2002
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tampa, Florida, U.S.

 17 
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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Lindsay Lohan
(Actress)

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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Aimee Teegarden
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Birthdate: October 10, 1989
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Downey, California, USA

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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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Laura Vandervoort
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Birthdate: September 22, 1984
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

 22 
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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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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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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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

 26 
Lindsey Shaw
(Actress)

Lindsey Shaw
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Birthdate: May 10, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lincoln, Nebraska, 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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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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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: April 29, 1999, 1991
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Clifton, USA

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Marguerite Moreau
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Birthdate: April 25, 1977
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Riverside, California, USA

 32 
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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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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Nell Tiger Free
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Birthdate: October 13, 1999
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, England, UK

 36 

Laura Slade Wiggins
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Birthdate: August 8, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Athens, Georgia, U.S.

 37 

Meaghan Martin
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Birthdate: February 17, 1992
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Fallon, Nevada, United States

 38 

Suzanne Crough
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Birthdate: March 6, 1963
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Fullerton, California, United States
Died: April 27, 2015

 39 
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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Kana Hanazawa
(Voice Actress)

Kana Hanazawa
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Birthdate: February 25, 1989
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan

Best known as an anime voice actor, Kana Hanazawa began her career at 14, voicing Holly Mad-thane in Last Exile. She was also seen as a child actor in programs such as Yappari Sanma Daisensei. Known by many nicknames such as KanaHana and Zaa-san, she has also released several albums.

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María Valverde
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Birthdate: March 24, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Carabanchel, Spain

María Valverde is a Spanish actress who has played important roles in Spanish as well as British films. Valverde didn’t take long to hog the limelight as she won the Goya Award for her debut performance in The Weakness of the Bolshevik , at the age of 16! She is best known for playing Zipporah in the epic film Exodus: Gods and Kings. 

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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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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

 44 
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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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
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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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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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Emily Rios
(Actress)

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

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Madeleine Martin
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Birthdate: April 15, 1993
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York, U.S.