Most Popular Former Child Star Movies and TV Shows
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1. Jessica Jones (2015–2019)
TV-MA | 56 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Following the tragic end of her brief superhero career, Jessica Jones tries to rebuild her life as a private investigator, dealing with cases involving people with remarkable abilities in New York City.
3. Despicable Me 3 (2017)
PG | 89 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Gru meets his long-lost, charming, cheerful, and more successful twin brother Dru, who wants to team up with him for one last criminal heist.
Votes: 106,335 | Gross: $264.62M
5. Bloomington (2010)
Not Rated | 83 min | Drama
"Bloomington" is a coming-of-age drama about a former child actress attending college in search of independence and who ends up becoming romantically involved with a female professor.
6. Life with Mikey (1993)
PG | 91 min | Comedy, Family
A once-popular actor who now runs a talent agency specializing in child acts is trying to discover the next star. He gets more than he bargained for when he recruits a child pickpocket.
Votes: 5,267 | Gross: $12.44M
7. Trust Me (2013)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama
In an attempt to sign a Hollywood starlet, struggling talent agent and former child star Howard Holloway must contend with her volatile father, a scheming long-time rival, and a producer and casting director who despise him.
8. Eulogy (2004)
R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama
A black comedy that follows three generations of a family, who come together for the funeral of the patriarch - unveiling a litany of family secrets and covert relationships.
Votes: 8,435 | Gross: $0.07M
11. Tribute (2009 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 90 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A former child star buys her grandmother's house to rescue it from ruin but her hope for serenity is soon eclipsed by haunting dreams of her famous grandmother, who died of a supposed overdose in the house more than 30 years ago.
12. Gigantic (2010–2011)
TV-PG | 30 min | Drama, Family
A half-hour dramedy that takes a fictional look at the glitzy, chaotic and often hilarious life of being a Hollywood "it" kid. Set in the world of the Hollywood elite packed with A-list ... See full summary »
13. Heat (1972)
R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Joey, an unemployed ex-child actor, uses sex to get his landlady, Lydia, to reduce his rent, and then tries to exert his influence on Sally, who is now washed-up and wasn't even more than ... See full summary »
15. The Power Within (1995 Video)
PG-13 | 97 min | Action
Stan Dryer, a teen afraid to even ask a girl to the prom, finds courage and extreme martial arts skill when he is given a ring by an old man he tried to save from a group of attackers. The ... See full summary »
18. Red Carpet (III) (2014)
117 min | Comedy, Romance
Adult movie director Jung-Woo dreams of working as a regular commercial film director. Eun-Soo is a commercial film actress, who began her career when she was a child. After Jung-Woo meets Eun-Soo he faces enormous changes in his life.
19. Johnny Doughboy (1942)
Approved | 64 min | Adventure, Musical
An arrogant young actress doesn't want to play "young" parts anymore, and runs off. The studio replaces her with the president of her fan club, who just happens to be a lookalike. Meanwhile... See full summary »
21. Acropole (1996)
125 min | Musical, Drama
This musical shows of the Acropole dominated Greek theater during the 1950s and 60s. Acropole follows Prince, the self-made producer of this unusual and mythic theater, and Lakis, the ... See full summary »
22. Everybody Loves Baby Wendy (2018)
72 min | Comedy
Wendy, a former child performer, lost her star after her tantrum went public. She grows up thinking that the world still loves her. Forced to provide to her family, she tries to reclaim her... See full summary »
23. Who Wants to Be Governor of California: The Debating Game (2003 TV Special)
60 min | Comedy, Game-Show
Six celebrity and underdog candidates in the recall election to oust California Governor Gray Davis compete for a chance to win $21,200, the largest single donation allowed by law.
Major Crimes (2012–2018)
Not Rated | 42 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A former teen actor is murdered while working on his big comeback movie, and things become awkward between Raydor and Flynn when Flynn's daughter comes for a visit.
The Adventures of the Crimson Chin and Cleft the Boy Chin Wonder (2001)
Not Rated | Animation, Short, Family
While taking a break from crime-fighting, the Crimson Chin and Cleft's break were rudely interrupted by the Gilded Arches.
Mod Squad (1968–1973)
Belinda, End of Little Miss Bubble Gum
TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Crime, Drama
The squad must determine if a former child star is a klutz or a target for murder.
TV-PG | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Ponch intervenes when he suspects Jon's young nephew of joyriding in stolen cars. An overeager officer is obsessed with recovering a stolen movie stunt car being employed for diamond heists. Ponch trades in his motor home for an apartment.
The L.A. Complex (2012)
TV-14 | 43 min | Drama
Connor deceives Jennifer in order to keep his makeshift family intact. Raquel starts pulling the puppet strings of her new castmates. Abby's relationship drama causes major problems in her professional life. Nick and Sabrina square off.
Greg the Bunny (2002–2004)
Jimmy Drives Gil Crazy
TV-14 | Comedy
The cast and crew of 'Sweetknuckle Junction' observe in shock and confusion after wrongly assuming that Jimmy is involved in a high speed chase with the LA PD after Corey Feldman steals ... See full summary »
The Simpsons (1989– )
Last Tap Dance in Springfield
TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy
Lisa has difficulties learning to tap dance; Bart and Milhouse ditch summer camp to spend a week living in the mall.
Starsky and Hutch (1975–1979)
60 min | Action, Crime, Drama
An acrophobic former child star, turned loan shark, suddenly finds herself working with a new collector with a hidden agenda.
Married... with Children (1987–1997)
You Better Shop Around: Part 2
TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy
The Bundys and Darcys shop 'til they drop to see who will win $1000 in groceries. Needless to say, Marquis of Queensbury rules will not apply.