In Hollywood, many celebrities who begin their careers when they are young end up washed up before they are 30! Stars like Lindsay Lohan, Brad Renfro and Mischa Barton are perfect examples of what happens when child stars can’t handle fame! To keep things positive, we’ve created a list of 15 child actors who beat the odds and have actually succeeded! Take a look:
15. Jodie Foster
Jodie Foster’s first big role was in Taxi Cab when she was only 14 years old! She ended up receiving an Oscar nomination for her performance and went on to win two Oscars for her roles in The Accused and The Silence of the Lambs. Foster also completed a degree in literature at Yale and has gone on to direct and produce films.