THEN AND NOW: 32 child actors all grown up

  • Abigail Breslin earned an Oscar nomination for her role in "Little Miss Sunshine" at age 10.

  • At 8 years old, Dakota Fanning was the youngest nominee in the history of the SAG Awards.

  • Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, and Emma Watson grew up on screen while filming "Harry Potter."

Ke Huy Quan played Data, the character with a gadget for every occasion, in "The Goonies."

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Ke Huy Quan in "The Goonies."Warner Bros. Pictures

Quan also starred in "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom" in 1984.

After a long break from acting, Quan won an Oscar for best supporting actor in the acclaimed 2022 film "Everything Everywhere All At Once."

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Ke Huy Quan celebrates his Oscar win in 2023.MICHAEL TRAN/AFP via Getty Images

Quan has shared how he struggled to find acting work after filming "The Goonies" and "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom" as a child. He eventually moved behind the camera, working as a stunt coordinator on "X-Men" and "Enigma," and earned credits as a cinematographer and assistant director.

The success of "Everything Everywhere All At Once" in 2022 pushed Quan back into the spotlight 38 years after his film debut, and it earned him an Oscar for best supporting actor at the 2023 awards. He is also set to join the Marvel Cinematic Universe in "Loki" season two this summer.

Quan told reporters the day after his Oscars win that all of his fellow "Goonies" cast members reached out to congratulate him.

"I love all of them so much," he said, according to AP News. "Every single one of them was so happy ... We're family forever. Goonies never say die."

Hailee Steinfeld's performance in 2010's "True Grit" earned her an Oscar nomination for best supporting actress.

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Hailee Steinfeld attends the 2011 Academy Awards.Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

Steinfeld was 14 years old at the 2011 Oscars.

She now stars as Kate Bishop in the Marvel series "Hawkeye" and enjoys a successful music career.

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Hailee Steinfeld today.David Livingston/Getty Images

Steinfeld is known for roles in films such as "The Edge of Seventeen" and "Pitch Perfect 3." She also played poet Emily Dickinson in Apple TV's "Dickinson."

In addition to her acting, Steinfeld is a pop star who released her debut album, "Haiz," in 2015. Some of her songs have gone platinum multiple times, including "Love Myself" and "Starving." She released her latest single, "Coast," featuring Anderson .Paak in 2022.

Haley Joel Osment was nominated for an Oscar for best supporting actor for his role in "The Sixth Sense."

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Haley Joel Osment in "The Sixth Sense."Hollywood Pictures/Spyglass Entertainment

Osment was 10 years old when he delivered his iconic line, "I see dead people."

He still appears in movies and TV shows, and he also does voiceover work.

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Haley Joel Osment at the premiere of "Somebody I Used to Know" in February 2023.Steve Granitz/FilmMagic via Getty Images

After appearing in movies throughout his childhood, he studied at New York University and did "work practically no one saw for a long time," he told The Guardian in 2020, before slowly appearing on screen again.

Osment most recently appeared in the movie "Somebody I Used to Know," which was released on Amazon Prime Video in February, and he has lent his voice to "Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous," "American Dad!," "Star Trek: Lower Decks," "Robot Chicken," and the video game "Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory."

Dylan and Cole Sprouse played Zack and Cody Martin on Disney Channel's "The Suite Life of Zack and Cody."

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Dylan and Cole Sprouse in "The Suite Life of Zack and Cody."Disney Channel

The Sprouse twins played Tipton Hotel residents Zack and Cody Martin on the Disney Channel sitcom from 2005 to 2008, and the subsequent spin-off "The Suite Life on Deck" from 2008 to 2011.

After a brief break from acting to attend New York University, the Sprouse twins are back to acting in TV shows and films.

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The Sprouse twins.Kevin Winter/Getty

Cole appeared in 2019's "Five Feet Apart," and he currently plays Jughead Jones on The CW's hit drama "Riverdale," a recurring role he's had since 2017. He also starred in the horror podcast "Borrasca" in 2020.

Dylan returned to the screen for 2017's indie "Dismissed" and, in his biggest role since his hiatus, he appeared in 2020's "After We Collided" as Trevor. He has also appeared in two music videos: Camila Cabello's "Consequences" and Ygo's "Think About You." But he's branched out to other industries too: He opened the All-Wise Meadery in Brooklyn, New York, with two business partners in 2018, and he started releasing a comic book in 2020. He married model Barbara Palvin in July.

Raven Symone played Olivia Kendall on "The Cosby Show" from 1989 to 1992.

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Raven Symone in 1990.The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images

She went on to star in "Doctor Doolittle" and "Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century."

After rising to fame in "That's So Raven" on Disney Channel, Symone returned to the network in a spinoff called "Raven's Home."

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Raven Symone at Disney Channel Fan Fest.Image Group LA via Getty Images

Symone left her gig as a cohost on "The View" to star in and executive produce "Raven's Home," which premiered in 2017.

Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, and Emma Watson played the beloved trio of Harry, Ron, and Hermione in the "Harry Potter" movies.

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Daniel Radcliffe (center), Rupert Grint (left) and Emma Watson when they were cast as Harry, Ron, and Hermione.Stefan Rousseau - PA Images/PA Images via Getty Images

Radcliffe was 11 years old when he filmed "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone," the same age as the titular character in the book. The first film was released in 2001.

They grew up on screen throughout filming eight "Harry Potter" movies, and each has continued to enjoy a thriving acting career.

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Rupert Grint, Daniel Radcliffe and Emma Watson attend the premiere of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part 2" in 2011.Jim Spellman/WireImage/Getty Images

Daniel Radcliffe has worked consistently since the "Harry Potter" movies — he's experimented with different movie genres and appeared on Broadway in "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying," "The Cripple of Inishmaan," and "The Lifespan of a Fact." Last year, he played Al Yankovic in "Weird: The Al Yankovic Story." He is set to return to Broadway in "Merrily We Roll Along" in October.

Rupert Grint has worked on indie films and appeared in the West End's production of "Mojo" and "It's Only A Play" on Broadway. He welcomed his first child in May 2020.

Emma Watson has become a real-life Hermione with her feminist book club and advocacy for gender equality. Among other acting roles, she played Belle in Disney's live-action "Beauty and the Beast" and Meg in 2019's "Little Women."

Mayim Bialik became famous playing Blossom Russo in the '90s TV show "Blossom."

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Mayim Bialik as Blossom.Harry Langdon/Hulton Archive via Getty Images

Bialik landed the role when she was 12 years old and played Blossom for six seasons.

Bialik earned a doctorate in neuroscience and returned to Hollywood playing Amy Farrah Fowler in "The Big Bang Theory."

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Mayim Bialik attends the Screen Actors Guild Awards in 2017.Neilson Barnard/Getty Images

"The Big Bang Theory" aired its series finale on May 16, 2019. Bialik uses her platform to speak out about parenting and the pressure new mothers often face.

Bialik currently trades off hosting "Jeopardy!" with Ken Jennings, and she also stars in "Call Me Kat."

Abigail Breslin earned an Oscar nomination for her role in "Little Miss Sunshine" in 2006.

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Abigail Breslin brings a stuffed animal to the red carpet in 2002.Mark Mainz/Getty Images

At 10 years old, she was one of the youngest actors ever to be nominated for an Academy Award.

Breslin played "Baby" in a 2017 remake of "Dirty Dancing" and appeared in the TV show "Scream Queens."

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Abigail Breslin attends the "Dirty Dancing: The New ABC Musical Event" premiere in 2017.Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic/Getty Images

The original "Dirty Dancing" is a beloved, classic dance movie that's hard to top, and the remake was widely panned as "unnecessary."

Her latest roles were as Trish Weir in "Miranda's Victim" and Jules Jay in "Slayers." She also appeared in Little Rock in "Zombieland: Double Tap" in 2019.

She married Ira Kunyansky in January.

Frankie Muniz is best known as Malcolm from "Malcolm in the Middle" in the early 2000s.

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Frankie Muniz poses for a studio portrait circa 1998 in Los Angeles, California.Ron Davis/Getty Images

The role earned him both Emmy and Golden Globe nominations.

After a stint on "Dancing with the Stars," Muniz left Hollywood to run an olive-oil shop in Scottsdale, Arizona, with his wife. He's also a race-car driver.

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Frankie Muniz on the red carpet in 2018.David Livingston/Getty Images

Muniz won third place on season 25 of "Dancing with the Stars" and hosted "Dancing with the Stars: Juniors."

He married longtime girlfriend Paige Price in February 2020. Together, they took over the premium olive-oil store Outrageous Olive Oils & Vinegars.

"We were looking for something to do together," Muniz told the Arizona Republic in 2019"We had been customers at the store before and we just knew we liked the product and we wanted to do something together. Now, it's become our lives."

He is also pursuing a professional race-car driving career, according to his website, and he participated in the ARCA Menards Series pre-race practice in 2022.

Shannen Doherty played Jenny Wilder in "Little House on the Prairie" at age 11.

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Shannen Doherty as Jenny Wilder from "Little House on the Prairie."Frank Carroll/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images

The television series was based on the "Little House on the Prairie" books by Laura Ingalls Wilder. It aired from 1974 to 1983.

She later became known for her roles on "Beverly Hills, 90210" and "Charmed."

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Shannen Doherty attends Paramount Network Launch Party in 2018 in Los Angeles.Earl Gibson III/Getty Images

Doherty was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2015 and entered remission, but she announced that the cancer had returned in February 2020. In June, she revealed that the cancer had spread to her brain.

Tia and Tamera Mowry played long-lost twins on the sitcom "Sister Sister."

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Tia and Tamera Mowry in 1990.The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images

They also played long-lost twins in the Disney Channel original movies "Twitches" and "Twitches Too" about twin witches.

The sisters, now 43, have released four books in their "Twintuition" book series, and they continue to act.

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Tamera (left) and Tia Mowry sign their book "Twintuition" at Barnes & Noble in Los Angeles.Araya Diaz/WireImage/Getty Images

The Mowry twins took a break from acting to attend Pepperdine University, where both majored in psychology.

Tamera hosted the daytime talk show, "The Real," for seven years, but she announced her departure in July 2020. She also acted in "A Christmas Miracle" in 2019 and appeared on "The Masked Singer" as the Seashell in 2021.

Tia has also continued acting, with roles in "Baggage Claim" and "Indivisible," and a role on the TV show "Family Reunion." By 2015, Tia had her own Cooking Channel series, "Tia Mowry at Home," on which she taught recipes to celebrity guests. It led to cookbooks, a cookware line, and a YouTube channel, which has nearly 1 million subscribers.

The sisters have four books in their "Twintuition" series, which follows tween twins. The first book, "Double Vision," was released in 2015.

Another famous set of twins, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, got their start on "Full House."

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Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen alternated playing Michelle Tanner on "Full House."ABC

The Olsen twins were babies when they began starring on "Full House" in 1987, and were 9 years old when it ended. They went on to star in their own TV series, "The Adventures of Mary-Kate & Ashley" and "Two of a Kind," as well as a slew of movies, including "Passport to Paris" and "Our Lips Are Sealed."

The twins retired from acting to focus on fashion.

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Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen attend the Met Gala.Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images

Mary-Kate last acted in "Beastly" in 2011, and Ashley's last major role was in "New York Minute" alongside her sister in 2004.

They launched their fashion line, The Row, in 2006, and the following year, they launched a second brand, Elizabeth and James, which sold sunglasses, jewelry, and bags. It reportedly slowed down operations in 2018 due to a dip in sales, Business of Fashion reported in 2019. As a result, they entered into a licensing agreement for the clothes to be sold exclusively at Kohl's.

Hilary Duff landed small parts in TV shows and made-for-TV movies before becoming known as Lizzie McGuire on the Disney Channel series of the same name.

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Hilary Duff during her "Lizzie McGuire" days.Gregg DeGuire/WireImage/Getty Images

After 65 episodes of "Lizzie McGuire" aired on Disney Channel, the 2003 "The Lizzie McGuire Movie" served as the series finale. The show made Duff a teen idol.

Duff has continued acting and is also working as a designer.

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Hilary Duff poses for photographers.Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images

Duff designed a line of glasses for Glasses USA and recently launched a line of baby clothes with Carter's.

She has continued to act, appearing in an independent movie in 2019 called "The Haunting of Sharon Tate." She's had a successful TV career, with lead roles in "Younger" and the "How I Met Your Mother" spinoff, "How I Met Your Father."

A "Lizzie McGuire" reboot began production in 2019, but stalled when the script was deemed too inappropriate for Disney Plus viewers. Duff confirmed that the show had been canceled in December.

Dakota Fanning's performance in the 2001 movie "I Am Sam" put her on the map.

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Dakota Fanning in 2002.Gregg DeGuire/WireImage/Getty Images

She was the youngest nominee in the history of the Screen Actors Guild Awards at age 8.

Fanning hasn't slowed down.

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Dakota Fanning.Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images

As well as appearing in the "Twilight" saga movies and "Ocean's Eight," she appeared in the 2019 Quentin Tarantino movie "Once Upon A Time ... In Hollywood" and starred in "The Nightingale" alongside her sister Elle in 2021.

She most recently played Marge Sherwood in "Ripley," Susan Elizabeth Ford in "The First Lady," and Sara Howard in "The Alienist."

Jodie Foster got her start on TV shows such as "The Courtship of Eddie's Father" and "The Doris Day Show."

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Jodi Foster on an episode of "The Courtship of Eddie's Father" in 1969.ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images

At 14 years old, Foster was nominated for best supporting actress for her role in the 1976 film "Taxi Driver."

She has been nominated for four Oscars, and has won two — both for best actress.

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Jodi Foster today.Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images

Foster won best actress for "The Accused" and "Silence of the Lambs." She most recently appeared in "Hotel Artemis" and "The Mauritanian."

Macaulay Culkin is best known as the mischief-making protagonist in the "Home Alone" movies.

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Macaulay Culkin in "Home Alone."Fox

The "Home Alone" movies, which came out in the 1990s, are holiday classics. Culkin was 10 when the first movie premiered.

He starred in other '90s movies, such as "My Girl" and "Richie Rich."

He took a break from acting in 1994, but returned with a few small roles in 2003, then starred in "American Horror Story" in 2021.

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Macaulay Culkin grown up.Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP

Macaulay wrote an autobiography, co-founded a pizza-themed Velvet Underground tribute band called The Pizza Underground with which he toured before they split up in 2018, and hosted a podcast called Bunny Ears.

He has continued acting as well — among his roles, he played Michael Alig in "Party Monster" in 2003, and he did voiceover work for "Robot Chicken." He also appeared in "American Horror Story," and in 2022 he appeared in two episodes of "The Righteous Gemstones."

He welcomed a son, Dakota Song Culkin, in April 2021 with Brenda Song. Us Weekly reported the couple welcomed a second child in 2022. In November 2021, Culkin made a surprise catwalk appearance at the Gucci Love Parade show on Hollywood Boulevard.

Ross Bagley worked with Will Smith on "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" in the '90s.

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Ross Bagley attends the opening party for "Circus Vargus" in 1994.Ron Galella, Ltd./Ron Galella Collection via Getty Images

He also played Buckwheat in "The Little Rascals."

Bagley has since appeared in several horror movies, but he also works as a realtor.

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Bagley in 2013.Gabriel Olsen/FilmMagic/Getty Images

He was in "Dead Ringer" and "Gnome Alone." His most recent movie was "Dead Ringer" in 2015.

According to his Instagram, he is also a realtor and DJ.

Alisan Porter rose to fame as Curly Sue in the 1991 movie of the same name.

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Alisan Porter as Curly Sue.Warner Bros. Pictures

Porter won "Star Search" when she was 5 years old. In addition to "Curly Sue," she appeared on "The Golden Girls" and in a TV movie called "When You Remember Me."

Porter won season 10 of "The Voice" after years away from the spotlight.

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Alisan Porter on "The Voice."NBC

Porter headlined a show in Las Vegas called "The Voice: Neon Dreams" after her victory on Christina Aguilera's team.

She previously ran a blog with business partner Celia Behar called Lil' Mamas.

Amanda Bynes' comedy skills helped her land her own show when she was 13 years old.

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Amanda Bynes at the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards.Steve Granitz Archive/WireImage/Getty Images

She won a Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Award for "The Amanda Show" when she was 15.

Bynes has been on a hiatus from acting since 2010.

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Amanda Bynes at the MTV Movie Awards.Frank Trapper/Corbis via Getty Images

After a slew of successful movies including "What A Girl Wants," "Hairspray," "She's the Man," and "Easy A," Bynes took a break from acting due to struggles with substance abuse and mental health issues.

She earned an associate degree in Merchandise Product Development from the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in 2018 and told Paper magazine that she wants to return to acting.

In March, Bynes was hospitalized for 72 hours after she reportedly recognized she was coming down from a psychotic episode and called 911 on herself.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt got his start on shows such as "Family Ties" and "Quantum Leap" before his breakout role in "10 Things I Hate About You."

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt in 1994.Jean Krettler/ABC via Getty Images

He took a brief break from acting to attend Columbia University, but later dropped out to return to show business.

He continues to act and runs hitRECord, an online production company.

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt at Comedy Central Roast Of Bruce Willis in 2018.Faye Sadou/MediaPunch /IPX/AP

In recent years, Gordon-Levitt played the titular role of Edward Snowden in "Snowden," appeared in the comedy "The Night Before," and played Richard Schultz in "The Trial of the Chicago 7."

He most recently voiced Jiminy Cricket in "Pinocchio" and starred in the film "Flora and Son."

Jaleel White started playing Steve Urkel on "Family Matters" in 1988 when he was 12 years old.

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Jaleel White in 1990.Fotos International/Archive Photos via Getty Images

Steve Urkel was only supposed to be on one episode of "Family Matters," but White ended up playing him for nine seasons due to the character's popularity.

He's continued acting, appearing in numerous television shows and movies such as "Dreamgirls."

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Jaleel White in 2019.Michael Tullberg/Getty Images

Recent television appearances include "Raven's Home," "The Big Show Show," and "Fresh Off the Boat." He also starred in the 2022 film "The Greatest Inheritance."

Carrie Henn played Newt in the 1986 movie "Aliens."

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Carrie Henn in "Aliens."20th Century Fox

Henn was 9 years old when she was cast as space orphan Newt in "Aliens," and had no prior acting experience. She won a Saturn Award for best performance by a younger actor.

Henn left acting and became a teacher.

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Carrie Henn at Comic-Con International 2016.John Sciulli/Getty Images for WIRED

She made an appearance at the Comic Con 30th Anniversary panel for "Aliens" in 2016, with fellow cast members Sigourney Weaver and Bill Paxton, but has otherwise stayed out of the limelight.

Mara Wilson played the titular character in "Matilda" in 1996.

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Mara Wilson in "Matilda."TriStar Pictures

Wilson was just 6 years old when she made her on-screen debut in "Mrs. Doubtfire" in 1993.

Wilson took a break from acting to focus on a career as an author and journalist, but continues to do voiceover work and make small cameos.

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Mara Wilson attends the 9th Annual Shorty Awards in 2017.Jason Kempin/Getty Images for Shorty Awards

Wilson published a memoir called "Where Am I Now?: True Stories of Girlhood and Accidental Fame," wrote a play called "Sheeple," and has had bylines in various publications.

In 2021, she wrote an essay for The New York Times about the dangers of being a child star. As Insider's Zac Ntim reported, she wrote about her experiences of being sexualized by the media as a child, and she voiced her support for Britney Spears following FX's popular "Framing Britney Spears" documentary.

She has also lent her voice to characters in "BoJack Horseman" and "Big Hero 6: The Series."

Cali and Noelle Sheldon took turns playing Ross and Rachel's baby, Emma, on "Friends."

Noelle and Cali Sheldon on "Friends" set with Aniston and guest-star Christina Applegate.
On set with Jennifer Aniston and guest star Christina Applegate.NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty Images via Getty Images

One twin would appear on camera while the other napped.

"All of the cast were super nice to us, they treated us all like little princesses and when we had holidays and stuff, they'd give us little Christmas gifts," Cali previously told Insider.

They most recently played twins named Becca and Lindsey in Jordan Peele's movie "Us."

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Cali and Noelle Sheldon at the premiere of horror film, "Us."Jean Baptiste Lacroix/WireImage

"'Us' was an awesome experience for us because we go to meet all really influential people and obviously you can actually really remember that, so it was cool to be on the set of a real movie," Cali previously told Insider.

Lindsay Lohan's performance in "The Parent Trap" cemented her as a Hollywood mainstay.

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Lindsay Lohan attends the premiere of "The Parent Trap" on July 21, 1998.Rose Prouser/Reuters

She went on to star in favorites such as "Life Size," "Freaky Friday," and "Mean Girls."

After largely disappearing from the spotlight during the 2010s, she signed a deal with Netflix to appear in two new movies.

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Lindsay Lohan.KGC-03/STAR MAX/IPx

Lohan also enjoyed a successful music career with her debut album, "Speak," going platinum.

She was frequently photographed at nightclubs with Paris Hilton and Britney Spears, a group that became known as the "Holy Trinity."

Lohan took a break from acting in the 2010s, moving abroad and opening beach clubs in Mykonos and Rhodes. In 2019, she spoke to Variety for an article titled "Lindsay Lohan Wants You to Forget Her Past."

"The first time I was in a tabloid, I was like, 'Oh, my God, I feel like Britney Spears!' because she was in a tabloid and I felt cool," she said. "Little did I know what would happen from there."

In 2022, she signed a deal with Netflix to appear in two new movies. The first movie, "Falling for Christmas," premiered in December.

She gave birth to her first child with husband Bader Shammas in July 2023.

Scarlett Johansson booked her first acting job at 9 years old.

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Scarlett Johansson at the 12th Annual IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards.Jim Smeal/Ron Galella Collection via Getty Images

In 1994, she played Laura Nelson in "North" alongside Elijah Wood.

Johansson starred in "The Avengers" movies, including her own spin-off, "Black Widow."

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Scarlett Johansson arrives at the Oscars.Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP

She was the highest-paid actress in 2019, earning $56 million, according to Forbes.

At the 2020 Oscars, she was nominated for best actress in "Marriage Story" and best supporting actress in "JoJo Rabbit," joining just a handful of actors who have been nominated twice in the same year.

Quvenzhané Wallis was 9 years old when she was nominated for best actress for "Beasts of the Southern Wild" in 2013.

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Quvenzhané Wallis.Jason Merritt/Getty Images

Wallis holds the record for youngest best actress nominee in history. 

Wallis went on to play the titular role in a 2014 film adaptation of "Annie" and star as Kyra in "Black-ish."

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Quvenzhané Wallis in 2023.Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images

She currently stars in "Swagger," a TV series based on Kevin Durant's experience playing youth basketball in the Amateur Athletic Union.

Wallis also made a cameo in Beyoncé's music video for "All Night" in 2016.

After a few small television parts, Kirsten Dunst landed roles alongside some of Hollywood's biggest names.

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Kirsten Dunst in 1995.Globe Photos/MediaPunch/IPX/AP

She played Claudia in "Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles" in 1994 with Brad Pitt and Tom Cruise when she was 11 years old. A year later, she played Judy Shepherd in "Jumanji" with Robin Williams.

She's since appeared in iconic movies such as "Spider-Man," "Bring It On," and "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind."

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Kirsten Dunst in 2017.David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images

She most recently starred in "The Power of the Dog," a thriller based on a book by Thomas Savage, in 2021. She earned an Oscar nomination for the role.

Her husband, Jesse Plemons, also earned an Oscar nod for his part in the film — in fact, they made history as one of two real-life couples to be nominated in the acting categories in the same year, alongside Javier Bardem and Penélope Cruz.

Alyson and Amanda Michalka were known as "Aly & AJ" on the Disney Channel in the mid-2000s.

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Alyson Michalka and Amanda Michalka of Aly & AJ in 2004.Lee Celano/WireImage/Getty Images

Aly & AJ released their albums "Into the Rush" in 2005 and "Insomniatic" in 2007. They starred together in the Disney Channel original movie "Cow Belles" as well as "Super Sweet 16: The Movie."

Aly also acted in the Disney Channel series "Phil of the Future" from 2004 to 2006.

Both continue to enjoy acting careers, and they still make music together.

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Aly Michalka and AJ Michalka in 2020.Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Spotify

Aly most recently starred in the TV movie "Sand Dollar Cove," and an episode of "The Good Doctor" alongside AJ. AJ is currently voicing Catra in "She-Ra and the Princesses of Power" as well as holding roles in "Schooled" and "The Goldbergs."

After briefly changing their band name and releasing music as 78Violet, they returned to their roots as Aly & AJ in 2017 with their EP "Ten Years," and their 2019 EP, "Sanctuary." They released their fifth studio album, "With Love From," in March 2023.

Elijah Wood starred in "North" in 1994.

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Director Rob Reiner with Elijah Wood.AP

His first movie role was "Video Game Boy" in "Back to the Future II."

He's best known for portraying Frodo Baggins in the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy.

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Elijah Wood.Eric Charbonneau/Invision for Warner Bros./AP Images

He and Daniel Radcliffe are often mistaken for each other. His recent acting work includes roles in "Star Wars Resistance," "Drunk History," and "Come to Daddy." He also appeared in an episode of "Yellowjackets" in 2023.

Ben Savage rose to fame as Cory Matthews on the '90s sitcom "Boy Meets World."

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BOY MEETS WORLD - Gallery - Shoot Date: August 13, 1993.ABC Photo Archives/Disney General Entertainment Content via Getty Images

Savage reprised his role in the "Boy Meets World" spinoff, "Girl Meets World," from 2014 to 2017.

Savage is currently running for Congress.

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Ben Savage in 2018.Dia Dipasupil/New York Daily News/Tribune News Service via Getty Images

Savage is running to represent California's 30th Congressional District in the House of Representatives.

"I'm running for Congress because it's time to restore faith in government by offering reasonable, innovative and compassionate solutions to our country's most pressing issues," Savage wrote on Instagram.

He previously ran for West Hollywood City Council in 2022, The Huffington Post reported.

Savage last acted in "Girl in the Shed: The Kidnapping of Abby Hernandez" in 2022 and the 2020 Hallmark movie "Love, Lights, Hanukkah!"

Chloë Grace Moretz got her start in horror films like "The Amityville Horror" and "The Eye."

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Chloë Grace Moretz in "The Amityville Horror."MGM Distribution Co.

Moretz also appeared on TV shows such as "My Name is Earl" and "Desperate Housewives."

She has continued working on horror films, most notably playing the titular character in the 2013 remake of "Carrie," as well as other projects.

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She most recently voiced the titular character in the Netflix animated series "Nimona." She has also starred in films such as "If I Stay," "The Miseducation of Cameron Post," and "Greta," and TV shows including "The Peripheral."

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