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10 Child Stars Who Grew Up Just Fine


Drew Barrymore is a successful writer, director, actress, producer and mom today, but she had some bumps in the road when she was younger. © David Buchan/Getty Images
Drew Barrymore is a successful writer, director, actress, producer and mom today, but she had some bumps in the road when she was younger. © David Buchan/Getty Images

Dana Plato. Mackenzie Phillips. The Coreys. Lindsay Lohan. We could go on -- it's pretty easy to come up with a list of former child stars who didn't gracefully make their way into adulthood; most of their stories are more sad than scandal. And then there's the child stars gone bad-then-good, such as Drew Barrymore. Former kid stars who grew up without incident, well, they're out there -- you just have to look for them because their faces aren't in the tabloids (or mugshots). Let's kick things off with a child star who wanted nothing more than a Red Ryder BB gun for Christmas.