December 02, 2002 12:00 PM

How Life Has Changed for Potter Kids

Remember life before Harry Potter? Just imagine, then, what it must feel like to be the four child stars—Daniel Radcliffe (Harry), Rupert Grint (Ron), Emma Watson (Hermione) and Tom Felton (Draco)—who portray the books’ now-iconic characters in the movies. As the second film installment, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, breaks records, find out what the young actors have to say about their lives in the Age of Harry.

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Singer-actress Eve (left) won awards in grade school for her creative writing. Director Robert Altman (M*A*S*H) was a bomber pilot during World War II. Actress Annabeth Gish (The X-Files) studied poetry at Duke University and graduated cum laude in English. Find out more about these celebrities and hundreds of others in our photo-filled PEOPLE Profiles.

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Acting lessons for poor kids 22.0%

Antishoplifting announcement 39.7%

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