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5 Child Stars All Glowed Up 

These kid actors have come so far.


While the Drake and Josh star certainly has changed, his sense of humor has remained the "cooliest." 

Josh Peck


Peck regularly pokes fun at his past self on TikTok and currently acts in the Disney+ series Turner & Hooch.

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As a kid, the English actor appeared in Son of Rambow and The Chronicles Of Narnia: The Voyage Of The Dawn Treader

Will Poulter

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Fans have been flipping out over his galactic glow-up as he transforms into a Marvel man for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3. 

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In Akeelah and the Bee, Palmer spelled, double-dutched and marched her way into our hearts. 

Keke Palmer

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To anyone who may still be sleeping on Palmer’s star power, all we have to say is, “You know it’s your girl!”

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We had to do a double take when we saw Jamie Lynn Spears’ character’s little brother years after Zoey 101.

Paul Butcher


Butcher said he’d never do a reboot but is open to Dustin 101. If you want more of his abtastic content in the meantime, he posts regularly on TikTok and Instagram.

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For over a decade, Winter played nerdy sister Alex Dunphy on Modern Family.

Ariel Winter

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In real life, Winter has both beauty and brains. She’s gone on to rack up voice acting credits in shows like Phineas and Ferb and Sofia the First

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