These '70s and '80s Child Stars Look Nothing Like You Remember

How well do you know what happened to these child actors from the '70s and '80s? While some went on to achieve success in Hollywood, others crashed and burned. Where did your favorite child stars end up?

Jodie Foster

Jodie Foster began acting in television commercials at the age of three. When Foster was twelve years old, she was cast by Martin Scorsese as Iris, the child escort in Taxi Driver. Although the Los Angeles Welfare Board initially opposed her appearance in the film, she was eventually approved to work on set.


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The More You Know

  • Jennifer Lopez was the first actress to have a movie and an album hit number one in the same week.
  • Before he was a star, Harrison Ford was a carpenter. He landed the role of Han Solo in the original Star Wars film. “I was quite surprised when I was offered the part,” Ford later said.
  • Denzel Washington's finger falls out of place from time to time.
  • At 10 years old and while still in elementary school, Warren Buffett started having lunch meetings with a New York Stock Exchange member. He bought his first stock at age 11. Today, he’s worth $80 billion.
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