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

Foster transitioned into adult roles in the 1980s and '90s, earning critical acclaim for her performances in The Accused and The Silence of the Lambs, the later of which became one of the most successful films of 1991. These days, Foster is focusing more on directing rather than acting.

Molly Ringwald

In 1979, after appearing on Diff'rent Strokes, Molly Ringwald was cast on the spin-off The Facts of Life, where she played perky feminist student Molly Parker. Ringwald was let go after the first season, but she rose to stardom as a member of the Brat Pack in the 1980s, due to her performances in Sixteen CandlesThe Breakfast Club, and Pretty in Pink.


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The More You Know

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  • Before Taylor Lautner was a vampire, he was a junior world karate champion for several years running.
  • Cameron Diaz and Snoop Dogg went to high school together. She claims he sold her weed.
  • Plenty of celebrities have strange habits and even phobias but One Direction singer Liam Payne might take the cake: he’s afraid of spoons… specifically used, dirty spoons.
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