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

In 2008, Ringwald starred in The Secret Life of the American Teenager as the mother of the main character, which ran for five seasons. She later released a jazz record called Except Sometimes. In 2019, Ringwald, who is fluent in French, debuted as a translator, translating the French novel Lie With Me by Philippe Besson into English.

Donny Osmond

Donny Osmond was one of the biggest teen idols of the '70s. He rose to fame in the 1960s as part of The Osmonds with his four elder brothers. After Osmond moved on to a solo career, he became even more popular. He and his sister, Marie, hosted the popular variety series Donny & Marie from 1976 to 1979.


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The More You Know

  • Morgan Freeman has a private pilot’s license, which he earned at the age of 65!
  • Dr. Ruth Westheimer is best known as a TV sex therapist—but she’s also a trained sniper.
  • Matthew Broderick was convicted of careless driving in a car accident in which two people died.
  • 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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