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There are a bunch of child stars who grew up and became really creepy, but this list takes it a step further. These are the child stars who grew up to be creepy, because these days, they look like Muppets. That's right, these once adorable famous children now look like something Jim Henson created. From Boy Meets World's Topanga and The Partridge Family's Danny Bonaduce... to Miss Piggy and Beaker. These funny looking washed up child actors can now add "Muppet Doppelgänger" to their resumes, right next to "has-been."

What celebrity children became weird looking adults? There are plenty of odd looking celebrities out there and this list of former child stars who now look like Muppets chronicles some of the specifically tragic cases of pre-pubescent cuteness gone awry.
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Jake Lloyd


Jake Lloyd is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Child Stars Who Grew Up to Look Like Muppets
Photo: Dwight Stanley/The Muppets/Wikimedia Commons/Facebook/Public Domain
Young Anakin in Star Wars: Episode 1 was played by Jake Lloyd. Lloyd scared us all with his horrible acting in Phantom Menace, we didn't even buy him as a human being, and now he scares us with his... well, with his face.

Lloyd looks a lot like Animal. Animal the Muppet is adorable... he's weird, he's hairy, he bangs drums, but the reason he's cute is mostly because he's not real... he doesn't even look like anything that could remotely be considered real - except Jake Lloyd. So they have that in common.

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Age: 26

Birthplace: Fort Collins, Colorado, United States of America

Profession: Actor

Credits: Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, Jingle All the Way, Race to Space, Unhook the Stars, Madison, + more

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Jonathan Lipnicki


Jonathan Lipnicki is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Child Stars Who Grew Up to Look Like Muppets
Photo: s_bukley/Sesame Street/Shutterstock/Facebook
Jonathan Lipnicki is the kid from Jerry Maguire who said "f**k". He grew up to look like Bert... from Bert and Ernie. This kid was cute when he was little but now he looks like a mean, uptight, (possibly closeted) Muppet.

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Age: 26

Birthplace: Westlake Village, California, United States of America

Profession: Film Producer, Actor

Credits: Jerry Maguire^! Stuart Little^! Stuart Little 2^! The Little Vampire

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Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Child Stars Who Grew Up to Look Like Muppets
Photo:  Everett Collection/The Dark Crystal/Shutterstock
When the Olsen Twins were Michelle Tanner on "Full House," everyone thought they were incredibly cute when they'd say "you got it dude," then there was the countdown till when they were legal... but we're not sure why. It's has to because they're billionaires, because the truth of the matter is Mary-Kate and Ashley look like Gelflings. They are the spitting image of the weird elf creatures in Dark Crystal. It's creepy.

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Birthplace: Sherman Oaks

Profession: Singer, Writer, Businessperson, Entertainer

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#48 on The Greatest Former Child Stars

#95 on The Best Duos of All Time

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Macaulay Culkin


Macaulay Culkin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Child Stars Who Grew Up to Look Like Muppets
Photo:  Party Monster/Sesame Street/Facebook
This picture is taken from a move called Party Monster, in which child star Macaulay Culkin plays real life "club kid" Michael Alig.

Bright yellow feathers aside, Culkin and Big Bird have similar facial features. The heavy lidded eyes, the pointy beaks, and for some reason Big Bird always looks a little suicidal and we all know Culkin has every reason to want to jump off a bridge.

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Age: 36

Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Child Actor, Actor, Voice acting

Credits: Home Alone, Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, Ri¢hie Ri¢h, My Girl

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#44 on The Greatest Former Child Stars

#17 on Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell

#67 on The Best Short Actors

#62 on The Greatest '90s Teen Stars

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