Person The 40 Ugliest Former Child Actors

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List Rules Upvote the child TV and movie stars who grew up the ugliest.

Some of the cutest child actors grow up to be some ugly adults. Some of these ugly former child stars were unfortunate enough to go through puberty in front of a camera, and many never recovered even a modicum of their cuteness. While their stumbling trips into adulthood didn't stop some of them from achieving big-time success and/or smoking hot spouses (Ron Howard, I'm talking to you), the fact remains that while these poor folks were cute actors as kids, they still turned into some of the ugliest actors as adults. 

As if it's not bad enough to talk about how some of these actors and actresses used to be among the greatest child actors ever, some of them are even child stars who grew up to look like Muppets, and now they "grace" the list of child actors who grew up ugly. And they're rich. Most of them made more money before they lost their virginity than you'll make your whole life. Remember that. It buys happiness and the freedom to not care what you think, person on the Internet.

If this list of formerly cute young actors bums you out, swing by the list of before and after pictures of your childhood crushes to get back in the sexy groove. There's a couple of zonks on the list, but it's a generally pleasing collection of hot former child stars.
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Jonathan Lipnicki is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The 40 Ugliest Former Child Actors
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38 people just voted on Jonathan Lipnicki


Jerry Maguire

A RANKER USER SAID: "he has a nice body, but he still has that child like face...kinda freaks me out a bit! My solution would be to put a bag over his head so I don't get grossed out."(join the conversation)

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Age: 25

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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#172 on The Greatest Former Child Stars

#53 on Famous People Named John

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Josh Saviano is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The 40 Ugliest Former Child Actors
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21 people just voted on Josh Saviano


The Wonder YearsA RANKER USER SAID: "Why does everyone think that Marilyn Manson was Paul in the Wonder Years? was this a rumor or...? (Last time I checked Paul from the Wonder Years was played by Josh Saviano)"(join the conversation)

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Age: 39

Birthplace: USA, White Plains, New York

Profession: Actor, Lawyer

Credits: The Wonder Years, Camp Cucamonga, The Wrong Guys, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

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#16 on Famous People Named Josh or Joshua

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Frankie Muniz is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The 40 Ugliest Former Child Actors
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40 people just voted on Frankie Muniz


Malcolm In The Middle
 
A RANKER USER SAID: "I always thought that Frankie Muniz was never very cute. And now with his hair like that he is still not cute. But I had heard he was worth a lot of money so he is very successful."(join the conversation)

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Age: 30

Birthplace: Wood-Ridge, New Jersey, United States of America

Profession: Race car driver, Television producer, Musician, Film Producer Screenwriter, + more

Credits: Malcolm in the Middle, My Dog Skip, Big Fat Liar, Agent Cody Banks

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#166 on The Greatest Former Child Stars

#74 on The Best Short Actors

#725 on Celebrity Death Pool 2016

#10 on America's Worst Ex Boyfriends

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Haley Joel Osment is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The 40 Ugliest Former Child Actors
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40 people just voted on Haley Joel Osment


The Sixth Sense, A.I.

A RANKER USER SAID: "Haley Joel Osment should have won an Oscar. But in a moronic country that idolizes the worthless Kardashians and Paris Hilton, and judges people on looks instead of talent, I don't expect much. No wonder I prefer British movies."(join the conversation)

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Age: 27

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Profession: Actor

Credits: The Sixth Sense^! A.I. Artificial Intelligence^! Pay It Forward^! Secondhand Lions

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#1732 on The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

#79 on The Greatest Former Child Stars

#104 on The Greatest '90s Teen Stars

#74 on Who Is America's Boyfriend in 2016?

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Mayim Bialik is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The 40 Ugliest Former Child Actors
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Blossom
 
A RANKER USER SAID: "Mayim Bialik I think looked better on Blossom than she does now. She fits the role that she plays in The Big Bang Theory quite well and does an excellent job on that. I used to love watching Blossom. Did you know that her first acting job was Pumpkinhead in 1988?"(join the conversation)

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Age: 40

Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States of America

Profession: Researcher, Author, Actor, Voice acting

Credits: The Big Bang Theory, Blossom, Beaches, Pumpkinhead

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#829 on The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

#15 on The Best Actresses Who've Never Won an Emmy (for Acting)

#62 on The Greatest Former Child Stars

#98 on Who Was America's Girlfriend in 2015?

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Mara Wilson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The 40 Ugliest Former Child Actors
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6 people just voted on Mara Wilson


Matilda, Mrs. Doubtfire
 
A RANKER USER SAID: "She's not what I'd consider ugly, but then I do like red heads. Unlike a lot of other actresses Mara doesn't wear necklaces and jewelry because of an allergy to nickel. Regardless she's still beautiful"(join the conversation)

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Age: 28

Birthplace: USA, California

Profession: Actor, Voice acting, Singer, Writer Playwright

Credits: Matilda, Mrs. Doubtfire, Miracle on 34th Street, A Simple Wish

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#406 on The Best Actresses in Film History

#871 on The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

#81 on The Greatest Former Child Stars

#230 on 300+ Famous People Who Went to Prep School

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Dustin Diamond is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The 40 Ugliest Former Child Actors
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5 people just voted on Dustin Diamond


Saved by the Bell

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Age: 38

Birthplace: San Jose, California, United States of America

Profession: Comedian, Musician, Actor, Film Director

Credits: Saved by the Bell, Saved by the Bell: The College Years, Saved by the Bell: The New Class, Saved by the Bell: Wedding in Las Vegas

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#36 on The Biggest Douchebags in Hollywood

#61 on Annoying Celebrities Who Should Just Go Away Already

#15 on People You Want South Park to Make Fun of

#21 on Celebrities Who Just Seem Crazy to You

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Fred Savage is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The 40 Ugliest Former Child Actors
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The Wonder Years
 
A RANKER USER SAID: "I was surprised that Fred Savage made the list. He was a cute kid in The Wonder years and even now he does not look that bad. He was always a great actor and is very successful with producing and directing."(join the conversation)

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Age: 39

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Profession: Television director, Television producer, Actor

Credits: The Wonder Years, The Princess Bride, Austin Powers in Goldmember, Little Monsters

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#1675 on The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

#33 on The Greatest Former Child Stars

#108 on The Best TV Actors of All-Time

#54 on The Greatest '90s Teen Stars

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