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List of famous child actors, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top child actors in the world? This includes the most prominent child actors, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable child actors is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic child actors were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned child actors.

This list has everything from Tony Blankley to Steve Marriott.

From reputable, prominent, and well known child actors to the lesser known child actors of today, these are some of the best professionals in the child actor field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous child actors ever?" and "What are the names of famous child actors?" then you're in the right place. (697 items)
Macaulay Culkin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Child Actors
Macaulay Carson Culkin (born August 26, 1980) is an American actor and musician who began his career as a child actor. He is best known for his role as Kevin McCallister in the Christmas films ...more

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Jessica Lucas is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Child Actors
Jessica Lucas (born September 24, 1985) is a Canadian actress and singer. She is known for her roles in television, such as Edgemont, Melrose Place, Cult, and Gotham, and in the films The ...more

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Corey Feldman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Child Actors
Corey Scott Feldman (born July 16, 1971) is an American actor, voice actor, and singer. He became well known during the 1980s, with roles as a youth in films such as Gremlins (1984), The Goonies ...more

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Brian Bonsall is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Child Actors
Brian Eric Bonsall (born December 3, 1981) is an American rock musician, singer, guitarist and former child actor. He is perhaps best known for his roles as Andrew "Andy" Keaton, the ...more

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Candace Cameron-Bure is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Child Actors
Candace Cameron Bure (; born Candace Helaine Cameron; April 6, 1976) is an American actress, producer, author, and talk show panelist. She is known for her role as D.J. Tanner on Full House, ...more

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Stefanie Scott is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Child Actors
Stefanie Noelle Scott (born December 6, 1996) is an American actress and singer. Scott is best known for her roles as Quinn Brenner in the film Insidious: Chapter 3, Dana Tressler in the film ...more
Kiernan Shipka is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Child Actors
Kiernan Brennan Shipka (born November 10, 1999) is an American actress known for starring as Sabrina Spellman on the Netflix supernatural horror series Chilling Adventures of Sabrina ...more

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Danielle Harris is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Child Actors
Danielle Andrea Harris (born June 1, 1977) is an American actress, voice actress, and film director. She is known as a "scream queen" for her roles in multiple horror films, including ...more
Sherry Jackson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Child Actors
Sherry D. Jackson (born February 15, 1942) is a retired American actress and former child star.
Bailee Madison is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Child Actors
Bailee Madison (born October 15, 1999) is an American actress. She first gained acclaim for her role as May Belle Aarons in the fantasy drama film Bridge to Terabithia (2007). Madison received ...more

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Dylan Sprouse is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Child Actors
Lukas Haas is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Child Actors
Lukas Daniel Haas (born April 16, 1976) is an American actor and musician. His acting career has spanned four decades, during which he has appeared in more than 50 feature films and a number of ...more

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Cole Sprouse is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Child Actors
Tony Blankley is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Child Actors
Anthony David "Tony" Blankley (January 21, 1948 – January 7, 2012) was an American political analyst who gained fame as the press secretary for Newt Gingrich, the first Republican ...more
Jonathan Ke Quan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Child Actors
Jonathan Luke Ke Huy Quan (Chinese: 關繼威; pinyin: Guān Jìwēi; Vietnamese: Quan Kế Huy; Cantonese: Gwāan Gaiwāi; born August 20, 1971) is a Vietnamese-American actor and stunt choreographer ...more
Nicola Stapleton is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Child Actors
Nicola Kathleen Stapleton (born 9 August 1974 in Elephant and Castle, London) is an English actress. She is best known for her roles in EastEnders as Mandy Salter and Emmerdale as Danielle ...more
Bradley Steven Perry is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Child Actors
Bradley Steven Perry (born November 23, 1998) is an American actor. He is known for his role as Gabe Duncan on the Disney Channel family sitcom Good Luck Charlie, and for his role as Roger ...more
Quvenzhané Wallis... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Child Actors
Quvenzhané Wallis (born August 28, 2003) is an American actress, model, and singer. She is known for her role as Hushpuppy in the critically acclaimed drama film Beasts of the Southern ...more

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Skai Jackson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Child Actors
Skai Jackson (born April 8, 2002) is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Zuri Ross in the Disney Channel sitcom Jessie.

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Mia Talerico is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Child Actors
Mia Talerico
Mia Talerico (born 2008) is an American actress. She plays Charlotte "Charlie" Duncan, the title character of the Disney Channel sitcom Good Luck Charlie. The series premiered April ...more

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Eulala Grace Scheel is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Child Actors
Eulala Grace Scheel
Eulala Grace Scheel is a child actress and the daughter of actress Marcia Gay Harden and Thaddeus Scheel.
Darla Hood is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Child Actors
Darla Jean Hood (November 8, 1931 – June 13, 1979) was an American child actress, best known as the leading lady in the Our Gang series from 1935 to 1941. She was born in Leedey, Oklahoma, the ...more
Justin Henry is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Child Actors
Justin Henry (born May 25, 1971) is an American actor, known for playing the object of the titular custody battle in the 1979 film Kramer vs. Kramer, a debut role that earned him a nomination ...more

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Joey King is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Child Actors
Joey Lynn King (born July 30, 1999) is an American actress. She gained recognition portraying Ramona Quimby in the family comedy film Ramona and Beezus (2010), an adaptation of Beverly Cleary's ...more

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Jane Withers is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Child Actors
Jane Withers (born April 12, 1926) is an American actress, model, and singer. Beginning a prolific career as a child actress at the age of 3, Withers is a Young Artist Award–Former Child Star ...more