We looked at the child stars turned into scandalous hollywood femmes, but that’s only one half picture. Today’s eye candy takes you through a tour of all those cute little youngsters turned into leading men.
We looked at the child stars turned into scandalous hollywood femmes, but that's only one half picture. Today's eye candy takes you through a tour of all those cute little youngsters turned into leading men.
Did you know that Hollywood's favorite crush, Ryan Gosling, was a part of The Mickey Mouse Club in the '90s. Of course, nowadays, he's a top talent in movies like Crazy Stupid Love and Drive.
Joseph Gordon Levitt
Remember that long-haired kid (who played an old alien in a young persons body) from the John Lithgow TV show, Third Rock from the Sun? Well, he's all grown up now, and already becoming a familiar face in movies like Inception, Premium Rush, and The Dark Knight Rises.
Neil Patrick Harris
NPH became a household name before he hit puberty as Doogie Howser MD, a show about a adolescent genius well on track to becoming a doctor. Today, Harris is a staple of the Harold and Kumar franchise and a hilarious heterosexual on How I Met Your Mother.
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This Transformers star got his start as Louis Stevens on Disney's Even Stevens.
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Way before he scored a role in Twilight, young Lautner was the title character in Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3-D. By the time he turned 18, Taylor seemed to realize his potential and put on 30 pounds of beefy man parts for New Moon.
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Jaleel made it famous by playing up every stereotype of geeky/nerdy kids possible as Urkel on Family Matters.
The latest actor to portray Batman on the big screen, Christian Bale hit it big when he was 13-years-old in Empire of the Sun. The success of that early role was so out of control he originally wanted to quit acting. Fans are glad that didn't happen.
Naturally, Master P's son has been in the entertainment game since he was 5-years-old. Today, Romeo's 23 years old and routinely showing off his charming smile and six pack in movies like Madea's Witness Protection.
A pop icon that needs no introduction doesn't happen overnight. In Usher's case, he's a phenom that's been in the making since he was 11-years-old, with a R&B group called Nu Beginnings.
LL Cool J
Mama said knock you out!! 16-year-old rapper and hip hop pioneer, LL Cool J went platinum with his 1985 album Radio. The rest is history.
Super dimples, Mario Lopez, rose to fame as AC Slater on the hit TV show, Saved by the Bell at 16. Since then, he's seems to have avoided aging and has become a familiar face on TV.
After years of playing the adorable Richie Crawford on Family Matters, his curly mop top stays frozen in your mind. Unless you've caught Bryton on The Young and the Restless and The Vampire Diaries.
Disney Club alumni with the likes of Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera, Timberlake went on to lead one of the most successful boy bands ever, a stellar solo career and is well on his way to becoming a bona fide movie star.
Today's hip hop is nearly synonymous with Lil Wayne, a road he's been paving since the then, 9-year-old Carter signed to Cash Money Records.
Younger brother of Tia and Tamera, Tahj starred in his own show, Smart Guy, when he was 11-years-old and thanks to numerous other cute kid roles, he can probably retire. More recently, you can see him in the TV show, Baby Daddy.
Rick got his start on Silver Spoons and dropped off the map for years until resurfacing as a detective on NYPD Blue.
23-year-old Corbin Bleu has been singing and dancing (High School Musical) his way into the hearts of millions but before he was a heartthrob, he starred in Galaxy Quest.
Joaquin scored big in the critically acclaimed portrayal of Johnny Cash in Walk the Line. He got his start before age ten in a couple films made in the early '80s with older brother, River Phoenix.
A-list actor, Leonardo DiCaprio got his start in the '90s with bit parts in shows like Roseanne and Growing Pains.
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