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11 Top Child Stars Who Transitioned From TV To The A-List

June 24, 2013

When we look back over the last 30 years of performers some of the current most well-known A-list actors didn’t get their start because of a big break in a blockbuster film. Instead the likes of Justin Timblerlake, Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera, Ryan Gosling, Leonardo DiCaprio, and many others got their start on television.

While Disney’s The Mickey Mouse Club was by far the biggest creator of talent from the 1970s through the 1990s, other shows also helped launch the careers of A-List actors. Remember Leonardo DiCaprio on Growing Pains? How about Ron Howard on The Andy Griffith Show. Read More

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