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New Moon's Cameron Bright Grows Up

March 15, 2010

It's all roses, electric sunshine and eye-popping paydays at the beginning. But growing up can be a particularly challenging process for those statistically high-risk human beings called "child actors."

Once the dimples turn to pimples, one's entire relationship to the universe reverses polarity, leaving some pint-sized thespians in a state of perpetual existential angst.

Cameron Bright is 17, which means he's currently floating above the abyss, but the Victoria native who made significant waves with his bathtub scene opposite Nicole Kidman in Birth, and donned amber contacts as vampire aristocracy in New Moon, is decidedly grounded.

"I'm at home on Vancouver Island, doing what any other 17-year-old kid would be doing: hanging out with friends, watching TV, going out. . . . I'm no different than anyone else my age." Read More