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    Fay McKenzie 1918 - still living

    Brooke Shields is an American actress, model and former child star. Initially a child model, Shields gained critical acclaim for her leading role in Louis Malle's controversial film Pretty Baby (1978), in which she played a child prostitute in New Orleans. The role garnered Shields widespread notoriety, and she continued to model into her late teenage years and starred in several dramas in the 1980s, including The Blue Lagoon (1980), and Franco Zeffirelli's Endless Love (1981)

    Peggy Ann Garner was an American actress. A successful child actress, Garner played her first film role in 1938 and won the Academy Juvenile Award for her work in A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1945). Featured roles in such films as Black Widow (1954) did not further her attempts to establish herself in mature film roles, and although she progressed to theatrical work, she made relatively few acting appearances as an adult

    Linda Blair is an American actress. From the age of five, Linda had to get used to the spotlight, first as a child model and then as an actress, when out of 600 applicants she was picked for the role of Regan, the possessed child, in The Exorcist (1973), for which she was nominated for an Academy Award and won a Golden Globe. She reprised her role in Exorcist II: The Heretic (1977)

    Luke Halpin began a prolific career as a child actor at the age of eight. Halpin is perhaps best known for his role as Sandy Ricks in the feature films Flipper and Flipper's New Adventure, as well as for reprising his role for the television series adaptation, also titled Flipper

    Margaret O'Brien is an American film, television and stage actress. Beginning a prolific career as child actress in features films at the age of four, O'Brien became one of the most popular child stars in cinema history, and was honored with a Juvenile Academy Award as the outstanding child actress of 1944. In her later career, she appeared on television, on stage, and in supporting film roles.

    Jean Darling 1922 - still living Jean's personal website: 1931

    Melissa Gilbert began her career as a child actress in the late 1960s appearing in numerous commercials and guest starring roles on television. From 1974 to 1984, she starred as Laura Ingalls Wilder on the NBC series Little House on the Prairie. During the run of Little House, Gilbert appeared in several popular television films, including The Diary of Anne Frank and The Miracle Worker. As an adult, she continued with guest starring roles on television and has done voice work for animated series

    Jodie Foster is an American actress, film director, and producer. Foster made nearly 50 film and television appearances before she attended college. She began her career at age three as a Coppertone girl in a television commercial, and her first significant role came in 1976 as a child prostitute in Taxi Driver, for which she received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress

    Evelyn Rudie was a child actress, who appeared in 20 movies and TV shows between 1955 and 1963, but she is probably best remembered for her role in the 1958 movie The Gift of Love. She has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6800 Hollywood Blvd.

    Shelley Fabares is an American actress, best known for her role as Donna Reed's oldest child Mary Stone on The Donna Reed Show (1958-1963). In the 1960s Fabares appeared in a number of motion pictures, including three Elvis Presley movies: Girl Happy (1965), Spinout (1966) and Clambake (1967), the most by any one actress. During the 1970s she appeared on several television series, including Mannix, Fantasy Island, The Rockford Files, Mary Hartman, and The Interns

    Matthew Garber was a British child actor, best known for his role as Michael Banks in the 1964 film Mary Poppins. He also starred in two other Disney films, The Three Lives of Thomasina and The Gnome-Mobile, all of which he co-starred alongside actress Karen Dotrice

    Lassie Lou Ahern 1920 - living (sister of silent child actress Peggy Ahern)

    Clara Horton was an actress of the silent era. She made her acting debut at age age, appearing in the film The Homecoming (1912). From 1912 to 1942, she appeared in 88 films to include The Violinist (1914), Us Kids (1916), Huck and Tom (1918), Penrod (1922), Beyond The Trail (1926), Bengal Tiger (1936) and Time to Kill (1942)

    Eugene Gordon Lee was an American child actor, most notable for appearing in the Our Gang comedies as Porky from 1935 to 1939. During his tenure in Our Gang, Porky originated the catchphrase "O-tay", though it is commonly attributed to Buckwheat. After leaving the series, Lee retired from motion pictures, and entered public school

    Ynez Seabury 1907–1973

    Billy Froggy Laughlin, child actor ( Our Gang 1940-44) 1932-48

    CHILD STAR The Little Billy films are a series of short films revolving around the character of a small boy Little Billy, portrayed by Billy Jacobs. Four films were made from 1914–15: Little Little Billy's Triumph (1914), Little Billy's Strategy (1914), Little Billy's City Cousin (1914), and Billy's Cupidity (1915) (known as a Little Mr. Fixer outside of the United States) [Wiki]

    Hayley Mills

    Norman Chaney was a child actor, notable for appearing in 19 Our Gang comedies as "Chubby"from 1929 to 1931. By spring 1931, Chaney was getting taller and increasingly heavier. He finished out the 1930-31 season without being offered another contract. Both Chaney and his parents decided he would not pursue acting following his final Our Gang short, Fly My Kite

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