What is it about the lives of kid celebrities that we find so fascinating? Perhaps it’s the allure of witnessing someone grow up in the harsh light of public scrutiny. Perhaps it’s because many of us watched them as children and identified with them more than with adult actors. And perhaps that is the case.
Many children break under the burden of early celebrity and go on to have tragic lives. Others move out of the spotlight and find powerful new ways to enrich the lives of those around them.
Child stars are fascinating for a variety of reasons, so let’s take a look at some from one of the greatest decades of all time.
Join us as we catch-up with some of the 1960s’ top kid stars today. Had you forgotten about any of these former child starlets?