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All Grown Up: 7 Child Actors Who Made It Big
The following seven actors prove that for every Haley Joel Osment who sinks into obscurity and voice acting, there's a Joseph Gordon-Levitt who only gets better with age.
NEIL PATRICK HARRIS (b. 1973)
Doogie Howser, M.D. was so iconic that the name has become synonymous with prodigy—so no one would have blamed Neil Patrick Harris if he'd rested on his laurels. But the talented actor has remained in the spotlight, hosting the Emmy and Tony Awards and starring in the critically acclaimed and commercially successful How I Met Your Mother.