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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.
SHIA LABEOUF (b. 1986)
Since his starring role on Disney Channel's Even Stevens, Shia LaBeouf has demonstrated that he has the versatility and appeal to make it big: He starred in the monumentally successful Transformers movies (which grossed more than $1.5 billion worldwide) and gained Steven Spielberg's approval as the son of Indiana Jones. Next, he works with Oliver Stone as an aspiring financier in September's Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps.