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By Drew Mackie
The general rule states that the TV and movie moppets don't grow up into famous adults, whether as a result of cuteness-disabling puberty or being exposed to Hollywood at a young age. But some have made the transition. Let's take a moment to salute these young actors whom we loved as kids and now love as successful, functional adults.
Child star claim to fame: starring in "Harry Potter and the
Sorcerer's Stone" at age 11
Why she's successful now: Though the whole "Harry Potter" crew has been successful, we're giving Watson props for not letting the giant pile of money she's earned turn her into a brat. Also, ol' Hermione proved she has both a good head on her shoulders (in addition to the cute haircut) for choosing to attend Brown University rather than spending her movie earnings on, say, leather pants and big sunglasses.
From Crowd Ignite