Top 10 Child Stars Who Quit Hollywood

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  • Published on Dec 6, 2019
  • These are the top 10 child stars who quit Hollywood. Nobody should be forced to stick with a career they started in childhood. For this list, we’re looking at young actors who quit Hollywood to follow different paths. Including actors like Ariana Richards, Mara Wilson, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, and Danny Lloyd, these child stars who quit Hollywood still managed to shine bright into adulthood! Which former child star makes you the most nostalgic? Let us know in the comments below!
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  • USED MEATS
    USED MEATS 5 days ago

    The wife from the shining looks like Sally from the nightmare before christmas

  • Lauren AnnMarie
    Lauren AnnMarie 6 days ago

    MucCuly Culkin should be here

  • Karl M
    Karl M 10 days ago

    Not all child stars crash in Tinseltown, fellow TheXvidrs.

  • allisonhunt93
    allisonhunt93 11 days ago

    I was surprised to not see Jonathan Taylor Thomas

  • MLG GAMER
    MLG GAMER 27 days ago

    This feels like one of those moments like when the credits tell you what certain characters went on to become. That's nice

  • Δημήτριος Κασμάς

    Are Jake Lloyd and Danny Lloyd related?

  • Nick Copeland
    Nick Copeland Month ago

    Will everyone just cut Jake Lloyd some slack?

  • Gary MacDonald
    Gary MacDonald Month ago

    Danny Lloyd was in doctor sleep

  • Anthony Rupert
    Anthony Rupert Month ago +1

    Heidi Zeigler
    Taran Smith
    Hallie Eisenberg
    Ross Bagley
    Brian Bonsall

  • Baileathacliath24
    Baileathacliath24 Month ago

    Baby from 3 men and a baby???

  • Nick Carlson
    Nick Carlson Month ago

    I think of Maia Brewton who played the little sister in Adventures in Babysitting and Parker Lewis Can't Lose and was great in both projects. Then poof! I don't know if she quit but...

  • PFC thomas W.
    PFC thomas W. Month ago +1

    What about honorable mention ?!?!?!
    My mom should of been
    on that
    "honorable mention"
    "Annette"
    (That's not her real name,
    My grandma had the Great idea to use a
    Stage name)
    Y'all was
    Rude and did not even
    Mention her name
    She was on the
    Mickey Mouse club
    and y'all didn't even
    Bother to give. Her
    and damn nod !!!!!!!!!!
    😡😡😡😡😡😡😡

    • Joshua Bautista
      Joshua Bautista 11 days ago

      Annette didn’t necessarily quit show business altogether as an adult, she did it on a sort of on and off basis as she had kids and wanted to be there for them. She didn’t leave show business officially until around the time she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis and started slipping out of the public eye altogether until her death in 2013.

  • Candace Casey
    Candace Casey Month ago

    I am pretty sure that I saw Ariana Richards in the movie " Angus".

  • mikeyjordan420
    mikeyjordan420 Month ago

    Danny Lloyd had a cameo in "Doctor Sleep"

  • BloodFistEternal
    BloodFistEternal Month ago +1

    This is all you’re fault chunk lol 😆

  • Allan Felipe
    Allan Felipe Month ago

    So weird to see a list like this and NOT see Macaulay Culkin in it.

  • Heather Dierks
    Heather Dierks Month ago

    Orlando from Raven?

  • Junior
    Junior Month ago +1

    I honestly thought Barret Oliver's best role was D.A.R.Y.L.

  • Karst Kuitenbrouwer
    Karst Kuitenbrouwer Month ago +1

    I think the little girl who played Newt in Aliens should be in the top 10 too. Aliens was the only movie she ever starred in

  • Jeff Woodworth
    Jeff Woodworth Month ago

    Glam rocker Marilyn Manson???? What!!!!

  • Freddie Mercury
    Freddie Mercury Month ago

    why did Danny Lloyd quit ?? He's so talented

  • Miss Moxie
    Miss Moxie Month ago

    I wasn’t aware Mary Kate and Ashley left Hollywood

  • Miss Moxie
    Miss Moxie Month ago

    Why on earth do people blame an actor for a bad script

  • Alana Lee0316
    Alana Lee0316 Month ago

    Carrie Henn and Edward Furlong

  • kirby march barcena

    Whoever thought that playing a young chosen one from a beloved franchised would ruin his life...the Force was cruel to him.

  • Hannah Lowe
    Hannah Lowe Month ago

    My cousin goes to Skidmore! That’s cool.

  • B. Henderson
    B. Henderson Month ago

    No mention of Peter Ostrum from Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, or even the kid from Sinbad's First Kid who is now a bitcoin billionaire?

  • Lady Stoneheart
    Lady Stoneheart Month ago +2

    I went to high school with Jake. He helped teach me how to roll film in our photography class. He was a nice guy. Never saw anyone giving him a hard time but it was a big school (Carmel, IN)

    • Karl M
      Karl M 10 days ago

      Early 2000s, right?

  • Elswind
    Elswind Month ago

    Star wars fandom ... sigh

  • zoorockf1
    zoorockf1 Month ago

    Peter Ostrum should’ve been an honorable mention. He did a brilliant job portraying little Charlie Bucket in the 1971 Movie. Now he is a efficacious veterinary.

  • bestwalmartlp
    bestwalmartlp Month ago +1

    I'm sure Hollywood being full of pedophiles had nothing to do with it.

  • Colhoun Clan
    Colhoun Clan Month ago

    Jake lloyd still a better character then any of the TRASH DISNEY CAST LMAO! 😂

  • Stephen Dexheimer
    Stephen Dexheimer Month ago

    Other than Star Wars I loved Jake Lloyd in Jingle All The Way

  • Cast Of Characters 13
    Cast Of Characters 13 Month ago +2

    Mara Wilson was also in the movie Thomas and the magic railroad and we all know how that film turned out ! It’s like seeing Matilda team up with Thomas the tank engine

  • Jared Quinney
    Jared Quinney Month ago

    So that's where they went

  • rvpstudioscanada
    rvpstudioscanada Month ago +1

    That Star Wars movie should of NEVER been made. It's not the actor's fault.

    • rvpstudioscanada
      rvpstudioscanada Month ago +1

      If anything... Mark Hamill KNEW Star Wars MORE SO than these writers today... he SHOULD OF BEEN consulted and involved.. because like he said himself.. "as long as they make money..." it doesn't matter if the film is mediocre crap. In my opinion, they should of left Star Wars alone... When that girl was chasing Luke all over the galaxy looking for him, only for him to turn around with a hoodie, then the movie was over... boy, was I PISSED!!!!!! I WAS RIPPED OFF by the writers.

    • rvpstudioscanada
      rvpstudioscanada Month ago +1

      In fact, NONE should of been made after the triquel with Luke Skywalker. The writers keep screwing up the storylines.

  • DefenderofHyrule
    DefenderofHyrule Month ago +1

    Noah Hathaway who played Atrayu in Neverending Story is now a tattoo artist. Apparently he gets a lot of people coming in asking for him to tattoo the auryn on them.

  • Roller Girl
    Roller Girl Month ago +8

    This should be “10 child stars who Hollywood QUIT” not who “quit Hollywood”

    • Karl M
      Karl M 10 days ago

      @Roller Girl Not all kid stars crash, Roller Girl.

    • Roller Girl
      Roller Girl Month ago +2

      W M uhhh no...I’m saying Hollywood basically exploits child stars. It uses them up and then spits them out

    • W M
      W M Month ago

      So....you have a vendetta against child actors...?

  • Legendary vids
    Legendary vids Month ago

    Anikin really did turn to the DARK SIDE.. HAHAHA

  • SenoritaTorres1
    SenoritaTorres1 Month ago

    I’d say Jared Rushton should have made this list. A solid career up until the age of 21 and then just disappeared.

  • Matt P.
    Matt P. Month ago

    No kid from original Charley chocolate factory??

  • The Detroit Become Human Fan911

    Looks like Jake Floyd fell to the dark side

  • Jeffrey Bing
    Jeffrey Bing Month ago

    Can somebody tell me what the background music is at the beginning of the video?

  • Christian Aamodt
    Christian Aamodt Month ago +5

    People commenting here seem to forget that you have a shitload of former child actors who's still acting, like gyllenhaal and leo, not all get ruined

    • Christian Aamodt
      Christian Aamodt Month ago

      @Candace Casey many in the comments forgot, which is why I wrote what I wrote

    • Candace Casey
      Candace Casey Month ago +1

      No one forgot. That just isn't what this video is about.

  • Cruizer Brony
    Cruizer Brony Month ago +2

    Man I feel so bad for Jake Lloyd. He didn’t deserve all that. 😢

  • CaVe Mánic
    CaVe Mánic Month ago +1

    Well... Hollywood is full of occultists... and black sun worshipers do love that (before puberty energy) in them young children. Why do ya think the majority of these children actors grow up mental cases.
    Get what I'm saying

  • K. Delpino
    K. Delpino Month ago +2

    Jake Lloyd as #1.
    Very surprised.
    I mean, i knew he wasn't having it easy.
    But wow. It was worser than i thought.

  • Owen Chua
    Owen Chua Month ago

    Ariel Winter?

  • Jesse Olsen
    Jesse Olsen Month ago +1

    I actually feel bad for jake Lloyd

  • Joni'sBeautySpace
    Joni'sBeautySpace Month ago

    Fun fact: Josh Saviano guest starred on an episode of Law and Order SVU...playing an Attorney.

  • Prototyp3m1nd
    Prototyp3m1nd Month ago +2

    Fans are nuts. Both Lloyd and the actor who voiced Jar-Jar were bullied and sent hate mail for years. Definitely best to live a life out of the spotlight.

  • Finn Snow
    Finn Snow Month ago +1

    Most of these kids werent really stars. Most had like one significant role in a bit movie that doesn't make you a child star.

    • Finn Snow
      Finn Snow Month ago

      @Candace Casey I never said they weren't famous but star usually refers to someone who is really well know for either one major role or several. There's no need to be so harsh. I never said they were bad or lesser just that the title wasn't really the best title for this vid. More like "top 10 child actors who quite hollywood".

    • Candace Casey
      Candace Casey Month ago

      Yeah, they were still more famous than you are. Negative nelly.

  • Yes
    Yes Month ago +3

    who bullies someone for being in star wars

  • forcewielder2000
    forcewielder2000 Month ago

    I'm surprised Charlie Korsmo (of "Hook" and "Dick Tracy" fame) wasn't mentioned. He did a few movies as a kid, then went to MIT (where he got a degree in physics) before picking up a law degree from Yale. He now teaches law at Case Western Reserve University School of Law (in Cleveland, Ohio).

  • WillJM81280
    WillJM81280 Month ago +1

    Jake was sent hate mail by thousands of Star Wars fans as well. Adults. While still a kid. I’m glad I was never a big fan of those movies, I might be forced to endure being around those cunts.

  • Andy's Entertainment Corner

    Shirley Temple has an impressive 45 movies under her belt, from young as 3 to 21, im guessing she has enough of all the pressure of film making and wanted to do something else with her life

  • Jason Moran
    Jason Moran Month ago

    Tracy Lords???

  • moumous
    moumous Month ago

    May the force be with young Anakin

  • moumous
    moumous Month ago

    5:02 what a change 😱

  • moumous
    moumous Month ago

    Wow! Your narrators all have a very similar voice...