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    13 Former Child Actors Who Have Said They Would Never Have Chosen That Path

    Sometimes, being a star isn't on your bucket list.

    For many children, it's a dream to become a big Hollywood actor, but for those who did make it big, they all didn't have that kind of life in mind for themselves.

    Jennette McCurdy, 30, a former Nickelodeon star, poses for a portrait at a studio in Downtown Los Angeles, California on August 1, 2022/Macaulay Culkin walks the runway for Gucci Love Parade on November 02, 2021.

    13. Miranda Cosgrove

    Miranda Cosgrove attends the Launch of Paramount+ UK at Outernet London on June 20, 2022 in London, England.

    12. Alyssa Milano

    Alyssa Milano attends Michael Rubin's MLBPA x Fanatics party at City Market Social House on July 18, 2022 in Los Angeles, California.

    11. Rosario Dawson

    Rosario Dawson attends "Clerks III" Premiere at TCL Chinese 6 Theaters on August 24, 2022 in Los Angeles, California.

    10. Jodie Foster

    Jodie Foster attends the MPTF's "100 Years Of Hollywood: A Celebration of Service" at The Lot Studios on June 18, 2022 in West Hollywood, California.

    9. Christy Carlson Romano

    Actress Christy Carlson Romano is seen outside "Good Morning America" on June 7, 2022 in New York City.

    8. Ariel Winter

    Ariel Winter arrives to the 17th Annual HollyShorts opening night celebration held at Hollywood & Highland Complex on September 23, 2021 in Hollywood, California.

    7. Kristen Stewart

    Kristen Stewart attends the New York premiere of "Crimes of the Future" at Walter Reade Theater on June 02, 2022 in New York City.

    6. Bella Thorne

    Bella Thorne attends the "Cannabis Evolution: Culture, Equity & Opportunity" panel during the 2022 SXSW Conference and Festivals at Austin Convention Center on March 19, 2022 in Austin, Texas.

    5. Natalie Wood

    Unspecified - 1979: Natalie Wood promotional photo for the ABC tv movie 'The Cracker Factory'.

    4. Wil Wheaton

    Will Wheaton arrives at Paramount+'s 2nd Annual "Star Trek Day' celebration at Skirball Cultural Center on September 08, 2021 in Los Angeles, California.

    3. Macaulay Culkin

    Macaulay Culkin walks the runway for Gucci Love Parade on November 02, 2021 in Hollywood, California.

    2. Shia LaBeouf

    Shia LaBeouf arrives for the screening of the film The Peanut Butter Falcon in Los Angeles, California, U.S., August 1, 2019.

    1. Jennette McCurdy

    Jennette McCurdy, 30, a former Nickelodeon star, poses for a portrait at a studio in Downtown Los Angeles, California on August 1, 2022.