17 People Who Were Child Stars That Deserve More In Hollywood

    She won an Oscar in 2019, but she needs to be in more.

    After decades of struggling to find acting work, Ke Huy Quan won Best Supporting Actor at the 2023 Academy Awards. He was, without a doubt, the biggest comeback story in Hollywood this year (so far).

    Ke Huy Quan  raises his Academy Award

    From his days as a child starring in films like Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom and The Goonies, it's been a long time coming. Which got me thinking...what other child actors deserve their day in the sun?

    Ke Huy Quan as a child in "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom"

    Here are 21 child actors who deserve more respect on their names:

    1. Jake Lloyd

    Jake Lloyd as Anakin in "Star Wars, The Phantom Menace"

    2. Dakota Fanning

    Dakota Fanning attends photocall

    3. Noah Wiseman

    Noah Grossman in "The Babadook"

    4. Edward Furlong

    Edward Furlong attends 2019 Wizard World

    5. Tatyana Ali

    Tatyana Ali at a red carpet event

    6. Jeremy Sumpter

    Jeremy Sumpter attends red carpet event

    7. Malcolm David Kelley

    Malcolm David Kelley smiles at red carpet event

    8. Rupert Grint

    Rupert Grint attends a red carpet event

    9. Aly Michalka

    Aly Michalka attends red carpet event

    10. Macaulay Culkin

    Macaulay Culkin attends premiere event

    11. Hillary Duff

    Hillary Duff smiles

    12. Haley Joel Osment

    Haley Joel Osment attends movie premiere

    13. Thora Birch

    Thora Birch attends a movie premiere

    14. Lindsay Lohan

    Lindsay Lohan attends red carpet event

    15. Mason Thames

    Mason Thames attends a red carpet event

    16. Kyliegh Curran

    Kyliegh Curran attends a movie premiere

    17. Maisie Williams

    Maisie Williams attends fashion red carpet

    Are there any child actors you loved growing up that you believe deserve better? Comment below!