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10 Child Stars Who Are Almost Unrecognizable At 40
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Do you remember Scott Baio? Yes, that Scott Baio. He played Chachi on "Happy Days" and on the spin-off "Joanie Loves Chachi." He was the lead in "Charles in Charge" and also had a hit on broadway in "Bugsy Malone." 

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All you fans of "Little House on the Prairie" should remember this actress. This is Melissa Gilbert, who portrayed Laura Ingalls Wilder on the show. She also worked as the President of the Screen Actors Guild from 2001 to 2005.

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We hope you love "Little House on the Prairie," because we have another actress from the show in this list. That would be Alison Arngrim, who played Nellie Oleson on the show. 

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Since Bill Cosby has been in the news lately, we decided to include one of his former co-stars in this list. Tempestt Bledsoe played Vanessa Huxtable on "The Cosby Show." 

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Actor, director and producer Peter Billingsley is one of the most unrecognizable faces in this slideshow. He is most known for his role as Ralphie in the classic "A Christmas Story."

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One of the most popular movies of the 1980s was "The Goonies." Sean Astin played Mikey in the film, the younger brother of Brad Walsh who led the group on a hunt for One-Eyed Willie's treasure. He also played the main character in the football movie "Rudy."

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We have two straight photos now featuring former members of "The Brady Bunch." The first is that of Susan Olsen, who played Cindy, the youngest girl in the family. She is also known for her work as an animal welfare advocate.

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Our other star from "The Brady Bunch" is Mike Lookinland, who played youngest boy Bobby. He picked up 30 television commercial credits prior to being cast as Bobby on the show.

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Actor David Faustino played Bud Bundy on "Married with Children." He was the son of Al and Peggy Bundy. He has not done much featured work since the popular sitcom, just some guest appearances.

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The hit television show "The Partridge Family" featured Suzanne Crough as Tracy Partridge for the length of its four-year run. She too made multiple guest appearances the remainder of her career.

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Summary: In today’s slideshow, we have put together a top 10 list of child stars who are nearly unrecognizable at 40 or older today. 




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