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Child Actors

Trivia Quiz

  1. Whose film debut was with his father in The Pursuit of Happyness?
  2. Which former child actress later became the United States Ambassador to Ghana?
  3. English actor Rupert Grint rose to fame playing which character?
  4. American actor Henry Thomas shot to fame with a lead role in which film?
  5. Who became one of the first child stars of Hollywood when he starred in Charlie Chaplin's 1921 film The Kid?

  6. Who, in 1972 at the age of four, appeared in a television advert for Birds Eye frozen peas?
  7. English child actor Thomas Brodie-Sangster is known for playing Sam in which film?
  8. Which well-known musician was cast as the Artful Dodger in West End runs of the musical Oliver! in 1964?
  9. Who became the youngest person ever to win an Academy Award, for her performance in the 1973 film Paper Moon?
  10. Macaulay Culkin played Miles Russell, the only son of Bob and Cindy, in which 1989 American comedy film?
  11. In 1962 which household name and television actor starred as William Brown in the BBC TV series William?
  12. Who did Gary Coleman play on the American television sitcom Diff'rent Strokes?
  13. Which American actress starred as Hushpuppy in Beasts of the Southern Wild in 2012 for which she became the youngest person nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress?
  14. Elizabeth Taylor became a popular teen star after appearing in which 1944 film?
  15. Who played Forrest Gump Jr. in the 1994 film Forrest Gump after the casting director noticed him in a Pizza Hut commercial?


  1. Jaden Smith
  2. Shirley Temple
  3. Ron Weasley (in the Harry Potter films)
  4. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
  5. Jackie Coogan
  6. Patsy Kensit
  7. Love Actually
  8. Phil Collins
  9. Tatum O'Neal
  10. Uncle Buck
  11. Dennis Waterman
  12. Arnold, or Arnold Jackson
  13. Quvenzhane Wallis
  14. National Velvet
  15. Haley Joel Osment