Hollywood is one film fraternity that is always cultivating new talent. In today’s Hollywood, there is a whole new generation of actors who have been taking it over, but there one thing they all have in common! The special thing about them is that they have always been there! How so? They entered the industry as young teens and are finally making it big in successful flicks like Harry Potter Series, High School Musical, The Twilight Saga and lot more. To honor their success, here is the list of celebrities who literally grew up in Hollywood!
1. Jennifer Lawrence
Just a few years ago, Lawrence was a regular on the TBS sitcom The Bill Engvall Show. My, how times have changed. She debuted as Ree in Winter’s Bone (2010) and got a big break in the Hunger Game series. She’s currently filming for her next, ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’.
2. Zac Efron
Efron came to fame for starring in the Disney Channel original film High School Musical(2006). His upcoming roles include the drama We Are Your Friends (2015), an American music drama film in which he plays an aspiring DJ.
3. Daniel Radcliffe
The “Harry Potter” fame, Daniel began performing in small school productions as a young boy. Soon enough, he landed a role in David Copperfield (1999), as the young David Copperfield and now is seen in his latest film “Trainwrek”.
4. Emma Watson
Watson rose to prominence as Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter film series, appearing in all eight Harry Potter films from 2001 to 2011. In October 2013, Watson was chosen as the Woman of the Year by British GQ
5. Chloe Grace Moretz
Her first movie role was as Molly in Heart of the Beholder (2005), a story about a family that opened the first video rental store in 1980. After that came Chloe’s biggest role, the remake of the famous The Amityville Horror (1979). Chloë would be playing the lead role of Cassie Sullivan in The 5th Wave (2016)
6. Dakota Fanning
Dakota’s first movie was Tomcats(2001). However, she came into limelight only after the release of I Am Sam(2001) and got recognized worldwide. She’ll next be seen in the 2016 movie ‘Brimstone’ alongside Kit Harington.
7. Taylor Lautner
He landed into movies in 2005 through the blockbuster movie The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl 3-D. He became famous by playing the role of Jacob Black in the successful Twilight series. He’ll be seen in the upcoming “The Ridiculous 6”.
8. Abigail Breslin
Breslin’s performance in Signs (2002) garnered her great praise. She’ll be portraying the character of Veronica in an upcoming film called ‘Final Girl’.