Then And Now: 10 Sets Of Siblings That Were Child Stars

Some celebrity siblings are similar to us since they were kids. Whether or not fans are aware of the familiarity, these well-known duo (and one trio) shared bunk beds and toilets growing up and now share the Hollywood spotlight. After co-starring successfully, they each decided to pursue a different career. For example, fashion moguls Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen completely stopped acting and gain success in another field.
Others, like Elle and Dakota Fanning, are still successful in acting or performing together. Dylan and Cole Sprouse are also worth mentioning. After taking a break, both Dylan and Cole, who turns 30 on August 4, got back into acting.
Here are 19 sets of sibling celebrities who were kid stars. Which set of siblings do you find the most impressive on the screen?

#1 As kids, Spencer Breslin and Abigail Breslin co-starred in several movies, sometimes as siblings.

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#2 Before gaining their blockbuster roles as the stars of "The Suite Life of Zack and Cody," twins Dylan and Cole Sprouse acted in "Grace Under Fire" and "Big Daddy." The Sprouse twins are back playing in TV series and movies after taking a brief break to attend New York University.

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#3 The Jonas Brothers reunited in 2019 and released a new album, "Happiness Begins," after six years apart.

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#4 Jake Gyllenhaal and Maggie performed in several projects together when they were both young actors.

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#5 In 1989's "Little Monsters," Fred and Ben Savage played brothers. Both Fred and Ben are still actors, and Fred is also a director.

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#6 Playing younger versions of Dakota Fanning's characters gave Elle Fanning her acting career start. Both of them still act, and in 2022, they will play siblings in the film "The Nightingale."

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#7 Famous twins Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen got their start on "Full House." Then, Ashley Olsen and Mary-Kate Olsen launched their fashion line, Elizabeth and James, in 2007, and have mostly retired from acting since then.

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#8 In the Disney Channel series "Lizzie McGuire," Hilary Duff played the title role, and her sister Haylie appeared as Cousin Amy. Haylie Duff started a blog and a children's clothing brand, while Hilary kept acting.

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#9 On Lifetime's "Dance Moms," Mackenzie and Maddie Ziegler achieved celebrity. After appearing in several of Sia's music videos, Maddie Ziegler went on tour with her and is now an actress, while Mackenzie Ziegler rose to fame as a pop singer and influencer.

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#10 The long-lost twins in the sitcom "Sister Sister" were played by Tia and Tamera Mowry. Tamera Mowry and Tia Mowry keep working together on a book series called "Twintuition."

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