CHILD STARS

From the Good Ship Lollipop to Home Alone, child stars are reputed to be difficult to work with, but how much do you know about the children that have made it big on stage, screen and in the music world?

As always, the questions will start off easy and get a little harder as they go on.
Prediction for today – FOUR will be an average score!!!

QUESTIONS

1. What was the full name of the character played by Macaulay Culkin in the Home Alone series of movies?

2. Who played Gertie, the  six year old sister of Elliot in the movie, ET?

3. Fred Savage was the child actor who played Kevin Arnold in what TV show which was set in the ‘60s and followed him growing up? (Hint – The love of Kevin’s life was ‘Winnie’ and his best friend was Paul)

4. What is the name of the actor who starred as ‘Dougie Howser M.D.’, but is also known as an adult actor in ‘How I Met Your Mother’?

5. Which TV show which aired from 1984 -1992 followed the humorous life of a family with five children called; Sondra, Denise, Theo, Vanessa and Rudy?

6. In what year did a young Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson appear in the first Harry Potter movie?

7. Which established movie star (Looper, Inception, Premium Rush, to name a few of his films) played the youngest character of Tommy Solomon in ‘3rd Rock from the Sun’?

8. This child star is now one of the most recognised stars of Hollywood. He was in TV shows ‘Parenthood’ and ‘Growing Pains’, and received his first Oscar nomination for the film, ‘What’s Eating Gilbert Grape’. Who is he?

9. Which pop star was discovered through a Youtube video in 2008 at the age of 14. They have since become a number one artist all over the world with songs such as, ‘Sorry’, ‘Confident’ and ‘Love Yourself’?

10. Which child star rose to fame singing alongside his brothers and debuted on the Andy Williams Show in 1963 at the tender age of five singing, ‘You Are My Sunshine’?

BONUS QUESTION - Who is the actress in the image at the top of the page?

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ANSWERS

CHILD STARS

1. What was the full name of the character played by Macaulay Culkin in the Home Alone series of movies?
KEVIN McCALLISTER

2. Who played Gertie, the  six year old sister of Elliot in the ET movie?
DREW BARRYMORE

3. Fred Savage was the child actor who played Kevin Arnold in what TV show which was set in the ‘60s and followed him growing up? (Hint – The love of Kevin’s life was ‘Winnie’ and his best friend was Paul)
THE WONDER YEARS

4. What is the name of the actor who starred as ‘Dougie Howser M.D.’, but is also known as an adult actor in ‘How I Met Your Mother’?
NEIL PATRICK HARRIS

5. Which TV show which aired from 1984 -1992 followed the humorous life of a family with five children called; Sondra, Denise, Theo, Vanessa and Rudy?
THE COSBY SHOW

6. In what year did a young Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson appear in the first Harry Potter movie?
2001

7. Which established movie star (Looper, Inception, Premium Rush, to name a few of his films) played the youngest character of Tommy Solomon in ‘3rd Rock from the Sun’?
JOSEPH GORDON-LEVITT

8. This child star is now one of the most recognised stars of Hollywood. He was in TV shows ‘Parenthood’ and ‘Growing Pains’, and received his first Oscar nomination for the film, ‘What’s Eating Gilbert Grape’. Who is he?
LEONARDO DiCAPRIO

9. Which pop star was discovered through a Youtube video in 2008 at the age of 14. They have since become a number one artist all over the world with songs such as, ‘Sorry’, ‘Confident’ and ‘Love Yourself’?
JUSTIN BIEBER

10. Which child star rose to fame singing alongside his brothers and debuted on the Andy Williams Show in 1963 at the tender age of five singing, ‘You Are My Sunshine’?
DONNY OSMOND

BONUS QUESTION - Who is the actress in the image at the top of the page?
SHIRLEY TEMPLE