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See the young stars who completely blow us away with their talent

Shaun Harrison
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Albert Tsai

The Trophy Wife favorite won our hearts on an all-too-brief and under-watched season, delivering lines with the sort of comic timing actors triple his age would kill for. Plus, he can take it right in the uterus.
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Kiernan Shipka

Shipka has been the poster child (no pun intended) for first-class child actors in recent years, and her continued excellence and poise as Don Draper's daughter Sally on Mad Men isn't going to make that change anytime soon.
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Tye Sheridan

Sheridan stole the show from Matthew McConaughey in Mud, carrying the coming-of-age drama with his heart on his sleeve. He can next be seen in Dark Places, an adaptation of Gillian Flynn's novel, starring Charlize Theron, Christina Hendricks, Nicholas Hoult and Chloe Grace Moretz.
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Nolan Gould

The Modern Family star is so convincing as dimwitted Luke that it's easy to forget that he's a genius in real life. Gould's IQ is 150, he's in Mensa and he graduated high school at 13!
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Ariel Winter

Like her Modern Family alter ego, Winter is wise beyond her years. She also does various voiceover work on Phineas and Ferb and Sofia the First.
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Quvenzhane Wallis

The effervescent actress was only 6 when she shot Beasts of the Southern Wild and became the youngest Best Actress Oscar nominee ever at 9 when she was shortlisted in 2013 for her ferocious performance. By 10, she has appeared in two Best Picture Oscar nominees (the other being 12 Years a Slave). At this rate, who knows what's next!
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Hailee Steinfeld

Steinfeld went toe-to-toe with Jeff Bridges in True Grit and became the ninth youngest person to earn a Best Supporting Actress Oscar nomination at 14. The Ender's Game star will next show off her pipes in the Pitch Perfect sequel.
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Chloe Grace Moretz

Moretz has kicked ass (twice), played a vampire, dished out love advice to Joseph Gordon-Levitt, tried to blackmail Alec Baldwin, worked with Martin Scorsese and put her own spin on Carrie — all before the age of 18. She can next be seen in Dark Places and opposite Denzel Washington in the big-screen adaptation of The Equalizer.
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Elle Fanning

Dakota who? Lil sis Elle has come into her own, starring in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Super 8, Somewhere, We Bought a Zoo and Maleficent. Plus, how many 16-year-olds can say they've worked with both Brad and Angelina?
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Pierce Gagnon

Gagnon stirred our souls as telekinetic future Rainmaker Cid in Looper and now he's doing the same to Halle Berry on Extant. It's hard to believe that he's not even 10 yet!
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Jaden and Willow Smith

These two made their acting debuts opposite pops Will Smith (The Pursuit of Happyness for him and I Am Legend for her). While Willow has been whippin' her hair in recent years, Jaden rebooted the Karate Kid franchise. (We won't speak of After Earth.)
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Zendaya

The Shake It Up cha-cha-ed all the way to second place on Season 16 of Dancing with the Stars and toplined the Disney TV movie Zapped, which is the top cable TV telecast of the year in youth demos. Though Zendaya has since dropped out of Lifetime's Aaliyah biopic amid disapproval from the late singer's family, we're sure her big mainstream breakthrough is right around the corner.
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Bella Thorne

With Shake It Up over, Thorne is slowly making her mark on the big screen. She starred opposite Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore in Blended this summer and can next be seen in Big Sky with Kyra Sedgwick.
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Sean Giambrone

Whether it's the '80s or present day, the Goldbergs star's charm is timeless, and we'd gladly join him on any Goonies quest.
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Joey King

Greta Grimly was often smarter than most of the adults on Fargo, thanks to the precocious King, who got her big break in 2010's Ramona and Beezus with Selena Gomez. She has also appeared in The Dark Knight Rises, White House Down, Crazy, Stupid, Love, The Conjuring and can currently be seen in Wish I Was Here.
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Bailee Madison

Madison went from adorable cherub in Bridge to Terabithia and Just Go With It to sassy teen on Trophy Wife. She's currently recurring on The Fosters as Callie's half-sister.
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Atticus Shaffer

As Brick on The Middle, Shaffer does the best awkwardly weird oddball this side of Abed. The 16-year-old actor's small stature, due to brittle bone disease, allows him to play the much-younger Brick.