The 29-year-old gossip blogger (aka Mario Lavandeira) -- the self-proclaimed Queen of All Media -- crossed over into traditional media in a big way this year, selling six installments of his reality…
Paris native Cotillard worked supporting parts before nailing her star turn as Edith Piaf in "La Vie en rose."
Born in the 300-person French village of Grandru, production designer Raoux started out under a variety of established French directors.
"When I saw Nikki's first audition from the open call of hundreds of girls, my laptop started to glow," says director Adam Shankman.
As a tyke, Emma Roberts, now 16, loved hanging out on sets. She mourned the nightly wrap, though she wasn't technically working. The daughter of actor Eric Roberts and niece to Oscar winner Julia…
"August Rush" director Kirsten Sheridan had reservations about casting 15-year-old Freddie Highmore in her film's complex title role. August is a musical prodigy, a kind of transcendental figure on…
Britney Spears' kid sister Jamie Lynn made an appearance on "Oprah" in 2002 that changed her life. Paula Kaplan spotted her on the show and flew the 10-year-old from Louisiana to L.A. for a sit-down.
"Hairspray" standout Elijah Kelley broke into entertainment at age 11 when he answered a newspaper ad looking for young Atlanta-area talent.
As a tiny kid in Houston, Selena Gomez watched her actress mom rehearse theater and announced that she'd like to act, too -- as soon as possible.
Miranda Cosgrove, best known as the class know-it-all in "School of Rock," stars in "iCarly," a new Nickelodeon sitcom custom-tailored to her talents.
Neil Gaiman accepted an invitation to shadow director Guillermo del Toro on set in Budapest in June. Saying yes was a no-brainer. He slid both book and script drafts aside and committed two weeks to…