He is not the stereotypical L.A.-based teen actor: The nearly-15-year-old rising star Josh Hutcherson -- he's appeared in 13 films in just four years -- lives in his tiny hometown of Union, Ky.…
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…
Some stage parents set up shop in Los Angeles' Oakwood Apartments until their kids find work. AnnaSophia Robb's parents prefer to keep her in Denver. The 13-year-old star of "Bridge to Terabithia"…
Learn how to pronounce Saoirse Ronan's name now ("sir-sha," rhymes with "inertia"), because you'll be seeing it plenty in the coming months. Born April 12, 1994, in rural Ireland, Ronan landed the…
It's not as if Michael Cera can't lie -- in character, at least. For three seasons on Fox's "Arrested Development," he concealed his more-than-familial fondness for his first cousin Maeby.
Unlike many of the other young performers in this issue, Ellen Page doesn't have a No. 1 album or legions of screaming tween fans. The 20-year-old Nova Scotia native is a Serious Actor, and as such…
All the girls think he's dreamy -- and for once, their mothers don't mind.
What would a Disney Channel movie be without a talented, charismatic, yet wholly accessible star? A ratings flatliner.
Kenny Ortega, director and choreographer of "High School Musical" 1 and 2, credits several factors for his recent success, but chief among them is his ability to relate to the young performers he's…
Dylan and Cole Sprouse aren't afraid of the paparazzi.
Save the cheerleader. See a career blossom. While 18-year-old Hayden Panettiere had been working steadily since appearing as a young girl on sudsers "One Life to Live" and "The Guiding Light,"