Before she was mom to James, 8, and twins Marion and Tabitha, 1, she was Annie — and a little off-key. But still fashionable and fabulous!
…And her husband, Matthew Broderick, at 21 years old in War Games 2 of 14
A young Matthew Broderick as a testing-the-limits teenager? Check. 1980s computer complete with awkward early version of IM? Check. Cold war references? Check. This trailer has everything required to be an '80s classic.
14-year-old Brian Austin Green in a Cocoa Crispies commercial 3 of 14
Way before 90210 — and light years before becoming dad to Cassius, 8, and husband to Megan Fox — Brian Austin Green was a child actor.
7-year-old Angelina Jolie in Lookin To Get Out 4 of 14
Think a kid could steal the show from legends like Jon Voight and Ann Margret? Watch as a young Angelina Jolie — now mom to six — quietly does just that in this 1982 flick.
9-year-old Christina Aguilera singing like an old soul 5 of 14
A pint-sized Christina Aguilera possessed the same great pipes at age 9 as she does today. Think son, Max, has got the goods, too?
22-year-old Will Smith in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air 6 of 14
This compilation of dance clips features a young Will Smith showing off some original moves. Today, he's passing on his talents to his own kids, daughter, Willow, and son, Jaden.
13-year-old Katherine Heigl in King of the Hill 7 of 14
Katherine Heigl, new mom to Naleigh, started stealing men's hearts years before her romantic comedies. Here she's flirting like a pro (at just 13!) in Steven Soderbergh's 1993 movie.
A young Ricky Schroder on Silver Spoons 8 of 14
There's so much to enjoy in this classic Silver Spoons clip. One highlight? Little Ricky's Michael Jackson shoes/socks combo and the accompanying moves. Now a father of four, he's grown into more rugged roles, like his more recent ones on 24 and NYPD Blue.
16-year-old Neal Patrick Harris as Doogie Howser, M.D. 9 of 14
You may not have known that actor Neil Patrick Harris started his illustrious career as a doctor (at least on TV). His newest role is as dad — he and his partner just became parents to twins through a surrogate.
A young Brooke Shields growing up beautifully on screen 10 of 14
Seriously, did this child star ever go through an awkward phase? Here are some clips of early Brooke — see any resemblance to adorable daughters Rowan and Grier? We sure do!
8-year-old Soleil Moon Frye As Punky Brewster 11 of 14
The actress hasn't fallen prey to any of the usual pitfalls of child stardom. She's now a mom to Poet, 5, and Jagger, 2, and owner of an eco-friendly children's boutique in Los Angeles.
12-year-old Sarah Chalke on Canadian television 12 of 14
Here's a couldn't-be-cuter early version of Elliot from Scrubs. (Love the white Keds!) Maybe she'll share the clip with her own baby son, Charlie.
A young Danica McKellar in Wonder Years 13 of 14
The former Winnie Cooper is now a mathematician and mother. We hope her baby boy inherited mom's darling dimples!
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