Former Child Stars That Kept It Together And Are Still Famous Today

Jeff Glennon - December 17th, 2017

Neil Patrick Harris

As a youngster, Neil Patrick Harris rose to fame by playing the title role on the long-running television series, Doogie Howser, M.D. about a boy genius who became on young doctor. Harris landed another iconic role as an adult. He played Barney Stinson on How I Met Your Mother, a show that earned Harris four Emmy Awards. In between Doogie Howser and Barney Stinson, Harris appeared in numerous movies, television shows, stage productions, and more.

He is shown that he is more than a child star…he is a dramatic stage actor, comedic film star, magician, singer, production, writer, and television host. He has hosted the Emmy Awards, and the Academy Awards. In 2010 Time Magazine named Harris one of their 100 Most Influential People.

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