Child Actors

"Mary Poppins" Film Still

Matthew Garber, The Tragic Mary Poppins Star

Matthew Garber is best known for his role in 1964’s Mary Poppins—but few know that the adorable child actor met a tragic end.
February 4, 2024 Sarah Ng

Doomed Facts About Brad Renfro, Hollywood’s Sad-Eyed 90s Heartthrob

Hollywood discovered Brad Renfro at the tender age of 10—but as it often happens with child stars, his life went so off the rails, it's unforgettable.
November 22, 2023 A.V. Land
Jennette McCurdy Facts

Brutal Facts About Jennette McCurdy, Nickelodeon’s Tragic Child Star

On the surface, Jennette McCurdy seemed like she was living every little girl’s dream—but in reality, her life was a downright horror story.
November 8, 2023 Sarah Ng
Baby Peggy Facts

Unsettling Facts About Baby Peggy, The Million Dollar Baby

Baby Peggy’s time in Hollywood was unbelievably disturbing—but it wasn’t until years later that she exposed the demons of her past in her bombshell memoir.
September 18, 2023 Claire Ng
Jennette McCurdy Facts

Brutal Facts About Jennette McCurdy, Nickelodeon’s Tragic Child Star

On the surface, Jennette McCurdy seemed like she was living every little girl’s dream—but in reality, her life was a downright horror story.
May 17, 2023 Sarah Ng
Jennette McCurdy Facts

Brutal Facts About Jennette McCurdy, Nickelodeon’s Tragic Child Star

On the surface, Jennette McCurdy seemed like she was living every little girl’s dream—but in reality, her life was a downright horror story.
May 11, 2023 Sarah Ng


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