It has been almost 40 years since these famous faces made their TV debuts as 80s child stars, so it is safe to say they are almost unrecognisable today.

While there are a few iconic actors and actresses on this list who have remained in the limelight since their childhood, there are several celebrities that have slipped through the cracks. Which only makes it all the more exciting to catch up with them three decades later.

From the face of Life With Lucy to the adorable Punky Brewster, here are what your favourite child stars from the 1980s look like now.


Alyssa Milano Then


Anyone who is a fan of Alyssa will know she scored her first major acting role as Samantha Micelli in “Who’s the Boss?”, when she was just 11 years old. But, that was just the start of this beautiful actresses career.