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12 child actors when you look at them…

“Mary Poppins, goodbye”, “Daddy’s daughters”, “Jumble” – it seems that we recently enjoyed these films, programs, and TV shows, but meanwhile more than a dozen years have passed since they appeared on the screens. The actors who played our favorite characters have grown, and you probably want to find out how their fate turned out. For example, did you know that the Button from Daddy’s Daughters is a successful skater?

We at  Bright Side found out were 12 great actors are playing and what they are doing, who became famous in childhood.

Daria Melnikova (Zhenya Vasnetsova from the series “Daddy’s Daughters”)

12 child actors then and now, when you look at them, one thought revolves in your head: “How much did I sleep ?!”
© Daddy’s daughters / STS channel   © melnikovadsh / instagram  

After successful filming in the series, Daria began working at the Moscow Drama Theater. M.N. Ermolova. But she does not refuse film roles, continuing to actively star in both new Russian TV shows and videos. In 2013, Daria married the actor Arthur Smolyaninov, the couple has two sons.

Ekaterina Zorina (Dina from the movie “Sisters”)

12 child actors then and now, when you look at them, one thought revolves in your head: “How much did I sleep ?!”
© Sisters / CTB Film Company   © Ekaterina Gorina / vk  

Unfortunately, Catherine has not yet managed to become a famous actress: after “Sisters”, she played only a few minor roles in the series. After studying at the St. Petersburg Institute of Judaica at the Faculty of Philology, the girl got a job as a waitress. In 2018, she starred in the video Coins for the song “90”.

Inga Ilm (Masha Startseva from the film “The Adventures of Petrov and Vasechkin, Ordinary and Incredible”)

12 child actors then and now, when you look at them, one thought revolves in your head: “How much did I sleep ?!”
© Adventures of Petrov and Vasechkin, ordinary and incredible / Odessa Film Studio   © ingailm.com  

After graduating from the Moscow Art Theater School, Inga went to America to study at the famous acting school of Lee Strasberg. But life in the United States seemed unbearable to her, and after a couple of years, the actress returned, starting to work at the A.S. Pushkin Theater.

In parallel, she could be seen on television as the host of all kinds of programs. Since 2003, together with her husband, she has been running a successful publishing business. In addition, Inga completely plunged into the study of the artistic culture of Russia in the 1st half of the 18th century.

Anna Plisetskaya (Jane Banks from the movie “Mary Poppins, Goodbye”)

12 child actors then and now, when you look at them, one thought revolves in your head: “How much did I sleep ?!”
© Mary Poppins, bye / Mosfilm   © wikimedia  

Anna is a ballerina from the Plisetskys – Messerers dynasty. The niece of the famous Maya Plisetskaya gave her ballet almost all her life, but now Anna is the producer of music and dance projects, organizing concerts and performances.

Lina Braknite (Suok / Tutti’s heir doll from the movie “Three Fat Men”)

12 child actors then and now, when you look at them, one thought revolves in your head: “How much did I sleep ?!”
© Three fat men / Lenfilm   © sestraulrika / youtube  

Lina successfully starred in childhood. Films such as “Girl and the Echo” (1964), “Three Fat Men” (1964), and “Dubravka” (1967) were once widely heard by everyone. But after an unsuccessful attempt to enter VGIK, the girl decided to return home to Vilnius. Now the former actress and a historian by training work in the rare book department of the library of the Institute of History of the Academy of Sciences of Lithuania.

Anna Tsukanova-Kott (the girl from the Jumble magazine “Jumble”)

12 child actors then and now, when you look at them, one thought revolves in your head: “How much did I sleep ?!”
© Jumble / Film Studio. Gorky   instagram © instagram / anna_tsukanova_ko / instagram  

The actress successfully starred in many Russian series and projects (Woe from Wit, Mermaids, Fort Boyard: Return). Since 2016, Anna (by the way, the wife of director Alexander Kott) launched the Kinoeda project and is engaged in the delivery of individual hot meals to filming sets.

Ekaterina Starshova (Button from the series “Daddy’s Daughters”)

12 child actors then and now, when you look at them, one thought revolves in your head: “How much did I sleep ?!”
© Daddy’s daughters / Channel STS   © ekstarshova / instagram  

The actress was only 6 years old when fame fell on her. But such success did not turn the girl’s head but made her take a more responsible approach to choose a profession. Along with filming in films and commercials, Catherine won prizes in figure skating. And this year she entered the Moscow State University. MV Lomonosov at the Faculty of Fundamental Medicine.

Dmitry Martynov (Egor from the films “Night Watch” and “Day Watch”)

12 child actors then and now, when you look at them, one thought revolves in your head: “How much did I sleep ?!”
© Night Watch / Bazelevs Production   © Wild / Ankor Studio  

Dmitry began acting in commercials from the age of 6 too. And at 13 already played side by side with Konstantin Khabensky in the films “Night Watch” and “Day Watch”. Unfortunately, after the sensational blockbusters, star roles did not follow, and now the young man leads a closed lifestyle, and nothing is known about his new projects.

Medea Marinescu (Mirabela from the musical “Maria, Mirabela”)

12 child actors then and now, when you look at them, one thought revolves in your head: “How much did I sleep ?!”
© Maria, Mirabella / Moldova Film   © wikipedia  

The Romanian actress achieved fame in her country and participated in many films that were successful (“Return from Hell”, “Procrustean Bed”, “You Are So Beautiful”). Now she is actively acting and playing on the stage of the national theater.

Mikhail Filipchuk (Sanya from the movie “Thief”)

12 child actors then and now, when you look at them, one thought revolves in your head: “How much did I sleep ?!”
© Thief / Goskino   © MuhamadeevFarit / twitter  

Despite the fact that Mikhail received a number of awards after the release of the film, this did not affect the boy’s desire to continue his acting career. Mikhail graduated from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (Faculty of General and Applied Physics, Department of Quantum Radiophysics) and emigrated to the United States.

Anastasia Dobrynina (Cook from the movie of the same name)

12 child actors then and now, when you look at them, one thought revolves in your head: “How much did I sleep ?!”
© Cook / Staralis Film Company   © dobrynina_actress / instagram  

Huge n opulya rnost fell on the actress after the film “The Cook” in which the girl played in the age of 9. This was the starting point in the film career of the future star. At the moment, Anastasia has starred in 46 films and is not going to stop there.

Alexander Loye (red-haired boy from the Jumble magazine “Jumble”)

12 child actors then and now, when you look at them, one thought revolves in your head: “How much did I sleep ?!”
© Jumble / Film Studio. Gorky   © Shards of a crystal shoe / Film company “Russian”  

Although the actor starred in many episodes of “Jumble”, still gained wide fame after the role of Sidorov in the advertising of a carbonated drink Herschi Cola. He studied both at GITIS and at the Higher Theater School. M.S. Shchepkina. Now Alexander is involved in the Russian series.

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