Top 33 Child Actor Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Child Actor Quotes from famous people such as Jamie Bell, Cameron Boyce, Timothee Chalamet, Dwayne Hickman, Soham Chakraborty, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

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I hate the stereotype of the pitfalls of the child actor. There are so many amazing examples – Natalie Portman, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Jodie Foster, Drew Barrymore – of people who have made it through.
Jamie Bell
I think every child actor has that moment where they’re like, ‘OK, I’m not the same person that I was, and you guys need to see me as something different.’
Cameron Boyce
I’m sure no one really wants to think of themselves as a child actor.
Timothee Chalamet
That said, let me add that Joan and I never want him to be a child actor. We both feel that it takes away their childhood and puts untold pressure on children.
Dwayne Hickman
As a child actor, I had sung a song in the Bengali film ‘Bhagyadebata’ but it wasn’t kept in the final edit.
Soham Chakraborty
After working in a number of films as a child actor, I took a break so that people could forget me as a child actor and relate to me as a hero.
Kunal Khemu
Frankly, there is no shorter shelf life other than that of a child actor, than that of the ingenue.
Patricia Arquette
My daughter’s wanted to be an actress since she was six years old, but I didn’t want her to go through the same experiences as I did as a child actor.
Ricky Schroder
I wouldn’t even call myself a former child star. I was a child actor; there’s a difference.
Jurnee Smollett-Bell
I wasn’t a child actor. It was just three weeks of my life when I was eight.
Tom Sturridge
When I started as a child actor, my father didn’t tell me anything.
Mahesh Babu
Virtually all my conscious life I had been involved in theatre – I had been a child actor – but as a young man who had experienced the 1960s, British theatre seemed remote from my aspirations in life – theatre was still a posh thing, a middle-class thing, something for an elite.
Tony Robinson
For a child actor, it’s a matter of listening, reacting, and being able to put yourself in a new place without being scared.
Jena Malone
It’s difficult being a child actor. I don’t think everything beautiful has to be exploited. Some things can be beautiful and left beautiful.
Ricky Schroder
I was definitely acutely aware, the transition of being seen as a child actor to being taken seriously as an adult actor. It’s not always a smooth one.
Malcolm-Jamal Warner
I was a child actor in radio, and there’s not many of us left.
Dick Van Patten
I’ve never really felt like I was a child actor. Just an actor who happened to be quite young.
Saoirse Ronan
Kids kill a show! It’s, like, a fun concept when the character is pregnant, but then if a show runs for a while, I’m sorry, but it gets annoying when it starts to talk. You get a child actor in there, and unless that child actor is freakin’ awesome, it’s going to be annoying.
Eliza Coupe
I didn’t want to be a former child actor for the rest of my life, although in some ways I suppose I am. I am going to be that.
Mara Wilson
My memoir is being published by Beaufort Books and will be available fall of 2015. It’s about my unusual life as a child actor and how I made the unpopular choice to leave Hollywood, grow up, and stop pretending.
Lisa Jakub
My mom is definitely crazy. She would totally be a stage mom if I was a child actor.
Nico Santos
I wanted to be a child actor so bad that every day I’d beg my parents if I could audition, but my mom said, ‘Not until you can drive yourself to auditions.’
Zooey Deschanel
I’ve gone through my adolescence on TV so it’s pretty cringey when I look back on some pictures and scenes, but that’s part and parcel of being a child actor and growing up.
Kelvin Fletcher
What’s with the whole ‘child actor’ and ‘teen actor’ thing? You’re either an actor or actress, or you’re not. I don’t get it! I want to be taken seriously as an actor.
Julian Dennison
As a child actor, you experience a lot of depression and anxiety… Yes, I went through depression, and it was not comfortable. Yes, I struggle with anxiety and being paranoid, trying to figure out who I am.
Keke Palmer
Even when I turn 60, they’ll call me a child actor.
Hansika Motwani
My father was just 9 when he started as a child actor in ‘Afsana.’
Javed Jaffrey
Some people manage to make that transition from child actor to adult actor seamlessly. But I felt that if I spent my whole life on a film set without taking a few years to do something else, all I would ever know about was film sets.
Anna Popplewell
I was the class clown in school, and I was also a child actor – not on television, but in the theatre.
Dean Haglund
My mom had an audition for a commercial when I was about two and a half, and I ran in crying and interrupted her. They thought I was cute so they offered me a commercial role. My mom was skeptical and a bit nervous about the child actor thing, but I was extremely bossy and convinced them I wanted to try it.
Mae Whitman
I wasn’t like a Hollywood child actor – ‘I’m five! I can sing, I can dance, I can act! I wanna be a star!’
Alexander Skarsgard
I was a child actor but not a child star.

I was a child actor but not a child star.
Laurence Fishburne
I was never a child actor. I was a child performer.
Christopher Walken